Women's Basketball Prepares for New Hampshire
Nov. 19, 2012
Chestnut Hill, MA -
BOSTON COLLEGE VS. NEW HAMPSHIRE
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 20
TIME: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Conte Forum
TICKETS: Available at the ticket window on the South Side of Conte Forum.
The Boston College women's basketball team returns to action on Tuesday, November 20 as the Eagles host the New Hampshire Wildcats at Conte Forum (7 p.m.).
Boston College is coming off an emotional home victory over BYU last Thursday night. The Eagles defeated the Cougars, 62-56, behind a double-double (16 pts., 12 rebs.) from Katie Zenevitch. Kristen Doherty added 15 points and seven rebounds, while Tessah Holt notched 15 points in the win.
BC vs. UNH
The two teams last played on December 9, 2008 with the Eagles earning an 85-43 victory. BC was led by then-sophomore Carolyn Swords with 19 points and 14 rebounds, while teammate Jaclyn Thoman and Brittanny Johnson tallied 11 points apiece.
BC leads the overall series, 13-8. The Eagles have won the last six games against UNH.
The first meeting between BC and UNH took place on Jan. 26, 1977. The Wildcats won the game, 71-36. BC's first win over UNH occurred on Nov. 28, 1984. The Eagles were led by Ann Odoy `88 with 18 points in an 80-57 victory.
Junior Katie Zenevitch is shooting 56.8 percent (21-for-37) from the floor in three games. The Eagles forward led the team in field goal percentage last season (51.3%). Zenevitch led BC in the win over BYU with her first double-double (16, 12) of the season. She now has six career double-doubles.
The Eagles are shooting 84.8 percent from the free throw line this season. The Eagles opened the season hitting the first 14 foul shots.
Over the Thanksgiving break, Boston College will travel to Kat Cooper's home state of Washington to play in the Washington Dental Service Thanksgiving Tournament hosted by Seattle. BC will open up on Friday, Nov. 23 at 9 p.m. (ET). The second game will be played on Saturday, Nov. 24 against Portland or Seattle.
In the 1984-85 season Boston College opened the season with a 76-56 victory over Brown University on Nov. 20. Marie Grant `86 led the Eagles with a double-double (17 points and 11 rebounds).