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GAFFNEY, S.C. - - Limestone outscored UVa-Wise 17-1 in a doubleheader sweep in the regular season softball opener for both schools Saturday.
WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. - - West Liberty outscored visiting UVa-Wise 48-34 in the second half of Saturday's Mountain East Conference contest to score an 81-79 win at the ASRC. The Hilltoppers Kailee Howe scored 23 of her game-high 29 points in the final 20 minutes, including 12 in the final six minutes of play to complete the comeback.
WISE, Va. – Defending Mountain East Conference Tournament Champion UVa-Wise will begin its 2015 season on Saturday when the team visits Limestone College for a non-conference doubleheader. Coach Karen Bitter's Highland Cavaliers were picked to finish second in the MEC Preseason Poll, one spot behind defending regular season champion West Virginia Wesleyan.
Storylines – West Liberty University gameWest Liberty is coming off of a 99-71 victory over Concord University entering Saturday's game against UVa-Wise. In that game, the Hilltoppers had two players finish in double figures. West Liberty was led by Zac Grossenbacher who finished with a game-high 19 points and a team-high 10 rebounds. Seger Bonifant assisted Grossenbacher finishing with16 points., while Devin Hoehn, Joe Lococo and Brady Arnold each added nine points. The Hilltoppers shot 54.3 percent from the floor and 46.4 percent from beyond the arc against Mountain Lions. On the season, Seger Bonifant is scoring 25.1 points per game and pulling down 4.3 rebounds a game, while CJ Hester is finishing with 15.5 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. West Liberty is scoring a league-high104.4 points per game.
At 13-4 in the Mountain East Conference, West Liberty enters Saturday's game against UVa-Wise in a four-way tie for the league lead. Four Hilltoppers are averaging in double figures, led by Liz Flowers' 21.5 point per game output. As a team, West Liberty is scoring a league-high 83.5 points per game and handing out a league-best 19.4 assists per game.
Wheeling, W.Va. – Wheeling Jesuit had six players finish in double figures en route to a 108-78 victory over UVa-Wise on Thursday at the McDonough Center.
WHEELING, W.Va. - - Jaila Bryant finished the game 10-13 from the field en route to a game-high 22 points as Wheeling Jesuit scored an 85-56 Mountain East Conference victory at the McDonough Center. Bryant's strong shooting performance bolstered a 63.6 shooting performance for the victorious Cardinals that included a 10-16 showing from beyond the 3-point line.
Storylines – Wheeling Jesuit University gameWheeling Jesuit is coming off of a 67-63 loss to the University of Charleston. In that game, the Cardinals had two players finish in double figures. ledby Kyle Ritz who had a game-high 18 points and six rebounds. Pat Moseh assisted Ritz finishing with11 points, while Eric Siefert added seven points,eight rebounds, five assists and two steals. The trio also had help from Justin Fritts who finished with seven points, six assists and four steals. On theseason, Siefert is scoring 16.1 points per game and pulling down 4.9 rebounds a game, while Ritz is finishing with 11.9 points and 7.4 rebounds pergame. The Cardinals are scoring 80.0 points per game and grabbing 36.4 rebounds per game.
Thursday's game between UVa-Wise and Wheeling Jesuit is a pivotal game for both squads as the teams head down the home stretch of the Mountain East Conference season. Wheeling Jesuit with a 11-7 record sits in sixth place in the Mountian East Conference. Meanwhile, UVa-Wise is still in eighth place, the final team to host an opening round tournament contest.
WISE - - ESPN3 will be streaming live Saturday's Mountain East Conference men's and women's basketball doubleheader between UVa-Wise and West Liberty University.
WISE - - UVa-Wise built a 37-20 halftime lead and held off a late charge by visiting Notre Dame College to post a 65-57 Mountain East Conference win at the Prior Center Monday. Three Cavaliers scored in double figures in the victory, led by a game-high 18 points from Blair Harding.
WISE, Va. - The Cavaliers shot 40 percent from the beyond the arc but it was not enough as visiting Notre Dame posted a 69-65 win at the Prior Center Monday.
Storylines – Notre Dame College gameNotre Dame is coming off of an 85-72 loss to Concord University entering Monday's game against UVa-Wise. In that game, the Falcons had four players finish in double figures. Notre Dame was led by Tyree Gaiter who had a game-high 24 points and three rebounds. Lawrence DeArmond assisted Gaiter finishing with16 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, two blocks and two steals, while Will Vorhees added 16 points and seven rebounds. On the season, Lawrence and Gaiter both are scoring 20.7 points per game. Lawrence is also pulling down 7.7 rebounds a game, while Gaiter is finishing with five assists and 2.5 steals per game. The Falcons are scoring 81.6 points per game and grabbing 37.3 rebounds per game.
Monday's game between UVa-Wise and Notre Dame College is a pivotal game for both squads as the teams head down the home stretch of the Mountain East Conference season. Currently, Notre Dame sits in fifth place, the last team not to receive a first round bye in the MEC Tournament if the season ended today. However, four teams are tied for first place, just one game ahead of the Falcons. Meanwhile, UVa-Wise is in eighth place, the final team to host an opening round tournament contes
WISE - - Blair Harding scored a game-high 29 points and grabbed 13 rebounds while UVa-Wise forced Urbana into 23 turnovers as the Cavaliers completed a season-sweep of the Blue Knights with a 75-58 victory at the Prior Center Saturday.
WISE, Va. - The second half battle was not enough for UVa-Wise Saturday in a 76-64 loss to Urbana University at the Prior Center.
WISE - - Head Coach Hank Banner's UVa-Wise Highland Cavaliers have been picked to finish 10 in the 2015 Preseason MEC Poll. The team posted a 16-29 overall record in 2014 and a 13-22 mark in league play.
Storylines – Urbana University gameUrbana is coming off of an 87-77 loss to Wheeling Jesuit University entering Saturday's game against UVa-Wise. In that game, the Blue Knights had five players finish in double figures. Urbana was led by Matt Csuhran who had a team-high 19 points and six rebounds. Myles Busby assisted Csuhran finishing with14 points, nine rebounds, three assists and two steals, while Ognjen Rebic added 14 points and four rebounds. On the season, Csuhran is scoring 10.9 points per game and corralling 3.7 rebounds a night. The Blue Knights are scoring 84.7 points per game and grabbing 38.2 rebounds per game.
Storylines – Urbana GameUrbana University enters Saturday's game at UVa-Wise a league worst 1-18 overall and 1-12 in Mountain East Conference play. The Blue Knights have lost 12 consecutive games since picking up their only win of the season, a 99-94 overtime victory against West Liberty on December 6. More recently, Urbana has had difficulty keeping the game within reach; the Blue Knights have lost thier last three games by an average of 13 points per game. The one calling card for coach Haley Ducey's squad has been the team's ability to make free throws. Entering Saturday, Urbana ranks second in the MEC in free throw percentage at 76.9. Individually, three Blue Knights are averaging double figures on the season, led by Kate Francisco's 13.1 points per game.
WISE - - Glenville State closed out the first half on a 7-1 run and limited UVa-Wise to just 29 percent shooting in claiming a 63-54 Mountain East Conference victory at the Prior Center Thursday night.
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