Spartans take on Lethbridge in return to the Enarson

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LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s women’s basketball team will be looking to rediscover its winning ways with a blast from the past as the Spartans return to the David E. Enarson gym this weekend for a two-game series with Lethbridge Friday and Saturday.

 

WEEKEND PREVIEW

Friday, Dec. 2 vs. Lethbridge (2-6) – 5 p.m. (PT)

Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. Lethbridge (2-6) – 5 p.m. (PT)

 

THE WEEKEND STORY

  • With Lethbridge in town, the Spartans (4-4) are looking for back-to-back wins against a Pronghorns side that has just two wins on the season.
  • Last year, the Spartans won both of their games with the Pronghorns, beating Lethbridge 86-63 and 78-62.
  • TWU has won its last three games against Lethbridge. The last time the Pronghorns beat the Spartans was Nov. 14, 2014 (67-55).
  • The last time TWU played at the David E. Enarson Gym was last year when the Spartans lost to eventual national champion Saskatchewan 71-53.
  • Prior to moving to the Langley Events Centre for the 2009-10 season, TWU’s final home game at the Enarson saw the Spartans lose 69-51 to Simon Fraser.
  • TWU’s Kayla Gordon is second in Canada West with a 55.4 field goal percentage.
  • Tessa Ratzlaff leads TWU in scoring with 14.9 points per game.
  • The Spartans are fifth in the conference in shooting percentage at 38.6 per cent and fifth in 3-point shooting at 30.8 per cent.
  • Teesha Olson leads Lethbridge in scoring with 10.1 points per game.
  • Lethbridge is sixth in the conference in 3-point attempts at 19.5 per game.

 

TRINITY WESTERN SPARTANS (4-4)

CIS ranking: NR

Canada West Standings: 7th (tied)

Last Game: Regina (85-47 L)

Streak: 3 loss

Form: W-W-L-L-L

2015-16 CW Regular Season Record: 8-12

2015-16 CW Playoff Record: 1-2

 

LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS (2-6)

CIS ranking: NR

Canada West Standings: 12th (tied)

Last Game: Calgary (72-47 L)

Streak: 4 losses

Form: W-L-L-L-L

2015-16 CW Regular Season Record: 1-19

2015-16 CW Playoff Record: Did Not Qualify

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