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BLUEFIELD COLLEGE 2012-13 Women’s Basketball

SPORTS INFORMATION

RUDY ROEDIGER, Sports Information Director 3000 College Ave., Bluefield, Virginia 24605 cell: 740-656-2685 email: rroediger@bluefield.edu twitter: @ruudsports

BLUEFIELD SCHEDULE/RESULTS NOVEMBER Date Opponent Time/Result 2 VIRGINIA INTERMONT W, 82-59 3 ALLEN (SC) W, 84-48 7 BLUEFIELD STATE (WV) W, 73-64 10 at Mt. Vernon Nazarene (OH) W, 69-43 15 (6) GEORGETOWN (KY) # 6:00 p.m. 17 ST. CATHARINE’S (KY) # 2:00 p.m. 18 at Radford (VA) - Exhibition 3:00 p.m. 20 at (22) Bethel (TN) # 6:00 p.m. 25 at High Point (NC) - Exhibition 2:00 p.m. 29 at (RV) Cumberland (TN) # 6:00 p.m. DECEMBER 1 at (18) Cumberlands (KY) # 4 VIRGINIA U-LYNCHBURG 6 at Virginia Intermont 9 at Allen (SC) 15 at Newport News Apprentice 16 at Virginia U.-Lynchburg JANUARY 3 UVA-WISE (VA) # 5 PIKEVILLE (KY) # 10 at (17) Lindsey Wilson (KY) # 12 at (13) Campbellsville (KY) # 17 at Rio Grande (OH) # 19 at (2) Shawnee State (OH) # 24 (13) CAMPBELLSVILLE (KY) # 26 (17) LINDSEY WILSON (KY) # 31 at Pikeville (KY) # FEBRUARY 2 at UVA-Wise (VA) # 7 (2) SHAWNEE STATE (OH) # 9 RIO GRANDE (OH) # 14 at St. Catharine’s (KY) # 16 at (6) Georgetown (KY) # 21 (18) CUMBERLANDS (KY) # 23 (RV) CUMBERLAND (TN) # SCHEDULE KEY

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All times Eastern Standard and Subject to change Home Games in BOLD CAPS Mid-South Conference Games = #

Bluefield (4-0, 0-0 MSC) vs. No. 6 Georgetown (2-0, 0-0 MSC) Thursday, November 15, 2012 | 6 p.m. EST Dome Gymnasium (800) | Bluefield, Va. STORY LINES

After being selected to finish last in the 11 team Mid-South Conference after finishing a program best 22-12 and a sixth place finish in the NCCAA National Tournament a year ago the Rams (4-0, 0-0 MSC) have stormed out of the gates in 2012 winning their first four contests over Virginia Intermont (82-59), Allen (S.C.) (84-48), Bluefield State (72-63), and Mount Vernon Nazarene (69-43), scoring an average of 76.75 points per game and winning by an average margin of 23.5 points. The perfect 4-0 start is two games better than the 2011-12 squad and matches the 2009-10 start for the Rams who finished 20-11. The Rams are led by last years AllAmerican Honorable Mention Tequila McNeal (17.33), and newcomer Ashley White (13.0) but the Rams have received substantial support from Alexis Allen and Sharonda Tate each scored a season high with 13 and 12 points respectively against Bluefield State, Tempestt Lewis who is shooting a team best .500 from behind the 3-point line and scored a season high 11 points against Allen while fellow freshman Monique Robson added 10 points against AU. In reverse fashion Georgetown (2-0, 0-0 MSC) entered the season as the No. 6 ranked team in NAIA Preseason Coaches Poll following an NAIA Fab Four apperance last season with a 24-10 overall record while finishing third in the MSC with a 12-4 mark. The Tigers ended the 2011-12 regular season as the No. 11 team in the NAIA Coaches Poll but defeated Vanguard (Calif.), 70-68, Avila (Mo.), 80-71, and Rogers State (Okla.), 70-63, to earn a spot against Union (Tenn.) in the Fab Four a game they lost, 62-50. This season Georgetown has defeated both of its opponents, Mid-Continent (Ky.), 97-45, and Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.), 83-73, are led by a trio of double digit scorers, junior forward Lizza Jonas ranks in the top-15 in field goal percentage (.696) and points per game (21.5) while Devon Golden (16.0) and Devanny King (15.5) round out the double digit averages, Tyra Kourtney (9.5), Haley Armstrong (9.0), and Lindsay Fultz (8.5) can score in double digits.

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No. Name N

QUICK FACTS

Location Bluefield, Va. Founded 1922 Enrollment 850 Nickname Rams Colors Red, White & Blue Conference Mid-South President Dr. David Olive Athletic Director Peter Dryer Stadium Dome Gymnasium

Pos.

Ht.

Cl.

Hometown(Previous School)

00 0

Tempestt Lewis

G

5-4

SO

Pemberton, N.J. (Pemberton Township)

1

Ashley White

G

5-3

Sr.

Philadelphia, Pa. (Brewton Parker College)

2

Maryah Mazyck

G

5-8

Fr. Charlotte, N.C. (Charlotte Christian Academy)

4

Celinda Arrington

G

5-4

Sr.

5

Janee Simmons

10 1

Monique Robson

15 1 20

Long Beach, Calif. (Bellflower)

F

5-11

Jr.

Orangeburg, S.C. (Florida A&M)

G/F

5-10

So.

Harrisburg, N.C. (Hickory Ridge)

Bria Moore

G

5-8

So.

Richmond, Va. (Banner Christian)

Sharonda Tate

G

5-7

Jr.

Greer, S.C. (Spartanburg Methodist College)

21

Alexis Allen

G

5-5

Fr.

Beckley, W.Va. (Woodrow Wilson)

22

Asia Wheeler

F

5-10

Jr.

Brooklyn, N.Y. (Guilford Tech CC)

23

Asia Watson

C

6-3

Jr.

Philadelphia, Pa. (Butler CC)

24

Tequila McNeal

G

5-6

Jr.

Columbia, S.C. (Spartanburg Methodist C)

30

Jade McDaniel

G

5-8

So.

Union, W.Va. (James Monroe)

40

Megan Tennant

F

5-9

Fr.

Avery, N.C. (Avery)

Head Coach Melissa Baker Assistant Coach Jessica Brokaw

POTENTIAL STARTERS G | 1 | Ashley White

G | 4 | Celinda Arrington

5-3 | SR |

5-4 | SR |

GP-GS

4-3

Philadelphia, Pa. PTS

13.0

AST

6.0

FG%

.517

* In first career appearance for the Rams in the season opener, provided 17 points, 6 assists, 3 rebounds, and 3 steals. * Ranks 15th in Assists per Game (5.5)

F | 5 | Janee Simmons 5-11 | JR | Orangeburg, S.C. GP-GS

4-4

PTS

6.0

REB

4.0

GP-GS

4-4

Long Beach, Calif. PTS

5.7

AST

2.3

3-FG%

.444

* Provided season high 4 assists while collecting 6 rebounds and scoring 6 points against Bluefield State. * Scored season high 8 points vs Allen.

F | 10 | Monique Robson 5-10 | SO | Harrisburg, N.C.

FG%

.400

* Recorded first double-double of the season with a season high 17 pts on 6-of-7 shooting and 10 rebounds along with 3 blocks and 4 steals against Mt. Vernon.

GP-GS

4-4

PTS

6.3

REB

4.7

FG%

.889

* Scored season high 10 points on 5-for-5 shooting against Allen while collecting a season high 7 rebounds and 3 steals. * Had 3 assists vs Virginia Intermont.

G | 24 | Tequila McNeal 5-6 | JR | GP-GS

4-4

Columbia, S.C. PTS

17.3

STL

2.25

FG%

.538

* Leads team and ranks 45th in PPG (17.3) * Scored 23 points in the season opener. * HM All-American in 2011-12. * Season high 6 RB vs Mt. Vernon.

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No. Name

QUICK FACTS

Pos.

Ht.

Cl.

Hometown(Previous School)

00

Tena Johnson

P

6-3

Fr.

Akron, Ohio (Firestone)

3

Olivia Coleman

G

5-4

So.

Hendersonville, Tenn. (Concord U.)

10

Andrea Howard

G

5-10

Jr.

Frankfort, Ky. (Franklin County)

11

Lizza Jonas

F

5-10

Jr.

Lexington, Ky. (Tates Creek)

14

Devon Golden

G

5-10

Sr.

Wapakoneta, Ohio

15

Jessica Foster

F

6-1

Fr.

Versailles, Ind. (South Ripley)

20

Lindsay Fultz

F

5-10

Jr.

Lawrenceburg, Ky. (Anderson County)

21

Kourtney Tyra

G

5-5

Jr.

McKee, Ky. (Jackson County)

22

Haley Armstrong

G

5-9

Fr.

Murray, Ky. (Murray)

Mykal Farris

G

5-8

Fr.

Ashland, Ky. (Paul Blazer)

Devanny King

P

6-0

So.

Medina, Ohio (Medina)

Location Georgetown, Ky. 23 Founded 1787 42 Nickname Tigers Conference Mid-South President Dr. William H. Crouch, Jr. Athletic Director Brian Evans

Head Coach Andrea McCloskey Assistant Coaches Carter Adams

POTENTIAL STARTERS F | 11 | Lizza Jonas

G | 14 | Devon Golden

5-10 | JR | Lexington, Ky.

5-10 | SR | Wapakoneta, Ohio

GP-GS

2-2

PTS

21.5

REB

8.0

FG%

.696

* Ranks 9th in FG% (.696), 14th in PPG (21.5), and 17th in Offensive RPG (4.5) * Scored 24 points and collected 12 rebounds in 83-72 win over Trevecca.

GP-GS

2-2

PTS

16.0

REB

FG%

9.5

.563

* Ranks 6th in NAIA in SPG (4.5) * Ranks 22nd in Defensive RPG (6.5) * Ranks 26th in RPG (9.5) * Career averages 7.8 PPG in 90 games

F | 20 | Lindsay Fultz

G | 21 | Kourtney Tyra

5-10 | JR | Lawrenceburg, Ky.

5-5 | JR |

GP-GS

2-2

PTS

8.5

REB

2.5

FG%

.412

* Held to just 2 points against Trevecca * Ranks 23rd in NAIA in 3-PT FG% (.500), made 3-of-4 vs. Mid-Continent * Averages 5.1 PPG in 39 career games.

GP-GS

2-2

McKee, Ky. PTS

9.5

FG%

.385

3-PT%

.667

* Ranks 5th in 3-PT FG% (.667) * Scoring a career low 9.5 PPG this season. * Averages 13.4 PPG in 59 career games. * Has made 2 3-PT shots in each game.

P | 42 | Devanny King 6-0 | SO | GP-GS

2-2

Medina, Ohio PTS

15.5

REB

7.5

FG%

.563

* Ranks 26th in Blocks per game (1.5) and Free Throw Pct (.867). * Scored 18 points and had 9 rebounds, 2 steals and a block against Mid-Continent

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00 | Tempestt Lewis | G

1 | Ashley White | G

5-4 | SO | Pemberton, N.J.

5-3 | SR | Philadelphia, Pa.

2 | Maryah Mazyck | G

4 | Celinda Arrington | G

5-8 | FR | Charlotte, N.C

5-7 | JR | Long Beach, Calif.

5 | Janee Simmons | F

10 | Monique Robson | G/F

5-11 | JR | Orangeburg, S.C.

5-10 | SO | Harrisburg, N.C.

15 | Bria Moore| G

20 | Sharonda Tate| G

5-8 | SO | Richmond, Va.

5-7 | JR | Greer, S.C.

21 | Alexis Allen | G

22 | Asia Wheeler| F

5-5 | FR | Beckley, W.Va.

5-10 | JR | Brooklyn, N.Y

23 | Asia Watson | C

24 | Tequila McNeal | G

6-3 | JR | Philadelphia, Pa.

5-5 | SO | Columbia, S.C.

30 | Jade McDaniel | G

40 | Megan Tennant | F

5-8 | SO | Union, W.Va.

5-9 | FR | Avery, N.C.

* Scored a career high 11 points against Allen. * Made 2-of-3 3-Pts in season opener against Virginia Intermont.

* Scored a career high 6 points while making a career high 5 steals and providing a career high 4 assists against Allen.

* Recorded first double-double of the season with a season high 17 pts and 10 rebounds along with 3 blocks and 4 steals against Mt. Vernon.

* Tied a career high 6 points against Allen. * Provided a career high 2 assists against Mt. Vernon to go along with 2 rebounds.

* Scored a career high 13 points on 4-of-7 shooting from 3-point land against Bluefield State. * Ranks 25th in 3-pointers made (9)

* Made 2 blocks collected 8 rebounds and scored 7 points in debut for Rams in win over VI. * Collected an average of 7 rebounds per game.

* Played in 19 games as a freshman while averaging 0.7 PPG and 0.6 RPG while shooting .857 percent (6-of-7) from the foul line.

* In first career appearance for the Rams in the season opener, provided 17 points, 6 assists, 3 rebounds, and 3 steals.

* Provided season high 4 assists while collecting 6 rebounds and 6 points against Bluefield State. * Scored season high 8 points vs Allen.

* Scored season high 10 points on 5-for-5 shooting against Allen while collecting a season high 7 rebounds and 3 steals.

* Scored a career high 12 points to go along with 4 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assists off the bench against Bluefield State.

* Transfer from Guilford Tech CC. * One of the six new faces on the Rams roster that includes three transfers.

* Leads team and ranks 45th in PPG (17.3) * Scored 23 points in the season opener. * Season high 6 RB vs Mt. Vernon.

* Scored a season high 7 points vs. Mt. Vernon. * Collected season high 7 rebounds and provided 2 assists against Bluefield State.

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