Leopards Visit Boston University on Saturday Afternoon
Jan. 10, 2014
Lafayette takes on Boston University for the first time as a Patriot League foe on Jan. 11. The Leopards are looking for their first win in league play, while the Terriers are trying to move back to .500 in the Patriot League.
Against the Terriers
Today’s game marks the first game between the schools with both teams in the Patriot League. Boston holds an 8-1 advantage in the all-time series winning the last game in 1996, 61-48 in Boston.
The Terriers are led by senior forward Rashidat Agboola, who averages 12.0 points and 7.4 rebounds per contest. Classmate Danielle Callahan is second on the team scoring 10.6 points per game and she has dished out a team-high 77 assists this season. Freshman Sarah Hope has knocked down a team best 30 triples this season and averages 6.3 points per game. Senior Whitney Turner has started all 16 games for BU and is second on the team pulling in 6.7 boards per game.
Dianne Nolan is in the midst of her fourth season at the helm of the Leopards, holding a 36-68 mark at Lafayette. Kelly Greenberg has been roaming the sidelines at Boston University for ten seasons, she holds a 263-171 career record in 14 seasons.
Let it Snow
Sophomore Annette Snow scored a then career-high nine points in Lafayette’s loss to Navy on Sunday afternoon. Snow knocked down three triples to give the Leopards a boost off the bench. The New Jersey native got the start on Wednesday night and took advantage of her opportunity. She buried four threes on her way to a new career best 14 points and nine rebounds.
In Lafayette’s last game, the Leopards exploded offensively scoring 46 points in the opening frame. Lafayette knocked down 19 of its 38 field goals including six three-pointers. The 72 points in the game were the most since Nov. 15, when the Leopards put up 95 against Columbia. Emily Homan scored 15 points, after being held to just two against Navy on Sunday. Annette Snow and Maddie Peabody were the other Leopards in double-figures with 14 and 10 points, respectively.
Leopards Live Online
All of Lafayette’s Patriot League contests will also be live online on the Patriot League Network.