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Leopards Look for Third Straight

Nov. 14, 2013

Game Notes
Lafayette vs. Columbia
Friday Nov. 15 | 8 p.m.
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Game Notes

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Opening Tip
The Leopards play their second Ivy League opponent in as many games, when Columbia visits College Hill. Lafayette comes into Friday night’s game 2-0 for the first time since the 2005-06 season. Columbia split its first two games, beating LIU Brookyln, 62-59, before falling to San Francisco, 83-69.

Last time Out
Lafayette improved to 2-0 with a 70-69 come from behind win over Brown on Sunday afternoon. Junior Emily Homan led the way with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Homan scored the go-ahead layup on a feed from Jamie O’Hare in the final 25 seconds of the game. The Leopards were able to get a defensive stop and gather the rebound as time expired.

Homan led all scorers with 21 points and 13 rebounds. O’Hare scored 19 points, while Danielle Fiacco tallied 10 points, eight rebounds and six blocks.  The Leopards scored nine of the last 11 points after trailing 67-61 with 4:13 to play.

Double Up
Junior Emily Homan is averaging a double-double, 21 points and 10 rebounds, through her first two games this season. She was honored as the Patriot League Player of the Week after the first weekend of play. The junior posted her first double-double of the season against Brown, 21 points and 13 rebounds. Homan has also been dominant on the offensive glass grabbing six offensive boards per game.

Coaching Matchup
Dianne Nolan is in her fourth season at the helm of the Leopards, holding a 32-60 mark at Lafayette. She is going for her 550th career win tonight. Stephanie Glance is in her first season in charge of the Lions and enters Friday night with a 1-1 record. She holds a 78-42 record in four seasons with Illinois State and North Carolina State.