Central Faces Sacred Heart Saturday Afternoon

Central Faces Sacred Heart Saturday Afternoon

The Central Connecticut women's basketball team returns home on Saturday,  January 13 for a 1:00 p.m. duel with the Sacred Heart Pioneers inside Detrick Gymnasium. 

CCSU fell at Bryant, 66-50 on last Saturday in Smithfield, RI. The Blue Devils were led by a career high 13 points from freshman Emma McCamus. The Bulldogs outscored Central 34-17 in the second and third quarters to build a substantial lead, led by a career-high 28 points from Sydney Holloway who also had 10 rebounds.


CCSU (1-13, 1-2 NEC) vs. SACRED HEART (6-9, 2-2 NEC) | Saturday, Jan. 13 | 1:00 PM

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Most Recently for SHU • The Pioneers enter Saturday's contest on a two game winning streak after defeating Mount St. Mary's (82-52) and Wagner (72-55) last weekend. Redshirt junior Katherine Haines led SHU with a career-high 26 points past the Seahawks.
Last Year vs. Sacred Heart • Sophomore Ashley Chin knocked down a career-high 10 points and nine differnt players score in CCSU's home 67-50 win at home. Central shot 25-for-56 (44.6%) from the floor and SHU made 18-of-59 (30.5%) from the field led by 15 points from Katherine Haines.
CCSU in the NEC • Through three NEC contests, the Blue Devils rank first in the league in three-point field goal defense, holding teams to a mere 28.6 percent on average. Junior Andi Lydon sits at the top of the individual free-throw percentage standings, connecting on 82.6 percent (38-46) on the season. 
Series History • Saturday marks the 40th meeting between Central and Sacred Heart. The Pioneers hold a 28-11 advantage in the overall series. The Blue Devils and SHU split the series last season with both teams earning a victory on their home courts. CCSU won 67-50 in New Britain, CT and Sacred Heart topped Central 82-61 at Fairfield, CT.
Up Next • The Central Connecticut women's basketball team will next head to Teaneck, NJ on Monday, Jan. 15 to challenge Fairleigh Dickinson at 5:00 p.m.