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Women's Basketball Hosts Fairfield Monday

Jan. 7, 2007

Baltimore, Md. - Monday the Loyola College women's basketball team plays in its third straight home game looking for its fourth straight win. The Greyhounds (7-6, 2-1) are also looking for their third conference win over the Stags (6-6, 1-1).

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ABOUT THE `HOUNDS
Senior Jill Glessner continues to lead Loyola in scored with 15.2 points a game. She also leads in assists with 2.9 a game and is tied for second in rebounds with six a game. Classmate Brittany Dunn follows with 10.1 points a game and leads the team in steals with 1.8 a game. Dunn is second in assists with 2.4 a game. Junior Meghan Wood is third in scoring at 9.7 points a game and leads in rebounds with 6.8 a game. Classmate Vika Sholokhova is fourth in scoring with 8.3 a game and ties Glessner for second place in boards with six a game.

SERIES RECORD VS. FAIRFIELD
The Greyhounds and Stags have met 39 times over the past 27 years with Fairfield leading the series 24-15. Loyola holds a 10-8 total advantage in the comforts of home.

SCOUTING THE STAGS
Fairfield is currently led in scoring by Sabra Wrice's 14.2 points and adds 5.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.6 steals a game. Meka Wertz adds 10/7 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists and a team-high 2.1 steals a game. Baendu Lowenthal adds 9.9 points and 5.5 rebounds a game. Stephanie Geehan adds a team-high 6.8 rebounds and one block a game.

COMMON OPPONENTS
Besides the MAAC opponents both teams will face this season, Loyola and Fairfield each played Villanova as a part of their non-conference schedules. The Greyhounds topped Villanova 61-54 while the Stags fell 59-37. Of the three conference games the two teams have faced, the only common opponent to date has been Marist. Both teams lost to the Red Foxes; Loyola 60-50 and Fairfield 74-52.

LAST TIME OUT
Senior Brittany Dunn scored 15 points to lead Loyola to a 60-53 home win over Siena. Jill Glessner added 14 points, all in the second half while Meghan Wood tallied a near double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds.