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Women's Basketball Hosts Rider for National Girls and Women in Sport Day

Feb. 10, 2007

Baltimore, Md. - The Greyhounds look to extend their win streak to three this Sunday when they host Rider in Reitz Arena. Loyola (14-9, 9-4) was won its last two games and looks for a third against the Broncs (1-23, 0-13).

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ABOUT THE `HOUNDS
Senior Jill Glessner continues to lead Loyola in scoring at 14.7 points per game. She also averages a team-high 2.7 assists per game, is second in steals with 1.5 and third in rebounds at 5.4. Vika Sholokhova leads the team in rebounds with 7.5 a game while following Glessner in the scoring column at 11.3 points per game. Brittany Dunn is third in scoring with an average of 10.3 points an outing. She leads the team in steals with two a game on average and is second in assists with 2.8 a game. Meghan Wood rounds out the top scorers with 9.5 points a game and is second in rebounds with 6.8 an outing. The remaining `Hounds average between 5.9 and 1.3 points per game.

SCOUTING THE BRONCS
Rider is led in scoring by Janele Henderson's 10.1 points. Shaunice Parker follows at 8.8 points and posts a team-high 5.4 rebounds an outing. Kelli Sawyer adds eight points a game and Kara Borel 7.5 points while coming in second in rebounds with 4.9 a game. She leads the team in assists (1.9) and steals (1.3).

SERIES RECORD VS. RIDER
Series Record: 19-7
Current Streak: Loyola +3
The Greyhounds hold a commanding 19-7 lead in the series with Rider. Loyola has won the last three outings and the last four home games.

COMMON OPPONENTS
Rider and Loyola each faced Penn, UMBC and Towson as a part of their non-conference schedule. In conference, both teams have faced the remaining eight schools at least once. Below is how each team fared against those opponents.

OpponentLoyolaRider
Penn - W, 75-63 - L, 77-65
UMBC - L, 58-56 - L, 69-61
Towson - LOT, 75-73 - L, 76-42
Marist - L, 60-50 - L, 84-59
Siena - W, 60-53 - L, 87-55
Siena - W, 71-54
Fairfield - L, 57-43 - L, 77-63
Fairfield - L, 63-51 - L, 73-57
Manhattan - W, 66-56 - L, 83-75
Manhattan - W, 61-45
Iona - W, 73-68 - L, 64-59
Canisius - L, 61-53 - L, 61-47
Canisius - L, 88-60
Niagara - W, 91-53 - L, 71-51
Niagara - W, 65-55 - L, 66-60
Saint Peter's - W, 72-61 - L, 71-51
Saint Peter's - L, 71-56

LAST TIME OUT
Loyola posted three players in double-figures en route to a 72-61 win over Saint Peter's. Vika Sholokhova led with 20 points and 13 rebounds for her second consecutive double-double. Jill Glessner added 15 points while Brittany Dunn chipped in 14.