Women's Basketball Hosts Final Home Game vs. Canisius

Feb. 22, 2007

Baltimore, Md. - Friday night is the final home game of the season for the Greyhounds and the final game in Reitz Arena for seniors Brittany Dunn, Jill Glessner, Vanessa Ruffin and Ebony Toliver. Loyola (16-10, 11-5 MAAC) host Canisius (15-12, 7-9 MAAC) in the home finale.

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Senior Jill Glessner continues to lead Loyola in scoring at 14.8 points per game. She also averages a team-high 2.8 assists per game, is second in steals with 1.4 and third in rebounds at 5.6. Vika Sholokhova leads the team in rebounds with 7.6 a game while following Glessner in the scoring column at 11.8 points per game. Brittany Dunn is third in scoring with an average of 9.9 points an outing. She leads the team in steals with 1.9 a game on average and is second in assists with 2.6 a game. Meghan Wood rounds out the top scorers with nine points a game and is second in rebounds with 6.6 an outing. The remaining `Hounds average between 6.0 and 1.2 points per game.

Abby Radunske leads Canisius in scoring at 11.2 points per game. She is third in recorded at 4.4. Megan Lyte and Amanda Cavo follow her in the scoring column, each averaging 10.4 points per game. Lyte leads the team on the boards with 6.4 a game. Brittane Russell is fourth with an average of 9.3 points per game while leading the team in steals with two a game. Jessie Lamparski rounds out the top scorers with 7.2 points a game while leading in assists with 3.8 a game.

Series Record:
Current Streak: Canisius +1
The series between Loyola and Canisius is relatively even at 20-21. The Golden Griffs however won the first six meetings between the 1986-87 season and the 1992-93 season. The Greyhounds went on to win 14 of the next 20 outings between the 1993-94 and 1999-2000 seasons. Since then, Canisius holds a 9-6 advantage.

The Greyhounds are more successful at home versus the Griffs, posting a 9-8 record in Reitz Arena. On the road they are 6-12 versus Canisius. The Greyhounds also hold a 5-1 advantage in MAAC Tournament play.

The Greyhounds fell to Iona 64-49 Monday night in New Rochelle, N.Y. The only scorer in double-figures for Loyola was freshman Erica DiClemente with a career-high 16 points.