BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – The Bryn Athyn College women's basketball team continues its season-opening string of six consecutive road games when the Lions head to Rosemont for a non-conference game on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 1 p.m.
LAST TIME OUT
The Lions were defeated by Penn State Brandywine in the consolation game of the Neumann Tip-Off 61-41 on Nov. 19. Clayshonia Cogmon scored a career-high 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Zeniyah Sanders posted a career-best 12 rebounds.
Rosemont picked up a 76-64 victory at Delaware Valley University on Nov. 21. The Ravens had four players in double figures, led by a 20-point effort from Shirle Brown. Ke'alohilani Naone-Carter added 14 points and 11 boards.
SCOUTING THE LIONS
Sanders and Cogmon have been leading the Lions during the early stages of the 2017-18 season.
Sanders is tops on the team in scoring (7.7 ppg) and blocked shots (6) and second rebounding (7.7 rpg) and shooting percentage (.323.) She is third in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) in blocks and has at least one block in each of the first three games.
Cogmon paced the team with 11.3 rebounds per game, which ranked third in the conference. She has grabbed at least eight in every game so far this season. On the offensive end, Cogmon is contributing 7.3 points per game to rank second on the team and shooting a team-best 33.3 percent from the field.
Bryn Athyn's strength has been the defense. The Lions are tops in the NEAC with 4.3 blocks per contest. Bryn Athyn is forcing opponents to shoot 35.7 percent overall and the field and 20.9 percent from behind the 3-point arc, which are sixth and second, respectively, in the conference. The team is seventh in the conference in scoring, allowing 63.7 points per game.
The Ravens are the top-scoring team in the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC), averaging 81.0 points per game. Rosemont has crossed the 80-point barrier in three of its four wins and scored 76 in the fourth. The team is shooting a conference-best 42.2 percent from the field and sits second in rebounding with 46.8 per game. Despite the strong shooting, Rosemont has only made nine 3-pointers on 52 attempts.
Rosemont has been a balanced squad with a different leading scorer in each of its four victories.
On the defensive side, the Ravens are forcing 25.75 turnovers per game
Naone-Carter is the Ravens' leading scorer and rebounder with 15.8 points per game and 9.5 rebounds per game. The third-best rebounder in the CSAC, Naone-Carter has led the Ravens in rebounding three times.
Jasmyn Parker and Shirle Brown are contributing 14.3 and 12.0 points per game, respectively.
This will be the first time that the Lions and Ravens will square off.