Feb. 3, 2007
Sacred Heart vs. Central Connecticut Post Game Notes
The Pioneers ran their winning streak to 12-straight over the Blue Devils and their lead in the all-time series to 18-8 with the win. SHU is 15-2 against CCSU since joining the Northeast Conference in 1999-00.
Head Coach Ed Swanson picked up his 100th career NEC win Saturday afternoon. He is now all alone in third place on the all-time NEC regular season wins list, trailing Sue Dekalb from Monmouth (103) for second and Bill Sheahan of Mount St. Mary's (124) for first place.
Senior Amanda Pape added to her league leading steals total on Saturday with five take aways. Pape now has 83 on the season, third in the country, and 338 for her career.
The Pioneers turned the ball over 20+ times for the third-straight game on Saturday with 25 miscues, a season-high mark. Their previous high was 24, set last Saturday in the win at Central Connecticut. SHU has committed 20 or more turnovers in five of the last seven games but has posted a 6-1 mark in those games.
SHU passed out 20 assists, their second time this season with 20 or more helpers. Their season high, 23, came against St. Francis (PA) at home in December.
SHU's defense tied a season-low, allowing 49 points on Saturday, a number matched in their 76-49 win over Wagner last month.
The Pioneers held the NEC's leading scorer and rebounder, senior Gabriella Guegbelet to just three-of-14 shooting for eight points with six rebounds. She came in averaging 18.7 points and 11.0 rebounds per game.