Feb. 21, 2007
Sacred Heart vs. Quinnipiac Post Game Notes
Wednesday night marked the 48th meeting between the Pioneers and Bobcats on the hardwood. SHU owns a 26-22 lead in the all-time series and an 11-6 edge since the two teams began playing as Division I institutions. SHU has also won seven-straight over Quinnipiac at home with the last Bobcat win in Fairfield coming during the 2000-01 season.
Wednesday's game was the 19th match-up between head coaches Ed Swanson and Tricia Fabbri. Swanson holds the edge, 13-6.
SHU's win guaranteed the Pioneers no worse then the #3 seed in the upcoming Northeast Conference Tournament. The Pioneers are a half game in front of Robert Morris (12-3) in second place with a 13-3 mark.
Seniors Amanda Pape, Kerri Burke, Jasmine Walker and Mary Rush were honored before the game in a `Senior Night' ceremony. The foursome will leave the program as the most successful class in school history. They are currently 83-33 in their four years, never missing a NEC Tournament.
Pape picked-up her fourth-straight double double with 22 points and 10 rebounds. She now has eight this season and 25 for her career.
Pape moved into sole possession of third place on the NEC all-time scoring list with 1,933 career points as she chases the 2,000 point milestone.
Sophomore Kaitlin Sowinski had the first perfect shooting game of her career, going nine-of-nine from the field and two-of-two at the line for 20 points.
Junior Lisa Moray tied her career-highs with seven rebounds and seven assists. The league leader in assist/turnover ration, Moray boosted her numbers with seven helpers against just one turnover.
Senior Jasmine Walker just missed her fourth-straight double double with eight points and 14 rebounds. Her 14 boards did mark the third time in the last four games she has pulled down 14 caroms. She has 13 games this season with double digit rebounds.
Head Coach Ed Swanson is now in sole possession of second place on the NEC wins list with 104. He trails Bill Sheahan, who coached at Mount St. Mary's, at 124 for the top-spot.
The Pioneers close out their regular season home schedule, finishing the year 9-3 at home in the William H. Pitt Center. SHU is 108-21 all-time in the building and 54-8 against NEC teams at home.