November 12, 2006

Sacred Heart vs. Boston College Post Game Notes

Nov. 12, 2006

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Sacred Heart vs. Boston College Post Game Notes

- Boston College took a 2-1 lead in the all-time series between the two schools. The Eagles won the last meeting, 94-49 on December 21, 2003. SHU's lone win came in 1979, a 68-40 win in the Bentley Tournament.

- Sacred Heart is now 0-3 against teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference. SHU lost a pair of games to Maryland, including a 95-54 loss in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament last season.

- The Pioneers lost on the road to start a season for the first time since a 74-48 loss at Massachusetts in 2002. SHU is 4-4 in season openers since turning Division I in 1999-00 and 17-16 all-time.

- Senior Amanda Pape extended her streak of games in double figures to 24-straight dating back to last year with 12 points Sunday afternoon. Pape has found double digits in 39 of her last 40 games.

- Pape's 12-point effort moved her into a tie for second place on the school's all-time scoring list with Kim Filia (1989-93) with 1,437 points. She is 195 points away from becoming the school's all-time leading scorer.

- Senior Kerri Burke passed out two assists to move her career total to 314, taking over fifth on the all-time list.

- Freshman Lindsey Gibson made her first career start becoming the first Pioneer rookie to start her first career game since Pape drew the starting nod against UMass in 2003. Gibson recorded her first bucket at 15:49 in the first half to mark the first points of the 2006-07 season.

- SHU shot just 28.1% (18-64) from the field, their first time under 30% since losing at Hofstra on Nov. 22, 2005 (24.1% - 12-50).

- Sunday's game marked the debut of Pioneer women's basketball on WICC 600 AM. Jeff Holtz and Gene Gumbs called the action for the first of 18 broadcasts this season, eight on WICC.