Nov. 15, 2006
Sacred Heart vs. Binghamton Post Game Notes
- The Pioneers grabbed their first win in the all-time series between the two schools. Binghamton now holds a 2-1 lead. Tonight marked the first meeting between SHU and BU on the Division I level. Their two previous meetings took place in 1998-99, during both school's transition years from DII to DI.
- Sacred Heart is 4-5 against the America East Conference. Tuesday marked the first time SHU faced a team from America East since beating New Hampshire, 64-57, and Albany, 69-63, during the 2002-03 season.
- For the third-straight season, the Pioneers have opened their schedule with their first two games on the road. And for the third-straight year they have opened 1-1.
- Senior Amanda Pape extended her streak of games in double figures to 25-straight dating back to last year with 12 points against the Bearcats. Pape has found double digits in 40 of her last 41 games.
- Pape's has now taken over sole possession of second place on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,449 points. She is 183 points away from becoming the school's all-time leading scorer.
- Point guard Kerri Burke led the Northeast Conference in assist-turnover ration last season (139/92/1.51) and was up to her old tricks Tuesday night. The senior floor general passed out five helpers against just one turnover. She added nine points and four steals to her box score line. Burke is now 4th all-time in career assists with 319.
- Sophomore Liz Guber made her first career start Tuesday night and played a career-high 31 minutes in the win. Gruber replaced junior Lisa Moray in the starting line-up and scored seven points, grabbed four rebounds, passed out three assists and made two steals.
- Sophomore Kaitlin Sowinski earned the starting nod at center against Binghamton, marking her third career starting assignment. She was limited to 18 minutes due to foul trouble but still scored seven points with four rebounds and three blocked shots.