November 26, 2006

Sacred Heart vs. Yale Post Game Notes

Nov. 26, 2006

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Sacred Heart vs. Yale Post Game Notes

- The Pioneers and Bulldogs have met each of the last eight seasons, every year of the SHU's young Division I history. The Pioneers have won all eight games and with Saturday's win is now 9-3 in the all-time series between the Connecticut schools. Yale's last win came during the 1979-80 season.

- Senior point guard Kerri Burke did not play in a game for the first time Saturday afternoon since her freshman season. Burke had started every game at point guard the last two seasons. She is currently battling a back injury.

- Sophomore Khalia Cain made her first start at the point on Saturday and gave the Pioneers a lift with some career numbers. Cain played a career-high 37 minutes while leading all scorers with 22 points, also a career mark. She went to the free throw line 17 times in the game and hit 14. Her previous career marks coming into Saturday were 23 minutes (vs. FDU 2/20/06), six points (vs. Wagner 1/7/06), four free throws (vs. Wagner 1/7/06) and four free throw attempts (2x last vs. Wagner 1/7/06).

- Sophomore center Kaitlin Sowinski turned in her first career double double in the win over Yale. Sowinski scored 16 points, hitting eight of 10 from the field while grabbing a career-high 12 rebounds.

- Senior Amanda Pape tied her career high with eight assists in the win. She previously passed out eight helpers on March 5th, 2005 in the first round of the NEC Tournament against Mount St. Mary's. She currently leads the team with 21 assists this year.

- Pape played all 40 minutes of Saturday's win, the first time she has done that this season and the 16th time of her career she has played every minute of a game. She finished with a season-high 16 points in the win.

- Junior Lisa Moray finished with a career-high five assists. Her previous high of four came against La Salle two games ago.

- Saturday marked the first game this season the Pioneers broke the 70 point mark. SHU scored 70 or more 15 times last season.

- The Pioneers are 2-3 through five games.

- Yale's Erica Davis set a new school record with seven blocks.