SATURDAY, DEC. 8 // 1:00 PM
BOSTON – Suffolk women's basketball will cap off its 2018 home schedule Saturday, Dec. 8 when it welcomes Framingham State to Regan Gymnasium for a 1 p.m. battle.
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LAST TIME OUT
Jenni-Rose DiCecco and Jordan Hipwell each produced double-doubles, while Marissa Gudauskas contributed a career-high 20 points as the trio paced Suffolk women's basketball to a 74-71 victory over Fitchburg State Thursday night inside Regan Gymnasium.
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Suffolk moved to 6-3 on the season after defeating Fitchburg State Thursday night. Half the Rams' six wins have come in front of their home crowd on the Michael E. Smith & Larry S. Smith Court.
Jenni-Rose DiCecco plays a well-balanced game to anchor Suffolk in nearly every statistical category. The floor general, who averages 39.7 minutes per outing, puts together a team-high in points (18.0 ppg), assists (4.2 apg) and steals (2.5 spg) and is second on the squad on the boards (6.9 rpg).
Alexis Hackett averages a double-double of 10.2 ppg and 10.9 rpg, while Jordan Hipwell also helps on both ends of the hardwood with 8.2 ppg and 5.4 rpg, respectively. Marissa Gudauskas (8.3 ppg) and Gabriella DeComo (9.1 ppg) have each chipped in to the offense as well this season.
FRAMINGHAM STATE FACTS
Framingham State is unbeaten in December, winning each of its three outings, and heads into Saturday's showdown coming off an offensive onslaught of Anna Maria, 84-61, that put the Rams at 5-2 on the season.
Mary Kate O'Day and Emily Velozo lead FSU's 70.9 ppg offense. The former has put together 16.1 ppg, while the latter provides 14.7 ppg. Each also pitch in on the glass with O'Day pulling down 5.1 rpg and Velozo grabbing 3.4 rpg. Tiphani Harris is the true leader on the boards with 8.7 rpg to go with 9.4 ppg.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Suffolk returned to the win column versus Framingham State in overtime fashion last season as the Boston Rams defeated FSU, 90-87.
- The blue-and-gold is 21-14 all-time versus Framingham.
WHAT'S TO COME?
Suffolk will conclude action before finals on the road when it visits Clark Tuesday, Dec. 11 for a 7 p.m. tip-off.