Women's Basketball will Open 2012-13 Against Bucknell at Home
Nov. 9, 2012
CINCINNATI - The Xavier women's basketball team is set to open its 2012-13 regular season Saturday night with in a match-up against the Bucknell Bison. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. at Cintas Center; doors open at noon. The 2012-13 women's basketball media guide will be for sale in the concourse for $12 apiece or three for $25.
About the Musketeers
The Musketeers' top returning scorer (10.6 ppg.) and rebounder (8.1 rpg. - 3rd A-10) senior Jessica Pachko was named to the Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference Team heading into the 2012-13 season. Sophomore Lakeisha Crouch is the team's second-leading returning rebounder after averaging 6.4 boards per contest a year ago and junior Shatyra Hawkes ranked seventh last season in assists with 3.4 per game.
Bucknell is also kicking off its 2012-13 regular season this afternoon. The Bison finished last season with a 5-25 overall record with a 3-11 mark in Patriot League play. BU fell to Lehigh in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Patriot League Championship, 63-47.
The Bison have four starters returning from last year's squad including leading scorer junior Shelby Romine who averaged 10.0 ppg. and 3.1 apg. a year ago. Bucknell's top returning rebounder is senior Lindsay Horbatuck who grabbed 8.4 boards per contest and the team's blocked shots leader was current senior Felicia Mgbada who swatted 1.3 shots per game.
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