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DPU women look to extend streak

Friday, January 22, 2010

GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw basketball teams will return to the Lilly Center this weekend to play a pair of SCAC games against Trinity on Friday and Southwestern on Saturday.

Both teams are riding winning streaks into this weekend's conference matchups and hope to continue their winning ways.

The Tiger women are led by Katie Aldrich and Emily Marshall, who are both averaging in double figures, with Marshall averaging a double-double. Aldrich leads the team in scoring with 11 points a contest, averages five rebounds per game and has swiped 10 balls -- all this and she hasn't started a game yet this season.

Marshall, on the other hand, has started every game for DPU this season and has seized that opportunity. She averages 10 points and 10 rebounds a game, plus leads the team in blocked shots with 12 and has picked up 13 steals on the season.

As a team, DePauw is averaging 73 points, while holding their opponents to just 54 points and holds a rebound advantage over their competition to the tune of 17.5 per contest.

The Trinity Tigers come to town on Friday, with the women hooking up in game one. The Tigers boast an 11-4 record, including a 5-2 record in the conference.

They're going to be relying on Abby Dietert, Danielle Hubenak, Ali Marzella and Kelsey Goodell to cause some havoc Friday. All four average in double figures, with Dietert leading the way with an average of 15.5. She's also collected 21 steals and 11 blocks this season.

The Tigers are putting up a comparable 72 points an outing and are hauling in 41 boards per game.

On Saturday, Southwestern invades the Lilly Center with a record of 8-8 overall and 4-3 in conference play.

Helping to lead the way will be Shae Seagraves with a 15 point and a five rebound average. She's also collected 28 steals and 26 blocks, while teammate Staley Mullins is averaging 12 points and has blocked an impressive 41 shots this season. She also averages 6.5 rebounds a game.

The Pirates average 64 points per contest, plus they pull down 35.6 rebound a game.