WashU Begins Second Half of UAA Schedule on Road

Photo by Marco Quaroni
Photo by Marco Quaroni

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• UP NEXT The Bears will face the same University Athletic Association (UAA) opponents from the previous weekend on their home courts as WashU travels to Pittsburgh to face Carnegie Mellon (10-8, 1-6 UAA) for a 6 p.m. (ET) tip-off Friday and then a 2 p.m. (ET) game time against Case Western Reserve in Cleveland on Sunday. The Bears have the fifth toughest schedule in NCAA Division III and have won eight consecutive contests, including all seven of its association games.

PREVIOUS HISTORY WashU is 59-3 all-time against Carnegie Mellon, and has won 52 consecutive contests. The Bears are 50-1 against the Spartans including 12 straight wins.

ALL-TIME THREAT Senior guard Rachael Sondag was named the UAA Athlete of the Week after averaging 19 points per game while converting 60 percent of her shots from beyond the arc. In the process of hitting a season-high six three-pointers in back-to-back contests Sondag pushed ahead of Kelly Manning (192: 2002-06) for the Bears all-time three-point field goals made record, and currently has 195. She ranks third in school-history in 3-PT FG% (40.9).

200 WIN MILESTONE Head coach Randi Henderson exceeded 200 career victories this season and has an overall record of 203-114 (.640).

• 1000 POINT CLUB Senior forward Madeline Homoly became just the 14th individual in WashU women's basketball program history to reach 1,000 career points. She has averaged 15.8 points per game in 74 games played in her career and has totaled 1,166 career points. Homoly is 30 points shy of moving into eighth place.

            7. Jacquie Welkener - 1,272 (1983-87)

            8. Michele Lewis - 1,196 (1988-92)

            9. Madeline Homoly - 1,166 (2016-19)

• DISHING THE ROCK Senior guard Becca Clark-Callender has reached double figures in assists three times this season and is quickly approaching her second straight season of more than 100 assists with 91 this year. She is tied for sixth all-time in assists with Carolyn Royce with 316.

            4. Sarah Goldman - 340 (1990-94)

            5. Shanna-Lei Dacanay - 317 (2005-09)

            T6. Becca Clark-Callender - 316 (2015-19)

            T6. Carolyn Royce - 316 (1989-93)