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Women's Basketball vs. Hilbert First Round AMCC Tournament
02/20/2006

FROSTBURG, MD — The Frostburg State women’s basketball team hosts Hilbert in the first round of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament tomorrow evening at 7:00 pm.

The No. 3 Bobcats enter the tournament with a 17-8 overall record and a 13-6 league mark while the Hawks enter the game 6-18 overall and 5-13 in the AMCC.

In the two regular-season meetings, FSU swept Hilbert by a combined 54 points. The Bobcats have also won their last four meetings against the Hawks.

FSU is powered by a trio of players including junior Krystin Hargrove (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) who leads the team with 14.2 points per game. She is followed by classmate Tracie George (Windber, Pa./Windber) who is averaging 13.1 ppg and freshman Caryn Wright (Baltimore, Md./Western Tech) with 12.7. Individually, they rank fifth, sixth and seventh in the conference in scoring, respectively.

Senior Stephanie Watts (Baltimore, Md./North County) ranks second in the nation averaging 4.8 steals per game while leading FSU with 8.3 rebounds per game, 4.3 assists per game and 35 total blocks. She is fourth on the unit, scoring 8.5 ppg and while leading the team with seven double-doubles.

As a team, the Bobcats lead the AMCC in shooting percentage (42.2%) and rank second in rebounding margin (+2.2).

Hilbert is led by Autumn Lee-Jefferies averaging 12.5 ppg followed by Amanda McHale with 10.8. McHale leads the league with 10.4 rebounds per game and 2.42 blocks per game. Kaitlyn Miller leads HC in assists (84) and steals (43).

The FSU-HC winner will advance to face No. 1 seeded Medaille in the semifinals on Friday afternoon at 5:00 pm in Buffalo, N.Y.

The AMCC championship match is scheduled for Saturday, February 25 at 3:00 pm. The AMCC Tournament champion will receive an automatic bid the NCAA Division III Tournament.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780
E-mail: sportsinfo@frostburg.edu