Aggies hit the road to battle Lopers and Tigers
For Immediate Release
November 14, 2019
Cameron University Athletics
Kenton Means – Sports Information Director
LAWTON, Okla. — The Cameron women’s basketball team heads to Hays, Kan. this weekend for a pair of contests against MIAA opponents Kebraska-Kearney and No. 7 Fort Hays State.
11/15 – Cameron vs. Nebraska-Kearney | 5 p.m. in Hays, Kan. | Live Video | Live Stats | Game Notes
11/16 – Cameron at No. 7 Fort Hays State | 5 p.m. in Hays, Kan. | Live Video | Live Stats | Game Notes
About the Aggies:
Cameron enters their second weekend of the season with a 1-1 record with a loss to Colorado Mesa and a win over Adams State on their resume. Over that two-game span, the Black and Gold averaged 62.5 points on 37 percent shooting from the floor. They also shot just 25 percent from the three-point line, but was 78.3 percent from the charity stripe. CU struggled with ball control in their opening contests, turning the ball over 21.5 times compared to just 9.5 assists per outing. Defensively they averaged 8.0 steals and 2.5 blocks while allowing the opposition to shoot over 42 percent from the floor. Maighan Hedge led the way offensively with 17.5 points per game while shooting 45.5 percent from three and going 10-10 from the free throw line. Kami Porter leads CU with 7.0 rebounds per outing while also adding a 13.5 point scoring average to her stat line. Additionally, Michaela James is averaged 8.0 points and 3.5 rebounds and both Whitney Outon and Stephanie Peterson have scoring averages of 5.5 through two games.
Last Time Out:
The Aggies had an up and down performance at the Texan Tip-Off last weekend. Against Colorado Mesa, CU shot just 28.6 percent from the floor and was 0-10 from three point range. Kami Porter recorded a near double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds. Cameron bounced back for a 10-point win over Adams State the next day. Maighan Hedge led the squad that went 19-22 from the foul line with 29 point, eight of which came from the foul line. Porter added 18 points and three steals to the effort, while Michaela James added 11 points and five boards.
Scouting the Lopers:
Nebraska-Kearney opened the season with a pair of wins over Minnesota-Crookston and Wayne State. They averaged 81.0 points on offensive while allowing 74.0 points to their opposition. UNK shot almost 43 percent from the floor while making 7.5 three pointers per outing last weekend. They dished out 14.5 assists and totaled 10.0 steals per game, while turning the ball over 8.5 times per contest. Brooke Carlson is averaged a near double-double with 21.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per contest. The 6-1 sophomore is shooting over 54 percent from the floor and also has two blocks and three steals on the season. Haley Simental is second on the team with 16.5 points per game after scoring 26 in the season opener. She is shooting 52 percent from the floor and is 4-10 from three point range through two games. Maegan Holt is also averaging double-figures in scoring with 11.0 points per game to go along with her 4.5 rebounds per outing.
Scouting the Tigers:
The No. 7 ranked FHSU enters the second week of the season with a 2-0, winning games against Minnesota Duluth and Concordia-St. Paul. They averaged 63.0 points during the two-game span while also holding their opponents to an average of 52.5 points per game. The Tigers are shooting over 37 percent from the floor while hitting on 31.6 percent of their shots from the perimeter. They also grab 42.5 rebounds per outing to go along with averaged of 12.0 assists, 11.0 steals, and 1.0 blocks per game. Senior Lanie Page leads the team with 13.5 points per game, while Kacey Kennett is averaging 12.5 points and Belle Barbieri has added 11.0 points per game. The 6-0 Barbieri also leads the team with 15.0 rebounds per outing after grabbing 16 and 15 in the team’s first two games. Kennett leads FHSU with 4.0 steals and 3.5 assists per game while also averaged 5.0 rebounds.
Who Has Next:
Cameron has one more road game before their 2019-20 home opener. They will visit Central Oklahoma on Nov. 23 before playing in front of the Aggie faithful on Nov. 27 against the last year’s NCAA Championship runner-up Southwestern Oklahoma State.
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