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					2008-09 DUQUESNE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

 2008-09 DUKES BASKETBALL                                               TODAY’S GAME
     6-0 Overall, 0-0 Atlantic 10

NOVEMBER (6-0)                                                                   VS.
14   Fri.    MOREHEAD STATE (DH1)  W, 83-57
16   Sun.    CORNELL               W, 93-49
19   Wed.    at Mount St. Mary’s    W, 66-59
22   Sat.    PENN                  W, 78-45
25
28
     Tues.
     Fri.
             at Binghamton
             NIAGARA
                                   W, 68-56
                                  W, 100-42
                                                          DUQUESNE                             TOWSON
30   Sun.    at Towson             2:00 P.M.               DUKES                                TIGERS
                                                            (6-0)                               (3-0)
DECEMBER
3    Wed.    PITTSBURGH                    7:00 P.M.
7    Sun.    at West Virginia               2:00 P.M.          Sun. Nov. 30, 2008 - 2:00 P.M. (EST)
14   Sun.    at Robert Morris               7:00 P.M.          Towson Center (5,000) - Towson, Md.
18   Thur.   SAINT FRANCIS, PA.            7:00 P.M.
21   Sun.    at IPFW                        5:00 P.M.     Live Stats: www.TowsonTigers.com
29   Mon.    vs. Auburn^                    5:00 P.M.
30   Tues.   at Miami or vs. Brown^              TBA      Series: Duquesne leads 5-0
JANUARY                                                   Duquesne’s Probable Starters
3    Sat.    MISSOURI                      1:00 P.M.      #    P   Name               Ht .   Cl. PPG RPG G/GS
14   Wed.    at Xavier*                     7:00 P.M.     14   G   Kristi Little      5-4    Sr. 12.5 3.2 6/6
18   Sun     TEMPLE*                       2:00 P.M.       0   G   Keri Pryor         5-10   Jr. 11.5 4.3 6/6
21   Wed.    at Dayton*                     7:00 P.M.     12   G   Rachel Frederick   5-11   Jr. 11.8 7.0 6/6
24   Sat.    at George Washington*          2:00 P.M.     30   F   Samantha Pollino   6-0    So. 8.0 4.2  6/6
28   Wed.    ST. BONAVENTURE*              7:00 p.m.      20   F   Kelly Britcher     6-0    So. 4.7 2.8  6/6

FEBRUARY                                                  Off the Bench
1    Sun.    RICHMOND*                    12:00 P.M.      #    P   Name               Ht .   Cl.   PPG RPG G/GS
4    Wed.    SAINT JOSEPH’S*               7:00 P.M.      1    G   Jaclyn Babe        5-9    Fr.    5.5 1.7 0/6
7    Sat.    at Charlotte*                  2:00 P.M.     2    F   Alex Gensler       5-11   Fr.   11.7 3.2 0/6
11   Wed.    SAINT LOUIS*                  7:00 P.M.      11   G   Samantha Thompson5-10     Jr.    5.5 1.0 0/6
14   Sat.    at Massachusetts*              2:00 P.M.     22   F   Eve Pyle           6-1    Jr.    4.2 5.7 0/6
18   Wed.    at St. Bonaventure*            7:00 P.M.     24   G   Lauren Reinshuttle 5-10   So.     --  -- 0/6
21   Sat.    FORDHAM*                      1:00 P.M.      32   C   Amanda Peck        6-3    Jr.    6.0 4.2 0/6
25   Wed.    at La Salle*                   7:00 P.M.

MARCH
1   Sun.     RHODE ISLAND* (DH2)            1:00 p.m.
6-9          Atlantic 10 Championship#            TBA

* - Denotes Atlantic 10 Conference games
^ - Miami Holiday Tournament, Coral Gables, Fla.
# - Atlantic 10 Championship will be held at the Halton
    Arena, Charlotte, N.C.
DH1 – Doubleheader with men’s team vs. High Point
DH2 – Doubleheader with men’s team vs. Rhode Island
HEAD COACH SUZIE McCONNELL-SERIO
Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer and Pittsburgh native Suzie McConnell-Serio, one of the most
highly-decorated players in the history of women’s basketball, owner of over 300 wins as a high
school head coach and former WNBA Coach of the Year, was named the ninth head coach in the
history of the Duquesne women’s basketball program in April of 2007.

It did not take long for McConnell-Serio to make an impact, as she took a team picked to fin-
ish 13th in the Atlantic 10 Conference and guided it to a 15-15 record and a seventh place
tie in league standings with a 6-8 mark. McConnell-Serio, who inherited a team coming off its
worst season since 1993, (7-20 in 2007) led the
Dukes to their second most improved season          SUZIE MCCONNELL-SERIO BY THE NUMBERS
in school history (6.5 games). Additionally, DU 0 - Number of playoff appearances made by the Minnesota
improved 79 positions in the RPI, which was the Lynx prior to the hiring of Suzie McConnell-Serio as head
most since 2001. McConnell-Serio’s success on coach in 2003. McConnell-Serio led the Lynx to back-to-
the floor was recognized by league officials as back playoff appearances in 2003 & 2004.
Kristi Little was named Atlantic 10 Defensive 2 - Number of medals won as a player for the United States
Player of the Year as well as being named to the Olympic Basketball Team (1988 Seoul gold and 1992 Bar-
A-10 Third Team All Conference and All Defen- celona bronze). McConnell-Serio also won a gold medal as
                                                 a member of the U.S. 1991 World University Games team.
sive Team.
                                                     2 - Number of Atlantic 10 Tournament championships won
                                                     by Penn State (1985 & 1986) during McConnell- Serio’s
McConnell-Serio was one of the most successful       four-year career. She was named to the A-10 All-Cham-
high school coaches in the state in compiling a      pionship Team three times (1985, 1986 & 1988) and Most
321-86 (.789) record and winning three Class         Outstanding Player once (1985).
AAAA state titles and four District 7 (WPIAL)        3 - Number of seasons McConnell-Serio played for the
championships in 13 seasons at Pittsburgh’s          WNBA Cleveland Rockers. The 16th overall pick second
Oakland Catholic High School.                        round) in the 1998 WNBA Draft, McConnell- Serio earned
                                                     Newcomer of the Year and All-WNBA First Team honors in
                                                     1998. She was also a two-time winner of the league’s Kim
As a professional coach, she guided the WNBA         Perrot Sportsmanship Award.
Minnesota Lynx to back-to-back playoff appear-
                                                     4 - Number of NCAA Tournament appearances McConnell-
ances - including the first in franchise history -    Serio made as a player at Penn State between 1984-85
in 2003 and 2004 and was named WNBA Coach            and 1987-88.
of the Year in 2004.
                                                     4 - McConnell-Serio - a four-time First Team All-Atlantic 10
                                                     player still owns the top four assist per game season’s in
McConnell-Serio attended Pittsburgh’s Seton-         Atlantic 10 history. She ranks tenth in career points (1,897),
La Salle High School prior to beginning an out-      first in assists (1,307) and second in steals (507).
standing playing career as a point guard at Penn     5-4 -McConnell-Serio was selected as the best 5-4 bas-
State University. In four seasons at PSU (1984-      ketball player, male or female, of all-time by Sports Illus-
85 through 1987-88), McConnell-Serio helped          trated.
the Nittany Lions to a 95-33 record and four         15 - Number of wins McConnell-Serio guided Duquesne to
consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. In          in her first season as coach.
the process, she was named the school’s first
                                                     1,307 - NCAA Division I record number of assists handed
First Team All-American while setting NCAA Di-       out by McConnell-Serio in her four seasons at Penn State.
vision I records for career assists (1,307), as-     McConnell-Serio, who averaged 10.2 assists per game for
sists in a season (355 in 1987) and season as-       her career, also holds NCAA records for assists in a sea-
                                                     son (355 in 1987), and season average per game (11.8 in
sist average (11.8 in 1987). Her assist total and    1987). She led the nation in assists and assists per game
assist per game average led the nation in both       in both 1986 & 1987.
1986 & 1987.
                                                     1988 - Became the first First Team All-American in Penn
                                                     State women’s basketball history. Also named winner of the
Following her collegiate career, McConnell-Serio     Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award given to the outstanding
was a double medalwinner as part of both the         female senior collegian 5-8 or under.
1988 and 1992 United States Olympic teams.
In 1988 she helped the U.S. to a gold medal in
Seoul and in 1992 she was a bronze medalist in Barcelona. She also won a gold medal as a mem-
ber of the 1991 U.S. World University Games team.
McConnell-Serio was chosen in the second round (16th overall) of the 1998 WNBA Draft by the
Cleveland Rockers and went on to earn Newcomer of the Year and All-WNBA First Team honors in
her first season in the league. She also won the Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award twice (1998 &
2000) in her three seasons in the WNBA.

McConnell-Serio took the reigns of the Oakland Catholic program in 1990-91 and won her first of
three Class AAAA State Championships in 1993. In 13 years, McConnell-Serio averaged over 24
wins per season. She added additional state titles in 2001 & 2003 and runner-up finishes in 2000
& 2002. Nearly a dozen of her former players went on to earn NCAA Division I scholarships.

In January of 2003, McConnell-Serio returned to the WNBA as head coach of the Minnesota Lynx
and took a team that finished 10-22 in the previous season to an 18-16 record and first-ever
playoff appearance. One year later, she took a team picked to finish last in the Western Confer-
ence by a number of preseason publications and made a return trip to the playoffs and in the pro-
cess was named the 2004 WNBA Coach of the Year. The `04 Lynx, who earned a franchise-best
No. 3 seed in the Western Conference, tied franchise records for wins (18), home victories (11)
and road wins (7) all set in McConnell-Serio’s first season. In addition,
Minnesota enjoyed a franchise record six-game winning streak.

McConnell-Serio, who completed her degree in education at Penn State in 1988, has won numer-
ous awards throughout her career. She was named to the USA Today All-Time Women’s Basket-
ball Team and was also named one of Sports Illustrated’s Top 50 Pennsylvania Athletes of the
Century.

She was a member of the 10-person USA Basketball Executive Committee from 2001-04 and was
inducted to the Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 2001. She was also the first Dapper
Dan Sportswoman of the Year winner in 1999.

The October 29, 2007 issue of Sports Illustrated listed McConnell-Serio as the best 5-4
basketball player, male of female, of all-time. McConnell-Serio and her husband, Pete,
who along with Suzie was born and raised in the Brookline area of Pittsburgh - are
the parents of four children: Peter (18), Jordan (14), Mandy (12) and Madison (11).
                           THE 2008-09 DUQUESNE DUKES
0                     Scored 10 points and had a game-best               20                          Played in all 30 games, starting in 11
KERI                  four steals in the season opener against           KELLY                       last season ... DU was 7-4 when she
PRYOR                 Morehead State ... season-high 20                  BRITCHER                    started ... tied for second on the Dukes
5-10 - Jr. - G        points on 8-for-10 shooting at Mount St.           6-0 - So. - F               with eight steals ... season-best 13
Morgantown, W.Va.     Mary’s ... season-best seven rebounds              Johnstown, Pa.              points with three 3-pointers and four
                      vs. Penn ... 15 points vs. Niagara.                                            steals against Penn.

1                     One of two true freshman on the Dukes              22                          Played 18 minutes in both the season
JACLYN                this season ... scored eight points on             EVE                         opener against Morehead State and
BABE                  4-for-4 shooting in the season opener              PYLE                        versus Cornell ... season-high with 13
5-9 - Fr. - G         against Morehead State ... career-best             6-1 - Jr. - F               rebounds against Penn ... game-best
Pittsburgh, Pa.       seven assists vs. Penn ... recorded first           Export, Pa.                 eight rebounds and scored season-high
                      career 3-pointer at Binghamton.                                                nine points vs. Niagara.

2                     One of two true freshman on the Dukes              24                          Played in 29 games averaging 10.2 min-
ALEX                  this season ... scored 11 points in the            LAUREN                      utes off the bench last season ... per-
GENSLER               season opener against Morehead State               REINSHUTTLE                 sonal-best three steals and a season-
5-11 - Fr. - F        ... season-high 14 points at Mount St.             5-11 - So. - G              high seven points at Niagara 1/2/08
Pittsburgh, Pa.       Mary’s ... 12 points vs. Penn and at               Fairfax Station, Va.        and vs. North Carolina Central 1/7/08
                      Binghamton ... career-best four steals                                         ... missed all six games this season with
                      vs. Niagara.                                                                   a back injury.

11                    Was a perfect 3-3 from beyond the arc              30                          Finished the 2007-08 season fourth in
SAMANTHA              and added four assists vs. Cornell ... hit         SAMANTHA                    the A-10 with a .522 shooting percent-
THOMPSON              both of her foul shot attempts this sea-           POLLINO                     age ... pulled down 10 rebounds against
5-10 - Jr. - G        son at Binghamton ... 8-for-11 (.727)              6-0 - R-So. - F             Morehead State career-best 22 points
Southampton, Pa.      from 3-point range this season ... six             Johnstown, Pa.              on 9-10 shooting versus Cornell ... sea-
                      points vs. Niagara.                                                            son-best five foul shots vs. Niagara.

12                    Scored 23 points on 10-13 shooting vs.             32                          Recorded her first career double-dou-
RACHEL                Cornell ... game-best 10 rebounds at               AMANDA                      ble, scored 15 points and pulled down
FREDERICK             Mount St. Mary’s ... 12 points vs. Penn            PECK                        a career-high 11 rebounds vs. Eastern
5-11 - Jr. - G        ... recorded double-double of 10 points            6-3 - Jr. - C               Michigan 12/28/07 ... game-high eight
Gibsonia, Pa.         and a 11 rebounds at Binghamton ... 12             Morgantown, W.Va.           rebounds vs. Cornell ... 15 points in 13
                      points vs. Niagara ... shooting 60 per-                                        minutes vs. Penn ... 11 points vs. Ni-
                      cent from the floor (24-for-40).                                                agara.
14                    Voted Preseason A-10 First-Team All-
KRISTI                Conference ... scored 18 points in the
LITTLE                season opener against Morehead State
5-4 - Sr. - G         ... 14 points vs. Cornell ... 7 assists
Altoona, Pa.          at Mount St. Mary’s ... team-high 13
                      points at Binghamton ... game-high 19
                      points vs. Niagara.
                  2008-09 DUQUESNE NUMERICAL ROSTER                                                        ROSTER BREAKDOWN
                                                                                                      Seniors ___________________           1
No.   Name                    Cl.    Pos.   Ht.    Hometown/High School (Transfer)
0     Keri Pryor              JR     G      5-10   Morgantown, W.Va./Morgantown                                      Little
1     Jaclyn Babe             FR     G      5-9    Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon                        Juniors ___________________           5
2     Alex Gensler            FR     F      5-11   Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair                          Frederick, Peck, Pryor,
11    Samantha Thompson       JR     G      5-10   Southampton, Pa./Saint Basil Academy
12    Rachel Frederick        JR     G      5-11   Gibsonia, Pa./North Catholic (Ohio University)
                                                                                                               Pyle, Thompson
14    Kristi Little           SR     G      5-4    Altoona, Pa./Altoona                               Sophomores _______________            3
20    Kelly Britcher          SO     F      6-0    Johnstown, Pa./Westmont Hilltop                       Britcher, Pollino, Reinshuttle
22    Eve Pyle                JR     F      6-1    Export, Pa./Oakland Catholic (Miami University)    Freshman _________________            3
24    Lauren Reinshuttle      SO     G      5-10   Fairfax Station, Va./South County
30    Samantha Pollino        R-SO   F      6-0    Johnstown, Pa./Conemaugh Valley                            Abel, Babe, Gensler
32    Amanda Peck             JR     C      6-3    Morgantown, W.Va./Morgantown

REDSHIRTED (will be eligible for the 2009-10 season)
    Vanessa Abel               R-FR G      5-5   Scottdale, Pa./Southmoreland
                                                                                                         PRONUNCIATION GUIDE

Head Coach: Suzie McConnell-Serio (Penn State ‘88) - 2nd Season                                       Jaclyn Babe _______________ BABE
Assistant Coaches: Dan Burt (West Liberty State ‘93) - 2nd Season                                     Melissa Ebig _______________ E-big
Blaine Patterson (Wyoming ‘02) - 2nd Season                                                           Samantha Pollino _______ Po-LEE-no
Carmen Bruce (Duquesne ‘07) - 1st Season                                                              Lauren Reinshuttle ____ RINE-shuttle
Director of Basketball Operations:
                                                                                                      Duquesne University _____ Du-KANE
Katie Kestler (Allegheny ‘07) - 2nd Season
Athletic Trainer:
Melissa Ebig (Slippery Rock ‘91) - 16th Season
                                 BACK ON THE BLUFF: Assistant coaches Dan Burt and
                                 Blaine Patterson return to Duquesne for their second sea-
                                 son on the women’s basketball staff. Burt brings 10 years
                                 of Division I experience to the Dukes’ bench. He came to
                                 Duquesne from Bucknell where he was an assistant for three
                                 seasons (2004-07). He was also an assistant for three sea-
                                 sons at both West Virginia (1998-2001) and UNC Wilming-
                                 ton (2001-04). Patterson, known for his extensive knowledge
                                 of video editing and game preparation, spent three seasons
2007-08 DUQUESNE                 at Illinois prior to coming to Duquesne. While at Illinois, he
BASKETBALL ROSTER                served as assistant to the head coach in 2004-05 and as an
                                 assistant coach under Theresa Grentz in 2005-06 and 2006-
   AT-A-GLANCE
                                 07. Director of Basketball Operations Katie Kestler also re-
                                 turns to the staff this season.
GUARDS
Jaclyn Babe • 5-9, Fr.           I REMEMBER YOU: New to the staff this season is assistant
Rachel Frederick • 5-11, Jr.     coach Carmen Bruce. The former standout guard played
Kristi Little • 5-4, Sr.         two seasons for the Red and Blue and finished her career
Keri Pryor • 5-11, Jr.           with 290 assists, which is currently ninth all-time in DU his-
Lauren Reinshuttle • 5-10, So.   tory. Last season, Bruce served as a graduate student in the
Samantha Thompson • 5-10, Jr.    Duquesne athletics marketing department.

FORWARDS                         ABOUT TOWSON: The Maryland State Legislature estab-
Kelly Britcher • 6-0, So.        lished Towson University in 1865 as the Maryland State Normal
Samantha Pollino • 5-11, So.     School which was a training school for teachers in Baltimore.
Eve Pyle • 6-1, Jr.              In 1912, the school moved to its current location in Towson.
Alex Gensler • 5-11, Fr.         When the state decreed that new public school teachers must
                                 have baccalaureate degrees, the school changed its name
CENTERS                          to Maryland State Teachers College at Towson in 1935. As
Amanda Peck • 6-3, Jr.           the college expanded and offered more programs, the school
                                 changed its name to Tow-
                                 son State College in 1960.
REDSHIRT                                                        DUQUESNE ALL-TIME AGAINST
                                 In 1997, Towson dropped          TEAMS FROM MARYLAND
*Will be eligible in 2009-10*
                                 “state” from its name.
Vanessa Abel • 5-5, Fr.                                        TEAM             CITY       W L
                                 Prior to 1962, the Towson
                                 athletic teams were known Frostburg            Frostburg  2 0
STAFF                            as the “Knights”. Current Loyola               Baltimore  5 0
HEAD COACH                       Atlanta Braves president Morgan State          Baltimore  2 0
Suzie McConnell-Serio            John Schuerholz helped Navy
                                                               Mount St. Mary’s Emmitsburg 2 2
                                                                                Annapolis  1 2
                                 change the Towson’s nick- Towson               Towson     5 0
ASSISTANT COACHES                name to “Tigers”. Towson
Dan Burt                         has been a member of the
Blaine Patterson                 Colonial Athletic Conference since the 2001-02 season. Prior
Carmen Bruce                     to their membership in the CAA, they were members of the
                                 America East Conference beginning in the 1995-96 season
DIR. OF BASKETBALL OPS.          until 2000-01, Big South from 1992-93 until 1994-95 and the
Katie Kestler                    East Coast Conference from 1982-83 until 1991-92. In addi-
                                 tion to Schuerholz, other notable attendees and alumni in-
ATHLETIC TRAINER                 clude actor Charles S. Dutton, Kevin Clash who voices Elmo,
Melissa Ebig                     WWE’s Stacy Keibler, former NFL players Sean Landetta and
                                 Dave Meggett and former Danzig guitarist John Christ.

                                 AGAINST THE COLONIAL ATHLETIC CONFERENCE:
                                 Duquesne is 6-8 all-time against teams from the CAA. Their
                                 first game was Feb. 2, 1983 - a 68-63 loss at Navy. Towson
                                 is the only opponent from the CAA the Dukes will face this
                                 season.
DATE _____ CAA OPPONENT ___ RESULT               177-370 ______Field goals ________76-178
2/6/1983 ___ Navy _____________ L, 63-68         .478 _______ Field goal pct. _________ .427
12/20/1986 _ vs. George Mason ^ _ L, 67-71       48-120 _______ 3-pointers _________11-37
11/24/1991 _ American _________ L, 60-61         ..400 ______ 3-pointer pct. _________ .297
12/7/1991 __ Navy _____________ L, 47-63         86-121 ______ Free throws_________47-74
1/10/1994 __ at American _______ L, 49-59        .711 _______ Free throw pct. ________ .635
11/15/1998 _ George Mason _____ W, 65-64         249__________ Rebounds __________ 110
12/11/1999 _ at George Mason ___ L, 55-62        41.5 _____ Rebounds per game ______ 36.7
11/24/2001 _ Towson __________ W, 68-44          +4.7 ______ Rebound margin ________ -1.7
11/27/2002 _ James Madison ____ W, 70-53         115___________ Assists_____________ 43
12/7/2002 __ at Towson ________ W, 41-38         19.2 ______ Assists per game _______ 14.3
12/20/2003 _ at James Madison ___ L, 58-73       105__________ Turnovers ___________ 62
1/2/2007 ___ William & Mary _____ L, 54-69       17.5 _____ Turnovers per game ______ 20.7
11/25/2007 _ Towson __________ W, 80-76          60____________ Steals _____________ 49
12/20/2007 _ at William & Mary __ W, 61-60       10.0 ______ Steals per game ________ 16.3
                                                 6-0 ___________ Last 10 ____________3-0
^ - Virginia Commonwealth Tournament             W6 ___________ Streak _____________ W3

MANAGING MARYLAND: Duquesne has                  WE HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON: The
faired quite well against teams from the “Free   Dukes and Tigers have one opponents in com-
State”. Overall, the Dukes are 17-4 (.809)       mon this season.
which includes victories over six different
teams. The last time DU visited Maryland was     OPPONENT ______ DUQ _________ TOW
11 days ago when Duquesne defeated Mount         Richmond __________ Feb. 1 _________ Dec. 13
St. Mary’s 66-59.
                                                 DUQUESNE AND TOWSON ALL-TIME:
LAST TIME AGAINST TOWSON: Four Dukes             Duquesne leads the all-time series 5-0 over
scored in double figures as Duquesne re-          Towson. The Dukes are 6-0 at home, 3-1 at on
mained unbeaten at home with an 80-76 win        the road and 1-1 at a neutral location.
over Towson Nov. 25, 2007. Jade Singleton
had a career-high 15 points and Kristi Little    DATE _____     LOCATION_______ RESULT
dished out a personal-best 11 assists for DU     2/27/82 ____   Pittsburgh _______ W, 70-64
as they handed the Tigers (2-1) their first       1/3/93 _____   Loretto __________ W, 71-37
loss of the season. With 1:28 remaining in       11/24/01 ___   Pittsburgh _______ W, 68-44
regulation, Towson’s Alis Freeman’s 3-pointer    12/7/02 ____   Towson __________ W, 41-38
brought the Tigers within two points, 74-72.     11/25/07 ___   Pittsburgh _______ W, 80-76
An Amanda Peck layup followed by a Chandler
foul shot gave DU a 5-point lead with 35 sec-    OFF TO A GREAT START: The 6-0 Dukes are
ond left. Jamell Beasley answered with bucket    off to their best start since the 1998-99 sea-
to cut the Duquesne lead to 77-74. Samantha      son when they opened up 7-0. In addition to
Thompson hit one of two foul shots with 23       being the second-best start to a season, the
seconds on the clock after a Baker-Brice foul.   six-game winning streak is the second longest
Trailing 78-74, Kandace Davis’ jumper brought    in program history.
Towson within two points with 15 seconds re-
maining. The Dukes inbounded the ball and        KEEPING IT KEYSTONE: Of the 12 play-
Beasley fouled Chandler with eight seconds to    ers on Duquesne’s roster, nine hail from the
go. “JC” sank both foul shots to seal the game   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in Vanessa
80-76 and improve Duquesne to 3-2 on the         Abel (Scottdale, Pa./Southmoreland), Jaclyn
season.                                          Babe (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon), Kelly
                                                 Britcher (Johnstown, Pa./Westmont Hilltop),
MATCHING UP DUQUESNE AND TOWSON:                 Rachel Frederick (Gibsonia, Pa./North Cath-
                                                 olic), Alex Gensler (Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St.
DUQ ________________________ TOW                 Clair), Kristi Little (Altoona, Pa./Altoona),
6-0 ___________ Record_____________3-0           Samantha Pollino (Johnstown, Pa./Cone-
488___________ Points ____________ 210           maugh Valley), Eve Pyle (Export, Pa./Oakland
81.3 ______ Points per game ________ 70.0        Catholic) Samantha Thompson (Southamp-
+30.0 ______ Scoring margin _______+11.0         ton, Pa./Saint Basil Academy). A pair of Dukes
are from West Virginia in Amanda Peck and        State in the season opener, Pollino respond-
Keri Pryor - both are from Morgantown,           ed by scoring a career-high 22 points on
W.Va. and Morgantown High School. Lau-           9-10 (.900) shooting against Cornell on Nov.
ren Reinshuttle (Fairfax Station, Va./South      16. Her previous high was 18 points against
County) lives the farthest from the Bluff.       Robert Morris in the 2007 home opener. She
                                                 was named the GoDuquesne.com GNC Stu-
WELCOME TO THE FAMILY: Coach Serio               dent-Athlete of the Week on Nov. 17.
announced on Nov. 27 the signings of Jocelyn
Floyd (Washington, Pa./ Washington), guard       AWESOME ALEX: Gensler had a strong de-
Ahjah Hall (Bowie, Md./Eleanor Roosevelt)        but against Morehead State in the season
and forward Carly Vendemia (Beaver, Pa./         opener. She scored 11 points and grabbed
Beaver) to National Letters of Intent. Both      six boards in 21 minutes. She followed that
Floyd and Vendemia have been members             with a nine point effort against Cornell. After
of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous Five     being held scoreless in the first half at Mount
teams and Hall is three-time Maryland state      St. Mary’s, she exploded for 14 second half
girl’s basketball champion.                      points. Gensler recorded 12 points against
                                                 Penn, Binghamton and Niagara.
WHAT A WEEK!: Not only was Little named
Atlantic 10 Player of the Week during the        PRYOR ON FIRE: Pryor scored 10 points
final week of the 2007-08 season, but she         and had a game-best four steals against
also became the first Duke to be named the        Morehead State in the season opener. She
conference’s defensive player of the year.       recorded a game-high 20 points against
Additionally, she was named to the A-10          Mount St. Mary’s and a season-best seven
Third Team All-Conference and All Defensive      rebounds vs. Penn.
Teams.
                                                 PECK’S IN EFFECT: One of the Dukes’ most
PICKING UP WHERE SHE LEFT OFF: Lit-              improved players last season, Peck has de-
tle’s accomplishments last season have al-       veloped into a defensive threat. She leads
ready translated over to this season. She        DU with nine defensive rebounds and had
was voted to the A-10’s preseason All-Con-       eight total rebounds in Duquesne’s win over
ference First-Team.                              Cornell. In just 13 minutes of action against
                                                 Penn, she scored a team-best 15 points.
CENTURY CLUB: Little enters the 2008-09
season with 777 career points. She needs         ON THE REBOUND: After sitting out last
148 points to become just the 19th member        season under NCAA transfer rules, Pyle has
of the Duquesne 1,000 point club.                made quite an impression so far. She pulled
                                                 down 11 rebounds in both exhibition games
ROCKIN’ RACHEL: Frederick, who sat out           and added 12 points against Clarion. Pyle
last season under NCAA transfer rules, is        had a season-high 13 boards against Penn.
showing no signs of rust in her return to the
hardcourt. The junior who played her first        TERRIFIC THOMPSON: Thompson set a
two years at Ohio University was the 2005-       new career-best against Cornell when she
06 Mid-American Conference Freshman of           drained all three of her 3-point attempts.
the Year as well as being named to the All-      Her nine points was one shy of tying her
MAC third team. She scored 11 points in her      career-best of 10 points. This season, she
Duquesne debut against Morehead State.           is 9-for-12 (.750) from behind the arc.
Frederick followed that with a 23 point effort   Her 3-pointer against Niagara gave DU 100
against Cornell going 10-13 from the floor        points, which was the first time in 18 years
with seven rebounds. She registered her          the Dukes reached the century mark.
first double-double in a Duquesne uniform at
Binghamton scoring 10 points and grabbing        KOOL KELLY: Britcher set a personal-best
11 rebounds. Frederick leads the team in re-     by grabbing six rebounds against Cornell.
bounding with seven boards per game.             Her pervious high was five against Rob-
                                                 ert Morris in the home opener last season.
SCORING SAMANTHA: Coming off grabbing            She scored a season-best 12 points against
a team-best 10 rebounds against Morehead         Penn.
FIRST #1: Babe is the first Duquesne wom-         WINNING BIG: Duquesne’s 85-point win
en’s basketball player in program history to     against Niagara Nov. 28 was the largest mar-
don uniform number 1. She started off the        gin of victory for the Dukes since they began
season going 6-6 from the floor, including        play in 1973-74.
a 4-4 effort against Morehead State in the
season opener. Babe recorded a career-high       DU’S LARGEST MARGIN OF VICTORY:
seven assists against Penn.                      Date _____ Opponent ____ Score __ +
                                                 11/28/08 Niagara _______ 100-42 58
LAUREN NOT YET SCORIN’: Due to a back            12/13/81 _ vs. Marietta______ 86-31 __ 55
injury, Reinshuttle has been forced to miss      2/6/85 ___ at Saint Francis, Pa. _ 98-49 __ 49
all of the Dukes’ games this year. The sopho-    11/25/06 _ vs. Youngstown State 96-49 __47
more came off the bench in 29 of DU’s 30         1/14/81 __ at Saint Francis, Pa._ 97-50 __47
games last season.                               2/1/74 ___ Indiana, Pa. _____ 61-14 __47
                                                 2/3/77 ___ Carnegie Mellon __ 68-22 __46
READY BUT NOT YET ABEL: This season,             1/7/08 ___ N.C. Central _____ 78-33 __45
Abel will be redshirted. The 5-5 guard will be   1/31/75 __ ACCSouth _______ 61-16 __45
eligible for the 2009-10 season.                 11/16/08 _ Cornell _________ 93-49 __ 42
                                                 1/7/85 ___ Carlow__________ 79-37 __42
D-ING UP: Duquesne’s defense yielded only        12/9/85 __ at Point Park _____ 90-49 __41
33 points against North Carolina Central Jan.    1/3/00 ___ Texas Pan American__ 87-46 __41
7, 2008. This was the fewest points the Dukes    12/20/01 _ at Robert Morris __ 84-43 __41
have allowed since they began Division I play    2/4/84 ___ Loyola, Md. ______ 76-35 __41
in 1983-84. The best defensive performance
came Feb. 1, 1974 when the then Duchesses        RPI IMPROVEMENT: Duquesne improved 79
gave up 14 points to Indiana University of       spots from 2007 in the final 2008 RPI rank-
Pennsylvania.                                    ings. The Dukes, who moved up 79 spaces,
                                                 were second only to Dayton in the Atlantic 10
DU’S TOP DEFENSIVE PERFORMANCES                  Conference.
OVERALL:
Date ___ Opponent ________DU OPP                 Team              2007          2008  +/-
2/1/74 __ Indiana, Pa. _______ 61 ___ 14         Dayton             208            62 +146
1/31/75 _ ACC-South ________ 61 ___ 16           Duquesne           251           172  +79
1/31/77 _ Bethany ________ __ 48 ___ 18          Rhode Island       252           181  +64
2/3/77 ___Carnegie Mellon ___ 48 ___ 22          St. Bonaventure    171           137  +34
2/23/74 __at Saint Francis, Pa. _ 22 ___ 23      George Washington   15            23   -8
12/5/80 __Bethany __________ 68 ___ 30           Richmond           124           111  -13
12/13/81 _vs. Marietta _______ 86 ___ 31         Charlotte          101            95   +6
2/18/75 _ at PSU-McKeesport _ 62 ___ 33          Xavier              27            41  -14
2/29/76 _ Bethany __________ 53 ___ 33           Temple              31            50  -19
1/7/08 __ N.C. Central _______ 78 ___ 33         Massachusetts      133           170  -37
2/16/74 _ at Youngstown State 33 ___ 34          Saint Joseph’s      76           120  -44
1/17/77 _ at Wheeling _______ 72 ___ 34          Saint Louis        179           237  -58
2/8/79 __ at Steubenville _____ 69 ___ 34        Fordham            276           325  -49
1/10/85 _ Clarion ___________ 70 ___ 34          La Salle           136           228  -92

DU’S TOP DEFENSIVE PERFORMANCES                  A-10 IMPROVEMENT: Duquesne improved
DIVISION I ERA:                                  was the most improved team in the Atlantic
Date ___ Opponent ________DU OPP                 10 Conference in 2007-08 with a +4 win total
1/7/08 ____ N.C. Central _____ 78 ___ 33         from 2006-07
3/1/08 ____ La Salle ________ 62 ___ 35
3/11/92 ___ Massachusetts____ 44 ___ 35          Team                   2007       2008 +/-
2/4/84 ____ Loyola, Md. _____ 76 ___ 35          Duquesne               2-12       6-8   +4
1/3/93 ____ Towson ________ _ 71 ___ 37          Dayton                 6-8        9-5   +3
12/7/02 ___ Towson _______ __ 41 ___ 38          Rhode Island           4-10       5-9   +1
1/24/96 ___ Dayton _________ 74 ___ 38           Saint Louis            4-10       5-9   +1
12/28/04 __ Ohio ___________ 67 ___ 40           St. Bonaventure        5-9        6-8   +1
                                                 Xavier                 11-3       11-3   0
Charlotte             9-5        9-5        0              2008-09 STARTING LINEUPS
Saint Joseph’s        8-6        8-6        0
Temple                13-1       12-2      -1      Little, Pryor, Frederick, Pollino, Britcher (6-0)
Richmond              7-7        6-8       -1      W ______ MOREHEAD STATE ____________83-57
Fordham               1-13       0-14      -1      W ______ CORNELL ___________________93-49
                                                   W _______ at Mount St. Mary’s ______________ 66-59
Massachusetts         7-7        5-9       -2      W ______ PENN ______________________78-45
George Washington     14-0       12-2      -2      W ______ at Binghamton __________________ 68-56
La Salle              7-7        4-10      -3      W ______ NIAGARA __________________100-42
                                                   _________ at Towson __________________________
                                                   ________ PITTSBURGH ____________________
OVERALL IMPROVEMENT: The Duke’s +8                 _________ at West Virginia ______________________
win differential from 2006-07 was the second       _________ at Robert Morris______________________
best improvement in the A-10.                      ________ SAINT FRANCIS, PA. ______________
                                                   _________ at IPFW ____________________________
                                                   _________ vs. Auburn^ ________________________
Team            2007            2008     +/-       _________ at Miami or vs. Brown^ ________________
Dayton            12             25      +13       ________ MISSOURI ______________________
Duquesne           7             15       +8       _________ at Xavier* __________________________
Rhode Island       6             13       +7       ________ TEMPLE* _______________________
                                                   _________ at Dayton*__________________________
St. Bonaventure   16             18       +2       _________ at George Washington* ________________
Richmond          13             14       +1       ________ ST. BONAVENTURE* ______________
Charlotte         19             18       -1       ________ RICHMOND* ____________________
George Washington 28             27       -1       ________ SAINT JOSEPH’S* ________________
                                                   _________ at Charlotte* ________________________
Saint Joseph’s    19             17       -2       ________ SAINT LOUIS* ___________________
Xavier            26             24       -2       _________ at Massachusetts* ____________________
Massachusetts     17             13       -4       _________ at St. Bonaventure* __________________
Temple            25             21       -4       ________ FORDHAM*
                                                   _________ at La Salle* _________________________
Saint Louis       13             10       -3       ________ RHODE ISLAND* _________________
Fordham            3              0       -3       _________ Atlantic 10 Championship# _____________
La Salle          12             19       -7
                                                   LAST GAME BOX SCORE
STARTING OFF 2009 WITH A BANG: The
Dukes will start the 2009 calendar year by         NIAGARA (1-4)
facing a power conference team before fac-         Grace Cunningham 3-9 0-0 8; Kayleigh Scannell 3-7 0-0
                                                   7; Ali Morris 2-9 2-2 6; Kristina Walton 2-3 1-4 5; Jennifer
ing four of the five Atlantic 10 teams that         McNamee 1-6 2-2 5; Rachele Folino 2-6 0-0 4; Laura Bru-
qualified for the post-season in 2008. Mis-         net 1-4 2-2 4; Morgan Luters 0-0 1-2 1; Meghan Water-
souri from the Big 12 Conference comes to          man 0-6 1-2 1; Paige Faine 0-2 1-2 1; Jaclyn Konieczka
the Palumbo Center Jan. 3. DU opens the            0-3 0-2 0; Liz Flooks 0-6 0-0 0; Julie Gebhard 0-0 0-0 0;
                                                   Erika Harris 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 14-61 10-18 42.
A-10 slate at Xavier Jan. 14 before hosting
Temple Jan. 18. The Musketeers and Owls            DUQUESNE (6-0)
met in the 2008 A-10 Championship game.            Little, Kristi 7-8 3-3 19; Pryor, Keri 6-13 2-2 15; Gen-
Duquesne visits WNIT team Dayton Jan. 21           sler, Alex 3-7 4-4 12; Frederick, Rachel 5-8 1-2 12; Peck,
                                                   Amanda 4-6 3-5 11; Pollino, Samantha 2-6 5-6 9; Pyle,
and will travel to Washington, D.C. to take on     Eve 2-3 3-4 9; Thompson, Samantha 2-4 0-0 6; Babe,
2008 Sweet 16 team George Washington Jan.          Jaclyn 1-3 2-4 4; Britcher, Kelly 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 33-60
24.                                                23-30 100.

                                                   Niagara _______20      22 -    42
ON NOVEMBER 30TH: The Dukes are 3-6 all-           Duquesne ______50      50 -    100
time on November 30th.
                                                   3-point goals--Niagara 4-22 (Grace Cunningham 2-8;
DATE _____     OPPONENT ______ RESULT              Jennifer McNamee 1-4; Kayleigh Scannell 1-2; Laura Bru-
                                                   net 0-3; Meghan Waterman 0-1; Jaclyn Konieczka 0-1;
11/30/79 ___   Lock Haven ______ W, 65-62          Liz Flooks 0-1; Ali Morris 0-2), Duquesne 11-23 (LITTLE,
11/30/83 ___   at Carlow ________ W, 79-52         Kristi 2-3; Gensler, Alex 2-5; Thompson, Samantha 2-4;
11/30/88 ___   Rutgers __________ L, 53-92         Pyle, Eve 2-3; PRYOR, Keri 1-3; Frederick, Rachel 1-2;
11/30/91 ___   at Pittsburgh ______ L, 74-78       Britcher, Kelly 1-2; Babe, Jaclyn 0-1). Fouled out--Ni-
                                                   agara-Kayleigh Scannell, Duquesne-None. Rebounds--
11/30/94 ___   Pittsburgh ________ L, 71-74        Niagara 39 (Kristina Walton 5; Kayleigh Scannell 5; Ali
11/30/96 ___   at West Virginia ____ L, 79-85      Morris 5), Duquesne 42 (PYLE, Eve 8). Assists--Niagara
11/30/01 ___   at #25 South Carolina __ L, 61-75   10 (Paige Faine 2; Kayleigh Scannell 2; Liz Flooks 2),
11/30/04 ___   at Siena _________ W, 68-63         Duquesne 18 (Babe, Jaclyn 4). Total fouls--Niagara 24,
                                                   Duquesne 12. Technical fouls--Niagara-None, Duquesne-
11/30/05 ___   at Pittsburgh ______ L, 69-82       None. A-328
                                                    CONFERENCE WEBSITES OF NOTE:

                                                        ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE
                                                            www.atlantic10.org
                                                AnnMarie Person ________ annmarie@atlantic.10.org

                                                                  CHARLOTTE
                                                               charlotte49ers.com
                                                Brett Stastny ___________bmstastn@email.uncc.edu
14 TEAMS, ONE DIVISION: The Atlantic 10
                                                                 DAYTON
- the second largest basketball conference in
                                                            www.DaytonFlyers.com
NCAA Division I with 14 members - will once     Jenny Storer_____________ storerja@notes.udayton.edu
again compete as a single-division league.
With divisional play eliminated two seasons                      DUQUESNE
ago when Charlotte and Saint Louis joined                    www.GoDuquesne.com
the conference, each team will once again       Ryan Gavatorta ________________ gavatortar@duq.edu
face every other team at least once. Each
school will also be paired with one school                       FORDHAM
which they will play home-and-home during                   www.FordhamSports.com
the season. Duquesne’s scheduling partner       Scott Kwiatkowski ________ skwiatkowski@fordham.edu
for the third straight year is St. Bonaven-
ture. The top 12 regular-season finishers will               GEORGE WASHINGTON
be invited to the Atlantic 10 Championship                    www.GWsports.com
- to be played at the Halton Arena on the       Jesse Hooker ____________________ jhooker@gwu.edu
campus of the University of North Carolina
                                                                  LA SALLE
at Charlotte Mar. 6-9.
                                                              www.GoExplorers.com
                                                Marc Mullen __________________ mmullen@lasalle.edu
PRESEASON PREDICTIONS: Duquesne
was picked to finish eighth in the Atlantic                    MASSACHUSETTS
10 Conference this season. Defending A-10                   www.UMassAthletics.com
Champion Xavier was predicted to finish          Jillian Jakuba _____________ jjakuba@admin.umass.edu
first.
                      2008        2008                          RHODE ISLAND
Team                  W-L        Finish                        www.GoRhody.com
                                                Jodi Pontbriand_________________ jpontbriand@uri.edu
1. Xavier             24-9, 11-3    3rd
2. George Washington 27-7, 12-2     2nd                          RICHMOND
3. Charlotte          18-14, 9-5    4th                    www.RichmondSpiders.com
4. Temple             21-13, 12-2    1st        Rachel Park ___________________rpark@richmond.edu
5. Richmond           14-17, 6-8    8th
6. Saint Joseph’s     17-14, 8-6    6th                       ST. BONAVENTURE
7. St. Bonaventure    18-12, 6-8    7th                       www.GoBonnies.com
8. Duquesne           15-15, 6-8    9th         Jason Farhadi ____________________ jfarhadi@sbu.edu
9. Dayton             25-9, 9-5     5th
                                                                SAINT JOSEPH’S
10. Saint Louis       10-20, 5-9   11th
                                                               www.SJUHawks.com
11. Rhode Island      13-18, 5-9   10th         Jack Jumper ______________________jjumper@sju.edu
12. Massachusetts     13-17, 5-9   12th
13. La Salle          12-17, 4-10 13th                          SAINT LOUIS
14. Fordham           0-29, 0-14   14th                       www.SLUBillikens.com
                                                Mickey Smith ___________________ msmit145@slu.edu


                                                                   TEMPLE
                                                               www.OwlSports.com
                                                Aimee Cicero __________________ acicero@temple.edu


                                                                   XAVIER
                                                                www.GoXavier.com
                                                Pat McKenna_________________ mckennap@xavier.edu
     2008-09 DUQUESNE BASKETBALL RESULTS
                                    Overall Record: 6-0
          Atlantic 10: 0-0 Home: 4-0 Road: 2-0 Neutral: 0-0
Date        ALL/A-10 DU-OPP              OPPONENT                HI SCORER         HI REBOUNDER
ATT.
Nov. 14     1-0/0-0      83-57           MOREHEAD STATE           Little - 18      Pollino - 10
Nov. 16     2-0/0-0      93-49           CORNELL                  Frederick - 23   Peck - 8
Nov. 19     3-0/0-0      66-59           at Mount St. Mary’s      Pryor - 20       Frederick - 10
Nov. 22     4-0/0-0      78-45           PENN                     Peck - 15        Pyle - 13
Nov. 25     5-0/0-0      68-56           at Binghamton            Little - 13      Frederick - 11
Nov. 28     6-0/0-0      100-42          NIAGARA                  Little - 19      Pyle -8
Nov. 30                                  at Towson
Dec. 3                                   PITTSBURGH
Dec. 7                                   at West Virginia
Dec. 14                                  at Robert Morris
Dec. 18                                  SAINT FRANCIS, PA.
Dec. 21                                  at IPFW
Dec. 29                                  vs. Auburn
Dec. 30                                  at Miami/vs. Brown
Jan. 3                                   MISSOURI
Jan. 14                                  at Xavier
Jan. 18                                  TEMPLE
Jan. 21                                  at Dayton
Jan. 24                                  at George Washington
Jan. 28                                  ST. BONAVENTURE
Feb. 1                                   RICHMOND
Feb. 4                                   SAINT JOSEPH’S
Feb. 7                                   at Charlotte
Feb. 11                                  SAINT LOUIS
Feb. 14                                  at Massachusetts
Feb. 18                                  at St. Bonaventure
Feb. 21                                  FORDHAM
Feb. 25                                  at La Salle
Mar. 1                                   RHODE ISLAND
Mar. 6-9                                 Atlantic 10 Championship



                   MARGINS OF VICTORY/DEFEAT
Margin     1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 33 42 58
Won by                 1           1                                         1              1 1 1
Lost by

HOME MARGIN
Largest Win - 58 vs. Niagara, 11/28/08
Largest Loss

ROAD MARGIN
Largest Win - 12 at Binghamton, 11/25/08
Largest Loss

LARGEST LEAD - 60 (0:52 2nd) vs. Niagara, 11/28/08
LARGEST DEFICIT - 4 (19:10 1st) vs. Niagara, 11/28/08
      2008-09 SEASON AND CAREER HIGH GAMES

2008-09 Season                                                    Career      2008-09 Season                                                Career

#0 KERI PRYOR - Jr.                                                           #20 KELLY BRITCHER - So.
Pts: 20 at Mount St. Mary’s ............ 28 at Cincinnati (Jr.)               Pts: 13 Penn ...................... 20 at Saint Joseph’s (Fr.)
FGs: 8 at Mount St. Mary’s ............ 10 at Cincinnati (Jr.)                FGs: 5 Penn ......................... 6 at Saint Joseph’s (Fr.)
3 Pt. FGs: 2 at Mount St. Mary’s .......5 at Cincinnati (Jr.)                 3 Pt. FGs: 3 Penn .......................................... Same
FT: 3 Penn ............................ 5 at Morehead State (Jr.)             FT: 2 at Binghamton ............. 5 at Saint Joseph’s (Fr.)
Reb: 7 Penn ....................................... 11 Niagara (Fr.)          Reb: 6 Cornell ............................................... Same
Assists: 2 (last) Penn .................4 at Robert Morris (Fr.)              Assists: 3 (last) at Binghamton .....6 Binghamton (Fr.)
Blks: 1 (last) at Mount St. Mary’s....... 4 at Niagara (So.)                  Blks: 1 (last) at Mount St. Mary’s..................................Same
Stls:4 Morehead State.. 3 (last) at St. Bonaventure (So.)                     Stls: 4 Penn ......................... 4 at Saint Joseph’s (Fr.)
Min.: 28 at Mount St. Mary’s .. 40 Eastern Michigan (So.)                     Min.: 26 at Binghamton ............ 37 Robert Morris (Fr.)

#1 JACLYN BABE - Fr.                                                          #22 EVE PYLE - Jr.
Pts: 8 (last) at Binghamton ................................           Same   Pts: 9 Niagara ..................... 21 vs. New Orleans (Fr.)
FGs: 4 Morehead State......................................            Same   FGs: 2 Niagara ......................9 vs. New Orleans (Fr.)
3 Pt. FGs: 1 at Binghamton ................................            Same   3 Pt. FGs: 2 Niagara ...................3 vs. New Orleans (Fr.)
FT: 3 (last) at Binghamton .................................           Same   FT: 3 (last) Niagara........................12 at IUPUI (So.)
Reb: 4 Penn .....................................................      Same   Reb: 13 Penn ......................... 15 vs. Ball State (So.)
Assists: 7 Penn ................................................       Same   Assists: 3 Niagara..............3 (last) vs. Michigan (So.)
Blks: 0 ............................................................   Same   Blks: 1 (last) Niagara ............ 2 (last) vs. Toledo (So.)
Stls: 2 Niagara .................................................      Same   Stls: 1 Penn .................................. 3 vs. Akron (So.)
Min.: 22 Niagara ..............................................        Same   Min.: 24 at Mount St. Mary’s .. 36 Bowling Green (So.)

#2 ALEX GENSLER - Fr.                                                         #24 LAUREN REINSHUTTLE - So.
Pts: 14 at Mount St. Mary’s ................................           Same   Pts: 0 .................. 7 (last) North Carolina Central (Fr.)
FGs: 6 at Mount St. Mary’s ................................            Same   FGs: 0 ............................ North Carolina Central (Fr.)
3 Pt. FGs: 2 (last ) Niagara ................................          Same   3 Pt. FGs: 0 ............................... 2 West Virginia (Fr.)
FT: 4 (last) Niagara...........................................        Same   FT: 0............................................ 2 at Niagara (Fr.)
Reb: 6 Morehead State......................................            Same   Reb: 0 ......................... 5 North Carolina Central (Fr.)
Assists: 5 at Mount St. Mary’s ............................            Same   Assists: 0 ............................. 2 (last) at Temple (Fr.)
Blks: 1 (last) Cornell .........................................       Same   Blks: 0 ........................................................ Same
Stls: 4 Niagara .................................................      Same   Stls: 0 ......................................... 3 at Niagara (Fr.)
Min.: 24 (last) at Binghamton ............................             Same   Min.: 0 ..................................21 William & Mary (Fr.)

#11 SAMANTHA THOMPSON - Jr.                                                   #30 SAMANTHA POLLINO - So.
Pts: 9 Cornell ............................... 10 at Clemson (So.)            Pts: 22 Cornell ............................................... Same
FGs: 3 Cornell ........................4 (last) at Clemson (So.)              FGs: 9 Cornell ................................................ Same
3 Pt. FGs: 3 Cornell ............. 2 (last) at Richmond (So.)                 3 Pt. FGs: 0 ....................................... 2 Dayton (Fr.)
FT: 2 at Binghamton ..........3 vs. Youngstown State (Fr.)                    FT: 5 Niagara ......................... 5 (last) at Temple (Fr.)
Reb: 2 Niagara ................................. 4 at La Salle (Fr.)          Reb: 10 Morehead State ...............12 at Fordham (Fr.)
Assists: 4 Cornell.............7 North Carolina Central (So.)                 Assists: 2 Morehead State ...........6 Robert Morris (Fr.)
Blks: 0 ...................... 2 (last) George Washington (So.)               Blks: 1 Morehead State ....... 1 (last)at Richmond (Fr.)
Stls: 1 at Mount St. Mary’s ............. 2 at Princeton (So.)                Stls: 1 (last) at Mount St. Mary’s ... 5 at Richmond (Fr.)
Min.: 16 Cornell ..............34 (last) at Saint Francis, Pa. (So.)          Min.: 23 Cornell ....................... 42 Robert Morris (Fr.)

                                                                              #32 AMANDA PECK - Jr.
#12 RACHEL FREDERICK - Jr.                                                    Pts: 15 Penn .............................16 Binghamton (So.)
Pts: 23 Cornell ................................. 33 Marshall (So.)           FGs: 7 Penn ............................... 8 Binghamton (So.)
FGs: 10 Cornell ................................ 11 Marshall (So.)            3 Pt. FGs: 0 ................................................... Same
3 Pt. FGs: 2 (last) at Binghamton....4 (last) Marshall (So.)                  FT: 3 Niagara .............................. 8 at Fordham (So.)
FT: 2 (last) Penn ............. 11 vs. Eastern Michigan (Fr.)                 Reb: 8 Cornell .................... 11 Eastern Michigan (So.)
Reb: 11 at Binghamton .................. 19 Kent State (So.)                  Assists: 1 (last) Niagara ..... 3 at George Washington (Fr.)
Assists: 5 (last) Cornell ............................ (last) Same            Blks: 5 Niagara ............................................. Same
Blks: 1 Penn ................................... 2 Kent State (So.)           Stls: 1 at Binghamton ............................ (last) Same
Stls: 3 Morehead State...... 4 (last) Northern Illinois (So.)                 Min.: 19 at Binghamton ....... 34 Eastern Michigan (So.)
Min.: 33 at Mount St. Mary’s ........... 44 Kent State (So.)

#14 KRISTI LITTLE - Sr.
Pts: 19 Niagara ................................... 26 Dayton (Jr.)
FGs: 7 Niagara ............................... 8 (last) Xavier (Jr.)
3 Pt. FGs: 2 (last) Niagara ........................4 (last) Xavier (Jr.)
FT: 8 Morehead State ..... 10 (last) Eastern Michigan (Jr.)
Reb: 5 Niagara ..........................11 William & Mary (Jr.)
Assists: 7 at Mount St. Mary’s ............... 11 Towson (Jr.)
Blks: 1 Cornell ............................ 2 Massachusetts (Jr.)
Stls: 5 Cornell ................ 10 North Carolina Central (Jr.)
Min.: 30 at Mount St. Mary’s ....44 Eastern Michigan (Jr.)
         2008-09 DUQUESNE SEASON
       INDIVIDUAL SINGLE-GAME HIGHS                     2008-09 By the Numbers …
                                                        When Duquesne Scores:              When the Opponent Scores:
SCORING                                                 30-40 .........................0-0 30-40 ........................ 0-0
Rachel Frederick _____________23 Cornell 11/16/08       41-50 .........................0-0 41-50 ........................ 3-0
                                                        51-60 .........................0-0 51-60 ........................ 3-0
FIELD GOALS                                             61-70 .........................2-0 61-70 ........................ 0-0
Rachel Frederick _____________10 Cornell 11/16/08       71-80 .........................1-0 71-80 ........................ 0-0
                                                        81-90 .........................1-0 81-90 ........................ 0-0
FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE (at least six attempts)           91-100........................2-0  91-100....................... 0-0
Samantha Pollino _____ .900 (9-10) Cornell 11/16/08
                                                        When Duquesne Shoots:                   When the Opponen Shoots:
3-POINT FIELD GOALS                                     .200 - .300 .................0-0        .200 - .300................. 2-0
Kelly Britcher __________________ 3 Penn 11/22/08       .301 - .400 .................0-0        .301 - .400................. 4-0
Samantha Thompson ___________3 Cornell 11/16/08         .401 - .500 .................5-0        .401 - .500................. 0-0
                                                        .501 - .600 .................1-0        .501 - .600................. 0-0
FREE THROWS MADE                                        .601 - .700 .................0-0        .601 - .700................. 0-0
Kristi Little ____________8 Morehead State 11/14/08     .701 - .800 .................0-0        .701 - .800................. 0-0

FREE THROW PERCENTAGE (at least four attempts)          When Duquesne out-rebounds its opponent: .............3-0
Alex Gensler _________ 1.000 (4-4) Niagara 11/28/08     When opponent out-rebounds Duquesne: ..................3-0
Alex Gensler ___ 1.000 (4-4) at Binghamton 11/25/08     When rebounds are equal: .......................................0-0

REBOUNDS                                                When Duquesne has more turnovers: .......................1-0
Eve Pyle _____________________ 13 Penn 11/22/08         When Opponent has more turnovers: .......................5-0
                                                        When Turnovers are equal: .....................................0-0
ASSISTS
Jaclyn Babe ___________________ 7 Penn 11/22/08         When Duquesne leads at the half: ...........................6-0
Kristi Little ___________ 7 Mount St. Mary’s 11/19/08   When Opponent leads at the half: ............................0-0
                                                        When Tied at the half: ............................................0-0
STEALS                                                  In overtime: ..........................................................0-0
Kristi Little ___________________5 Cornell 11/16/08
                                                        Games    in   November: ..............................................6-0
BLOCKS                                                  Games    in   December: .............................................0-0
Amanda Peck ________________ 5 Niagara 11/28/08         Games    in   January: .................................................0-0
                                                        Games    in   February: ...............................................0-0
         2007-08 OPPONENT SEASON                        Games    in   March: ...................................................0-0
       INDIVIDUAL SINGLE-GAME HIGHS
                                                        The Last Time Duquesne ...
SCORING                                                 Scored 100 points ........... 100 vs. Niagara 11/28/08
Muffy Sadler __________ 18 at Binghamton 11/25/08       Scored 90 points ...................... 93 vs. Cornell 11/16/08
Carrie Biemer _________________ 18 Penn 11/22/08        Allowed 100 points ......................102 at Xavier 2/18/93
                                                        Allowed 90 points ........91 vs. #13 West Virginia 12/7/07
FIELD GOALS                                             Did not record a 3-pt goal .......... at Rhode Island, 2/9/01
Carrie Biemer __________________ 9 Penn 11/22/08        Had no players in double figures vs. G. Washington, 2/27/00
                                                        Had all starters in double figures .... at Cleveland State, 11/17/01
FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE                                   Had a player score 30+ points...30 - Candace Futrell vs. Siena, 12/22/03
Muffy Sadler ____ .667 (6-9) at Binghamton 11/25/08     Defeated a ranked team... DU- 57, #23 G. Washington - 56, 1/8/94
                                                        Had a game go into OT.....vs. Eastern Michigan, 12/28/07
3-POINT FIELD GOALS                                     Went undefeated at home............................. 12-0, 1982
Muffy Sadler ___________ 4 at Binghamton 11/25/08       Had a winning road record ..............................9-6, 1998
Brianna Gauthier ____4 at Mount St. Mary’s 11/19/08     Received Top 25 votes ...AP & Coaches’ Polls, 12/16-17/98
                                                        Most Top 25 votes ....................12, AP Poll, Dec. 6, 1998
FREE THROWS MADE                                        Was ranked in the Top 25 ....................................... N/A
Shanna Scarselletta ____________6 Cornell 11/16/08
                                                        All-Time Streaks ...
FREE THROW PERCENTAGE (at least four attempts)          Longest winning streak.............. 7 - 11/15/98 to 12/6/98
Shanna Scarselletta ____ .667 (6-9) Cornell 11/16/08    Longest losing streak .................. 13 - 12/5/89 to 2/1/90
                                                        Longest home winning streak ..... 16 - 2/22/81 to 12/9/82
REBOUNDS                                                Longest road winning streak 6 (last) - 2/6/79 to 11/30/79
Leah Westbrooks ___11 at Mount St. Mary’s 11/19/08      Longest home losing streak ......... 6 - 12/30/89 to 2/1/90
                                                        Longest road losing streak ........... 15 - 2/12/91 to 1/7/92
ASSISTS
Brianna Gauthier ____4 at Mount St. Mary’s 11/19/08
Brittany Pittman ________4 Morehead State 11/14/08

STEALS
Brittany Pittman ________3 Morehead State 11/14/08

BLOCKS
Brittany Pittman ________8 Morehead State 11/14/08
                      2008-2009 Duquesne Women’s Basketball
                         Opponent Game by Game Statistics
                            6-0 Overall, 0-0 Atlantic 10
Opponent             W-L    1   2    OT   FN FGM-A FG%         3FM-A 3PT%     FTM-A    FT% RBS PF-D       A    TO   BL   S

Morehead State       L     24   33         57   21-56   .375    4-18   .222    11-21   .524   35   17-0   10   28   8     9
DUQUESNE 11/14/08    W     35   48        83    31-64   .484   6-13    .462    15-22   .682   44   17-0   22   25   4    15
Cornell              L     27   22        49    15-48   .313   6-20    .300   13-20    .650   37   16-0   10   34   3     5
DUQUESNE 11/16/08    W     47   46        93    37-74   .500   6-21    .286    13-20   .650   40   19-0   27   17   7    12
MOUNT ST. MARY’S     L     27   32         59   23-63   .365   6-14    .375     7-15   .467   44   18-0   11   17   0     9
Duquesne 11/19/08    W     31   35         66   24-48   .500    9-11   .409     9-14   .643   29   15-1   18   16   2     8
Penn                 L     19   26        45    16-52   .302   1-17    .059   12-149   .632   39   16-0    7   14   4     3
DUQUESNE 11/22/08    W     26   52        78    31-77   .103    7.24   .292     9-12   .750   51   17-0   19   12   3     7
BINGHAMTON           L     21   35        56    21-59   .345   4-13    .308   10-14    .714   27   18-0   12   14   5    11
Duquesne 11/25/08    W     38   30         68   21-47   .447    9-17   .529    17-23   .739   43   14-0   11   23   0     5
Niagara              L     20   22        42    14-61   .230   4-22    .182    10-18   .556   39   24-1   10   26   2     5
DUQUESNE 11/28/08    W     50   50        100   33-60   .550   11-23   .478    23-30   .767   42   12-0   18   12   7    13
TOWSON
Duquesne 11/30/08
Pittsburgh
DUQUESNE 12/3/08
WEST VIRGINIA
Duquesne 12/7/08
ROBERT MORRIS
Duquesne 12/14/08
Saint Francis, Pa.
DUQUESNE 12/21/08
Auburn
Duquesne 12/29/08
MIAMI/Brown
Duquesne 12/30/08
Missouri
DUQUESNE 1/3/09
XAVIER
Duquesne 1/14/09
Temple
DUQUESNE 1/18/09
DAYTON
Duquesne 1/21/09
GEORGE WASHINGTON
Duquesne 1/24/09
St. Bonaventure
DUQUESNE 1/28/09
Richmond
DUQUESNE 2/1/09
Saint Joseph’s
DUQUESNE 2/4/09
CHARLOTTE
Duquesne 2/7/09
Saint Louis
DUQUESNE 2/11/09
MASSACHUSETTS
Duquesne 2/14/09
ST. BONAVENTURE
Duquesne 2/18/09
Fordham
DUQUESNE 2/21/09
LA SALLE
Duquesne 2/25/09
Rhode Island
DUQUESNE 3/1/09
Opponents             0    138 170        308 110-339 .324 25-107      .234   63-107   .589 221 109-1 61 144        22 42
DUQUESNE              6    227 261        488 177-370 .478 48-120      .400   86-121   .711 249 94-1 115 105        23 60
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