at Case Western Reserve University (3-10, 0-3 UAA)
Friday, Jan. 19 - 6 p.m. (ET) – Cleveland, Ohio
Live Video: https://case.edu/livestream/athletics/
Live Stats: http://washubears.com/sports/wbkb/2017-18/boxscores/20180119_g4xg.xml
at Carnegie Mellon University (9-5, 1-2 UAA)
Sunday, Jan. 21 – 2 p.m. (ET) – Pittsburgh, Pa.
Live Video: http://athletics.cmu.edu/sports/wbkb/livestream
Live Stats: http://washubears.com/sports/wbkb/2017-18/boxscores/20180121_jhi0.xml
Download the complete WASHU game notes by clicking HERE (PDF).
• ON THE SCHEDULE THIS WEEK WashU travels for its first University Athletic Association (UAA) road games of the season this weekend when it plays at Case Western Reserve University (3-10, 0-3 UAA) on Friday and at Carnegie Mellon University (9-5, 1-2 UAA) on Sunday.
• HISTORY VS. OPPOSITION WashU is 47-1 in the all-time series against Case Western including nine consecutive victories. The Bears have a 56-3 edge against Carnegie Mellon and has won 49 straight against the Tartans. The Red & Green swept the season series with both teams last year beating the Spartans 92-79 on Jan. 29 and 95-66 on Feb. 5. WashU defeated Carnegie Mellon 78-72 on Jan. 27 and 79-69 on Feb. 3.
• STRENGTH OF SCHEDULE The Bears have played the most difficult schedule to date based on opponents' winning percentage of .704 (133-56). According to D3hoops.com's strength of schedule rating system which utilizes a three part system of opponents' winning percentage and opponents' opponents' winning percentage, WashU has the third most difficult schedule (.653).
• CLIMBING THE CHARTS Senior guard Natalie Orr ascended into fifth place all-time in three-pointers made at WashU in program history as she shot 4-of-6 from three-point range against NYU on Sunday. She has totaled 129 three-pointers in her career and bypassed Beth Ruether (125), Amy Schweizer (126), Halsey Ward (127) and Zoë Unruh (128). Junior guard Rachael Sondag's 117 triples made ranks 10th all-time in three-pointers made.
• DOUBLE-DOUBLE Junior forward Madeline Homoly was named the UAA Athlete of the Week after posting multiple double-doubles over the weekend. Homoly averaged 23 points and 10.5 rebounds per game to earn her fifth Athlete of the Week distinction. The Kansas City, Mo.-native is nearly averaging a double-double in three UAA games played: 23.3 ppg and 9.7 reb/g on 58.3-percent shooting from the field. Senior Natalie Orr registered the second double-double of her career against NYU with a season-high 18 points and a career-high 13 rebounds.
• TOP-25 OFFENSIVE RANKINGS WashU ranks in the top-25 of Division III in multiple offensive categories including second in 3-point field goal percentage (39.6%), fifth in assists per game (19.6), seventh in field-goal percentage (45.7%), 11th in free-throw percentage (76.2%), 15th in total assists (275), 18th in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.14) and 21st in scoring offense (76.6).