WashU Heads to UAA Leading No. 7 Rochester and Emory

Photo by Danny Reise/WUSTL Photos
Photo by Danny Reise/WUSTL Photos

at No. 7 University of Rochester (15-1, 5-0 UAA)
Friday, Jan. 26 - 6 p.m. (ET) – Rochester, N.Y.
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at Emory University (10-6, 4-1 UAA)
Sunday, Jan. 28 – 2 p.m. (ET) – Atlanta, Ga.
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ON THE SCHEDULE THIS WEEK WashU concludes a four-game road stretch of University Athletic Association (UAA) play this weekend when it plays at No. 7 University of Rochester (15-1, 5-0 UAA) on Friday and at Emory University (10-6, 4-1 UAA) on Sunday.

HISTORY VS. OPPOSITION WashU holds a 44-17 advantage in the all-time series against Rochester after splitting the season series last season. Rochester defeated WashU 67-53 on Jan. 15 before the Bears defeated the Yellowjackets 80-77 on Feb. 12. Against Emory, WashU has a 51-6 all-time record including an 11-game winning streak. The Bears swept last year's season series beating the Eagles 76-65 on Jan. 13 and 82-78 on Feb. 10.

STRENGTH OF SCHEDULE 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 fourth most difficult schedule (.621).

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 Jan. 14. She has totaled 133 three-pointers in her career. Junior guard Rachael Sondag's 122 triples made ranks 10th all-time in three-pointers made.

                  4.               Stacy Leeds          143         1990-94

                  5.              Natalie Orr            133         2014-

                  6.              Zoë Unruh             128         2006-10

                  7.              Halsey Ward         127         2006-09

                  8.              Amy Schweizer   126         1994-98

                  9.              Beth Ruether       125         1996-2000

                  10.           Rachael Sondag 122         2015-

TOP-10 OFFENSIVE RANKINGS WashU ranks in the top-10 of Division III in multiple offensive categories including fifth in 3-point field goal percentage (39.2%), sixth in assists per game (19.6) and seventh in field-goal percentage (46.2%). The Bears also rank in the top-25 in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.18), free-throw percentage (74.2%), scoring offense (77.1) and defensive rebounds per game (31).