Feb. 15, 2013
The Air Force women's basketball team closes out its two-game roadswing this Saturday, Feb. 16, when it visits in-state rival Colorado State in a 2:00 p.m. contest.
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Series History: Colorado State leads, 38-11
Last Meeting: Missing its first 10 field goals of the game, Air Force dropped a 64-44 decision to Colorado State on Jan. 16 at the Academy. Caitlin Duffy led the Rams with 18 points, while juniors Cherae Medina and Camille Thompson were the Falcons' leading scorers with nine points each.
LAST TIME OUT...
The Falcons were outshot and outrebounded in an 80-53 road loss to UNLV on Wednesday evening. Senior Alicia Leipprandt was the lone Falcon to score in double figures, finishing with 14 points, while junior Michelle Ivey added a season-best seven points.
SCOUTING THE FALCONS...
Air Force enters this weekend's contest with a 3-20 overall record and 2-8 mark in the Mountain West, following its loss to UNLV on Wednesday.
Senior Alicia Leipprandt is the Falcons' leading scorer with 12.9 points per contest, while classmate Dymond James is the team's next best scorer with 9.0 ppg. James is also Air Force's leading rebounder, averaging 7.3 boards per game, while junior Cherae Medina leads the Falcons with 3.4 assists per contest.
SCOUTING THE RAMS...
Colorado State enters this weekend with a 7-15 overall record and 3-6 ledger in the Mountain West. The Rams are coming off a 60-44 road loss to league-leading San Diego State.
Sam Martin leads the Rams with 12.5 points and 6.6 rebounds per contest, while Caitlin Duffy adds 11.7 points per game.
BEATEN ON THE BOARDS...
While Air Force dominated on the glass in its win over UNLV on Jan. 12, grabbing a season-best 60 rebounds, the tables were turned in Wednesday's game, as the Falcons finished with just 29 boards, matching a season-low.
QUALITY MINUTES FOR MICHELLE...
Junior Michelle Ivey saw her fourth start of the season at UNLV on Wednesday, getting 15 minutes of action. Ivey made the most of her time on the court, scoring a season-high seven points on 3-of-3 shooting from the field and 1-of-1 shooting at the foul line.
GETTING THE TAKEAWAYS...
Air Force notched a season-high 14 steals against UNLV on Wednesday, as the Lady Rebels committed 27 turnovers, the most for a Falcon opponent this season. In addition, it marked just the third time this season that Air Force has finished with fewer turnovers than its opponent.
The Falcons are back on the road this Saturday, Feb. 16, as they visit in-state rival Colorado State in a 2:00 p.m. contest.