Falcons Visit TCU for Final Road Game of the Season
Feb. 28, 2011
The Air Force women’s basketball team heads to Fort Worth, Texas, this week for their final road game of the season, facing TCU on Wednesday, March 2. The game is slated to begin at 6:30 p.m. (CT) in Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
TV: Tape delay on The Mtn. (Comcast 167, DirecTV 616), 10:30 p.m. (MT)
Live Stats: gofrogs.com
Series History: TCU leads, 15-2
Last Meeting: Air Force upset the then-league leading Horned Frogs, 60-55, at the Academy on Jan. 29, giving the Falcons their first win over TCU since 1988.
Air Force: Andrea Williams (8-19/First Season; 20-54/Third Season overall)
TCU: Jeff Mittie (258-124/12th Season; 409-183/19th Season overall)
Last Time Out...
On Saturday, Air Force dropped a 70-49 decision to Colorado State on the road. The Rams put together a 19-3 run over the final eight minutes of the first half to take a 17-point lead at the intermission.
Scouting the Falcons...
Air Force currently holds an 8-19 overall record and 3-11 ledger in the Mountain West Conference after falling to Colorado State on the road on Saturday afternoon.
Senior Raimee Beck is the Falcons’ leading scorer with 11.4 points per game, while sophomore Dymond James adds 11.0 points per game and a team-best 6.8 rebounds per contest. James is also averaging a team-leading 12.3 points in MWC action.
Scouting the Horned Frogs...
TCU enters Wednesday’s game with a 20-9 overall record and 12-3 mark in the MWC. The Horned Frogs are coming off an 84-71 road victory over New Mexico.
Senior Emily Carter leads the Horned Frogs with 18.1 points per game, while Helena Sverrisdottir adds 15.6 points per contest. Also averaging in double figures scoring is Starr Crawford with 12.0 points per game and a team-best 9.8 rebounds per contest.
How We Rate...
In the latest conference statistics, Air Force ranks second in the MWC in three-point field goal percentage (.351).
Meanwhile, several Falcons rank among the conference’s top-10 individual leaders:
Dymond James 10 6.8
Megan Muniz 9 3.8
3PT FG Pct.
Raimee Beck 10 .336
3PT FG Made
Raimee Beck 9 1.8
Megan Muniz 5 1.8
Dymond James 8 5.1
How They Rate...
In the latest conference statistics, TCU leads the league in free throw percentage (.748), ranks second in scoring offense (67.8), field goal percentage defense (.361) and turnover margin (+2.9), and is third in scoring margin (+8.6), three-point field goal percentage defense (.296) and assist-to-turnover ratio (0.9).
Meanwhile, several Horned Frogs rank among the conference’s top-10 individual leaders in various categories:
Emily Carter 2 18.1
Helena Sverrisdottir 5 15.6
Starr Crawford 1 9.8
Delisa Gross 10 .456
Helena Sverrisdottir 5 4.3
Emily Carter 1 .877
Helena Sverrisdottir 7 .797
Helena Sverrisdottir 2 2.0
Starr Crawford 6 1.8
3PT FG Pct.
Helena Sverrisdottir 4 .393
Emily Carter 8 .354
3PT FG Made
Emily Carter 3 2.8
Helena Sverrisdottir 8 1.9
Helena Sverrisdottir 6 1.6
Starr Crawford 1 3.5
Starr Crawford 2 6.3
LAst Time Against the Horned Frogs...
Overcoming an 11-point second-half deficit, the Air Force women’s basketball team rallied for a 60-55 victory over TCU on Jan. 29. It marked just the second victory ever for the Falcons over the Horned Frogs, and the first since 1988.
Sophomore Dymond James led the Falcons’ balanced offense with 11 points. Senior Raimee Beck added nine points, while Berger, Alicia Leipprandt, Michelle Ivey and Megan Muniz added eight points each. Muniz also dished out a career-best seven assists, while Satterfield grabbed a team-high eight rebounds.
Starr Crawford registered a double-double to lead TCU, finishing with 19 points and 12 rebounds, while Emily Carter added 16 points.
Dymond In Double-Digits...
Sophomore Dymond James shared the team lead with 13 points against Colorado State on Saturday, marking the 12th time in 14 conference games that she has scored in double figures. For the season, James has registered at least 10 points in a team-leading 19 games.
The Falcons close out the regular season this Saturday, March 5, when they take on New Mexico at noon. It will mark the final home appearance for senior captain Raimee Beck, who will end her career with her name scattered throughout the Air Force record books.