Air Force Heads to Idaho State for Non-Conference Match-Up
Nov. 16, 2010
The Air Force women’s basketball team continues its three-game stretch of road games on Thursday, Nov. 18, as it heads to Pocatello, Idaho, to take on Idaho State. The game is slated to begin at 7:05 p.m. in Reed Gymnasium.
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Series History: Idaho State leads, 2-0
Last Meeting: Idaho State won a 79-58 decision on Dec. 6, 1998, at the Academy.
Air Force: Andrea Williams (1-1/First Season; 13-36/Third Season overall)
Idaho State: Seton Sobolewski (27-36/Third Season)
Last Time Out...
Air Force dropped a 79-56 decision to Northern Colorado on the road on Sunday. The Bears shot over 51 percent from the field to take the 25-point victory.
Scouting the Falcons...
Air Force enters Thursday evening’s game with a 1-1 overall record after its loss to Northern Colorado on Sunday.
Senior Raimee Beck leads the Falcons in scoring with 11 points per game, while sophomore Dymond James has averaged 10 points per contest after two games. James is also Air Force’s leading rebounder with seven boards per game. Meanwhile, sophomore Megan Muniz leads Air Force in assists with 3.5 per contest.
Scouting the Bengals...
Idaho State, the second-straight Big Sky opponent for the Falcons, enters this week’s game with a 1-1 record after falling on the road to Boise State, 73-48.
The Bengals are led by freshman Lindsey Reed, who is averaging 17.5 points and 6.5 rebounds through the first two games of the season. Meanwhile, senior Chelsea Pickering is second on the team with 12.5 points per contest.
Home Sweet Home...
Thursday night’s game will be particularly special for Air Force senior Raimee Beck, who makes a visit to her home state. Beck is a native of Blackfoot, Idaho, a small town of just over 11,000, located approximately 25 miles from Pocatello.
In the top 10...
Against Northern Colorado on Sunday, Air Force senior Raimee Beck moved into the top 10 all-time in career scoring at the Academy. She currently ranks 10th in Air Force history (and third in the Falcons’ Division I era) with 1,066 points. Beck needs just seven more points to tie for ninth place on the all-time list and second on the Division I list.
Air Force senior Raimee Beck currently has her name scattered throughout the Falcons’ record books and has the opportunity to move up in several categories. Over the past weekend, Beck moved into fifth place in career rebounds in the Falcons’ Division I era and is just 25 rebounds away from breaking into the Air Force all-time top 10 in that category.
In addition, Beck currently ranks second in career assists at the Academy during the Division I era and is just 18 assists away from matching the record.
Beck already holds Academy Division I records for career scoring average (11.8), three-point field goals made (177) and free throw percentage (.825), as well as points in a season (406 in 2009-10).
The Falcons wrap up their three-game road stretch on Saturday, Nov. 20, when they visit Portland in a 2:00 p.m. contest.