Feb. 4, 2011
Coastal Carolina (7-13, 1-7 Big South)
Presbyterian College (6-14, 3-5 Big South)
Saturday, Feb. 5 | Conway, S.C. | Kimbel Arena
Coastal Carolina WBB Notes (vs. Presbyterian) in PDF Format
CONWAY - The Coastal Carolina women's basketball team will host the Presbyterian College Blue Hose on Saturday, Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. The game is the first half of a doubleheader as the men's team will host Virginia Military Academy at 4:30 p.m.
On the Web
A live audio broadcast of the game will be available on the Internet via streaming audio on www.GoCCUSports.com. Coastal Carolina play-by-play veteran Chris Burgin will have the call. Live Stats will also be available through www.GoCCUSports.com. A video stream of the game will be available through the Big South Network subscription package on www.BigSouthSports.com.
Series: Coastal Carolina leads 12-7 dating back to the 1979-1980 season.
Last 10: Series tied at 5-5
Last Meeting: Presbyterian College defeated Coastal Carolina 52-36 on Jan. 3. Kira Carter and Olivia Irick each scored 10 points in the contest.
Presbyterian College Blue Hose
- The Blue Hose are led by Mariah Pietrowski's 10.3 points per game in conference play.
- Presbyterian College holds a 3-5 record in conference with wins over Coastal Carolina (52-36), Winthrop (55-40) and UNC Asheville (53-51).
- The Blue Hose are last in the Big South in scoring margin as they average being outscored by 5.2 points per game.
- Presbyterian College has only blocked 38 shots this season a number that Coastal's Katie White handily eclipses with her 53 rejections.
- Kristen Stevens ranks second in the Big South with a three-point shooting percentage of 39.8.
Blue Hose Leaders
|Points (per game)||10.4
|Rebounds (per game)||6.0||Mariah Pietrowski|
|Assists (season)||52||Dria David
Moss Picks Ip Fifth Double-Double
Sydnei Moss pulled scored 18 points and pulled down 15 rebounds in the victory at Winthrop for her fifth double-double of the season. Her 15 boards were the most of her career eclipsing her previous best of 13 that she totaled twice.
Chalk One Up In The Win Column
Led by Sydnei Moss' second consecutive double-double performance and Katie White's four blocked shots and numerous shot alterations, the Coastal Carolina women's basketball team snapped its seven game losing streak in dominating fashion to upend Winthrop 48-29.
Moss led all scorers in the contest with 18 points while Olivia Irick and Jessica Noll contributed ten and eight points respectively. Moss also pulled down a career-high 15 boards and tied a career-high with six thefts.
The Chants shot 36.2 percent for the game and continued its improvement from the free throw line making 11-of-16 shots for 68.8 percent. Coastal also picked off eight Winthrop passes and dished out 10 helpers.
Really?... Only 29 Points?
The Chanticleers only gave up 29 points to Winthrop on Jan. 31 in the 48-29 win. The Eagles total was the fewest allowed by any Coastal Carolina team in a Big South Conference game. In addition, the 29 points was the third fewest Winthrop had scored at Winthrop Coliseum, its home court.
Katie White had six rejections in the first half against Radford on Jan. 29, seven total in the game, to become Coastal Carolina's all-time leader in the category with 191. White passed Sandra Leach's 189 career blocks which she set from 1979-83.
Moss Named Player of the Week
Coastal Carolina's Sydnei Moss has been named the Big South Conference Women's Basketball Choice Hotels Player of the Week, while Cheyenne Parker of High Point was tabbed The Crons Brand Freshman of the Week for games played Jan. 25-31, the League announced today.
Moss, a senior from North Augusta, S.C., averaged 18 points and 13.5 rebounds per game to lead Coastal Carolina to a 1-1 record last week. She got her week started with 18 points on 57 percent from the floor and two from the charity stripe to go along with 12 boards and three assists in against League-leading Radford on Jan. 29. Two days later against Winthrop, the guard stayed hot as she poured in 18 points, corralled 15 caroms, dished out three helpers and came away with six steals in the win over the Lady Eagles. She finished 9-of-10 at the line as well as a 43 percent clip from the floor in the two-game span.
Moss was tabbed as a preseason All-Big South Conference team member this season and was a second team all-conference selection last season. Moss was twice selected as the freshman of the week during the 2007-08 campaign.
White Named Academic All-District
Katie White of the Coastal Carolina University women's basketball team has been voted a First-Team Capital One All-Academic District III selection. She is now eligible to earn C apital One Academic All-American status.
Of the eight districts around the country, only first-team district selections are eligible for All-American status. All first-team selections will go into a national pool with voting to begin on Feb. 8.
White has been named to the President's list in each of her six semesters at Coastal Carolina. She holds a team high 4.0 GPA as an accounting major. White is also a member of the Beta Alpha Psi and Beta Alpha Sigma international honor societies. She is on track to graduate in May 2011 after which she intends to attend graduate school to pursue an MBA in accounting.