Women's Basketball Faces Lafayette In Regular Season Finale

Jen Hazlett

Jen Hazlett

Feb. 28, 2014

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WEST POINT, N.Y. - The Army women's basketball squad will face Lafayette on the road to finish off the regular season on Saturday, March 1 at 2 p.m. The Patriot League match-up will be contested at the Kirby Sports Center.

The Last Meeting
January 2, 2014
West Point, N.Y.
Black Knights Top Lafayette, 66-49, In Patriot League Opener
The Army women's basketball team collected a 66-49 victory over Lafayette in the Patriot League opener for both teams on Thursday afternoon at Christl Arena.

The game can be heard live on the radio on 1340-AM (Middletown) or 1390-AM (Poughkeepsie), with Ben Youngerman on the call. The Patriot League Network will offer a video stream - visit PatriotLeague.org for more information. Live statistical updates via CBS Sports GameTracker will be available in a link on Army's website as well. For detailed in-game updates, follow Army women's basketball on Twitter - @WestPointWBB.

Saturday will mark the 56th meeting between Army and Lafayette in a series that dates back to 1983. The Black Knights own a 32-23 all-time advantage over the Leopards, including wins in each of the last six meetings. Army opened its 2013-14 Patriot League slate with a 66-49 win over Lafayette on Jan. 2.

Army finished its stretch of three games in five days by matching its largest win in conference play this season with a 75-48 decision over Boston University on Feb. 26. The Black Knights also bested the Terriers by 27 points during a 72-45 victory on Jan. 29. In the game, Army shot at least 50 percent from the floor for the fourth time this season, converting 30-of-57 (52.6 percent) of its attempts. Sophomore Jean Parker was 4-for-4 from deep, leading the Black Knights to a 10-of-17 (58.8 percent) three-point showing, their third-best three-point shooting night of the year. Senior Jen Hazlett recorded a game-high 21 points and a career-best 16 rebounds in the win, while sophomore Kelsey Minato tallied 11 points to become the youngest Army player to reach 1,000 points for her career. Minato also dished out a career-high nine assists, and classmate Brianna Johnson added nine points.

Army will return to action on Thursday, March 6, when the Black Knights host a Patriot League Tournament Quarterfinal game at 7:30 p.m. Army's opponent for the contest has yet to be determined.

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