Women's basketball looks to stay hot against Sunbirds

Women's basketball looks to stay hot against Sunbirds

FRESNO, Calif. - BYU-Hawaii women's basketball will look to tie its second longest win streak in program history when they take on Fresno Pacific on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. PST in Fresno, California.

BYU-Hawaii (10-5, 7-2 PacWest)

  • The Seasiders opened their road swing with consecutive victories over Holy Names 73-59 and Dominican 64-61.
  • The five game win streak is the third longest in BYU-Hawaii women's basketball history. The Seasiders are one win away from second place and two away from the longest win streak in program history.
  • BYU-Hawaii needs four more wins this season to surpass their second highest win total in program history. The inaugural women's basketball team at BYU-Hawaii went 13-12 in the 2006-07 season.
  • The Seasiders average 69 points per game on 42.5 percent field-goal shooting and 68.8 percent from the free-throw line.
  • Brydgette Tatupu-Leopoldo leads the team scoring 15.6 points per game and Celeste Claw is second with 13.8.
  • Whitney Fieldsted averages a double-double of 10.9 points and 10.3 rebounds per game. She has recorded double-doubles in five of her last seven games.
  • Claw is fourth nationally and first in the PacWest with 7.0 assists per game. She is 53rd nationally and second in conference with an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.79.

Fresno Pacific (2-11, 2-6 PacWest)

  • The Sunbirds are 2-11 overall and 2-6 in the PacWest this season.
  • Fresno Pacific shoots 36.8 percent from the field and score an average of 59.1 points per game.
  • The Sunbirds make 29.5 percent of their shots behind the arc, but hit 75.8 percent from the free-throw line.
  • Jenay Herring leads Fresno Pacific with 13.1 points, 3.3 assists, 2.4 steals and 2.9 turnovers per game.
  • Charde Stevens leads the team with 7.15 rebounds per game and Jasmine Shedrick leads with 2.23 blocks per game.

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