Seasiders look to get back on track against Lancers

Seasiders look to get back on track against Lancers

LAIE, Hawaii – BYU-Hawaii women's basketball will look to rebound in a key-conference matchup with Cal Baptist in the Cannon Activities Center at 5 p.m. HST.

BYU-Hawaii (12-6, 9-3 PacWest)

  • The Seasiders suffered their first loss in eight games against Azusa Pacific. It was also their worst loss of the season since a 33-point defeat to Hawaii Pacific on Dec. 4. 
  • Averaging 13 points and 6.7 assists, Celeste Claw was named PacWest player of the week in the conference
  • Celeste Claw also ranks fifth in the nation for assists per game
  • In the last game, Brydgette Tatupu-Leopoldo led the team with 11 points and added two rebounds and a steal.
  • Mata Tonga was rebound short of her second double-double with 10 points and 9 rebounds against the Cougars.

Cal Baptist (16-3, 9-2 PacWest)

  • Cal Baptist is coming off a three-game win streak after defeating Chaminade, Point Loma and Dixie State
  • The Lancers are 16-3 overall and 9-2 in conference play to take a half game lead over the Seasiders for second in the PacWest conference.
  • Junior Darsha Burnside ranks sixth nationally in blocked shots and rebounds per game.
  • In the last game, Darsha Burnside led all players with 16 points and four blocks to go with two steals.
  • As a team, the Lancers held Chaminade to a 32.9 percent shooting from the field and held onto the lead for the entirety of the game.

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