WBB: Women's Basketball Preview-Presentation College
Dec 5th, 2012 @ 3:26 pm | Author: Viking Sports Admin
Opponent: Presentation College (3-3)
Date: Thursday, December 6
Time: 5:30 PM
Site: W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse
Radio Station Broadcast: TED 98.3 and 102.7
Live Stats: DakStats
Live Video: Valley City State IHigh
Vikings at a Glance: Valley City State University (6-1) has won six games in a row and stayed at #19 in this week's NAIA Women's Division II Basketball Poll. The Vikings lone loss on the season came at the hands of the three time defending NAIA National Champion and then #2 ranked Northwestern College. The Vikings lost to the Red Raiders 67-64 on the road in their season opener.
Offensively the Vikings are one of the best in the nation. Valley City State shoots 50.2% from the floor, putting them third in the NAIA in that category. The Vikings also rank third in Total Defensive Rebounding, pulling down over 29 defensive caroms per game.
Individually, junior forward Brittany Lehner is third in the NAIA with a 64.3% Field Goal Percentage.
The Opponent: Presentation College is 3-3 on their season coming off a 77-72 win versus Trinity Bible College on Tuesday.
The Saints are led by a trio of players averaging double figures with Rachel Fuhrmann leading the way at 18.7 points per game. Fuhrmann is followed by Kelli Boekelheide (15.7) and Hannah Phillips (12.5). Boekelheide also averages 10.3 rebounds per game.