SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Four games in a row away from Leavey Center for Santa Clara women's basketball begins at UC Davis Saturday at noon. The Broncos will also play at Missouri State (Nov. 22) and face Montana (Nov. 29) and Delaware (Nov. 30) at the Titan Classic in Fullerton before returning home Dec. 6 to take on Long Beach State.
The Broncos began their week with an 89-81 win over San Jose State in their final home game for the month of November.
Santa Clara is 11-13 all-time against UC Davis with the first meeting coming in 1968-69. The last meeting was a 79-76 Bronco win at the Air Force Classic Dec. 6, 2014.
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Santa Clara (2-1) is averaging 83.3 points per game as a team and is shooting 50.0-percent from the field. The Broncos are allowing 65.7 ppg and holding opponents to a 35.9-percent mark from the floor and just 26.0-percent from downtown.
Lauren Yearwood is averaging tea leading 14.0 ppg on 62-percent shooting from the floor while also grabbing 6.3 rebounds per game, second on the team. Ashlyn Herlihy leads the team with 9.7 rpg and is scoring 10.3 ppg. Merle Wiehl (12.7), Tia Hay (10.7), and Lindsey VanAllen (10.7) are all averaging double-figures as well with Hay's 4.0 assists per game leading the team.
UC Davis (0-2) is averaging 65.0 ppg this season while shooting 39.8-percent from the field and 28.8-percent from beyond the arc. The Aggies are allowing 75.0 ppg and teams are shooting 44.9-percent from the floor.
Kayla Konrad leads the team in scoring with 13.0 ppg and rebounding with 7.0 pg. She is also shooting a team best 52.9-percent from the field. Katie Toole also scores 13.0 ppg tio go with 3.0 rpg. Nina Bessolo leads Davis with seven 3-pointers and is scoring 11.5 ppg.
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