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November 12, 2022 • 6:00 PM
Lubbock, Texas • Rip Griffin Heart (1,950)



CSU Pueblo    
Lubbock, Texas
Sat., Nov. 12
6:00 p.m.

No.13 Lubbock Christian College completes their first house weekend of the season and their internet hosting duties of the Carpet Tech Traditional Saturday, as LCU will host Colorado State Pueblo (estimated 6 p.m. tip) after UT Tyler clashes with Colorado Christian (3:30 p.m. begin). The house contest is the second recreation a part of a stretch by which LCU performs six of seven video games at house.
LCU acquired a career-high 14 factors from Maci Maddox and the Girl Chaparrals overcame a sizzling begin by Colorado Christian to defeat the Cougars 85-64 Saturday night time of their house opener and their opening recreation of the Carpet Tech Traditional inside Rip Griffin Heart. The win was LCU’s a hundred and fifth consecutive house victory. The Girl Chaps compelled the Cougars into 23 turnovers, resulting in a 28-13 scoring benefit in factors off turnovers. LCU was led by Maddox, who was 2-of-2 from three-point vary and 6-of-11 from the sector for her career-high 14 factors. Audrey Robertson (12 factors), who had a +35 plus/minus, and Rachel Haase (career-high 10 factors) additionally completed in double figures for LCU. Grace Foster led LCU with 11 rebounds.
There was no must hit the panic button following LCU’s first 0-2 begin for the reason that 2016-17 season. Final weekend on the D2CCA Tip-Off Traditional in Kansas Metropolis, LCU fell to No.6 Missouri Southern State (65-64) and to Missouri Western State 101-96 in extra time. The Girl Chaps did not seem inexperienced (they have been opening the season taking part in with 5 new starters for the primary time in Steve Gomez’s 20 seasons on the helm of the Girl Chaps), as they led within the ultimate minute of regulation in every of the video games (going through MSSU, the regional favorites based on D2SIDA, and MWSU, who was an Elite Eight qualifier final season).


The MIAA, hosts of the D2CCA Tip-Off Traditional, introduced their All-Event alternatives and Grace Foster was Lubbock Christian College’s consultant on All-Event Crew. Foster, a sophomore from Childress, Texas, led all gamers on the event, carried out in Kansas Metropolis, Mo. at Municipal Auditorium, with 26.0 factors per recreation. Her marquee efficiency was a 36-point efficiency in opposition to Western State Sunday, as she had LCU’s highest single-game level complete since Nov. 5, 2010 (Emily Pool, 36 factors in opposition to Northern New Mexico Faculty) and it tied for the fourth-highest single-game level complete in LCU program historical past. She was 13-of-20 from the sector within the recreation, together with her 13 subject objectives marking essentially the most by a Girl Chap since Mar. 1, 2013 (Kelsey Canavan, 13 in opposition to Rogers State). Foster opened the season together with her second profession double-double, posting 16 factors and 11 boards in opposition to No.6 Missouri Southern State. With 12 factors within the second half in opposition to SMSU and 20 factors within the second half in opposition to MWSU, she averaged 16.0 factors within the second half of play on the week. Defensively, she averaged 2.0 blocks per recreation. Foster’s event numbers included going 60-percent (6-of-10) from three-point vary.


>Grace Foster had a pair of double-figure (factors) contests to open the season, which matched her career-high accomplished twice her freshman season. She was unable to make it three consecutive video games Friday, however she led the group with 11 rebounds for her second recreation of posting double figures in rebounds. She continues to steer the Girl Chaps in scoring (20.0 common) and rebounds (9.3) this season.

>Rachel Haase and Deja Johnson every made their season debut Friday, with Johnson’s additionally representing her collegiate debut. Haase went 3-of-6 from lengthy vary and completed with a career-high 10 factors, and Johnson tallied 4 factors in her debut.

>The Girl Chaps are averaging 40.7 rebounds per recreation via their opening pair of contests, posting a excessive of 46 in opposition to MSSU. LCU has not averaged over 40 rebounds in a season since averaging 40.3 through the 2015-16 season. Grace Foster (9.3), Audrey Robertson (6.0) and Whitney Cox (6.0) are all averaging 6.0-or-more rebounds per recreation.

> Friday, LCU had a 26-9 scoring benefit from the free-throw line over Colorado Christian, as LCU was 26-of-32 (81.3%) from the road (Grace Foster was 6-of-6). Of their prior recreation (Sunday in opposition to Missouri Western), LCU had 29 factors from the free-throw line. The 55 free-throws mixed over a two-game span is LCU’s highest mark since 56 mixed free-throws made (over a two-game span) on January 19 and 20 of the 2011-2012 season (in opposition to Rogers State and John Brown). On the marketing campaign, LCU is taking pictures 81.8% (72/88) from the road. Grace Foster is 12-of-12 from the road this season to steer LCU from the road. Audrey Robertson (16-of-19, .842) and Shaylee Stovall (15-of-18, 83.3%) are every taking pictures over 83.0% from the road (of these reaching minimal necessities).

>The Girl Chaps are averaging 81.7 factors per contest (averaged 65.9 per recreation final season) they usually have 4 gamers averaging double figures in factors. Grace Foster (20.0), Maci Maddox (11.7), Audrey Robertson (11.3) and Rachel Haase (10.0) lead the typical scoring tempo for the Girl Chaps.


D2SIDA (Division II Sports activities Info Administrators Affiliation) and the Girls’s Basketball Coaches Affiliation (WBCA) every introduced their preseason top-25 rankings for the 2022-2023 season, with D2SIDA rating Lubbock Christian College No.13 and the WBCA rating the Girl Chaparrals No.23.

LCU has discovered their approach into the D2SIDA preseason ballot 9 consecutive seasons, marking each season they’ve been eligible to look (because of the switch from NAIA to NCAA Div. II), rating No.1 (2019-20 and in 2021-22), No.3 (2018-19 and in 2020-21), No.23 (2017-18), No. 4 (2016-17), No.15 (2015-16) and receiving votes in 2014-15. The Girl Chaps No.13 rating is the second-best amongst South Central Area packages, as West Texas A&M holds the No.7 rating.

The WBCA NCAA Division II Girls’s Basketball Preseason Ballot, which the WBCA didn’t conduct through the 2020-21 season (COVID), is a ballot LCU has constantly debut in every season a ballot has been carried out since being eligible. Carrying the No.1 rating final season, this season’s No.23 rating ends a streak of three consecutive top-10 preseason ballot appearances. Together with their three consecutive top-10 debuts (No.1 in 2021-22, No.2 in 2019-20, No. 10 in 2018-19), LCU has claimed No.11 (2016-17) and No.18 (2015-16) of their prior appearances within the ballot.


LCU confronted a nationally ranked program of their season opener (Nov.5), falling to No.6 Southern Missouri State. LCU went 6-0 in opposition to nationally ranked packages in 2020-21 and 3-2 in 2021-22 in opposition to the nations ranked foes (opened 3-0). LCU’s season opener marked the primary time for the reason that 2017-18 season opener in Commerce, Texas by which LCU opened in opposition to a nationwide ranked opponent (LCU topped No.5 CSU-Pueblo 57-52). TSaturday, with LCU going through a program receiving top-25 votes (CSU Pueblo), three of their 4 video games this season could have been in opposition to nationally ranked groups or groups receiving votes.


LCU, who went 13-0 at house final season, opened their house slate Friday with a win over Colorado Christian, which has their lively house win streak sitting at 105 video games (it’s the lively and all-time main mark in NCAA Division II ladies’s basketball). LCU’s final house loss got here on Jan. 1, 2015 in opposition to Oklahoma Metropolis College. LCU, who additionally has a 7-0 mark in NCAA postseason play in Lubbock within the combine (not together with a 4-0 mark in LSC postseason play), has additionally gained 82 consecutive house convention video games, with their final convention house loss occurring Jan. 10, 2013 (in opposition to Oklahoma Metropolis). They accomplished a 49-0 all-time mark in Heartland Convention house video games (they’re 29-0 in LSC house video games).



105 – Lubbock Christian Jan. 1, 2015 –>

87 – Neb.-Kearney Jan. 31, 1995-Nov. 24, 2001

85 – West Tex. A&M Jan. 9, 1987-Dec. 6, 1991



105 – LCU (Division II)

30 – BYU (Division I)

29 – Two packages tied (BYU, Christopher Newport)



Division I – 99 – UConn 2006/07 – 2011/12

Division II – 105 – Lubbock Christian Jan. 1, 2015 –>

Division III – 121 – Amherst Jan. 31, 2009-Feb. 6, 2016



1 > The ThunderWolves rebounded from a 3-13 season in 2020-21 (all have been convention video games) with a 23-7 general report final season they usually went 17-5 in convention to tie for second within the Rocky Mountain Athletic Convention (RMAC). They certified for the NCAA Division II South Central Regional, the place they fell to LCU 65-57.

2 > Colorado State Pueblo is preseason picked to complete second within the RMAC, based on the RMAC Preseason Ballot. They’re receiving votes within the D2SIDA Preseason High-25 Ballot.

3 > CSU-Pueblo performed a pair of exhibition video games in preparation for the common season, however every went with unreported scores. They confronted Denver and Air Power’s junior varsity program. They opened the common season Friday falling 63-48 to UT Tyler in Lubbock. Morgan Dial and Daeja Johnson every had 9 factors off the bench to co-lead the ThunderWolves in scoring.

4 > Head coach Tommie Johnson made his ThunderWolves head teaching debut in opposition to LCU. The debut marked the third consecutive teaching debut in opposition to LCU by a CSU-Pueblo ladies’s basketball head coach. Jim Turgeon (2015) and Curtis Loyd (2017) have been prior CSU-Pueblo head coaches who confronted LCU of their ThunderWolves teaching debut.

5 > Alisha Davis had some large video games in opposition to the Girl Chaps final season, as she posted 18 factors and 23 factors to common 20.5 factors per recreation in opposition to the Girl Chaps through the season. She didn’t play Friday for CSUP.


LCU leads the all-time collection at 7-5 in opposition to CSUP (previously often known as Southern Colorado). The house group gained the primary 5 conferences, with LCU bucking that development with a 2015-16 season-opening win in Pueblo. The 2 groups met twice final season, as LCU fell 64-56 to the ThunderWolves in Lakewood, Colo., however rebounded to defeat CSUP 66-57 on Mar. 11 in Canyon, Texas on the South Central Regional. The primary two all-time conferences got here right down to the ultimate buzzer. On Dec. 9, 1989 in Lubbock, Burgandy Bass hit the sport successful shot on the horn for a 58-56 LCU win. Practically a yr later, on Dec. 8, 1989 in Pueblo, LCU rallied again from a 63-55 deficit with 24 factors from Sherry Blackwell, however a three-pointer on the buzzer did not fall and LCU misplaced 73-72. Six of the prior 9 conferences have been in Colorado (4 in Pueblo) and below Steve Gomez’s watch. LCU has a 3-0 collection benefit in Lubbock, with the final Hub Metropolis assembly leading to a 78-74 win  Nov. 9, 2018.



Here’s a have a look at LCU’s prime three lively leaders profession vs. CSUP:

Grace Foster 2 GP, 4.0 pts/g, 3.0 reb/g,  

Audrey Robertson 2 GP, 2.5 pts/g, 2 steals

Maci Maddox 2 GP, 1.5 pts/g, 1/2 3FG


CANYON, Texas (March 11, 2022) – No.9 Lubbock Christian College made 10 of their ultimate 13 shot makes an attempt to surge previous No.6-seed Colorado State Pueblo 65-57 within the Quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II Girls’s Basketball South Central Regional inside First United Financial institution Heart.

LCU’s 10-of-13 (76.9%) taking pictures movement opened with 2:03 left within the third quarter, and it got here at an opportune time for the Girl Chaps. Trailing 40-38, Channing Cunyus hit a jumper with 2:03 remaining within the third quarter to tie the sport 40-40. Cunyus’ bucket opened a 5-0 run to assist in giving LCU. 43-40 lead. The Girl Chaps, behind seven factors within the third quarter from Laynee Burr, led 44-42 on the finish of the third quarter.

The Girl Chaps, scoring six of the ultimate eight factors of the third quarter, opened the fourth quarter on a 5-0 run (Burr with three of the factors off a robust inside three-point play) to provide LCU an 11-2 run and a 49-42 lead 1:26 into the ultimate body. The ThunderWolves responded with a 5-0 run after a Tomia Johnson three-pointer, slicing LCU’s result in 49-47, however CSU Pueblo could be unable to provide a scoring run for the sport’s ultimate 7:46. Ashton Duncan nailed a three-pointer over 5-1 run by which she scored all 5 factors, and Duncan’s efforts constructed the result in 54-48 with 6:08 remaining. Groups traded buckets, till an Allie Schulte subject purpose with 3:55 left sparked a 7-0 run for a 65-54 lead with 19 seconds remaining.

Schulte (8) and Duncan (7) mixed for 15 factors within the fourth quarter, with a further 5 factors equipped by Burr. LCU was 8-of-11 (72.7%) from the sector within the fourth quarter.

LCU additionally produced an offensive quarter within the first quarter, however it took a bit to get going. Grateful for CSU Pueblo’s 1-of-11 begin of the sport from the sector, LCU was capable of miss their first 4 shot makes an attempt earlier than making eight of their subsequent 9 makes an attempt. LCU’s first subject purpose got here 3:15 into the sport off a three-pointer from Duncan, who made her first two makes an attempt to steer an 8-0 run for an 8-2 lead with 5:33 left within the quarter. The scoring push for LCU was throughout a span by which the T’Wolves went 5:28 and not using a subject purpose, and become a 13-2 run between CSU Pueblo subject objectives for the Girl Chaps. Burr hit a three-pointer with 34 seconds left within the quarter for a 20-10 lead, which was LCU’s largest lead of the primary half. Duncan led LCU with eight factors within the first quarter, as LCU led 20-12 on the quarter’s shut.

The Girl Chaps went a span of 2-of-15 (13.3%) taking pictures from the sector, and the taking pictures woes allowed CSU Pueblo to march again. A 12-4 scoring benefit by the ThunderWolves allowed them to tie the sport at 26-26 with 3:09 left within the first half. Juliana Robertson scored 4 consecutive factors with 2:18 left within the half and it led to LCU main 30-29 on the half.

Robertson led LCU in scoring within the opening half with 10 factors. She completed with 11 factors and eight rebounds, which helped her report 94 profession rebounds in NCAA postseason play for a brand new LCU profession excessive (for NCAA postseason video games). She was one in every of 4 Girl Chaps to complete in double figures in factors. Burr led all Girl Chaps with 17 factors. Duncan (15) and Schulte (13) joined Burr and Robertson in double figures.  LCU additionally acquired a career-high 5 steals from Cunyus.

Alisha Davis, who scored 18 factors in CSU Pueblo’s win over LCU in November, led all scorers with 23 factors Friday. She was CSU Pueblos’ solely participant with no less than 10 factors.


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