GAMEDAY: WOMEN’S BASKETBALL VS CENTENARY, 1PM

The College of Staten Island women’s basketball team hits their home court today to take on Centenary University. The Dolphins suffered a tough loss and will look to rebound today against the Cyclones. 

CSI VS. CENTENARY AT-A-GLANCE
Matchup: CSI (8-3) vs. Centenary (1-6)
Where: The Tank – 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10314
Live Video: https://www.csidolphins.com/csisportsnet
Live Stats: https://www.csidolphins.com/sidearmstats/wbball/summary
Ticket Information:  $5 for entry / FREE with a valid CSI Dolphins card
All-Time Series: Staten Island leads 10-4
Last Meeting: November 27, 2017 – CSI won, 76-51
Players to Watch (CSI): Megan McEwan and Diana Todaro lead the Dolphins with 15 and 12 points per game, respectively. Todaro has been dominant under the hoop, acquiring a shade under 9 rebounds while averaging 28 minutes per game. Todaro is coming off a loss in which she shot 100% from the floor while adding 10 points and pulling down 13 rebounds. Kayla Schmitter continues to contribute despite just one start on the season. Schmitter is averaging 9.7 points per game while also protecting her own rim with one block per game. 
Players to Watch (CU): Katie Alvarez leads the charge for the Cyclones with 13 points per contest. Alvarez also paces the squad with 9.4 rebounds per game with 29 of them being offensive. Taylor Bossert will look to beat the Dolphins from deep as she is the sniper for the Cyclones, hitting 24% of her chances from behind the arc. Danika Brandt is the floor general, tallying 3 assists per game in seven starts this season. 
News & Notes: The Dolphins and Cyclones met last season in Hackettstown, NJ which saw Staten Island extend their win streak over Centenary to three in a row. Centenary is scoring just 44 points per game this season and getting outscored by an average of 17 points per game. The Cyclones’ lone win on the year came on the road, boosting their road record to 1-2. CSI is scoring 65 points per game and outscoring their opponents by 11 points per game. Centenary recently broke their six-game losing skid with a 67-55 win over Bryn Athyn while the Dolphins fell to their Division I rivals, Wagner College in their last outing.

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