Women's Basketball Ready for Saturday Showdown at Trinity Baptist

Women's Basketball Ready for Saturday Showdown at Trinity Baptist

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – After a home victory against The University of the South on Wednesday, the Owls women's basketball team returns to the road this weekend as it travels to Jacksonville, Fla., for a Saturday showdown with Trinity Baptist College at 2 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. CT inside Trinity Gymnasium.

The game will be streamed on the TBC Eagles YouTube Channel and can be seen on computers, smartphones or tablets.

The W (2-5) have struggled defensively and have relied on its offensive effort to stay ahead of its opponents. As a team, The Owls average 64.4 points per game while shooting 41.2 percent from the field, 30.8 percent in three-point range, and 56.8 percent at the free-throw line. The W also averages 42.6 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists.

The W's competition averages 70.6 points per game while shooting 37.7 percent from the field, 27.0 percent from beyond the arc, and 65.9 percent at the apology line. Owls foes average 42.4 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists.

Owls senior Autumn Taylor leads the Owls in scoring. The Newton, Miss. native puts up 12.4 points per game while averaging 9.0 rebounds. She is assisted offensively by junior transfer Kyla Temple who is responsible for 12.1 points per game. The Columbus, Miss. native was a key component to the Owls two victories, leading The W with 31 points over Centenary College and 13 points against Sewanee.

My'Neka Frazier, a senior forward, is also a major factor in the Owls strategy. She averages 9.9 points per game while leading The W in rebounds, averaging 11.9 boards per game.

Trinity Baptist (0-4) will be searching for its first win of the season. The Eagles are led offensively by junior guard Jaela Green. The Jacksonville, Fla. native puts up 13.7 points per game and averages a team-high 3.67 rebounds. She is assisted offensively by Eboni Smith who averages 11.6 points per game.