Army Hosting St. Francis Monday In Women's Basketball Home Opener

PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG Jen Hazlett had her first career 20-point game vs. St. Francis in 2011
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Jen Hazlett had her first career 20-point game vs. St. Francis in 2011
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Nov. 11, 2012

Army Game Notes vs. SFC Get Acrobat Reader

SFC Game Notes vs. Army Get Acrobat Reader

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Army will lift the lid on the home portion of its 2012-13 schedule as St. Francis (N.Y.) comes to West Point on Monday, Nov. 12. Tipoff will be at 7 p.m., at the Black Knights’ recently renovated home court at Christl Arena.

For tickets, visit www.goARMYsports.com or call 1-877-TIX-ARMY. Fans can also stop by the ticket office at its new location at Gate 3 of Michie Stadium during its regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.). The Holleder Center ticket office, located just outside Christl Arena, opens for sales one hour prior to home contests.

HOW TO FOLLOW
The game can be heard live on the radio on 1340-AM (Middletown) or 1390-AM (Poughkeepsie), while an audio and video stream will also be available on Knight Vision, Army’s subscription-based service available on www.goARMYsports.com. First-year Army Coordinator of Multimedia and Broadcasting Heath Trabue will have the call.

Live statistical updates via Game Tracker can be seen free of charge on www.goARMYsports.com. For detailed in-game updates, follow Army women’s basketball on twitter – @WestPointWBB.

ARMY-ST. FRANCIS SERIES

Of Army’s 21 Division I opponents on its 2012-13 schedule, the Black Knights have previously faced 19 of them. Of those 19 repeat foes, St. Francis is the lone opponent who Army has never lost to. In 10 previous contests, the Black Knights have defeated the Terriers on every occasion, averaging a 16.8 margin of victory. Dating back to the 1990-91 season, Army eclipsed the 70-point mark through the first five showdowns with St. Francis, including an 83-point showing in 2001. The Black Knights average 67.1 ppg against their regional foe.

Year - Result - Location
1990-91 - Army, 71-37 - West Point, N.Y.
1991-92 - Army, 71-42 - Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.
1997-98 - Army, 72-65 - West Point, N.Y.
2000-01 - Army, 70-64 - Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.
2001-02 - Army, 83-64 - West Point, N.Y.
2006-07 - Army, 57-43 - Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.
2007-08 - Army, 63-57 - West Point, N.Y.
2009-10 - Army, 68-56 - Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.
2010-11 - Army, 57-34 - West Point, N.Y.
2011-12 - Army, 59-43 - Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.

LAST TIME OUT

Army opened the 2012-13 season with a hard-fought 65-62 win at Wagner on Nov. 9. After shooting just 28.6 percent in the first half and trailing by four at the break, the Black Knights battled back, bumping their second-half shooting percentage to over 48 percent, while getting a 30-point scoring bump from a pair of freshmen in Aimee Oertner (18) and Kelsey Minato (12). Army outrebounded Wagner 54-30 as the Black Knights controlled the inside game to capture its first season-opening win on the road since 1987. For a full recap and box score, click here.

Up Next
Army will play its third game in less than a week when the Black Knights travel to Farleigh Dickinson on Thursday. Tipoff in Hackensack, N.J. will be at 5 p.m.