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Davidson Women’s Basketball Announces A-10 Pairings

by | Jul 14, 2019 | Sports

Cassidy Gould in the Wildcats last season home matchup against St. Bonaventure.

 

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.  — The Atlantic 10 Conference recently announced the women’s basketball league schedule pairings for the 2019-20 season.

Davidson, entering its sixth year in the league, will face each of the 13 conference opponents during a 16-game schedule. The Wildcats will play eight home and eight away games.

For the third year in a row, the home and home series has the ‘Cats facing Fordham, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In addition, Davidson will host George Washington, Duquesne, Saint Joseph’s, VCU and Dayton, while playing on the road against George Mason, La Salle, Richmond, St. Bonaventure and Saint Louis.

The 2020 A-10 Women’s Basketball Championship will be played March 6-8 at Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio, with the first round hosted on campus sites, March 3. The complete 2019-20 conference schedule with dates and times, as well as national television information, will be released at a later date.

During the 2018-19 season, the A-10 had four women’s team qualify for postseason play. Fordham, the 2019 A-10 Women’s Basketball Conference Champions, earned a bid to the NCAA Tournament while Dayton and VCU competed in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament, and Davidson in the Women’s Basketball Invitational.

The Wildcats are coming off a 17-15 season and their best finish in the A-10 with a 10-6 mark for a tie for fourth place. They return 10 letterwinners, including A-10 Most Improved Player and all-second team pick Sarah Donovan (12.9 ppg, 9.2 rpg), and all-third team pick Katie Turner (12.2 ppg, 138 assists).

Davidson’s 2019-20 Atlantic 10 Opponents
Home – Dayton, Duquesne, George Washington, Saint Joseph’s, VCU, Fordham, Massachusetts, Rhode Island
Away – George Mason, La Salle, Richmond, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis, Fordham, Massachusetts, Rhode Island

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