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Women’s Basketball Closes Out Home Season Wednesday Night

by | Feb 22, 2022

(L-R) Davidson seniors Cassidy Gould, Sarah Konstans, Andrea Robinson (Class of 2021), and Chloe Welch. Chloe is going to return to Davidson next year to pursue a second undergraduate degree and play her optional 5th season.


DAVIDSON, N.C. — Coming off a huge victory on Sunday afternoon, the Davidson women’s basketball team will return home to Belk Arena for its final home game of the season on Wednesday night. 

The ‘Cats will take on the George Washington Colonials at 7 p.m. on ESPN+ with Derek Smith on the call.

Inside the Series…

  • Against George Washington, Davidson is 4-5 all-time.
  • The Wildcats have won four of their last five meetings against the Colonials.
  • Davidson is 2-2 when facing the Colonials inside Belk Arena.

What to Know…
The Davidson women’s basketball team picked up a huge 76-67 victory over third place Massachusetts on Sunday afternoon, as four Wildcats scored in double-figures for the fourth time this season. The Wildcats shot the lights out in the first quarter, draining six of their first seven 3-point attempts, from five different ‘Cats, to jump out to an explosive 20-6 lead by the 2:21 mark and 20-9 by the end of the first. Chloe Welch (16), Issy Morgan (15), Elle Sutphin (13) and Suzi-Rose Deegan (10) all scored in double-figures for the Wildcats, while Cassidy Gould ended the day with nine points, nine rebounds and five assists. Sarah Konstans finished with six points, five rebounds and a 4-4 effort at the line.

George Washington will come to Davidson at 11-5 overall and 4-9 in conference play. Picking up four straight A-10 wins over Duquesne, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis and George Mason, the Colonials average 51.3 points per game and are led by Sheslanie Laureano who averages 8.9 points per game and has 34 assists on the season. Last time Davidson met George Washington, the ‘Cats came out on top 67-37 while shooting 56.5 percent from the floor.

Davidson’s Chloe Welch and Elle Sutphin have been high-scoring ‘Cats over the last month of the regular season, as Welch has scored in double-digits over her last six straight outings and Sutphin has reached double-figures in her last five contests. Over the last six games, Welch has averaged 19.2 points per game while Sutphin has scored 18 points per game over the last five and had a career-high 32 points against Richmond.

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