The Great Danes sit at 1-1 this season after falling, 71-51, to Cornell last Friday. Morgan Haney paced UAlbany with 14 points while Alexi Schecter added 10 points of her own.
Marist welcomes UAlbany to McCann Arena with a 1-0 record. The Red Foxes topped Boston University, 89-75, last Friday in their season opener.
A Win Would…
Give the Great Danes a 2-1 record.
Be the first road win for UAlbany this season.
Marist leads the all-time series, 4-1, dating back to the 2007-08 campaign.
The Red Foxes hold a 2-0 advantage as the home team.
The two teams met last season with the Red Foxes coming out on top, 74-56, at SEFCU Arena.
Leading The Pack
Senior Alexi Schecter is headlining the offense with 20.5 ppg and 8.5 rebounds per game.
Freshman Morgan Haney is putting up 14.0 ppg and leads the team with five steals.
As a team, the Great Danes are averaging 66.5 points and 28.5 boards per game.
Marist checks in at No. 9 in Graham Hays’ Mid-Major poll on ESPN.com and No. 11 on the CollegeInsider.com Women’s Mid-Major Top 25 Poll.
The Red Foxes have four players averaging in double-digits, led by Rebekah Hand’s 27.0 ppg. Alana Gilmer is second on the squad averaging 20.0 ppg, while Grace Vander Weide and Molly Smith are posting 18.0 and 12.0 ppg. respectively.
As a team, Marist is boasting 89.0 ppg and pulling in 43.0 rbg.
Senior Alexi Schecter established a new career high with 31 points against Columbia (Nov. 5). The Lowell, Mass. native shot 13-15 from the floor and 5-7 from the free throw line. She is the first Great Dane to score 30-plus points in a game since Jessica Féquière scored 35 points against Maine during the 2017-18 season.
Two Great Danes have registered double-doubles this season: