WBB: Whittier vs. Cal Lutheran (By the Numbers)

WBB: Whittier vs. Cal Lutheran (By the Numbers)

WHITTIER, Calif. – The Whittier College Women's Basketball team looks to keep their winning streak intact this Saturday, December 1 as they welcome in Cal Lutheran University inside of the Graham Athletic Center beginning at 2:00pm. 

Game Details
Whittier College vs. California Lutheran University
Saturday, December 1 – 2:00pm
Graham Athletic Center (13847 Earlham Drive, Whittier, CA 90602) (Directions)
Entrance to the game is FREE

Live Coverage

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WC Coming into the Game

Whittier is riding a four game winning streak as they currently sit at 4-0, 1-0 SCIAC.  They opened up SCIAC competition Wednesday night with a lopsided 66-41 victory over the University of La Verne.     

CLU Coming into the Game

Cal Lutheran, who is headed by fifth year Head Coach Lindsay Samaniego is currently 2-3, 1-0 SCIAC.  They opened up SCIAC play Wednesday night against the Beavers of Caltech and pulled out the 61-56 victory.  Their other win on the season came against UC Santa Cruz (78-75).   

Head to Head (Past Five Years)

Over the past five years Whittier is 1-9 against the Regals.  Their lone win came last season on January 3 at home where they won 76-66. 

By the Numbers

Whittier – The Poets have been efficient on offense.  They average 60.8 points per game, while shooting 36.9% from the field, 26.2% from three-pointer territory, and 71.4% from the charity stripe.  They bring down 41 rebounds per game and dish out 10.8 assists per game.  They are the toughest defense in the conference giving up just 49 points per game and holding opponents to a 32% clip from the field and 17.8% from deep.  They pick up 10.5 steals per game and force 15.5 turnovers.       

Cal Lutheran – The Regals are averaging 61.4 points per game and shooting 35.4% from the field, 31% from three point territory and 68% from the free throw line.  They haul in 31 rebounds per game and hand out 12.8 assists.  Defensively, they pick up 10.4 steals per game, hold opponents to 46% shooting and are currently giving up 74 points per game. 

2018-19 WC Impact Players

PG Teani White (33 Points, 12.0 PPG, 44% Shooting, 88% Free Throw Line, 27 Rebounds, 10 Steals)

G Cali Cubel (66 Points, 16.5 PPG, 51% Shooting, 79% Free Throw Line, 8 Assists, 12 Steals)

G – Laura Stroud (26 Points, 6.5 PPG, 34% Shooting, 32 Rebounds, 14 Assists, 7 Steals)

G -  Zaria Branch (17 Points, 4.3 PPG, 35% Shooting, 16 Rebounds)

F Monica Hanna (37 Points, 9.3 PPG, 36% Shooting, 17 Rebounds, 4 Blocks)

2018-19 CLU Impact Players

F – Cameron Mallory (57 Points, 11.4 PPG, 44% Shooting, 22 Rebounds, 5 Assists, 5 Steals)

G – Jozie Tangeman (38 Points, 7.6 PPG, 44% Shooting, 10 Rebounds, 3 Assists, 6 Steals)

G – Natalie Ruhl (43 Points, 8.6 PPG, 41% Shooting, 12 Rebounds, 15 Assists, 5 Steals)

G – Jade Jordan (28 Points, 5.6 PPG, 35% Shooting, 26 Rebounds, 10 Assists, 5 Steals)

G – Grace Derksen (21 Points, 5.3 PPG, 26% Shooting, 10 Rebounds, 4 Assists, 7 Steals)

Probable Starters

Whittier – No. 0 Teani White (So. - Burbank, Calif.), No. 4 Cali Cubel (Jr. - Oceanside, Calif.), No. 20 Laura Stroud (So. - Ann Arbor, MI), No. 22 Mia Maglinte (Sr. - Roseville, Calif.), No. 23 Monica Hanna (Sr. - Bellflower, Calif.)

Cal Lutheran – No. 2 Rylie Wada (Sr. - Aiea, HI), No. 10 Kailee Yan (So. - Mercer Island, WA), No. 12 Jozie Tangeman (So. - Vancouver, WA), No. 21 Jade Jordan (So. – Valencia, Calif.), No. 33 Jessi Westering (So. – Tacoma, WA)