THE MATCHUP: Mount Holyoke welcomes the Cadets of Norwich University on Tuesday for just the third time in program history. The series dates back to 1998-99, which saw the Cadets win 62-49. Norwich also won the only other matchup by a score of 83-29 last season.
THE LYONS: Mount Holyoke (2-18 overall; 0-13 NEWMAC) enters the contest after a 75-62 loss to Emerson at home on Saturday. MHC's performance was highlighted by first years Kathryn Violette and Katlyn Grover who posted career-high point totals of 21 and 19, respectively. Additionally, Grover had four three-pointers and has now recorded a trey in 10-straight contests. On the season, Violette leads the team in points, averaging 8.9 a game, while senior captain Xajaah Williams-Flores averages a team-best 9.9 rebounds a game.
THE CADETS: Norwich (13-8 overall; 8-5 GNAC) comes into the match after posting a 68-61 road win over Anna Maria on Saturday. The Cadets saw three players score in double-figures, including a game-high 23 points and 11 rebounds from senior forward Heather LeBlanc. Classmate Leanne Winans also posted a double-double with 14 points and a game-high 15 rebounds. On the season, LeBlanc leads the squad in points with 17.5, as well as in rebounds with 10.1.
NEXT UP: Mount Holyoke will play in its last road game of the year on Saturday against MIT at 1:00pm. Norwich will also be back in action on Saturday at home against Johnson & Whales (RI) at 3:00pm.