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Women's Basketball Set to Host NAIA foe Webber International
|Florida Gulf Coast||46||60||106|
|Stats at a Glance||WIU_WB11||FGCU|
|FG Percentage||.196 (9-46)||.468 (37-79)|
|3P FG Percentage||.125 (1-8)||.412 (21-51)|
|FT Percentage||.667 (8-12)||.688 (11-16)|
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FORT MYERS, Fla. – FGCU women’s basketball looks to extend its three-game winning streak on Monday, welcoming Webber International to Alico Arena for a 7:05 p.m. matchup.
FGCU (3-1) vs. WEBBER INTERNATIONAL (0-6)
DATE/TIME: Monday, November 28, 2011/7:05 P.M. ET
SITE: Fort Myers, Fla. - Alico Arena
LIVE STATS: FGCUATHLETICS.com
LIVE VIDEO: ASUN.TV
LIVE AUDIO: FGCUATHLETICS.COM
TALENT: Tom James (Play-by-Play)
SERIES: 1st Meeting
AT A GLANCE
FGCU, fresh off knocking Richmond from the list of unbeatens, looks stay on the winning track Monday night when they welcome Webber International to Alico Arena. Tip is set for 7:05 p.m.
Following the Webber International game, the Eagles will welcome ETSU (Dec. 3) to Alico Arena to open A-Sun Conference play.
FGCU IN NOVEMBER
• FGCU has a 40-12 all-time record in games played in November.
• Since moving to Division I in 2007-08 the Eagles hold a 15-7 record in the month of November.
WE MUST PROTECT THIS HOUSE
FGCU has a 138-10 all-time record at home. Since moving to Division I, the Eagles have compiled a 60-4 home record.
Alico Arena has become one of the most intimidating places for opposing teams in all of Division I women’s basketball. The Eagles have accumulated a 61-4 record on their home court since moving to Division I, good for a .9385 winning percentage and the third highest all-time winning percentage at home. Tennessee and UConn rank first and second all-time in winning percentage at home (Thompson-Boling Arena) and (Gampel Pavilion).
COUNTDOWN TO 1,000
• Senior Kelsey Jacobson needs only 2 points to become the 4th Eagle to score 1,000 career points.
• Senior Courtney Chihil needs 263 points to become a member of the 1,000 career points club.
MAKING A LIVING FROM LONG RANGE
It’s no secret that Kelsey Jacobson is FGCU’s top three-point threat. Through 96 career games, Jacobson has knocked down 259 three-pointers and on Feb. 7, 2011 vs. ETSU, she became FGCU’s all-time leader in three-pointers in just three seasons. Jacobson, who currently holds the Atlantic Sun record for three-pointers in a season (96), has made a three in 52 straight games, 69 of her last 70 contests and 91 of 96 for her career. During her career, Jacobson has made 3+ threes 44 times, 5+ threes on 14 occasions and a career-best of six three times.
In the program’s nine-year history (282) games, FGCU has made at least one three-pointer in 281 contests, including 169 straight. The last and lone time the Eagles didn’t knock down a three was February 21, 2006 at Lynn. During the current 169-game run, the Green and Blue have knocked down 1,625 money balls while their opponents have knocked down 828 threes. In games that it has drained double-digit threes, FGCU is 101-8 all-time and 56-6 since moving to Division I in 2007-08.
HEAD AND SHOULDERS ABOVE THE COMPETITION
Kelsey Jacobson has 259 career three-pointers made. She is the nation’s leader (among active players) in career three-pointers, with her closest competition being Jessica Jenkins (243) from St. Bonaventure and Anne Boese (243) from IPFW.