Lady Rams visit Caldwell for opening round of CACC women's basketball championship tournament
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Philadelphia University women's basketball team begins the 2012 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Championship Tournament with a road trip to Caldwell for a quarterfinal showdown on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.
Philadelphia posted a 20-8 overall record, the 17th 20-win season under head coach Tom Shirley, and 14-5 in the CACC to finished third in the southern division. Caldwell went 16-10 overall and 13-6 against the conference during the regular season to earn the northern division's second seed.
Blye sits sixth in the conference in field goal percentage (49.5), seventh in free throw percentage (77.8), 12th in scoring (12.6 ppg) and 16th in rebounding (6.8). She is second on the team in scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage.
The Cougars have a pair of all-conference first team selections: Torey Jones and Jeanette Anderson. Anderson is fourth in the CACC in field goal percentage (52.2) and rebounding (9.8) and sixth in scoring (15.8 ppg). Jones ranks sits fourth in the conference in three-point percentage (38.2), sixth in free throw percentage (77.9), and seventh in scoring (15.7 ppg) and assists (96).
On the other side of the tournament bracket Dominican, the north's three seed, travels to Goldey-Beacom, the southern division two seed, and the southern division fourth seed University of the Sciences visits the northern division champion Felician.
The winner of the CACC Championship Tournament receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.