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UF Women’s Basketball Notes

2013-14 UF Game Notes

Oilers are 8-8 overall and 5-7 in the GLIAC. UF has won 25 of its last 35 games dating back to last season.

Top Scorers: Margaret Wuebker 13.1, Lacey Kessler 10.3, Karli Bonar 8.4, Ciara Geiger 8.2, Nikki Gunning 7.6,  Karli Beasley 7.6, Ashley Andrews 5.8, Kaleigh Kenny 4.9, Kelsey Lewis 2.8, Kristin Klausing 2.8.

Top Rebounders: Margaret Wueker 5.6, Karli Beasley 3.4, Lacey Kessler 3.4, Kelsey Lewis 3.3, Ciara Geiger 3.1, Nikki Gunning 2.4, Kaleigh Kenny 2.4, Karli Bonar 2.1, Alysa Grevenkamp 1.5.

Team Notes

Oilers are averaging 71.1 points per game and allowing 69.8. Have scored 70 or more seven times, including 80-plus four times, and have allowed 70 or more nine times. Oilers shooting 39.7 percent from the field and 29.8 percent from beyond the arc. Opponents shooting 44.8 percent from the field and 38.5 percent from 3-point range.

UF has 513 rebounds and has allowed opponents to grab 657 rebounds.

Oilers have tallied 234 assists and eight players are scoring at least 4 points per game. UF averages 14.6 assists per game. Kristin Klausing has 47,  Ashley Andrews has 41, Karli Bonar 27, Karli Beasley 22, Kaleigh Kenny 16, Nikki Gunning 16, Margaret Wuebker 16,Ciara Geiger 15,  Lacey Kessler 14, Kelsey Lewis 11, Mertzie Klein 6.

UF has racked up 202 steals, averaging 12.6 per game. Oilers best in GLIAC and eighth in nation in steals.  Ashley Andrews has 36  steals. Lacey Kessler has 26, Karli Bonar 26, Karli Beasley has 23, Ciara Geiger 21, Nikki Gunning 18, Kristin Klausing 17, Margaret Wuebker 16, Kaleigh Kenny 7.
Oilers have forced 360 turnovers (22.5) and have turned the ball over 233 times (14.6).

Lacey Kessler has been perfect from the field twice this season and has scored 18 points twice this year. She has led or tied for team lead in scoring six times. She is shooting 43.7 percent from the field and  is 59-of-78 from the line. Oilers are shooting 71.6 percent from the line as a team.

Margaret Wuebker has led the Oilers in scoring in the last three games and  five times in the last six games. Has led or tied for team lead in scoring eight times this season. She is shooting 53.8 percent from the field. Scored career-high 21 against Northern Michigan and 18 against Wayne State and 18 against Lake Superior State.

Karli Bonar has led Oilers in scoring once, scoring 20 against Mercyhurst.

Karli Bonar leads Oilers in 3-pointers with 35. Nikki Gunning has 19, Ciara Geiger 18, Karli Beasley 14, Ashley Andrews 10, Kaleigh Kenny 9 and Lacey Kessler 6.

Ciara Geiger has 1,126 points in her career, scoring 995 in first two seasons at Urbana. Scored 27 in loss to Ohio Dominican.

Season Results: Mercyhurst (75-68 W); Northwestern Ohio (87-54 W); Lake Superior State (88-72 W); Northwood (84-76 W); Michigan Tech (69-63 L); Northern Michigan (71-66 L); St. Thomas (63-56 W); Young Harris (73-66 L). Ferris State (74-62 L); Grand Valley State (77-68 L); Saginaw Valley State (66-56 W); Wayne State (86-80 L); Ohio Dominican (79-72  L OT); Tiffin (69-66 W); Ashland (80-55 L); Lake Erie (73-60 W).

Worth Noting: Oilers have won two of last three South Division titles. UF advanced to NCAA tournamant for the first time in school history in 2010, losing 68-57 to Michigan Tech in semifinal round. First tourney win came against Wisconsin-Parkside in a 54-51 win. Lost to Wayne State in tourney in 2013 and is 1-2 in NCAA tournament play.

Oilers have played in GLIAC tournament five times, including in 2013 when they finished as the runner-up after 68-49 loss to Ashland in GLIAC tourney title game. They are 3-5 in the GLIAC tourney, ending three-game losing streak with 69-57 win over Saginaw Valley State and have played in the semifinals twice and title game once. UF has had seven winning seasons since 2001-02, including four consecutive winning campaigns.