News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 13, 2008

Rose women host St. Mary-of-the-Woods today in crosstown battle


TERRE HAUTE — Rose-Hulman Institute and St. Mary-of-the-Woods will meet in the annual Clabber Girl Trophy women’s basketball game tonight in Rose-Hulman’s Hulbert Arena.

The Engineers enter the matchup with a 5-8 record, while St. Mary-of-the-Woods holds a 4-12 mark. Rose-Hulman dropped a 57-45 decision to Manchester College on Saturday, while St. Mary-of-the-Woods fell by a 74-60 margin to Indiana University-Southeast on Saturday.

The Pomeroys hold an 11-3 lead in the Clabber Girl Trophy series, although Rose-Hulman has won each of the last three meetings. The Engineers captured an 86-45 victory in Hulbert Arena last season.

The contest will be broadcast live on WMHD-FM 90.7, starting with a 7:15 p.m. pregame show. Live in-game statistics are available at rose-hulman.edu/sports.



TOday’s probable lineups

St. Mary-of-the-Woods Pomeroys (4-12)

Pos Player Ht Yr Rpg Ppg

G Lexee Hayes 5-10 Fr. 3.9* 7.8

G Amanda Trimble 5-4 Jr. 3.3 8.1

F Brooke Brown 6-0 Fr. 8.6 10.4

F Amanda Payne 5-8 Jr. 2.9 6.3

C Kendra Stumler 6-0 Jr. 7.5 12.7

Coach — Deanna Bradley (14th season at SMWC)

Rose-Hulman Engineers (5-8)

Pos Player Ht Yr Rpg Ppg

F Katie Tharp 5-11 Sr. 3.8 5.8

F Donna Marsh 6-0 Fr. 8.3 9.0

G Jill Floyd 5-6 Sr. 2.4 8.2

G Candace Procter 5-6 Sr. 2.4 4.7

G Brittany Moline 5-6 Sr. 3.0* 2.3

Coach — Jon Prevo (2nd season at Rose-Hulman)

* assists per game

Game at a glance

Tipoff — 7:30 p.m.

Broadcasts — Radio: WMHD-FM 90.7, 7:15 pregame show.

Last games — Both teams lost Saturday, Rose-Hulman 57-45 to Manchester and St. Mary-of-the-Woods 74-60 to Indiana-Southeast.

Series — St. Mary-of-the-Woods leads 11-3, but Rose-Hulman has won the last three. Last year’s score was 86-45.