2012 Cal Pac Tournament Preview - Round One
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University's women's basketball team is playing the William Jessup Warriors on Wednesday, Feb. 22, in round one of the California Pacific Conference Tournament. Simpson is the No. 4 seed, and William Jessup is the No. 5 seed.
Site: Heritage Student Life Center - Redding, Calif.
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 22
Coaches: Simpson - Derrick Pringle Jr., William Jessup - Guin Boggs
Previous Matchups (Series tied 1-1)
January 19 - Simpson 73, William Jessup 51 (Warrior Dome – Rocklin, Calif.)
Charissa Murakami had a game-high 20 points, as the Red Hawks cruised by the Warriors. Cassie Davidson had 16 points to lead the Warriors in scoring. Simpson won the rebounding battle 45-37. Ariassa Wilson had 16 points, and Bekah Eppler had 14 points for Simpson. Kaitlin Lewis had eight points, and Taylor Borba and Rebecca Morris had seven points apiece for the Warriors.
February 11 - William Jessup 60, Simpson 54 (OT) (Heritage Student Life Center – Redding, Calif.)
Taylor Borba had a game-high 14 points, as the Warriors won in overtime. Bekah Eppler led the Red Hawks in scoring with 13 points. William Jessup out-rebounded Simpson 44-39. Maria Viola had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds, and Lindsey Cesena had nine points for the Warriors. Ariassa Wilson had 11 points, and Nichole Jones had 10 points for the Red Hawks.
Statistical Leaders Per Game
|Simpson||Bekah Eppler||15.3||Bekah Eppler||6.2||Ariassa Wilson||2.9||Nichole Jones||2.4||Crystal Nybo||.4|
|William Jessup||Cassie Davidson||13.3||Maria Viola||6.4||Lindsey Cesena||2.1||Lindsey Cesena||2.1||Lindsey Cesena||.6|
Story courtesy of the California Pacific Conference
Photo by Carol Thacker
Pictured Above: Bekah Eppler
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.