WILMINGTON, N.C. - The Spiders conclude road play this weekend at UNC Wilmington Sunday at 2 p.m.
The Seahawks come into Sunday's game with 1-8 record, and have dropped the last five games. Seven of the Seahawk's losses have come on the road. UNCW is 1-1 at home but have not played Trask Coliseum since Dec. 5. UNCW is led in scoring by Kelva Atkins' 10.9 ppg with Jessica Freeman following with 10.3 ppg. Karneshia Garrett pulls down a team- best 12.1 rebounds per game and chips in with 8.9 ppg. Atkins is a team-high 42-of-90 (42%) from the field. The Seahwks are dishing 10.4 assists per game and grabbing 37.2 rebounds per game. UNCW is hitting 36 percent of its shots (185-515) and is grabbing eight steals per game.
Despite a career-high 16 points from Ryann Dannelly, the Spiders fell to the College of Charleston, 82-74, Friday night. Dannelly ended her career night shooting 6-for-9 from the field, 4-of-4 at the line, 16 points and two blocks. King scored a game-high 21 points, and Becca Wann chipped in with 10 points. Richmond dished 19 assists, led by Amber Nichols' five dishes. The Spiders fell to 7-6, while the College of Charleston improved to 5-5. The Spiders fell to 3-2 in December games and dropped to 2-3 in away games. Becca Wann scored in double-figures for the fifth-straight game.
Richmond leads the all-time series, 29-10, but dropped the series' last meeting 64-53 Mar. 17, 2011 in the WNIT played in the Robins Center. Richmond is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings.
The Spiders return to the Robins Center to host Navy Jan. 4 at 7 p.m.