Women's Basketball: Blue Jays Host the Iowa Wesleyan University Tigers Preview

31 - Avylina Powel-Qualo
31 - Avylina Powel-Qualo

Fulton, Mo. - The Westminster College Blue Jay women's basketball team will be back in action on Tuesday night.  Head Coach Talisha Washington and her team will take on Iowa Wesleyan University in Historic Gym. The Blue Jays are trying to stay in a first-place tie with Webster University in the SLIAC standings with four games left.  The game is scheduled for a 5:30 p.m. tip-off.   

The Details:

When:   March 23rd, 2021

Where:  Westminster College in Fulton, Mo.

Venue:  Historic Gym

Time:    5:30 p.m.

Affiliations:  Westminster and Iowa Wesleyan University are NCAA Division III institutions and members of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC)

Live Video:  HERE

Westminster College COVID-19 Attendance Policy:  No Fans Will Be Permitted.

 Taking a look at the Westminster College Blue Jays (7-2, 5-1 SLIAC):

  • The Blue Jays are coming off of a road win last Friday 89-57 at Fontbonne University.
  • The Blue Jays lead the all-time series with the Tigers 8-7.
  • The Blue Jays are led in scoring by Reese Arnold at 15.6 PPG, Avylina Powel-Qualo 12.2 PPG, Kallee Dowler 10.9 PPG and Reigning SLIAC Player of the Week Abbie Reece at 10.0 PPG..
  • Powel-Qualo leads the Blue Jays in rebounding at 7.8 RPG followed by Madison Schaeffer with 7.4 RPG.  Abby Nichols chips in 5.7 RPG.
  • Arnold leads the team averaging 2.6 assists per game.
  • Arnold and Powel-Qualo lead the team in steals at 1.1 steals per game each.
  • After nine games the Blue Jays are averaging 81.2 PPG while shooting 43.8% from the field, 35.6% from the three-point line and 65.6% from the free throw line.

 Taking a look at the Iowa Wesleyan University Tigers (1-9, 1-5 SLIAC):

  • The Blue Jays beat the Tigers back on March 3rd 88-66 in Mt. Pleasant, Ia.
  • The Tigers are coming off of a loss at Spalding University 78-66.
  • The Tigers leading scorers are Morgan McCrea 17.2 PPG and Anija Simmons 14.2 PPG.
  • The Tigers leading rebounders are Simmons with 6.8 RPG and McCrea with 4.4 RPG.
  • IWU's McCrea leads the team with 2.6 APG.
  • Simmons leads the Tigers with 1.7 steals per game.
  • After ten games the Tigers are averaging 58.8 PPG while shooting 37.9% from the field, 26.4% from the three-point line and 66.7% from the free throw line.


Webster 5-1 6-1
Westminster (Mo.) 5-1 7-2
Fontbonne 3-3 3-3
Spalding 3-3 3-3
Eureka 3-3 4-5
Greenville 3-3 5-9
Blackburn 1-5 1-5
Iowa Wesleyan 1-5 1-9

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