Tiger Women's Basketball Rises in National Rankings

Tiger Women's Basketball Rises in National Rankings

San Antonio - The Trinity women's basketball team has improved its ranking in two national NCAA Division III Polls.

Guided by eighth-year Head Coach Cameron Hill, the Tigers jumped five places to a #15 ranking in the D3hoops.com Poll. Trinity is now ranked 18th by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association Top-25 Coaches Poll, up from the #21 slot. This season, the Tigers are sporting a 3-1 record.

Junior guard Jordan Rudd is ranked 16th nationally in assists per game, with a 5.8 average in her column. Rudd has 23 total assists and six turnovers over the four games, and is ranked seventh in the assist/turnover ratio category at 3.83. She averages 7.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.0 steals per game. Rudd posted season-highs of eight assists in each game against Hardin-Simmons (TX) University and East Texas Baptist University.

Senior forward Abby Holland leads the Tigers with averages of 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 3.3 steals per game. Holland's season-high in scoring is a 22-point performance against nationally-ranked University of St. Thomas (MN). Holland posted a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds in the matchup with East Texas Baptist.

Junior guard Emily Daniel has produced 12.3 points per game, which includes a season-best 24 points in the game with Hardin-Simmons.

The Tigers have scored 72.0 points per game and the opposition has put up 63.5. Trinity is shooting 46.3 % from the field, and opponents have hit 45.4% of their shots.

Trinity returns to action Sunday, December 15, for a home game with the University of Texas-Dallas at 2:00 p.m. UT-Dallas received votes in the latest D3hoops.com Poll.