This weekend, January 24-26, the Lady Pirates will hit the road for a double-dose of
Conference USA action. The women will face TCU on Friday, January 24, at 8 p.m.
EST. That game will be played at the Daniel-Meyer Coliseum on the TCU campus.
On Sunday, January 26, the Lady Pirates will hit the hardwood against Houston. That game is
slated for a 2 p.m. EST start at the Hofheinz Pavilion on the UH campus and
will be televised by the C-USA Sports Network. Don Russell will handle the play-by-play
action with Amy Pritchard providing color analysis. It will be the second all-time meeting between
East Carolina and both the Horned Frogs and the Cougars. ECU trails in both series 0-1.
SCOUTING THE PIRATES
Jennifer Jackson leads the Pirates with an
average of 15.5 points per game. Courtney
Willis is close behind, averaging 14.9 points
of her own. They are the only two women to
average double-figure points for the Lady
Willis also leads the team in boards with
7.8 boards per outing. Jackson is averaging
7.3 boards, and Tali Robich 5.5.
The Lady Pirates have eight wins on the
year, with an overall record of 8-7.
ECU has competed in three in-season
tournaments this year. The Pirates were the
champions of the U.S. Cellular Classic at East
Carolina, and were runners-up in the UNCG
Marriott Classic and the Atlanta NW Marriott
The Pirates are shooting 42.5 percent from
the field this season, and 68.8 percent from
the free throw line.
In 10 of the Pirates' 15 games this season,
three or more players have posted doublefigure
In the games against Bethune-Cookman
and Alabama, every participating player
scored at least two points. Against Bethune-
Cookman, North Carolina A&T, and
Campbell, every participating player had at
least one rebound.