Senior forward Nathalie Fontaine of the women's basketball team closely guarded by two Miami defenders on Jan. 9 at Worthen Arena. The Cardinals have averaged 86 points per game this season and will play Nov. 22 through 24 in the Savannah Invitational in Georgia. Breanna Daugherty // DN File
Ball State women's basketball heads to Savannah Invitational
Ball State women's basketball hits the road for the first time this season in the Savannah Invitational in Savannah, Georgia.
The Cardinals will play Auburn, North Carolina A&T and East Carolina in three consecutive games.
Through the first two games, Ball State averages 86 points per game with a 31.5 point margin of victory. Senior center Renee Bennett has led the team with 19.0 points per game and 10.5 rebounds per game and junior forward Moriah Monaco also scores 19 points per game.
The Cardinals will play Auburn University at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 22. The Tigers are 3-0 on the season, with senior guard Brandy Montgomery scoring 16.7 points per game. The Tigers have struggled from beyond arc, though, shooting just 26.2 percent through three games.
At 2 p.m. Nov. 23, the Cardinals turn their attention to North Carolina A&T. The Aggies (1-2) are led by senior guard Dana Brown (16 points per game), but have an overall field goal percentage of just 33.5 percent.
Ball State's final game of the invitational with take place on Thanksgiving at 4:30 against East Carolina. The Pirates own a 3-1 record on the young season and have three players averaging double digits. Forward Kristen Gaffney, a graduate transfer from Vanderbilt University, leads the team with 20 points per game.