BY: ANTHONY COVINO
December 7, 2018
The FDU women’s basketball season is now in full swing. The Knights began their season on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at home, against Rutgers-Newark, which resulted in a 97-51 win for the Knights. The Knights then played Lafayette on Friday, Nov. 9, which resulted in a 63-57 loss for the Knights.
The Knights looked to bounce back when they played Air Force Friday, Nov. 16. The Knights could not stop Air Force’s offense as the Knights lost 85-37.
The Knights looked to break their two-game losing streak when they played NJIT on Tuesday, Nov. 20. The Knights got by easily with a 64-43 win.
The Knights’ record was 2-2, and they were looking to improve their record when they took on Howard on Sunday, Nov. 25. The Knights could not extend their winning streak as they fell to Howard 79-58.
The Knights then traveled to play Binghamton on Friday, Nov. 30. The Knights could not stop Binghamton as they lost 73-54.
On Sunday Dec. 2, the Knights traveled to Colgate University. They continued to struggle as they lost 71-52 that day.
The Knights were 6-2 at this same point during the 2017-2018 season, and inverse of their current record.
Senior Penial M’Bikata is the leading scorer for the Knights as she averages 11.4 points per game while shooting 41.4 percent from behind the arc this season.
The Knights’ record now stands at 2-6. The Knights next play non-conference Stony Brook on Saturday, Dec. 8.
Photo of Head Coach Peter Cinella, currently in his 12th season at the helm of FDU women’s basketball.
Photo By: Admir Durakovic