Women’s basketball makes first trip to Charlotte

The Butler women’s basketball team will take on Atlantic 10 Conference foe Charlotte Feb. 13 on the road.

The 49ers have a 7-1 conference record and are currently tied for third in the A-10.

The game between the Bulldogs (14-9, 5-3) and the 49ers will mark the first-ever meeting between the two programs.

A key matchup in the post will feature Butler junior forward Daress McClung and Charlotte senior forward Jennifer Hailey.

McClung and Hailey are both in the top five in scoring and rebounding per game in the A-10.

The two are tied for the lead in blocked shots per game, averaging 2.7 per contest.

Butler has split its last two games, taking down Rhode Island and then falling to George Washington 77-60 in its latest contest.

The Colonials (11-12. 5-4) out-muscled the Bulldogs 45-23 in the rebounding battle.

Butler sophomore guard Hannah Douglas matched her season-high scoring output with 13 points.

The Bulldogs defeated Rhode Island (5-17, 0-7) last Thursday 60-45.


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