Dec. 28, 2007
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara women's basketball team returns to the court to host Northern Arizona and CS Fullerton in its final two game of the 2007 calendar year. The Broncos and Lumberjacks face off on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m., while SCU and the Titans battle on Monday, Dec. 31 at 5 p.m.
On the season, Dinkins leads NAU in scoring as she averages 14.3 points per game, while Ashley Ingle is second on the squad averaging 12.2 points per game. Ingle is also first on the team in rebounding as she averages 8.8 boards per game.
On the season, Thomas averages a team-best 18.0 points per game and also leads Fullerton with 6.9 boards per game. Chow is second on the squad with 14.2 points per game and leads the Titans with 32 assists and 27 steals.
Food collection bins and coin jars will be available at all Santa Clara men's and women's home basketball games from Wednesday, Dec. 8-Monday, Jan. 7 to collect donations. The Broncos play at San Jose State on Dec. 8 and then host the Spartans at the Leavey Center on Jan. 7. Fans donating at least six dollars or two (full serving) canned good items will be given a 2-for-1 coupon to purchase general admission tickets for the Jan. 7 game. For more information, click here.
Cronk's name is listed in six categories and patiently waits entering three more categories this season. In the beginning of the year, she became the 17th Bronco to net 1,000 career points and has steadily moved up the list and currently owns the No. 6 spot. Cronk is just 14 field goals and 31 field goal attempts away from taking over tenth place on both lists. She is also just 25 minutes away from entering the all-time minutes played list. Meanwhile, Walker is 21 assists away from claiming the No. 10 spot on the career assists list.
Individually, six players are ranked in 10 different statistical categories. The majority of the Broncos held on to their rankings for the previous week, while a few entered the top-10 in three categories. Cronk moved up to the No. 5 spot in scoring this week, while rounding out the free throw percentage category. She also claims the No. 6 spot in three-point field goal percentage this week. Gottschalk moved into the top 10 in defensive rebounds this week and rebounding as she is ranked eighth in both categories.