The Minutewomen look to hold off Fordham and other challengers in the A-10 title chase as several teams fight for remaining tournament spots.
The Minutemen lose their third straight and 11 of last 12, falling to SLU 8-1 Saturday afternoon.
Senior Jena Cozza is officially back with the team after missing first 29 games.
Saint Louis wins two of three in tournament over weekend.
The Minutewomen were outscored in the opening quarter 28-12 and committed 21 total turnovers in their loss to the Billikens Wednesday night at Mullins Center.
At times, DeJon Jarreau has looked like one of the better players in the A-10 while at others he’s struggled with his turnovers. With proven talent, both Jarreau and Derek Kellogg are looking for consistency for a full 40 minutes.
After three close finishes, the Minutewomen will look to snap their four-game losing streak against the Billikens at Mullins Center.
The Billikens currently sit in second in the A-10 coming into their matchup with the Minutemen winners of their last three.
The last-place St. Louis Billikens stun the Minutemen 74-70 behind 21 points from Aaron Hines.
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Saint Louis head coach Travis Ford spoke Monday about his time coaching the Minutemen prior to Wednesday’s matchup with the Billikens.
Ten different Minutewomen scored Friday evening as UMass set a new school record for goals scored in a game.
The Minutewomen take a one-game break from nonconference play before hosting Harvard and Stanford next week.
Trey Davis finished with a game-high 36 points Saturday, but the Billikens’ 22-2 second half run carried them past the Minutemen.
After coming off the bench for the first 95 games of his Minutemen career, the senior got his first starting nod on Jan. 9.
The Minutewomen have faced the Atlantic 10’s top three teams just four games into conference play.
Five seniors will be playing their last game as Minutemen at Rudd Field this Saturday against Fordham.
The Minutemen, projected to finish eight, earned a second place spot in the Atlantic 10 championship.
The Minutewomen will head to Saint Louis Friday for a conference matchup before traveling to Louisville on Sunday.
With the final nine games laced with conference matchups, Minutewomen forward Nicole Miller will look to provide the spark that the offense needs.
A Stanford goal in the 45th minute Sunday handed the Minutewomen their second straight loss.