PRINCETON, N.J. — The Georgia Tech women’s basketball returns to action visiting Princeton for a Sunday matinee at Jadwin Gymnasium.
1. Georgia Tech returns to the road for one game visiting Ivy League foe Princeton on Sunday. The Jackets and Tigers tipoff in Jadwin Gymnasium at 1 p.m. on ESPN3.
2. Tech and Princeton meet for the fourth time in program history on Sunday with the Jackets leading the all-time series 3-0. All three meetings have come under Tech head coach MaChelle Joseph in a series that began in 2003. The meeting in New Jersey marks just the second in the series and first since 2003.
3. Georgia Tech has opened the 2017-18 season with three wins, marking the fourth straight season Tech has opened 3-0. The Jackets have opened 4-0 the past two seasons.
4. A balanced offense has led the Jackets to a 3-0 start to the season. Twelve Jackets have taken the floor in all games to open the season, with 11 contributing offensively each time.
5. Head coach MaChelle Joseph is in her 15th season on The Flats and carries an all-time career record of 277-177. Joseph is the all-time winningest coach in program history and holds the highest winning percentage in Yellow Jacket history at 60.9 percent.
A WIN WOULD….
-Mark the 4th-straight win over Princeton and first in Princeton, N.J. since 2003
-Be the third-straight season the Jackets have opened the season 4-0
-Mark the 278th win of Coach Joseph’s career
-Be the 653rd all-time program win in Georgia Tech women’s basketball history and move the Yellow Jackets to 653-604 overall
LAST TIME THEY MET
Georgia Tech and Princeton met last season in McCamish Pavilion with the Jackets grabbing a 67-51 decision. Three Jackets scored in double-figures led by Elo Edeferioka with 17 points – she also matched the team-high in rebounding with 10 boards. Chanin Scott narrowly missed a double-double, pulling down 10 rebounds and eight points. Tech swiped 12 steals led by Imani Tilford‘s seven. Tech limited Princeton to a 27.9 percent (19-68) shooting clip while shooting 40.6 percent (26-64) and outscored the Tigers in the paint, 42-10. Antonia Peresson chipped in 12 points going 4-of-9 from three-point range. Only one Tiger finished in double-figure scoring, Leslie Robinson with 12 points.