Laker Ladies look to gain home field advantage tomorrow night…

Women’s basketball opens final week of the regular season by hosting Robert Morris for Senior Night on February 22.

The Roosevelt women’s basketball team enters the final week of the regular season in a three-way tie for fourth place in the CCAC with dates against two of the top three teams in the league still left on the slate. The Lakers (14-14, 2-6) take ton third-place Robert Morris (16-9, 4-4) on Wednesday, February 22 at 6:00pm in their final regular season home game. Roosevelt hen puts a cap on the regular season on Saturday at 1:00pm with a trip to 310 Olivet Nazarene (25-3,8-0).

The Lakers will honor senior Alexia Tann, who will be playing in her final regular season home game, on February 22 prior to the start of its tilt with city-rival Robert Morris.

Tann transferred from Highland Community College in Freeport, IL to join the Lakers for their inaugural 2010-2011 campaign. She made her presence felt right away, earning the starting nod at point guard and averaging 11.5 ponts and 3.5 assits through her first 12 games before her season was cut short with an ACL injury. Tann bounced backed to start every game thus far as a senior, averaging 8.0 points and a team-best 4.5 assist per game. in 51 career games, Tann is averaging 9.1 points and 4.2 assists per outing. She owns the Roosevelt single-game assist record, dishing out nine helpers on two occasions during her career. Tann also boasts the third highest single-game scoring out-put with a 30-point performance at Grace College on December 11, 2010.

The Lakers are in a tie for fourth place in the conference with St. France (IL) and IUSB. Ending the year in fourth pace would give Roosevelt a home game in the opening round of next week’s CCAC tournament.

Alumni, we hope to see you at the game rooting for the Lakers!

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