Lander back on the road Wednesday at Francis Marion

Lander back on the road Wednesday at Francis Marion

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Lander women's basketball team begins a three-game road stretch Wednesday night as the Bearcats tangle with Francis Marion at 5:30 p.m.

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• Lander (17-5, 14-2 PBC) enters the week in first pace in the Peach Belt Conference, leading North Georgia by 1.5 games.

• Francis Marion (8-11, 5-10 PBC) owns a 48-35 lead in the series. 

• The Bearcats lead the league in points per game, assists per game, and opponents' three-point percentage. 

Miriam Recarte scored a career-high 16 points in Lander's win over Flagler on Saturday.

• Lander's 14 made three-pointers against Flagler were the most for the Bearcats since making 14 in a 98-48 win over Armstrong State on Feb. 1, 2012. 

• The Bearcats are 12-1 this season when shooting at least 40.0 percent from the field. 

• Lander entered the D2SIDA Women's Basketball National Poll at No. 22 this week.