Education Day

What: Lafayette (6-7, 2-1 PL) at Bucknell (8-6, 2-1 PL)
Where: Sojka Pavilion (Lewisburg, Pa.)
When: Monday, Jan. 8 (11 a.m.) 
Webcast: Patriot League Network
Radio: 90.5 WVBU 
Internet Radio: 
Live Statistics:

Bucknell Probable Starters 
G: Kyi English (12.1 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 2.9 apg) 
G: Rachel Dumiak (2.0 ppg, 1.4 rpg, 1.9 apg) 
G: Kate Walker (10.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 2.1 apg) 
F: Kaitlyn Slagus (12.2 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 1.1 apg) 
F: Catherine Romaine (6.2 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 2.5 apg)

With a Win Over Lafayette, Bucknell Would ... 
• improve to 9-6 on the season.
• improve to 5-2 at home this season.
• improve to 42-38 in the all-time series with the Leopards.
• improve to 211-173 all-time in Patriot League play.
• improve to 36-4 in Patriot League play over the last three seasons.
• improve to 35-3 at Sojka Pavilion over the last three seasons.

• Bucknell will host an estimated 1,000 area students in grades five through eight for Education Day as it welcomes Lafayette to Sojka Pavilion for a Patriot League matchup. Both teams are 2-1 in the conference with wins in their past two games.
• The Bison are 8-6 overall and 2-1 in the Patriot League after beating Army West Point 60-36 last game. Kaitlyn Slagus recorded her second consecutive double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, helping Bucknell finish with a 52-39 advantage on the boards. The Bison held the Black Knights to 22 percent shooting.
• For the second straight game, Bucknell will go against a player averaging a double-double on the season. The Bison did a great job on the last player, holding her to five points and seven rebounds. 
• With the +13 rebounding advantage against Army West Point, Bucknell passed the Black Knights for first in the Patriot League in rebounding margin at +6.2.
• Bucknell has been impressive in league play over the last three seasons, going 35-4 during that time. All four losses came on the road. The Bison have won 20 straight regular season home games against league opponents.

About Lafayette
• Lafayette is one of the most improved teams in the Patriot Leaugue so far with a record of 6-7 overall and 2-1 in the Patriot League. The Leopards are coming off a season in which they went 4-28 overall and 2-16 in the conference.
• After opening league play with a 70-45 loss to Lehigh, Lafayette posted back-to-back wins over Holy Cross (69-65) and Colgate (63-48).
• The Leopards finished with 26 points off 25 turnovers in the win over Colgate. They force 16.1 turnovers per game.
• Freshman Natalie Kucowski is one of two players in the conference averaging a double-double. She averages 12.0 points and 12.0 rebounds per game.
• Lafayette ranks second in the league in scoring defense, allowing just 57.8 points per game. Kucowski averages 1.6 blocks per game.

How to Get the Game 
• Monday's game can be seen online free of charge on the Patriot League Network. 
• The game can be heard online via and on the radio on 90.5 WVBU, with Justin Antweil calling the action. The pregame show begins 15 minutes before tip-off. 
• Live stats can be accessed at

Bucknell vs. Lafayette Series Notes 
• Bucknell and Lafayette will meet for the 80th time. The Bison lead the all-time series 41-38, including an 8-2 record under head coach Aaron Roussell.
• The Bison have won six straight games in the series, with the last loss coming on Feb. 5, 2014.
Kaitlyn Slagus has averaged 15.8 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 1.5 steals in four career games against Lafayette. She has two double-doubles against the Leopards.

Bucknell vs. the Patriot League
• Bucknell is 253-231 against current members of the Patriot League.
• The Bison are 210-173 in Patriot League play.
• Bucknell has a winning record against six teams in the conference -- Army West Point, Boston University, Colgate, Lafayette, Loyola, and Navy.
• The Bison have won three Patriot League titles and have played in the title game four times.

Where Do They Rank? 
• Bucknell is 153rd out of 351 teams in the latest RPI.
• Lafayette is 234th in the latest RPI.

Career Highs Set Last Game
Kyi English — rebounds (6)
Abby Kapp — field goal attempts (9)
Maegan Mikkelsen — blocks (2)

Up Next 
• Bucknell will play at Lehigh on Thursday at 6 p.m.