It will be a battle of McConnell's on Saturday at the Petersen Events Center.
Pitt welcomes five newcomers for the 2014-15 season
Panthers talk to media, run Cathedral steps.
Fans can watch the game at Miami on ROOT SPORTS at 1 p.m.
Chelsea Welch scores a career-high 16 points in the loss.
Women's basketball, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014
Pittsburgh takes on No. 2 Notre Dame
Pitt vs. Mount St. Mary's, Nov. 26, 2013
Photos by Pete Madia
Coach Berenato becomes program's all-time wins leader; Photos by Harry Bloomberg
AS A JUNIOR (2014-15): Did not play due to injury.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Appeared in all 31 games, earning one start ... averaged 15.5 minutes per game, including 22.3 minutes over the last four ACC games ... averaged 2.6 points and 1.7 rebounds this year ... scored a season-high 12 points and dished out three assists in 26 minutes vs. NC State ... had a career-high eight assists and three steals in 34 minutes against Louisiana-Monroe on Dec. 20 ... scored seven points and had two assists in just 10 minutes at Ball State ... went 3-3 for six points and three assists vs. Buffalo ... went 2-3 from beyond the arc against DePaul to score seven points and collect three rebounds in16 minutes of action.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Appeared in 20 games with starts in 10-straight ... missed last 10 games with injury ... averaged 22.1 minutes in starts and 11.3 minutes per game in 10 games off the bench ... averaged 2.4 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists in her first collegiate season ... led team in assists in a single game in five games this season ... recorded three or more assists in seven games ... after 14 points at Buffalo, scored 11 combined points in five games span before Notre Dame ... had six points versus Notre Dame on Jan. 23, added four assists - most since Old Dominion on Jan. 2 ... topped career best and had first double-figure scoring game at Buffalo on Dec. 29 ... also achieved career bests in assists (7, tied career-high), steals (3), field goals made and attempted (5-of-8) and free throws made and attempted (4-4) ... played career-high 37 minutes at Buffalo ... followed that with 34 minutes at Old Dominion ... had career evening in first start versus the Mount on Dec. 20, registering four points, seven assists in 31 minutes ... posted five or more assists in four games ... before 31 minutes versus Mount on Dec. 20 - had played eight minutes in previous game versus Rider on Dec. 16 ... tallied at least one rebound in 19 of 20 games this season ... has five or more rebounds in three games with a season/career-high seven boards in 11 minutes versus Wagner on Nov. 20 ... earned first points as a Panther (4) versus Longwood on Nov. 26 ... added a career best (at the time) in assists (5) versus Longwood in just 11 minutes on the court ... made collegiate debut versus YSU on Nov. 9, playing 14 minutes.
A three-year varsity starter at South Charleston High School in South Charleston, W.Va ... 2012 Mountain State Athletic Conference (MSAC) Player of the Year and the 2012 Daily Mail Kanawha Valley Player of the Year ... helped lead South Charleston to conference, regional and sectional crowns in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... averaged 23.5 points, 3.7 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game for the Black Eagles as a senior, helping lead team to a 21-4 record ... a two-time Class AAA All-State First Team selection ... earned All-MSAC honors three-straight seasons, including twice collecting a first team nod ... paced both the conference and the state in scoringher lasttwo seasons ... averaged 19.5 points, 8.2 assists, 5.2 rebounds and 3.5 steals as a junior ... helped direct the Black Eagles to a state title game appearance in 2010 and 2011, finishing each campaign with a 25-2 record ... selected to West Virginia State All-Tournament team in 2011 ... named Second Team All MSAC and Second Team All Kanawha Valley as a sophomore ... as a sophomore, averaged 14.5 points, 5.1 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 3.7 steals .... played freshman season at Nitro High School (15.9 ppg, 4.7 apg, 5.1 rpg) ... 2009 Kanawha Valley Freshman of the Year and First Team honoree ... 2009 Third Team AAA Sportswriter All-State team member and Fila Top-100 All-American invitee ... compiled 1,863 points, 524 assists, 460 rebounds and 386 steals over entire prep career ... individual scholastic high in scoring in a single game was 42 points.
Born on May 23, 1994 ... daughter of Sharon and Tony Gordon ... has one brother, Edward (20), who attends Fairmont State College ... dad Tony is in the University of Charleston Basketball Hall of Fame ...full name is Brittany Nicole Gordon ... Majoring in communications.
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