Purdue Fort Wayne Women’s Basketball Season Heading into February

By Gavin Greer

Purdue Fort Wayne women’s basketball team is currently 9-13 on the season and 6th in the Horizon League with a 6-6 record in the conference.

The Mastodons are led in scoring by junior guard, Amellia Bromenschenkel so far this season. Bromenschenkel is averaging 12.9 PPG while shooting 45.6% from the field and 37% from three. This PPG average has Bromenschenkel sitting at 8th on the Horizon League scoring leaderboard.

Bromenschenkel not only leads the team in PPG, but she also leads the team in boards per game with 4.9.

Shayla Sellers, a senior guard, leads the team in assists with 2 per game. She also leads the team in steal per game with 1.8.

Jazzlyn Linbo, a sophomore forward, leads the team in blocks with 1.3 per game.

PFW’s biggest win so far this season was the first game of the season where they beat Goshen College 90-45 on Nov. 7. The biggest loss that the Mastodons have suffered so far this season was to the number 15 ranked Maryland on Dec. 21, where they were beat 51 to 88. This game featured a matchup of PFW’s Shayla Sellers and her younger sister, Maryland’s Shyanne Sellers.

PFW is currently on a three-game winning streak which saw a 72-55 win over Wright State, a 73-64 victory over Oakland, and most recently a 69-45 win over Detroit Mercy.

The team will look to continue this streak tonight as they face off against Youngstown State at home.

The last time these teams matched up in Ohio, PFW lost 44-60. The team will look to have a better performance in this rematch against their 2ndranked opponent. Depending on the result and the result of the Northern Kentucky and Wright St. matchup tonight, PFW may be able to move into a tie for 5th in the Horizon League.

Tonight’s game tips off at 7pm EST. You can tune in with these links.

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