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UChicago Athletics Preview: January 6-12

UChicago Athletics Preview: January 6-12

Indoor Track & Field

UChicago begins its indoor season by hosting the Phoenix Invitational on Saturday at Henry Crown Field House.

In 2019, the Maroons produced 14 national qualifiers who earned 13 All-American honors. Isabel Maletich became the national champion in the women's indoor long jump and was also the national runner-up in the outdoor long jump. Laura Darcey took second at the NCAA Division III Championships as well in the outdoor high jump.  

DATE/TIME: Saturday, Jan. 11 @ 11:30 AM – UChicago Phoenix Invitational


Women's Basketball

The No. 16-ranked Maroons (9-2 record) kicks off conference games within the University Athletic Association (UAA) with a Saturday road contest at Washington University – St. Louis (7-4).

UChicago has won eight-straight games, with four wins coming by at least 21 points. The offense has scored at least 73 points in all but one game this season. Senior guard Miranda Burt has shot at least 50 percent from the field in six-straight games, while averaging 16.2 points per game in that time.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, Jan. 11 @ 1:00 PM – UChicago at Washington-St. Louis


Men's Basketball

UChicago (5-6 record) opens UAA play at No. 13-ranked Washington-St. Louis (9-2) on Saturday afternoon.

The Maroons have won four of their past five contests. Junior forward Brennan McDaniel has contributed 15.3 points per game in his last six outings, shooting 59 percent from the field and 53 percent from three-point range. As a team, UChicago currently ranks 21st in the nation in assists-to-turnover ratio (+1.36) and 31st in assists per game (17.5).

DATE/TIME: Saturday, Jan. 11 @ 3:00 PM – UChicago at Washington-St. Louis