Home Opener Tonight
Courtesy: Rider Sports Information  
Release:  11/12/2012

Lynn Milligan in her sixth season
Courtesy: Peter G. Borg (Rider University)
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Women's College Basketball
Rider vs. NJIT - Home Opener Tonight

LAWRENCEVILLE--The Rider University women's basketball team will face the New Jersey Institute of Technology tonight at 7pm in the 2012 home opener in Alumni Gymnasium.

Rider(1-0) is coming off a 62-50 win at Stony Brook on Friday evening as the Broncs were led by senior Sironda Chambers (Newark, Del./Hodgson Vo-Tech.) who had 18 points, six rebounds and six assists.

Also for the Broncs against the Seawolves, junior MyNeshia McKenzie (Springfield, Pa./Springfield (Delco)) added 16 points and nine rebounds as Rider won its season opener for the second year in a row.

McKenzie was named to the preseason All-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Second Team after earning All-MAAC Third Team honors as a sophomore and All-MAAC Rookie honors as a freshman.

NJIT (0-1) is coming off a 69-66 loss at Seton Hall on Friday night.

Rider leads the all-time series against the Highlanders 1-0, having won 60-50 at Fleisher Athletic Center in Newark on December 11, 2011, behind 14 points and 10 rebounds from McKenzie.

If you can't make the game, all non-televised home games can be seen on BroncVision and MAAC.TV as part of Rider's pay per view service powered by GoBroncs.com and the audio will be simulcast on the video stream with Jeff Nolan, Dick Wiseman, Dave Polaski and Jon Mozes bringing you all of the action.

The game can also be heard on 107.7 FM The Bronc and 1077thebronc.com.

GameViewer (LiveStats) will also be available, free of charge via the link on GoBroncs.com and live tweets will be sent out which you can follow via twitter @RiderAthletics.

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