Team Girls Cup - Stats wrap

2 months ago

Team Girls Cup saw plenty of new combinations across the court for the Vixens while some familiar partnerships stepped up to the plate.

We cast an eye over the four games and highlight some of the key statistics.

Attack:

Rahni Samason, Ruby Barkmeyer

This relatively new pairing played every minute of the four matches across the weekend, impressing with their stamina and versatility as they moved between positions.

Rahni Samason was simply unstoppable inside the goal circle, toying with her defender and letting her shooting do the talking nailing 115 goals from 135 attempts. Her long-range shooting was also impressive slotting 19 super shots throughout the competition.

Barkmeyer played a strong support role out the front finishing with 28 goals to her name along with an impressive 40 goal assists. Her most dominant performance came in the grand final, scoring 10 goals from 11 attempts shooting at 91%.

Midcourt:

Kate Moloney, Liz Watson, Hannah Mundy, Kate Eddy

In attack the combination of Kate Moloney and Liz Watson was purring as the two hit circle edge with confidence and precision. Watson made her intentions clear in Game 1, amassing 14 goal assists and two deflections, and backed it up in Game 3 with 15 goal assists.

Hannah Mundy proved to be an impact player, injected in both attack and wing defence at times and collecting 19 goal assists across her four outings.

Watson managed eight goal assists and two intercepts in the final against the Fever, while Moloney racked up six goal assists and three deflections to earn herself Player of the Match honours.

Kate Eddy was her ever-reliable self in wing defence, utilising her long arms to wreak havoc. Over the weekend Eddy managed to record six gains and eight deflections to limit the influence of her attacking counterparts.

Defence:

Olivia Lewis, Jo Weston, Emily Mannix

The defensive end was on point throughout Team Girls Cup with the trio of Lewis, Weston and Mannix all displaying their adaptability.

Mannix spent time out in goal defence while Lewis also repped the GD bib making for a versatile defensive third.

The aerial capabilities of Lewis came to the fore across all three days with the new recruit announcing herself in Game 2 against the Swifts, picking up four deflections and two intercepts.

Weston was clinical especially in Game 1, recording two intercepts and a deflection while her partner in crime Mannix was equally efficient with four gains and two intercepts.

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