Thomas More University senior forward Shelby Rupp (Milan, Ind./Batesville) led the No. 1-ranked Saints to a pair of wins in the opening weekend of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship. She averaged a double-double with 18.5 point and 13.5 rebounds per game. Rupp also blocked four shots, recorded five steals and had four assists in wins over Saint Vincent College and No. 5-ranked Trine University. Rupp and the Saints will play 18th-ranked and in-state rival Transylvania University on Friday (March 8) at 7 p.m. in the sectional semifinals of the NCAA Championship at the Connor Convocation Center.