2017-18 Women's Basketball News

  • Christopher Newport Senior Makenzie Fancher Selected as CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
    January 15, 2018
    Christopher Newport senior Makenzie Fancher was selected as the CAC Player of the Week after leading the Captains to a pair of CAC victories with averages of 10.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists, and 4.0 steals per game. Fancher led the Captains in scoring (16 points) and rebounding (7 rebounds) as they held off a comeback bid at York, including knocking down three of four free throws in the final seconds to provide the difference against the Spartans. Fancher swiped a season-high six steals and dished out five assists at Southern Virginia while helping lead the CNU defense to forcing a season-high 52 turnovers against the Knights. 
  • Marymount Sophomore Regan Lohr and York Senior Katie Wagner Honored as CAC Women's Basketball Co-Players of the Week
    January 08, 2018
    Marymount sophomore Regan Lohr and York senior Katie Wagner were honored as the the CAC Women's Basketball Co-Players of the Week for Jan. 8, 2017.  
  • St. Mary's Junior Kobe Chaney Selected as CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
    January 02, 2018
    St. Mary's junior Kobe Chaney was selected as the CAC Player of the Week after pouring in career-bests of 20 points and 18 rebounds in leading the Seahawks to a 73-60 win over Penn State Behrend last week. Chaney also contributed a career-high 10 field goals (10-for-18; 55.6%), a season-high five assists, three blocks and two steals in the victory. The double-double was Chaney's third of the season. 
  • Wesley Junior Stacey O'Neale Collects CAC Women's Basketball Weekly Honors
    December 26, 2017
    Wesley junior Stacey O'Neale collected CAC Player of the Week honors after hitting a school-record nine three-pointers en route to a career-high 29 points in the Wolverines' 66-61 victory over St. Elizabeth. O'Neale was 9-for-11 (81.8%) from beyond the arc, breaking Wesley's previous record of seven set by Kim Smith in the 1999-2000 season. She connected on a pair of key three-pointers in the fourth quarter to give the Wolverines the edge in a back-and-forth game, and drained the game-clinching free throws with 12 seconds remaining. O'Neale also added three rebounds in the victory. 
  • St. Mary's Senior Olivia Nowlin Secures CAC Women's Basketball Weekly Award
    December 18, 2017
    St. Mary's senior Olivia Nowlin secured CAC Player of the Week honors after tallying a season-best 16 points to help the Seahawks snap a four-game skid with a 53-48 road win over Gallaudet. Nowlin shined in the fourth quarter, recording eight points and two steals down the stretch to help seal the five-point victory. She also sank a season-high seven free throws, shooting 7-for-9 from the line, and added a season-high three steals and three rebounds in the win. 
  • Mary Washington Senior Kendall Parker Collects CAC Women's Basketball Weekly Honors
    December 11, 2017
    Mary Washington senior Kendall Parker collected CAC Player of the Week accolades after averaging 20.5 points and four three-pointers per game in a 2-0 week for the Eagles. Parker shot 50% from the floor and 47.1% from three-point range on the week. She scored 19 points, including 8-of-10 free throws, in a 64-51 win at Southern Virginia, and then netted 22 in a 52-49 win over Salisbury on Saturday to move the Eagles to 3-1 in CAC play. She scored nine of the final 11 points for the Eagles against Salisbury, including a pair of free throws with two seconds left to seal the win. In all, she posted 41 points in 51 minutes of action for UMW.​ She also notched 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.0 steal and 1.0 block per game. 
  • Marymount Sophomore Regan Lohr Selected as CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
    December 04, 2017
    Marymount sophomore Regan Lohr was selected as the CAC Player of the Week after leading the Saints to a 3-0 week with averages of 15.3 points, 4.0 assists, and 2.3 three-pointers per contest. She also added 2.3 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game and shot 51.5% (17-for-33) from the field and 58.3% (7-for-12) from three-point range. She scored a career-high 25 points in the Saints' convincing CAC road win at St. Mary's on Saturday, 21 of which came in a decisive first half in which Marymount built a 20-point lead. She also had a career-high seven assists versus Shenandoah on Monday.
  • Southern Virginia Freshman Katie Garrish Named CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
    November 27, 2017
    Southern Virginia freshman Katie Garrish was named the CAC Player of the Week after averaging a double-double last week in a pair of wins, helping the Knights jump out to a 4-0 record this season. Garrish averaged 19.5 points, 11.5 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks per game in wins over Randolph and Penn State Harrisburg. She shot 56.3% (18-for-32) from the floor and also contributed 2.5 assists and 1.0 steal per contest. 
  • Frostburg State Sophomore Victoria Diggs Tabbed as CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
    November 20, 2017
    Frostburg State sophomore Victoria Diggs was tabbed as the CAC Player of the Week after averaging 22.3 points, 4.0 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 2.0 steals per contest in a 2-1 week for the Bobcats. Diggs earned MVP honors at the 15th Annual Jim Crawley Tournament, leading the Bobcats to the tournament title. In an 83-79 overtime victory over Rutgers-Camden in the championship game, Diggs notched a double-double with 21 points and 10 assists while drilling five three-pointers. Trailing by three points with time winding down in regulation, Diggs drained the game-tying three-pointer with five ticks on the clock to force overtime. For the week, she shot 49% (25-for-51) from the floor, 100% (7-for-7) from the free throw line and drained 3.3 three-pointers per contest.  
  • Christopher Newport Unanimous Choice to Repeat in CAC Women's Basketball Preseason Poll
    November 13, 2017
    Defending champion and national semifinalist Christopher Newport was selected as the unanimous favorite to repeat in the 2017 Capital Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Preseason Poll. The Captains received nine first-place votes and totaled 81 points to grab the top spot in voting among the conference head coaches. 
  • Calhoun Takes Over St. Mary's Women's Basketball Program
    September 06, 2017
    St. Mary's College of Maryland Director of Athletics and Recreation Scott Devine announced Wednesday afternoon the appointment of C.K. Calhoun as the next head women's basketball coach at St. Mary's College of Maryland.