Tag Archive | Women’s Basketball

Fordham WBB Announces Nonconference Opponents and Dates

The Fordham Women’s Basketball team is slated to play a 13-game nonconference schedule, it was announced Tuesday by Head Coach Stephanie Gaitley. The Rams will play seven games inside the Rose Hill Gym, four true road contests, and two neutral site matchups in Las Vegas. Four opponents played in the 2015 NCAA Tournament, two more […]

Amber Thompson Signs with German Professional Team

The all-time leading rebounder in St. John’s Women’s Basketball history, Amber Thompson has signed a contract to play for New Basket ’92 Oberhausen e.V. in Germany’s First Division. “It means so much for me to have this opportunity to play professional basketball overseas,” said Thompson.  “It’s been a goal of mine and I feel blessed […]

St John’s WBB Aliyyah Handford to Participate in USA Team Trials

Following a junior season that saw her lead the BIG EAST in scoring and earn unanimous first team all-conference honors, Aliyyah Handford has been selected to participate in the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s  Pan American Games and World University Games Team Trials, it was announced on Wednesday by USA Basketball. Handford is one of 54 women’s basketball […]

St John’s WBB Handford, Grant Named MBWA All-Met

Following a 2014-15 campaign that saw the pair lead the Red Storm to the postseason for the eighth-consecutive year, Aliyyah Handford and Danaejah Grant have been honored by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association, earning spots on the All-Metropolitan First and Second Teams, respectively. The two juniors will be honored at the 82nd Annual All-Met NIT/MBWA […]

New York Liberty Select Five Players in 2015 WNBA Draft

The New York Liberty selected guard Brittany Boyd (ninth overall) and center Kiah Stokes (11th overall) in the first round of the 2015 WNBA Draft tonight. In addition, the team drafted guards Amber Orrange (23rd overall) and Laurin Mincy (27th overall) along with forward Michala Johnson (28th overall). The two first round picks were acquired in separate transactions with the San Antonio Stars and Minnesota Lynx. […]

New York Liberty Individual Game Tickets Go On Sale 4/15

The New York Liberty announced today that individual game tickets for the 2015 season go on sale tomorrow, April 15 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets, starting at $20, can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, online at NYLiberty.com, through the WNBA Ticketmaster charge-by-phone number 877-WNBA-TIX, all Ticketmaster outlets and Ticketmaster.com/NYLiberty. The Liberty will host several exciting theme nights at […]

Aliyyah Handford Named ECAC All-Star

St John’s Women’s Basketball Guard Aliyyah Handford has been named a Second Team All-Star by the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference. Handford was one of just three players from the BIG EAST to garner this recognition, joining Daisha Simmons and Ka-Deidre Simmons of Seton Hall. Handford receives the honor follow a standout season for the Red Storm, […]

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