Tag Archive | Women’s Sports

NWHL Defender/English Teacher Shannon Doyle Creates #BlocksForBooks to Share Her Joy of Reading

“My parents supported my love of reading as a child and always purchased every book I requested. I can’t imagine a life without books – especially now that I am an English teacher and lucky to be surrounded by literature every day.” This is Connecticut Whale defender Shannon Doyle, and the story of what inspired […]

Imani Dorsey Earns First U.S. Women’s National Team Call-Up and News from the US National Team

Newly-appointed U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Vlatko Andonovski has named his first roster, calling up 24 players for a training camp prior to the USA’s final two matches of the year, against Sweden on Nov. 7 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio (7:30 p.m. ET on FS1 & TUDN) and against Costa Rica on […]

Indiana Fever Natalie Achonwa Earns Season Long WNBA Community Assist Award presented by State Farm

Indiana Fever center Natalie Achonwa has earned the Season long WNBA Community Assist Award presented by State Farm in recognition of her commitment and dedication to giving back to the community. Throughout the 2019 preseason and regular season, Achonwa was an integral part of the Fever’s community outreach. During the Fever’s 20th season, Achonwa helped […]

New York Liberty Announce Head Coach Katie Smith’s Contract Not Renewed

The New York Liberty announced today that Head Coach Katie Smith’s contract will not be renewed for the 2020 season. The search for a new coach will begin immediately. “On behalf of the entire Liberty organization, we want to thank Katie for her time with our franchise,” said New York Liberty General Manager, Jonathan Kolb. […]

Big Things Happening for BIG EAST Women’s Basketball

The BIG EAST Conference as a whole was celebrating 40 years of existence through ups and downs and trying to remain one of the top tier Conferences in the National Collegiate Athletics Association. With the return of one of the top powerhouses in all of College Sports in the University of Connecticut there are a […]

Washington Mystics Win First Championship led by Delle Done and Thibault

It was a first for Two-time WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne and a first for WNBA’s winningest coach Mike Thibault— They are the recipients of the 2019 WNBA Championship. With 21pts. and 9 Reb, Delle Donne fough through a herniated disk, the relentless offense and sharp shooting from Connecticut’s Jonquel Jones and Courtney Williams to […]

Madison Packer Dedicates Efforts This Season to Memory of Childhood Friend Kyle Pavone

Madison Packer, an original NWHLer and Riveter, will spend this season shining a light on the life of a childhood friend and the foundation set up in his name. Kyle Pavone, the former frontman of the band We Came As Romans, passed away on Aug. 25, 2018 from an accidental overdose. Kyle and Madison were […]