2014-15 Women's Basketball News

  • Gilkey Adds Women's DIII News, D3hoops.com All-America Honors
    March 25, 2015
    Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball senior forward Melissa Gilkey added First-Team All-America honors from Women’s DIII News and Second-Team All-America accolades from D3hoops.com to her resume, as announced by the publications.
  • Melissa Gilkey Named to WBCA All-America Team
    March 20, 2015
    Senior forward Melissa Gilkey became the sixth individual in Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball history to be named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division III Coaches’ All-America Team, as announced Thursday night by the WBCA.
  • Five Bears Named UAA Athletes of the Week
    March 17, 2015
    Five student-athletes from Washington University in St. Louis were selected as the University Athletic Association (UAA) Athletes of the Week for their respective sports, as announced Monday by the league office.
  • Nancy Fahey, Melissa Gilkey Earn Central Region Honors
    March 16, 2015
    Washington University in St. Louis head women’s basketball coach Nancy Fahey was named the D3hoops.com Central Region Coach of the Year and senior forward Melissa Gilkey received All-Central Region First Team honors for the third straight year, as announced Monday by the Website.
  • No. 8 Bears End Season With Loss at No. 1 Thomas More
    March 13, 2015
    Four players scored in double figures for the No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team, but the Bears had their season end with a 103-90 loss at No. 1 Thomas More College in the NCAA Division III Sectional Semifinal Friday night.
  • Three From WashU Named UAA Athletes of the Week
    March 09, 2015
    Three student-athletes from Washington University in St. Louis were selected as the University Athletic Association (UAA) Athletes of the Week for their respective sports, as announced Monday by the league office.
  • Bears Travel to Thomas More for NCAA Sectional Friday-Saturday
    March 08, 2015
    The No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team will travel to Crestview Hills, Ky., for the 2015 NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Sectional at Thomas More College. The Bears are scheduled to take on host and No. 1-ranked Thomas More in the sectional semifinal Friday, March 13.
  • No. 8 WashU Advances to NCAA Sectional With Win Over Wittenberg
    March 07, 2015
    The No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team shot 53.3 percent from the field and outscored Wittenberg University 24-2 in the final 6:40 of the first half to earn an 80-58 win over the Tigers in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Championship Saturday night at the WU Field House.
  • No. 8 Bears Pull Away for Win Over Spalding in NCAA First Round
    March 06, 2015
    The No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team shot 57.7 percent from the field in the second half as the Bears pulled away for a 75-64 win over Spalding University in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Championship Friday night at the WU Field House.
  • Gilkey Leads Five All-UAA Women's Basketball Selections for WashU
    March 04, 2015
    Washington University in St. Louis senior forward Melissa Gilkey was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Basketball Player of the Year for the second year in a row to highlight five all-UAA honorees for the Bears, as announced Wednesday by the conference office.
  • WashU's Melissa Gilkey Named 2015 Jostens Trophy Finalist
    March 03, 2015
    Washington University in St. Louis senior forward Melissa Gilkey was selected as one of 10 women’s finalists for the Jostens Trophy, as announced Tuesday by the Rotary Club of Salem, Va.
  • Women's Basketball Selected to Host NCAA First & Second Rounds
    March 02, 2015
    The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team was selected to host the 2015 NCAA Division III Championship First and Second Round Friday-Saturday at the WU Field House in St. Louis. The Bears will face Spalding University in Friday’s First Round.
  • No. 9 Bears Clinch NCAA Bid with Senior Day Win Over Chicago
    February 28, 2015
    The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team went 6-of-6 at the fee-throw line in the final 47 seconds to seal a 63-56 win over the University of Chicago in the final University Athletic Association (UAA) game of the season Saturday afternoon at the WU Field House.
  • No. 9 Bears Host Chicago to Decide UAA Title on Senior Day
    February 26, 2015
    The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's basketball team concludes regular-season play by hosting the University of Chicago at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the WU Field House.
  • Melissa Gilkey Named to Academic All-America Third Team
    February 24, 2015
    Washington University in St. Louis senior forward Melissa Gilkey was selected to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Women’s Basketball Third Team, as announced Tuesday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • First-Half Run Propels No. 9 Women’s Hoops to Win Over Brandeis
    February 22, 2015
    The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team used a 17-0 run in the first half to take control of the game en route to a 64-51 win over Brandeis University in University Athletic Association (UAA) play Sunday afternoon at the WU Field House.
  • Basketball to Host Cancer Prevention & Awareness Games Sunday
    February 21, 2015
    The Washington University in St. Louis basketball teams will host Cancer Prevention & Awareness Day Sunday, Feb. 22, when they take on Brandeis University in a University Athletic Association (UAA) doubleheader at the WU Field House. The men’s game begins at Noon, followed by the women’s game at 2 p.m.
  • Defense Keys No. 9 Bears to 58-46 Win Over No. 11 NYU
    February 20, 2015
    The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team held No. 11 New York University to a season-low 46 points as the Bears earned a 58-46 win over the Violets in University Athletic Association (UAA) action Friday evening at the WU Field House.
  • No. 9 Bears Set to Host No. 11 NYU, Brandeis This Weekend
    February 18, 2015
    The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's basketball team begins a three-game homestand to finish the regular season by hosting No. 11 New York University and Brandeis University this weekend at the WU Field House.
  • Late Rally Falls Short For No. 7 Women's Basketball at Rochester
    February 15, 2015
    The No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team put together a furious rally after trailing by nine with 2:38 to play but fell short in a 76-75 loss at the University of Rochester Sunday in Rochester, N.Y.
  • No. 7 Women’s Basketball Runs Past Emory 70-50 For 20th Win
    February 13, 2015
    The No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team put together one of its best defensive efforts of the season in a 70-50 win at Emory University Friday night in Atlanta.
  • Women's Hoops Travels to Emory, Rochester for Final Road Games
    February 10, 2015
    The No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's basketball team continues its four-game road trip with games at Emory University Friday and the University of Rochester Sunday.
  • No. 7 Bears Pick Up Fifth Straight Win With 89-65 Victory at Case
    February 08, 2015
    Eleven different players scored, including four in double figures, as the No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team won its fifth straight game with an 89-65 victory at Case Western Reserve University Sunday afternoon in University Athletic Association (UAA) action.
  • Melissa Gilkey Earns Academic All-District First-Team Honors
    February 06, 2015
    Washington University in St. Louis senior forward Melissa Gilkey was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Five Women’s Basketball First Team, as announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • No. 7 Women’s Basketball Earns 71-61 Win at Carnegie Mellon
    February 06, 2015
    Senior guard Maddy Scheppers made a career-high seven three-pointers to lead the No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team to a 71-61 University Athletic Association (UAA) win at Carnegie Mellon University Friday evening.
  • No. 7 Bears Begin Four-Game Roadtrip at Carnegie Mellon, Case
    February 03, 2015
    The No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's basketball team begins the second half of University Athletic Association (UAA) play by traveling to Pittsburgh and Cleveland for games against Carnegie Mellon University and Case Western Reserve University this weekend.
  • Washington U. Lands Five UAA Athlete of the Week Honors
    February 02, 2015
    Five student-athletes from Washington University in St. Louis were named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Athletes of the Week for their respective sports, as announced by the Association.
  • No. 9 Women’s Basketball Holds Off Case in 71-60 Win
    February 01, 2015
    The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team used a 12-2 run in the second half to earn a 71-60 win over Case Western Reserve University in University Athletic Association (UAA) play Sunday afternoon at the WU Field House.
  • No. 9 Women’s Basketball Rolls to 73-49 Win Over Carnegie Mellon
    January 30, 2015
    Three players scored in double figures for the No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball team, and the Bears used a 33-6 run in the middle of the game to earn a 73-49 win over Carnegie Mellon University in University Athletic Association (UAA) action Friday evening at the WU Field House.
  • Nancy Fahey Selected for Wisconsin Alumni Association Award
    January 29, 2015
    Washington University in St. Louis head women's basketball coach Nancy Fahey has been selected as the Badger of the Year by the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Alumni Association – St. Louis Chapter. She will be recognized during the 2015 Founders’ Day celebration Monday, Feb. 9, in St. Louis.
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