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Head coach Jody Adams moves past 100th win mark

Sports Editor

December 24, 2013

Filed under Women's Basketball

Shocker women’s basketball head coach Jody Adams landed her 101st win over the University of Texas-Pan American with a score of 69-40 on Sunday in the final match of the Winter Classic. The Lady Shockers finished with three player...

Lady Shockers rise above the Phoenix for sixth straight victory

Sports Reporter

December 16, 2013

Filed under Women's Basketball

The Lady Shockers, riding a five game win streak, traveled into the Kress Events Center, Sunday afternoon to take on Wisconsin-Green Bay.Junior guard Jamillah Bonner scored 16 points, junior forward  Alex Harden added 15, and...

Falcons shot down by Shockers

Sports Reporter

December 2, 2013

Filed under Women's Basketball

The 0-5 Air Force Falcons flew into Charles Koch Arena Sunday afternoon looking for their first win of the season against the Lady Shockers.The Shockers prevailed in a 61-37 victory and improved to 5-2 with a three game winning streak.The F...

Shockers roll Redhawks

Sports Reporter

November 25, 2013

Filed under Women's Basketball

Wichita State’s Michaela Dapprich scored a career high 18 points in the matchup against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks.WSU defeated SEMO 67-46 on Saturday afternoon in Charles Koch Arena.Dapprich went 6-9 from the field...

Shockers tame Wildcats

Sports Reporter

November 25, 2013

Filed under Women's Basketball

Wichita State’s Michelle Price had a career night on Wednesday night; she scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds. She carried the basketball team to a 69-46 victory at Kansas State University to even the Shockers’ rec...

Lady Shockers lose in overtime

Sports Reporter

November 18, 2013

Filed under Women's Basketball

The women’s basketball team lost their final preseason game Friday night against Saint Joseph’s University 81-73 in overtime.The Shockers held the lead after the first 20 minutes, but Saint Joseph made a comeback in the secon...

Lady Shockers win in the first round of WNIT

Sports Reporter

November 11, 2013

Filed under Women's Basketball

In front of nearly 8,000 screaming local school children for Kid's Day at Koch Arena, the Shocker women’s basketball team beat Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne 69-46.The game kicked off the season for the Lady Shockers Friday after...

Lady Shockers tame the Bearcats in final exhibition game

Sports Reporter

November 4, 2013

Filed under Women's Basketball

The Lady Shockers beat the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats 89-51 Sunday afternoon.They were looking to go 2-0 in their final exhibition game after beating Central Methodist 63-42 last Sunday.The Bearcats took an early lea...

Coach Bridgette Gordon elected to Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

Sports Reporter

October 7, 2013

Filed under Women's Basketball

Bridgette Gordon has a unique history in basketball.From her humble beginnings in DeLand, Fla., to the University of Tennessee, she has a long history. She’s been a two-time All-American, an NCAA Champion twice (in 1987 and 19...

Dream season for Shocker women comes to an end

Sports Reporter

March 25, 2013

Filed under Women's Basketball

The Shockers played well for the first 12 minutes of the game. Unfortunately, the Texas A&M Aggies blitzed them for the other 28. Wichita State made its NCAA Tournament debut, with the No. 14-seeded Shockers losing to the three-seeded Texa...