Fans will be forgiven if they thought they were experiencing déjà vu while watching the closing seconds of the Valpo women’s basketball game against Loyola Wednesday evening from Chicago, as for the second time in as many years, junior Shay Frederick (Greenville, Wis./Hortonville) delivered a game-winning shot against the Ramblers as she converted a layup with 5.2 seconds to play to give Valpo the 57-55 victory.
Women's basketball head coach Mary Evans joins Valpo Basketball Weekly to talk about returning to the court last weekend after a weekend away from competition, reflect on what the senior class has meant to the program, look ahead to Wednesday night's game at Loyola, and more!
After completing its home schedule last weekend, the Valpo women’s basketball team begins a stretch of five consecutive road contests to close out the regular season on Wednesday evening against travel partner Loyola.
The Valpo women’s basketball team closed out its 2020-21 home slate on a winning note on Saturday evening, leading nearly start to finish in a 71-56 victory over Evansville at the ARC. Current roster members Ella Ellenson (Rice Lake, Wis./Rice Lake), Caitlin Morrison (Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook South) and Marlee Profitt (Medina, Ohio/Highland) were among five total honorees prior to the game as the program celebrated its Senior Night Saturday.
The Valpo women’s basketball team struggled to hit shots in its return to action Friday evening in the program’s annual Play4Kay Game, finishing with its worst shooting performance from the field in over four years as visiting Evansville earned a 57-43 win at the ARC.
After having last weekend off from competition due to COVID cancellations, the Valpo women’s basketball team returns to action for the first time in 14 days this weekend for its final home games of the season, as the Brown and Gold host Evansville Friday and Saturday evenings. Friday’s game will be the program’s annual Play4Kay to raise awareness for breast cancer research, while Saturday’s game will be Senior Night at the ARC.
The Missouri Valley Conference has postponed the Indiana State-Valparaiso women's basketball series (Feb. 13-14) at Hulman Center in Terre Haute, Ind., due to positive COVID-19 test results among Indiana State’s Tier I personnel, which consists of student-athletes, coaches, managers and staff. The Conference will announce make-up dates for the series/games at a later date.
The Valpo women’s basketball team finished out the first half of MVC play with a split of its series against Bradley, as the visiting Braves used a 23-9 second quarter advantage to propel themselves to a 61-51 victory in the finale Friday evening at the ARC.
The Valpo women’s basketball team showcased its shooting prowess from deep at the ARC on Thursday evening, matching a program record with 17 made 3-pointers — including a 10-of-16 mark from downtown in the second half — to lift it to a 71-66 victory in MVC play over visiting Bradley. Junior Shay Frederick (Greenville, Wis./Hortonville) led the barrage from deep with five triples as Valpo overcame separate double-figure deficits three different times to earn another top-100 win within conference play.