Women's Basketball 2008-09 Headlines

  • Todd Kent Hired as the New Slug Women's Basketball Coach
    May 12, 2009
    Todd Kent Hired as the New Slug Women's Basketball Coach SANTA CRUZ, CA-- The 2009-2010 Women's Basketball season will have a new face come this fall. After five seasons at UCSC, Head Coach Nikki Turner has accepted the Head Assistant Coach position at DII Cal State University East Bay, effective July 1st. Turner will continue at UCSC through June to wrap up her administrative duties as the Assistant Athletic Director and Sports Information Director and to assist with the transition of a new head coach.
  • Calandri and Davisson Receive Player of the Year and All-Independent Honors
    March 10, 2009
    Calandri and Davisson Receive Player of the Year and All-Independent Honors KANSAS CITY, MO -- Kayleigh Calandri, a senior guard from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Erica Davis, a senior forward from the University of Maine, Presque Isle, were named the co-players of the year as the All-Independent Women’s Basketball teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I).
  • Calandri and Davisson Receive Player of the Year and All-Independent Honors
    March 10, 2009
    Calandri and Davisson Receive Player of the Year and All-Independent Honors KANSAS CITY, MO -- Kayleigh Calandri, a senior guard from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Erica Davis, a senior forward from the University of Maine, Presque Isle, were named the co-players of the year as the All-Independent Women’s Basketball teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I).
  • Davisson and Andrews Have Record Breaking Nights in the Slugs Two Game Win Streak
    January 18, 2009
    Davisson and Andrews Have Record Breaking Nights in the Slugs Two Game Win Streak SANTA CRUZ, CA-- The Slugs are starting their second half of season in record breaking fashion. After a tough loss to Menlo College, the Slugs bounced back as they defeated Holy Names University 64-59. The Hawks entered the game with a 12-6 (6-0 Cal Pac) record and a lot of athleticism. With their tenacious defense and solid shooting, the Slugs were able to hold of Hawks for their first win of the New Year.
  • Slug Women Ready to Get the Season Started
    November 03, 2008
    Slug Women Ready to Get the Season Started SANTA CRUZ, CA -- The Slugs can hardly wait to get the 2008-2009 season rolling, last season proved to be a tough one as all the odds were stacked against a young slug team with eight new players. The Slugs were forced to play their entire season on the road and in unfamiliar practice facilities as the west field house was undergoing required maintenance and renovation.