Women's Basketball Headlines 2012-2013

June 3, 2013
Women's Basketball a Year in Review
The UCSC Women’s basketball program had one of the most successful seasons in school history for both the team and the players. The season included a six game win streak and a signature win over the #13 nationally ranked Emmanuel Saints.

March 18, 2013
Association of Division III Independents Names 2013 All-Independent Women’s Basketball Teams
The All-Independent Women’s Basketball teams were selected by the women’s basketball coaches from AD3I member schools.

February 16, 2013
San Marcos Second Half Run Too Much for Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz struggled all year with physical teams and faced another tough matchup with the Cal State San Marcos Cougars. This game was close early as Leah Parrish opened the scoring with a put back basket.

February 14, 2013
Santa Cruz Size and Depth Too Much for Pacific Union
On paper the Slugs appeared to be too big, too fast and too deep for the Pacific Uniion Pioneers. Unfortunately for the Pioneers, what appeared to be true on paper came true as UC Santa Cruz overpowered the stubborn Pioneers 88-26.

January 27, 2013
Cal Lutheran slips past UC Santa Cruz
One day after defeating La Verne 104-97, UC Santa Cruz faced another tough road game against the Cal Lutheran Regals.

January 26, 2013
UC Santa Cruz Tops the Century Mark in Win over La Verne
Behind Sarah Mackey’s 33 points and a strong second half defense, the Slugs rallied from 17 points down to defeat the La Verne Leopards 104-97. The Slug stat line reads as follows –committed 26 turnovers, allowed 16 3 point shots, and gave up 62 first half points and 97 total points.

January 20, 2013
Slugs Drop Two on LA Road Trip
UC Santa Cruz travel to LA to face two tough teams, played two nearly identical games and left town with two nearly identical results losing 54-48 on Friday night to Redlands and 68-58 on Saturday.

January 11, 2013
Ortiz Lead Slugs back from the Brink
Ryane Ortiz poured in 16 second half points to lead a UC Santa Cruz comeback from an 18 point first half time deficit to defeat Cal State Maritime 68-61. The Slugs, who may have underestimated the 2-15 Keelhaulers, struggled in the first half.

January 7, 2013
Santa Cruz Survives Occidental Rally
Behind 23 points from Ryane Ortiz and 14 rebounds from Leah Parrish, UC Santa Cruz outlasted Occidental College 63-62. The smaller Slugs out rebounded the Tigers 50-34 and were in control most of the way.

December 30, 2012
Regals, UC Santa Cruz Victorious on Day One of Winter Classic
In the first day of the Posada Royale Winter Classic, UC Santa Cruz used a late first-half run to upset No. 17 Emmanuel (Mass.)

June 10, 2012
Slug Women's Basketball 2016 Incoming Recruits
UC Santa Cruz women’s basketball coach Todd Kent has announced the 2016 recruiting class who will play for the Slugs beginning in the fall of 2012. The class consists of four excellent student-athletes, including Lashay Alexander, Trina Torres, Amanda Spence, and Ashley Holmes.

February 11, 2012
Slugs Cruise Past Pioneers
The UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs ran their win streak to five games with a 73-42 win over the Pacific Union Pioneers behind sharp three point shooting, dominant inside play and stifling team defense. The Slugs rained 3’s on the Pioneers throughout the game as six different players scored from beyond the arc lead by Ortiz (9pts) and Mofsowitz (13pts) with three each.

January 24, 2012
Sarah Mackey recognized by D3hoops.com
UC Santa Cruz student athlete Sarah Mackey has been recognized by D3hoops.com for her outstanding performance on the basketball court this past week. Mackey has been named to the website’s “Team of the Week” which recognizes the top performance at each of the five positions from the previous week.

November 18, 2011
Slugs Fall To Pacific Lutheran
Pacific Lutheran was on fire this evening when it stepped on the court to face UC Santa Cruz in a non-conference women's basketball game in Olson Auditorium. The Lutes came out on top, 62-53, in their season opener.