Women's Basketball a Year in Review

SANTA CRUZ, CA —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. 

 Other Notable Season Highlights

-First winning season in program history

-Most D3 wins in program history

-First time in program history we received top 25 votes

-5 of our 7 D3 losses were to ranked opponents

Several  UCSC players received individual awards.

-Sarah Mackey and Ryane Ortiz made D3 Independent All-Conference team.

-Sarah Mackey and Geena Giovannetti made the all- tournament team for Posada Royale winter classic at Cal Lutheran

Coach Todd Kent also announced the team awards for the 2012-2013 season.

Most Improved: Lashay Alexander

Best Defender: Jean Dulay

Most Inspirational: Melody Barooni

Hardest Worker:  Ryane Ortiz

Team Captain: Taylor Willis

Team Captain: Leah Parrish

Team Captain: Ryane Ortiz

With no seniors on the roster, the future looks bright for Coach Kent and this young banana Slug team.