2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • Southern Virginia's Katie Garrish Claims Third Straight CAC Women's Basketball Weekly Award
    January 14, 2019
    Southern Virginia sophomore forward Katie Garrish posted her seventh and eighth consecutive double-double this past week extending the Knights winning streak to 12 games. Garrish's play helped the Knights remain unbeaten in CAC play as they went 2-0 for the week. She averaged 18 points per game on 51.9 percent from the field and 88.9 perfect from the foul line. Garrish also averaged 17.5 rebounds per game with four blocks and a pair of steals for the week of Jan. 14.
  • Southern Virginia's Katie Garrish Earns Third CAC Women's Basketball Weekly Honor
    January 07, 2019
    Southern Virginia sophomore forward Katie Garrish's dominance continued for the second straight week, leading Southern Virginia to another perfect week going 2-0 in CAC play. She recorded a pair of double-doubles for the week with a 25 point, 17 rebound against Penn St.-Harrisburg and 20 points with 15 boards at York (Pa.). She also recorded a career-high five steals against the Lions. For the week Garrish shot 90% from the foul line and an impressive 69.5% from the floor. Garrish has now collected six straight double-doubles and has help the Knights win-steak reach double-figures at 10.
  • Southern Virginia's Katie Garrish Claims Second CAC Women's Basketball Weekly Accolades
    January 02, 2019
    Southern Virginia sophomore forward Katie Garrish continued her incredible play recording her seventh double-double of the season, her fourth consecutive. She dropped 23 points on 56.3 percent from the field and shot 83.3 percent from the charity stripe. Along with scoring, she continued her dominance on the boards with 12 rebounds and added a pair of blocks in the victory over Bethany (W.V.) to continue the Knights eight-game winning streak.
  • Salisbury's Kaylyn French Earns CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week Honors
    December 17, 2018
    Salisbury senior forward Kaylyn French shot 72.7% from the field and scored a team-high 17 points in the Sea Gulls' win over Neumann University on Saturday afternoon. She also recorded four blocks and a steal to help push the team's winning streak to three games.
  • Southern Virginia's Katie Garrish Captures CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week Honors
    December 10, 2018
    Southern Virginia's Katie Garrish tallied a career-high 30 points in a home win against Shenandoah and career-high 19 rebounds against Eastern Mennonite. She recorded her fifth double-double of the season. Anchored the defense with four steals per game and 3.5 blocks per game to help the Knights go undefeated for the week and stay on a current seven-game win streak.
  • Frostburg State's Victoria Diggs Earns CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week Recognition
    December 03, 2018
    Frostburg junior Victoria Diggs scored 25 points and led Frostburg to a 56-52 win over Juniata in their only action of the week.
  • Southern Virginia's Savanna Christensen Earns CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week Honors
    November 26, 2018
    In a short week for women’s basketball, sophomore Savanna Christensen had a career week for the Knights in a non-conference matchup on the road at Eastern Mennonite. Christensen posted a double-double with a career-high 17 points, shooting 7-12 from the field including 3-7 from behind the arc and adding a new career-high with 15 rebounds. Christensen contributed on the defensive end collecting another career-high with five blocks on the night, helping the Knights secure the 75-70 victory.
  • Christopher Newport's Natalie Terwilliger Tabbed CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
    November 19, 2018
    Christopher Newport freshman forward Natalie Terwilliger was selected as the CAC Player of the Week despite playing an average of 12 minutes per game so far, the freshman forward ranks second on the team in scoring and rebounding, averaging 10.0 points and 6.8 rebounds per game. She has registered a pair of double-doubles with 12 points, 10 rebounds against Stevenson and 12 points and 13 rebounds against CCNY. She also scored in double figures in a 77-52 win against Virginia Wesleyan. Terwilliger is shooting 53.3% through her first four games, including 50% from three (5-10). She has also grabbed 5 steals and blocked 6 shots. The Captains are off to a perfect start 4-0 start.
  • Christopher Newport Lands Atop CAC Women's Basketball Preseason Poll; York & Mary Washington Also Nab First-Place Votes
    November 08, 2018
    Christopher Newport was tabbed as the preseason favorite in the 2018-19 Capital Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Preseason Poll. The Captains received five first-place votes and tallied 46 points to secure the top spot in voting among the conference head coaches.