IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas women’s basketball team announced its 2019-20 schedule with first-year head coach Bri Calver set to guide the squad. She is the 16th head coach for the program, which looks to bounce back this season after missing the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Tournament the previous two. Dallas has 25 contests on the schedule with 18 against league opponents that include newcomer University of St. Thomas (TX).
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – University of Dallas women’s basketball forward Vanessa Diaz (San Antonio, Texas) will have her Crusaders jersey on display in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame “Ring of Honor” in recognition of her outstanding play for the 2018-19 season.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas athletics department celebrated its sixth annual end of the year banquet on Sunday, May 5, at the Hagger University Center. Each coach from the 15 NCAA affiliated programs took a moment to speak on behalf of their program, as well as recognize those that received postseason achievements highlighted by each team’s Most Valuable Player (Listed at bottom).
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas has announced Bri Calver as the next head women’s basketball coach. She is the 16th person to be named at the helm for the program and has accepted her first head coaching appointment after spending the past six seasons as an assistant at two NCAA Division III schools (three seasons apiece).
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its 11th annual winter All-Sportsmanship teams. A total of 32 student-athletes were selected to the 2018-19 squad in the sports of men's basketball, women's basketball, men's swimming and diving and women's swimming and diving.
UNIONTOWN, PA - The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) announced its Women’s Basketball All-Americans on Wednesday. Vanessa Diaz (San Antonio, Texas) of Dallas women’s basketball team was selected to the Women’s Division II Second Team.
SEGUIN, Texas - On Saturday, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) released the All-Conference Basketball Voting for the 2018-19 regular season. In exclusive all-conference voting by the head coaches of the league, Vanessa Diaz (San Antonio, Texas) was selected All-SCAC Honorable Mention.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The University of Dallas women's basketball team fell to Trinity University 94-60 on Saturday evening. The Crusaders (2-23, 1-15 SCAC) shot 76.9 percent (10-13) from the free throw line, but Trinity (21-4, 14-2) forced 25 turnovers. The Tigers went on to score 30 points off of these turnovers. TU also won the battle in the paint scoring 44 points in that area.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women?s basketball team fell to Texas Lutheran University 79-36 on Friday night. The Crusaders (2-20, 1-12 SCAC) were within 10 points at the half (34-24) but were outscored 45-12 in the second half. TLU (15-7, 11-2 SCAC) was led by Abby Hroch who finished with 15 points and seven rebounds. The Bulldogs shot 31-72 (43.1 percent) and got 43 points from the bench to grab the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) victory.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team was edged by Centenary College 64-55 on Tuesday evening. The Crusaders (2-19, 1-11 SCAC) dominated the paint as they grabbed 34 points in this area but were held to 1-17 from behind the arc. Dallas was also unable to knock down free throws down the stretch with the game close. Centenary finished 15-27 from the charity stripe in the fourth quarter, while UD went 7-15. The Ladies (6-15, 4-8 SCAC) had a solid outing from Savanah Doty, who had 20 points going 6-8 from three-point range, to grab the road win.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team began February with a 51-36 win over Southwestern Adventist University on Saturday evening. The Crusaders (2-18) scored 28 points in the paint as three different Crusaders reached double-figures in points. UD held SWAU (4-13) to a 1-17 (20.6 percent) mark from three-point range and a 20.6 percent (14-68) from the field to grab the home victory.
SHERMAN, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team was defeated by the ‘Roos of Austin College 80-41 on Tuesday. The ‘Roos (16-3, 9-1 SCAC) dominated all assets of the game except field goal and three-point percentage. The Crusaders (1-18, 1-10 SCAC) won that effort shotting 17-40 (42.5 percent) from the field and 5-14 (35.7 percent) from behind the arc but were unable to avoid mental mistakes. AC forced 32 turnovers converting 39 of its points off of these mishaps. AC stayed atop the SCAC standings commanding the paint, scoring 44 points in this area. AC also won the rebound battle 40-32 including 17 on the offensive side of the ball.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) action to Johnson & Wales University (CO) on Saturday afternoon. The Crusaders (1-17, 1-9 SCAC) outshot the Wildcats on the day from the field (42.9 percent) and from the free throw line (60 percent), but UD turned the ball over 27 times to lead to 23 JWU points off of turnovers. JWU (2-15, 1-10 SCAC) also outscored Dallas 18-6 in the third period to overcome the early deficit. Dallas stormed back in the fourth, but JWU was able to hold on for the narrow victory.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Colorado College 75-57 on Friday night in a game that saw 43 total fouls. The Crusaders (1-16, 1-8 SCAC) shot poorly from the free throw line shooting 17-35 (48.6 percent), but outscored the Tigers 25-20 in the third quarter to cut the game to nine points (55-41). CC (9-10, 6-5 SCAC) completed the fourth quarter strong outscoring UD 20-16 to take the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) victory.