GEORGETOWN, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team suffered a 65-22 loss to Southwestern University on Saturday. The Pirates (7-10, 4-2 SCAC) outscored the Crusaders 24-2 in the first quarter and never looked back. SU outbattled Dallas on the boards 50-25 and forced UD to cough the ball up 22 times. Dallas (1-15, 1-7 SCAC) shot well from the free throw line shooting 12-18 (66.7 percent) but were unable to find any traction from the field in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) contest.
SEGUIN, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Texas Lutheran University 83-36 on Friday evening. The Crusaders (1-14, 1-6 SCAC) were held to just 10 points in the first half. TLU (11-7, 7-2 SCAC) used a 48-10 lead at the midway point and a 49.2 field goal percentage in the game to cruise to victory.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Southwestern University 55-38 on Saturday. The Crusaders (1-13, 1-5 SCAC) stumbled early and fell to a 21-9 deficit after one frame. After this mark, UD kept up with the Pirates attack down the stretch, but could not overcome the first quarter setback.
DALLAS, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Dallas Christian College 71-63 in overtime on Tuesday. The Crusaders (1-12, 1-4 SCAC) led the game the whole way up until the last 10 seconds of regulation. A late three by Trish Daily tied the game at 58 with just 10 seconds left in regulation. Both teams missed crucial free throws down the stretch to take the game to overtime. Dallas Christian (6-7) outscored UD 13-5 in the overtime period to take the season-sweep.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team lost to Trinity University 89-51 on Friday. The Crusaders (1-11, 1-4 SCAC) made six of their first seven shots to keep up with the Tigers in the first quarter. UD was only down three (21-18) after one frame, but Dallas lost momentum when they are were held to just two points in the second period. Trinity (9-3, 3-0 SCAC) went for 29 points in the third to put things out of reach.
DENVER, Colo. – The University of Dallas women’s basketball team grabbed its first win on the season beating Johnson & Wales University 76-72 on Sunday afternoon. The Crusaders (1-10, 1-3 SCAC) had five players reach double-figures in points. Dallas scored its most points in a quarter on the season in the first two periods, notching 21 in both frames to open up a considerable lead. JWU (0-10, 0-5 SCAC) made it close down the stretch outscoring UD 29-19 in the final quarter, but UD made key free throws late to secure the tight conference win.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team dropped its first game after Christmas break 74-45 to Colorado College. The Crusaders (0-10, 0-3 SCAC) were led by Vanessa Diaz (San Antonio, Texas) and Taylor Jobe (Queen Creek, Ariz.) who had 13 and 10 points, respectively. The Tigers (6-6, 3-1 SCAC) won the rebound battle 51-31 and took advantage of 18 UD turnovers, including 24 points off of turnovers to take the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference victory.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team dropped its second conference game on the season 78-56 to No. 25 Austin College. The Crusaders (0-9, 0-2 SCAC) were led by Tiffani Lowe (San Francisco, Calif.) who had a career-best 18 points. A rough second quarter for Dallas, who only found eight points in that frame, led to a hard test to keep up with the top team in the conference.
SHREVEPORT, La. – The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell in its first Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference contest of the season to Centenary College 76-55. The Crusaders (0-8, 0-1 SCAC) were only down five points heading into the final period, but a 24-8 Ladies rout in the fourth put an end to any chance for Dallas. The Ladies (3-6, 1-0 SCAC) drilled five of its seven three pointers in the second half. Darelzray Bellard made all four of her three-pointers in the third quarter to keep a lead over UD. Centenary went 10-15 (66.7 percent) in the fourth quarter and grabbed 14 rebounds to pull away for the win.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Hendrix College (AR) 64-45 on Friday evening. Hendrix (6-2) exploded in the second quarter as they outscored the Crusaders 21-4. HC went on to take care of business down the stretch. Dallas (0-7) scored 16 points in both the third and fourth period, but were unable to overcome the early deficit.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Millsaps College (MS) 65-54. The Crusaders (0-6) were led by Tiffani Lowe (San Francisco, Calif.) who notched a career-high 12 points. Dallas was only down three at half, but a 16-5 spread in the 3rd quarter in favor of the Majors expanded the lead to 51-37. UD outscored Millsaps in fourth period 17-14, but were unable to complete the comeback.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team came up just short vs. Dallas Christian College 69-66. A productive night from Shabria Walters and Trish Daily helped Dallas Christian get past UD with 20 and 18 points, respectively. Vanessa Diaz (San Antonio, Texas) had a season-best 21 points and gathered her second double-double on the season grabbing 13 boards. Dallas shot a season-best 24-62 (38.7%) from the floor but dropped a nail-bitter.
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Pomona-Pitzer College 66-37 in a neutral site game played at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College in the David Wells Classic. The Crusaders (0-4) won the rebound battle 42-36, but the Sagehens forced 17 UD turnovers which led to 19 points off of turnovers. Dallas had another poor shooting night from the field, shooting 12 for 57 (21.1%). Madison Quan and Cameron Edward made a big impact off the bench as Pomona-Pitzer (3-2) had 42 bench points on the night to secure the win.
CLAREMONT, Calif. – The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College 58-24 on Friday evening. UD forced 23 turnovers with 14 steals, as Taylor Jobe (Queen Creek, Ariz.) led Dallas with four and Breonna Cannon (Fort Worth, Texas) grabbed three. The Crusaders (0-3) were held to shooting 5 for 40 (12.5 %) from the field. This included only one jumper made in the 4th quarter, which was made by Vanessa Diaz (San Antonio, Texas) at the 1:34 mark. Dallas was held to eight points in that final period.
PASADENA, Calif. - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team dropped its opening game on the California trip 68-49 to Cal. Institute for Tech (CA). The Crusaders (0-2) fell behind 24-10 in the opening quarter. Dallas used an 8-0 run to get within nine at half-time. Cal. Tech (2-0) pulled away in the fourth outscoring the Crusaders 21-12, including a 12-0 run at one point to secure the victory. The Beavers converted 20 points off of 22 Dallas turnovers in the game.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to the University of St. Thomas (TX) 77-59 on Friday evening. The Crusaders (0-1) out-rebounded the Celts 55-43, with UD grabbing 24 offensive boards leading to 14 second chance points for the Crusaders. 26 fastbreak points with 14 coming in the second half helped St. Thomas (1-1) pull away and into the win-column.