2014-15 Eastern Washington Women's Basketball News

June 26, 2015
Women’s Basketball Player Melissa Williams and Track & Field Standout Jordan Arakawa Win Scholar-Athlete Awards from Big Sky Conference
A pair of recent graduates with degrees in biology – women’s basketball player Melissa Williams and track and field standout Jordan Arakawa -- have been selected as Eastern Washington University’s recipients of the Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award for the 2014-15 school year. Williams is a 2011 graduate of Camas (Wash.) High School and Arakawa graduated in 2010 from Capital HS in Olympia, Wash.

June 15, 2015
@EWUWBB Adds Four For 2015-16 Season
One junior college standout and three high school graduates will join the Eagles for the 2015-16 season

May 20, 2015
@EWUAthletics Sees Three Programs Earn NCAA APR Public Recognition
EWU women’s teams in the sports of basketball, cross country and golf have been honored by the NCAA with Academic Progress Rate (APR) Public Recognition

April 30, 2015
@EWUWBB’s 2014-15 Campaign Was One For The Record Books
The Eagles won 21 games, the most since the 1983-84 season, and secured the program's first-ever postseason win, beating Washington State in the first round of the WNIT

April 24, 2015
Big Sky Conference Basketball Tournaments Headed to Reno
The “Biggest Little City in the World” will get a little larger next March when the Big Sky Conference comes to town. Eastern Washington University and the other 11 league members will compete at the Reno Events Center next March for the league’s season-ending tournaments, the Big Sky and the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority announced Friday (April 24).

April 3, 2015
Hodgins, Osborn Named April Scholar-Athletes Of The Month
Women's Basketball's Delaney Hodgins and Track and Field's Trenton Osborn are Eastern Washington University Athletics' April Scholar-Athletes

March 24, 2015
Eagles’ Season Comes To An End In Second Round Of WNIT
Senior Lexie Nelson led EWU with 12 points Monday night, Mar. 23, and ends her career atop Eastern's three-pointers list with 204 made triples

March 21, 2015
@EWUWBB Looks To Set Wins Record In WNIT Second-Round Tilt At Sacramento State Monday
The Eagles and the Hornets will square off for the third time this season Monday night, Mar. 23, in a WNIT second round game at 7 p.m. PT

March 19, 2015
Women’s Basketball Defeats Washington State in WNIT For First Postseason Win in School History
The Eastern Washington women's basketball team earned its first postseason win by defeating Washington State in the final seconds of the game

March 18, 2015
Hodgins, Jois Named March Scholar-Athletes Of The Month
Women’s Basketball's Hayley Hodgins and Men’s Basketball's Venky Jois have been selected by the Eastern Washington University Athletics Department as its March Scholar-Athletes of the Month

March 16, 2015
@EWUWBB Accepts WNIT Bid, Will Play At Washington State This Wednesday
The Eagles and the Cougars will meet for the first time since 2007 in the opening round of the WNIT this Wednesday, Mar. 18

March 13, 2015
Valiant Comeback Effort Comes Up Just Short As Eastern Falls To Montana In Big Sky Tournament Semifinal
Sophomore Marly Anderson set a new career high with 10 points Friday, Mar. 13

March 11, 2015
EWU Earns 20th Win, Cruises Past Northern Arizona Into Semifinals Of Big Sky Tournament
The Eagles will play the winner of Montana-Idaho State in one of two semifinal games this Friday, Mar. 13, at 12:30 p.m. PT

March 10, 2015
All Five @EWUWBB Starters Receive Awards From The Big Sky
Hayley Hodgins earned First Team All-Big Sky honors while Delaney Hodgins was named the league's Outstanding Freshman

March 9, 2015
@EWUWBB Eyes Win No. 20, Opens Big Sky Tournament Play Against Northern Arizona Wednesday
The Eagles and the Lumberjacks will meet in a first round game this Wednesday, Mar. 11, at 4:30 p.m. PT in Missoula, Mont.

March 7, 2015
Hayley Hodgins Scores Game-Winner With Three Seconds Left, Lifts Eagles To Win Over Weber State On Senior Day
Senior Lexie Nelson was honored before today's game along with fellow senior Melissa Williams and junior Miranda Mielke

March 6, 2015
@EWUWBB Says Goodbye To Seniors In Final Home Game Saturday
Eastern and Weber State will square off at Reese Court tomorrow, Mar. 7, at 2 p.m. PT while seniors Lexie Nelson and Melissa Williams will be honored beforehand

March 5, 2015
Eastern Fends Off Late Charge To Top Visiting Idaho State
Junior Hayley Hodgins scored a team-high 19 points Thursday night, moving into the top 10 on Eastern's career scoring list

March 2, 2015
@EWUWBB Opens Final Home Stand Against Idaho State Thursday
The Eagles and the Bengals will face off Thursday night, Mar. 5, at Reese Court at 6 p.m. PT

February 28, 2015
Fast Start Not Enough As EWU Comes Up Short At Montana
Freshman Delaney Hodgins registered a season-high 19 points Saturday afternoon to lead the Eagles

February 27, 2015
High-Stakes Contest Awaits @EWUWBB Saturday Against Montana
The Eagles and the Lady Griz will square off Saturday, Feb. 28, at 1 p.m. PT

February 26, 2015
Eagles’ Furious Rally Comes Up Just Short, Have Six-Game Winning Streak Snapped
Senior Melissa Williams pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds Thursday night, adding 16 points to record her fourth straight double-double

February 23, 2015
Williams Named Co-Big Sky Player Of The Week
Melissa Williams averaged 14.5 points and 10.0 rebounds in Eastern's two games this past week, registering double-doubles in both outings

February 23, 2015
Final Road Trip Of The Season For @EWUWBB Begins At Montana State Thursday
The Eagles take on the Bobcats this Thursday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m. PT in Bozeman, Mont.

February 21, 2015
Defense, Double-Double From Williams See Eastern Roll Past Northern Arizona
Melissa Williams finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds Saturday afternoon, becoming the winningest player under head coach Wendy Schuller with 68 career victories

February 20, 2015
Balanced Scoring Effort Propels EWU To Fifth Straight Win
Junior Hayley Hodgins led five Eagles in double figures with a game-high 19 points Thursday, Feb. 19

February 20, 2015
@EWUWBB Hosts Northern Arizona On Saturday In Quest For Sixth Consecutive Win
The Eagles and the Lumberjacks will square off tomorrow, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. PT at Reese Court

February 16, 2015
@EWUWBB Goes For Fifth Straight Win, Faces Southern Utah At Reese Court Thursday
The Eagles will square off with the Thunderbirds Thursday night, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. PT

February 14, 2015
Eagles Secure Dam Cup Trophy With Road Win Over Portland State
Eastern led for the final 37 minutes en route to claiming the Dam Cup with a convincing victory over the Vikings Saturday afternoon

February 13, 2015
Hayley Hodgins Scores 1,000th Point, Eastern Comes From Behind To Top Sacramento State
Hayley Hodgins recorded her first career double-double with a game-high 27 points and 10 rebounds Thursday night

February 13, 2015
Road Game At Dam Cup Rival Portland State Up Next For @EWUWBB
The Eagles and the Vikings will square off Saturday afternoon, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. PT in Portland, Ore.

February 10, 2015
@EWUWBB Trips To California For Rematch With Sacramento State Thursday Night
The Eagles square off against the Hornets this Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. PT

February 7, 2015
EWU Runs Away From Montana State In Second Half, Completes Weekend Sweep
Senior Lexie Nelson scored all 14 of her points in the second half of Saturday's win over the Bobcats, knocking down four three-pointers.

February 6, 2015
@EWUWBB Goes For Weekend Sweep, Takes On Montana State Saturday Afternoon
The Eagles will face the Bobcats on Saturday, Feb. 7, at Reese Court at 2 p.m. PT

February 6, 2015
Eagles Earn Hard-Fought Win, Top Big Sky-Leading Montana
Sophomore Jade Redmon finished with 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists Thursday night as Eastern defeated the Lady Griz

February 5, 2015
Nelson, Harvey Named February Scholar-Athletes Of The Month
Women's Basketball's Lexie Nelson and Men's Basketball's Tyler Harvey have been selected by the Eastern Washington University Athletics Department as its February Scholar-Athletes of the Month

February 2, 2015
@EWUWBB Hosts Big Sky-Leading Montana Thursday Night
The Eagles take on the Lady Griz this Thursday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. PT at Reese Court

January 31, 2015
Eastern Unable To Overcome Cold Shooting Night, Suffer Setback At Idaho
Junior Hayley Hodgins led the Eagles with 20 points Saturday afternoon, knocking down three three-pointers

January 25, 2015
@EWUWBB Concludes Three-Game Road Swing At Idaho Saturday Afternoon
The Eagles and the Vandals will square off in Moscow, Idaho, this Saturday, Jan. 31, at 2 p.m. PT

January 24, 2015
Big Games From Nelson, Redmon Not Enough As EWU Falls At North Dakota
Senior Lexie Nelson and sophomore Jade Redmon combined to score 47 points Saturday afternoon, but North Dakota shot 53.3 percent from the field

January 23, 2015
@EWUWBB's Lexie Nelson Selected As Candidate For 2015 Senior CLASS Award
Nelson is one of 30 women's basketball seniors named to the prestigious list of candidates, as announced by the organization Friday, Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
@EWUWBB Continues Road Swing With Saturday Matinee At North Dakota
Eastern and UND will square off at 12 p.m. PT Saturday, Jan. 24, in Grand Forks, N.D.

January 22, 2015
Eagles Fall Victim To Late Run, Drop Road Contest At Northern Colorado
Freshman Delaney Hodgins led Eastern with 13 points Thursday night, adding six rebounds and one blocked shot

January 19, 2015
@EWUWBB Opens Three-Game Road Swing At Northern Colorado Thursday Night
The Eagles will face the Bears in Greeley, Colo., this Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. PT

January 17, 2015
Eastern Sees Seven-Game Win Streak Snapped, Falls To Sacramento State
Junior Hayley Hodgins led all players with 27 points Saturday

January 16, 2015
In Quest For Eighth Straight Win, @EWUWBB Hosts Streaking Sacramento State In Saturday Matinee
The Eagles and the Hornets will square off tomorrow, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. PT at Reese Court

January 15, 2015
EWU Wins Seventh Straight, Pours In 101 Points In Record-Breaking Win Over Portland State
Freshman Kiana Brown came off the bench to score a career-high 10 points as five Eagles scored in double figures Thursday, Jan. 15

January 12, 2015
@EWUWBB Goes For Seventh Straight Win Thursday Against Dam Cup Rival Portland State
The Eagles welcome the Vikings to Reese Court for a Big Sky Conference counter Thursday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. PT

January 10, 2015
Eagles Have Final Say In Game Of Runs, Top Idaho To Improve To 3-0 In Big Sky Play
Senior Melissa Williams notched her fifth double-double of the season Saturday, finishing with a team-high 15 points and 13 rebounds

January 7, 2015
Williams, Adams Named January Scholar-Athletes Of The Month
Women's Basketball's Melissa Williams and Football's Vernon Adams have been named Eastern's January Scholar-Athletes of the Month

January 6, 2015
@EWUWBB Opens Three-Game League Home Stand Versus Idaho Saturday Afternoon
The Eagles welcome the Vandals to Reese Court for a Saturday Big Sky Conference matinee at 2 p.m. PT

January 3, 2015
Eastern Completes Road Sweep With High-Scoring Win Over Idaho State
Junior Hayley Hodgins led all scorers with 24 points Saturday afternoon, going a perfect 4-of-4 from three-point range

January 2, 2015
@EWUWBB Concludes First Big Sky Road Trip At Idaho State
The Eagles will put their four-game winning streak on the line against the Bengals Saturday, Jan. 3, at 1 p.m. PT

January 1, 2015
Strong First Half Propels EWU To Road Win Over Weber State In Big Sky Opener
Senior Lexie Nelson led five Eagles in double figures with a game-high 16 points Thursday

December 22, 2014
Eagles Claim Gator Holiday Classic Title With Victory Over Florida
Eastern topped the host Gators, 67-56, Monday afternoon, becoming the first team other than Florida to win Gator Holiday Classic since 2009

December 21, 2014
Strong Defense Propels Eastern Past Georgia Southern, Into Championship Game At Gator Holiday Classic
EWU topped Georgia Southern, 55-42, Sunday afternoon and will now face Florida in the title game of the Gator Holiday Classic tomorrow, Dec. 22

December 19, 2014
@EWUWBB Travels To Sunshine State For Pair Of Games As Part Of Gator Holiday Classic
The Eagles will play their final nonconference games of the season this week, taking on Georgia Southern Sunday, Dec. 21, at 9 a.m. PT before playing either Florida or Southern

December 17, 2014
Second-Half Run Propels EWU To Victory Over Pilots
Sophomore Jade Redmon recorded her third career double-double Wednesday, finishing with 13 points and 10 rebounds

December 15, 2014
@EWUWBB Returns Home For Mid-Week Tilt Versus Portland
The Eagles welcome the Pilots to Reese Court Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 6 p.m. PT

December 14, 2014
Eagles Drop Road Contest To Hot-Shooting Boise State
Senior Lexie Nelson led four EWU players in double figures with 19 points Sunday, moving into 11th all-time on the career scoring list

December 13, 2014
@EWUWBB Takes Short Flight To Idaho's Capital For Sunday Matinee At Boise State
The Eagles will look to win its third straight game over the Broncos Sunday, Dec. 14, at 1 p.m. PT

December 12, 2014
Eagles Top Saint Martin's Behind Dominant Defensive Effort
Senior Lexie Nelson led all players with 23 points on the day, knocking down four three-pointers

December 9, 2014
Friday Visit From Saint Martin's Closes Out Three-Game Home Stand For @EWUWBB
The Eagles welcome the Saints to Reese Court for a nonconference game Friday, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m. PT

December 4, 2014
Buzzer-Beater Sees Eastern Lose Heartbreaker To Gonzaga
Junior Hayley Hodgins led the Eagles with 17 points, knocking down a season-high nine of her 10 free throw attempts Wednesday

December 2, 2014
Redmon, Hamlin Named December Scholar-Athletes Of The Month
Women’s Basketball's Jade Redmon and Football's Ronnie Hamlin have been named Scholar-Athletes of the Month for December

December 1, 2014
@EWUWBB Hosts Regional Rival Gonzaga In Mid-Week Matchup
The Eagles welcome the Bulldogs to Reese Court Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. PT

November 30, 2014
EWU Outlasts Central Washington As Nelson Reaches 1,000 Point Plateau
Nelson became the 16th player in Eastern Washington Women's Basketball history to record 1,000 career points Sunday night

November 26, 2014
@EWUWBB Opens Three-Game Homestand Sunday Against Central Washington
The Eagles welcome the Wildcats to Reese Court Sunday, Nov. 30, at 4:35 pm PT

November 25, 2014
Redmon Nets Co-Big Sky Player Of The Week Honors
Sophomore Jade Redmon recorded the first triple-double in EWU history and averaged 7.3 points, 7.0 rebounds and 6.7 assists this past week

November 24, 2014
Eagles Go Cold Late, Fall At Abilene Christian
Senior Lexie Nelson led all scorers with 20 points Monday night on 7-of-17 shooting

November 23, 2014
@EWUWBB Wraps Up Texas Trip With Game At Abilene Christian
The Eagles will square off with the Wildcats Monday, Nov. 24, at 5 p.m. PT

November 22, 2014
Eastern Unable To Overcome Early Deficit In Foul-Plagued Loss At SMU
Junior Hayley Hodgins led Eastern with 10 points on 4-of-11 shooting Saturday, her second straight double-figure scoring game

November 20, 2014
@EWUWBB Heads To Lone Star State For Game At SMU
The Eagles take on the Mustangs in Dallas, Texas, this Saturday, Nov. 22, at 12 p.m. PT

November 19, 2014
Redmon Makes History, EWU Leads From Start To Finish In Convincing Win Over Wichita State
Sophomore Jade Redmon finished with 10 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists Tuesday to become the first person, man or woman, in EWU history to record a triple-double

November 16, 2014
@EWUWBB Hosts Wichita State In 2014-15 Home Opener
Eastern welcomes the Shockers to Reese Court Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m.

November 14, 2014
Strong Second Half Propels Eagles To Road Victory Over Utah Valley
Senior Melissa Williams finished with a double-double behind an 18-point, 12-rebound effort Friday

November 12, 2014
@EWUWBB Inks Two On First Day Of Early Signing Period
Alissa Sealby and Amira Chandler, both of Wenatchee High School, signed National Letters of Intent with EWU Wednesday

November 11, 2014
@EWUWBB Opens 2014-15 Campaign At Utah Valley
The Eagles will kick off their 2014-15 season with a road game at Utah Valley on Friday, Nov. 14, at 3:30 p.m. PT

October 30, 2014
Strong Second Half Propels Eastern To Victory In Lone Preseason Exhibition
Senior Lexie Nelson led all scorers with 22 points Thursday

October 29, 2014
Combination Of Experience, Talent Has @EWUWBB Poised For Successful Season
Fans will get their first look at the Eagles tomorrow, Oct. 30, when Central Methodist visits Reese Court for an exhibition contest at 6 p.m. PT

October 22, 2014
@EWUWBB Picked Third, Fifth in Big Sky Preseason Polls
Eastern received 117 points from the media and 76 points from the Big Sky coaches

October 20, 2014
Eagle Madness Relocated To Reese Court
Due to weather concerns, Eagle Madness, the official kickoff celebration for Eastern Washington University Men’s and Women’s Basketball, has been moved inside to Reese Court this Thursday, Oct. 23

October 15, 2014
Nelson, Hodgins Tabbed Preseason All-Big Sky By College Sports Madness
Nelson received preseason first team honors while Hodgins was tabbed as a second team selection

October 3, 2014
@EWUBB Begins Preparation For 2014-15 Campaign
The Eagles open practice this Sunday, Oct. 5

September 30, 2014
@EWUWBB Takes Part In Step UP For Down Syndrome Walk
The Eagles participated in the annual Step UP For Down Syndrome Walk Saturday, Sept. 20

September 23, 2014
Men’s And Women’s Basketball Season Tickets On Sale Now
Tickets start as low as $40 for EWU Women’s Basketball and $80 for EWU Men’s Basketball

September 18, 2014
@EWUWBB’s Melissa Williams Spends Summer On Mission Trip To Brazil
Williams and 13 other college students took part in Projeto Amar (Project Love) and helped put on a summer camp

September 2, 2014
@EWUWBB Announces 2014-15 Schedule
Tilts with nine teams that qualified for postseason play a year ago and 14 games at Reese Court highlight the Eagles' 2014-15 slate

July 23, 2014
@EWUWBB Ranks Second Nationally On WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll
For the13th time in program history, the Eastern Washington women’s basketball finds itself among the nation’s elite in the classroom, ranking second in the 2014 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll, the organization announced Thursday, July 24

July 7, 2014
Earl Joins @EWUWBB Coaching Staff
Eastern Washington University Women’s Basketball head coach Wendy Schuller announced the hiring of Alex Earl as assistant coach Monday, July 7

April 23, 2014
48 Selected to Winter All-Academic Team
A total of 48 Eastern Washington University student-athletes have been honored on the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team for winter quarter 2015.

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