May 20, 2011
Merlino and Myrick named All-Americans by NSCA
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recently awarded Tina Merlino and Riley Myrick with its annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year award – recognizing the student athletes’ dedication to strength training and conditioning.
March 4, 2011
Zilbert caps career with fourth selection on the All-SCIAC team
Kourtney Zilbert capped her four-year career with the Whittier women’s basketball team with her fourth appearance on the All-SCIAC team as announced by the conference office earlier today.
February 22, 2011
Whittier falls to Cal Lutheran in season finale
The Whittier women’s basketball team lost its third straight game on Tuesday night as its season official ended with an 89-46 loss to Cal Lutheran at Gilbert Arena.
February 20, 2011
Whittier eliminated from playoff contention with loss to La Verne
It was a game they had to have but the Poets came short as La Verne ended the Whittier women’s basketball teams’ shot at the conference postseason playoffs with a 71-55 win on Saturday night at the Graham Athletics Center.
February 17, 2011
Poets struggle from the field, fall to Occidental
The Whittier women’s basketball team shot a mere 27 percent and was outscored 46-19 in the second half as Occidental locked up a SCIAC postseason tournament berth with a 76-41 win over the Poets at Rush Gymnasium on Thursday night.
February 12, 2011
Poets stay alive in SCIAC race with win over Caltech
The Whittier women’s basketball team kept its fate in its own hands on Saturday night as they held off Caltech, 61-52, at the Braun Athletic Center to earn the season sweep of the Beavers.
February 10, 2011
Poets' hot hand from deep overshadowed in loss to Redlands
The Poets tied a season-high with eight made three pointers but were outrebounded 46-32 and managed a mere 30 percent effort from the floor as Redlands defeated Whittier, 79-59, on Thursday night at the Graham Athletics Center.
February 5, 2011
Whittier drops Sagehens in conference action, 63-58
Brittany Aranda and Kourtney Zilbert each scored 15 points as they led the Whittier women’s basketball team to a 63-58 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday night at the Graham Athletics Center.
February 3, 2011
Season-high in points not enough in loss to Athenas
Whittier matched a season-high by scoring 82 points but couldn’t find the solution to Claremont-M-S’ 50 percent effort from the field as the Athenas held off a late charge by the Poets, 89-82, on Thursday night.
February 2, 2011
WCPoets.com to broadcast four basketball games
WCPoets.com is pleased to announce the return of the ‘Game of the Week’ live video feeds beginning Wednesday, February 9, with the men’s basketball team hosting Redlands at 7:30 pm.
January 29, 2011
Whittier ends skid with rout of Caltech
All 10 players who entered the game scored and the Poets never trailed as the Whittier women’s basketball team rolled to a 71-31 win over Caltech on Saturday night at the Graham Athletics Center.
January 27, 2011
Regals hand Poets second straight conference loss
The Whittier women’s basketball team was held to a season-low 40 points on Thursday evening as Cal Lutheran handed the Poets their second straight SCIAC loss, 64-40, at the Graham Athletics Center.
January 22, 2011
Whittier struggles in road loss to Redlands
Saturday was not the Poets’ night as Redlands ended the Whittier women’s basketball team’s three-game win streak with a 75-43 win at Currier Gymnasium in SCIAC action.
January 20, 2011
Poets knock off Occidental in overtime, 64-61
Keimi Lew went 4-for-4 from the foul line in the final minute and Monica Salazar knocked down the game winning three-pointer with two seconds left as the Poets defeated Occidental on Thursday night, 64-61, at the Graham Athletics Center.
January 15, 2011
Whittier slows down Athenas for conference win
A mixture of zone and man-to-man was the right recipe for the Whittier College women’s basketball team as it knocked off Claremont-M-S, 73-58, on Saturday evening at the Graham Athletics Center.
January 13, 2011
Zilbert and Salazar power Poets past Sagehens
The Whittier College women’s basketball team got back in the column on Thursday evening with a 67-58 win over Pomona-Pitzer in conference action at the Rains Center.
January 8, 2011
Whittier falls on the road to La Verne in SCIAC opener
Monica Salazar scored a game-high 19 points and Kourtney Zilbert recorded a double-double but it wasn’t enough as the Leopards held off the Poets in the SCIAC opener, 61-52, on Saturday night.
January 4, 2011
Second half surge lifts Poets past Penn St.-Beaver
The Whittier women’s basketball team outscored Penn St.-Beaver 44-24 in the second half to erase an eight-point halftime deficit en route to a 69-57 win on Tuesday afternoon at Dave Jacobs Court.
January 3, 2011
Poets back to winning ways with strong defensive performance
Four Poets hit double figures and the team created 27 Alma turnovers as the Whittier women’s basketball team held off the Lady Scots 63-56 on the first day of the Purple & Gold Poet Classic.
December 29, 2010
Poets drop second straight at home to Webster (Mo.)
The Whittier College women’s basketball team ended the 2010 portion of its schedule with a tough 55-47 loss to Webster (Mo.) on Wednesday afternoon at the Graham Athletics Center.
December 18, 2010
Whittier's win streak snapped, fall to Pacific 70-58
The Whittier College women’s basketball team got down and early and couldn’t recover as Pacific (Ore.) ended the Poets’ four-game win streak, 70-58, on Saturday night at the Graham Athletics Center.
December 13, 2010
Game time against Webster changed to 3 pm
The Whittier College women’s basketball team has changed the start time for its December 29 game against Webster to 3 pm.
December 12, 2010
Whittier holds off Banana Slugs for fourth straight win
The home stand continues to treat the Poets’ women’s basketball team well as they won their fourth straight game at Dave Jacobs with a 71-64 win over UC Santa Cruz on Sunday night.
December 10, 2010
Poets control paint, game, in 15-point win over Whitworth
Whittier controlled the paint and put together its best all-around performance of the season in a 76-61 win over Whitworth University on Friday night at Dave Jacobs Court.
December 4, 2010
Defense leads to 62-35 rout of La Sierra
Whittier’s defense came away with 14 steals and forced 24 turnovers as the women’s basketball team rolled to at 62-35 victory of La Sierra on Saturday night at the Graham Athletics Center.
November 23, 2010
Zilbert hits milestone as Poets roll past Pacific Union
Tuesday was a banner night for senior Kourtney Zilbert as her 23 points put her over the career 1000-point plateau and helped the Poets earn their first win of the season.
November 20, 2010
Whittier falls to UPS on Day 2 of the Bon Appetit Tournament
It was another tough night from the field for the Poets as they shot just 29 percent for the game in a 76-44 loss to Puget Sound on Saturday night at Pamplin Sports Complex in the final day of the Bon Appétit Tournament.
November 19, 2010
Poets struggle in second half, fall to Lewis & Clark
It was a second half the Poets will hope to soon forget as they managed just three field goals and were outscored 47-13 as Lewis & Clark defeated Whittier, 73-43, on Friday evening at the Pamplin Sports Complex.
November 15, 2010
Whittier drops season opener to No. 13 Biola
Tina Merlino, Bianca Mitchell and Alex Coon all scored eight points but it was Biola University who earned the win on Monday evening at Chase Gymnasium.
November 10, 2010
YouTube Preview: 2010-11 Women's Basketball
Head coach Brad Durchslag joined WCPoets.com to talk about senior leadership, how his team has come together and the Poets' expectations.
November 3, 2010
Poets open season with exhibition game against Cal St. L.A.
The Whittier College women’s basketball team opened the 2010-11 season with a road tilt against Division II California State University, Los Angeles on Tuesday evening in the Poets’ lone exhibition game before the start of the regular season.
October 4, 2010
Whittier releases 2010-11 women's hoops schedule
The Whittier College womens basketball team will play eight of its 11 non-conference games at the friendly confines of Dave Jacobs Court as announced by head coach Brad Durchslag earlier today.