2016-17 Women's Basketball News

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    February 21, 2017
    Poets top Leopards on Senior Night First year Head Coach Roy Dow completed his first season at the helm of the Whittier College Women’s Basketball program and ended the 2016-17 season in impressive fashion edging the University of La Verne 76-66 on the road, spoiling their senior night.
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    February 18, 2017
    Seniors sent off with OT win over Redlands The five seniors for the Whittier College Women’s Basketball team were sent off in impressive fashion Saturday night as the Purple & Gold prevailed 76-70 in overtime to top the No. 4 ranked Uni. of Redlands inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
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    February 15, 2017
    Poets fall in OT to top ranked Chapman It came down to extra time Wednesday night as the Whittier College Women’s Basketball team was unable to pull off what would have been the biggest upset of the season as they fell 80-74 to Chapman University.
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    February 11, 2017
    Poets earn big win on the road over Sagehens The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team earned a big win Saturday evening as they pulled off the 73-49 victory over Pomona-Pitzer that keeps them in the hunt for a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Post Season Berth.
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    February 08, 2017
    Poets put together strong showing on the road against CMS The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team put together a strong showing against Claremont-M-S Tuesday night but couldn’t pull off the road win as they fell 61-48.
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    February 01, 2017
    Poets outsized by Regals 69-44 The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team faced a tough test at home Wednesday evening as they were outsized in a 69-44 loss to Cal Lutheran University.
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    January 28, 2017
    Poets stun Oxy on the road 59-56 The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team pulled off what was perhaps their biggest win on the season Saturday night as they stunned Occidental College on the road 59-56 inside Rush Gymnasium.
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    January 25, 2017
    Poets pull away late in 78-54 win over Sagehens The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team had a big second half Wednesday evening as they pulled away late to dismiss the Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer 78-54.
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    January 21, 2017
    Poets can’t hold early lead in 71-59 loss to Chapman The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team held a slight lead early Saturday afternoon but couldn’t hold on as they fell 71-59 to Chapman University.
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    January 18, 2017
    Poets fall on final basket 49-47 to Redlands Following a big win over La Verne last Saturday, the Whittier College Women’s Basketball team looked to continue moving up in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Standings Wednesday evening but were edged 49-47 by the University of Redlands.
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    January 14, 2017
    Poets dominate La Verne 66-46 The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team dominated the competition Saturday evening as they cruised past the University of La Verne 66-46 inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
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    January 11, 2017
    Cali Cubel pours in game high 16 points in loss to Tigers The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team suffered another tight loss at home Wednesday evening as they fell 66-61 to Occidental College inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
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    January 07, 2017
    Poets fall on the road to Regals 70-55 Head Coach Roy Dow made his return to Cal Lutheran University after his six years at the helm of the Regal program Saturday in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) showdown.
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    January 02, 2017
    Whittier opens up 2017 with win over Caltech The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team opened up the New Year Monday evening with a win at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) 74-60.
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    December 31, 2016
    Poets close out 2016 with loss to Athenas 59-43 The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team closed out 2016 Saturday evening in the Graham Athletic Center in a big Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) match-up with Claremont-M-S but fell short 59-43.
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    December 29, 2016
    Poets hold on for big win over Whitworth The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team ended their five game losing skid Thursday afternoon inside of the Graham Athletic Center as they pulled off a big 67-62 win over Whitworth University.
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    December 27, 2016
    Whittier opens P & G Poet Classic with loss to Banana Slugs The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team opened up the 2016 Purple & Gold Poet Classic Tuesday evening inside of the Graham Athletic Center falling to UC Santa Cruz 69-56.
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    December 22, 2016
    Poets open road trip with 66-48 loss to Northwestern (MN) The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team opened up their road trip Wednesday evening in Santa Cruz, Calif. as they took part in the Santa Cruz Invitational. The Poets opened up against Northwestern (MN) but came up short 66-48.
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    December 22, 2016
    Women’s Basketball wraps up road trip with loss to UC Santa Cruz The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team wrapped up their two game road trip Thursday as they fell 63-52 to UC Santa Cruz at Kaiser Permanente Arena.
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    December 13, 2016
    Women’s Basketball: Part 2 – The Schedule The Whittier College Women’s Basketball Team is excited to announce an exhibition contest this Friday, December 16 at 7:00 pm against CETYS Universidad. Per NCAA rules Division III institutions are allowed an international exhibition contest that is exempted from counting against the usual allotment of scrimmages, exhibitions and games.
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    December 09, 2016
    Poets drop two to Willamette and No. 15 George Fox After a win over Caltech last week to open Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) play, the Whittier College Women’s Basketball team took to Oregon for a pair of non-conference games.
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    December 03, 2016
    Poets edge Caltech in SCIAC Opener The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team opened up Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) play Saturday night and came away with a one-point victory 51-50 inside of the Graham Athletic Center over the California Institute of Technology.
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    November 28, 2016
    Poets faceoff against Div. I Cal State Fullerton The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team faced a tough test Monday evening as they took on Division I Cal State Fullerton at Titan Gymnasium.
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    November 20, 2016
    Poets face tough test with Rochester Institute The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team wrapped up the Occidental College Tournament Sunday afternoon but ran into a tough test with Rochester Institute falling 91-47.
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    November 19, 2016
    Poets battle Linfield at Oxy Tournament The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team got their 2016-17 season underway Saturday afternoon as they took on Linfield College during the Occidental College Tournament.
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    November 17, 2016
    Women’s Basketball Season Preview: Part 1 - The Players This Saturday the Whittier College Women’s Basketball Team opens its 2016-17 season with not only new leadership but an entirely new outlook while building daily upon a culture of work, accountability and improvement.
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    November 01, 2016
    Women’s Basketball releases 2016-17 Schedule Whittier College Women’s Basketball Head Coach Roy Dow officially announced his 2016-17 schedule Tuesday.
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    September 27, 2016
    Women’s Basketball to host Elite Camps The Whittier College Women's Basketball team is set to host their first annual Elite Camp, open to all rising high school student-athletes.