2017-18 Whittier College Women's Basketball News

  • Monica Hanna named 2nd Team All-SCIAC
    February 23, 2018
    Junior center Monica Hanna (Bellflower, Calif.) has been named 2nd Team All-SCIAC announced by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) office Thursday.
  • Women’s Basketball to host Skill Clinics with GPA
    February 21, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team is set to host three skill clinics coming up over the next few weeks on February 25, March 4, and March 11 inside of the Graham Athletic Center on the campus of Whittier College.
  • Poets see season end in loss to Athenas
    February 14, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball 2017-18 season came to a close Wednesday night as they fell 69-42 to Claremont-M-S seeing their quest for a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Post Season berth end.
  • Poets pick up huge win over Oxy on the road
    February 10, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team needed a win Saturday afternoon to remain in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Post-Season Tournament contention and did just that as they pulled off a huge 61-55 road win over the Occidental College Tigers.
  • Poets threaten Chapman in home finale
    February 07, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team threatened the undefeated Chapman University Panthers Wednesday night inside of the Graham Athletic Center but couldn’t pull off the win as they fell 59-50.
  • Poets send off Emilee Dy with win over La Verne 85-73
    February 03, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team recognized Emilee Dy (Chino Hills, Calif.) as their lone Senior Saturday night and sent her off with an impressive win over the University of La Verne 85-73.
  • Poets let Regals comeback in 79-73 loss
    January 31, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team played the Regals of Cal Lutheran University tight Wednesday night on the road but couldn’t complete the win as they fell 79-73.
  • Poets look strong in 101-98 win over Kingsmen
    January 31, 2018
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team continues to look strong following a 101-98 victory over Cal Lutheran University Wednesday night inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Poets drop tough match-up with Redlands 61-45
    January 27, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team saw their two-game winning streak come to a close Saturday night inside of the Graham Athletic Center as they dropped a tough 61-45 match-up with the University of Redlands.
  • Poets make statement in 75-52 win over Caltech
    January 24, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team made a statement Wednesday night inside of the Graham Athletic Center as they rolled Caltech 75-52 winning their second straight Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) game.
  • Poets hold off Sagehens 60-57
    January 20, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team ended their three-game losing streak Saturday afternoon inside of Voelkel Gymnasium holding off Pomona-Pitzer 60-57.
  • Poets fall in nail biter 62-51 to Athenas
    January 17, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team was minutes away from picking up their second biggest win in 2018 as they let a fourth quarter lead slip away to the Athenas of Claremont-M-S 62-51.
  • Poets suffer tough loss to Chapman 80-54
    January 10, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team suffered a tough loss on the road Wednesday night within Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) action to Chapman University 80-54.
  • Poets edged 55-53 by Occidental
    January 06, 2018
    In a big Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) showdown Saturday night, the Whittier College Women’s Basketball team was edged 55-53 inside of the Graham Athletic Center by Occidental College.
  • Whittier dethrones Regals 76-66
    January 03, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team picked up their biggest win on the season Wednesday night inside of the Graham Athletic Center as they dethroned the Regals of Cal Lutheran University 76-66.
  • Poets close out 2017 with win over Lutes 56-48
    December 31, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team closed out 2017 in a big way Sunday afternoon earning a 56-48 victory over Northwest Conference foe Pacific Lutheran inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Turnovers prove costly in loss to Webster
    December 28, 2017
    Thirty-two turnovers by the Whittier College Women’s Basketball team proved the difference in Thursday night’s loss to Webster University as the Poets fell 63-43 on Dave Jacobs Court.
  • Whittier to close out 2017 with Webster and PLU
    December 26, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team and their young squad begin preparations for their final two non-conference opponents, Webster University and Pacific Lutheran.
  • Poets top Hiram in OT 60-57
    December 22, 2017
    It came down to extra time Friday night inside of the Hutton Sports Center as the Whittier College Women’s Basketball team came away with the 60-57 overtime win over Hiram College.
  • Whittier falls in West Region Showdown to No. 23 George Fox
    December 21, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team took part in a Division III West Region Showdown Thursday night with No. 23 George Fox University. They kept it close early but fell late to the Bruins 60-39 inside of the Hutton Sports Center.
  • Poets face tough match-up with CSU Bakersfield
    December 16, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team returned to non-conference action Saturday afternoon but had a tough match-up with Division I CSU Bakersfield falling 72-35.
  • Poets thwart Caltech comeback 67-63
    December 15, 2017
    Whittier entered the Holiday break Friday night with a win over the California Institute of Technology 67-63 and have now won three of their last five.
  • Whittier battles in loss to Redlands
    December 09, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team competed Saturday night but came up short in a 56-50 loss to the University of Redlands.
  • Poets edged by Leopards 65-62
    December 06, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team was edged Wednesday night by the University of La Verne letting an eight point lead early in the fourth quarter slip away as they fell 65-62.
  • Poets open SCIAC with 69-65 win over Pomona
    November 29, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team opened up Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) play Wednesday evening inside of the Graham Athletic Center and came away with a 69-65 win over Pomona-Pitzer.
  • Whittier edges Finlandia 67-64 at P & G Classic
    November 25, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team picked up their first win of the 2017-18 season Saturday as they edged Finlandia University 67-64 at the Purple & Gold Poet Classic.
  • Emilee Dy named to All-Tournament Team
    November 20, 2017
    Senior Emilee Dy (Chino Hills, Calif.) had a strong two games for the Whittier College Women’s Basketball team over the weekend and she was recognized for it as she was named to the Ramada at Spokane Airport Whit Classic All-Tournament Team.
  • Mia Maglinte pours in 35 in loss to Linfield
    November 20, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team nearly pulled off their first win of the 2017-18 season Monday evening as they dropped a tight 67-63 decision to Linfield College.
  • Poets battle with Whitworth & Whitman in Spokane
    November 17, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball team had a tough two games to open up their 2017-18 season over the weekend during the Ramada at Spokane Airport Whit Classic as they fell 87-59 to Whitworth University and 64-52 to Whitman College.
  • Poets Establish Standards and Expectations in Transitional Season
    September 15, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Basketball Program won three of their last four SCIAC contests to finish at 8-8 in the conference. The eight conference victories tie the most conference victories the Poets have reached in the past 15 seasons. “I could not be more pleased with the effort and the resiliency of this team in our first season together. We started 1-9, but closed 8-8 and that doesn’t even begin to tell the story of how we have re-set the culture and expectations of the program,” Coach Dow explained.