2016-17 Women's Basketball News

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    March 01, 2017
    DeSantis Earns Landmark Player of the Year Honor Senior Michelle DeSantis of The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team has earned the Landmark Conference’s highest honor of Player of the Year after her performance on the court during the 2016-17 season.
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    February 27, 2017
    No. 23 Catholic to Take On Lynchburg in NCAA First Round The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team is set to travel to Christopher Newport University to play Lynchburg College in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.
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    February 25, 2017
    No. 23 Catholic Falls to No. 19 Scranton in Landmark Final The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team was topped in a nationally-ranked battle for the Landmark Conference Championship on Saturday afternoon. The No. 23 Cardinals fell to No. 19 Scranton, 58-42.
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    February 23, 2017
    Catholic Voted Landmark Women's Basketball Top-Moment The 2016-17 season marks the 10-year anniversary for the Landmark Conference. As part of the buildup to each sport’s championship season, fans were asked to select their favorite moment from the first decade from a list created by members of the conference.
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    February 22, 2017
    Cardinals Top Blue Jays, Head to Landmark Conference Finals No. 1 seeded The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team punched their ticket to the Landmark Conference Finals with a 60-56 overtime victory over the No. 4 seeded Elizabethtown College on Wednesday evening.
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    February 20, 2017
    Smith Garners Athlete of the Week Honors Junior Payton Smith of The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team has been selected as the Landmark Conference of the Week, after guiding the Cardinals into the top seed in the conference tournament.
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    February 18, 2017
    No. 23 Cards Claim Regular Season Title with Win at Moravian The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team clinched the Landmark Conference regular-season title with a road victory at Moravian on Saturday afternoon, 57-54. The No. 23 Cardinals finish the season 13-1 in conference games.
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    February 15, 2017
    Cardinals Top Blue Jays; Earn Semifinal Home Contest No. 23 The Catholic University of America earned the opportunity to host a Landmark Conference semifinal game after a 72-49 conference victory over Elizabethtown on Wednesday evening. With the win, the nationally-ranked Cardinals are now 21-3 overall and lead the Landmark at 12-1.
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    February 13, 2017
    Woerner '13, Grabiak '14, DeSantis '17 Selected to Landmark All-Decade Team Jill Woerner '13, Emily Grabiak '14, and Michelle DeSantis '17 of The Catholic University of America women's basketball program were selected to the Landmark Conference All-Decade Team, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
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    February 11, 2017
    No. 22 Cardinals Fall to No. 21 Royals, 46-44 No. 22 The Catholic University of America women's basketball team dropped its first Landmark Conference game of the season to No. 21 the University of Scranton, 46-44, on Saturday evening.
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    February 08, 2017
    Cardinals Down River Hawks, Clinch Landmark Playoff Berth No. 22 The Catholic University of America advanced its win streak to 11 in a row with a 56-48 Landmark victory over Susquehanna University on Wednesday evening. The Cardinals remain undefeated in conference (11-0) as the win clinches the team spot in the postseason.
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    February 04, 2017
    No. 25 Cardinals Defeat Rangers, Improve to 10-0 in Landmark No. 25 The Catholic University of America women's basketball team won its 10th Landmark Conference game by tallying 69 points while holding Drew University to 39.
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    February 01, 2017
    No. 25 Catholic Downs Goucher on the Road The Catholic University of America women's basketball team outscored Goucher College, 75-46, for its ninth-straight Landmark Conference victory. No. 25 Catholic is now 18-2 overall for the 2016-17 season and remained undefeated in league play.
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    January 28, 2017
    DeSantis Scores Career-High 36 Points, Cardinals Down Eagles Senior Michelle DeSantis of The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team played the game of her career, scoring 36 points in the team’s 89-71 victory over Juniata College on Saturday afternoon.
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    January 25, 2017
    Cardinals Fly Over River Hawks, 93-62 The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team earned their seventh straight Landmark Conference victory when the brought down the Susquehanna University River Hawks, 93-62 on Wednesday evening.
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    January 23, 2017
    Launi Earns Landmark Athlete of the Week Honor Senior Bernadette Launi of The Catholic University of America women's basketball team has been selected as the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week after the Cardinals took down conference foe and nationally ranked No. 3 the University of Scranton in overtime on Saturday.
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    January 21, 2017
    Catholic Downs No. 3 Scranton in OT to Stay Undefeated in the Landmark The Catholic University of America women's basketball team upset No.3 the Universtiy of Scranton 82-78, in overtime to end their 50-game, at home, regular season win streak, and remain undefeated in conference play at 5-0.
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    January 18, 2017
    Women's Basketball Tops Goucher, 79-50 With a 79-50, victory over Goucher College, The Catholic University of America women's basketball team remains undefeated at 5-0 in the Landmark Conference.
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    January 14, 2017
    Cardinals Down Greyhounds, 83-67 The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team continued its Landmark Conference unbeaten streak with an 83-67 victory over Moravian College on Saturday.
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    January 13, 2017
    Donohue Recaps Strong First Half Start on Hoopsville The Catholic University of America women’s basketball head coach Matt Donohue sat down with Hoopsville’s own Dave McHugh to discuss the Cardinals’ strong first half of the 2016-17 season.
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    January 11, 2017
    Women's Basketball Tops E-Town, Stays Undefeated in Landmark The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team earned its third straight conference victory, topping Elizabethtown 66-61 on the road, to remain undefeated at 3-0 in the Landmark.
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    January 07, 2017
    Errico Joins 1,000 Point Club, Cardinals Top Eagles 79-54 With a game-high 21 points, senior Melissa Errico guided The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team to its second Landmark Conference victory of the season and joined the elite group of Lady Cardinals to reach 1,000 points in their career.
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    January 02, 2017
    Errico’s 21 Points Push Catholic Past Oberlin, 68-41 The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team won its 10th game of the season on Monday inside the DuFour Center as the Cardinals defeated Oberlin, 68-41. Senior forward Melissa Errico led the way with 21 points and eight assists.
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    December 29, 2016
    Cardinals Defeat Presidents, Head to Holiday Championship Final On the opening day of the Jaime Lynn Robert – Fairfield Inn Holiday Tournament, The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team topped Washington & Jefferson College 76-54.
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    December 18, 2016
    Women's Basketball Downs Wesley, 75-55 The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team earned its eighth win of the season, topping Wesley College, 75-55, on Sunday afternoon.
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    December 10, 2016
    Cardinals Down Knights, 85-71
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    December 07, 2016
    Catholic Falls Short Against Salisbury, 64-59 The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the 2016-17 season in a hard-fought showdown against Salisbury University.
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    December 03, 2016
    Cardinals Down Rangers 71-60 in Conference Opener The Catholic University of America women’s basketball season started Landmark Conference play with a 71-60 win over Drew University to keep their 2016-17 overall record unblemished (6-0).
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    November 30, 2016
    Cardinals Triumph Over Royals to Remain Undefeated at 5-0 The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team’s 2016-17 record remains unblemished at 5-0 as it topped Eastern Mennonite with a notable 78-42 victory on Wednesday night. This marks the program's best start since the 2012-13 when they opened the season with a 14-game winning streak.
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    November 28, 2016
    DeSantis Garners Athlete of the Week Honors Senior Michelle DeSantis of The Catholic University of America women's basketball team has been selected the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week, after outstanding performance during the Cardinals' non-conference victory over Coast Guard where she captured her 1,000th career point.
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    November 27, 2016
    DeSantis Joins 1,000-Point Club; Cards Down Bears, 66-60 Senior Michelle DeSantis of The Catholic University of America women's basketball team became the 20th member of the program's 1,000-point club during the team's 66-60 victory over the United States Coast Guard Academy.
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    November 20, 2016
    DeSantis Hits Gamewinner for Championship in Boston The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team left Boston, Mass., as champions on Sunday afternoon as senior guard Michelle DeSantis hit the gamewinner with just 12 seconds left to win the Emmanuel College Tipoff Classic over the host team, 59-58.
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    November 19, 2016
    Cardinals Defeat St. John Fisher in Boston, 45-40 The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team improved to 2-0 on Saturday afternoon as the Cardinals defeated St. John Fisher, 45-40, in the first game of the Emmanuel College Tip-Off Classic.
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    November 15, 2016
    Cardinals Soar Over Seahawks in Season Opener The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team opened its season at home with a 77-37 victory over St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
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    November 10, 2016
    Cardinals Tabbed No. 2 in Landmark Preseason Poll The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team has been selected No. 2 in the Landmark Conference Preseason Poll, as selected by the head coaches of the league.
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    November 10, 2016
    Women's Basketball to Celebrate Jamie Roberts in Season Opener vs. St. Mary's The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team will open its season at home Tuesday, Nov. 15 versus St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The game will be played in remembrance of Jamie Lynn Roberts as both teams celebrate “One Bird Family.”
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    September 28, 2016
    Catholic University Receives $2.5 Million to Renovate the DuFour Thanks to an anonymous donation of $2.5 million, The Catholic University of America Athletic Department will renovate the Raymond A. DuFour Center. Construction is scheduled to begin in the coming months.
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    September 20, 2016
    Student-Athletes Dedicate Service to Mother Teresa Student-athletes who choose The Catholic University of America select the school not only for its academic and athletic successes but also for the opportunities it provides its students in giving back to the community through service projects.
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