2016-17 Women's Basketball News

  • Catholic Athletics Major Awards Presented at Senior Celebration
    May 15, 2017
    The Catholic University of America Athletics Department sent its senior class off in style this past Thursday at the annual Senior Student-Athlete Celebration. All 118 seniors were recognized before Catholic’s six major awards were presented.
  • DeSantis Garners All-American Honors
    March 18, 2017
    After a stellar senior performance, Michelle DeSantis of The Catholic University of America women's basketball team can add two more accolades to resume after being selected as a Fouth Team All-American by D3hoops.com and an All-American Honorable Mention by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.
  • Landmark Announces Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams
    March 14, 2017
    The Landmark Conference announced its winter All-Sportsmanship Teams on Tuesday as six student-athletes from The Catholic University of America were recognized.
  • 51 Cardinals Earn Landmark Academic Honor Roll Accolades
    March 14, 2017
    The Landmark Conference announced its winter Academic Honor Roll on Tuesday afternoon and 51 student-athletes from The Catholic University of America earned appointments to the list as they boasted a GPA of 3.2 or better.
  • DeSantis Selected to All-Region First Team
    March 13, 2017
    Michelle DeSantis of The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team has been selected to the All-Middle Atlantic Region First Team, as released by D3hoops.com on Monday afternoon.
  • Cardinals Fall to Hornets, 69-64, in NCAA Tournament
    March 03, 2017
    In a hard-fought Friday night battle, The Catholic University of America women’s basketball fell 69-64 to Lynchburg College in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament.
  • DeSantis Earns Landmark Player of the Year Honor
    March 01, 2017
    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.
  • No. 23 Catholic to Take On Lynchburg in NCAA First Round
    February 27, 2017
    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.
  • No. 23 Catholic Falls to No. 19 Scranton in Landmark Final
    February 25, 2017
    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.
  • Catholic Voted Landmark Women's Basketball Top-Moment
    February 23, 2017
    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.
  • Cardinals Top Blue Jays, Head to Landmark Conference Finals
    February 22, 2017
    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.
  • Smith Garners Athlete of the Week Honors
    February 20, 2017
    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.
  • No. 23 Cards Claim Regular Season Title with Win at Moravian
    February 18, 2017
    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.
  • Cardinals Top Blue Jays; Earn Semifinal Home Contest
    February 15, 2017
    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.
  • Woerner '13, Grabiak '14, DeSantis '17 Selected to Landmark All-Decade Team
    February 13, 2017
    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.
  • No. 22 Cardinals Fall to No. 21 Royals, 46-44
    February 11, 2017
    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.
  • Cardinals Down River Hawks, Clinch Landmark Playoff Berth
    February 08, 2017
    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.
  • No. 25 Cardinals Defeat Rangers, Improve to 10-0 in Landmark
    February 04, 2017
    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.
  • No. 25 Catholic Downs Goucher on the Road
    February 01, 2017
    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.
  • DeSantis Scores Career-High 36 Points, Cardinals Down Eagles
    January 28, 2017
    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.
  • Cardinals Fly Over River Hawks, 93-62
    January 25, 2017
    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.
  • Launi Earns Landmark Athlete of the Week Honor
    January 23, 2017
    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.
  • Catholic Downs No. 3 Scranton in OT to Stay Undefeated in the Landmark
    January 21, 2017
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Tops Goucher, 79-50
    January 18, 2017
    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.
  • Cardinals Down Greyhounds, 83-67
    January 14, 2017
    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.
  • Donohue Recaps Strong First Half Start on Hoopsville
    January 13, 2017
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Tops E-Town, Stays Undefeated in Landmark
    January 11, 2017
    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.
  • Errico Joins 1,000 Point Club, Cardinals Top Eagles 79-54
    January 07, 2017
    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.
  • Errico’s 21 Points Push Catholic Past Oberlin, 68-41
    January 02, 2017
    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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