Women's Basketball 2004-05 Headlines

March 28, 2005
Three Slugs Given All-Independent Basketball Honors
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- Seniors Derek Jones and Julie Randall were named 2nd Team All-Independent by the Association of Division III Indpendents this past week, while Junior Jimmy Herrera was awarded Honorable Mention.

February 28, 2005
Julie Randall and Amanda Brecht Awarded All-Tournament
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO -- After a great win against William Jessup on Tuesday the Slugs packed up their gear and headed out of state for their final two games of the season at the Colorado College Independent Challenge. On Saturday against DIII Independent Nebraska Wesleyan, the Praire Wolves held a 14-point lead on the Slugs at half as UCSC just couldn't get their shots to fall, shooting 24% from the field, 12% from the 3-point line and 50% from the freethrow line.

February 23, 2005
Senior Night - A Success
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- Playing their last game at the West Field House, Seniors Amanda Brecht and Julie Randall were honored by their teammates and fans in a brief ceremony before the game and got to celebrate the team's 4th win of the season after. Brecht and Randall, the team's senior captains, were unstoppable last night as they combined for 40 points and led the Slugs to a 62-56 victory over William Jessup University. Both ended the game with double-doubles, this was the fourth for Brecht and first for Randall on the season.

January 8, 2005
Slugs Battle Argonauts for 2nd Win
BELMONT, CA -- Four Slugs scored in double-digits as the Slugs defeated the Notre Dame de Namur Argonauts for their second win in a row. It was a back and forth game the whole night as neither team led by more than 4 points until the final minute of the game as the Slugs went up 7 points behind a Jenna Chabot 3-pointer. Julie Randall went on to hit 2 freethrows to seal the game 63-55.

January 6, 2005
Women's Basketball Gets First Win
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- Led by their Senior Captains Amanda Brecht and Julie Randall, the Slugs got their first win on the season against visiting New Jersey City University. The Slugs had a commanding lead as the horn blew to mark the end of the first half with the scoreboard showing a 13 point lead, 24-11. The Gothic Knights of New Jersey fought back in the second half as the two teams exchanged baskets for the first 7 minutes of play...

January 5, 2005
Slugs Show Signs of Improvement
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- After 14 games, more than halfway through the season, the Slugs are still looking to get their first win. It has been an up and down season for the Slugs who got off to a rough start dropping their first 3 games before Thanksgiving break. But the Slugs showed signs of improvement after the break as they traveled to Southern California facing Claremont and Pomona-Pitzer in the David Wells Classic.

December 17, 2004
Slugs vs Petrels Play Close Game
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- The UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs and the Oglethorpe University Stormy Petrels met on Thursday in the mascot-matchup. The Slugs played one of their closest games of the season, but it wasnít enough as the Slugs fell in overtime, 60-56.