Women's Basketball 2007-08 Headlines

March 11, 2008
2007-08 Season Wrap-Up
The 2007-08 season proved to be a very exciting and interesting year for the Slugs. It was a season that can't be measured by the wins and loses alone. The season ended with a 9-18 mark, a record the Slugs did not predict at the beginning of the season...

February 20, 2008
Another Weekend of Tough Losses and Record Breaking Perfomances for the Women's Basketball Team
The Slugs traveled to Dallas, TX this past weekend to face two rival Independent Division III Oppoents. The first night, they faced Chapman University for the third time this season. They hoped that the third time would be the charm, but plagued by turnovers again, the dropped another close game to the 22-3 Cougars. Leading the way for the Slugs was Junior forward Melissa Junge who finished with 11 points...

February 5, 2008
Two More Close Games for Women's Basketball Along with a Record Breaking Performance
The UCSC Women's Basketball team dropped two more close game this weekend. The Slugs traveled down to Chapman University for an Independent Tournament where they first faced La Sierra University. They found themselves in a tough battle that went into overtime where they eventually fell 54-60. Leading the way for the Slugs for the 13th time this season was Junior guard Kayleigh Calandri with 20 points...

January 19, 2008
SAAC teams up with SPIN for a sports day on UCSC campus
SANTA CRUZ, CA - - The Student Athlete Advisory Committee teamed up with SPIN to put on the 1st annual sports day on the campus of UC Santa Cruz from 10:30am – 1:30pm this past Saturday. SPIN (Special Parents Information Network) is a non-profit parent-to-parent support and information network serving parents, guardians and families in Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties who have children with special needs.

January 18, 2008
Andrusaitis Leads the Ways for the Slugs Second Win in a Row
The Women's Basketball team is 2-0 to start off the New Year as they defeated Cal State Maritime 59-40. Sophomore forward Jessica Andrusaitis lead the way recording her first double-double of the season finishing with 16 points and 12 rebounds, shooting 40% from the field. Junior guard Kayleigh Calandri also scored in double figures finishing with 14 points. This brings Calandri's career total points to 918, making her second on the All-Time scoring list.

January 6, 2008
Calandri's Record Breaking Night as the Slugs Defeat Albany College of Pharmacy
The New Year has started off well for the Slugs as they defeated visiting Albany College of Pharmacy 69-44, bringing them to 6-10 for the season. It was also a record breaking evening, as junior guard, Kayleigh Calandri broke her career game scoring mark, finishing the evening with 33 points...

November 24, 2007
UCSC Women's Basketball Still Rollin' Strong
With no homes games, and two LA trips in two weeks, the UCSC Women's Basketball team has managed to not be affected. The Slugs are off to their best start since head coach Nikki Turner took over the program four years ago. For their third straight victory, they defeated Claremont Mudd Scripps 67-55, the first time in Turner's four years.

November 23, 2007
Sarah Adamson's Career High Helps Bring The Slugs to 3-1 on the Season
Solid shooting helps bring the UCSC Women's Basketball team to 3-1 as they defeated Pomona-Pitzer for the second time this season. The Slugs were lead by senior center Sarah Adamson who finished the night with 19 points and 9 rebounds, setting an individual game high record. Adamson shot 64% from the field, finishing the night 9-14.

November 20, 2007
Slugs Women's Basketball Comes Away With A Close Victory At Dominican
UCSC Women's Basketball walks away with a close win versus Dominican, 74-69. Size is what lead the way for the Slugs once again, having four post players score in double digits. Sophomore forward Molly Davisson lead the way with 14 points and 7 rebounds, while Junior forward Melissa Junge and sophomore forward Jessica Andrusaitis finished with 12 points each and 11 rebounds collectively.

November 17, 2007
Women's Basketball Falls To La Verne 70-64
In the second day of the So Cal Tip-Off Tournament, the UCSC Women's Basketball team falls to the University of La Verne in a close battle, 70-64. After defeating Pomona-Pitzer the previous night, the Slugs faced 2007-08 SCIAC Champions La Verne. SCIAC Player of the Year and Pre-Season nominated All-American Trenecca Jones was too much for the Slugs to handle.

November 16, 2007
Women's Basketball Opens Their Season with a 68-50 Victory Over Pomona-Pitzer
The Slugs came out strong in their season opener against Division III opponent Pomona-Pitzer with a 68-50 victory. They are opening their season in the So Cal Tip-Off Tournament that is hosted by both Pomona-Pitzer and University of La Verne.

October 31, 2007
2007-08 Season Preview
The Slugs finished the 2006-07 season with one of the strongest finishes in school history. They ended the season with a 10-15 regular season record (10-17 overall), reaching the double digit mark for the first time in four seasons. Finishing the second half of season with a 7-4 mark, the Slugs hope to continue with this momentum leading into the 2007-08 season.

October 14, 2007
UCSC Women's Basketball Spend Their Team Retreat Volunteering
Every season the Women's Basketball Team spends a weekend out of Santa Cruz for their team retreat. This year the team decided to add a little twist to their team building weekend as they headed to Reedley, CA to volunteer at The Academy of the Sierras. AOS is a residential treatment school for overweight teens and young adults.