Women's Basketball 2008-09 Headlines

May 12, 2009
Todd Kent Hired as the New Slug Women's Basketball Coach
SANTA CRUZ, CA-- The 2009-2010 Women's Basketball season will have a new face come this fall. After five seasons at UCSC, Head Coach Nikki Turner has accepted the Head Assistant Coach position at DII Cal State University East Bay, effective July 1st. Turner will continue at UCSC through June to wrap up her administrative duties as the Assistant Athletic Director and Sports Information Director and to assist with the transition of a new head coach.

March 10, 2009
Calandri and Davisson Receive Player of the Year and All-Independent Honors
KANSAS CITY, MO -- Kayleigh Calandri, a senior guard from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Erica Davis, a senior forward from the University of Maine, Presque Isle, were named the co-players of the year as the All-Independent Women’s Basketball teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I).

March 10, 2009
Calandri and Davisson Receive Player of the Year and All-Independent Honors
KANSAS CITY, MO -- Kayleigh Calandri, a senior guard from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Erica Davis, a senior forward from the University of Maine, Presque Isle, were named the co-players of the year as the All-Independent Women’s Basketball teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I).

January 18, 2009
Davisson and Andrews Have Record Breaking Nights in the Slugs Two Game Win Streak
SANTA CRUZ, CA-- The Slugs are starting their second half of season in record breaking fashion. After a tough loss to Menlo College, the Slugs bounced back as they defeated Holy Names University 64-59. The Hawks entered the game with a 12-6 (6-0 Cal Pac) record and a lot of athleticism. With their tenacious defense and solid shooting, the Slugs were able to hold of Hawks for their first win of the New Year.

November 3, 2008
Slug Women Ready to Get the Season Started
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- The Slugs can hardly wait to get the 2008-2009 season rolling, last season proved to be a tough one as all the odds were stacked against a young slug team with eight new players. The Slugs were forced to play their entire season on the road and in unfamiliar practice facilities as the west field house was undergoing required maintenance and renovation.