Women’s Basketball Team Continues to Excel in the ClassroomOn the heels of their NCAA Tournament debut, UC Santa Cruz was recently ranked fourth overall nationally by the WBCA with a team GPA of 3.605, making the Banana Slugs was the only D3 program in the country to finish in the top 10 academically and make the NCAA Tournament this past season.
Slugs Win GSACSlugs win the GSAC Conference Championship 73-57 over Salem to earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
Banana Slugs come back to defeat Lions 76-72Behind a career-high 33 points from Ashley Holmes, UC Santa Cruz rallied late to defeat a tough Finlandia University squad 76-72 in the semifinals of the Great South Athletic Conference tournament.
Keelhaulers hold off Banana SlugsKim Tom's desperation three-pointer as time expired fell short as UC Santa Cruz closed their regular season with a 65-63 loss at Cal Maritime.
Gators Get Past Banana SlugsUC Santa Cruz started their final road trip of the regular season as they took on NCAA Division II member San Francisco State University. The Gators defeated the Banana Slugs 75-52.
Banana Slugs Win In Angwin Over Pacific UnionThe Banana Slugs finished off their back-to-back road trip as they took on NAIA opponent Pacific Union College in Angwin. The Banana Slugs ended their two game losing streak as they won 65-42 win over the host Pioneers.
Flames Beat Banana SlugsThe Banana Slugs went on the road to take on NCCAA Bethesda University of California. The game took place at East Los Angeles College. The Flames led from the opening basket and won 87-75
Banana Slugs Slide by Golden BobcatsThe Banana Slugs played their NAIA third opponent in a row as they took on UC Merced at West Field House. The game was back and forth and in the end, the Banana Slugs came out on top 57-47.
Banana Slugs Sink Keelhaulershe Banana Slugs played their second game in as many days as they took on NAIA member CSU Maritime Academy. The Banana Slugs led by as many as thirty two and won 82-56.
Banana Slugs Come From Behind To Defeat RedHawksThe Banana Slugs played their first game of 2016 as they took on NAIA member Simpson University. The Banana Slugs came back from nine down in the fourth quarter to defeat the RedHawks 66-62 and, in the process, snapped their three game losing streak.
Lutes Top Banana SlugsThe Banana Slugs played their final game of the calendar year as they took on Pacific Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. The game was a chance for the Banana Slugs to end their two game losing streak. It was not meant to be, however, as the Lutes led wire-to-wire for a 62-49 win
Cold Shooting Dooms Banana Slugs Against RegalsThe Banana Slugs played only their fourth game on the road as they took on California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. The game against the Regals was a part of the CLU Thousand Oaks Inn Classic. The Banana Slugs only scored fifteen points as the Regals won 73-52.
Strong Fourth Quarter Leads Banana Slugs Over QuakersThe Banana Slugs played their second game in as many days as they took on Earlham College. The game featured eleven ties and seven lead changes, however, in the end, it was the Banana Slugs who pulled out a 56-46 victory over the visiting Quakers.
McConnell’s 33 Leads Pirates Past Banana SlugsThe Banana Slugs returned home to take on Whitworth University in their first game of the UCSC December Classic. The Pirates won 70-60 to break the Banana Slugs' three game winning streak.
Banana Slugs’ Defensive Gem Leads to Road WinThe Banana Slugs went on the road, for the first time this season, to take on California Institute of Technology. The Banana Slugs would allow four points in both the second and fourth quarters as the Banana Slugs won 65-30.