Coaches Corner: Joan Bonvicini

She’s coached at four different universities, has been voted Coach of the Year numerous times and was the finalist for the U.S. Olympic Basketball team in 1976. She is Joan Bonvicini, Seattle University’s women’s basketball head coach. Basketball is her passion and coaching is her calling. Along with passion, Bonvicini believes that the key to […]

Time Out Session: Wilma Afunugo

Seattle University’s women’s basketball team player Wilma Afunugo has been named a nominee for the 2016 Allstate Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBAC) Good Works Team for her achievements as a leader both on and off the court. Nominees for this team are chosen based off their community involvement and volunteerism and their aim to create […]

Dillard-Brown Shines In Senior Night Win

Seattle University won a hard-fought senior night contest over Grand Canyon, 46-43 on Saturday night. Going into the game, the Lopes were ranked one position higher in the WAC regular season standings in 4th, but Seattle U didn’t let that get in their way. Both fourth year student-athletes Makenna Clark and Renee Dillard-Brown were recognized […]

SU Women’s Basketball Demolishes UKMC

Seattle University women’s basketball shrugged off the Kansas City Roos, 60-46 Saturday evening. A strong inside presence backed by rebounding on both sides of the ball allowed the Redhawks to maintain a firm grip on the game. University of Missouri-Kansas City had a strong start to the game, with Callie White and Samantha Waldron setting […]

Redhawk Hoops Swoop and Score

The Seattle University Redhawks took down the New Mexico State Aggies, 58-52 on Saturday night. It was the first win over the three time defending WAC champions, since Seattle U joined the conference in 2011. Jarell Flora led the way for Seattle U with 16 points followed by Will Powell with 14 and 11 from […]

B-ball Players Demand Respect, Representation

For many, women’s and men’s basketball conjure very different expectations. Longstanding jokes among the sporting community belittle the WNBA and women’s basketball in general as less serious than men’s basketball. Seattle University students and young female athletes alike are looking to reverse the stereotype. Upon receiving the 2014 Dick’s Sporting Goods catalog, 12-year-old Arizona basketball […]

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