2017-18 Jefferson Women's Basketball News

  • Jefferson Basketball Hosts Concordia in Conference Doubleheader on Sunday
    January 17, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s and men’s basketball teams will host the Concordia (N.Y.) Clippers on Sunday, Jan. 21 in a conference doubleheader from the Gallagher Center in Philadelphia, Pa. Action begins with the women at 2 p.m. followed with the men at 4 p.m.
  • Women's Basketball Dominates Conference Road Win at Wilmington, 92-49
    January 16, 2018
    NEWARK, Del. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (15-2, 8-1 CACC) dominiated the Wilmington Wildcats (5-12, 2-7 CACC) on the road at the WU Sports Complex in Newark, Del. on Tuesday by a final of 92-49.
  • Jefferson Coaches Magee, Shirley Reach 1800 Combined Career Wins
    January 14, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – Following play on Saturday, Jan. 13 at Post University in Waterbury, Conn., Jefferson head coaches Herb Magee of men’s basketball and Tom Shirley of women’s basketball now sit at 1800 combined career wins.
  • Kum Leads Women’s Basketball Past Post, 76-66
    January 13, 2018
    WATERBURY, Conn. – Junior Beverly Kum and the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team earned a 76-66 conference road win at Post University on Saturday, Jan. 13 to improve to 14-2 overall and 7-1 in CACC play.
  • Jefferson Basketball Hits the Road to Take on Post in Connecticut on Saturday
    January 12, 2018
    WATERBURY, Conn. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s and men’s basketball teams hit the road for a Saturday conference matchup at Post University on Jan. 13. Action begins at 1 p.m. with the women’s contest followed by the men’s affair at 3 p.m.
  • Rachel Day Reaches 1000 Career Points as Women’s Basketball Outlasts Nyack, 84-70
    January 10, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (13-2, 6-1 CACC) took down the Nyack Warriors (2-14, 2-5 CACC) by a final of 84-70 on Wednesday evening from the Gallagher Center.
  • Women’s Basketball to Wear New Jefferson Uniforms vs. Nyack on Wednesday
    January 09, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team will host the Nyack Warriors on Wednesday evening in the Gallagher Center for a conference matchup. Action begins at 6 p.m. with the men’s game following at 8 p.m.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls to USciences in OT for First CACC Loss, 72-67
    January 06, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (12-2, 5-1 CACC) dropped its first conference game of 2017-18 to the USciences Devils (13-2, 5-1 CACC) on the road from Bobby Morgan Arena by a final of 72-67 in overtime on Saturday afternoon.
  • Jefferson Moves Up in Latest D2SIDA Women’s Basketball Rankings
    January 03, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team moved up in the most recent D2SIDA Women’s Basketball Rankings this week. On Monday, the Rams went from No. 3 up to No. 2 in the East Region Poll, trailing only Bentley. On Tuesday, Jefferson climbed from No. 22 to No. 16 in the D2SIDA National Poll.
  • Women’s Basketball Pulls Away from Goldey-Beacom, 94-55, to finish 6-0 December
    December 30, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (12-1, 5-0 CACC) grabbed a 39-point win over the Goldey-Beacom Lightning (4-9, 2-2 CACC) by a final of 94-55 from the Gallagher Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • Jefferson Women’s Basketball Set To Roll Into 2018 (Courtesy of KYW's Matt Leon)
    December 28, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It has been quite the bounce back year for the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team.
  • Jefferson Ranked in Most Recent D2SIDA Women’s Basketball National Rankings
    December 20, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – For the first time this season, the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team was ranked in the most recent D2SIDA Women’s Basketball National Rankings. After sitting top-five regionally since November, the Rams stepped into the national poll at No. 22 on Tuesday.
  • Women’s Basketball Holds Off Wilmington for Fifth Straight, 84-75
    December 19, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (11-1, 4-0 CACC) held off a second-half comeback from the Wilmington Wildcats (4-7, 1-2 CACC) on Tuesday afternoon from the Gallagher Center by a final of 84-75. The win came as the fifth straight for the Rams.
  • Williams Named CACC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week
    December 18, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt sophomore Alynna Williams of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team was named the CACC Player of the Week on Monday, Dec. 18. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
  • Women’s Basketball Grabs 10th Win With 71-58 Victory at Bloomsburg on Saturday
    December 16, 2017
    BLOOMSBURG, Pa. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (10-1) defeated the Bloomsburg Huskies (5-6) on Saturday afternoon on the road by a final of 71-58. The win came as the 10th of the year for the Rams.
  • Cunningham, Kaminski Earn CACC Weekly Awards on Monday
    December 12, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt freshman Caitlyn Cunningham and redshirt junior Jessica Kaminski of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferosn University) women’s basketball team earned CACC Weekly Awards on Monday afternoon. Cunningham was named the Co-Rookie of the Week while Kaminski grabbed Defensive Player of the Week honors. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
  • Women’s Basketball Holds Off Holy Family for CACC Road Win, 73-67
    December 09, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (9-1, 3-0 CACC) held off the Holy Family Tigers (1-9, 0-3 CACC) in a conference matchup on a snowy, Saturday afternoon in northeast Philadelphia by a final of 73-67 in the rivalry affair.
  • Women's Basketball Outlasts Chestnut Hill in OT, 81-71
    December 05, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA - The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's basketball team (8-1, 2-0 CACC) outlasted the Chestnut Hill Griffins in CACC matchup by a final (OT) of 81-71 from the Gallagher Center on Tuesday evening on Military Appreciation Night.
  • Maher Grabs CACC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Award
    December 04, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt junior Erin Maher of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team was named the CACC Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
  • Women’s Basketball Opens Conference Play with Victory at Georgian Court, 80-64
    December 02, 2017
    LAKEWOOD, N.J. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (7-1, 1-0 CACC) opened up conference play on the road this Saturday afternoon in Lakewood, N.J. with an 80-64 win at Georgian Court (2-5, 0-1 CACC).
  • Jefferson Women’s Basketball and Chestnut Hill Team Up for Military Appreciation Game on December 5
    November 30, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team is collaborating with the Chestnut Hill Griffins to host a Military Appreciation Game on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. from the Gallagher Center in the Rams’ CACC home opener. The date was chosen to correspond with the 76th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor during World War II on December 7, 1971.
  • Women’s Basketball Suffers First Loss of Season to Kutztown, 73-69
    November 29, 2017
    KUTZTOWN, Pa. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (6-1) suffered its first loss of the season on the road to the Kutztown Golden Bears (4-3) on Wednesday evening from the Keystone Arena by a final of 73-69.
  • Cunningham Named CACC Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week
    November 27, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt freshman Caitlyn Cunningham of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team was named the CACC Rookie of the Week on Monday afternoon. Redshirt junior Jessica Kaminski was named to the conference honor roll. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
  • Najah Jacobs ’15 Helps Law School Group Win 2017 Tournament of Champions
    November 27, 2017
    LOS ANGELES – Former Rams’ women’s basketball player Najah Jacobs ’15 is now in her third year of law school at the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law in Philadelphia, Pa. Earlier this month, Jacobs and a group of Drexel law students traveled out to Los Angeles for the intensely competitive Tournament of Champions, hosted by Loyola Law School. Drexel won the tournament for the second-consecutive year.
  • Women’s Basketball Moves to 6-0 with 74-53 Road Win at East Stroudsburg
    November 26, 2017
    EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (6-0) moved to 6-0 on the season with a 74-53 road win at East Stroudsburg (4-2) on Sunday afternoon.
  • Women’s Basketball Pulls Away From Shippensburg for 68-56 Victory to Start 5-0
    November 21, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (5-0) defeated the Shippensburg Raiders (0-5) by a final of 68-56 on Tuesday evening form the Gallagher Center.
  • Kaminski Named CACC Women’s Basketball Defender of the Week
    November 20, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt junior Jessica Kaminski of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team was named the CACC Women’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
  • Women’s Basketball 4-0 After Defeating Lincoln on Saturday, 61-52
    November 18, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team handed the Lincoln Lions (Pa.) a Saturday afternoon loss from the Gallagher Center by a final of 61-52. The win keeps the Rams perfect in the young season.
  • Kaminski, Williams Lead Women’s Basketball Past Bridgeport, 64-53
    November 15, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (3-0) used big scoring outputs from redshirt junior Jessica Kaminski and redshirt sophomore Alynna Williams to get past the Bridgeport Purple Knights on Wednesday evening by a 64-53 final from the Gallagher Center.
  • Cunningham, Kum Earn CACC Women’s Basketball Weekly Awards
    November 13, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt freshman Caitlyn Cunningham and junior Beverly Kum of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team earned CACC weekly honors on Monday afternoon. Cunningham was named the CACC Rookie of the Week while Kum earned CACC Defensive Player of the Week honors. Redshirt junior Erin Maher was named to the conference honor roll. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
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