2017-18 Jefferson Women's Basketball News

  • Jefferson Inducts Five into 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame Class, Retires Bob File’s Jersey
    May 04, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Athletics Department inducted five members into its 2018 Hall of Fame Class on Friday, May 4 from the Tuttleman Center Auditorium on campus. J. Thomas Becker, Bill Banks ‘73, Maribeth (Rogers) McCallion ‘84, Shaun Babula ‘99 and Jean-Marie (Reilly) Torpey ‘04 were all enshrined on Friday evening. Bob File ‘98 had his jersey retired by the school.
  • Four Named to 2017-18 CACC Women’s Basketball All-Academic Team
    March 28, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Four members of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team was named to the 2017-18 CACC Women’s Basketball All-Academic Team on Wednesday morning. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
  • Jefferson Women’s Basketball: 2017-18 Season in Review
    March 28, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team finished its 2017-18 season back in early March in the NCAA East Regional after finishing runner-up in the CACC Championship game. The women went 26-6 in their inaugural season as the Jefferson Rams.
  • Jefferson Leads Men’s and Women’s 2017-18 CACC Restaino Cup Standings Following Winter Season
    March 21, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) sits in first place in both the men’s and women’s 2017-18 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Alfred R. Restaino, Sr. Cup standings following the winter season. The Jefferson men’s and women’s basketball runs helped propel the school to the top of the standings, as announced by the CACC office. The cup is awarded annually to the institution that performs at the highest level in all CACC-sponsored sports for both men and women.
  • Women’s Basketball Season Ends in Close NCAA First Round Loss to Bentley, 71-66
    March 09, 2018
    EASTON, Mass. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (26-6) saw its 2017-18 season come to an end on Friday afternoon from Stonehill College’s Merket Gymnasium with a close, hard-fought loss in the first round of the NCAA East Regionals to the Bentley Falcons (28-3) by a final of 71-66.
  • Women’s Basketball Punches Ticket to NCAA Tournament, Earns No. 7 Seed in East Region
    March 04, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team punched its ticket to the NCAA Tournament as an at-large bid and earned the No. 7 seed in the East Region. The Rams will face No. 2 seed Bentley in Easton, Mass.
  • Women’s Basketball Suffers Loss to USciences in CACC Championship Final
    March 04, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (26-5) suffered a heartbreaking 64-56 loss to the USciences Devils (28-3) on Sunday afternoon from the Gallagher Center in the CACC Championship Final.
  • Women’s Basketball Sinks Bloomfield in Semifinals to Advance to CACC Championship, 79-67
    March 03, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (26-4) defeated the No. 1 CACC North-seeded Bloomfield Bears on Saturday afternoon in the CACC Semifinals hosted by Jefferson at the Gallagher Center by a final of 79-67.
  • Women’s Basketball Defeats Dominican in CACC Quarterfinals, 74-55
    February 27, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (25-4) defeated the Dominican Chargers (11-18) in a CACC Quarterfinal matchup on Tuesday evening from the Gallagher Center by a final of 74-55.
  • Day, Kaminski, Williams Earn All-CACC Women’s Basketball Honors
    February 27, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – A trio of Rams from the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team earned conference postseason honors from the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) on Tuesday morning. Redshirt junior Jessica Kaminski and redshirt sophomore Alynna Williams were both named to the All-CACC Second Team while senior Rachel Day earned a nod to the All-CACC Third Team.
  • Women’s Basketball Takes Down Rival Holy Family on Senior Day, 62-50
    February 24, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball celebrated senior day at the Gallagher Center on Saturday, as they acknowledged Rachel Day, Kelsey Jones, Carly Kovin and student manager Olivia Agosti before the Rams defeated the Holy Family Tigers by a final of 62-50 to close out the regular season.
  • Jefferson to Host 2018 CACC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship on March 3-4
    February 23, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will serve as the host institution for the semifinals and finals of the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's and Women's Basketball Championships. Games will be played from the Gallagher Center in Philadelphia, Pa. on Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4.
  • Jefferson Basketball/Softball’s Maher Featured in CACC ‘Inspiring Courses’
    February 22, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt junior Erin Maher of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's basketball and softball programs was featured in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference's Inspiring Courses social media campaign this week. Five student-athletes from Jefferson were asked about the college class that has had the biggest impact on their academic career. Below is Maher’s response.
  • Women’s Basketball Defeats Goldey-Beacom, Secures CACC Quarterfinal Home Game
    February 21, 2018
    WILMINGTON, Del. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (23-4, 15-3 CACC) defeated the Goldey-Beacom Lightning (8-19, 6-12 CACC) on Wednesday by a final of 70-56 in Wilmington, Del.
  • Women’s Basketball Comes Up Short at Caldwell in DII Basketball Showcase
    February 17, 2018
    CALDWELL, N.J. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (22-4, 14-3 CACC) came up just short against the Caldwell Cougars (22-4, 15-2 CACC) on Saturday afternoon in the NCAA DII Basketball Showcase on WatchESPN by a final of 69-59.
  • Tammy Greene ‘94 Named to 2018 East Coast Conference Hall of Fame Class
    February 15, 2018
    WEST BABYLON, N.Y. – Former women’s basketball standout Tammy Greene ’94 was selected to the 2018 East Coast Conference Hall of Fame Class. The news was announced by the East Coast Conference office. Greene will officially be inducted on June 4, 2018 at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Conn.
  • Women’s Basketball Ranked No. 7 in First NCAA DII East Region Poll
    February 14, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team ranked No. 7 in the first NCAA Division II East Region Poll of the season. The news was announced on Wednesday, Feb. 14 by the NCAA.
  • Rachel Day Provides Excellence Behind The Arc at Jefferson (Courtesy of KYW's Matt Leon)
    February 14, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It took just 53 seconds for history to be made on Saturday at the Gallagher Center on the campus of Division II Jefferson.
  • Day Sets Record as Women’s Basketball Pushes Past Bloomfield, 68-56
    February 10, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (22-3, 14-2 CACC) pushed past the Bloomfield Bears (13-10, 13-3 CACC) on Saturday afternoon by a final of 68-56 from the Gallagher Center.
  • Shirley Named Finalist on 2018 Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame Ballot
    February 09, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – Assistant Vice President of Athletics and Head Women’s Basketball Coach Tom Shirley has been named to the 2018 Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame Ballot. The ballot features 20 living and six deceased nominees. A final ballot will now go out to the membership of all chapters for a final vote.
  • Women’s Basketball Drops First Home Contest of the Year to No. 18 USciences, 56-51
    February 07, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (21-3, 13-2 CACC) had its nine-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday evening to the USciences Devils (22-2, 14-1 CACC) by a final score of 56-51 from the Gallagher Center.
  • Jefferson Jumps Back into Latest D2SIDA Women’s Basketball Rankings
    February 06, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team jumped back into the most recent D2SIDA Women’s Basketball Rankings this week. On Monday, the Rams stayed at No. 4 in the East Region Poll. However, on Tuesday, Jefferson went from receiving votes for the past three weeks to No. 25 in the D2SIDA National Poll.
  • Women’s Basketball Hangs On Against Felician for Ninth-Straight Victory, 63-62
    February 03, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – Behind a game-winning shot by redshirt sophomore Alynna Williams, the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (21-2, 13-1 CACC) edged out the Felician Golden Falcons (6-14, 4-9 CACC) on Saturday afternoon from the Gallagher Center by a final of 63-62.
  • Shirley Captures 21st 20-Win Season with School in 29 Years
    February 01, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball head coach Tom Shirley, in the midst of his 29th campaign with the school, captured his 21st 20-win season on Thursday evening with a nonconference victory over Washington Adventist from the Gallagher Center.
  • Women’s Basketball Downs Washington Adventist for 20th Win of Season, 83-63
    February 01, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (20-2) captured their 20th win of the season on Thursday evening from the Gallagher Center with an 83-63 nonconference win over Washington Adventist.
  • Women's Basketball Cruises Past Georgian Court, 86-55, to Clinch CACC Berth
    January 30, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA - The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's basketball team (19-2, 12-1 CACC) cruised past the Georgian Court Lions (4-16, 2-11 CACC) on Tuesday evening by a final score of 86-55 to clinch a spot in the CACC Championship.
  • Women’s Basketball Receiving Votes in Latest D2SIDA National Poll
    January 30, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – In the 2017-18 D2SIDA Women’s Basketball Week 10 National Poll, the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Rams are receiving votes for the third-straight week.
  • Kaminski’s Game-Winning Layup Lifts Women’s Basketball Past Dominican, 63-62
    January 27, 2018
    ORANGEBURG, N.Y. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (18-2, 11-1 CACC) defeated the Dominican Chargers (6-13, 5-6 CACC) in a conference road game on Saturday afternoon behind a game-winning shot with seconds left.
  • Women’s Basketball Hangs on for CACC Road Win at Chestnut Hill, 74-71
    January 24, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (17-2, 10-1 CACC) hung on for a 74-71 win against the Chestnut Hill Griffins (12-8, 8-3 CACC) from Sorgenti Arena on Tuesday evening in a CACC matchup.
  • Women’s Basketball Receiving Votes in Latest D2SIDA National Poll
    January 24, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA – In the 2017-18 D2SIDA Women’s Basketball Week 9 National Poll, the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Rams are receiving votes for the second-straight week.
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