March 11, 2013
UC Irvine junior forward Camille Buckley was named to the All-Big West Conference second team by the league coaches. Buckley led the Big West in rebounding at 9.9 per contest and was 12th overall in scoring at 12.1 points per game overall. She also ranked sixth in field-goal percentage with a .452 mark. In Big West games-only, she is the only player to average a double-double with an 11.9 points and 11.5 rebound average. Buckley grabbed a career-high 22 rebounds at UC Davis which is tied for seventh in the country this year.
February 21, 2013
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL UC Irvine 65, Long Beach State 57 IRVINE - Junior Camille Buckley had 13 points and 12 rebounds to lead the host Anteaters in the Big West Conference game on Thursday. UCI (9-17, 5-9 in conference) has won four straight and is closing in on a bid to the eight-team Big West Tournament. Combined with UC Riverside's loss at UC Davis Thursday, UCI is in eighth place with four conference games remaining. Kelly Meggs, who was four of eight from three-point range, had 14 points and four assists, while fellow guard Jennifer Tsurumoto had 10 points and five assists for the winners.
January 17, 2013
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Cal State Fullerton 65, UC Irvine 51 FULLERTON - The host Titans opened the second half on a 12-2 run to take control in the Big West Conference game on Thursday. UCI (4-13, 0-5 in conference) posted its best scoring output in conference play, but shot only 33.9% from the field (19 for 56). Junior Camille Buckley led UCI with 13 points and 10 rebounds, while junior reserve Jasmine Bernard had 12 points and nine boards. Bernard was six for nine from the field.
January 8, 2013
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Vanguard 56, San Diego Christian 50 COSTA MESA - Esther Timmermans scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help lead the undefeated Lions, ranked No. 2 in the NAIA, in their Golden State Athletic Conference opener Tuesday. Nicole Ballestero added 12 points, Chelsea Alfafara scored 10 points and Maree Drennan (seven points) led Vanguard (10-0, 1-0 in conference) with 10 rebounds. The Lions outrebounded San Diego Christian, 43-32. San Diego Christian is 8-9, 0-1. * MEN'S BASKETBALL San Diego Christian 74, Vanguard 67 COSTA MESA - Preston Wynne scored 23 points for the Lions in their Golden State Athletic Conference opener Tuesday.
November 29, 2012
COSTA MESA - Competing against winless California Maritime Academy on Thursday, the unbeaten and No. 4-ranked Vanguard University women's basketball team didn't figure to have to worry about finding its sea legs. But when the visiting Keelhaulers hit five of their first seven three-point attempts, then added a sixth three ball to take a 22-15 lead midway through the opening half, Lions Coach Russ Davis wondered if his three-game winning streak was headed for an unexpected iceberg.
February 2, 2012
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL UC Irvine 86, Long Beach State 61 IRVINE - Senior Kassandra McCalister had 17 points, 10 rebounds and six assists to lead the host Anteaters in the Big West Conference game Thursday. Sophomore Jacquelyn Marshall had 18 points and nine rebounds, while three other Anteaters scored in double figures. The win for UCI (10-12, 6-3 in conference), sets up a first-place showdown with visiting Cal State Northridge (7-2 in conference) on Saturday at 4 p.m. Anete Klintsone had 11 points, four rebounds and four assists for UCI, which avenged a 63-51 loss at Long Beach State on Dec. 31. Kiara Belen had 10 points and six rebounds, while Kelly Meggs had 12 points off the bench for the winners.
December 21, 2011
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Wyoming 51, UC Irvine 42 LARAMIE, Wyo. - Jazmyne White and Anete Klintsone scored eight points each to lead the Anteaters in the nonconference game Wednesday. White also led UCI (4-8) with eight rebounds. Wyoming (4-7) led, 32-14, at the half. Wyoming's Ashley Sickles scored a game-high 24 points.
December 19, 2009
COSTA MESA — Going cold in the second half Saturday prevented the Orange Coast College women’s basketball team from playing in the championship game of its Coast Christmas Classic. The Pirates (10-4) hit nine of 28 for 32.1% in the second half and lost to Canyons, 63-58, in the semifinals. They’ll play for third place against Cerritos today at 3 p.m. Canyons (6-4) will face Saddleback in the title game, scheduled for 5 p.m. Freshman Samantha Hansen led the Pirates with 12 points and 12 rebounds, while sophomore Jenna Lujan added 10 points.
August 7, 2008
Molly Goodenbour came to UC Irvine to embrace a challenge and the Anteaters’ newly hired women’s basketball coach said Wednesday her players should expect to be challenged by her and her future staff. “I told them they were going to be challenged in ways they probably hadn’t been challenged before,” said Goodenbour, the 2008 California Collegiate Athletic Assn. Coach of the Year at Chico State, where she led the Wildcats to a school-record win total in a 28-6 season that included a conference title and the program’s sixth straight appearance in the NCAA Division II Tournament.