Category Archives: Women’s Basketball

WCC execs approve hoops tournament changes

At the recent West Coast Conference executive and presidents’ councils meetings, league officials approved changes to the WCC Basketball Championships format. Beginning this March, the format will feature women’s opening round games (seeds 7-10) and a pair of women’s quarterfinals on Thursday, March … Continue reading

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Gael Awards Show Video – Women’s Basketball

At the end of each school year, all Saint Mary’s student-athletes are invited to the Gael Awards Show to celebrate the athletic and academic achievements of the past year. One of the evening’s traditions is for each team to produce … Continue reading

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Louella Tomlinson signs with the Kilsyth Cobras

Former Gael Louella Tomlinson returns to her native Australia, signing with the Kilsyth Cobras (South East Australian Basketball League). Tomlinson has been playing professionally each year since departing Moraga. Most recently Tomlinson won a championship playing for the Hungarian team … Continue reading

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Former Gael Tomlinson Helps Team Win Hungarian League Title

Former Gael Louella Tomlinson helped her professional team win the Hungarian league title. Playing for PINKK Pecsi 424, Tomlinson scored seven points in the decisive fifth game of the championship series as PINKK defeated PEAC Pecs 54-42. With the series … Continue reading

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Broncos hire former SMC hoops standout

Former Saint Mary’s women’s basketball standout JR Payne ’99 was named the ninth head women’s basketball coach in Santa Clara University history over the weekend. A former head coach at Southern Utah and an assistant at Gonzaga, Boise State and … Continue reading

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SMC basketball is a family affair; WCC Tourney this week

In case you missed it, San Francisco Chronicle über-scribe Steve Kroner produced a great feature story last weekend about seniors Stephen Holt and Beau Levesque – both who have fathers who played basketball in the West Coast Conference.  Definitely worth … Continue reading

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One of the top games in the nation to watch takes place Saturday in McKeon

Fresh off a thrilling 75-70 win over Brigham Young, the Saint Mary’s women’s basketball team (17-4, 7-3 WCC) hosts San Diego (18-3, 7-3 WCC) on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in McKeon Pavilion.  On the national radar, the match-up ranks as … Continue reading

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