Women’s basketball looks to rebound from last season


Courtesy Observer Archives

The women’s basketball looks to improve on last season as they kick off against Denison on Friday.

Last season record: 9-16 overall

Last Season University Athletic Association (UAA) Standing: 3-11, Tied for 7th place

Top Rival: Carnegie Mellon University Tartans

Returning players: 5

Newcomers: 7

Season kickoff: Friday, Nov. 13, Away at Denison University, 6 p.m.

Home Opener: Wednesday, Dec. 6 against College of Wooster, 7:30 p.m.

Head Coach: Jennifer Reimer (9th season)

Assistant Coach: Alexandra Dellas (1st season)

Team Accolades: 4 All-UAA post-season honor athletes, Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll

Player Accolades: Emily Young: UAA-All Academic honors, spent second half of last season volunteering at a hospital and orphanage in village near Mount Kilimanjaro. Jessica McCoy: Appearances in all 50 collegiate games thus far. Laura Mummey: Two consecutive All-UAA Honorable Mentions, UAA Player of the Week Award, Denison Classic All-Tournament Team