July 16, 2014
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - The Western Washington University women's basketball team has 14 home games, including two tournaments, on its 2014-15 schedule.
The Vikings, who reached the West Regional last year for the 14th time in 15 seasons as a member of NCAA Division II, will host a West Region Crossover Classic on Nov. 21 and 22, playing Azusa Pacific and UC San Diego, and the Lynda Goodrich Classic on Nov. 28 and 29, facing Tampa and Northwest.
In between those tournaments, WWU entertains San Francisco State on Nov. 25.
Nine Great Northwest Athletic Conference counters conclude the Vikings' appearances at Sam Carver Gymnasium. They host Seattle Pacific on Jan. 1, Montana State Billings on Jan. 3, Western Oregon on Jan. 15, Saint Martin's on Jan. 17, Northwest Nazarene on Feb. 5, Central Washington on Feb. 7, Alaska Fairbanks on Feb. 19, Alaska Anchorage on Feb. 21 and Simon Fraser on Feb. 28.
WWU is on the road for two tournaments, meeting Humboldt State and Fresno Pacific at Seattle Pacific's West Region Crossover Classic on Nov. 14 and 15, and meeting West Texas A&M and Southern Indiana at the South Point Holiday Hoops Classic on Dec. 18 and 19.
Ten road games complete the Vikings' schedule. They are at Simon Fraser on Dec. 6, Portland State on Dec. 14, Central Washington on Jan. 8, Northwest Nazarene on Jan. 10, Alaska Anchorage on Jan. 22, Alaska Fairbanks on Jan. 24, Montana State Billings on Jan. 29, Seattle Pacific on Jan. 31, Saint Martin's on Feb. 12 and Western Oregon on Feb. 14.
All those contests except the one against NCAA I Portland State are GNAC counters.
WWU opens with two exhibition games, playing host to Fraser Valley on Oct. 26 and traveling to British Columbia on Nov. 1.
Head coach Carmen Dolfo is beginning her 24th season with a 494-183 record. She needs just six victories to become the first four-year collegiate women's coach in the state of Washington to reach the 500 milestone.
The Vikings, who return four starters and 10 letter winners, are led by backcourt players, first-team GNAC all-star shooting guard Katie Colard (Sr., McCleary/Elma) and point guard Jenni White (Sr., Spokane/East Valley), who received GNAC honorable mention and was the GNAC Tournament MVP.
WWU has won the last two GNAC Tourney titles.
WWU Falls 82-62 at Northwest Nazarene
Vikings reduce early deficit during second quarter, Nighthawks pull away after halftime
Vikings Hit the Road to Face Northwest Nazarene and Central Washington
WWU faces NNU on Thursday (7 pm MT) and CWU on Saturday (7 pm PT)
WWU Tops Saint Martin's 69-58 for Historic Victory
Vikings earn win No. 1,000 all-time in program history with Saturday’s victory over Saints
WWU Rally Falls Short in 75-63 Loss to SPU
Vikings cut 21-point halftime deficit to five points but Falcons hold off WWU
Vikings Return Home to Host SPU and SMU
WWU faces SPU on Thursday at 7 pm, oppose Saint Martin's on Saturday at 7 pm.
Vikings Edged 54-50 at Western Oregon
WWU takes a late lead, Wolves score last six points of game to top WWU
Women's Basketball Falls at Concordia 70-61
Nikki Corbett scores 13 points in her season debut, Lexie Bland also finishes with 13 points
Vikings Travel to face Concordia and Western Oregon
WWU faces Concordia Thursday and Western Oregon Saturday, both games start at 5:15 pm
WWU Falls to No. 6 Alaska Anchorage 64-54
Kelsey Rogers scores 12 points for WWU, Seawolves hold off Vikings
Vikings Take Down Alaska Fairbanks 83-49
WWU shoots 50.8% from the field with balanced offense in commanding win
WWU Hosts Alaska Schools in Return to GNAC Play
Vikings face Alaska Fairbanks on Friday (7 pm) and Alaska Anchorage on Sunday (4 pm)
Anna Schwecke Named GNAC Player of the Week
Schwecke was named to the Viking Holiday Hoops Classic All-Tournament Team averaging 14 points and 10 rebounds per game
WWU Falls 78-62 to No. 3 West Texas A&M
Vikings stay within striking distance of West Texas A&M before Lady Buffs pull away late
Vikings Roll to 90-59 Win Over Texas A&M International
WWU uses strong start to build early lead, five Vikings score in double figures
Vikings Ink Lynden Christian Star Avery Dykstra
Dykstra is a four-year starter at Lynden Christian in basketball and the 2017 Northwest Conference MVP