Day: March 21, 2009

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A Look at Tonight’s Contest

The Lady Catamounts will be looking to achieve something tonight they were not able to do in 2005 – advance in the NCAA Tournament. At 8pm Eastern, the 13 seeded Western Carolina women’s basketball team will square off against No. 4 seeded Vanderbilt in a first-round game at the Pit/Bob […]

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Vanderbilt Game Notes

The No. 4 seed in the Raleigh Region, Vanderbilt (24-8, 10-4 SEC) is making its second consecutive trip to play its opening NCAA Tournament game in Albuquerque. Last year, Vanderbilt defeated No. 13 seed Montana and No. 5 seed West Virginia at The Pit to advance to the Sweet 16. […]

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Pre-Game Press Conference Notes

After holding open practice on Friday, head coach Kelli Harper and the Lady Catamounts’ three seniors, Lauren Powell, Kendra Eaton and Brooke Johnson, fielded questions from the media about how they were preparing for the game, how it feels to be in the NCAA Tournament and the match-up with Vanderbilt. […]

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Western Carolina Game Notes

The No. 13 seed in the Raleigh Region, Western Carolina (21-11, 11-9 SoCon) is making its first trip to play its opening NCAA Tournament game in Albuquerque. Western Carolina’s No. 13 seed in the NCAA Tournament is the highest placement in the NCAA Tournament in school history. The Lady Catamounts […]

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WCU Women’s Basketball Team Draw 13th Seed In NCAA Tournament

Surrounded by their fans in a jam packed Club Illusions at A.K. Hinds University Center on Monday night, the Lady Catamounts discovered their seeding in the 2009 NCAA Tournament. The Western Carolina Women’s basketball team, drawing a WCU best 13th seed, will face No. 4 seed and the 14th ranked […]

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Lady Catamounts Win 2009 SoCon Championship

It took three overtimes, 101 points and clutch free throws down the stretch, but the Western Carolina women’s basketball weathered it all, to capture the 2009 Southern Conference Tournament Title on Monday, Mar. 9 in the longest ever SoCon tournament title match. The No. 3 seeeded Lady Catamounts (21-11), defeated […]