2011-12 Women's Basketball News

May 1, 2012
Peltzer, Blye and Finn named to the 2011-12 CACC Winter All-Academic Team
Kristen Blye and Taylor Peltzer were named to the team for a second time, while Megan Finn is on the team for the first time.

April 20, 2012
Blye, Peltzer named captains of the 2012-13 women’s basketball team
Kristen Blye and Taylor Peltzer take over a team that went 20-9 and made the CACC Tournament during the 2011-12 season.

April 18, 2012
Blye selected to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area women’s basketball team
Blye, a third team All-CACC pick, was 11th in the conference in scoring and 16th in rebounding.

March 20, 2012
Wooding selected to the Daktronics Women’s Basketball All-America second team
Wooding earned her second All-American honor on Tuesday after being named to the 2012 Daktronics Women’s Basketball Division II All-America second team.

March 19, 2012
Wooding named WBCA All-America Honorable Mention
Wooding is the first women's basketball to receive All-America recognition since Samara Speakes in 2005.

March 7, 2012
Wooding named to the Daktronics Division II All-East Region first team
After being named to the Daktronics Division II All-East Region first team, center Christine Wooding moves to the national ballot for All-American consideration.

February 27, 2012
This Week in Ram Athletics: Feb. 27-March 4
Men's basketball heads to Caldwell for the second round of the CACC Tournament. Baseball heads to Flemington, N.J. for four games and men's and women's tennis hosts NYIT.

February 25, 2012
Lady Rams' season ends with a 62-42 loss to Caldwell in the CACC Tournament
Forward Kristen Blye scored 24 points in the loss to Caldwell.

February 24, 2012
Wooding selected the CACC women’s basketball player of the year; Agger and Blye named to the third team
Christine Wooding is Philadelphia's first women's basketball player of the year since joining the CACC. Stephanie Agger and Kristen Blye were tabbed for the third team.

February 24, 2012
Lady Rams visit Caldwell for opening round of CACC women's basketball championship tournament
Philadelphia went 20-8 overall and 14-5 in the CACC during the regular season, while Caldwell was 16-10 overall and 13-6 in the conference.

February 21, 2012
Lady Rams end regular season with 78-49 loss at Holy Family
The Lady Rams will travel to Caldwell for their CACC Tournament first-round contest Saturday night at 7 p.m.

February 20, 2012
This Week in Ram Athletics: Feb. 20-Feb. 26
A busy upcoming weekend features the basketball teams starting their push for a CACC title and the men's and women's tennis and baseball teams begin their spring schedules.

February 18, 2012
Wooding's career day helps Lady Rams down Felician, 79-69 in overtime
Christine Wooding netted a career-high 35 points and grabbed 19 rebounds to help the Lady Rams win their 20th game of the season.

February 16, 2012
Women’s basketball alumni to hold happy hour for the Thomas R. Shirley Sr. Scholarship Fund
The happy hour will be held on Saturday, Feb. 18 at JD McGillicuddy’s in Roxborough.

February 16, 2012
Lady Rams defeated by the University of the Sciences, 50-44
Center Christine Wooding recorded 13 points and 11 rebounds for her 16th double-double of the season in the loss.

February 15, 2012
Women’s basketball sit in 10th in NCAA Division II East Region Rankings
The Lady Rams are the only team from the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference to make the first set of East region rankings.

February 13, 2012
This Week in Ram Athletics: Feb. 13-Feb. 19
The basketball teams close out their home schedules with games against the University of the Sciences and Felician. Hall of Fame head coach Herb Magee will be honored before the University of the Sciences contest.

February 13, 2012
Wooding nabs CACC women’s basketball player of the week for the sixth time
Wooding averaged 20.3 points and 9.0 rebounds to earn her record sixth CACC player of the week award.

February 11, 2012
Jacobs lift Lady Rams past Dominican (N.Y.), 61-60
Najah Jacobs hit a lay-up and a free throw with nine seconds left in regulation to give Philadelphia a one-point road victory.

February 9, 2012
Lady Rams edged out by Goldey-Beacom in overtime, 71-69
Guard Najah Jacobs scored a team-high 17 points as the Lady Rams fell to Goldey-Beacom in overtime.

February 7, 2012
Lady Rams defeat Chestnut Hill, 75-57; Extends winning streak to four
Center Christine Wooding recorded her 15th double-double this season in the victory by scoring 24 points and grabbing 14 rebounds.

February 6, 2012
This Week in Ram Athletics: Feb. 6-Feb. 12
The basketball teams welcome Chestnut Hill to the Gallagher Center on Tuesday. Then the teams visit Goldey-Beacom and Dominican (N.Y.)

February 6, 2012
Wooding, Jacobs sweep CACC women’s basketball weekly awards
Philadelphia is the first school to claim both CACC women's basketball weekly awards after Wooding and Jacobs earn player and rookie of the week, respectively, Monday.

February 4, 2012
Lady Rams Clinch CACC Tournament Spot with 100-51 Victory over Concordia (N.Y.)
All 10 Lady Rams scored at least a point as they put up 100 points for the first time in almost three years.

January 31, 2012
Wooding powers Lady Rams to 74-43 victory over Wilmington (Del.)
Christine Wooding scored a career-high 33 points in the Lady Rams win over Wilmington and moved into 21st place on the Philadelphia University career scoring list.

January 30, 2012
This Week in Ram Athletics: Jan. 30-Feb. 5
This week the Philadelphia University basketball teams visit Wilmington (Del.) and host Concordia (N.Y.).

January 28, 2012
Lady Rams back on-track after coming from behind to defeat Caldwell, 83-80
Guard Najah Jacobs was a perfect 6-of-6 from the field to finish with a career-high 20 points and help the Lady Rams defeat Caldwell on Saturday.

January 26, 2012
Agger scores her 1,000th career point; Lady Rams fall to Goldey-Beacom, 83-80 in overtime
Guard Stephanie Agger hit a lay-up with 1:21 left in overtime to become the 27th 1,000-point scorer in Philadelphia University women's basketball history.

January 23, 2012
This Week in Ram Athletics: Jan. 23-Jan. 29
The men's and women's basketball teams take winning streaks into match-ups against Goldey-Beacom and Caldwell.

January 23, 2012
Wooding honored again; Earned fourth CACC player of the week award of the season
Forward Christine Wooding is tied for the most CACC player of the week awards in a single season after picking up the award for the fourth time this year.

January 21, 2012
Lady Rams pull away to defeat Bloomfield, 67-56; Winning streak at six
Christine Wooding scored a team-high 19 points to help the Lady Rams defeat Bloomfield and extend their winning streak to six games.

January 19, 2012
Lady Rams earn fifth straight victory; Defeat Washington Adventist, 83-54
Christine Wooding and Kristen Blye each had a double-double, while Taylor Peltzer set a new career-high in scoring as the Lady Rams won their fifth straight game.

January 16, 2012
This Week in Ram Athletics: Jan. 16-Jan. 22
The men's and women's basketball teams have three doubleheaders this week, capped off with a home twinbill against Bloomfield on Saturday.

January 16, 2012
Lady Rams slip past Chestnut Hill, 63-57
A late 6-0 run for the Lady Rams broke a 55-all tie and earned their 12th win of the year.

January 10, 2012
Wooding reaches 1,000 as Lady Rams defeat Georgian Court, 96-77
Christine Wooding is the 26th women's basketball player to score 1,000 career points after she hit two free throws with 6:34 left the Lady Rams' win over Georgian Court.

January 9, 2012
This Week in Ram Athletics: Jan. 9-Jan. 15
The women's basketball team travels to Georgian Court University for the lone action on this week's slate.

January 9, 2012
Wooding named CACC's player of the week for the third time
Wooding averaged 19.5 points and 9.0 rebounds and shot 62.5 (15-of-24) in two Lady Ram wins.

January 9, 2012
Women's basketball's Christine Wooding featured on KYW 1060
Women's basketball center Christine Wooding was interviewed by KYW's Matt Leon about her senior season with the Lady Rams.

January 7, 2012
Lady Rams pull away late to defeat Post, 79-73
Philadelphia outscored Post 12-6 over the final 4:24 to snap a 67-all tie and pick up win number 10 of the season.

January 3, 2012
Peltzer hits for career-high as Lady Rams take out Holy Family, 69-57
Forward Taylor Peltzer scored a career-high 19 points to help the Lady Rams defeat visiting Holy Family for the first time since joining the CACC in the 2005-06 season.

January 2, 2012
This Week in Ram Athletics: Jan. 2-Jan. 8
The basketball teams welcome Holy Family on Tuesday before visiting Post University on Saturday.

December 30, 2011
Lady Rams nipped by East Stroudsburg, 55-53
Christine Wooding (14 points, 10 rebounds) and Kristen Blye (13 points, 10 rebounds) each record a double-double for Philadelphia in the loss.

December 26, 2011
This Week in Ram Athletics: Dec. 26-Jan. 1
The men's basketball team hosts the East Region Classic, while the women end 2011 against East Stroudsburg.

December 19, 2011
Wooding powers Lady Rams to 83-31 win over Washington Adventist
Forward Christine Wooding scored a career-high 29 points and set the conference record for free throw percentage in a game by going 15-for-15 at the line.

December 17, 2011
Lady Rams fall in overtime to USciences, 67-62
Stephanie Agger, who forced the extra session by hitting a lay-up with 1.4 seconds left in regulation, scored a team-high 17 points.

December 12, 2011
This Week in Ram Athletics: Dec. 12-Dec. 18
Philadelphia University basketball swept Nyack on Dec. 10 and prep for a doubleheader at USciences on the 17th.

December 10, 2011
Lady Rams gets defensive in an 81-48 win against Nyack
Christine Wooding scores a career-high 25 points as the Lady Rams turn in one of their best defensive performances of the season.

December 6, 2011
Team effort lifts Lady Rams past Georgian Court, 71-53
Four Lady Rams reached double-figures in scoring as Philadelphia won its third straight game.

December 5, 2011
This Week in Ram Athletics: Dec. 5-Dec. 11
Men's basketball travels to Springfield Mass., for the inaugural Holiday Showcase and women's basketball welcomes two CACC foes to the Gallagher Center.

December 5, 2011
Blye earns CACC women’s basketball player of the week award
Blye, a junior forward, averaged 19.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals in a pair of Lady Ram victories.

December 3, 2011
Finn, Agger lead Lady Rams over Wilmington (Del.), 87-49
Guards Megan Finn and Stephanie Agger net 18 points a piece in the win.

November 30, 2011
Lady Rams hang on to defeat Lincoln (Pa.), 62-61
The Lady Rams (4-2) went on a late 10-2 run to pull ahead by three and hung on for a one-point win.

November 27, 2011
Lady Rams nipped by Millersville, 60-57
Guard Stephanie Agger scored a career-high 25 points in the loss for the Lady Rams.

November 21, 2011
Wooding earns CACC player of the week award for the second time
Wooding averaged a double-double with 20 points and 14.5 rebounds in a pair of games last week.

November 19, 2011
Late run gives Lady Rams 74-69 victory over Mercy
Stephanie Agger recorded 19 points, eight rebounds and five steals the lead the Lady Rams to victory.

November 15, 2011
Lady Rams falls to West Chester, 78-77
The Lady Rams were edged out by West Chester in a game that saw 18 lead changes and 11 ties.

November 14, 2011
Wooding tabbed CACC women’s basketball player of the week
Wooding averaged 21 points, 13.5 boards and 1.5 blocks in a pair of Lady Ram wins over the weekend.

November 13, 2011
Wooding dominant as Lady Rams defeat St. Thomas Aquinas, 60-53
Forward Christine Wooding recorded 23 points and a career-high 18 rebounds to lead the Lady Rams to their second win of the season.

November 12, 2011
Blye's career high lift Lady Rams to 81-66 win over C.W. Post in season opener
Forward Kristen Blye scored a game-high 27 points on 10-of-16 shooting to lead the Lady Rams to victory.

November 10, 2011
Women's basketball ready to open the 2011-12 season
The Lady Rams look to improve on a pair of 15-12 seasons and regain its place as one of the top teams in the CACC.

November 9, 2011
Lady Rams picked third in south in CACC preseason coaches poll
Philadelphia trailed only Goldey-Beacom and Holy Family, the two CACC title game participants last year, in the poll.

November 6, 2011
Women’s basketball drops 87-42 decision to Drexel
The exhibition game was the Lady Rams' final tune-up before Saturday's opener against C.W. Post.

November 4, 2011
Lady Rams fall to Iona in exhibition game, 96-61
Forward Kristin Blye poured in 17 points in the defeat to Division I Iona.

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Shirley featured in the Times Chronicle
Philadelphia University women's basketball head coach/Director of Athletics Tom Shirley is interviewed by Times Chronicle sports editor Mike Morsch.