2017-18 Jefferson Women's Basketball News

  • Women’s Basketball Grabs 10th Win With 71-58 Victory at Bloomsburg on Saturday
    December 16, 2017
    BLOOMSBURG, Pa. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (10-1) defeated the Bloomsburg Huskies (5-6) on Saturday afternoon on the road by a final of 71-58. The win came as the 10th of the year for the Rams.
  • Cunningham, Kaminski Earn CACC Weekly Awards on Monday
    December 12, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt freshman Caitlyn Cunningham and redshirt junior Jessica Kaminski of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferosn University) women’s basketball team earned CACC Weekly Awards on Monday afternoon. Cunningham was named the Co-Rookie of the Week while Kaminski grabbed Defensive Player of the Week honors. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
  • Women’s Basketball Holds Off Holy Family for CACC Road Win, 73-67
    December 09, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (9-1, 3-0 CACC) held off the Holy Family Tigers (1-9, 0-3 CACC) in a conference matchup on a snowy, Saturday afternoon in northeast Philadelphia by a final of 73-67 in the rivalry affair.
  • Women's Basketball Outlasts Chestnut Hill in OT, 81-71
    December 05, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA - The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's basketball team (8-1, 2-0 CACC) outlasted the Chestnut Hill Griffins in CACC matchup by a final (OT) of 81-71 from the Gallagher Center on Tuesday evening on Military Appreciation Night.
  • Maher Grabs CACC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Award
    December 04, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt junior Erin Maher of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team was named the CACC Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
  • Women’s Basketball Opens Conference Play with Victory at Georgian Court, 80-64
    December 02, 2017
    LAKEWOOD, N.J. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (7-1, 1-0 CACC) opened up conference play on the road this Saturday afternoon in Lakewood, N.J. with an 80-64 win at Georgian Court (2-5, 0-1 CACC).
  • Jefferson Women’s Basketball and Chestnut Hill Team Up for Military Appreciation Game on December 5
    November 30, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team is collaborating with the Chestnut Hill Griffins to host a Military Appreciation Game on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. from the Gallagher Center in the Rams’ CACC home opener. The date was chosen to correspond with the 76th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor during World War II on December 7, 1971.
  • Women’s Basketball Suffers First Loss of Season to Kutztown, 73-69
    November 29, 2017
    KUTZTOWN, Pa. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (6-1) suffered its first loss of the season on the road to the Kutztown Golden Bears (4-3) on Wednesday evening from the Keystone Arena by a final of 73-69.
  • Cunningham Named CACC Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week
    November 27, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt freshman Caitlyn Cunningham of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team was named the CACC Rookie of the Week on Monday afternoon. Redshirt junior Jessica Kaminski was named to the conference honor roll. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
  • Najah Jacobs ’15 Helps Law School Group Win 2017 Tournament of Champions
    November 27, 2017
    LOS ANGELES – Former Rams’ women’s basketball player Najah Jacobs ’15 is now in her third year of law school at the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law in Philadelphia, Pa. Earlier this month, Jacobs and a group of Drexel law students traveled out to Los Angeles for the intensely competitive Tournament of Champions, hosted by Loyola Law School. Drexel won the tournament for the second-consecutive year.
  • Women’s Basketball Moves to 6-0 with 74-53 Road Win at East Stroudsburg
    November 26, 2017
    EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (6-0) moved to 6-0 on the season with a 74-53 road win at East Stroudsburg (4-2) on Sunday afternoon.
  • Women’s Basketball Pulls Away From Shippensburg for 68-56 Victory to Start 5-0
    November 21, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (5-0) defeated the Shippensburg Raiders (0-5) by a final of 68-56 on Tuesday evening form the Gallagher Center.
  • Kaminski Named CACC Women’s Basketball Defender of the Week
    November 20, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt junior Jessica Kaminski of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team was named the CACC Women’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
  • Women’s Basketball 4-0 After Defeating Lincoln on Saturday, 61-52
    November 18, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team handed the Lincoln Lions (Pa.) a Saturday afternoon loss from the Gallagher Center by a final of 61-52. The win keeps the Rams perfect in the young season.
  • Kaminski, Williams Lead Women’s Basketball Past Bridgeport, 64-53
    November 15, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (3-0) used big scoring outputs from redshirt junior Jessica Kaminski and redshirt sophomore Alynna Williams to get past the Bridgeport Purple Knights on Wednesday evening by a 64-53 final from the Gallagher Center.
  • Cunningham, Kum Earn CACC Women’s Basketball Weekly Awards
    November 13, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Redshirt freshman Caitlyn Cunningham and junior Beverly Kum of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team earned CACC weekly honors on Monday afternoon. Cunningham was named the CACC Rookie of the Week while Kum earned CACC Defensive Player of the Week honors. Redshirt junior Erin Maher was named to the conference honor roll. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference office.
  • Women’s Basketball Downs Molloy to Close Opening Weekend, 71-47
    November 12, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (2-0) turned in a 71-47 victory over the Molloy Lions (0-2) from the Gallagher Center in an East Region Conference Challenge matchup to close out the Rams’ opening weekend on Sunday.
  • Strong Third Quarter Fuels Women’s Basketball to Victory Over Queens, 60-54
    November 11, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (1-0) took down the Queens (N.Y.) Knights (0-1) by a final of 60-54 from the Gallagher Center on Saturday afternoon in an East Region Conference Challenge matchup.
  • Jefferson Women’s Basketball Tabbed to Finish Second in the CACC South Division
    November 01, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball was picked to finish second in the CACC South Division on Wednesday afternoon. The 2017-18 polls were decided upon by the 14 coaching staffs in the conference. The new was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Office.
  • Jefferson Athletics Reveals New Branding at Ram Madness
    October 12, 2017
    The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Athletic Department unveiled its new athletic branding and colors after the integration of the two school this past summer. The news was announced at Jefferson’s Ram Madness, a pep rally to kick off the basketball season on Thursday evening from the Gallagher Center.
  • Basketball Season to Kick Off with Ram Madness on Thursday; New Brand Unveiled
    October 11, 2017
    The Jefferson men’s and women’s basketball seasons kick off on Thursday evening with Ram Madness, the annual pep rally for the Rams. Hosted in the Gallagher Center, the night will be highlighted by the unveiling of the new Jefferson Athletic logo and colors.
  • Jefferson Women’s Basketball Finalizes 2017-18 Slate
    October 10, 2017
    The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team, led by head coach Tom Shirley in his 29th season, announced its 2017-18 schedule on Tuesday afternoon. The season features 28 regular-season contests including 16 at the Gallagher Center.
  • Former Ram Bria Young Hosting October Shoe Drive to Fund Free Basketball Camp
    September 28, 2017
    In the month of October, former point guard Bria Young (’15) of the Rams’ women’s basketball team will be hosting a shoe drive to help support individuals in developing nations while also funding a free basketball camp for inner city children next summer.
  • Women’s Basketball Spends Saturday at Erving Youth Clinic in Camden
    September 10, 2017
    The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team will spend Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Julius Erving Youth Clinic located at the Sixers Training Complex in Camden, N.J. The event is hosted by NBA and Philadelphia 76er legend Julius Erving.
  • 76 Rams Named 2016-17 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award Winners
    August 30, 2017
    CLEVELAND – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Athletic Department had 76 student-athletes named 2016-17 recipients of the Academic Achievement Award by the Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA).
  • Jefferson’s Herb Magee Court Prepped for the 2017-18 School Year
    August 02, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA – The finishing touches are being put on Herb Magee Court inside of Jefferson’s (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Gallagher Athletic Center as the court underwent its refinishing this summer.
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