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Women’s basketball falls short in NCAA tournament

Women’s basketball falls short in NCAA tournament

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 21
Filed under Sports

Coming off an impressive MAC tournament run, the University of Toledo women's basketball team headed into their first NCAA tournament in 16 years and looked to advance to the second round. Unfortunately, the Rocket momentum from their conference tournament didn’t transfer to their game against the...

Women’s Basketball takes home MAC championship

Women’s Basketball takes home MAC championship

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 13
Filed under Sports

By Sam Williams Sports Editor   The University of Toledo women’s basketball team took Cleveland by storm over the weekend. As the No. 6 seed, the women defeated No. 4 seed Northern Illinois University in an unexpected Mid-American Conference women’s basketball championship game.   This...

UT wins at home and away

UT wins at home and away

Jackson Rogers, Associate sports editor
February 14
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team pulled off a win against Western Michigan on Feb. 8. Third-year guard Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott and second-year guard Mikaela Boyd combined for 43 points to lead Toledo to a 72-66 victory at WMU’s University Arena. With this win, the Rockets improved...

Women’s Basketball battles against Buffalo and Ohio

Women’s Basketball battles against Buffalo and Ohio

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
February 7
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team, now 14-7 (5-5 MAC), took on the defending MAC tournament champion Buffalo Bulls on Feb. 1, defeating them 85-63. On Feb. 4, the Rockets traveled south to tangle with the Ohio Bobcats, losing 61-55. UT put up a tough battle in the first quarter and...

Rocket Tennis victorious at home

Rocket Tennis victorious at home

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
January 31
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo men’s and women’s tennis teams both had wins during a home matchup. On Jan. 27 against the Dukes of Duquesne University, the men won 6-1 to rebound their season record, 2-3. The women’s team won 4-3 over Duquesne that same day, and 6-1 over the Cleveland State Vikings on...

Women split wins against Buffalo and Northern Illinois

Women split wins against Buffalo and Northern Illinois

Jackson Rodgers, Staff Reporter
January 17
Filed under Sports

This past week, the University of Toledo women’s basketball team beat the University of Buffalo 73-64 on Wednesday and lost to Northern Illinois University 77-73 on Saturday. The two games bring the Rockets’ record to 12-4 on the season. “Well, we feel good knowing that Buffalo hadn’t lost...

Rockets blow past Flames and Crusaders

Rockets blow past Flames and Crusaders

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
December 6
Filed under Sports

Over the weekend, the University of Toledo women’s basketball team defeated the University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois, 79-51 on Thursday and Madonna University 99-47 on Sunday. The wins improved the Rocket record to 5-1 this season. “We were tested early in both games,” said head coach Tricia...

Rockets Basketball holds preview event with women’s exhibition match

Rockets Basketball holds preview event with women’s exhibition match

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
November 8
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team held an exhibition matchup against Lock Haven University last Saturday, which the Rockets dominated 99-41. Lock Haven is a small school in Pennsylvania, and the game does not count toward the Rockets’ record. The matchup’s purpose is to show off...

Women’s tennis takes home four flight titles at home

Women’s tennis takes home four flight titles at home

October 11
Filed under Sports

Adversity is not a foreign concept to any athlete. The challenges every player, team and coach face influence the way their season goes and whether they win or lose. So the most important challenge, in regards to adversity for any competitor, is how you beat the adversity you face. This challenge...

Volleyball drops two matches over the weekend

Volleyball drops two matches over the weekend

Justice Sunderland, Sports Co-Editor
October 11
Filed under Sports

The Toledo volleyball team dropped two matches this weekend on the road. On Friday, they were swept by Western Michigan and on Saturday they lost a five-set battle against division leader Northern Illinois. The Rockets are now 10-8 and 3-3 in Mid-American Conference play. On Friday, UT could not keep...

Womens golf showcases young team at opening tournaments

Womens golf showcases young team at opening tournaments

Sam Williams, Co-associate sports editor
October 4
Filed under Sports

If you look at any professional sports team, one of the most important figures before, during and after competition is the veteran player. Someone on the team who has been there before and knows what to do and how to do it. Someone who is able to impart that knowledge on younger players to better help...

Women’s soccer bounces back with a win after loss

Women’s soccer bounces back with a win after loss

September 7
Filed under Sports

The Rocket women’s soccer team opened their home season at Scott Park, losing to Northern Kentucky 2-0 on Friday, then defeating Detroit 1-0 on an own goal in the 81st minute. UT is standing at 2-3 after this weekend’s games. Sophomore goalie Kiersten Wilson led the way on Friday with three saves,...

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