2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • JEAN-PAUL NAMED CANADA’S COACH FOR U16 AMERICAS CHAMPIONSHIP
    December 07, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western women’s basketball coach Cheryl Jean-Paul will lead Team Canada into the FIBA U16 Women’s Americas Championship 2019, as the Spartans bench boss was named head coach for next year’s tournament.
  • BUCKINGHAM'S CAREER BEST LEADS SPARTANS TO WIN
    November 24, 2018
    VICTORIA – The Trinity Western women’s basketball team used a strong defensive effort to earn a 71-63 victory over the Victoria Vikes Saturday night at the CARSA Performance Gym in Victoria, B.C. The win sends the Spartans into the Christmas break with a 7-3 record, while the loss drops the Vikes to 6-4.
  • FRANSSON HAS DOUBLE-DOUBLE IN LOSS TO VICTORIA
    November 23, 2018
    VICTORIA – Trinity Western first-year forward Nicole Fransson (Edmonton) had a career night, collecting 25 points and 15 rebounds, but it wasn’t quite enough as the Spartans lost 77-71 to Victoria Friday at the CARSA Performance Gym.
  • SPARTANS FALL TO UNBC IN ROAD CONTEST
    November 17, 2018
    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – The offensive versatility proved to be the difference, as the UNBC Timberwolves prevailed 83-54 over the Trinity Western Spartans Saturday at the Charles Jago Northern Sports Centre.
  • SPARTANS DROP CONTEST BETWEEN PERFECT TEAMS
    November 16, 2018
    PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia – In a battle of unbeaten teams it was the hometown UNBC Timberwolves who came out on top with a 78-77 comeback win over the Trinity Western Spartans, Friday night at the Charles Jago Northern Sports Centre in Prince George, B.C. 
  • SPARTAN SPOTLIGHT | FIFTH-YEAR GUARD JESSIE BROWN
    November 15, 2018
    Just this past summer, amidst a week of 12-hour shifts as a nursing student at the hospital, fifth-year Trinity Western guard Jessie Brown found the time to fly to Japan to be with her team for a preseason trip, before returning to British Columbia only two days later. This is just kind of Brown’s life. The quick transitions from basketball to nursing and back again have become commonplace for the veteran athlete.
  • SPARTANS COMPLETE WEEKEND SWEEP OF MOUNT ROYAL
    November 10, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The Trinity Western Spartans completed a weekend sweep, winning 73-50 over the Mount Royal Cougars Saturday night. This win sees the Spartans improve to a perfect 6-0 record.
  • UNDEFEATED SPARTANS HOST WINLESS MOUNT ROYAL
    November 09, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The Trinity Western’s women’s basketball team will host the Mount Royal University Cougars Friday and Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS STAY PERFECT, PULL AWAY LATE TO BEAT MRU
    November 09, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The Trinity Western women’s basketball remained perfect early in the Canada West regular season, beating Mount Royal 87-81 win Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS COMPLETE HISTORIC WEEKEND SWEEP OF NO. 6 REGINA
    November 03, 2018
    REGINA – The Trinity Western Spartans scored the final 10 points of the game on Saturday night, pulling away from the No. 6-ranked Regina Cougars for a 56-47 victory at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health & Sport.
  • SPARTANS UPSET NO. 6 REGINA IN ROAD WIN
    November 02, 2018
    REGINA – The hot-shooting Trinity Western Spartans went on a late third-quarter run and pulled away from the No. 6-ranked Regina Cougars for a 74-63 road win on Friday night at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health & Sport. The win marks the first time TWU has ever beat the Cougars in Regina.
  • SPARTANS BEAT THE HEAT MOVE TO 2-0
    October 27, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The Trinity Western Spartans used a balanced scoring attack and strong rebounding to defeat the visiting UBC Okanagan Heat 79-57 in Canada West women’s basketball action Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre in Langley, B.C. The win improves TWU to 2-0 on the season, while the loss drops UBC-O to 0-2.
  • RATZLAFF LEADS SPARTANS TO WIN OVER UBCO IN SEASON-OPENER
    October 26, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s Tessa Ratzlaff (Abbotsford, B.C.) had 25 points and eight rebounds to lead the Spartans to an 81-62 win over UBC Okanagan in their season-opener Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SEASON PREVIEW | SPARTANS LOOK TO BUILD ON HISTORIC SEASON
    October 25, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Coming off an historic season in which Trinity Western’s women’s basketball team posted a program-best regular season record and a best-ever playoff run, the Spartans enter the 2018-19 season primed to continue build upon what has become a burgeoning program.
  • SPARTANS DROP FINAL PRESEASON GAME TO VIKINGS
    October 22, 2018
    BELLINGHAM, Washington – The Trinity Western women’s basketball team finished the preseason with an 89-55 loss to the Western Washington Vikings Monday night at Carver Gym in Bellingham, Wash. 
  • SPARTANS LOSE TO PANDAS AT ALBERTA HOOPFEST
    October 21, 2018
    EDMONTON – The Trinity Western women’s basketball team concluded their two games at the Alberta Hoopfest with a 59-46 loss to the host Alberta Pandas Sunday afternoon in Edmonton. 
  • SPARTANS FALL TO CALGARY IN PRESEASON CONTEST
    October 20, 2018
    EDMONTON – Opening its final weekend of preseason action, Trinity Western’s women’s basketball team lost 78-40 against Calgary Saturday.
  • LANCERS MAKE IT TWO GAME SWEEP OVER SPARTANS
    September 29, 2018
    LONDON, Ontario – The Trinity Western women’s basketball team fell 61-52 to the Windsor Lancers Saturday afternoon in Windsor, Ontario. The Spartans trailed the Lancers by one point, 27-26 after an evenly played first 20 minutes. In the third quarter the Lancers took control by outscoring TWU 25-14 to give Windsor the 12 point lead 52-40 after 30 min. 
  • SPARTANS DROP SECOND GAME OF ONTARIO TOUR
    September 28, 2018
    LONDON, Ontario – The Trinity Western women’s basketball team lost their second game of their preseason tour of Ontario 62-60 to the Windsor Lancers Friday evening in Windsor, Ontario. 
  • SPARTANS OPEN PRESEASON WITH LOSS TO WESTERN
    September 27, 2018
    LONDON, Ontario – The Trinity Western women’s basketball team opened the 2018-19 preseason with a 53-56 loss to the Western University Mustangs Thursday afternoon in London, Ont.
  • SPARTANS BESTED BY CHINA OLYMPIC TEAM IN PRESEASON GAME
    September 14, 2018
    RICHMOND, B.C. – In the first exhibition game of the preseason, the Spartans women’s basketball team saw a point-for-point first quarter before the China Olympic Women’s Team pulled away to take the game 98-58 Friday at the Richmond Olympic Oval.
  • SPARTANS TO PLAY CHINA OLYMPIC TEAM AT RICHMOND OLYMPIC OVAL
    September 12, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s women’s basketball team will open its preseason schedule this Friday when the Spartans host the China Women’s Olympic Team at the Richmond Olympic Oval.
  • BEST-SELLING AUTHOR JOSHUA MEDCALF HIGHLIGHTS LEADERSHIP SUPERCONFERENCE
    August 27, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia ? Best-selling author Joshua Medcalf, who wrote the much-celebrated book Chop Wood Carry Water, will be the keynote speaker at the Leadership Superconference, Oct. 19, at the Langley Events Centre. The Leadership Superconference, presented by ShootHire, is hosted by the Trinity Western University Spartans and Basketball BC. Registration will be open soon.
  • SPARTANS HOST UBCO IN CANADA WEST REGULAR SEASON HOME-OPENER OCT. 26
    June 21, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s women’s basketball team will open its 2018-19 regular season on home court (Oct. 26-27), as the Spartans host UBC Okanagan looking to build off last year’s historically successful campaign. The Canada West schedule was announced Thursday.