Women's Basketball News
The Ohio Christian University women's basketball team faced #2 Southwestern Christian University (Oklahoma) on Friday night in the Final Four of the NCCAA National Tournament. The Lady Blazers hot shooting and pressure defense propelled them to a 39-25 lead at the half. Head Coach Mandy Wray said, "Our girls really came out ready to play in the first half. We los
The Lady Trailblazers beat #2 seed Southwestern Christian University 77-70 this evening, securing a chance to play for the NCCAA Division II National Championship. The Lady Blazers will face Kentucky Christian University in the championship game tomorrow, March 13th at 7p.m.
The #3 seed OCU women's basketball team faced #6 seed and host team Philadelphia Biblical University on Thursday night with a berth to the Final Four on the line. The Lady Trailblazers took an early lead, forcing several turnovers and converting in transition, but PBU made a run of their own to end the first half, taking a 29-23 lead at half-time. Ohio Christian continued th
Amanda Pendergraft, a senior guard from Washington Court House High School, signed to play basketball with the Lady Traillblazers next season. Amanda started her journey playing basketball in the 3rd grade for the Miami Trace Traveling All Stars. She was on the varsity squad all four seasons,and as a senior, Amanda averaged 7.3 points, 2.3 assists, and 4 reb
OCU travels to Knoxville, Tennessee this weekend for the Mid-East Region Championship.
The Lady Blazers traveled to World Harvest Bible College this weekend for the Ohio Collegiate Athletic Conference (OCAC) Tournament. On Friday, OCU (#1 seed) faced #4 seed World Harvest Bible College and won 71-52. Freshman guard Dannyel Butte led the Trailblazers in scoring with 18 points and seven rebounds.
The NCCAA Women's Division II National rankings were released Tuesday afternoon, and the Ohio Christian University women's basketball team received the #1 ranking, tied with Kentucky Christian University, who the Lady Blazers defeated last week at home. The Lady Blazers' #1 ranking is the first time any team at OCU has been recognized as the top team in the country in the rankings. <
On Tuesday, after the Lady Blazers defeated #1 ranked Kentucky Christian University and became regular season Mid-East Region Champions for the first time in the history of the program, OCU honored their seniors. Brenda Carter and Brittany Martin have been an integral part of the success of the women's basketball program the last few years. Martin was a member of Coach Wray'
Tuesday was a night of history-making for the Ohio Christian University women's basketball team. They hosted Kentucky Christian University, with the #1 seed in the Mid-East Region on the line. OCU (#3 in nation) came out firing, taking an early 19-3 lead over the #1 nationally ranked KCU team. Kentucky Christian came back and cut the lead to six points at the half. But th
Senior All-American guard Brenda Carter became the second female member of the Trailblazer's 1000 point club last Tuesday at UC-Clermont. Carter added 20 points on Thursday to bring her total to 1020 points with several games still left this season. Carter joins an elite group of Trailblazer basketball players, including Jessie Gardner, the only other female in the group,