Women's Basketball News
Coach Mandy Wray signed her first local recruit last week when Teay's Valley point guard Kim Craycraft signed to play basketball for the Lady Trailblazers next year. "Kim will be a great addition for us next year. She is a great point guard and very well-rounded. Her speed and athleticism will fit our style very well. Kim sees the f
The Lady Trailblazers signed Jazmin Smith, a 2009 Pickerington Central High School grad, to play basketball next season. Jazmin will bring athleticism and speed to OCU's backcourt, which is a perfect fit for the Lady Blazers' fast-paced style of play. Head Coach Mandy Wray said, "Jazmin will fit our style of play really well. We like to press for forty m
Kelly Boldman, a 6'3 senior at Minford High School, signed to play basketball for the Ohio Christian University Lady Trailblazers next season. It will add some much-needed height to the Lady Blazers' roster, who were out-sized almost every game this season. Boldman said, "It has always been a dream of mine to play college basketball, and God has allowed it to come true." <
The OCU women's basketball team was 9.8 seconds away from winning their first National Championship on Saturday. Freshman Shelby Roe drained a shot from behind the arc to put the Lady Blazers up by one point with just under 10 seconds remaining. But Kentucky Christian University's Meredith Reed was able to convert a three point play of her own in the final se
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.