Women's Basketball News

Lady Blazers Ranked #1 in Nation in Latest Poll

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. <

Lady Blazers Honor Seniors

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'

Lady Trailblazers Defeat #1 ranked Kentucky Christian University

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

Brenda Carter joins 1000 point club

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,

Lady Blazers Make History With 20th Win

The Ohio Christian University women's basketball team made history on Thursday when they defeated the #1 team in the ORCC (Ohio Regional Campus Conference) Ohio University-Eastern 79-75.  The win was OCU's 20th of the season, which is a feat that no other team in the history of the women's basketball program has reached at Ohio Christian.  The Lady Blazers jumped out to an ear

Lady Blazers Fall Short at UC-Clermont

The OCU women's basketball team traveled to UC-Clermont on Tuesday to take on UC-Clermont.  The first half was fast-paced and packed with offense, with the Cougars taking a 49-47 halftime lead over the Lady Blazers.  In the second half, UC-Clermont made a run and went up by 14 with 7 minutes left in the game.  But the Lady Blazers fought back and went on a run of their own, cutti

Lady Blazers Win and Move to 19-3

The Lady Blazers traveled to rival World Harvest Bible College on Friday in an Ohio Collegiate Athletic Conference match-up, defeating the Lady Warriors 85-39. Freshman guard Shelby Roe led another balanced OCU attack with 22 points, on 8 of 14 shooting from the field, 2 assists, and 2 steals.  Senior guard Brenda Carter added 20 points, on 9 of 12 shooting, and dished out 5 assists.&

Lady Blazers Win Again

The Lady Blazers defeated Southern State Community College on Tuesday by a score of 94-67.  All ten players for the Lady Blazers contributed on both ends of the floor, with every player scoring and earning at least one steal in the game.  It was again the Blazers' defensive tenacity that led to the big production on offense.  OCU finished with 26 steals for the game, forcing 42 t

Lady Blazers Win Three More this Week and Advance to 17-3

The Lady Trailblazers were on a mission this week. They set out to improve on the defensive end and play with intensity for the entire forty minutes.  When their defense and rebounding picked up, there was no stopping the Lady Blazers, as they picked up three more wins this week, in decisive fashion.  On Tuesday, the Lady Trailbazers came out intense and focused when they

Rucker signs with Lady Trailblazers

  West Jefferson's Brittany Rucker signed her letter of intent this week to play for the OCU Lady Trailblazers and Head Coach Mandy Wray next season.  Brittany played high school varsity for three years and has played in AAU since 6th grade.