Women’s basketball coach Cleve Wright announces move to NCAA Division I

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Gannon head women’s basketball coach Cleve Wright announced Friday afternoon he will take the next step up the coaching ladder and become the new head women’s basketball coach at NCAA Division I Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Wright departs Gannon as the school’s all-time winningest basketball coach regardless of gender. He produced a 233-100 career record in […]

Think pink: Women’s Basketball Team to host annual Pink Zone Game Feb. 16

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The Gannon University women’s basketball team, currently ranked in the top 10 nationally in NCAA Division II, has dominated its opponents on the court. Fittingly, the Lady Knights have chosen “Together We Can Dominate” as the theme for their sixth annual Pink Zone game, to be played Saturday, Feb. 16 at Hammermill Center. The Lady Knights […]

Gannon women's basketball team tabbed second in PSAC preseason poll

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Published Oct. 25, 2012 on www.gannonsports.com The Gannon women’s basketball team has been predicted to finish second in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Western Division, according to the 2012 PSAC Preseason Coaches Poll released Thursday afternoon. In addition, Jen Papich (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Plum Senior) and Kelley Sundberg (Mansfield, Conn. / E.O. Smith) were named to the Preseason […]

Athletics and Academics Balanced in D-II

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During basketball season, I alternated working at the scorers table and behind the live feed camera. At the start of every game, everybody would stand for the national anthem. Turning to my right, I always noticed the same thing – a simple blue and white NCAA banner with the phrase “I chose Division II.”

#1 Lady Knights Kick Off Atlantic Regional Tonight

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Check out this video to hear from Lady Knights players Kim Vargas, Tiffany Crocker and Carrie Nolan and NCAA Atlantic Region Coach of the Year, Cleve Wright. The undefeated Lady Knights take on Fairmont State  at 6 p.m. tonight, kicking off the Atlantic Regional tournament at Gannon’s Hammermill Center. Listen live on the website of […]

Undefeated Lady Knights Host Atlantic Regional This Weekend

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UPDATE: Lady Knights Coach Cleve Wright was named the PSAC Western Division Coach of the Year & Kristina Freeman is the Player of the Year. Congratulations! Gannon’s undefeated women’s basketball team captured its first-ever PSAC Championship with a 77-68 victory over California (Pa.)  at the Hammermill Center on Saturday. This weekend, the Lady Knights – […]

#1 in the Nation: Lady Knights Top USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll

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The following is a message to the Gannon community from President Antoine Garibaldi, Ph.D.: I am pleased to announce that the Gannon University Lady Knights Basketball team is now ranked No. 1 in the country according to the latest USA Today ESPN Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll, which was released this afternoon. This is […]

Kristina Freeman: Women’s Basketball Team Shining Star

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Four years ago, the Gannon University women’s basketball team got a glimpse at how beneficial Kristina Freeman could be to the program. Four years later, it’s safe to say Freeman, a senior guard, has come into her own on the court in the maroon and gold. This season, the Yonkers, N.Y., native is averaging 15.1 […]