2008-09 Women's Basketball News

April 15, 2009
DEZIREE GREEN NAMED SOUTHLAND ALL-ACADEMIC FIRST TEAM
Junior Deziree Green was named to the first-team of the Southland Conference All-Academic team on Tuesday after a vote of the leagues coaches, sports information directors and academic advisor. The award recognizes the Islander women's basketball player for her hard work both on the court and in the classroom.

March 11, 2009
ISLANDERS CLOSE OUT SEASON WITH LOSS IN SLC TOURNAMENT
Katy - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team closed its season with a 91-59 loss to UT Arlington on Wednesday at the Leonard E. Merrell Center, the site of the 2009 State Farm Southland Conference Basketball Tournament.

March 10, 2009
ISLANDERS FACE UT ARLINGTON IN SLC TOURNAMENT
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team will play UT Arlington for the third time this season as the two teams are matched up in the first round of the 2009 State Farm Southland Conference Basketball Tournament. The tournament is being held in Katy for the second-straight season at the Merrell Center. The Islanders and the Mavericks tipoff at 6 PM on Wednesday, March 11.

March 9, 2009
DAVIS, MONTGOMERY NAMED TO ALL-SLC TEAMS
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball players Jade Davis and Shaye Montgomery have been named to the All-Southland Conference teams. Davis, a sophomore guard from West Columbia was named to the third team while Montgomery, a junior guard from Baytown was named All-SLC Honorable Mention. It is the first SLC award for either player.

March 7, 2009
ISLANDERS END REGULAR SEASON WITH LOSS TO UT ARLINGTON
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team lost its final game of the regular season to regular season Southland Conference champion UT Arlington by a 78-61 score. Saturday was also senior day for the Islanders as they recognized center Sarah Davidson and team manager Aubrie Lysinger for their contributions to the TAMUCC program.

March 6, 2009
ISLANDERS HOST UT ARLINGTON ON SENIOR DAY
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team will host UT Arlington for senior day at the American Bank Center on Saturday. Tipoff is set for 1 PM. The Islanders will honor senior Sarah Davidson for her contributions to the TAMUCC program.

March 4, 2009
ISLANDERS DOMINATE LAMAR IN IMPORTANT SLC GAME
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team got a big boost to its post-season hopes Wednesday night as they defeated the Lamar Lady Cardinals by a 71-55 margin in a Southland Conference game on the road in Beaumont. The Islanders are now back in control of their own destiny as it pertains to making the SLC tournament. The Islanders are in with a win on Saturday afternoon against UT Arlington.

March 3, 2009
ISLANDERS TRAVEL TO LAMAR FOR SLC GAME
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team will travel to Beaumont to take on the Lamar Lady Cardinals in the second-to-last game of the regular season. Tipoff is set for Wednesday at 7 PM.

February 28, 2009
ISLANDERS DROP SLC ROAD GAME AGAINST SFA
NACOGDOCHES - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team dropped an 87-54 decision against Stephen F. Austin in an important Southland Conference road game on Saturday night.

February 25, 2009
ISLANDERS LOSE HEARTBREAKER IN OVERTIME TO SLU
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team lost a heartbreaker at the American Bank Center Wednesday night, as it fell by a 76-72 score in overtime to Southeastern Louisiana in a key Southland Conference match up.

February 21, 2009
ISLANDERS FALL TO MCNEESE IN SLC ROAD GAME
Lake Charles, La. - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team dropped a 68-54 decision in a Southland Conference road game at McNeese State on Saturday afternoon.

February 18, 2009
ISLANDERS HOST UTSA IN WBCA PINKZONE GAME
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team will look get above .500 in Southland Conference play as they play host to the UTSA Roadrunners at the American Bank Center at 7 PM on Wednesday night in their annual Women's Basketball Coaches Association PinkZone game.

February 18, 2009
ISLANDERS SUFFER SETBACK AT HOME GAME AGAINST UTSA
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team suffered a 72-54 setback in Southland Conference action against the UTSA Roadrunners at the American Bank Center on Wednesday night.

February 14, 2009
ISLANDERS GET BIG ROAD WIN AT SAM HOUSTON
Huntsville - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team got a big Southland Conference road win over the Sam Houston Bearkats by a 67-62 on Saturday afternoon. It was the second victory this season for the Islanders over the Bearkats.

February 13, 2009
ISLANDERS FACE SAM HOUSTON IN SLC ROAD MATCHUP
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team will look even their Southland Conference record and sweep the season series against Sam Houston State this Saturday in Huntsville. The Islanders beat the Bearkats on Jan. 31 at the American Bank Center by an 88-76 final.

February 11, 2009
ISLANDERS LOSE HEARTBREAKER AGAINST TEXAS STATE
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team let one get away from them against Texas State on Wednesday night, falling by a 66-62 final after being up by 14 in the second half.

February 7, 2009
ISLANDERS DOMINATE COLONELS IN HOMECOMING GAME
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team got a dominating 84-57 homecoming game win over the Nicholls State Colonels in a Southland Conference match up Saturday night at the American Bank Center.

February 6, 2009
ISLANDERS FACE NICHOLLS STATE IN HOMECOMING GAME
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team will take part in the homecoming festivities this Saturday as they play host to the Nicholls State Colonels in a Southland Conference match up at the American Bank Center. Tipoff is set for 7 PM.

February 4, 2009
ISLANDERS WOMEN DROP SLC ROAD GAME AT UT ARLINGTON
Arlington ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team lost a 88-62 decision on the road to UT Arlington in a Southland Conference match up on Wednesday night at Texas Hall.

January 31, 2009
MONTGOMERY, ISLANDERS DOWN SAM HOUSTON AT HOME
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christ women's basketball team got back-to-back wins at home for the first time this year as they downed the Sam Houston State Bearkats by an 88-76 final Saturday night at the American Bank Center.

January 30, 2009
ISLANDERS TAKE ON SAM HOUSTON IN SLC MATCHUP
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team will get back into Southland Conference action Saturday night as they take on Sam Houston State in a 7 PM matchup at the American Bank Center.

January 28, 2009
ISLANDERS DOMINATE UTPA IN NON-CONFERENCE HOME GAME
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team won a non-conference home game against the Texas-Pan American Lady Broncs at the American Bank Center Wednesday night, taking a 54-35 decision in the midweek game.

January 24, 2009
SECOND HALF RALLY COMES UP SHORT AT UTSA FOR ISLANDER WOMEN
SAN ANTONIO ? Jade Davis led a foursome Texas A&M-Corus Christi women's basketball players in double digits as they rallied to within two points late in the game after trailing by double figures in the second half but it wasn't enough as the Islanders fell 69-63 to UTSA on Saturday at the Convocation Center.

January 21, 2009
ISLANDERS STUMBLE AT HOME AGAINST LAMAR
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team had rough time at home on Wednesday night as they dropped a 68-44 decision to the Lamar Lady Cardinals in Southland Conference play at the American Bank Center.

January 20, 2009
ISLANDERS GO FOR TWO IN A ROW AT HOME
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team will look to win back-to-back home games on Wednesday as they host the Lamar Lady Cardinals in a Southland Conference tilt at the American Bank Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 PM.

January 17, 2009
ISLANDERS SUCCESSFUL IN RETURN TO HOME COURT
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team got an important Southland Conference victory over Northwestern State by a score of 61-52 in their first home game since Nov. 24. The Islanders win snaps Northwestern State's win streak at four games.

January 16, 2009
ISLANDERS HOST FIRST HOME GAME OF THE NEW YEAR
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team gets a much needed break from the road this Saturday, as they play host to the Northwestern State Lady Demons at the American Bank Center at 1 PM.

January 14, 2009
FURIOUS ISLANDER RALLY FALLS SHORT AT TEXAS STATE
San Marcos, Texas ? The Texas A&M ? Corpus Christi women's basketball team fell behind early and rallied late, but it was not enough as the Islanders fell to the Texas State Bobcats by a score of 69-65 in their Southland Conference contest.

January 13, 2009
ISLANDER WOMEN SET TO TAKE ON TEXAS STATE
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team will play its second game of the Southland Conference schedule against Texas State in San Marcos on Wednesday night.

January 10, 2009
ISLANDERS HOLD OFF SUGAR BEARS IN SLC OPENER
Conway, Ark. - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team won their opening game of Southland Conference play with a 52-50 win over the Central Arkansas Sugar Bears.

January 9, 2009
ISLANDERS OPEN SOUTHLAND PLAY AT CENTRAL ARKANSAS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team is set to open it's Southland Conference schedule this Saturday in Conway, Ark. on the campus of Central Arkansas.

December 30, 2008
ISLANDERS FALL TO PANTHERS AT GEORGIA STATE INVITE
Atlanta, Ga. - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team dropped a 69-57 decision to the host Panthers in the championship game at the Georgia State Invitational on Tuesday afternoon.

December 29, 2008
ISLANDERS DOWN RHODE ISLAND IN GEORGIA STATE INVITATIONAL
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team beat Rhode Island by a 75-67 score at the Georgia State Invitational.

December 18, 2008
ISLANDERS DOWN NORTH FLORIDA AT LADY OSPREY CLASSIC
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team got back in the win column Thursday night with a 58-47 victory over North Florida, host of the Lady Osprey Holiday Classic the Islanders were playing in.

December 17, 2008
ISLANDERS TAKE PART IN LADY OSPREY CLASSIC
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team will be taking part in the University of North Florida Lady Osprey Classic on Dec. 17 and 18 in Jacksonville, Fla.

December 17, 2008
ISLANDERS OFF THE MARK IN LOSS TO JACKSONVILLE STATE
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team had trouble finding the bottom of the basket as they dropped a 48-45 decision to Jacksonville State in the first game of the North Florida Lady Osprey Holiday Classic.

December 13, 2008
ISLANDERS TRAVEL TO TAKE ON TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team gets back into the swing of things on Saturday night as they travel to take on Texas-Pan American in a non-conference game in Edinburg at 7 p.m.

December 13, 2008
ISLANDERS COME UP SHORT AGAINST TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team came up just short of completing a furious rally late in the game against Texas-Pan American. A last-second three-point prayer by Lauren Smith was straight on but came up just short of the hoop as time expired to give the Broncs a 56-53 victory.

December 2, 2008
ISLANDERS RALLY FALLS SHORT AT SMU
Dallas -- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team lost a 73-65 decision Tuesday night at Moody Coliseum on the campus of SMU.

December 1, 2008
ISLANDERS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TO TAKE ON SMU
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team hits the road once again this week to take on the SMU Mustangs in Dallas, looking to improve on their early season 2-4 record.

November 29, 2008
ISLANDERS LOSE SECOND GAME IN THANKSGIVING TOURNAMENT
Las Cruces, N.M. -- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball lost their second game of the Aggie Hotel Encanto Thanksgiving Classic by a 74-47 score to host New Mexico State on Saturday night.

November 28, 2008
ISLANDERS CRUSH WESTERN NEW MEXICO IN THANKSGIVING TOURNAMENT
Las Cruces, N.M. -- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team got back on the winning track in the first game of the Aggie Hotel Encanto Thanksgiving Classic, beating the Western New Mexico Mustangs by an 88-60 score in the first ever meeting between the two teams.

November 24, 2008
ISLANDERS FALL TO NORTH TEXAS AT HOME
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team dropped a 61-53 decision against the North Texas Mean Green at the American Bank Center on Monday night.

November 20, 2008
ISLANDERS SUFFER SETBACK AT #14 TEXAS
Austin -- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team suffered a large setback on the road against the #14 ranked Texas Longhorns, losing by a 87-36 score on the road.

November 19, 2008
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TRAVELS TO #14 TEXAS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team travels to Austin to take on the #14-ranked University of Texas Longhorns on Thursday night in non-conference action.

November 17, 2008
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL OPENS HOME SCHEDULE
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team opens its home schedule of games tonight against Texas Southern.

November 17, 2008
MYLES LEADS ISLANDERS TO FIRST WIN OF THE YEAR
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team turned in a gritty performance over Texas Southern in notching its first win of the season, a 56-51 win Monday night at the American Bank Center.

November 14, 2008
ISLANDER WOMEN LOSE SEASON OPENER
Nashville, Tenn. -- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team lost their season opener against the #12 Vanderbilt Commodores by an 85-51 score on Friday night.

November 13, 2008
ISLANDERS OPEN SEASON AT #12 VANDERBILT
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team opens the 2008-09 season on the road at #12 Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn. on Friday night.

October 21, 2008
BEAGLE NAMED FIRST TEAM SLC, ISLANDERS PICKED 5TH IN WEST
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball team has been picked to finish fifth in the Western Division of the Southland Conference in both the coaches and sports information directors poll. Islander center Elisa Beagle has also been chosen as a pre-season first-team All-SLC pick.

September 2, 2008
ISLANDER WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RELEASES 2008-09 SCHEDULE
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's basketball schedule features 29 games against five postseason participants from the previous season, as well as three early tournaments before kicking off its schedule of Southland Conference games.