2019-20 News

  • Dominant Second Half Carries Cardinals Past Juniata, 73-46
    January 15, 2020
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. - Catholic University women's basketball sophomore Maggie Bednarek scored a career-high 12 points, including 10 in the second half, as the Cardinals posted a 73-46 Landmark Conference road victory over Juniata Wednesday at Memorial Gymnasium.
  • Cardinals Drop Landmark Conference Contest at Moravian
    January 11, 2020
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Catholic University women's basketball senior Sydney Poindexter totaled 11 points and nine rebounds while freshman Erin Thompson added nine points in a 60-51 loss at Moravian in a Landmark Conference contest Saturday at Johnston Hall.
  • Cardinals Down No. 14 Marymount in Jamie Roberts Classic
    January 05, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Catholic University women's basketball senior Sydney Poindexter scored 13 of her game-high 15 points in the fourth quarter as the Cardinals rallied for a 56-51 victory over No. 14 Marymount (VA) Sunday in the Jamie Lynn Roberts Classic.
  • UMW Holds Off Cardinals in Jamie Lynn Roberts Classic
    January 04, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Catholic University women's basketball freshman Erin Doherty scored six of her team-high 13 points in the fourth quarter, but the Cardinals missed a shot at the end of regulation as Mary Washington edged out a 54-51 victory Saturday in the Jamie Lynn Roberts Classic.
  • Cardinals Look to Repeat as Jamie Roberts Classic Champions
    January 03, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - This year marks the 11th consecutive season that the Catholic women’s basketball team has hosted its annual holiday tournament. It began in 2009 and was renamed in honor of Jamie Roberts in 2014.
  • Basketball Announces 28th Annual Cardinal Academy
    December 16, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Catholic University head women's basketball coach Matt Donohue and head men's basketball coach Aaron Kelly are pleased to announce that registration for the 2020 Cardinal Basketball Academy is open now.
  • Cardinals Top Bison 85-62 in Final Game of 2019
    December 14, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - A well-balanced attack that featured ten different scorers helped the Catholic University women's basketball team defeat Gallaudet 85-62 Saturday evening at the DuFour Center. 
  • Cardinals Post 73-50 Victory Over Drew in Landmark Opener
    December 07, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Catholic University women's basketball sophomore Luca Mamula posted her second 20-point game of the season to lead four Cardinals in double figures as they opened Landmark Conference play with a 73-50 victory over Drew Saturday on Franny Murray Court.
  • Cardinals Receiving Votes in WBCA, d3hoops.com Polls
    December 03, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - After posting its best start to a season since 2012-13, the Catholic University women's basketball team is receiving votes in both the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Top 25 Coaches Poll as well as the d3hoops.com women's Top 25.
  • Bussanich Posts Career High, Cardinals Suffer First Loss
    December 03, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Catholic University women's basketball freshman Rachel Bussanich scored a career high 11 points, but the Cardinals shot just 30.8 percent from the floor and totaled 30 turnovers in losing their first game of the season, 74-39, to Salisbury Tuesday on Franny Murray Court.
  • Poindexter Named Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week
    December 02, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - Catholic University women's basketball senior Sydney Poindexter was named the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week on Monday after totaling 20 points and 12 rebounds as the Cardinals posted a 72-65 road win over Haverford last week.
  • Cardinals Post Impressive 72-65 Road Win at Haverford
    November 26, 2019
    HAVERFORD, Pa. - Catholic University women's basketball senior Sydney Poindexter totaled 20 points and 12 rebounds as the Cardinals led for all but 2:30 en route to a 72-65 road win over Haverford Tuesday at Calvin J. Gooding '84 Arena.
  • Cardinals Capture Second-Straight Tournament Title
    November 23, 2019
    ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Catholic University women's basketball senior Sydney Poindexter received her second Most Valuable Player honor as the Cardinals captured their second tournament title this season with a 61-52 victory over host Muhlenberg Saturday in the championship game of the Scotty Wood Tournament.
  • Cardinals Sit in Fourth Place in President's Trophy Standings
    November 22, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - After the conclusion of the fall sports season, Catholic University finds itself in second place in the Landmark Conference President's Trophy standings.
  • Cardinals Win Fifth-Straight, 80-48 Over Penn State Abington
    November 22, 2019
    ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Led by 16 points and six rebounds from senior Sydney Poindexter, the Catholic University women's basketball team posted its fifth-straight win with an 80-48 victory over Penn State Abington Friday at the Scotty Wood Tournament hosted by Muhlenberg.
  • Mamula, Poindexter Lead Cardinals Past St. Mary's (Md.)
    November 19, 2019
    ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - Catholic University women's basketball sophomore Luca Mamula scored a season-high 21 points while senior Sydney Poindexter added 18 points and 12 rebounds as the Cardinals posted a 75-54 road win over St. Mary's College of Maryland Tuesday.
  • Poindexter MVP, Cardinals Capture Coaches vs. Cancer Classic
    November 16, 2019
    YORK, Pa. - Catholic University women's basketball senior Sydney Poindexter scored a game-high 22 points en route to earning Most Valuable Player honors as the Cardinals won the title of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic with a 76-71 victory over host York (Pa.) Saturday.
  • Poindexter, Johnson Carry Cardinals Past Kenyon, 62-39
    November 15, 2019
    YORK, Pa. - Catholic University women's basketball senior Sydney Poindexter had 16 points and a team-high seven rebounds while sophomore Amanda Johnson had a game-high 17 points and six rebounds as the Cardinals posted a 62-39 victory over Kenyon in the Coaches' vs. Cancer Classic hosted by York (Pa.).
  • Cardinals Open Season With Convincing 92-68 Win at Home
    November 10, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Catholic University women's basketball freshman Samantha McCarter scored a team-high 20 points in her collegiate debut as the Cardinals posted an impressive 92-68 victory over Anna Maria Saturday on Franny Murray Court in the season opener for both teams.
  • Women's Basketball Fourth in Landmark Preseason Poll
    November 07, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - The Catholic University women's basketball team was picked to finish fourth in the Landmark Conference Preseason Coaches Poll released on Thursday.
  • Third Annual Cardinal Athletics Giving Challenge Begins
    October 29, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The third annual Cardinal Athletics Giving Challenge officially kicked off on Tuesday. Make a gift today and light the way for our student-athletes. Participate and spread the word before the competition ends on November 12.
  • Donohue Excited for Cardinals' 2019-20 Schedule
    October 24, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Catholic University head women's basketball coach Matt Donohue is looking forward to his teams 2019-20 schedule that includes 12 home games, three defending conference champions and the team's annual Jamie Lynn Roberts Classic.
  • Women's Basketball to Host Elite Camp on October 13
    September 09, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Catholic University head women's basketball coach Matt Donohue announced that the program will be hosting its annual elite camp on Sunday, Oct. 13. The camp cost just $95 and runs from 10 a.m., to 4 p.m.
  • St. Mary's to Dedicate Jamie L. Roberts Stadium on Sept. 7
    August 15, 2019
    ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - On Saturday, Sept. 7, St. Mary's College of Maryland will celebrate the dedication of its newest, state-of-the-art facility in honor of Jamie L. Roberts who spent three years as an assistant women's basketball coach and athletics communications assistant at Catholic.