With each step up the ladder to cut down the nets, senior guard Hollie Mershon was closer to realizing a dream she has had from the moment she stepped onto Drexel University’s campus. Words couldn’t express the feeling that she and fellow seniors Taylor Wootton, Renee Johnson-Allen and Nicki Jones had after completing the greatest [...]
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If you were to ask most young girls about their ideal “Cinderella story,” a typical response would consist of falling in love, attending some sort of magical dance and living happily ever after. But you were to ask four special Drexel women, they would have a completely different story. And they would be able to [...]
Coming off a close defeat in the Colonial Athletic Association Championship Game to the University of Delaware, the Drexel Dragons headed into postseason play with high hopes that that loss wouldn’t define their season. As a result, head coach Denise Dillon and her team put together a string of wins that led them to the [...]
If you follow college basketball, chances are you have become tired of hearing the term “conference realignment.” If not, you don’t watch enough SportsCenter. While the hottest-profile realignment situation has been the disbandment of the Big East and the creation of the American Athletic Conference, Drexel sports fans know that the Colonial Athletic Association has [...]
Prior to the start of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament, members of the Drexel Dragons women’s basketball team received well-deserved honors at the conference’s awards banquet March 13 in Upper Marlboro, Md. Senior guard Hollie Mershon was honored twice on the evening. Mershon was named First Team All-CAA for her efforts. She leads the Dragons [...]
This proved to be a defining week for the Drexel University women’s basketball team, as they faced the two teams most likely to stand in their way of winning a Colonial Athletic Association championship. First, the No. 18 nationally ranked Blue Hens of the University of Delaware squeezed out a 62-57 victory at home against [...]
There are two games remaining for the Drexel women’s basketball team before the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament. One of their remaining games is against a rival and the No. 1 seed heading into the tournament, the Blue Hens of the University of Delaware. However, before facing Delaware March 3, the Dragons had to get past [...]
Heading into the final six games of their regular season, the Drexel women’s basketball team is looking to head into the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament as a team playing its best basketball when it matters the most. Unfortunately for head coach Denise Dillon and her Dragons, they received some unfortunate news after their loss on [...]
The Drexel women’s basketball team saw its three-game winning streak come to an end Feb. 14 as they lost on the road to Hofstra University. Before facing Hofstra, head coach Denise Dillon’s team avenged a loss to Old Dominion University. It was an up-and-down week for the women’s team, but that is to be expected, [...]
After losing two consecutive games for the first time this season, the Drexel University women’s basketball team got back to its winning ways by defeating Georgia State University Feb. 3 and Towson University Feb. 5. It was an all-around effort for the Dragons as they defeated Georgia State 79-55 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Head [...]
After riding a six-game winning streak to begin Colonial Athletic Association play, the Drexel women’s basketball team cooled off by losing two very close games. Their first loss in CAA competition came at the hands of the conference rival University of Delaware at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Coming off that loss, the Dragons went on [...]
The Drexel women’s basketball team heads into one of its biggest games of the season in tremendous form. The Dragons will face the University of Delaware Jan. 27 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center in what is expected to be the premier matchup of the Colonial Athletic Association season. The match will feature the two teams [...]
Drexel Athletics named women’s basketball forward Taylor Wootton one of the CLEAR Athletes of the Week for the week of Jan. 21. The announcement came following two big games from Wootton against Colonial Athletic Association rivals Hofstra University and The College of William & Mary. Wootton, who shares the honors with men’s guard Frantz Massenat, [...]
Drexel’s women’s basketball team continues to find success in the Colonial Athletic Association, as they defeated the University of North Carolina Wilmington 64-51 for their third consecutive victory. This marks the first time since the 2007 season that the women’s team has started 3-0 in the conference. Coming off a thrilling last-minute victory Jan. 10 [...]
Philadelphia’s reputation this basketball season has been boosted by the fantastic play of a fourth-year guard. This guard is averaging just under 20 points per game and has been the cornerstone of the team’s offense, gaining national attention from peers and developing quite the well-rounded game. Did you guess Jrue Holiday of the Philadelphia 76ers? [...]
Coming off a 20-day break from competition, head coach Denise Dillon and the Drexel women’s basketball team had three more out-of-conference games before beginning competition against Colonial Athletic Association teams. The Dragons started off with a 77-50 victory against the city rival University of Pennsylvania Dec. 21 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Following the match [...]
Were you anxious for the beginning of college basketball season, amped to see if the men’s basketball team could avenge last year’s March Madness snub with a season of destiny? If so, you’re probably quite disappointed at this point. But pout not, for the cream of the Colonial Athletic Association crop this winter can still [...]
The Drexel women’s basketball team continued its hot start to the season by winning the TD Bank Classic Dec. 1. The win came after a close three-point overtime loss to the 24th ranked University of South Carolina, and head coach Denise Dillon and her team were looking to get back on the winning track and [...]
A few months ago, the women’s basketball team was staring at a few holes left by their four graduated seniors. Tyler Hale, Marisa Crane, Ayana Lee and All-Colonial Athletic Association first-teamer Kamile Nacickaite were Dragons for four winning seasons, including being part of the team’s only conference championship in program history. While they still had [...]
Coming off a tough two-point loss against local rival Saint Joseph’s University, Drexel women’s basketball head coach Denise Dillon knew they would again be tested against another local school: La Salle University. The game against La Salle would prove to be a launching point for the women’s team for their Thanksgiving tournament: the Long Island [...]
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