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Year-End Awards Presented at Team Breakfast April 29

Posted by on April 30, 2019 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

The 2018-19 Rutgers Women’s Basketball team held a year-end breakfast on April 29 to celebrate the accomplishments of the season and to hand out special awards. Redshirt sophomore Arella Guirantes was named Newcomer of the Year. Senior Victoria Harris won the Sportsmanship Award, and sophomore Tekia Mack was named Defensive Player of the Year. Senior Stasha Carey won the Most Valuable Player Award and Senior Charise Wilson was honored as Teammate of the Year. In addition, Harris and sophomore Mael Gilles were recognized for all-Big 10 Academic honors, and Gilles also won the Kevin Collins Award for Most Improved GPA. Freshman Noga Peleg Pelc was named Scholar-Athlete of the Year for having achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA. Junior manager Eryca Bennett was given the Gianna DeVeitro Award for Manager of the Year. Seniors Stasha Carey, Charise Wilson and the only 4-year graduating senior on the roster, Victoria Harris, each made moving remarks, thanking their teammates, the coaches and staff and the fans for their support during their time as RUWBB players.

RU Ousted from Tournament by Buffalo, 82-71

Posted by on March 23, 2019 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Depleted roster and all, #7 seed Rutgers took on #10 seed University of Buffalo on Friday, March 22, in Storrs, CT, in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.  The final score was Buffalo 82, Rutgers 71.  The team ended the season with a 22-10 record.  The absence of Sierra Calhoun and a first quarter injury to guard Noga Peleg Pelc left just 8 players for RU.  Senior Stasha Carey ended her Rutgers career with a double-double, scoring 20 points and collecting 11 rebounds.  Arella Guirantes had 14 points and Tekia Mack added 10 from the bench.  For the full box score and a recap of the game, visit the Scarlet Knights website:

Dancing Again! RU to Face Buffalo in Storrs in NCAA Tournament

Posted by on March 18, 2019 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)

The Rutgers Women's Basketball team is back in the Big Dance!  Named a #7 seed in the NCAA's Albany Region, RU faces #10 Buffalo in Round 1 on Friday, March 22.  The undefeated Rolling RAC leaves from the Yellow Lot at noon for the 4:30 game and will return at the conclusion of our contest.  Email to reserve your spot.  Tickets for the bus and the game are $75. 

For more on the story, please vist the Scarlet Knights website at

Carey Named to All-Tournament Team

Posted by on March 13, 2019 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Rutgers forward Stasha Carey, a senior, was named to the All-Tournament Team at the B1G Tournament in Indianapolis.  Carey scored 17 points in a quarterfinal victory over Purdue and followed up that performance with 15 more against Iowa in the semifinals.  Carey had pereviously been named to the B1G 10 Second Team for her performance during the regular season.  Carey, who began her career at the University of Pittsburgh, transferred to RU after her sophomore season and played two years for the Scarlet Knights.  Her career scoring surpassed 1000 points earlier in the season.  Congrats to Stasha Carey!

B1G Tournament Run Ends in Semis

Posted by on March 13, 2019 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

RU entered the B1G 10 Tournament in third place in the Conference with a 13-5 record after winning 3 straight games to close the regular season.  A double-bye put Rutgers straight into the quarterfinals, where the Knights defeated Purdue for the second year in a row, with a final score of 64-49.  Stasha Carey led the scoring with 17 points and Arella Guirantes totaled 15.  Senior Victoria Harris hauled down a caerr-high 14 rebounds in the win.

Advancing to the semifinals against Iowa, the Scarlet Knights fell behind by as much as 20 points before staging a furious rally, only to fall short to the eventual Tournament Champion Hawkeyes, 72-67.  Four players reached double fugures, led by Arella Guirantes with 15 points, Noga Peleg Pelc and Stasha Carey with 13 each and Charice Wilson with 10. 

RU finished the season 22-9 overall and now waits to see if they will be invited to the NCAA Tournament.  March 18 is Selection Monday, and all Cagers have been invited to watch at the RAC along with the team and coaches as the brackets are revealed.  Details will be announced.

Carey & Guirantes Win B1G 10 Honors

Posted by on March 4, 2019 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Senior Stasha Carey earned All-B1G 10 Second Team honors and redshirt sophomore Arella Guirantes made Honorable Mention in the B1G post-season awards announced on Monday, March 4.  For more infomration, please visit the Scarlet Kigths website at ; In addition, Arella was named to the B1G 10 Honor Roll for her play during the past 3 games, when she helped lead Rutgers to three straight wins.

Knights Take Regular Season Finale at OSU 66-56

Posted by on March 3, 2019 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

After trailing for the first 3 quarters of the game at OSU, RU came back strong to beat Ohio State by 10, 66-56. Arella Guirantes and Zippy Broughton led the team with 19 points each, with T. Mack adding 14. Guirantes also led the team in rebounds with 7. With a victory in the regular season finale, RU closes the season at 21-8 and a B1G Conference record of 13-5 to earn third place and a double bye in the Conference Tournament. RU opens play with the 9 PM game on Friday night in Indianapolis. Let's go RU!

Senior Night Celebration with 60-54 Win Over Minnesota

Posted by on February 28, 2019 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Rutgers celebrated Senior Night with a victory over Minnesota, 60-54 on February 28, avenging a previous loss to the Golden Gophers. With one remaining road game against Ohio State on Sunday at 2 PM, RU stands at 20-8 on the season and is 12-5 in the Conference, assuring at least a 3rd place finish. On to Ohio, and then Indianapolis! With the win, Rutgers earns a double bye in the B1G Tournament, when the team will play its first game on Friday in the quarterfinals. Arella Guirantes led all scorers with 25 points, while Senior Stasha Carey added 13, along with 11 rebounds, to pick up the double-double. Congrats to the team and thank you to R Seniors, Victoria Harris, Sierra Calhoun, Charise Wilson and Stasha Carey! And the Cagers were honored at halftime for their fervent support of RUWBB. The B1G 10 Tournament begins on March 6 in Indianapolis.

RU Bullies Badgers in 73-53 Home Victory

Posted by on February 25, 2019 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

RU came out strong and came home with a 73-53 win over Wisconsin on February 25 to improve to 19-8 overall and 11-4 in the B1G 10 conference and remain in the top 4. Tekia Mack led RU in scoring with 17, followed by Arella Guirantes with 13, and Vicky Harris pulled down 9 rebounds. Thursday is Senior Night prior to the game against Minnesota, which starts at 6:30, so be in your seats by 6:15 to honor seniors Victoria Harris, Stasha Carey, Charice Wilson and Sierra Calhoun.

Rutgers Falls at Michigan, 86-76

Posted by on February 21, 2019 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

With a road loss to Michigan on February 21, 86-76, the Knights fall to 10-5 in the B1G 10 and 18-8 overall.  Rutgers had 3 players score in double digits, led by Charice Wilson with 14.  Arella Guiantes and Stasha Carey each has 14 points, and Stasha led the team in rebounds with 6.  CC Cryor had 8 points and 8 assists.  Tekia Mack chipped in 9 points.  RU was 10 for 13 from the line, while Michigan hit 22 of their 28 free throw opportunities.  Coach C. Vivian Stringer was ill and did not make the trip to Michigan, so assistant coach Timothy Eatman filled in.  RU returns home Monday to face Wisconsin at the RAC.