2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • Empowering Women On and Off the Basketball Court
    August 22, 2019
    As a State Department sports envoy to Taiwan, Chapman basketball coach Carol Jue shared a powerful message for women and girls.
  • Jue chosen to headline sports envoy to Taiwan
    July 15, 2019
    The U.S. Department of State’s Sports Diplomacy Office has announced that Chapman University women’s basketball head coach Carol Jue has been chosen to a U.S. Women’s Basketball Sports Envoy in Taiwan
  • 221 Panthers honored as SCIAC All-Academic
    July 08, 2019
    Chapman University’s student-athletes matched their record number with 221 SCIAC All-Academic selections in for the 2018-19 school year. The Panthers had the fourth-most selections of the nine schools in the SCIAC.
  • Fajardo becomes just second Panther to earn All-America honors
    March 20, 2019
    Chapman women’s basketball senior Jaryn Fajardo was honored with a d3hoops.com All-America selection earlier this weekend. The record-setting guard landed a spot on the Fourth Team and is just the second Panther in program history to earn All-America accolades.
  • Watch Fajardo in the All-Star Game today
    March 16, 2019
    The Beyond Sports Women's Collegiate All-Star Game will be streamed live on NCAA.com at 2 p.m. (PT).
  • Fajardo wins All-Star fan vote
    March 11, 2019
    The fans have voted senior Jaryn Fajardo into the Beyond Sports Touts Division III All-Star Game. With over 2,800 votes in the fan poll, Fajardo was nearly 900 votes ahead of anyone else to earn one of the final two spots on the 20-woman roster.
  • Fajardo selected to All-Region First Team
    March 11, 2019
    She is the SCIAC Athlete of the Year, a Division III All-Star and now an All-Region First Team selection from D3hoops.com. Senior Jaryn Fajardo picked up another award on Monday with the first All-Region nod of her career.
  • Fan vote can send Fajardo to All-Star Game
    March 06, 2019
    SCIAC Athlete of the Year Jaryn Fajardo is one of eight players up for the final two spots in the inaugural Beyond Sports Women's Collegiate All-Star Game presented by the WBCA. The final two seniors will be selected from a fan vote until Sunday, Mar. 10.
  • SCIAC semifinal: 5 things to know
    February 21, 2019
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team kept its streak alive with its seventh consecutive trip to the SCIAC Postseason Tournament. The Panthers enter the tournament as the No. 3 seed with a 16-9 overall record and an 11-5 record in the SCIAC. They travel to take on second-seeded Pomona-Pitzer (20-5, 14-2 SCIAC) at 7 p.m.
  • Double double-doubles not enough in SCIAC semi loss
    February 21, 2019
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team fell 75-62 to the second-seeded Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens in the SCIAC semifinal. Senior Jaryn Fajardo ended her career with a double-double with junior Marissa Dunn also posting a double-double.
  • Fajardo headlines All-SCIAC team with top honors
    February 20, 2019
    Senior Jaryn Fajardo headlined the SCIAC women’s basketball conference awards as the Chapman University women’s basketball team’s second consecutive Athlete of the Year. Junior Lucy Criswell also earned All-SCIAC Second Team recognition.
  • Fajardo's double-double, Criswell's 25 lead Panthers to Senior Night win
    February 16, 2019
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team wrapped up the regular season with a convincing win over La Verne. Senior Jaryn Fajardo celebrated her last home game with her fourth double-double of the season.
  • Criswell selected as SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week
    February 11, 2019
    Junior Lucy Criswell averaged nine rebounds per game last week on her way to SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week honors for women’s basketball.
  • Fourth quarter surge leads Panthers over Caltech
    February 05, 2019
    Freshman Julia Strand scored 18 points and junior Lucy Criswell put up a double-double to lead the Chapman University women’s basketball team to a 67-59 comeback win over Caltech. The Panthers (14-9, 9-5 SCIAC) surged in the second half to overcome the Beavers.
  • Fajardo scores career-best 30 points in loss to Pomona-Pitzer
    February 02, 2019
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team fell to the visiting Pomona Pitzer Sagehens 90-83 earlier this afternoon. Senior standout Jaryn Fajardo had a career-best 30-point game to lead the Panthers in the effort.
  • Fajardo scores 1,000th career point in win over Cal Lutheran
    January 23, 2019
    Senior Jaryn Fajardo became just the ninth player in Chapman’s NCAA Division III history to join the 1,000 points club earlier this evening as she went off for 26 points against the visiting Cal Lutheran Regals. The guard led the Panthers to a 74-66 point victory on the historic night.
  • Women’s basketball falls to CMS in defensive battle
    January 19, 2019
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team fell narrowly to the visiting Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas 49-47 earlier this afternoon. In a battle of the defenses where neither team reached 50 points, senior Jaryn Fajardo led the Panthers with 14 points.
  • Strand scores career-high in big win over Whittier
    January 05, 2019
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team defeated visiting Whittier 85-60 on Saturday behind a career night for freshman Julia Strand. Four of the five starters for the Panthers contributed double-digit points in the win.
  • Fajardo scores 20 in loss to No. 7 Amherst
    January 01, 2019
    Senior Jaryn Fajardo scored 20 points but the Chapman University women’s basketball team fell 74-65 to No. 7 Amherst College in the first game of 2019. The Panthers (8-5) cut a double digit deficit down to a single point in the third quarter but couldn’t climb out of an early hole.
  • Ten players score in win over Pitt-Greensburg
    December 29, 2018
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team snapped a three-game skid with a 76-48 win over visiting Pitt-Greensburg on Saturday. The Panthers had 10 different players score in the lopsided victory.
  • Panthers fall despite fourth quarter comeback effort
    December 28, 2018
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team fell to the visiting University of Wisconsin La Crosse Eagles 67-62 earlier this evening. Freshman Julia Strand put up a career-high 14 points off the bench in the Panthers’ effort.
  • Fajardo recognized with third SCIAC weekly award
    December 10, 2018
    Senior Jaryn Fajardo earned her second SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week award after putting up some big numbers in a week where the Panthers went 1-1 in SCIAC play.
  • Late fourth quarter run secures win over Redlands
    December 08, 2018
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team used a big fourth quarter to pull out a 69-62 win over the visiting Redlands Bulldogs. The Panthers (6-1, 3-1 SCIAC) rebounded from a tough road loss to close out the early SCIAC season with a win.
  • Fajardo earns second SCIAC honor
    December 03, 2018
    After another near triple-double from senior Jaryn Fajardo has garnered her second SCIAC Athlete of the Week this season. After earning the defensive award in the opening week, Fajardo has earned the SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the Week.
  • Early run keys SCIAC-opening win over Oxy
    November 28, 2018
    Another fast start for the Chapman University women’s basketball keyed a SCIAC-opening 83-63 win over visiting Occidental on Wednesday. The Panthers (4-0) never trailed on their way to a fourth consecutive victory to begin the season.
  • Early run leads to third straight victory for women's basketball
    November 23, 2018
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team sprinted out to an early lead and never trailed in a 64-54 win over visiting Elmhurst. Senior Jaryn Fajardo led the Panthers (3-0) with a near triple-double in the home-opener.
  • Criswell, Fajardo sweep SCIAC weekly awards
    November 12, 2018
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team swept through the competition on opening weekend and then swept the first SCIAC weekly awards. Junior Lucy Criswell was named the Offensive Athlete of the Week and senior Jaryn Fajardo was named the Defensive Athlete of the Week.
  • Women's basketball picked to top SCIAC again
    November 09, 2018
    Fresh off its first SCIAC Tournament title in 2017-18, the Chapman University women’s basketball team heads back on to the hardwood this weekend to open the 2018-19 season. With SCIAC Athlete of the Year Lucy Criswell back to lead the Panthers, Chapman was picked to finish first in a poll of the conference coaches.
  • Criswell named preseason All-American
    October 26, 2018
    Reigning SCIAC Athlete of the Year Lucy Criswell has been named a preseason All-American by D3hoops.com. The award follows a breakout sophomore season in which Criswell also earned All-West Region First team honors from D3hoops.com.