The Lady Bisons basketball team continues its youth movement this season with the addition of four freshmen to bolster the post and wing positions.
In the NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program yearly report, eight teams from a trio Atlantic Sun universities earned recognition in the report. The Lipscomb Lady Bisons basketball team was one of the teams honored. They have earned the recognition two years in a row.
Lady Bisons Jenna Bartsokas, Miriam McAlister and Jilian Partin were all honored with special recognition at the annual basketball banquet Monday night at Allen Arena.
The 2009 Lipscomb basketball banquet will be held Monday, April 13th at 6 p.m. in Allen Arena. The banquet is open to Bison and Lady Bison fans. The cost is $15 per person which includes dinner. Everyone is asked to RSVP to Sherie Eubanks by Thursday, April 9 at 615-966-6479.
The Lady Bisons stay in the Atlantic Sun Conference basketball tournament was a short one. Wednesday night, the No. 7-seeded Lady Bisons closed out their season with a 63-51 loss to No. 2 ranked Jacksonville in the first round at Allen Arena.
The Lady Bisons have never faced Jacksonville in the Atlantic Sun Tournament. That will change Wednesday at 6 when the Lady Bisons (6-23), the No. 7 seed, tip-off against Jacksonville (17-12) at 6 in Allen Arena in the opening game of the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament.
Tickets to the 2009 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Basketball Tournaments are now on sale through Ticketmaster. The Atlantic Sun men's and women's basketball championships run simultaneously March 4-7 in Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn.
The Lady Bisons had lost four times this season by two points or fewer, but this time around they were not going to be denied in a 56-54 win over North Florida Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena to close out the regular season.
Senior forward Jilian Partin recorded her fourth double-double of the season, but the Lady Bisons watched an early lead disappear in 71-42 loss to Jacksonville Thursday night at Allen Arena.
Jilian Partin and Jenna Bartsokas each scored 19 points, but the Lady Bisons could not overcome a second half rally by Kennesaw State Sautrday afternoon an an 88-78 road loss.
Katie Rollins scored 13 points and grabbed a season-high and game-high nine rebounds and Anna Bowers finished in double figures for the fifth game in a row with 11 points in a 68-56 loss at Mercer Thursday night in Macon, Ga.
Senior forward Jilian Partin scored a season-high 21 points as the Lady Bisons rolled to a 94-77 win over USc Upstate Sunday afternoon at Allen Arena. It was the most points the Lady Bisons have scored this season as five players reached double figures.
The Lady Bisons are continuing to improve as the season progresses, but eight of the top 10 players are freshmen or sophomores. The Lady Bisons lost Friday night to ETSU 68-55 on CSS-TV.
Close games have not been kind to the Lady Bisons this season. Tuesday night against Belmont the Lady Bisons lost 61-60 at Allen Arena in the women's version of the “Battle of the Boulevard”, the fourth time they have lost by two or fewer points.
The Lady Bisons were sparked by a season-high 17 points from freshman point guard Anna Bowers. She hit six-of-12 field goals, including a five-of-nine performance from the 3-point line. Despite her efforts, the Lady Bisons lost 70-56.
The Lady Bisons, playing without coach Frank Bennett who was sick, started off quickly at Stetson Saturday afternoon but fell 63-46 in an A-Sun game.
The Lady Bisons jumped out to an early lead against Florida Gulf Coast but they couldn't maintain their fast start, falling 89-46 Thursday night in Fort Myers, Fla.
Saturday was Family Day with the Bisons. The afternoon was full of fun and excitement. Thanks to the 501st Legionnaire of Stormtroopers, several Star Wars characters made an appearance at Allen Arena. Larry & Bob from VeggieTales were there too. After the game kids got to see the Bisons in their locker room and shoot on the Allen Arena baskets that were lowered to eight feet.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons struggled to find the basket in a 64-48 loss to Atlantic Sun foe Mercer Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena. Cree Nix and Jenna Bartsokas each scored 10 points.
Bad things often come in threes. Lipscomb coach Frank Bennett hopes that is the case for his Lady Bisons basketball team. For the third time this season the Lady Bisons lost a game by two or fewer points. Thursday night it was a 66-64 loss to Kennesaw State at Allen Arena.
Cheryl Smith's former teammates, coaches, teachers, classmates, family and friends came together on January 19 to put on a benefit concert for Cheryl and her daughter Chelsee. The event raised more than $7600.
Freshman center Clair Waggener scored a career-high 10 points and freshman forward Chelsea Burroughs added 10, but the Lady Bisons fell 70-51 Saturday afternoon in Johnson City.
Sophomore forward Cree Nix scored 17 points and added 13 rebounds. both career highs, as the Lady Bisons fell 59-54 at USC Upstate in Atlantic Sun competition Thursday night in Spartanburg, S.C.
Jenna Bartsokas scored a career-high 25 points to lead the Lipscomb Lady Bisons to a 76-66 win over Belmont Monday night at the Curb Event Center. It was the first loss for Belmont on its home court this season and its first Atlantic Sun Conference loss.
The Lipscomb Bisons and Lady Bisons travel down the Boulevard tonight to face Belmont in this year's first installment of the "Battle of the Boulevard." Women play at 5 and the men follow at 7:15. Tickets are still available.
Trish Hodgson-Carruth, a former coach, teacher and student at Lipscomb University passed away Thursday night, Jan. 8, after a long battle with cancer and complications. She was known for her professionalism, honesty and integrity. She was inducted into the Lipscomb Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003.
The Lady Bisons placed three players, Cree Nix, Chelsea Burroughs and Miriam McAlister, in double figures in scoring on the way to a 69-45 win over Campbell in Atlantic Sun play Thursday night at Allen Arena.
Jilian Partin and Jenna Bartsokas combined for 22 points, but the Lady Bisons fell short in a 65-51 Atlantic Sun loss to Stetson at Allen Arena Monday night.
Freshman forward Chelsea Burroughs scored a season-high 16 points as five freshmen played 10 or more minutes for the Lady Bisons in Saturday's 81-51 loss to Florida Gulf Coast at Allen Arena in Atlantic Sun play.
Coach Frank Bernnett started freshman Clair Waggener at center and his first four reserves off the bench were freshmen. The changes almost worked as the Lady Bisons gave up a 30-23 halftime lead and lost 66-64 on a last second shot by Gardner-Webb Monday night in the consolation game of the Dayton Flyer Classic.
The Lady Bisons will renew their acquaintance with former Atlantic Sun foe Gardner-Webb Monday at 4 p.m. in the consolation game of the second annual Dayton Flyer Classic at the Ud Arena.The Lady Bisons lost to host Dayton and Gardner-Webb was defeated by Bowling Green State.
The Lady Bisons face host Dayton Sunday at 2 p.m. in the first round of the second annual Dayton Flyer Classic at UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio. Bowling Green State and Gardner-Webb are also in the field. The finals are Monday night.
The Lady Bisons closed out their pre-Christmas schedule with a 74-50 loss at Evansville Tuesday morning as Anna Bowers scored a career-and-season-high 14 points.
The Lady Bisons made another solid comeback, but once again fell short, this time in a 63-57 loss at Jacksonville Saturday afternoon at Swisher Gym.
The only time the Lady Bisons trailed North Florida in the second half was at the buzzer. A jump shot by North Florida with one second left sealed a 52-51 loss for the Lady Bisons on the road in Jacksonville Thursday night.
The women's basketball media guide is now online in a PDF format for fans to get the most comprehensive coverage of the 2008-09 season.
Lipscomb coach Frank Bennett told his players to believe in themselves no matter what happens in a game. The Lady Bisons apparently drew heavily on that advice to overcome a doube-digit deficit for a 63-55 win over Tennessee State at Allen Arena Saturday night.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons made a strong second half run, but they couldn't sustain the momentum in a 62-48 loss Monday night to visiting Samford at Allen Arena.
The champiosnhip celebraton at Bowling Green State proved to be too much for the Lady Bisons in 71-52 loss Saturday afternoon.
The Lady Bisons picked up their first win of the season against visiting UT-Martin in a final score of 61-56. It was the first time the Lady Bisons have ever beaten UT-Martin in a women's basketball contest. The Lady Bisons, who were 0-2 before tonight, started out slow against a UT-Martin team that had five wins last season.
In the first ever meeting between the two schools in women's basketball Tennessee Tech prevailed 72-55 over the Lipscomb Lady Bisons Tuesday night at Allen Arena. Sophomore guard Jenna Bartsokas scored a career-and-game-high 20 points in the loss.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons opened the season on the road at Austin Peay Saturday night, losing 65-54 at the Dave Aaron Arena in Clarksville, Tenn. It was the regular season opener for both teams.
Lipscomb's Lady Bisons started strong and finished strong in an 84-66 exhibition game win Saturday night against Harding University in Allen Arena. The Lady Bisons finished the exhibition portion of the season with a 2-0 record.
It was a dress rehearsal, but this young version of the Lady Bisons basketball team looks likes its ready for prime time after beating UAH 82-69 in an exhibition game at Allen Arena Thursday night. The Lady Bisons showed a sustained energy level on the court that has not been seen in quite some time. This is an athletic team that can move the ball up the court, play a strong transition game, play good defense and rebound the basketball.
Lipscomb Lady Bisons basketball coach Frank Bennett is hopeful that this season will reverse a couple of trends. First, he wants to see his Lady Bisons put together a winning season. And second, he wants to win with a young team that features only two seniors and two juniors.
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference and Comcast / Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) announced an expanded slate of women's basketball contests that feature every member institution on the channel during conference play. Lipscomb will make two appearances this season, hosting Belmont on Feb. 10 and ETSU on Feb. 13.
With conference basketball teams set to open practice in the coming days in preparation for the 2008-09 campaign, the Atlantic Sun Conference announced the results of its annual preseason women's basketball poll Wednesday afternoon. League coaches and media both selected ETSU to capture its second consecutive conference title.
This past Saturday the Lady Bisons basketball team left the hardwood and joined with Habitat for Humanity to help build a house in East Nashville. Follow the link below for a photo gallery from the service project.
Lipscomb basketball teams will play three regular season games on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) as part of the Atlantic Sun Conference television package. An additional nine postseason games will be broadcast in March from Allen Arena during the Atlantic Sun Conference basketball tournaments.
Mark Blau says his daughter Lynsie shoots a rifle better than she shoots free throws. Some former college basketball players might take exception to such a statement, but not Lynsie. She fired her first rifle before she shot her first basketball. That's the way it is for boys and girls who grow up in the Texas hill country.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons basketball schedule has a heavy local flavor for 2008-2009. The Lady Bisons will be playing several Ohio Valley Conference teams this season starting with the regular season opener Nov. 15 at Austin Peay in Clarksville, Tenn. This year's Atlantic Sun schedule also returns to a 20-game round robin format. The A-Sun tournament also returns to Allen Arena March 4-7.