Lookback: Griffin, Woodard taste history in NCAA tourney

Brian De Los Santos bdelossantos@mustangdaily.net With 24 seconds on the clock, head coach Faith Mimnaugh called a timeout and looked to her bench. “Brittany, Kayla, you’re going in,” she yelled. Neither Brittany Woodard nor Kayla Griffin had any idea what…

Griffin ends career with knee injury

Stephan Teodosescu steodosescu@mustangdaily.net Half-crying in pain, half-crying because of elation, senior guard Kayla Griffin was the first one on the ladder to cut down the net. With scissors in hand, Griffin’s teammates lifted her up onto the top rung as…

49ers end women’s basketball winning streak, defeat Mustangs 71-58

Jefferson P. Nolan jnolan@mustangdaily.net The Mustangs will have to settle for the No. 2 seed in the Big West Conference Tournament after Long Beach State brought down the Cal Poly women’s basketball team 71-58 in the last regular season matchup…

Women’s basketball hopes to put road losses behind them

Mustang Daily Staff Report sports@mustangdaily.net The women’s basketball team is focused on finishing, according to redshirt sophomore point guard Ariana Elegado. After two straight road losses, including a game in which they led by 10 points with less than 11…

Brittany Woodard fights the pain

Jefferson P. Nolan sports@mustangdaily.net “Pop.” It’s the sound athletes hope they will never hear: the hallow noise of your knee ripping apart from your bone structure. But that’s not all. It’s the echo of a smashed “null and void” stamp…

Woodard tears ACL, out for the season

An MRI confirmed the worst for senior Brittany Woodard on Wednesday. The second-leading scorer on the women’s basketball team tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), sprained her medial collateral ligament (MCL) and bruised a bone in her leg after falling awkwardly…

Women’s basketball team takes down rival Aggies 73-71

Jefferson P. Nolan jnolan@mustangdaily.net As head coach Faith Mimnaugh predicted, it was “fast-pace mode” for the Cal Poly women’s basketball team against rival UC Davis. The Mustangs (8-6, 2-1 Big West Conference) defeated the Aggies (5-8, 0-2 Big West), 73-71…

Lucky straight seventh win for Mustangs

  The Cal Poly women’s basketball team — the same one that lost seven straight games in December — won its seventh straight game against UC Riverside on Saturday. Cal Poly (13-12, 9-3) looks poised to defend its 2011 Big…

Brittany Woodard: Moving forward

Junior forward Brittany Woodard was recruited by Cal Poly as a senior at Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento in 2008, but instead, she chose to play basketball at Nevada. Two years later, a frustrated Woodard contacted Cal Poly about…

Turning up the heat after heartbreaks

With one shot, Cal Poly women’s basketball snapped its losing streak, defeated its arch-rival and began Big West Conference with a much-needed victory. Prior to senior guard Ashlee Burns’ last-second layup to defeat UC Santa Barbara 61-58, the Mustangs lost…

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