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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 she snipped away at the nylon — symbolizing the Cal Poly women’s basketball team’s first […]

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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 on a scholarship. It’s the sound of the last cheer you’ll hear from your parents […]

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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 during Cal Poly’s game against Pacific on Saturday. Woodard said that she was considering petitioning […]

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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 a possible transfer. After one official visit, she signed with the Mustangs and began her […]

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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 nine of 12 games, including all six games on a two-week, cross-country road trip in […]