The Cal Poly women’s basketball team won its way in to history this year by securing a share, at the least, of the Big West regular season title for the first time in program history.
With reigning Big West Player of the Year Kristina Santiago out for the season, guard Rachel Clancy is in the spotlight.
An MRI showed a complete tear of the ACL in Santiago’s left knee, Santiago said the scan revealed Wednesday. That means the player who averaged a conference-high 19.6 points per game will watch the rest of the season from the bench.
The Cal Poly women’s basketball team has just played one game, but it may have already received the worst news of the season.
The Mustangs will be looking to grab a hold of the one thing which has eluded them so many times — a Big West championship.
Forward Kristina Santiago, the reigning Big West Player of the Year, is one of the top scorers in Cal Poly history and wants to take the Mustangs to their first-ever NCAA appearance this year.
Chase Pami, a 157-pound senior wrestler, and women’s basketball junior forward Kristina Santiago were honored as Cal Poly’s 2009-10 Athletes of the Year at the annual Night of the Mustang banquet and awards ceremony.
Cal Poly women’s basketball team enthralled to have their Irish shooting guard back after her decision to return loomed over the team’s fate.
Cal Poly women’s basketball secured the No. 2 seed in the Big West with an 83-69 victory against UC Irvine.
Cal Poly (17-10, 10-5 Big West), led by junior forward Kristina Santiago’s team-high 20 points, recorded their second consecutive loss of the season with a, 85-70, loss against UC Santa Barbara (11-16, 8-7) Saturday afternoon.
Kristina Santiago, the Mustang women’s basketball standout forward, became the fourth-leading scorer in school history with a 22-point performance against Cal State Bakersfield. The conference’s leading scorer has helped propel her team to the Mustang’s second-best start in program history this season.