A native of Tucson, Arizona, senior guard Alexis Cortez played a critical role in the success of the Utah Valley women’s basketball team this past year. The self-described “quiet leader” set an example of consistency and steady improvement during her three years at UVU. She helped lead the team to a 9-6 conference record her senior year — the third-best record in the Western Athletic Conference.
Utah Valley women’s basketball finished their regular season with the highest seed in the programs…
The Wolverines were on the wrong end of an 8-0 run at the end of regulation on Thursday, March 5 as they lost to the Kangaroos from the University of Missouri-Kansas City 61-53 in the season finale to split the season series 1-1.
Three seniors were honored after they played their final game with a Wolverine logo at center court. Guard Alexis Cortez, guard Keana Delos Santos and forward Jordan Holland all saw minutes and put points on the board on senior night.
After winning their previous seven games — five of which included conference victories — the Wolverines are now amid a losing skid after suffering a loss to the Lancers of California Baptist University 80-67. The game took place Wednesday, Jan. 29 in the Golden State.
The top two ranked WAC teams faced off in Orem, Utah on Thursday, Jan. 23….
The New Mexico State University women’s basketball team held the longest active streak in the WAC by winning 23-consecutive conference contests on their home floor at the Pan American Center.
Sophomore guard Maria Carvalho did it again when she led the Wolverines to their fifth-straight…
“Defensively I feel like we’re coming together,” said Nielsen. “We’re starting to play more as a team where people don’t care about their points…the mentality and culture of our team is changing and I’m excited about that.”
Chicago State traveled to the UCCU Center looking to get their first win of the…