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EWU sophomore point guard Jessica McDowell-White in control against Northern Arizona on Feb. 3. McDowell-White had a double-double in EWU's win over PSU Saturday.

EWU snuffs losing streak with win over Portland State

February 15, 2020

After a 12 game losing streak, the Eagles finally found a way to get back on track. The EWU women’s basketball team (2-12, 3-20) defeated the Portland...

EWU sophomore point guard Jessica McDowell-White rises up for a midrange jumper against Idaho. EWU lost to Idaho 75-46 Thursday.

EWU falls to Idaho for 12th straight defeat

February 14, 2020

The EWU women’s basketball team (1-12, 2-20) lost 75-46 to the Idaho Vandals for its 12th straight defeat Thursday. EWU was led in scoring by sophomore...

EWU sophomore center Bella Cravens looks to make a move on Feb. 3 versus NAU. Cravens had 11 points and 10 rebounds in EWU's 77-56 loss to UM Thursday.

Eagles fall to Lady Griz as losing streak hits 10

February 6, 2020

The EWU women’s basketball team (1-10, 2-18) is in the midst of a skid that it can’t seem to self-correct. EWU lost its 10th straight game  to the...

Left: EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. wears No. 24, one of Kobe Bryant's numbers. Photo by Mckenzie Ford for the Easterner. Right: Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

EWU men’s and women’s basketball players and coaches reflect on the life and legacy of Kobe Bryant

February 5, 2020

On January 26, the world was stunned when news broke that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash, along with his daughter Gianna a...

EWU freshman wing Kennedy Dickie soars to the rim. Dickie scored 16 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds in EWU's 70-62 loss to NAU Monday.

EWU falls again despite Dickie’s double-double

February 4, 2020

The EWU women’s basketball team (1-9, 2-17) lost to the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (8-3, 11-9) 70-62 Monday night. EWU was led in scoring by sophomore...

EWU freshman wing Kennedy Dickie attacks the basket.

Women’s basketball loses eighth straight

February 2, 2020

The EWU women's basketball team (1-8, 2-16) lost 74-67 against the Sacramento State Hornets (4-6, 5-13) Saturday. EWU led for nearly 37 minutes of the...

EWU sophomore guard Jessica McDowell-White looks to pass. McDowell-White had 18 points and 12 assists in EWU's 89-85 double-overtime loss to Montana State Saturday.

Women’s basketball falls in double overtime to first-place MSU

January 18, 2020

The EWU women's basketball team (1-5, 2-13) fell short 89-85 in double overtime to the Montana State Bobcats Saturday. MSU is in first place in the Bi...

EWU freshman guard Jenna Dick looks to pass to the post. Dick got the start at point guard Sunday and responded by scoring a career-high 17 points.

EWU enters win column with victory over Northwest Christian

December 9, 2019

It wasn’t pretty at times, but the EWU women’s basketball team (1-5) finally found the win column with an 81-62 victory over Northwest Christian University...

EWU junior guard Brittany Klaman attempts to drive down the lane Friday at Gonzaga. EWU fell to GU 84-44.

EWU falls to Zags in The Kennel for fourth straight loss

November 23, 2019

The EWU women’s basketball team (0-4) fell behind early and couldn’t catch up to No. 23 Gonzaga (3-1) Friday, as the Bulldogs routed the Eagles 84-4...

Senior forward Delaney Hodgins takes a shot against BYU on Nov. 17. On Nov. 25, Hodgins became the third player in program history to score 1,500 career points | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner

Hodgins reaches scoring milestone as Eagles continue non-conference play

November 29, 2017

The EWU women’s basketball team is five games into its 12-game non-conference schedule. So far, the slate has seen the Eagles take on teams like 2016 ...

EWU women's basketball head coach Wendy Schuller and the program's all-time leading points scorer Hayley Hodgins during the 2014-2015 season

Wendy Schuller Agrees to Contract Extension

May 11, 2017

EWU women’s basketball head coach Wendy Schuller has been at the helm for 16 seasons and will be staying there for five more after athletic director Bi...

Seniors Tisha Phillips (left) and Ashli Payne (right) running down the court on Senior Day

Two Paths, Same Destination for EWU Women’s Basketball Seniors

March 9, 2017

For EWU’s Tisha Phillips and Ashli Payne, Friday’s 79-64 victory over Northern Arizona meant more than just clinching a first-round bye in the Big Sk...

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