2011-12 Women's Basketball News

July 11, 2012
Panthers in Taiwan: Final Jones Cup update
The Chapman University women's basketball team wrapped up play in the 34th William Jones Cup international basketball tournament on Tuesday with a 112-47 loss to the Chunghwa Telecom Women's Team (Taipei).

July 9, 2012
Follow Brandi Hood and the Chapman women in Taiwan
Follow senior C Brandi Hood and the Chapman women's basketball team during their trip to Taiwan through Brandi's blog updates, which include photos and first-hand accounts of their experiences in Maioli County and playing in the William Jones Cup.

July 9, 2012
Panthers in Taiwan: William Jones Cup update
The Chapman University women's basketball team is finding international competition to be, umm, a bit out of its comfort zone. The Panthers have traveled to Taiwan this week to represent the USA in the 34th Annual William Jones Cup.

May 18, 2012
Women's hoops will travel to Taiwan for summer tournament
The Chapman University women’s basketball team is doing some globetrotting this summer as the Panthers are set to represent the United States at the 34th William Jones Cup International Basketball Tournament in Taiwan this July. Chapman’s entire 2011-12 team – including one last hurrah for all five seniors – will take part in the event from July 7-11 at the Miaoli Dome Gymnasium in Miaoli County, Taiwan.

February 25, 2012
'Senior Day' victory gives Chapman its 18th straight winning season
The Chapman University women’s basketball team avenged a previous two-point loss to UC Santa Cruz with a 71-53 win on ‘Senior Day’ at the Hutton Center on Saturday afternoon. The win in their season finale marked the Panthers’ 18th consecutive winning season at 13-12 overall.

February 25, 2012
Coach Jue postgame interview (Santa Cruz)
Coach Jue's postgame interview following Chapman's 71-53 win over UC Santa Cruz on 'Senior Day'

February 18, 2012
Cold shooting in second half costs Chapman in third straight loss
A five-point Panthers lead with 8:08 remaining in the game quickly unraveled and the Chapman University women’s basketball team dropped its third straight game 66-51 to visiting Cal State San Marcos at the Hutton Center on Saturday night.

February 16, 2012
Slow start hinders Panthers in 72-58 loss to Biola
The Chapman University women’s basketball team trailed Biola University the entire game suffering a loss of 72-58 Thursday night at Hutton Sports Center. Chapman lost for the seventh time in its past nine games dropping its home record to 6-3 and the Panthers are 12-11 overall as they begin their last homestand of the season.

February 3, 2012
Offensive charge helps Chapman extinguish Firestorm
Chapman University women’s basketball team earned its largest margin of victory this season with a 30-point win over Arizona Christian University at the Hutton Sports Center on Friday night. The Panthers’ offensive push was led by sophomore G Kimi Takaoka with 18 points and junior G Emily McCoy with 15 points.

February 2, 2012
Takaoka earns Capital One Academic All-District honors
Chapman University sophomore G Kimi Takaoka has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District VIII Women’s Basketball second team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The athletic training major from Arcadia, Calif. is the Panthers’ first women’s basketball player to receive this honor since Nicole Hayman and Christina Ly each did so in 2008-09.

January 11, 2012
Anne Yoshimura postgame interview (Occidental)
Anne Yoshimura's postgame interview following Chapman's 59-57 loss to Occidental.

January 11, 2012
Coach Jue postgame interview (Occidental)
Coach Jue's postgame interview following Chapman's 59-57 loss to Occidental

January 10, 2012
Final five minutes dooms Panthers, Oxy wins on a buzzer beater
The Occidental College women’s basketball team took its only lead of the second half as time expired and shocked host Chapman University with a 59-57 come-from-behind win on Tuesday night at the Hutton Center. Tigers’ junior F Katelyn Rowe scored the game winning layup as the buzzer sounded to snap the tie and hand Chapman its second consecutive home loss.

January 4, 2012
Johns Hopkins sneaks past Chapman 69-65 in overtime
In the second half, the Chapman University women’s basketball team led by as many as seven points, only to see its lead disappear as Johns Hopkins University rallied to pull out a 69-65 overtime win on Wednesday night at the Hutton Sports Center.

January 4, 2012
Coach Jue postgame interview (Johns Hopkins)
Coach Jue's postgame interview following Chapman's 69-65 loss to Johns Hopkins

December 31, 2011
Hartnett helps Chapman stay perfect at home with win over Hiram
The Chapman University women’s basketball team led for the duration as they defeated Hiram College 64-39 on Saturday night at the Hutton Sports Center in the finale of the Panther-Tiger Classic.

December 21, 2011
Panthers earn decisive victory over Willamette heading into break
After beginning the season with three home victories decided by four points or less, the Chapman University women’s basketball team made its fourth game a sound victory. The Panthers defeated visiting Willamette University (Ore.) by 24 points on Wednesday afternoon, a 75-51 win at the Hutton Sports Center.

December 18, 2011
Takaoka hits game-winner as Chapman tops Puget Sound 72-70
With 1.3 seconds remaining, sophomore G Kimi Takaoka hit a baseline floater from the left wing to give the Chapman University women’s basketball team a 72-70 win over the University of Puget Sound on Saturday night at the Hutton Sports Center.

December 18, 2011
Kimi Takaoka postgame interview (Puget Sound)
Kimi Takaoka's postgame interview following the Panthers' 72-70 win over Puget Sound

December 8, 2011
Hood's basket helps Chapman hold on for 71-69 win over Redlands
On the game’s last possession, the Chapman University women’s basketball team withstood three potential game-tying shots, to hold on and defeat the University of Redlands 71-69 on Wednesday night at the Hutton Center.

December 3, 2011
Takaoka scores 34 as Chapman tops La Verne 97-93 in a track meet
The Chapman University women’s basketball team overcame a 12-point, first-half deficit and were led by the 34 points from sophomore G Kimi Takaoka to pull out a 97-93 win over the University of La Verne on Friday night at the Hutton Center in the home-opener.

November 18, 2011
2011-12 Women's Basketball Season Preview
In head coach Carol Jue’s first season, the Chapman University women’s basketball team finished 21-5 and made an appearance in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship.

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Anne Yoshimura Postgame Interview (Willamette)
Hear what Anne Yoshimura has to say after the Panthers win over Willamette University