• Women's basketball cracks top-25...in the classroom
    July 24, 2009
    In addition to reaching the NCAA Division III postseason for the ninth consecutive year in 2008-09, the Chapman University women’s basketball team broke into the WBCA Academic Top-25 national rankings this season. The Panthers captured the No. 23 spot in the Division III poll with a 3.379 overall team grade-point average.
  • Jue to be honored by Chinese Historical Society
    April 29, 2009
    Chapman University women’s basketball coach Carol Jue will be honored by the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California, at a gala celebrating Chinese Americans in sports. Jue, who has been the Panthers’ head coach since 2003, is the only Chinese head coach in NCAA basketball – men’s or women’s.
  • Hayman named to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America team
    April 28, 2009
    Women’s basketball player Niki Hayman has been named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America team for the first time in her career. Chapman University senior was selected to the third team despite missing the second half of the season due to a broken foot. Hayman becomes the 12th student-athlete in Chapman’s Division III history to earn Academic All-America honors.
  • Kamiyama earns All-West Region honors
    April 21, 2009
    Chapman University senior PG Lauren Kamiyama has been selected to the D3Hoops.com All-West Region team after helping the Panthers to their ninth consecutive NCAA Division III postseason tournament. Kamiyama becomes the first Panther since Melody Bongiorno in 2003-04 to win the award.
  • Chapman pair earns ESPN Academic All-District honors
    April 14, 2009
    Despite missing half of the season with a broken foot, Chapman University senior G Niki Hayman was named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District VIII women’s basketball team last month as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Hayman was joined on the team by sophomore G Christina Ly, who earned the award for the first time in her career.
  • Trio of Panthers, Jue honored by Independents
    April 02, 2009
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team reached the NCAA Division III postseason tournament for the ninth consecutive year in 2008-09. In honor of that feat, and leading the Panthers to a 20-9 overall record, head coach Carol Jue was named Association of Division III Independents Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year for the second time in her career.
  • Season comes to an end in Oregon once again
    March 07, 2009
    For the third time in five years, the Chapman University women's basketball team was eliminated from the NCAA Division III championships by George Fox University.
  • George Fox awaits after Panthers advance in OT thriller
    March 04, 2009
    Back-to-back baskets by Linda Ly and Lauren Kamiyama in overtime gave the Chapman University women’s basketball team the lead for good as it held on to defeat Occidental College 70-65 in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championships Wednesday night at the Hutton Sports Center.
  • Women are in: March Madness returns to Hutton Center
    March 02, 2009
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team has earned its ninth consecutive berth in the NCAA Division III championship tournament and will host SCIAC champions Occidental College in the first round of the playoffs at the Hutton Sports Center on Wednesday night.
  • Chapman 'D' makes it a clean sweep against La Sierra
    February 21, 2009
    With its full-court pressure, the Chapman University women’s basketball team held visiting La Sierra University to 35 points – a season-low for the Panthers’ defense – en route to a 63-35 victory on Saturday night at the Hutton Sports Center. Five of Chapman’s six seniors combined for 25 points to lead a balanced scoring attack in the win.
  • Panthers remain hot with Bay Area sweep
    February 09, 2009
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team won for the 10th time in its last 11 games, sweeping a pair of games in the Division III Independents Round Robin Tournament hosted by U.C. Santa Cruz over the weekend. The Panthers defeated the University of Dallas on Saturday night 61-47 and then beat the host Banana Slugs 67-46 on Sunday.
  • Kamiyama breaks Chapman assists record; Panthers beat La Sierra
    February 02, 2009
    As a freshman, Lauren Kamiyama watched senior Gayle Sonoda break Chapman’s all-time assists record. Four years later, Kamiyama climbed past Sonoda and now sits alone at the top. The senior point guard dished out seven assists against La Sierra University on Saturday as the Chapman University women’s basketball team defeated the host Golden Eagles 81-77.
  • Career-high for Glennon helps Panthers extend hot streak
    January 17, 2009
    Using its depth, the Chapman University women’s basketball team cruised to 72-42 victory over La Sierra University on Saturday night at the Hutton Sports Center as 14 Panther players scored points. Chapman pressured the Golden Eagles into 31 turnovers and won the rebounding battle 36-23 en route to their seventh straight victory. During the current win streak the Panthers have outscored their opponents by an average of nearly 16 points per game.
  • Home streak continues with win over Hope
    January 08, 2009
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team extended its winning to steak to six on Thursday night despite committing 31 turnovers as the Panthers defeated Hope International University 78-65 at the Hutton Sports Center.
  • Huge first half gives Panthers fourth straight win
    January 03, 2009
    After nearly a month on the road, the Chapman University women’s basketball team returned home with a 68-54 victory over the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges on Saturday night.
  • Chapman wins ninth straight at home
    December 06, 2008
    The Chapman University women’s basketball team led from start to finish, defeating visiting Occidental College 79-59 at the Hutton Sports Center on Saturday night.
  • Panthers handle Redlands, 69-43
    December 04, 2008
    Senior G Nicole Hayman scored 19 of her game-high 23 points in the first half to lead the Chapman Univeristy women’s basketball team to a victory over visiting University of Redlands, 69-43 at the Hutton Sports Center on Thursday night. The Panthers improved to 2-0 at home this season and have won four straight over the Bulldogs.
  • Stifling defense gives Chapman a win in home debut
    November 26, 2008
    For seven minutes in the second half, the Chapman University women’s basketball team held visiting Northland College (Wis.) scoreless, meanwhile the Panthers built a big lead en route to a 70-50 win Wednesday night in their home opener at the Hutton Sports Center
  • Chapman feels at home on neutral court, beats Puget Sound
    November 21, 2008
    If the Panthers’ first two games are any indication, the neutral court could become an advantage this season.