2016-17 Women's Basketball News

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    February 22, 2017
    Pair of Pirates Get Honorable Mention Nod Madison Moffat and Grace Douglas are honorable mention honorees on the 2017 All-NWC Women's Basketball Team.
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    February 18, 2017
    Whitworth Falls to L&C on Senior Night The Pirates dropped their last game of the season 83-64 against visiting Lewis & Clark on Senior Night at the Whitworth Fieldhouse.
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    February 17, 2017
    Pirates Unable to Overcome Deep Bruin Bench A 43-21 second half led to Whitworth falling to #24 George Fox 73-54 in a Northwest Conference matchup on Friday.
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    February 14, 2017
    Pirate Women Still in the NWC Playoff Hunt Whitworth hosts George Fox and L&C this weekend still with an outside shot of qualifying for the 2017 NWC women's basketball tournament.
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    February 11, 2017
    UPS Women Pull Away From Whitworth 78-58 The visiting Pirates hung with the Loggers for 27 minutes, but #6 Puget Sound pulled away to win and clinch the NWC women's basketball title.
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    February 10, 2017
    Whitworth Women Win at PLU The visiting Pirates used a big early lead to win their tenth in a row over Pacific Lutheran 72-60 on Friday night.
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    February 07, 2017
    Women's Hoops Headed to PLU, Puget Sound Whitworth travels west this weekend for its final road trip of the 2016-17 women's basketball season.
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    February 04, 2017
    Pirate Women Fall Short at Pacific Visiting Whitworth could not sustain a strong start in a 62-47 loss at Pacific (Ore.) on Saturday afternoon.
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    February 03, 2017
    Higgs Nabs 350th Career Win Whitworth's 86-76 win at Linfield on Friday night gave women's head coach Helen Higgs her 350th career victory.
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    January 31, 2017
    Whitworth Heads to Oregon for Two Games The Pirate women will take on Linfield College and Pacific University this weekend in a pair of Northwest Conference road games.
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    January 27, 2017
    Big Third Quarter Pushes Pirates Past Bearcats The Whitworth women's basketball team outscored visiting Willamette 18-2 in the third quarter to take a commanding lead into the fourth, ultimately pulling out a 68-62 win at the Whitworth Fieldhouse on Friday night.
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    January 24, 2017
    Moffat's Career Night Not Enough to Stop Blues Madison Moffat put up 14 points in the fourth quarter, but Whitworth couldn't overcome a 16 point first half deficit, falling 71-65 in a Northwest Conference matchup against #20 Whitman on Tuesday night.
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    January 23, 2017
    Women's Hoops Set to Open NWC Second Half Whitworth will begin the second half of its Northwest Conference women's basketball schedule this week with games against Whitman and Willamette.
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    January 21, 2017
    #21 Bruins Run Past Whitworth 90-67 George Fox forced 30 Pirate turnovers on the way to a dominating women's basketball win on Saturday night in Oregon.
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    January 20, 2017
    Pioneers Hold Off Pirate Women Whitworth trimmed a 24-point deficit to seven points, but could not complete the comeback in a 72-61 loss at Lewis & Clark on Friday night.
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    January 17, 2017
    Pirates to Face L&C and GFU in Oregon The Whitworth women's basketball team heads to Oregon to take on Lewis & Clark and George Fox in a pair of NWC road games this weekend.
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    January 14, 2017
    Whitworth Throttles Pacific Lutheran 66-43 The Whitworth women's basketball team ended the game on a 21-4 run to hand the Lutes their sixth straight Northwest Conference loss in a Northwest Conference game on Saturday.
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    January 13, 2017
    Pirates Fall to 18th Ranked Loggers The visiting Loggers of Puget Sound edged the Pirates 78-71 at the Whitworth Fieldhouse on Friday night in a Northwest Conference matchup.
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    January 10, 2017
    Thompson and Moffat Earn NWC SAOW Honors Megan Thompson of women's swimming and Madison Moffat of women's basketball earned Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week recognition for their performances during the week of Jan. 2-8.
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    January 10, 2017
    Whitworth Will Host Tacoma Area Rivals The Pirate women are set to host Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran in a pair of Northwest Conference women's basketball contests this weekend.
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    January 07, 2017
    Pirates Hold On to Win by Three The Whitworth women's basketball team held off a comeback for the second night in a row to hand Linfield 68-65 loss at the Whitworth Fieldhouse on Saturday in a Northwest Conference contest.
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    January 06, 2017
    Whitworth Women Hold Off Pacific The Whitworth women's basketball team held off a Pacific (Ore.) comeback for a 67-60 win at the Whitworth Fieldhouse on Friday night in a Northwest Conference matchup.
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    January 03, 2017
    Whitworth Women Host Pacific, Linfield The Pirates will host Pacific University and Linfield College this weekend, opening 2017 with a resumption of Northwest Conference competition.
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    December 30, 2016
    Thunder Roll Past Whitworth's Women #24 Wheaton never trailed in Friday's 75-53 win over Whitworth in women's basketball action at the Poet Classic hosted by Whittier College.
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    December 29, 2016
    Pirates Fall Short Against the Poets Whitworth's women rallied from an early 16-point deficit, but still fell 67-62 to Whittier in the Poet Classic on Thursday afternoon.
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    December 28, 2016
    Douglas Leads Whitworth Past La Verne Grace Douglas made six three-pointers and scored 29 points to lead the visiting Pirates to a 90-70 win at La Verne on Wednesday night.
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    December 26, 2016
    Pirates Head to California for Three Games The Whitworth women's basketball team will close out the non-conference portion of its schedule with three games in Southern California this week.
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    December 16, 2016
    Warriors Shut Down Pirate Women Visiting LCSC forced 28 turnovers and held Whitworth to below 30% shooting in a 70-40 win over the Pirates on Friday night.
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    December 13, 2016
    Pirates to Host #2 LCSC on Friday Whitworth will host 2nd-ranked (NAIA) Lewis-Clark State on Friday in a non-conference women's basketball game on Friday night at 6:00 pm.
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    December 12, 2016
    Helen Higgs Women's Basketball Dec. 12, 2016 Women's basketball coach Helen Higgs gives Pirate fans an update about here team on Dec. 12, 2016.
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    December 10, 2016
    Whitworth Rallies Past Louisiana College Trailing by 15 points in the second quarter, the Pirates rallied to win in overtime against the Wildcats at the Kim Evanager Raney Classic at Whitman College.
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    December 09, 2016
    Pirates Tame Tigers in Walla Walla The Whitworth women's basketball team, behind Madison Moffat's 17-point performance, handed Colorado College a 13-point loss (65-52) at the Kim Evanger Raney Classic hosted by Whitman.
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    December 07, 2016
    Pirate Women Headed Back to Walla Walla The Whitworth women's basketball team heads back to Walla Walla this weekend to compete in a tournament hosted by Whitman College.
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    December 06, 2016
    Pirate Women Fall at Whitman The 25th-ranked Blues defeated Whitworth 61-50 in a Northwest Conference women's basketball game on Tuesday night.
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    December 05, 2016
    Helen Higgs women's basketball Dec. 5, 2016 Women's basketball coach Helen Higgs gives Pirate fans an update about her team on Dec. 5, 2016.
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    December 03, 2016
    Pirate Women Drop NWC Opener Willamette defeated visiting Whitworth 72-48 to hand the Pirates a loss in their first NWC women's basketball game of the year.
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    November 29, 2016
    Bucs Open NWC Schedule at Willamette, Whitman Whitworth will play its first Northwest Conference women's basketball games of the season on Saturday at Willamette and next Tuesday at Whitman.
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    November 28, 2016
    Helen Higgs Women's Basketball Nov. 28, 2016 Women's basketball coach Helen Higgs gives Pirate fans an update about her team on Nov. 28, 2016.
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    November 22, 2016
    Harwood Earns NWC Women's Basketball SAOW Callie Harwood scored 16 against UMHB, 27 against UCSC, and snagged 11 rebounds per game to be selected as Northwest Conference Women's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week for Nov. 14-20.
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    November 22, 2016
    Pirate Women Fall 72-47 at Eastern Oregon Whitworth could not sustain early momentum, dropping its first women's basketball road game of the season at Eastern Oregon on Tuesday night.
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