2016-17 Women's Basketball News

  • Pair of Pirates Get Honorable Mention Nod
    February 22, 2017
    Madison Moffat and Grace Douglas are honorable mention honorees on the 2017 All-NWC Women's Basketball Team.
  • Whitworth Falls to L&C on Senior Night
    February 18, 2017
    The Pirates dropped their last game of the season 83-64 against visiting Lewis & Clark on Senior Night at the Whitworth Fieldhouse.
  • Pirates Unable to Overcome Deep Bruin Bench
    February 17, 2017
    A 43-21 second half led to Whitworth falling to #24 George Fox 73-54 in a Northwest Conference matchup on Friday.
  • Pirate Women Still in the NWC Playoff Hunt
    February 14, 2017
    Whitworth hosts George Fox and L&C this weekend still with an outside shot of qualifying for the 2017 NWC women's basketball tournament.
  • UPS Women Pull Away From Whitworth 78-58
    February 11, 2017
    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.
  • Whitworth Women Win at PLU
    February 10, 2017
    The visiting Pirates used a big early lead to win their tenth in a row over Pacific Lutheran 72-60 on Friday night.
  • Women's Hoops Headed to PLU, Puget Sound
    February 07, 2017
    Whitworth travels west this weekend for its final road trip of the 2016-17 women's basketball season.
  • Pirate Women Fall Short at Pacific
    February 04, 2017
    Visiting Whitworth could not sustain a strong start in a 62-47 loss at Pacific (Ore.) on Saturday afternoon.
  • Higgs Nabs 350th Career Win
    February 03, 2017
    Whitworth's 86-76 win at Linfield on Friday night gave women's head coach Helen Higgs her 350th career victory.
  • Whitworth Heads to Oregon for Two Games
    January 31, 2017
    The Pirate women will take on Linfield College and Pacific University this weekend in a pair of Northwest Conference road games.
  • Big Third Quarter Pushes Pirates Past Bearcats
    January 27, 2017
    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.
  • Moffat's Career Night Not Enough to Stop Blues
    January 24, 2017
    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.
  • Women's Hoops Set to Open NWC Second Half
    January 23, 2017
    Whitworth will begin the second half of its Northwest Conference women's basketball schedule this week with games against Whitman and Willamette.
  • #21 Bruins Run Past Whitworth 90-67
    January 21, 2017
    George Fox forced 30 Pirate turnovers on the way to a dominating women's basketball win on Saturday night in Oregon.
  • Pioneers Hold Off Pirate Women
    January 20, 2017
    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.
  • Pirates to Face L&C and GFU in Oregon
    January 17, 2017
    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.
  • Whitworth Throttles Pacific Lutheran 66-43
    January 14, 2017
    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.
  • Pirates Fall to 18th Ranked Loggers
    January 13, 2017
    The visiting Loggers of Puget Sound edged the Pirates 78-71 at the Whitworth Fieldhouse on Friday night in a Northwest Conference matchup.
  • Thompson and Moffat Earn NWC SAOW Honors
    January 10, 2017
    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.
  • Whitworth Will Host Tacoma Area Rivals
    January 10, 2017
    The Pirate women are set to host Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran in a pair of Northwest Conference women's basketball contests this weekend.
  • Pirates Hold On to Win by Three
    January 07, 2017
    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.
  • Whitworth Women Hold Off Pacific
    January 06, 2017
    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.
  • Whitworth Women Host Pacific, Linfield
    January 03, 2017
    The Pirates will host Pacific University and Linfield College this weekend, opening 2017 with a resumption of Northwest Conference competition.
  • Thunder Roll Past Whitworth's Women
    December 30, 2016
    #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.
  • Pirates Fall Short Against the Poets
    December 29, 2016
    Whitworth's women rallied from an early 16-point deficit, but still fell 67-62 to Whittier in the Poet Classic on Thursday afternoon.
  • Douglas Leads Whitworth Past La Verne
    December 28, 2016
    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.
  • Pirates Head to California for Three Games
    December 26, 2016
    The Whitworth women's basketball team will close out the non-conference portion of its schedule with three games in Southern California this week.
  • Warriors Shut Down Pirate Women
    December 16, 2016
    Visiting LCSC forced 28 turnovers and held Whitworth to below 30% shooting in a 70-40 win over the Pirates on Friday night.
  • Pirates to Host #2 LCSC on Friday
    December 13, 2016
    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.
  • Helen Higgs Women's Basketball Dec. 12, 2016
    December 12, 2016
    Women's basketball coach Helen Higgs gives Pirate fans an update about here team on Dec. 12, 2016.
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