women’s basketball

Women’s basketball extends win streak to four games

Women’s basketball extends win streak to four games

A pair of 20-point victories to start their home season has the MSU Denver women’s basketball team flying high. The Roadrunners took both of their matchups in the Holiday Inn Denver Cherry Creek Classic on Nov. 25 and 26. They first beat the Bemidji State University Beavers, then the William Jewell College Cardinals to climb […]

Women’s basketball ready to “prove it” in new season

Women’s basketball ready to “prove it” in new season

After a return to form in 2016-17, the MSU Denver women’s basketball team is looking to turn a corner going into the new season. When the Roadrunners’ season began on Nov. 10, it launched a “prove it” campaign for the team. Even after starting the season 0-2, the largely upperclassmen-built team is optimistic, with a […]

After late scare, women’s basketball beats Westminster

The Roadrunners women’s basketball team improved to 9-6 in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play with a win over the Westminster Griffins on Jan. 28. The team is now 13-9 overall and in a tie for sixth place in the RMAC with Colorado Mines. If they maintain their sixth position they will have a spot in […]

Roadrunners win first in OH, drop second to Thunderwolves

Roadrunners win first in OH, drop second to Thunderwolves

Women’s basketball defeated Western State 77-72 in a thrilling overtime clash Feb. 5 on the road. In overtime, after both teams traded baskets, sophomore guard J’Nae Squires-Horton made a 3-pointer taking the 67-64 lead. Metro would not relinquish its lead earning their 10th win of the season. Sophomore forward Emily Hartegan earned a double-double scoring […]

Lady Runners outshoot Western New Mexico

Lady Runners outshoot Western New Mexico

The Roadrunners were aggressive on both ends of the floor as Metro dominated Western New Mexico 99-56 at the Auraria Event Center Jan. 30. Metro got off to a quick start with a 23-3 run in the first three minutes. Led by sophomore guard J’Nae Squires-Horton, she notched eight points and two steals during that […]

Hardrockers knock-off struggling Lady Runners

Hardrockers knock-off struggling Lady Runners

Metro women’s basketball couldn’t come up with answers to South Dakota Mines offensive dominance as they lost their fourth straight game, 78-61 Jan. 23 on the road. The Roadrunners dropped to 7-12 overall and 5-8 in the RMAC as the Hardrockers improved to 9-8 overall and 6-7 in the RMAC. The game fell apart for […]

Metro women fall to top-ranked Colorado Mines

Metro women fall to top-ranked Colorado Mines

Women’s basketball suffered a 61-54 loss to Colorado School of Mines at the Auraria Event Center on Jan. 16. Metro drops to 7-10 overall and 5-6 in the RMAC while the Orediggers continue to go undefeated in conference play at (13-2, 11-0 RMAC). A scary moment happened with 5:25 left in the second quarter as […]

Roadrunners dominate Griffins in 20-point win

Roadrunners dominate Griffins in 20-point win

Since dropping the last two games against conference opponents, four Roadrunners scored in double digits in the 62-42 rout over Westminster at the Auraria Event Center Jan. 9. “It shows how much growth we’ve had in the past few games,” junior guard/forward Luisa Tago said. “It was really good to bounce back. We got a […]

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