Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Baylor gets closer, but falls to Notre Dame again

Baylor forward Nina Davis (13) gestures between plays against Notre Dame as Notre Dame players, including guard Jewell Loyd (32) and forward Brianna Turner (11), watch during the second half of a regional final in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Baylor came painfully close to gaining the revenge it sought against Notre Dame.

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Notre Dame beats Baylor, advances to 5th straight Final Four

Baylor forward Nina Davis (13) gestures between plays against Notre Dame as Notre Dame players, including guard Jewell Loyd (32) and forward Brianna Turner (11), watch during the second half of a regional final in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Notre Dame star Jewell Loyd struggled with her shot for the second straight game. Lindsay Allen was there again to help the Fighting Irish advance.

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Final Four bid at stake as Maryland faces Tennessee

Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick instructs her team during the first half of a women's college basketball regional semifinal game against Gonzaga in the NCAA tournament, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The expectation was placed on Holly Warlick the moment she was named as Pat Summitt’s successor at Tennessee.

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US beats Finland 4-1 in women’s world hockey

US player Dana Trivigno, left, in action against Finland's Suvi Ollikainen during the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship group A match between USA and Finland at Malmo Isstadion in Malmo, southern Sweden, on Sunday March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Claudio Bresciani, TT) SWEDEN OUT

MALMO, Sweden (AP) — Hilary Knight had two goals and an assist and the United States beat Finland 4-1 on Sunday to improve to 2-0 in Pool A play in the women’s world hockey championships.

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Dayton ready for challenge of top-seed UConn

Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma speaks during a news conference for a women's college basketball regional final game in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. UConn plays Dayton on Monday. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jim Jabir and his Dayton Flyers played UConn four years ago in the Huskies’ Thanksgiving tournament.

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