Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Sceviour’s shootout goal lifts Stars over Panthers 4-3

Florida Panthers forward Jonathan Huberdeau (11) checks Dallas Stars defenseman Alex Goligoski (33) off the puck behind the net during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The goalie-challenged Florida Panthers came out on the short end of the stick in another netminder matchup.

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Romeo leads Nebraska women past Illinois 86-71 in Big Ten

Nebraska guard Natalie Romeo, (5) celebrates with guard Brandi Jeffery after making a three point basket against Illinois during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big Ten women's tournament in Hoffman Estates, Ill., on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Natalie Romeo hit seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points, both career highs, to lead seventh-seeded Nebraska to an 86-71 win over Illinois in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.

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Timea Bacsinszky advances to Monterrey Open quarterfinals

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Fourth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland advanced to the Monterrey Open quarterfinals Thursday, beating Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.

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Panousis gives Tech women another ACC upset, 51-45 over Pitt

Pittsburgh's Stasha Carey (35) is hit by Virginia Tech's Kelsey Conyers (33)  during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference women's tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, March 5, 2015. Virginia Tech won 51-45. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Vanessa Panousis scored 20 points, setting a school record for 3-pointers in the process, and made four free throws in the final 36 seconds and 15th-seeded Virginia Tech pulled off another upset in the ACC tournament with a 51-45 win over seventh-seeded Pittsburgh on Thursday.

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No. 17 Chattanooga women beat UNC-Greensboro 78-44

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jasmine Joyner had a career-high 22 points as top-seeded and No. 17-ranked Chattanooga women beat eighth-seeded UNC-Greensboro 78-44 in the opening game of the Southern Conference tournament on Thursday.

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