January 10, 2018

Karlie leaves Vigarano

Karlie Samuelson ('17) returned to Italy a week ago after the holiday break.

Meccanica Nova Vigarano learned with amazement yesterday of Karlie's sudden unilateral decision for "personal reasons not entirely clear" to leave the team and return to the United States.

Starting today, Wednesday, January 10, Karlie is no longer part of the active squad and will return to the United States as soon as possible.

Further developments are expected in the next few days.

December 28, 2017

Becky Bonner training to become a general manager?

Howard Beck's article in Bleacher Report begins:

Over the past few years, women have slowly moved into positions of power within NBA front offices. There's still a ways to go, but for the female decision-makers already in place, the possibility that they could run a franchise themselves isn't just a theory anymore.

Becky Bonner (Stanford '00-'01) is the Director of Player Development and Quality Control at the Orlando Magic. Many NBA team and league officials who have worked with her say that she is the one best positioned to smash the front office glass ceiling.

Read more: You Can Be a Pioneer

December 17, 2017

Second consecutive POW for Mikaela

Eurobasket.com named Mikaela the Player of the Week of French LF2 League for the second week in a row.

She had a double-double of 28 points and 18 rebounds. She had a remarkable five three-pointers out of 6 attempfs.

Mikaela is the league's best scorer averaging so far 19.5 ppg. She is the league's second-best rebounder with 11.7 rpg and averages an impressive 50.8% FGP and 44.4% from behind the 3-point line.

December 14, 2017

Nneka & Chiney named to USA Basketball National Team pool

Today 29 athletes were named to the 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team pool, from which the 2018 USA World Cup Team is expected to be selected. >/p>

Nneka and Chiney are two of the 29!

Read more from:

Stanford Athletics: USA National Team Pool
USA Basketball: 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Pool Unveiled

December 12, 2017

Ruefie is Player of the Week in France

Eurobasket.com announces:

Ruef's double-double lands her LF2 Player of the Week award

27-year old forward Mikaela Ruef (190-F-90) had a very impressive game in the last round for league's best team Toulouse and receives a Eurobasket.com LF2 Player of the Week award for round 10.

She had a double-double of 33 points and 14 rebounds, while her team crushed Angers (#3, 7-3) with 17-point margin 70-53. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. It allowed Toulouse to take over top position in the French league. Toulouse have a solid 8-2 record.

In the team's last game Ruef had a remarkable 66.7% from 2-point range. She turned to be Toulouse's top player in her first season with the team.

Stanford University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Ruef is in league's top in points (2nd best: 18.7ppg), rebounds (3rd best: 11.1rpg) and averages solid 53.8% FGP.

December 4, 2017

Another gig for Chiney

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November 21, 2017

Jillian is Player of the Week in Italy

Eurobasket.com announces:

30-year old power forward Jillian Harmon (185-PF-87, agency: LBM Management) put on an amazing game in the last round for Napoli and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 7.

She had a double-double of 30 points and 13 rebounds, while her team outclassed Broni (#8, 2-5) with 31-point margin 77-46.

In the team's last game Harmon had a remarkable 73.3% from 2-point range. She turned to be Napoli's top player in her first season with the team.

Stanford University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Harmon is in league's top in points (2nd best: 18.4ppg), rebounds (4th best: 9.4rpg) and assists (7th best: 3.4apg).

The other Cardinal alum in Italy is doing very well too. Karlie is in the league's top in points (4th best: 17.3ppg) and steals (7th best: 1.6spg).

November 16, 2017

Catching up with Ros

About a month ago Chuck Barney (Mercury News) wrote about the beginning of Ros' preparation for her new gig with TNT: 400 texts, apartment hunting and that next big step

Tonight Ros will be working the sideline for Turner Sports when the Warriors take on the Boston Celtics on TNT, and Logan Murdock wraps up the story: Her first TNT Warriors broadcast will be a biggie