2013-14 Women's Basketball News

June 4, 2014
Women's basketball adds Haley Wolf to coaching staff
Missouri Southern women's basketball coach Ronda Hubbard has announced the addition of Haley Wolf to the coaching staff for the Lions.

May 9, 2014
Women's basketball adds local junior college transfer for 2014-15
Missouri Southern women's basketball coach Ronda Hubbard has announced the signing of local junior college product Camila Lacerda to a national letter of intent for the 2014-15 basketball season.

April 30, 2014
Southern women's basketball to host four summer camps in June
Joplin, Mo. - After hosting over 500 campers last summer, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team is set to host four summer camps in June on the campus of Missouri Southern. With head coach Ronda Hubbard and her staff along with players instructing the camp, the Lions will host Young Players Camp, Shooting Camp, High School Individual Camp and Team Camp.

April 17, 2014
Women's basketball adds high school guard to 2014-15 recruiting class
Missouri Southern women's basketball coach Ronda Hubbard has announced the addition of Anna Hignight to the team's 2014-15 recruiting class.

April 16, 2014
Women's basketball adds junior college guard on first day of Spring signing period
Missouri Southern women's basketball coach Ronda Hubbard has announced the signing of junior college transfer Tami Morice to a National Letter of Intent to attend Southern beginning in the fall of 2014.

April 4, 2014
Clay earns MIAA Scholar-Athlete honors as six Lions named to MIAA Academic Honor Roll
The Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team had five players named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll as announced by the league office on Friday as senior center Shonte Clay earned MIAA Scholar-Athlete honors.

March 31, 2014
Hubbard named permanent head women's basketball coach
Missouri Southern Director of Athletics Jared Bruggeman has announced that Ronda Hubbard has had the interim tag removed and will be the permanent head women’s basketball coach at Southern effective immediately.

March 6, 2014
Women's basketball drops MIAA Tournament contest 78-57 to Fort Hays State
Kansas City, Mo. - The Missouri Southern women's basketball was unable to overcome a cold second half shooting from the field as Fort Hays State raced past the Lions 78-57 this afternoon in the quarterfinals of the MIAA Tournament.

March 5, 2014
Southern women's basketball set for MIAA Tournament quarterfinal battle with Fort Hays State
Joplin, Mo. - Coming off winning their final two regular season contests, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team opens up the MIAA Tournament on Thursday with a quarterfinal matchup with fifth-seeded Fort Hays State at 2:15 p.m. at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City.

March 3, 2014
Mosley, Clay, Jones & Fitzpatrick earn women's basketball All-MIAA honors
Kansas City, Mo. – Four Missouri Southern women’s basketball players were named All-MIAA today as announced by the conference office. Senior forward Dominique Mosley earned First-Team All-MIAA honors while senior center Shonte Clay, junior guard Alexis Fitzpatrick and sophomore guard Sharese Jones earned All-MIAA honorable mention honors.

March 1, 2014
Jones' double-double leads women's basketball past Lincoln 60-52
Jefferson City, Mo. - Behind a double-double from sophomore guard Sharese Jones, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team defeated the Lincoln Blue Tigers 60-52 this afternoon in Jason Gym.

February 28, 2014
Women's basketball wraps up regular season at Lincoln Saturday
Joplin, Mo. - After clinching a top four spot in the MIAA and a berth to Kansas City for the MIAA Tournament next week with a win over Lindenwood on Thursday, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team wraps up the regular season on Saturday at Lincoln for a 1:30 p.m. tipoff from Jason Gym in Jefferson City.

February 27, 2014
Women's basketball downs Lindenwood 71-61 as they clinch a berth to Kansas City for the MIAA Tournament
St. Charles, Mo. - The Missouri Southern women's basketball team overcame a three-point halftime deficit and used three players in double figures to down the Lindenwood Lady Lions 71-61 this evening at Hyland Arena as they secured a top four finish in the MIAA and earned a berth to Kansas City for next week's MIAA Tournament.

February 26, 2014
Southern women's basketball looks to clinch a spot in Kansas City at Lindenwood Thursday
Joplin, Mo. - Looking to clinch a top four spot in the MIAA and a berth to Kansas City for the MIAA Tournament next week, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team travels to St. Charles on Thursday to take on the Lindenwood Lady Lions at 5:30 p.m. at Hyland Arena.

February 22, 2014
Women's basketball drops heartbreaker 71-68 to Pittsburg State on Senior Day
Joplin, Mo. - Despite four players in double figures, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team dropped a heartbreaking 71-68 defeat this afternoon to Pittsburg State on Senior Day at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

February 21, 2014
Women's basketball to battle Pittsburg State on Senior Day Saturday
Joplin, Mo. - After winning their third straight game on Wednesday, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team will look to make it four in a row on Saturday as they play host to Pittsburg State at 1 p.m. at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center for Senior Day and this year's Sonic Trophy Series game.

February 19, 2014
Women's basketball ranked ninth in first NCAA Division II Regional Poll
The NCAA released its first Division II Central Region Rankings today and the Missouri Southern women's basketball program finds itself in ninth.

February 19, 2014
Mosley powers women's basketball past Southwest Baptist 70-56
Joplin, Mo. - Nearly getting a double-doube from senior forward Dominique Mosley, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team used her strong performance combined with solid free throw shooting down the stretch to power past the Southwest Baptist Bearcats 70-56 tonight at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

February 18, 2014
Southern women's basketball looks to win third straight hosting Southwest Baptist Wednesday
Joplin, Mo. - Looking to win their third straight contest, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team returns to action on Wednesday hosting the Southwest Baptist Bearcats at 5:30 p.m. at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

February 15, 2014
Free throws key Southern women's basketball past Missouri Western 68-61
St. Joseph, Mo. - Hitting key free throws down the stretch, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team weathered a tough Missouri Western team topping the Griffons 68-61 this afternoon at the MWSU Fieldhouse.

February 14, 2014
Women's basketball travels to Missouri Western to tangle with the Griffons Saturday
Joplin, Mo. – After snapping a three-game losing skid with a 64-60 overtime win at home over Northwest Missouri on Wednesday, the Missouri Southern Lions women’s basketball team heads out on the road for their only road game in a 25-day stretch traveling to Missouri Western on Saturday to face the Griffons at 1:30 p.m. at MWSU Fieldhouse.

February 12, 2014
Women's basketball tops Northwest Missouri 64-60 in overtime thriller
Joplin, Mo. - Despite trailing the for the majority of the second half, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team prevailed in overtime squeaking by the Northwest Missouri Bearcats 64-60 tonight at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

February 11, 2014
Lions women's basketball looks to get back on track hosting Bearcats Wednesday
Joplin, Mo. - After dropping a tough 75-67 loss at home to #13 Central Missouri on Saturday, the Missouri Southern women's basketball looks to get back on the winning track on Wednesday evening hosting the Northwest Missouri Bearcats at 5:30 p.m. at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

February 8, 2014
#13 Central Missouri hands Lions tough 75-67 setback
Joplin, Mo. - Despite a tie game with less than eight minutes to play and three Lions finishing in double figures, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team dropped a tough 75-67 contest to the 13th-ranked Central Missouri Jennies this afternoon at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

February 7, 2014
Women's basketball set to host rematch with #13 Jennies Saturday
Joplin, Mo. - After a week off of play, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team will resume MIAA action on Saturday when they host the #13 Central Missouri Jennies at 1 p.m. at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center. This will be the Lions and Jennies second matchup in eight days as Central Missouri defeated the Lions 70-61 on February 1 in Warrensburg, Mo.

February 1, 2014
Southern women drop hard-fought contest at #12 Central Missouri 70-61
Warrensburg, Mo. - Despite a double-double from senior forward Dominique Mosley, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team was unable to overcome the powerful duo of Keuna Flax and BreAnna Lewis as they fell 70-61 this afternoon to the #12 Central Missouri Jennies at the UCM Multipurpose Building.

January 31, 2014
Women's basketball travels to #12 Central Missouri Saturday
Joplin, Mo. - After losing a hard-fought contest at Southwest Baptist on Thursday, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team will look to bounce back quicky as they stay on the road traveling to #12 Central Missouri to battle the Jennies at 1:30 p.m. from UCM Multipurpose Building.

January 30, 2014
Late run from Bearcats lifts SBU over Southern 83-78 in women's basketball action
Southwest Baptist went on a 13-7 run over the final two minutes of the game tonight to defeat the Missouri Southern women's basketball team 83-78 at the Meyer Sports Center in Bolivar.

January 29, 2014
Women's basketball opens two-game road swing at Southwest Baptist
Joplin, Mo. - Narrowly missing out on entering the WBCA/USA Today Top 25 for the first time since the 2007-08 season, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team will look to win its sixth straight game as they venture out on the road on Thursday traveling to Southwest Baptist to face the Bearcats at 5:30 p.m.

January 25, 2014
Women's basketball remains unbeaten at home powering past Mo. Western 65-50
Joplin, Mo. - Winning their fifth straight game and staying unbeaten at home, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team powered past the Missouri Western Griffons 65-50 this afternoon at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

January 24, 2014
Southern women's basketball to host Missouri Western for Pink Day
Joplin, Mo. - After winning their fourth straight game on Wednesday, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team returns home to host the Missouri Western Griffons in their annual Pink Game on Saturday afternoon as the Lions will don pink jerseys to raise money for breast cancer research. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

January 22, 2014
Jones leads balanced scoring attack as Southern defeats Bearcats 80-74
Maryville, Mo. - Using a balanced scoring attack that saw five Lions finish in double figures, the Missouri Southern women's basketball held off the hard-charging Northwest Missouri Bearcats for a 80-74 victory tonight at Bearcat Arena.

January 21, 2014
Southern women look to win fourth straight traveling to Northwest Missouri Wednesday
Joplin, Mo. - After winning a pair of games at home last week, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team looks to win their fourth straight game on Wednesday traveling to Northwest Missouri to face the Bearcats at 5:30 p.m. at Bearcat Arena.

January 18, 2014
Hartzog notches career-high 26 points in Lions 86-62 romp over Lincoln
Joplin, Mo. - Behind a career-high 26 points from Nicole Hartzog, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team shot a season-best 64.8% from the field in a 86-62 romp this afternoon at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center over the visiting Lincoln Blue Tigers.

January 17, 2014
Women's basketball set to host Lincoln Saturday afternoon
Joplin, Mo. - After downing Lindenwood at home on Wednesday, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team returns to action on Saturday afternoon hosting the Lincoln Blue Tigers at 1 p.m. at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

January 15, 2014
Women's basketball defeats Lady Lions 72-61
Joplin, Mo. - Returning home for their first game at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center since January 4, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team defeated Lindenwood 72-61 tonight behind 19 points from Shonte Clay.

January 14, 2014
Women's basketball returns home to host Lindenwood Wednesday
Joplin, Mo. - After winning an exciting overtime contest at Northeastern State last Saturday, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team returns to action at home on Wednesday hosting the Lindenwood Lady Lions at 5:30 p.m. at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

January 11, 2014
Southern women's basketball wins 80-77 overtime thriller at Northeastern State
Tahlequah, Okla. - Behind 34 points from the frontcourt tandem of Shonte Clay and Dominique Mosley, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team outscored Northeastern State 10-7 in overtime to take home a 80-77 win over the RiverHawks this afternoon at the NSU Event Center.

January 10, 2014
Southern women's basketball wraps up two-game road trip at Northeastern State
Joplin, Mo. - After dropping a nail-bitting two-point defeat at Central Oklahoma on Wednesday, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team looks to rebound on Saturday when they travel to Northeastern State to face the RiverHawks at 1:30 p.m. at the NSU Event Center.

January 8, 2014
Women's basketball drops 62-60 heartbreaker at Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Okla. - A late pair of free throws by Central Oklahoma sealed a win for the Bronchos as the Missouri Southern women's basketball team dropped a heartbreaking 62-60 decision at the Hamilton Field House.

January 7, 2014
Women's basketball hits the road for first time in 2014 to face Central Oklahoma
Joplin, Mo. - Receiving votes in the USA Today WBCA Women's Basketball poll for the first time this season after defeating Fort Hays State at home on Saturday, the Missouri Southern women's basketball looks to continue their strong play hitting the road on Wednesday traveling to Central Oklahoma to face the Bronchos at 5:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Field House.

January 4, 2014
Balanced scoring attack propels Lions past Fort Hays State 76-71
Joplin, Mo. - With five Lions finishing in double figures, led by sophomore guard Sharese Jones, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team won a back-and-forth battle this afternoon over Fort Hays State 76-71 at the the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

January 3, 2014
Southern women's basketball back in action Saturday hosting Fort Hays State
Joplin, Mo. - After taking a two-week hiatus for the holidays, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team returns to MIAA action on Saturday hosting the Fort Hays State Tigers at 1:00 p.m. at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

December 21, 2013
Women's basketball falls 77-56 at No. 3 Lady Hornets
Emporia, Kan. - Despite a tie score at halftime, the Missouri Southern women's basketball fell 77-56 this afternoon to the third-ranked Emporia State Lady Hornets at William L. White Auditorium.

December 19, 2013
Women's basketball resumes MIAA action at No. 3 Emporia State Saturday
Joplin, Mo. - Looking to extend their longest winning streak in six seasons, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team returns to MIAA action on Saturday traveling to third-ranked Emporia State to take on the Lady Hornets at 1:30 p.m. at William L. White Auditorium.

December 16, 2013
Women's basketball wins eighth straight rolling past William Woods 80-57
Joplin, Mo. - Winning their eighth consecutive game, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball used a balanced scoring effort to roll past non-conference opponent William Woods 80-57 tonight at Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

December 13, 2013
Southern women close out non-conference action hosting William Woods Monday
Joplin, Mo. - After opening MIAA play at home last weekend with a pair of victories, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team closes out non-conference play on Monday hosting the William Woods Owls at 5:30 p.m. in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

December 7, 2013
Clay paces Southern women's basketball past #20 Washburn 68-59
Joplin, Mo. - Helping Missouri Southern women's basketball secure their first win over a ranked opponent since February 26, 2011, senior center Shonte Clay led four Lions in double figures as Southern downed No. 20 Washburn 68-59 this afternoon at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

December 6, 2013
Women's basketball to battle No. 20 Washburn at home Saturday
Joplin, Mo. - Fresh off a four-point win over Nebraska-Kearney on Thursday, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team looks to extend their six-game winning streak on Saturday when they host the No. 20 Washburn Ichabods at 1 p.m. at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

December 5, 2013
Southern women open MIAA play defeating Nebraska-Kearney 76-72
Joplin, Mo. - With reigning MIAA Athlete of the Week Dominique Mosley leading the Lions with 22 points, the Missouri Southern women's basketball opened MIAA play with a back-and-forth 76-72 win at home over Nebraska-Kearney tonight at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

December 4, 2013
Southern women's basketball tips-off MIAA play hosting Nebraska-Kearney Thursday
Joplin, Mo. - Fresh off a pair of non-conference road wins this past week, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team tips-off MIAA conference play on Thursday hosting Nebraska- Kearney at 5:30 p.m. in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

December 2, 2013
Dominique Mosley named MIAA Women's Basketball Athlete of the Week
Kansas City, Mo. - Senior forward Dominique Mosley was named the MIAA Women's Basketball Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference office today.

November 30, 2013
Mosley pours in a career-high 30 points as Southern races past Rockhurst 82-56
Kansas City, Mo. - Thanks to a career-high 30 points from senior forward Dominique Mosley, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team raced past Rockhurst 82-56 this afternoon at the Mason-Halpin Field House.

November 29, 2013
Lions women's basketball wraps up road swing at Rockhurst Saturday
Joplin, Mo. - Coming off a 30-point win on the road at Northwestern Oklahoma State Tuesday, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team wraps up their two-game non-conference road swing Saturday afternoon when they travel to Kansas City, Mo. to face the Rockhurst Hawks at 4 p.m. at Mason-Halpin Field House.

November 26, 2013
Southern women's basketball cruises past Northwestern Oklahoma 84-54
Alva, Okla. - Behind another pair of stellar performances from Dominique Mosley and Sharese Jones, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team cruised past Northwestern Oklahoma State 84-54 this afternoon at Percefull Fieldhouse.

November 25, 2013
Women's basketball travels to Northwestern Oklahoma to battle the Rangers Tuesday
Joplin, Mo. - After winning a pair of games this past weekend at home at the Pizza Hut/ Fairfield Inn Thanksgiving Classic, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team hits the road as they travel to Northwestern Oklahoma State to take on the Rangers at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Percefull Fieldhouse in Alva, Oklahoma.

November 23, 2013
Clay drops a career-high 26 points in Lions' 84-61 rout over Evangel
Joplin, Mo. - Behind a career-high 26 points from senior center Shonte Clay, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team routed the Evangel (Mo.) Crusaders 84-61 this afternoon in the final game of the Pizza Hut/ Fairfield Inn Thanksgiving Classic at Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

November 22, 2013
Women's basketball defeats Avila 69-54 to open Thanksgiving Classic play
Joplin, Mo. - Behind 20 points each from Dominique Mosley and Sharese Jones, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team defeated Avila 69-54 tonight in the first game of the Pizza Hut/ Fairfield Inn Thanksgiving Classic hostedby Missouri Southern at Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

November 21, 2013
Southern women's basketballl set to host Pizza Hut/ Fairfield Inn Thanksgiving Classic
Joplin, Mo. - Fresh off their highest scoring output in nearly eight years, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team returns to action this weekend hosting the Pizza Hut/ Fairfield Inn Thanksgiving Classic Friday and Saturday at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center. The Lions play the Avila Eagles on Friday at 7 p.m. and finish up tournament play on Saturday at 3 p.m. taking on the Evangel Crusaders.

November 16, 2013
Jones & Mosley spark Southern women's basketball past SWOSU 99-83
Joplin, Mo. - Thanks to career-best performances from Sharese Jones and Dominique Mosley, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team defeated Southwestern Oklahoma State 99-83 this afternoon in their home opener at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

November 15, 2013
Lions women's basketball hosts Lady Bulldogs in home opener Saturday
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern women's basketball team hosts the Southwestern Oklahoma State Lady Bulldogs on Saturday at 1 p.m. in their home opener at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

November 15, 2013
Women's basketball adds Jordan Dinyer for 2014-15
Joplin, Mo. - Missouri Southern women's basketball interim head coach Ronda Hubbard has announced the signing of Jordan Dinyer for the 2014-15 season.

November 13, 2013
Southern women's basketball inks Kayla Kivinski for 2014-15
Joplin, Mo. - Missouri Southern women's basketball interim head coach Ronda Hubbard has announced the signing of Kayla Kivinski for the 2014-15 season.

November 13, 2013
Women's basketball signs Jenson Maydew for 2014-15
Joplin, Mo. - Missouri Southern women's basketball interim head coach Ronda Hubbard has announced the signing of Jenson Maydew for the 2014-15 season.

November 13, 2013
Women's basketball signs Dru Clark for 2014-15
Joplin, Mo. - Missouri Southern women's basketball interim head coach Ronda Hubbard has announced the signing of Dru Clark for the 2014-15 season.

November 8, 2013
Women's basketball falls at Drury 75-54 in season opener
Springfield, Mo. - The Missouri Southern women's basketball team fell 75-54 at Drury tonight in their season opener at the O'Reilly Family Event Center.

November 7, 2013
Southern women's basketball tips off regular season Friday at Drury
Joplin, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern women's basketball team will tip off the regular season on Friday traveling to Springfield to square off with the Drury Lady Panthers at 5:30 p.m. at the O'Reilly Family Event Center.

November 3, 2013
Lions fall 70-61 at Division I Arkansas in Exhibition Action
The Missouri Southern women's basketball team got 19 points from Nicole Hartzog and outscored Arkansas in the second half, but the Lady Razorbacks came away with a 70-61 exhibition win inside Bud Walton Arena today.

November 2, 2013
Women's basketball closes out exhibition play at Arkansas on Sunday
Joplin, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern women's basketball team will close exhibition play on Sunday traveling to Fayetteville, Arkansas to square off with the Arkansas Razorbacks at 2 p.m. at Bud Walton Arena.

October 30, 2013
Women's basketball defeats Livin' The Dream 85-62 in exhibition opener
Joplin, Mo. - Behind a near double-double from senior forward Dominique Mosley, the Missouri Southern Lions women's basketball team kicked off exhibition play tonight with a 85-62 win over Livin' The Dream at Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

October 24, 2013
Women's basketball picked 9th in MIAA Preseason Polls
Kansas City, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern women's basketball team has been picked to finish ninth in both the coaches and media polls as the MIAA released its preseason polls today.