2014–15 Rhode Island Rams women's basketball team

The 2014–15 Rhode Island Rams women's basketball team will represent the University of Rhode Island during the 2014–15 college basketball season. Daynia La-Force assumes the responsibility as head coach for her first season.[2] The Rams were members of the Atlantic 10 Conference and play their home games at the Ryan Center. They finished the season 17–13, 8–8 in A-10 play to finish in a tie for sixth place. They advanced to the quarterfinals of the A-10 Women's Tournament where they lost to Duquesne.

2014–15 Rhode Island Rams women's basketball
Rhode Island Rams logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
2014–15 record17–13 (8–8 A-10)
Head coachDaynia La-Force (1st season)
Assistant coaches
  • Tom Blake[1] (1st season)
  • Timothy Eatman[1] (1st season)
  • Marcus Reilly (3rd season)
Home arenaRyan Center
Seasons
2014–15 Atlantic 10 women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 19 George Washington 15 1   .938     29 4   .879
Dayton 14 2   .875     28 7   .800
Duquesne 12 4   .750     23 11   .676
Fordham 11 5   .688     21 12   .636
Richmond 9 7   .563     19 14   .576
Rhode Island 8 8   .500     17 13   .567
Saint Joseph's 8 8   .500     13 17   .433
VCU 7 9   .438     16 14   .533
Saint Louis 7 9   .438     15 16   .484
St. Bonaventure 5 11   .313     15 15   .500
La Salle 5 11   .313     15 16   .484
George Mason 5 11   .313     13 17   .433
UMass 5 11   .313     12 18   .400
Davidson 1 15   .063     5 25   .167
2015 A10 Tournament winner
As of 30 March 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

2014–15 mediaEdit

All Rams home games and most conference road games that aren't televised will be shown on the A-10 Digital Network.

RosterEdit

2014–15 Rhode Island Rams women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Tayra Meléndez 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Jr The Rivers School Mattapan, MA
G 3 Charise Wilson 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Fr St. Anthony's West Babylon, NY
G 12 Morgan Johnson 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) RS Fr Keystone Knox, PA
G 13 Kallie Banker 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) RS So Grand Island Grand Island, NY
G 14 Teneka Whittaker 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Sr Our Lady of Lourdes Poughkeepsie, NY
F 15 Kiara Palmer 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) So Our Lady of Lourdes Miami, FL
G 20 Dominique Ward 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Fr Rancocas Valley Trenton, NJ
G 21 Symone Bullard 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Jr American heritage Plantation Pompano Beach, FL
G 22 Dempsey Cooper 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) So Germantown Academy Doylestown, PA
G 23 Brianna Thomas 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Jr Gettysburg Area Gettuysburg, PA
G 24 Megan Straumann 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Sr Cary-Grove Cary, IL
F 30 Tyler Raysor 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Fr Haddon Heights Lawnside, NJ
F 32 Sydney Lewis 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Sr Our Lady of Good Counsel Beltsville, MD
F 33 Tati Johnson 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Jr Morristown-Beard School Newark, NJ
F 34 Samantha Tabakman 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Jr Pequannock Township Pompton Plains, NJ
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2014-07-08

ScheduleEdit

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/14/2014*
11:00 AM
Marshall
URI Tip-Off Tournament
L 45–61  0–1
Ryan Center (908)
Kingston, RI
11/15/2014*
3:00 PM
East Carolina
URI Tip-Off Tournament
L 38–66  0–2
Ryan Center (633)
Kingston, RI
11/19/2014*
7:00 PM
at UMass Lowell W 75–66  1–2
Costello Athletic Center (411)
Lowell, MA
11/24/2014*
7:00 PM
at Columbia L 69–79 OT 1–3
Levien Gymnasium (266)
New York City, NY
11/28/2014*
4:30 PM
vs. Towson
LIU Tournament
W 60–49  2–3
Steinberg Wellness Center (345)
Brooklyn, NY
11/29/2014*
2:00 PM
at LIU Brooklyn
LIU Tournament
W 66–49  3–3
Steinberg Wellness Center (397)
Brooklyn, NY
12/03/2014*
7:00 PM
Brown
Ocean State Cup
W 65–61  4–3
Ryan Center (362)
Kingston, RI
12/06/2014*
1:00 PM
Central Connecticut W 58–46  5–3
Ryan Center (369)
Kingston, RI
12/07/2014*
2:00 PM
at Providence
Ocean State Cup
W 63–56  6–3
Alumni Hall (241)
Providence, RI
12/09/2014*
7:00 PM
Boston University W 56–48  7–3
Ryan Center (365)
Kingston, RI
12/21/2014*
1:00 PM
at Bryant
Ocean State Cup
W 60–56  8–3
Chace Athletic Center (182)
Smithfield, RI
12/30/2014*
7:00 PM
Dartmouth L 44–54  8–4
Ryan Center (288)
Kingston, RI
01/03/2015
1:00 PM
Duquesne W 62–61  9–4 (1–0)
Ryan Center (366)
Kingston, RI
01/08/2015
7:00 PM
at VCU L 48–64  9–5 (1–1)
Siegel Center (392)
Richmond, VA
01/11/2015
2:00 PM
at Davidson W 71–62  10–5 (2–1)
John M. Belk Arena (427)
Davidson, NC
01/15/2015
7:00 PM
George Washington L 49–59  10–6 (2–2)
Ryan Center (319)
Kingston, RI
01/18/2015
2:00 PM
La Salle W 55–54  11–6 (3–2)
Ryan Center (933)
Kingston, RI
02/21/2015
7:00 PM
at Dayton L 33–77  11–7 (3–3)
UD Arena (1,875)
Dayton, OH
01/24/2015
2:00 PM
at George Mason W 57–45  12–7 (4–3)
Patriot Center (863)
Fairfax, VA
01/30/2015
7:00 PM
Richmond L 50–54  12–8 (4–4)
Ryan Center (592)
Kingston, RI
02/04/2015
7:00 PM
Massachusetts W 70–58  13–8 (5–4)
Ryan Center (407)
Kingston, RI
02/08/2015
1:00 PM
at St. Bonaventure L 59–73  13–9 (5–5)
Reilly Center (826)
Olean, NY
02/11/2015
7:00 PM
Saint Joseph's W 63–61 OT 14–9 (6–5)
Ryan Center (403)
Kingston, RI
02/15/2015
2:00 PM
Fordham W 74–59  15–9 (7–5)
Ryan Center (433)
Kingston, RI
02/19/2015
7:00 PM
La Salle L 45–47  15–10 (7–6)
Tom Gola Arena (305)
Philadelphia, PA
02/22/2015
2:00 PM
at Duquesne L 50–60  15–11 (7–7)
Palumbo Center (750)
Pittsburgh, PA
02/26/2015
7:00 PM
Saint Louis W 68–53  16–11 (8–7)
Ryan Center (669)
Kingston, RI
03/01/2015
2:00 PM
at Massachusetts L 70–78  16–12 (8–8)
Mullins Center (612)
Amherst, MA
Atlantic 10 Tournament
03/05/2015
7:00 PM
vs. La Salle
Second Round
W 65–60  17–12
Richmond Coliseum (849)
Richmond, VA
03/06/2015
7:00 PM, ASN
vs. Duquense
Quarterfinals
L 53–66  17–13
Richmond Coliseum (1,692)
Richmond, VA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

RankingsEdit

2014–15 NCAA Division I women's basketball rankings

Regular Season Polls
Poll Pre-
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Final
AP NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Coaches NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Legend
  Increase in ranking
  Decrease in ranking
  No Change
(RV)   Received Votes
(NR)   Not Ranked

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Morrissey returns to URI roots". Independence RI. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ "URI hires new women's basketball coach, Daynia La-Force". Providence Journal. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  3. ^ http://gorhody.com/sports/w-baskbl/2014-15/schedule