2015–16 La Salle Explorers women's basketball team

The 2015–16 La Salle Explorers women's basketball team will represent La Salle University during the 2015–16 college basketball season. The Explorers, led by sixth year head coach Jeff Williams. The Explorers are members of the Atlantic 10 Conference and play their home games at the Tom Gola Arena. They finished the season 5–25, 2–14 in A-10 play to finish in last place. They lost in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Women's Tournament to UMass.

2015–16 La Salle Explorers women's basketball
La Salle Explorers wordmark.png
Hawk Holiday Classic Champions
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
2015–16 record5–25 (2–14 A-10)
Head coachJeff Williams (6th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Morra Gill
  • Gina Catanzariti
  • Christal Caldwell
Home arenaTom Gola Arena
Seasons
2015–16 Atlantic 10 women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Duquesne 13 3   .813     28 6   .824
George Washington 13 3   .813     26 7   .788
Saint Louis 13 3   .813     26 8   .765
St. Bonaventure 12 4   .750     24 8   .750
VCU 10 6   .625     23 10   .697
Saint Joseph's 8 8   .500     14 15   .483
Fordham 8 8   .500     14 17   .452
Dayton 7 9   .438     14 15   .483
George Mason 6 10   .375     12 19   .387
Richmond 5 11   .313     13 18   .419
Rhode Island 5 11   .313     12 18   .400
UMass 5 11   .313     12 18   .400
Davidson 5 11   .313     11 19   .367
La Salle 2 14   .125     5 25   .167
2016 A10 Tournament winner
As of March 25, 2016; Rankings from AP Poll

2015–16 mediaEdit

La Salle Explorers Sports NetworkEdit

Select Explorers games will be broadcast online by the La Salle Portal. The A-10 Digital Network will carry all non-televised Explorers home games and most conference road games.

RosterEdit

2015–16 La Salle Explorers women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 4 Jordan Williams 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) So South Grand Prairie Grand Prairie, TX
F/C 5 Amber Wilks 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Fr Walnut Hills Cincinnati, OH
G 11 Jasmine Alston 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Jr Bishop Loughlin Long Island City, NY
G/F 12 Iyonna Crenshaw 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) So Neptune Neptune, NJ
F 13 Anemone Scheel 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr New Hope Christian Academy Rungsted Kyst, Denmark
G 15 Adreana Miller 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Fr Franklin Somerset, NJ
G/F 21 Amy Griffin 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) So Southwest Atlanta Christian Atlanta, GA
F 22 Deja Bullock 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Jr Triton Magnolia, NJ
F/C 31 Ebony Wells 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) RS Sr Grovetown
Florida State/Chipola College
Grovetown, GA
F 34 Micahya Owens 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Jr Willingboro Willingboro, NJ
F 44 Ashanti Freeland 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) So Gwynn Park Brandywine, MD
F 55 Lisa Mintzer 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Jr Cardinal O'Hara Havertown, PA
Head coach

Jeff Williams (Howard)

Assistant coach(es)

Morra Gill (Dillard)
Gina Catanzariti (Rowan)
Christal Caldwell (West Virginia)


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

Roster

ScheduleEdit

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
11/13/2015*
7:00 PM
at Fairfield L 59–62  0–1
Alumni Hall (272)
Fairfield, CT
11/18/2015*
7:00 PM
Temple L 48–77  0–2
Tom Gola Arena (419)
Philadelphia, PA
11/21/2015*
7:00 PM
Robert Morris L 45–76  0–3
Tom Gola Arena (200)
Philadelphia, PA
11/25/2015*
2:00 PM
at Wake Forest L 53–61  0–4
LJVM Coliseum (365)
Winston-Salem, NC
11/28/2015*
1:00 PM
vs. Milwaukee
Miami Thanksgiving Classic
L 53–69  0–5
BankUnited Center (178)
Coral Gables, FL
11/29/2015*
1:00 PM
at Miami (FL)
Miami Thanksgiving Classic
L 58–86  0–6
BankUnited Center (570)
Coral Gables, FL
12/02/2015*
7:00 PM
at Howard W 71–68  1–6
Burr Gymnasium (175)
Washington, D.C.
12/06/2015*
1:00 PM
at UMBC L 29–60  1–7
Retriever Activities Center (301)
Catonsville, MD
12/16/2015*
7:00 PM
North Texas L 63–69  1–8
Tom Gola Arena (217)
Philadelphia, PA
12/20/2015*
1:00 PM
Villanova L 56–67  1–9
Tom Gola Arena (278)
Philadelphia, PA
12/29/2015*
1:00 PM
vs. Norfolk State
Hawk Holiday Classic semifinals
W 67–59  2–9
Multipurpose Activity Center 
West Long Branch, NJ
12/30/2015*
3:00 PM
at Monmouth
Hawk Holiday Classic championship
W 65–50  3–9
Multipurpose Activity Center (657)
West Long Branch, NJ
Atlantic 10 regular season
01/02/2016
11:00 AM, CBSSN
Richmond L 43–60  3–10 (0–1)
Tom Gola Arena (642)
Philadelphia, PA
01/06/2016
7:00 PM
Davidson L 58–66  3–11 (0–2)
Tom Gola Arena (321)
Philadelphia, PA
01/10/2016
2:00 PM
at George Mason L 70–79  3–12 (0–3)
EagleBank Arena (482)
Fairfax, VA
01/13/2016
7:00 PM
at George Washington L 59–83  3–13 (0–4)
Charles E. Smith Center (754)
Washington, D.C.
01/16/2016
1:00 PM
Rhode Island L 61–72  3–14 (0–5)
Tom Gola Arena (357)
Philadelphia, PA
01/18/2016*
7:00 PM
Penn L 68–78  3–15
Tom Gola Arena (385)
Philadelphia, PA
01/23/2016
8:00 PM
at Saint Louis L 70–79  3–16 (0–6)
Chaifetz Arena (750)
St. Louis, MO
01/27/2016
7:00 PM
Dayton L 51–67  3–17 (0–7)
Tom Gola Arena (471)
Philadelphia, PA
01/30/2016
2:00 PM
at Saint Joseph's L 55–64  3–18 (0–8)
Hagan Arena (831)
Philadelphia, PA
02/03/2016
7:00 PM
at Rhode Island L 52–62  3–19 (0–9)
Ryan Center (433)
Kingston, RI
02/07/2016
1:00 PM
VCU L 76–84 OT 3–20 (0–10)
Tom Gola Arena (463)
Philadelphia, PA
02/10/2016
7:00 PM
Massachusetts W 66–57  4–20 (1–10)
Tom Gola Arena (274)
Philadelphia, PA
02/13/2016
2:00 PM
at Fordham L 44–54  4–21 (1–11)
Rose Hill Gymnasium (1,018)
Bronx, NY
02/17/2016
12:00 PM
Saint Joseph's W 75–70  5–21 (2–11)
Tom Gola Arena (742)
Philadelphia, PA
02/20/2016
1:00 PM
St. Bonaventure L 63–70  5–22 (2–12)
Tom Gola Arena (536)
Philadelphia, PA
02/24/2016
7:00 PM
at Duquesne L 49–74  5–23 (2–13)
Palumbo Center (595)
Pittsburgh, PA
02/27/2016
2:00 PM
at Massachusetts L 57–80  5–24 (2–14)
Mullins Center (402)
Amherst, MA
Atlantic 10 Women's Tournament
03/02/2016
7:00 PM
vs. Massachusetts
First Round
L 65–81  5–25
Richmond Coliseum (604)
Richmond, VA
  • Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
    All times are in Eastern Time.

RankingsEdit

2015–16 NCAA Division I women's basketball rankings

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "La Salle University Athletics - 2015-16 Women's Basketball Schedule". goexplorers.com.