2016–17 Idaho Vandals women's basketball team

The 2016–17 Idaho Vandals women's basketball team represented the University of Idaho during the 2016–17 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Vandals, led by ninth year head coach Jon Newlee, played their home games at the Cowan Spectrum with early season games at Memorial Gym, and were members of the Big Sky Conference. They finished the season 19–15, 11–7 in Big Sky play to finish in fifth place. They advanced to the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Women's Tournament where they lost to Eastern Washington. They were invited to the Women's Basketball Invitational where defeated Utah State in the first round, Eastern Washington in the quarterfinals before losing in the semifinals to Rice.

2016–17 Idaho Vandals women's basketball
Idaho Vandals logo.svg
WBI, Semifinals
ConferenceBig Sky Conference
Record19–15 (11–7 Big Sky)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
  • Christa Stanford
  • Jeri Jacobson
  • Steven Fennelly
Home arenaCowan Spectrum
Memorial Gym
Seasons
2016–17 Big Sky women's basketball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
Montana State 15 3   .833 25 7   .781
North Dakota 15 3   .833 20 11   .645
Northern Colorado 14 4   .778 22 8   .733
Eastern Washington 12 6   .667 19 14   .576
Idaho 11 7   .611 19 15   .559
Idaho State 10 8   .556 19 14   .576
Portland State 8 10   .444 16 17   .485
Weber State 6 12   .333 13 18   .419
Sacramento State 6 12   .333 10 20   .333
Northern Arizona 5 13   .278 9 21   .300
Montana 4 14   .222 7 23   .233
Southern Utah 2 16   .111 7 23   .233
2017 Big Sky Tournament winner
As of March 23, 2017; Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

2016–17 Idaho Vandals women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Jenae Lewallen 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Liberty HS Surprise, AZ
G 2 Karlee Wilson 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) Sr Lewiston HS Lewiston, ID
F 4 Brooke Reilly 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) RS Jr Mt. Spokane HS Spokane, WA
C 5 Brigitte O'Neill 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) So Carey Grammar Melbourne, Australia
G 10 Cherita Daugherty 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Prairie Melbourne, Australia
C 11 Isabelle Hadden 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Fr Boise Boise, ID
C 12 Nejra Solo 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) RS Jr PRVA Gimnazija Zenica Zenica, Bosnia
G 14 Taylor Pierce 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) So La Costa Canyon HS Carlsbad, CA
G 21 Mikayla Ferenz 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) So Walla Walla HS Walla Walla, WA
G 22 Bethany Krause 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Jr Centerville HS Centerville, OH
G 24 Daylee Hanson 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Fr King's HS Edmonds, WA
G/F 31 Geraldine McCorkell 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Jr Penleigh & Essendon Grammar Melbourne, Australia
G 32 Agueda Trujillo 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Sr IES CTEIB Manacor, Spain
F 44 Sue Winger 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) So Mead HS Spokane, WA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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
Exhibition
11/05/2016*
2:00 pm
Multnomah W 83–45 
Memorial Gym 
Moscow, ID
Non-conference regular season
11/11/2016*
5:00 pm
at Seattle W 68–64  1–0
Connolly Center (481)
Seattle, WA
11/14/2016*
7:00 pm
at Cal State Fullerton W 88–86  2–0
Titan Gym (247)
Fullerton, CA
11/22/2016*
5:00 pm
at No. 15 Washington L 53–105  2–1
Alaska Airlines Arena (1,531)
Seattle, WA
11/25/2016*
2:00 pm
vs. Northern Iowa
GCU Thanksgiving Classic
L 74–76  2–2
GCU Arena (205)
Phoenix, AZ
11/26/2016*
2:00 pm
at Grand Canyon
GCU Thanksgiving Classic
L 60–64  2–3
GCU Arena (638)
Phoenix, AZ
12/02/2016*
8:30 pm
vs. No. 24 Oregon State
Maui Wahine Classic
L 49–60  2–4
War Memorial Gym (922)
Wailuku, HI
12/03/2016*
6:30 pm
vs. UNLV
Maui Wahine Classic
L 61–73  2–5
War Memorial Gym (487)
Wailuku, HI
12/09/2016*
5:30 pm
at Wyoming W 75–71  3–5
Arena-Auditorium (2,309)
Laramie, WY
12/17/2016*
3:00 pm
Central Washington W 79–45  4–5
Memorial Gym 
Moscow, ID
12/20/2016*
12:00 pm
at Oregon L 70–73  4–6
Matthew Knight Arena (2,088)
Eugene, OR
12/27/2016*
6:00 pm
Lewis–Clark State W 85–49  5–6
Memorial Gym (433)
Moscow, ID
Big Sky regular season
12/31/2016
2:00 pm
at Eastern Washington L 57–67  5–7 (0–1)
Reese Court (680)
Cheney, WA
01/05/2017
6:00 pm
at Montana W 86–59  6–7 (1–1)
Dahlberg Arena (2,486)
Missoula, MT
01/07/2017
2:00 pm
at Montana State L 64–80  6–8 (1–2)
Worthington Arena (1,667)
Bozeman, MT
01/12/2017
6:00 pm
Weber State W 95–77  7–8 (2–2)
Cowan Spectrum (435)
Moscow, ID
01/14/2017
2:00 pm
Idaho State L 60–67  7–9 (2–3)
Cowan Spectrum (415)
Moscow, ID
01/19/2017
6:30 pm
at Southern Utah W 85–68  8–9 (3–3)
Centrum Arena (288)
Cedar City, UT
01/21/2017
5:30 pm
at Northern Arizona W 91–80  9–9 (4–3)
Walkup Skydome (597)
Flagstaff, AZ
01/26/2017
6:00 pm
Montana State L 61–66  9–10 (4–4)
Cowan Spectrum (903)
Moscow, ID
01/28/2017
2:00 pm
Montana W 75–50  10–10 (5–4)
Cowan Spectrum (738)
Moscow, ID
02/02/2017
7:00 pm
at Portland State W 72–66  11–10 (6–4)
Peter Stott Center (283)
Portland, OR
02/04/2017
2:05 pm
at Sacramento State W 72–58  12–10 (7–4)
Hornets Nest (302)
Sacramento, CA
02/09/2017
6:00 pm
Northern Colorado L 67–71  12–11 (7–5)
Cowan Spectrum (486)
Moscow, ID
02/11/2017
2:00 pm
North Dakota W 74–61  13–11 (8–5)
Cowan Spectrum (435)
Moscow, ID
02/18/2017
2:00 pm
Eastern Washington W 78–51  14–11 (9–5)
Cowan Spectrum (574)
Moscow, ID
02/23/2017
6:00 pm
at Idaho State L 69–80  14–12 (9–6)
Reed Gym (1,051)
Pocatello, ID
02/25/2017
1:00 pm
at Weber State W 82–77  15–12 (10–6)
Dee Events Center (746)
Ogden, UT
03/01/2017
6:00 pm
Northern Arizona L 61–76  15–13 (10–7)
Cowan Spectrum (533)
Moscow, ID
03/03/2017
6:00 pm
Southern Utah W 76–61  16–13 (11–7)
Cowan Spectrum (753)
Moscow, ID
Big Sky Women's Tournament
03/06/2017
2:35 pm
(5) vs. (12) Southern Utah
First Round
W 83–68  17–13
Reno Events Center (672)
Reno, NV
03/07/2017
2:35 pm
(5) vs. (4) Eastern Washington
Quarterfinals
L 64–73  17–14
Reno Events Center (787)
Reno, NV
WBI
03/15/2017*
5:30 pm
Utah State
First Round
W 64–57  18–14
Cowan Spectrum 
Moscow, ID
03/20/2017*
6:00 pm
at Eastern Washington
Quarterfinals
W 74–67  19–14
Reese Court 
Cheney, WA
03/23/2017*
5:00 pm
at Rice
Semifinals
L 80–86  19–15
Tudor Fieldhouse (287)
Houston, TX
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

See alsoEdit

2016–17 Idaho Vandals men's basketball team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2021-22 Women's Basketball Schedule".