Syracuse Orange women's basketball

The Syracuse Orange women's basketball program is an intercollegiate women's basketball team representing Syracuse University. The program is classified in the NCAA's Division I, and the team competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Orange play their home basketball games at the Carrier Dome in the University Hill neighborhood of Syracuse, New York. The team is currently coached by Quentin Hillsman in his eleventh year.

Syracuse Orange
2019–20 Syracuse Orange women's basketball team
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UniversitySyracuse University
First season1971–72
All-time record612–561 (.522), 44th season
Head coachQuentin Hillsman (13th season)
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
LocationSyracuse, New York
ArenaCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
NicknameOrange
ColorsOrange[1]
    
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


NCAA Tournament Runner-up
2016
NCAA Tournament Final Four
2016
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
2016
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
2016
NCAA Tournament Second round
1998, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1985, 1988, 2002, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

2019–20 rosterEdit

2019–20 Syracuse Orange women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Elemy Colomé 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) GS Proctor Academy
Morgan State
Lawrence, MA
G 1 Taleah Washington 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Fr Rock Creek Christian Academy District Heights, MD
F 2 Whisper Fisher 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) GS Owings Mills Owings Mills, MD
F 3 Maeva Djaldi–Tabdi 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) RS So Jean Moulin Paris, France
G 4 Tiana Mangakahia 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Sr Lake Ginninderra Meadowbrook, QLD, Australia
G 5 Teisha Hyman 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Woodlands White Plains, NY
G 10 Alisha Lewis 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Fr Strath Haven Wallingford, PA
G 11 Gabrielle Cooper 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Sr Morgan Park Lansing, IL
G 12 Brooke Alexander 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) GS Prestonwood Christian
UT Arlington
Frisco, TX
G 21 Emily Engstler 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) So St. Francis Prep Fresh Meadows, NY
C 22 Amaya Finklea–Guity 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Jr Noble & Greenough Dorchester, MA
G 23 Kiara Lewis 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) RS Jr Whitney Young Chicago, IL
G 25 Lauren Fitzmaurice 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Jr Liberty Bell Mazama, WA
F 45 Digna Strautmane 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Jr Riga 66 Riga, Latvia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: December 4, 2019

NCAA Tournament resultsEdit

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1985 #8 Second Round #1 Old Dominion L 88-63
1988 #6 Second Round #3 Ohio State L 116-75
2002 #10 First Round #7 Drake L 87-69
2008 #7 First Round #10 Hartford L 59-55
2013 #7 First Round #10 Creighton L 61-56
2014 #6 First Round
Second Round
#11 Chattanooga
#3 Kentucky
W 59-53
L 59-54
2015 #8 First Round
Second Round
#9 Nebraska
#1 South Carolina
W 72-69
L 97-68
2016 #4 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
Championship
#13 Army
#12 Albany
#1 South Carolina
#7 Tennessee
#7 Washington
#1 Connecticut
W 73-56
W 76-59
W 80-72
W 89-67
W 80-59
L 81-52
2017 #8 First Round
Second Round
#9 Iowa State
#1 Connecticut
W 85-65
L 94-64
2018 #8 First Round #9 Oklahoma State L 84-57
2019 #3 First Round
Second Round
#14 Fordham
#6 South Dakota State
W 70-49
L 75-64

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Colors". Syracuse University Brand Guidelines. Retrieved November 10, 2019.

External linksEdit