2011-12 News

July 26, 2012
Baker Selected to VaSID All-State Second Team
Southern Virginia University senior Nicole Baker (Burley, Idaho) today was named to the 2011-12 VaSID College Division Women’s Basketball All-State Second Team as voted on by the association of Virginia Sports Information Directors.

March 10, 2012
Baker Selected to All-Tournament Team
Nicole Baker today was named to the USCAA All-Tournament Team after averaging 26 points and 13 rebounds for the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team during the Knights’ two games at the national tournament.

March 8, 2012
Knights Eliminated by Selma Despite Baker's 31
One day after recording its first postseason win since 2009 and advancing to the final eight of the 2012 USCAA National Championships, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team suffered a 57-62 loss to Selma University ending the Knights championship run.

March 7, 2012
Baker, Conger Lead Knights to First-Round Win
Four different Knights reached double figures as the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team grabbed its first postseason win since 2009 cruising past Berkeley College-NY 73-55 in Wednesday’s opening-round matchup at the USCAA national tournament.

March 6, 2012
Baker, Logan Receive USCAA Honors
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced its All-American and national academic selections for the 2011-12 women’s basketball season honoring Nicole Baker and Abigail Logan of the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team.

February 29, 2012
Knights Receive No. 5 Seed at Nationals
After closing out the regular season at 13-9, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team received a No. 5 seed at the 2012 USCAA Women’s Basketball National Championship hosted by Penn State-Fayette in Uniontown, Pa. from Mar. 6-10.

February 21, 2012
Shock Snap Knight's Five-Game Winning Streak
The Southern Virginia University women's basketball team had its five-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday night at NCAA Division II Washington Adventist University as the Knights closed out their regular-season schedule with a 68-70 overtime loss to the Shock in The Pitt.

February 13, 2012
Seniors Shine During Win Over Mary Baldwin
Led by its two seniors playing in the final home game of their careers—Nicole Baker finished with a team-high 28 points while Cara Joyner led the Knights with 13 rebounds—the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team won its third consecutive game on Monday defeating NCAA Division III Mary Baldwin College 65-50 in the Knight Sports Arena.

February 9, 2012
Tenacious Defense Leads Knights Past Shock
Led by its tenacious defense, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team cruised past NCAA Division II Washington Adventist University 64-37 on Thursday in the Knight Sports Arena.

February 1, 2012
Shipbuilders Hold Off Late Rally by Knights
A late rally by the Southern Virginia University women's basketball team came up just short at home on Wednesday evening against USCAA-rival The Apprentice School as the Knights suffered their second single-digit defeat of the semester to the Shipbuilders with a 54-58 loss in the Knight Sports Arena.

January 28, 2012
Baker Perfect as Knights Cruise by Bennett
Playing at home for the first time in more than a month, Nicole Baker put on one of the best performances in Southern Virginia University women’s basketball history on Saturday going a perfect 13-for-13 from the floor while scoring a season-high 31 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in only 26 minutes on the court as the Knights cruised past Bennett College 84-48 for their third consecutive victory.

January 25, 2012
Newkirk's Triple-Double Powers Knights Past Penn College
Powered by Amaris Newkirk’s first career triple-double, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team cruised past the Pennsylvania College of Technology 70-39 on Wednesday evening as the Knights recorded back-to-back wins for the first time since late November.

January 24, 2012
Baker Named USCAA Player of the Week
Senior Nicole Baker today was named United States Collegiate Athletic Association Player of the Week after averaging 28.5 points and 11 rebounds in two games last week against fellow USCAA-affiliates The Apprentice School and Penn State-Fayette.

January 20, 2012
Baker Stays Hot as Knights Snap Six Game Slide
Senior Nicole Baker followed her season-high 29-point outburst on Wednesday with a 28-point performance at Penn State-Fayette on Friday helping the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team snap a six-game slide with an 83-76 road win over the Roaring Lions.

January 18, 2012
Baker Drops 29 as Knights Fall at Apprentice
Despite a season-high 29 points from senior Nicole Baker, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team opened its spring schedule with a 62-67 loss at USCAA-rival The Apprentice School.

December 8, 2011
Despite Romito's Season-High 24 Points, Knights End Semester with Fifth Straight Loss
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team ended its fall-semester schedule on a five-game slide after falling to the visiting Virginia Intermont College Cobras 73-76 in the Knight Sports Arena on Thursday.

November 29, 2011
Terriers Hand Women's Basketball Second Loss
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team suffered its second loss of the season Tuesday afternoon falling at NCAA Division I Wofford College 51-87.

November 22, 2011
Women's Basketball Wins Fourth Straight Behind Career Nights From Augustin, Kuroki, Winters
Behind career nights from Christina Augustin, Ivy Kuroki and Alli Winters, the Southern Virginia University women's basketball team scored 100-plus points for the third consecutive game as the Knights defeated Meredith College 106-94 during Tuesday's home opener.

November 19, 2011
Women's Basketball Scores Record 118 in 68-Point Victory Over Christendom
One day after the Southern Virginia University women's basketball team set a single-game program scoring record with an 109-85 victory over Penn State University-Fayette, the Knights set a new mark on Saturday defeating Christendom College 118-50 at the 2011 Great Ships Classic.

November 18, 2011
Knights Tame Lions, Set Scoring Record
With its up-tempo offense clicking, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team set a program single-game scoring record Friday night defeating fellow USCAA-affiliate Penn State University-Fayette 109-58 in the opening game of the 2011 Great Ships Classic.

November 15, 2011
Balanced Attack Gives Knights Overtime Win at Averett
All five starters for the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team scored in double figures during Tuesday’s 78-70 overtime victory over NCAA Division III Averett University.

November 11, 2011
Knights Can't Hold Early Lead at Coastal Carolina
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Friday night falling at NCAA Division I Coastal Carolina University 68-83.

November 9, 2011
Women's Basketball Wins Season Opener at Virginia Intermont 90-83
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team opened its season Wednesday night with a 90-83 victory at NAIA Virginia Intermont College.