2012-13 News

April 23, 2013
Women’s Basketball Season Recap
In the program’s 15th season, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team closed out the year with a 15-9 record, including its third straight trip to the USCAA National Tournament while also posting an undefeated 7-0 home record for the first time since 2000-01.

February 28, 2013
Kuroki’s Last-Minute Layup Lifts Knights to Season Finale Win
Thanks to a game-winning layup from junior guard Ann Kuroki (Hershey, Neb.) with 52 seconds remaining, the Southern Virginia University women's basketball team ended the season on Thursday with a 46-44 victory over Robert Morris University-Springfield.

February 27, 2013
Lynx Hand Knights Opening-Round Loss at USCAA National Tournament
The Southern Virginia University women's basketball team fell to No. 3-seeded Lindenwood University-Belleville 87-52 in the opening round of the 2013 USCAA Division I Women's Basketball National Tournament on Wednesday, despite outrebounding the Lynx 44-34 for the game.

February 26, 2013
Four Knights Earn USCAA Honors
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced its2013 women's basketball All-American and All-Academic selections.

February 19, 2013
Women's Basketball Receives No. 6 Seed at USCAA National Tournament
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team today received a No. 6 seed at the 2013 USCAA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship hosted by Penn State-Fayette in Uniontown, Pa., from Feb. 26-Mar. 2.

February 15, 2013
Women’s Basketball Drops Season Finale at Virginia-Lynchburg
The Southern Virginia University women's basketball team finished its regular season on Friday with a 74-30 loss at the Virginia University of Lynchburg snapping a four-game winning streak for the Knights.

February 14, 2013
Knights Complete Perfect Home Record with Comeback Win Over Shock on Senior Night
Behind a game-high 28 points from senior Abigail Logan (Buena Vista, Va.), including a game-winning layup with 20 seconds remaining, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team finished undefeated at home on Thursday’s Senior Night with a nail-biting 63-60 win over Washington Adventist University.

February 13, 2013
Kuroki Named Player of the Week
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced junior guard Ann Kuroki (Hershey, Neb.) as USCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Player of the Week due to her performance last week.

February 9, 2013
Knights Collect Third Straight Win Over Penn-Tech
With all seven Knights recording a basket, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team extended its winning streak on Saturday to three games in a 68-44 victory over the Pennsylvania College of Technology.

February 5, 2013
Cleveland Named USCAA Player of the Week
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced freshman center Crystal Cleveland (Delran, N.J.) as USCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Player of the Week due to her performance last week.

February 5, 2013
Women’s Basketball Earns Key Road Victory at Apprentice
Three different members of the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team—Ann Kuroki (Hershey, Neb.), Abigail Logan (Buena Vista, Va.) and Amaris Newkirk (Folsom, N.M.)—reached double figures on Tuesday night on route to a 52-38 win at The Apprentice School.

February 2, 2013
Knights Stay Unbeaten at Home, Defeat Bennett for Third Time
Six different members of the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team scored on Saturday, defeating USCAA-opponent Bennett College 62-20 for the third time this season—the Knights earned wins over Bennett on Nov. 16 (74-27) and on Jan. 9 (68-47)—to remain unbeaten at home.

January 31, 2013
Women’s Basketball Drops Overtime Road Contest at Meredith
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team suffered its second straight road loss on Thursday at Meredith College as the Avenging Angels’ Bryana Holmes knocked down a three-pointer as time expired in overtime to defeat the visiting Knights 64-63.

January 30, 2013
Newkirk Named Player of the Week
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced senior forward Amaris Newkirk (Folsom, N.M.) as USCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Player of the Week due to her performance last week.

January 29, 2013
Balanced Attack Gives Knights Win against Frostburg State
Five members of the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team scored in double-figures during Tuesday night’s 60-48 win against Capital Athletic Conference-member Frostburg State University in front of a ruckus home crowd at Knight Sports Arena.

January 28, 2013
Knights Three-Game Winning Streak Snapped with Loss at WAU
Despite leading by as many as nine points in the first half, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team snapped its three-game winning streak dropping its 43-42 Monday evening game at Washington Adventist University.

January 24, 2013
A. Logan's Career-High 30 Points Leads Knights to Third Consecutive Victory at Randolph
Led by a career-high 30 points, highlighted by 12-for-17 from the field and 3-for-3 from deep by senior forward Abigail Logan (Buena Vista, Va.), the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team earned its third consecutive win 76-71 on Thursday night at Randolph College.

January 22, 2013
Knights Rally From Behind in Second Straight Win Over Dragons
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team rallied from a 12-point deficit on Tuesday night to pull out the 48-45 victory over the Virginia University of Lynchburg in front of a ruckus home crowd.

January 19, 2013
Newkirk Nets 16 as Women’s Basketball Downs Bennett
Behind 16 points and a season-high 15 rebounds from senior Amaris Newkirk (Folsom, N.M.), the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team earned a 68-47 road victory on Saturday at fellow USCAA-foe Bennett College.

January 16, 2013
Women's Basketball Drops Road Contest at Marymount
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team dropped its road contest on Wednesday night in a 51-32 loss at Capital Athletic Conference-opponent Marymount University.

January 12, 2013
Southern Virginia Honors Lindsey Weber as Pioneer Scholar-Athlete
Prior to an exciting 52-49 Southern Virginia University women's basketball victory over The Apprentice School on Tuesday, former Knight Liz Lindsey Weber was honored with Southern Virginia's Pioneer Scholar-Athlete Award.

January 9, 2013
Southern Virginia Honors Harmon as Pioneer Coach
On a night when he collected his 388th career coaching victory at Southern Virginia University, Head Women’s Basketball Coach Mike Harmon was honored as the university’s first Pioneer Coach.

January 8, 2013
Women’s Basketball Wins Home Opener against Apprentice
Behind a season-high 19 points and nine rebounds from senior Amaris Newkirk (Folsom, N.M.), the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team won its home opener on Tuesday night 52-49 against USCAA-rival the Apprentice School.

December 7, 2012
Women's Basketball Drops Second Straight to Hornets to End Semester
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team ended the fall semester schedule suffering its second straight road loss 59-61 on Friday to Lynchburg College.

December 5, 2012
Knights Stung by Wasps Despite M. Romito's Season-High 20 Points
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team recorded its third season loss on Wednesday night 78-67 at NCAA Division III Emory and Henry College.

December 4, 2012
Defensive Stronghold Leads Knights Past Mary Baldwin
Senior forward Mina Romito (Walker, La.) scored a team-high 16 points, including hitting 4-for-5 from three-point range, on Tuesday as the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team snapped its two-game skid with a 61-34 win at Mary Baldwin College.

December 1, 2012
Knights Drop Second Straight at Salem
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team suffered its second straight loss on Saturday 59-51 at NCAA Division III Salem College despite holding a two-point halftime lead.

November 20, 2012
Chanticleers Hand Women’s Basketball First Season Loss
Despite double-digit scoring by three members from the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team, the Knights dropped their first game of the season on Tuesday night 79-46 to NCAA Division I Coastal Carolina University.

November 19, 2012
Romito Named to Great Ships Classic All-Tournament Team
Southern Virginia University women’s senior guard/forward Mina Romito today was named a member of the Great Ships Classic All-Tournament Team for her performance last weekend.

November 17, 2012
Knights Sweep Great Ships Classic with Taming of the Lions
Behind a balanced offensive effort with four starters scoring in double figures, the Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team won its second consecutive game in Saturday’s 80-53 defeat over Penn State University-Fayette.

November 16, 2012
Women’s Basketball Wins Season Opener against Bennett College
The Southern Virginia University women’s basketball team opened its season on Friday night with a 74-27 victory over USCAA-Bennett College in the Great Ships Classic.

November 15, 2012
Women’s Basketball Season Preview
The Southern Virginia University women's basketball team is in search of its second consecutive winning season—the Knights finished 14-10 last year—and hopes to return to the 16-team USCAA National Tournament for the third straight time.