Hartford Hawks women's basketball

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Hartford Hawks
2014–15 Hartford Hawks women's basketball team
Hartford Hawks athletic logo
University University of Hartford
Conference America East
Location Hartford, CT
Head coach Jennifer Rizzotti (15th year)
Arena Chase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion
(Capacity: 4,017)
Nickname Hawks
Colors

Scarlet and White

            
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
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2013–14 Hartford Hawks Women's Basketball team

The Hartford Hawks women's basketball team is the basketball team that represents University of Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. The school's team currently competes in the America East Conference. The school began the women's basketball team in 1975 as a Division III school. The program moved to Division II and was a member of the Northeast-10 Conference (originally Northeast-7) between 1980 and 1984. The school transitioned to Division I in 1984, playing as an independent school in 1984–85, and then becoming part of the Seaboard Conference in 1985–86. The Seaboard Conference became the North Atlantic Conference in 1989, and changed their name to America East in 1996.[1]

2014–15 Roster[edit]

2014–15 Hartford Hawks women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year High school/previous college Home town
G 3 Mayza, DeannaDeanna Mayza 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) So The Hill School Pennsburg, PA
F 4 Michals, ChristieChristie Michals 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Jr Robinson Secondary Fairfax, VA
G 10 Pattison, MaryMary Pattison 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Fr Troy Troy, NY
G 11 Skinner, KatelynKatelyn Skinner 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Jr Homer Center Homer City, PA
F 12 Hall, La'TriceLa'Trice Hall 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) So Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart Buffalo, NY
G/F 15 Lee, DarbyDarby Lee 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Fr Altoona Area Altoona, PA
G 21 Bultron, ShaniseShanise Bultron 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Sr Tabor Academy Watertown, MA
F 22 Roth, KatieKatie Roth 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) RS So Maple Hill Castleton, NY
G 23 Lumb, MorganMorgan Lumb 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) So North Andover North Andover, MA
F 24 Reaves, AlyssaAlyssa Reaves 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) So Northwest Catholic Bloomfield, CT
G 25 Bepko, AmberAmber Bepko 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Sr Mercy Guilford, CT
G 30 Shickora, MalloryMallory Shickora 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) RS So Mount Saint Dominic Acad. Little Falls, NJ
F 31 Moore, CherelleCherelle Moore 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Sr Kolbe Cathedral Bridgeport, CT
F 32 Bundy, CassidyCassidy Bundy 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Fr Montville Montville, CT
F 33 Harrison, JanelleJanelle Harrison 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Fr Cromwell Cromwell, CT
Head coach

Jennifer Rizzotti

Assistant coach(es)

Brian Mik
Bill Sullivan
Jackie Smith


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

Roster
Last update: 2014-07-17

Year by year results[edit]

Sources: Hartford Media Guide[2] America East Media Guide[1]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason Coaches' poll AP poll
Nancy Lauritis (DIII) (1975–1976)
1975-76 Nancy Lauritis 2–6
Nancy Lauritis: 2–6
Roger Wickman (DIII,DII) (1976–1984)
1976-77 Roger Wickman 11–2
1977-78 Roger Wickman 11–2
1978-79 Roger Wickman 8–8
1979-80 Roger Wickman 14–3
1980-81 Roger Wickman 8–11
1981-82 Roger Wickman 7–14
1982-83 Roger Wickman 5–18
1983-84 Roger Wickman 3–20
Roger Wickman: 67–78
Carlos Aldave (Independent, America East) (1984–1986)
1984-85 Carlos Aldave 6–18
1985-86 Carlos Aldave 3–23 1–11 7th
Carlos Aldave: 9–41 1–11
Jean Walling (America East) (1986–1990)
1986-87 Jean Walling 7–18 3–11 7th
1987-88 Jean Walling 9–18 6–8 5th
1988-89 Jean Walling 4–19 4–8 7th
1989-90 Jean Walling 4–22 2–10 T-6th
Jean Walling: 24–77 15–37
Mark Schmidt (America East) (1990–1992)
1990-91 Mark Schmidt 11–18 5–5 4th
1991-92 Mark Schmidt 9–19 2–12 8th
Mark Schmidt: 20–37 7–17
Allison Jones (America East) (1992–1999)
1992-93 Allison Jones 11–16 6–8 5th
1993-94 Allison Jones 9–18 2–12 8th
1994-95 Allison Jones 7–20 2–14 9th
1995-96 Allison Jones 15–13 10–8 4th
1996-97 Allison Jones 15–12 12–6 4th
1997-98 Allison Jones 11–16 10–8 T-4th
1998-99 Allison Jones 8–19 5–13 9th
Allison Jones: 76–114 47–69
Jennifer Rizzotti (America East) (1999–present)
1999-00 Jennifer Rizzotti 14–14 9–9 5th
2000-01 Jennifer Rizzotti 15–14 9–9 4th
2001-02 Jennifer Rizzotti 16–15 9–7 5th# NCAA First Round
2002-03 Jennifer Rizzotti 7–21 5–11 8th
2003-04 Jennifer Rizzotti 18–12 9–9 4th
2004-05 Jennifer Rizzotti 22–9 13–5 2nd# NCAA First Round
2005-06 Jennifer Rizzotti 27–4 15–1 1st# NCAA Second Round
2006-07 Jennifer Rizzotti 25–9 15–1 1st WNIT Second Round
2007-08 Jennifer Rizzotti 28–6 14–2 1st# NCAA Second Round
2008-09 Jennifer Rizzotti 20–12 14–2 2nd WNIT Second Round
2009-10 Jennifer Rizzotti 27–5 16–0 1st NCAA First Round 25
2010-11 Jennifer Rizzotti 17–15 11–5 4th# NCAA First Round
2011-12 Jennifer Rizzotti 19–13 10–6 3rd
2012-13 Jennifer Rizzotti 21–12 10–6 3rd
2013-14 Jennifer Rizzotti 13–18 9–7 5th
Jennifer Rizzotti: 289–179 168–80
Total: 487–532

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

  1. Conference tournament winner

WNBA draft[edit]

Danielle Hood, basketball player for the University of Hartford women's basketball team. Taken at fundraiser, where she was the featured speaker.

Danielle Hood, (2004–08) was drafted by the Atlanta Dream as the 32nd pick of the 2008 draft.[3] Although she did not make the final roster, she is the first player from Hartford, and only the second player from an America East Conference team to be drafted by the WNBA.[4]

New England Basketball Hall of Fame honorees[edit]

Hartford players Liz Stich(2005) and Erica Beverly (2010) were inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.[5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2012–13 Media Guide" (PDF). America East Conference. Retrieved 15 Sep 2013. 
  2. ^ "2010–11 Media Guide". University of Hartford. Retrieved 15 Sep 2013. 
  3. ^ "2008 WNBA DRAFT BOARD". WNBA. Retrieved 16 Sep 2013. 
  4. ^ Riley, Lori (May 14, 2008). "Uhart's Hood Released". The Hartford Courant (Richard Graziano). Retrieved 16 Sep 2013. 
  5. ^ "Honorees". New England Basketball Hall of Fame. Retrieved 16 Sep 2013. 
  6. ^ "PSU Women’s Basketball Coach earns Hall of Fame nod". Plymouth State University. May 23, 2013. Retrieved 16 Sep 2013. 
  7. ^ "Bridgeport's Beverly inducted to New England Basketball Hall of Fame". CTPost. June 21, 2013. Retrieved 16 Sep 2013. 

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