Georgia Lady Bulldogs basketball

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Georgia Lady Bulldogs
2017–18 Georgia Lady Bulldogs basketball team
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University University of Georgia
Head coach Joni Taylor (3rd season)
Conference SEC
Location Athens, Georgia
Arena Stegeman Coliseum
(Capacity: 10,523)
Nickname Lady Bulldogs
Colors Red and Black[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
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Alternate jersey
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Team colours
Alternate
NCAA Tournament runner-up
1985, 1996[2]
NCAA Tournament Final Four
1983, 1985, 1995, 1996, 1999[2]
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1983, 1984, 1985, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2013[3]
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013 [4]
NCAA Tournament appearances
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018[4]
Conference tournament champions
1983, 1984, 1986, 2001
Conference regular season champions
1983, 1984, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2000, 2001[5]

The Georgia Lady Bulldogs basketball team represents the University of Georgia in basketball. The Lady Bulldogs are a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The "Lady Dawgs," as they are sometimes called, play in Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. They have historically been among collegiate Womens Basketball's best programs. Georgia has won seven Southeastern Conference regular-season championships, four conference tournament championships and appeared in the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament 33 times, tied for 2nd among all schools. The team is coached by Joni Taylor. The Lady Bulldogs have also appeared in 5 Final Fours and 11 Elite Eights, but have never won a National Championship.

2017–18 roster[edit]

2017–18 Georgia Bulldogs women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Cole, TajaTaja Cole 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) RS So Louisville Richmond, VA
G 2 Connally, GabbyGabby Connally 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Fr Brandeis HS San Antonio, TX
F 3 Paul, StephanieStephanie Paul 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) So Community School of Naples Naples, FL
F 4 Robinson, CaliyaCaliya Robinson 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Jr McEachern HS Marietta, GA
G 11 Caldwell, MayaMaya Caldwell 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Fr Davidson Day School Charlotte, NC
G 12 Clark, HaleyHaley Clark 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Sr Edgewater HS Orlando, FL
G 23 Morrison, QueQue Morrison 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Fr McEachern HS Riverdale, GA
G 24 Costa, SimoneSimone Costa 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Sr Independence CC Lisbon, Portugal
G 25 Henderson, AriAri Henderson 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Jr Chamblee Charter HS Chamblee, GA
F 33 Engram, MackenzieMackenzie Engram 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Sr Hillgrove HS Powder Springs, GA
F 44 Bates, MaluryMalury Bates 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Fr William Fleming HS Roanoke, VA
F 51 Blanaru, BiancaBianca Blanaru 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) RS Jr Washington State Timișoara, Romania
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster

History[edit]

Andy Landers at 2011 WBCA conference

Coach Landers was hired as the team's first full-time coach in 1979.[6] Since the initial NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament in 1982, the Lady Dogs have appeared every year with the exception of 1992, 1994, and 2015.[2][4]

Year by year results[edit]

Conference tournament winners noted with # Source[7]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason Coaches' poll AP poll
Flossie M. Love (Independent) (1973–1974)
1973–74 Flossie M. Love 3–13 GAIAW
Flossie M. Love: 3–13
Elsa Heimerer (Independent) (1974–1977)
1974–75 Elsa Heimerer 8–9 GAIAW
1975–76 Elsa Heimerer 11–9 GAIAW
1976–77 Elsa Heimerer 2–19
Elsa Heimerer: 21–37
Dave Lucey (Independent) (1977–1978)
1977–78 Dave Lucey 7–16 GAIAW
Dave Lucey: 7–16
Carolyn Lehr (Independent) (1978–1979)
1978–79 Carolyn Lehr 6–19
Carolyn Lehr: 6–19
Andy Landers (Independent, SEC) (1979–2015)
1979–80 Andy Landers 16–12 GAIAW
1980–81 Andy Landers 27–10 AIAW Region III, NWIT Champions
1981–82 Andy Landers 21–9 NCAA First Round
1982–83 Andy Landers 27–7 4–4 3rd (SEC East) # NCAA Final Four 9
1983–84 Andy Landers 30–3 7–1 T-1st (SEC East) # NCAA Elite Eight 3
1984–85 Andy Landers 29–5 7–1 1st (SEC East) NCAA Runner-up 8
1985–86 Andy Landers 30–2 9–0 1st# NCAA Sweet Sixteen 4 2
1986–87 Andy Landers 27–5 7–2 T-2nd NCAA Sweet Sixteen 9 6
1987–88 Andy Landers 21–10 5–4 T-4th NCAA Sweet Sixteen 10 17
1988–89 Andy Landers 23–7 6–3 3rd NCAA Second Round (Play-In) 18 10
1989–90 Andy Landers 25–5 6–3 4th NCAA Second Round (Bye) 13 7
1990–91 Andy Landers 28–4 9–0 1st NCAA Elite Eight 6 3
1991–92 Andy Landers 19–11 6–5 T-4th
1992–93 Andy Landers 21–13 4–7 T-8th NCAA Second Round (Play-In) 21 21
1993–94 Andy Landers 17–11 5–6 T-7th
1994–95 Andy Landers 28–5 8–3 T-2nd NCAA Final Four 4 12
1995–96 Andy Landers 28–5 10–1 1st NCAA Runner-up 2 5
1996–97 Andy Landers 25–6 11–1 1st NCAA Elite Eight 7 6
1997–98 Andy Landers 17–11 8–6 5th NCAA First Round
1998–99 Andy Landers 27–7 9–5 3rd NCAA Final Four 12 12
1999–2000 Andy Landers 32–4 13–1 T-1st NCAA Elite Eight 5 4
2000–01 Andy Landers 27–6 11–3 T-2nd# NCAA Second Round 13 4
2001–02 Andy Landers 19–11 6–8 9th NCAA First Round
2002–03 Andy Landers 21–10 10–4 T-3rd NCAA Sweet Sixteen 11 19
2003–04 Andy Landers 25–10 8–6 T-4th NCAA Elite Eight 8 16
2004–05 Andy Landers 24–10 9–5 4th NCAA Sweet Sixteen 13 20
2005–06 Andy Landers 23–9 10–4 3rd NCAA Sweet Sixteen 13 12
2006–07 Andy Landers 27–7 11–3 2nd NCAA Sweet Sixteen 13 13
2007–08 Andy Landers 23–10 8–6 T-4th NCAA Second Round 24
2008–09 Andy Landers 18–14 7–7 7th NCAA First Round
2009–10 Andy Landers 25–9 9–7 T-3rd NCAA Sweet Sixteen 19 23
2010–11 Andy Landers 23–11 10–6 T-3rd NCAA Sweet Sixteen 24
2011–12 Andy Landers 22–9 11–5 3rd NCAA First Round 20 20
2012–13 Andy Landers 28–7 12–4 3rd NCAA Elite Eight 13 14
2013–14 Andy Landers 20–12 7–9 9th NCAA First Round
2014–15 Andy Landers 19–12 6–10 9th
Andy Landers: 862–299 273–144
Joni Taylor (SEC) (2015–present)
2015–16 Joni Taylor 21–9 9–7 6th NCAA First Round
2016–17 Joni Taylor 16–15 7–9 T-8th
2016–17 Joni Taylor 26–7 12–4 T-2th NCAA Second Round 18 19
Joni Taylor: 53–31 (.631) 28–20 (.583)


Total: 862–415 (.675)

      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

Home venues[edit]

Player awards[edit]

National awards[edit]

Tasha Humphrey – 2005
Saudia Roundtree – 1996

SEC Awards[edit]

Katrina McClain – 1987
Saudia Roundtree – 1996
Kelly Miller – 2000, 2001

School records[edit]

Source[7]

Career leaders[edit]

  • Points Scored: Janet Harris (2641)
  • Rebounds: Janet Harris (1398)
  • Assists: Teresa Edwards (63)
  • Steals: Sherill Baker (426)
  • 3-pointers: Cori Chambers (282)

Single-season leaders[edit]

  • Points Scored: Katrina McClain(796, 1987)
  • Rebounds: Janet Harris, (397, 1983)
  • Assists: Saudia Roundtree (226, 1995)
  • Steals: Sherill Baker (149, 2006)
  • 3-pointers: Cori Chambers (85, 2007)

Single-game leaders[edit]

  • Points Scored: Coco Miller (45, 6 Dec 1997)
  • Rebounds: Katrina McClain (24, 10 Feb 1986)
  • Assists: Lady Hardmon 14, (6 Jan 1992)
  • Steals: Ashley Houts (10, 29 Nov 2006)

Triple-Doubles[edit]

  • Teresa Edwards 24 points, 10 rebs. & 10 assists. vs. Alabama 1 Mar 1986
  • Tracy Henderson 14 points, 13 rebs. & 10 blocks vs. Louisville 19 Mar 1995

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ University of Georgia Athletics Brand Guidelines (PDF). March 27, 2017. Retrieved November 5, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c Official 2007 NCAA Women's Final Four Records Book (pdf). pp. 6–7. Retrieved 2008-03-22. 
  3. ^ Cite error: The named reference NCAAeliteeightpp6-7 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  4. ^ a b c "Women's College Basketball Championship History Page". Archived from the original on 2009-07-30. Retrieved 2008-03-22. 
  5. ^ "National, Player and Team Milestones". Georgiadogs.com. UGA Sports Communications. February 26, 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-22. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Andy Landers". Georgiadogs.com. Retrieved 2008-03-22. [dead link]
  7. ^ a b "Media Guide". University of Georgia. Retrieved 11 Aug 2013. 

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