San Francisco Dons women's basketball

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San Francisco Dons
2016–17 San Francisco Dons women's basketball team
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University University of San Francisco
Conference WCC
Location San Francisco, CA
Head coach Molly Goodenbour (1st year)
Arena War Memorial Gymnasium
(Capacity: 5,300)
Nickname Dons
Student section Los Locos
Colors Green and Gold[1]
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours
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Alternate jersey
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Team colours
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
NCAA Tournament appearances
1980, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2016
Conference tournament champions
1995, 1996, 1997, 2016
Conference regular season champions
1980 (NCAC)
1987, 1992, 1995, 1996 (WCC)

The San Francisco Dons women's basketball team represents the University of San Francisco in NCAA Division I women's college basketball. [2]


San Francisco began play in 1976. Their first postseason appearance was in the 1980 AIAW National Division I Basketball Championship, losing 92-58 to BYU in the First Round. They made appearances in the NCAA Tournament in 1995, 1996, 1997, 2016, with a Sweet Sixteen appearance in 1996. That year, USF (ranked as a 5 seed) beat Florida 68-61, and Duke 64-60 before losing to Connecticut 72-44. They have made the WNIT three times. They played in the NCAC from 1977-1982 and the NORPAC from 1982-85 before joining the West Coast Conference in 1985. As of the end of the 2015-16 season, the Dons have an all-time record of 546-595. [3][4]