Print Page Email Page
Bookmark and Share
Campus News

713-942-3457
marcom@stthom.edu
WBB Celts Wrap Tourney After Loss
3/1/2013

Women's Basketball TeamThe University of St. Thomas women's basketball team's first appearance in the Red River Athletic Conference Tournament ended with a 77-54 loss to Louisiana State University-Shreveport on March 1 in Waxahachie, Texas.

Amber Arceneaux-Francis led the Celts with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Maghen Lormand added 17 points, including five 3-pointers.

After a daunting 50-point loss to Shreveport a week ago, the Celts came out of the gate strong taking a 32-31 lead into the locker room at halftime.

"We executed our game plan well to start the game," said Head Coach Mike Ricks. "We made a concerted effort to defend better than we did last Saturday, and Kirstin kept us under control on the offensive end."

The teams traded baskets to start the second half, but an injury to freshman Kirstin Lee changed the Celts' fortune.

"That was a turning point," Ricks said. "Make no mistake about it; the credit goes to Coach Howell and the girls at Shreveport. They are as tough as they come, but when Kirstin went down, it affected us."

The loss concludes the Celts second season as a program.

Ricks is proud of the direction his team is headed.

"We accomplished so much this year, and we are only going to get better,” he said. “It still hasn't really sunk in that it's over, but when the dust settles, I think the girls will be able to look back and be proud of what they did and excited for the next chapter."


<< Return

<< Return to News Features

Apply Now

Apply Now 

Start planning for your future at UST with our free application.

Apply now
 

Catholic Identity

Apply Now​ 

Faith is an important component of our Catholic education.

Read more

University of St. Thomas - Houston, TX - Educating Leaders of Faith and Character
University of St. Thomas
The University of St. Thomas, dedicated to educating leaders of faith and character, is a private institution committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education. St. Thomas is Houston’s only Catholic University and was founded by the Basilian Fathers in 1947.

 

Copyright © 2014 University of St. Thomas.
All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy | Clery Act | Title IX
Site Map
Contact Us
  University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose
Houston, Texas 77006-4626
     
  713-522-7911
     
Follow Us
like us on facebook follow us on youtube follow us on twitter see us on instagram follow us on Tumblr follow us on linkedin join us on google plus
  • like us on facebook
  • follow us on youtube
  • follow us on twitter
  • see us on instagram
  • follow us on Tumblr
  • follow us on linkedin
  • join us on google plus