LOS ANGELES - Vanguard, ranked third in the coaches preseason poll, continues its undefeated season by picking up a 79-69 win over Bethesda. The Lions hold a 3-0 record as Kandyce Smith (SO/Monrovia, CA) scores a team high 16 points in only 14 minutes off the bench. Bethesda falls to 4-3 on the year with the loss at East Los Angeles College.
COSTA MESA, Calif. - Although she hadn't made one all night, when the seconds were ticking down Samantha Doucette (SR/Irvine, CA) drained the game winning three pointer to give #3 Vanguard the 59-58 victory over Montana Tech (4-3). She scored a game high 23 points on 8-21 shooting for the 2-0 Lions.
LONG BEACH, Calif. - Known locally and around the nation for it's success on the court, the women's basketball team of Vanguard University took time out of their preseason slate to support a cause close to their hearts. As a team, they participated in an event focused on pulmonary hyptersion. The Athletic Department of Vanguard preaches using athletics to change the world around them by focusing on changing the athlete from within.
STORRS, Conn. - Vanguard University was invited by University of Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma to play and exhibition game in which the Huskies would raise the 2015 National Championship banner and receive their championship rings. The Lions were defeated 98-18 in the contest.
GORHAM, Maine - In the first game of the Lions east coast exhibition tour, Vanguard lost 70-55 against the University of Maine. Samantha Doucette (SR/Irvine, CA) led all scorers with 23 points on 9-19 shooting.
COSTA MESA, Calif. - Third ranked Vanguard (1-0) got the season underway in front of a home crowd who got their first experience with the new collegiate women's basketball rules. The Lions, led by Samantha Doucette (SR/Irvine, CA)'s 15 points, defeated California Lutheran 69-43.
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