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March 6, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Seattle U set for regular-season finale at Connolly Center, WAC tournament

Seattle U concludes its regular-season with two games this week. SU (13-14, 8-6 WAC) hosts Kansas City on Thursday and Chicago State on Saturday. The latter will mark Senior Day for forwards Kacie Sowell and Ashley Ward and G Sylvia Shephard. A ceremony will be held prior to the 4pm game at Connolly Center. Sowell…

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January 18, 2013 at 11:27 AM

Video: Seattle U stays undefeated, Gonzaga returns to top of WCC and a Pac-12 thriller

Seattle University became one of 46 teams in the NCAA to remaining undefeated in its respective conference after Thursday’s round of games. The Redhawks defeated Texas Arlington 69-53 at Connolly Center. SU improved to 9-6 overall and 6-0 in the Western Athletic Conference. But it’ll host a competitive opponent inĀ  Louisiana Tech (8-8, 3-2) on Saturday at 7pm.

Here’s the daily story about the game. Junior F Kacie Sowell scored 11 of her final 18 points in the second half while junior F Ashley Ward finished with 17 points to pace the offense throughout the game. Junior G Sylvia Shephard, who improved to seventh in the nation in steals (3.7), switched from being a defensive menace and scorer in transition to a keen passer, totaling a career-high 11 assists.

Shephard, coach Joan Bonvicini and Daidra Brown spoke about the game afterward. Bonvicini is wearing a lei in the video because it was Hawaiian Night at the game.

ZAGS TOPS…FOR NOW: Gonzaga proved it can still be a force in the Western Athletic Conference. The Zags (14-5, 4-1) soundly defeated new rival BYU 74-59 at sold-out McCarthey Athletic Center. The Cougar’s (12-5, 3-1) loss coupled with Saint Mary’s (11-5, 3-1) taking a tumble at San Diego to lose 73-70 moved GU a half-game ahead of BYU, SMC and Santa Clara (11-6, 3-1) atop of the conference. San Diego (11-6, 3-2) follows.

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