2019-20 Women's Basketball News

  • Pirate Women Hold Off Wildcats 75-72
    January 25, 2020
    The Whitworth women's basketball team held off Linfield in Friday night's Northwest Conference contest. Four Pirates scored in double figures in the win.
  • Pirate Comeback Falls Short in Battle of the Whits
    January 21, 2020
    The Pirates nearly came back from a 49-25 halftime deficit, tying the game at 71-71 with 03:58 remaining in the fourth, but No. 12 Whitman held on for the victory in the Battle of the Whits on Tuesday night.
  • Whitworth Hosts Whitman, Linfield
    January 20, 2020
    Whitworth hosts Whitman in the Battle of the Whits on Tuesday before taking on Linfield in the Fieldhouse on Friday. The Blues hold second and the Wildcats are tied for third in the Northwest Conference standings as the halfway point hits this week.
  • Pirate Women Fall at First Place Pacific
    January 18, 2020
    Whitworth could not overcome 43 combined points by Rilee Price and Courtney Carolan on Saturday night in an 83-68 loss at Pacific (Ore.).
  • Bruin Women Rally Past Whitworth
    January 17, 2020
    16th-ranked George Fox was able to outscore Whitworth 29-10 in the fourth quarter to rally for an 86-76 women's basketball victory on Friday night.
  • Pirates Set to Take on No. 16 George Fox, Pacific
    January 15, 2020
    Whitworth travels to Oregon for their first NWC road matches of the season, taking on No. 16 George Fox on Friday and Pacific (Ore.) on Saturday.
  • Women's Basketball Post Game from Jan. 10 and 11
    January 13, 2020
    Women's basketball coach Joial Griffith, along with Talia Brandner, provide post game comments following last weekend's games against Willamette and L&C.
  • Pirate Women Top Pioneers 67-48
    January 11, 2020
    The Whitworth women's basketball team got back on track with a 67-48 victory over Lewis & Clark on Saturday evening.
  • Saturday's Doubleheader Moved to 6 and 8 pm
    January 10, 2020
    The NWC basketball doubleheader against Lewis & Clark has been delayed until 6:00 pm (women) and 8:00 pm (men) due to weather-related travel conditions for the visiting Pioneers.
  • Willamette Women Hold Off Whitworth
    January 10, 2020
    After trailing by 21 in the third quarter, Whitworth got within four with under four minutes left by the comeback ran out of gas in an 85-72 loss to the visiting Bearcats.
  • Pirate Women Host Willamette, Lewis & Clark
    January 08, 2020
    Whitworth women's basketball continues Northwest Conference play at home, hosting Willamette on Friday and Lewis & Clark on Saturday.
  • Joial Griffith women's basketball Jan. 7, 2020
    January 07, 2020
    Women's basketball coach Joial Giffith gives Pirate fans an update about her team on January 7, 2020.
  • Whitworth Women Fall to UPS, 75-58
    January 04, 2020
    Puget Sound snapped Whitworth's five-game winning streak, taking down the Pirates 75-58 in Saturday's Northwest Conference women's basketball game.
  • Bucs Open NWC Play with 67-62 Win Over PLU
    January 03, 2020
    Courtney Gray scored a career-high 17 points in Whitworth's 67-62 victory over Pacific Lutheran to extend their win streak to five consecutive games.
  • Pirates Host Lutes, Loggers to Open NWC Play
    January 02, 2020
    The Whitworth women's basketball team looks to extend its four-game winning streak as it hosts Pacific Lutheran and Puget Sound on Friday and Saturday to open the Northwest Conference schedule.
  • Bucs Take Down LCSC, Earn 4th Consecutive Win
    December 19, 2019
    Whitworth earned a big victory in the Fieldhouse on Thursday, taking down Lewis-Clark State College 89-83 to close the non-conference schedule. Quincy McDeid and Jordan Smith scored 26 points each in the win.
  • Pirate Women Host Lewis-Clark State
    December 18, 2019
    The Whitworth women's basketball team is back in Spokane on Thursday to take on Lewis-Clark State College at 1 p.m. for their final game before conference play begins in January.
  • Bucs Edge Walla Walla on the Road
    December 16, 2019
    Whitworth earned its third consecutive win, defeating Walla Walla University 70-62 on Monday to close non-conference play.
  • Seniors Lead Bucs to 78-60 Victory Over BVU
    December 15, 2019
    Jordan Smith scored 25 points while Courtney Gray added 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Whitworth Pirates past Buena Vista University to close the Kim Evanger Raney Classic hosted by Whitman College on Sunday.
  • Women’s Basketball Tops UMFK 83-65
    December 14, 2019
    The Whitworth women's basketball team defeated University of Maine at Fort Kent 83-65 on Saturday evening in the Pirates' first game of the Kim Evanger Raney Classic in Walla Walla.
  • Bucs Headed to Walla Walla for Three Games
    December 10, 2019
    Whitworth women's basketball will participate in the Kim Evanger Raney Classic hosted by Whitman College this weekend taking on University of Maine at Fort Kent on Saturday and Buena Vista University on Sunday. The team will close the weekend against Walla Walla University on Monday.
  • Joial Griffith women's basketball Dec. 9, 2019
    December 09, 2019
    Women's basketball coach Joial Griffith gives Pirate fans an update about her team on Dec. 9, 2019.
  • Northwest Nazarene Defeats Whitworth 90-61
    November 26, 2019
    Whitworth committed 41 turnovers in its 90-61 loss to Division II opponent Northwest Nazarene University on Tuesday evening in Nampa, Idaho.
  • Joial Griffith women's basketball Nov. 25, 2019
    November 25, 2019
    Whitworth women's basketball coach Joial Griffith gives Pirate fans an update about her team on Nov. 25, 2019.
  • Whitworth Battles to 70-69 Win Over EOU
    November 22, 2019
    Whitworth women's basketball battled until the final second in an exciting 70-69 victory over Eastern Oregon in the Whitworth Fieldhouse on Friday evening.
  • Pirate Women Take On EOU, NNU
    November 21, 2019
    Women's basketball faces Eastern Oregon today at 6 p.m. in an exhibition game before traveling to Nampa, Idaho to take on Northwest Nazarene on Tuesday.
  • Joial Griffith women's basketball Nov. 18, 2019
    November 18, 2019
    Whitworth women's basketball coach Joial Griffith gives Pirate fans an update about her team on Nov. 18, 2019.
  • McDeid Leads Bucs to 68-65 Win Over Tornados
    November 16, 2019
    Quincy McDeid dominated in the final two quarters to lead the Pirates to a 68-65 comeback victory over Concordia (Tex.) Saturday evening. The freshman scored 26 points including 6-7 shooting from three-point range.
  • Whitworth Falls to Carroll 98-56
    November 15, 2019
    Whitworth women's basketball took its first loss off the season, falling to Carroll (Mont.) 98-56 on Friday evening.
  • Pirates Host Carroll and Concordia in Whit Classic
    November 14, 2019
    Whitworth women's basketball hosts the Whit Classic this weekend for the team's first home games of the year. The Bucs face Carroll (Mont.) on Friday and Concordia (Tex.) on Saturday.
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