women’s basketball

FROM WNBA TO WILDCAT: Former college basketball star, WNBA draftee joins Randolph women’s basketball coaching staff

Shakena Richardson

It was the 2016 WNBA draft day, and Shakena Richardson—along with a crowd of family and friends—kept her eyes glued to the television. After what seemed like hours, she finally heard the Dallas Wings call her name as their 30th overall pick. “When I saw my name pop up on the screen, I was shaking,... READ MORE >>

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Emilee Dunton '14, '15 M.A.T. rallies her players during practice.

Alumna shares life lessons on the basketball court Emilee Dunton ’14, ’15 M.A.T. grew up tagging along with her father while he coached Liberty University’s men’s basketball team, leading them to a Big South championship and NCAA berth. The countless hours watching—and playing basketball—with her dad paid off. Eventually, Dunton left her job as water... READ MORE >>

WildCat Women Gunning for ODAC Tournament

It’s been 10 years since the WildCats tasted the post-season and women’s basketball coach Melissa Wiggins says it’s time to return to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tournament. “It is way overdue,” says Wiggins. “It’s going to be a challenge, but I’m certain we will step up to it.” The top 8 teams are... READ MORE >>