Christopher Newport Captains

Schedule

All times Eastern
Overall: 21-9 - Conference: 11-3
11/17 vs. William Paterson Final W, 68-49
@ St. Mary's (Md.)
11/18 at St. Mary's (Md.) Final L, 73-67
11/21 vs. Virginia Wesleyan Final L, 77-63
11/25 vs. Marymount Final W, 54-52
12/2 vs. Mary Baldwin Final W, 84-64
12/9 at Hood Final W, 80-51
12/17 at Benedictine (Kan.) Final L, 76-69
@ Honolulu, HI
12/18 at Lake Forest Final W, 65-62
@ Honolulu, HI
1/2 vs. St. Mary's (Md.) Final W, 66-56
1/4 at Catholic Final L, 62-55
1/6 at Mary Washington Final L, 63-48
1/10 at Shenandoah * • Final L, 66-64
1/13 at Peace * • Final W, 67-42
1/16 vs. N.C. Wesleyan * • Final W, 93-40
1/20 vs. Ferrum * • Final W, 87-64
1/23 vs. Averett * • Final W, 84-56
1/27 at Methodist * • Final - 2OT W, 86-84
1/28 at Greensboro * • Final L, 82-69
1/31 vs. Shenandoah * • Final W, 90-65
2/3 vs. Peace * • Final W, 74-67
2/6 at N.C. Wesleyan * • Final W, 77-63
2/10 at Averett * • Final W, 71-58
2/11 at Ferrum * • Final L, 88-75
2/16 vs. Methodist * • Final W, 63-48
2/17 vs. Greensboro * • Final W, 90-58
2/20 vs. Averett Final W, 61-50
2/23 vs. Greensboro Final W, 77-62
2/24 vs. Ferrum Final W, 77-53
3/2 at Dickinson Final W, 52-49
@ Fredericksburg, VA
3/3 at Mary Washington Final L, 77-61

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 21-9 - Conference: 11-3
1/10 at Shenandoah * • L, 66-64
1/13 at Peace * • W, 67-42
1/16 vs. N.C. Wesleyan * • W, 93-40
1/20 vs. Ferrum * • W, 87-64
1/23 vs. Averett * • W, 84-56
1/27 at Methodist * • W, 86-84
1/28 at Greensboro * • L, 82-69
1/31 vs. Shenandoah * • W, 90-65
2/3 vs. Peace * • W, 74-67
2/6 at N.C. Wesleyan * • W, 77-63
2/10 at Averett * • W, 71-58
2/11 at Ferrum * • L, 88-75
2/16 vs. Methodist * • W, 63-48
2/17 vs. Greensboro * • W, 90-58

(* Conference; • Region)
/conf/USAC/Women/2006-07/standings-div1 : /conf/USAC/Women/2006-07/standings-div2 : /conf/USAC/Women/2006-07/standings

2006-07

Ferrum 12-2 21-7
Chris. Newport 11-3 21-9
Greensboro 10-4 18-9
Shenandoah 9-5 17-9
Methodist 7-7 13-13
Peace 3-11 9-17
Averett 3-11 5-19
N.C. Wesleyan 1-13 4-21

Past Records

2017-18 (25-5, 16-2 CAC)
2016-17 (29-3, 16-2 CAC)
2015-16 (24-5, 15-3 CAC)
2014-15 (17-9, 13-5 CAC)
2013-14 (24-6, 13-3 CAC)
2012-13 (29-3, 16-2 USAC)
2011-12 (22-6, 15-3 USAC)
2010-11 (30-4, 16-2 USAC)
2009-10 (30-1, 18-0 USAC)
2008-09 (22-7, 14-4 USAC)
2007-08 (21-7, 14-4 USAC)
2006-07 (21-9, 11-3 USAC)

Team Info

Coach: Carolyn Hunter
Conference: USAC

Christopher Newport

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 4583
Location: Newport News, VA
Colors: Royal Blue, Silver
Region: South
Arena: Freeman Center (2300)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

March 6, 2019 CNU's seniors get another shot As wide-eyed freshmen, Zhara Tannor, Jessica Daguilh and Madison Howdyshell's postseason came to an end with an 82-46 setback at Scranton in the 2016 sectionals. Now, three years later, they face Scranton once again. Joe Sager has more in a Road to Salem feature.
March 3, 2019 Hoopsville: Shockingly Sweet Upsets, close games, tough matchups. It was a thrilling opening weekend of the NCAA Tournaments. We recap the weekend and start looking to next weekend on Hoopsville. Guests from around the country join us. Catch up On Demand or listen to the podcast.
March 2, 2019 Captains Make Sectional Round for 4th Straight Season; CNU Runs Away With 2nd Round Win Over Mount Saint Mary, 79-52 GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- As they have time and time again this season, the Christopher Newport women's basketball team paired a suffocating defensive performance with a high-paced, balanced attack as they downed Mount Saint Mary College (23-6) in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship, 79-52. The Captains improved to 25-5 after pulling away from the Knights to earn the program's fourth straight trip to the NCAA Sectional Semifinals. 
March 1, 2019 CNU advances to second round after hard-fought win at Gettysburg GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- Christopher Newport junior Kiana Kirkland scored a career-high 26 points to lead a group of four double-figure scorers for the Captains as CNU advanced to the NCAA Division III Tournament Second Round after an 82-78 win at Gettysburg College (22-6). The Captains trailed by as many as 14 in the first-half before clawing back in front of a raucous home crowd to win the back-and-forth tussle.
February 23, 2019 CHAMPIONS! CNU Women's Basketball Wins 2019 CAC Title With 83-67 Victory Over #2 Southern Virginia NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- For the first time in the 47-year history of Christopher Newport women's basketball, the Captains are returning to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth consecutive season. With an 83-67 win at home over second-seeded Southern Virginia University, the Captains (23-5) won the 2019 Capital Athletic Conference Championship and earned the league's automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament. The senior class of Jessica Daguilh, Madison Howdyshell, and Zhara Tannor represent the first group to reach the postseason tournament in each of their four playing seasons after improving to 101-18 for a winning percentage of nearly 85%. It's the most wins for a class since the senior class of 2014 hauled in 105 career victories. 
February 9, 2019 Captains Win Fourth Straight as Daguilh Double-Double Leads CNU to 70-59 Win Over Frostburg State NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Playing in the final home regular season game of their careers, Christopher Newport seniors Jessica Daguilh, Madison Howdyshell, and Zhara Tannor combined for 40 of the Captains' 70 points in a 70-59 win at home on Saturday afternoon. CNU (18-5, 9-3) edged out Frostburg State (14-8, 6-6) behind a double-double from Daguilh with 22 points and 11 rebounds.