Syracuse Orange women's basketball

The Syracuse Orange women's basketball program is an intercollegiate women's basketball team representing Syracuse University. The program is classified in the NCAA's Division I, and the team competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Orange play their home basketball games at the Carrier Dome in the University Hill neighborhood of Syracuse, New York. The team is currently coached by Quentin Hillsman in his eleventh year.

Syracuse Orange
2019–20 Syracuse Orange women's basketball team
UniversitySyracuse University
First season1971–72
All-time record612–561 (.522), 44th season
Head coachQuentin Hillsman (13th season)
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
LocationSyracuse, New York
ArenaCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
NicknameOrange
ColorsOrange[1]
    
Uniforms
Home
Away
NCAA Tournament Runner-up
2016
NCAA Tournament Final Four
2016
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
2016
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
2016
NCAA Tournament Second round
1998, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1985, 1988, 2002, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

2019–20 roster

2019–20 Syracuse Orange women's basketball team
PlayersCoaches
Pos.#NameHeightYearPrevious schoolHometown
G 0 Elemy Colomé 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) GSProctor Academy
Morgan State
Lawrence, MA
G 1 Taleah Washington 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) FrRock Creek Christian Academy District Heights, MD
F 2 Whisper Fisher 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) GSOwings Mills Owings Mills, MD
F 3 Maeva Djaldi–Tabdi 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) RS SoJean Moulin Paris, France
G 4 Tiana Mangakahia 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) SrLake Ginninderra Meadowbrook, QLD, Australia
G 5 Teisha Hyman 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) FrWoodlands White Plains, NY
G 10 Alisha Lewis 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) FrStrath Haven Wallingford, PA
G 11 Gabrielle Cooper 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) SrMorgan Park Lansing, IL
G 12 Brooke Alexander 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) GSPrestonwood Christian
UT Arlington
Frisco, TX
G 21 Emily Engstler 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) SoSt. Francis Prep Fresh Meadows, NY
C 22 Amaya Finklea–Guity 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) JrNoble & Greenough Dorchester, MA
G 23 Kiara Lewis 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) RS JrWhitney Young Chicago, IL
G 25 Lauren Fitzmaurice 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) JrLiberty Bell Mazama, WA
F 45 Digna Strautmane 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) JrRiga 66 Riga, Latvia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: December 4, 2019

NCAA Tournament results

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1985 #8Second Round#1 Old DominionL 88-63
1988 #6Second Round#3 Ohio StateL 116-75
2002 #10First Round#7 DrakeL 87-69
2008 #7First Round#10 HartfordL 59-55
2013 #7First Round#10 CreightonL 61-56
2014 #6First Round
Second Round
#11 Chattanooga
#3 Kentucky
W 59-53
L 59-54
2015 #8First Round
Second Round
#9 Nebraska
#1 South Carolina
W 72-69
L 97-68
2016 #4First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Final Four
Championship
#13 Army
#12 Albany
#1 South Carolina
#7 Tennessee
#7 Washington
#1 Connecticut
W 73-56
W 76-59
W 80-72
W 89-67
W 80-59
L 81-52
2017 #8First Round
Second Round
#9 Iowa State
#1 Connecticut
W 85-65
L 94-64
2018 #8First Round#9 Oklahoma StateL 84-57
2019 #3First Round
Second Round
#14 Fordham
#6 South Dakota State
W 70-49
L 75-64

See also

References

  1. "Colors". Syracuse University Brand Guidelines. Retrieved November 10, 2019.


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