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Women’s basketball: The last season of Kellie Lewis-Jay

April 3, 2017

“We just want to get better” Former FAU women’s basketball coach Kellie Lewis-Jay repeated after the Owls lost their ni...

Junior Sasha Cedeno, who led FAU in scoring during the 2016-17 season, receives instructions from former head coach Kellie Lewis-Jay, who was fired on March 6. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Women’s basketball season review: the good, the bad and the ugly

March 17, 2017

Florida Atlantic women’s basketball finished its 2016-17 campaign as the worst team in the program’s 33-year history. The Owls finished with just four wins against 25 losses, and went 0-18 in conference play.

Head coach Kellie Lewis-Jay speaks to her players during her team's Feb. 18, 2016 loss to Rice.  PhotoMohammed F. Emran

Women’s basketball: FAU fires head coach Kellie Lewis-Jay

March 6, 2017

Florida Atlantic women's basketball has fired head coach Kellie Lewis-Jay after a 4-25 season, the school announced on Monday. The Owls went 73-103 during her five-year stay.

The women’s basketball team (back) invites male students from the FAU community to practice with them. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Women’s basketball: the other guys on the team

February 12, 2017

Inside an empty FAU Arena, the Florida Atlantic women’s basketball team steps onto the practice court as the coaching staff pre...

Senior Jennie Simms scored 41 points for Old Dominion in its victory at FAU on Saturday. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Women’s basketball: FAU’s losing streak hits 11 after loss to Old Dominion

February 4, 2017

Old Dominion University came out of halftime soaring and used a 30-point third quarter to defeat Florida Atlantic women’s basketball 93-73 Saturday afternoon in Boca Raton.

Florida Atlantic has not won a game since its victory over Jackson State on Dec. 16. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Women’s basketball: FAU’s losing streak continues after loss to Charlotte

February 2, 2017

Florida Atlantic’s women’s basketball team’s losing streak continued after a 72-66 loss to Charlotte Thursday night in Boca Raton.

The Owls have lost seven straight games. Photo by Mohammed F Emran

Women’s basketball: UAB hands FAU its seventh straight loss

January 19, 2017

After shooting 52 percent in the first half, Florida Atlantic women’s basketball came out of the locker room cold in the third quarter, resulting in a 66-55 loss to the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Thursday night.

Sophomore Ra'Kyra Gabriel leads the Owls in blocked shots this season. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran

Women’s basketball: FAU drops heartbreaker to UTEP in defensive affair

January 14, 2017

After forcing the Miners into a contested 3-pointer, Florida Atlantic Women’s Basketball got the ball back with five seconds left on the clock with a chance to win the game. The ball was inbounded to junior Nika Zyryanova, who then found junior Sasha Cedeno in the corner with a pass.

Junior Sasha Cedeno scored a team-high 19 points in the Owls loss to the University of Texas at San Antonio on Wednesday. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran.

Women’s basketball: FAU drops fourth straight conference game to UTSA

January 12, 2017

After heading into the fourth quarter down four points, Florida Atlantic women’s basketball only managed to shoot 36.7 percent and dropped its fourth straight conference game 72-62 to the University of Texas at San Antonio on Thursday night in Boca Raton.

FAU junior Raven Doyle (5) scored a team-high 15 points against Maryland Eastern Shore on Saturday night. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Women’s basketball: FAU can’t contain Maryland Eastern Shore’s Ciani Byrom in loss

December 18, 2016

Maryland Eastern Shore guard Ciani Byrom made her presence felt in the championship game of the 2016 FAU Holiday Tournament, leading her team to a 76-59 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night.

Freshman Katelyn O'Reilly scored 12 points in the Owls win over Jackson State on Friday. Jon Bryant | Contributing Photographer

Women’s basketball: FAU beats Jackson State in first game of 2016 holiday tournament

December 16, 2016

Florida Atlantic women’s basketball snapped its four-game losing streak with a 67-58 victory over Jackson State in the first round of the 2016 FAU Holiday Tournament on Friday.

Freshman Jacey Bailey dribbles the ball up the court during the first quarter of the Owls game versus Florida Gulf Coast University. Jon Bryant | Contributing Photographer

Women’s basketball: Owls drop fourth straight in loss to Florida Gulf Coast

December 11, 2016

While Florida Atlantic women’s basketball may have entered Sunday’s matchup against Florida Gulf Coast University 3-1 at home, the Owls had a tough time scoring the ball, and fell to the Eagles 65-50.