Capital District Girls Basketball League: College Links

Truths about Earning a College Scholarship
by Bill Finn

Every child who picks up a basketball dreams of playing at Duke, North Carolina, Michigan, ...

The Game Plan
As a young high school player with the potential for earning a scholarship to play college basketball, I recommend ...

NCAA Guide for College
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Find out if you're on track to meet academic eligibility and core-course requirements. See what the graduation rate of the athletics programs and the athletes in your sport are at the colleges in which you are interested. Ask what academic support services are available and how academic progress is tracked.

Siena College Saints
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The Siena women's basketball team is fourth in the preseason Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference coaches' poll, the league announce today. Saints sophomore guard Katelyn Dooley was also selected preseason Third Team All-MAAC.

Siena College Little Saints Club
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Little Saints is an organization for young fans who wish to support Siena basketball teams through the season. The Little Saints Club is sponsored by Siena Athletics and Saints fans from ages 5 to 14 are encouraged to join!

U-Albany Women's Basketball
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Trina Patterson is entering her third season as head coach of the women’s basketball program at the University at Albany and her twelfth overall at the collegiate level. During Patterson’s two years at the helm, the UAlbany program has made significant strides and become more prominent in America East play.

U-Albany Little Danes Club
Hey kids! Do you want the inside scoop on your favorite basketball teams?

Join the Little Danes Club!

The Little Danes Club is the official fan club for all Great Danes fans ages 12 and under. Annual membership fee is only $10 per child

College of St. Rose
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The Saint Rose women's basketball program has produced three Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All-Americans within the past nine years; Siobhan Flanagan ('94), Ilze Auzina ('97) and Krista Kandere ('97, '98). Kandere was also honored as the 1998 Academic All-America of the Year in the College Division.

Rensselaer Women's Basketball
John Greene is entering his third season overseeing the Rensselaer Women’s Basketball Program. Posting his second straight 18 win season, Greene’s 2002-2003 team completed the season with an 18-10 overall record and post season appearances in the Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association (UCAA) and Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) tournaments.

Russell Sage Gators
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Last year, a 3-18 season wasn’t what first-year head coach Kelly Thompson had in mind for the Russell Sage College women’s basketball team.
“No coach or player likes to lose 18 games in a season, but last year we were very focused on establishing a good foundation for building a strong program. I think we were successful in doing that, and I believe we will take a step in the right direction this year,” said Thompson.

Skidmore College Thoroughbreds
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This summer, Skidmore College selected Michigan   State assistant women's basketball coach Darren Bennett to head the Thoroughbred women's program.
Bennett served one season as MSU recruiting coordinator, working to land the 18th ranked recruiting class as ranked by All-Star Girls Report.   The Spartans were an NCAA tournament team last season.

Union College
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Hard work, persistence and patience have paid off for head coach Mary Ellen Burt and her women's basketball team as the 2003-04 shattered the record books of the 29-year old program.

Hudson Valley Community College

HVCC Viking Pals Club
The Viking Pals Club is open to girls of all ages who have an interest in Hudson Valley's women's basketball program. The benefits include: a membership card; free admission to home games; special seating for home games; invitation to "members only" clinics; admittance to selected practice sessions; regular correspondence via e-mail with Hudson Valley's players; and mentoring from Hudson Valley players.

#1 Louisiana State University

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#3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
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#4 The University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers
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#5 Stanford

#6 University of Georgia Bulldogs

#7 University of Texas

#8 UConn Huskies Women's Basketball

#9 Baylor

#10 Duke Blue Devils
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#11 Ohio State

#12 Texas Rech

#13 Vanderbilt Commodores

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#16 Rutgers

#17 DePaul

#19 Kansas State

#18 Minnesota

#20 Boston College Eagles

Syracuse University

UMass Women's Basketball

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Alfred State

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Oneonta State

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Plattsburgh State

SUNY Potsdam

Purchase College

Stony Brook University

The definitive resource for Division III men's and women's basketball

University of Rochester
NCAA Final Four, 2003 & 2004

Bowdoin women's basketball
The 2003-04 Bowdoin women's basketball team completed their season with a 30-1 record, ranked #2 in the country, and won their fourth consecutive New England Small College Athletic Conference championship.

Western New England College
Davis begins her sixth season on the Golden Bears sideline with an 86-47 record that are the most wins and highest winning percentage (64.7) in the program's 28-year history.

Springfield College
• The Pride swept to its third consecutive New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Championship with a 50-47 victory over Coast Guard in the 2003 title game. SC is the first team in conference history to win three straight tournament titles.
• The Pride, which reached the 'Sweet 16' of the 2002 NCAA Tournament, set a school record for wins (25) and consecutive wins (17), and swept the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament titles.