2017-18 Randolph-Macon Women's Basketball News

  • Williams Named Player of the Year; Woods on All-ODAC Team
    February 22, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Year and as such, secured a spot on the All-ODAC First Team. Sophomore Charlotte Woods (Richmond, Va./Trinity) was also honored with an All-ODAC Third Team selection.
  • Williams Adds Academic Honor To Collection
    February 22, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) has added an academic award to her collection on the same day she was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s top player of 2017-18. Williams has been selected as a College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District team member.
  • Williams Ties Rebound Mark as #2 R-MC Women's Hoops Moves to Semis
    February 22, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) registered her 24th double-double of the season and tied the ODAC Tournament record for rebounds in a game with 24 as the second-seeded Randolph-Macon women's basketball team eliminated No. 7 Bridgewater 76-58 Thursday evening in the quarterfinals of the 2018 ODAC Tournament at the Salem Civic Center.
  • R-MC Rises To Third In Latest Regional Rankings
    February 21, 2018
    In the latest round of regional rankings, Randolph-Macon secured the third spot in the metric used by the NCAA to determine postseason position. NCAA regional rankings use strength of schedule and wins among other metric to create an overall ranking for each region in the country. R-MC is in the South region and finds itself ahead of Lynchburg in fourth, but behind Emory & Henry in second.
  • Williams Picks Up D3Hoops.com Honor
    February 20, 2018
    On top of her Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week honor, sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) is collecting another national one. For the second week in a row, Williams has been honored by d3hoops.com in its Team of the Week, which select five players to round out its “starting five” for the week. Williams was honored as a forward this week. It’s the second such honor of both Williams’ career and season.
  • Williams Caps Regular Season With Player of the Week Selection
    February 19, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) finishes the season with the Old Dominion Athletic Conferences’ final Player of the Week honor of the season. The nod earns Williams her eighth Player of the Week honor this season and 12th of her career.  She has also been the Player of the Week for three weeks in a row.  Randolph-Macon has had a vice grip on the league’s top weekly award for five weeks in a row. Since January 22, R-MC has seen Williams win four Player of the Week honors and sophomore Charlotte Woods (Richmond, Va./Trinity) win one week.
  • Women’s Basketball Downs Roanoke 68-62
    February 17, 2018
    Randolph-Macon had three players score in double figures – including two with double-doubles – as the Yellow Jackets took care of the Roanoke Maroons 68-62 in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play in Salem on Saturday. R-MC finishes the regular season at 19-5 and 12-4 in the ODAC. The team is currently ranked sixth in the South Region in the NCAA Regional Rankings.
  • R-MC Earns First Round Bye, Is #2 For Tourney
    February 17, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced the entire 2018 ODAC Women’s Basketball Tournament field, with Randolph-Macon earning the tournament’s second seed. R-MC will face the winner of the #10 Roanoke at #7 Bridgewater matchup.
  • R-MC Remains Sixth in Regional Rankings
    February 15, 2018
    The Randolph-Macon Women’s Basketball team remained in sixth in the NCAA’s Regional Rankings in the South region. R-MC was ranked in the same position last week when the initial rankings were released. The regional rankings help determine seeds for the postseason utilizing wins, losses and a strength of schedule metric. 
  • Williams Receives Two National Honors
    February 13, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) picked another pair of honors – this time on a national scale. Williams was named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Player of the Week for the third time this season. She was also named to the d3hoops.com Team of the Week as a forward.
  • Yellow Jackets Sweep Hornets With 61-49 Win
    February 13, 2018
    Randolph-Macon swept its season series with the Lynchburg Hornets with a 61-49 victory Tuesday night in Old Dominion Athletic Conference action at Crenshaw Gymnasium. A pair of Yellow Jackets were in double figures and R-MC outrebounded the Hornets 39-31.
  • ODAC Recognizes Williams for a Seventh Time After Breaking Program Record
    February 12, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has named sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) its Player of the Week for the week ending on February 12. It’s Williams’ seventh time being recognized by the ODAC this season and her 11th overall career honor. Williams is Randolph-Macon’s most decorated Player of the Week and set a program record for points scored in a single game over the weekend. 
  • R-MC Women To Dedicate Game to ReeseStrong Tomorrow
    February 12, 2018
    Tomorrow night, the Randolph-Macon Women's Basketball program will mark its Play4Kay game in honor of former North Carolina State head coach, Kay Yow. Many college basketball programs, teams and organizations raise money for cancer research throughout the season at dedicated games to help defeat all cancers. The teams of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference have proudly been a part of this effort all season. 
  • Williams Scores Program and Career-High 45 at Guilford
    February 10, 2018
    Randolph-Macon sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) scored just over half of the Yellow Jackets’ points – a career-high 45 points -- while senior Teal Reynolds  (Sterling, Va. / Potomac Falls) tied her career-high, scoring 17 points; but it was all not enough for the Yellow Jackets to push ahead of Guilford as R-MC was defeated by the Quakers 98-82 in Old Dominion Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon. R-MC falls to 17-5 and 10-4 in the ODAC while Guilford gains a game in the standings, going 15-6 overall and 9-5 in the ODAC.
  • Randolph-Macon Arrives In 6th In Regional Rankings
    February 07, 2018
    The Randolph-Macon women’s basketball team has checked in at sixth in the first regional rankings of the year, released by the NCAA on Wednesday. R-MC (17-4, 10-3 ODAC) is one of three Old Dominion Athletic Conference teams on the rankings. The rankings help determine seeds for the postseason utilizing wins, losses and a strength of schedule metric. 
  • Reynolds, Woods Score Career-Highs as R-MC Women's Hoops Tops BC
    February 06, 2018
    Senior Teal Reynolds (Sterling, Va./Potomac Falls) scored a career-high 17 points, and sophomores Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) and Charlotte Woods (Richmond, Va./Trinity) both recorded double-doubles, as the Randolph-Macon women's basketball team posted a 98-79 victory over Bridgewater in ODAC action Tuesday evening in Crenshaw Gym.
  • Williams Scores Sixth ODAC Nod of 2017-18
    February 05, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) has been named as the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the sixth time this season. It’s Williams’ tenth Player of the Week nod in her career.
  • Williams Reaches 1,000 Points for R-MC Women's Hoops vs. E&H
    February 03, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) recorded her 19th double-double of the season with 23 rebounds and 22 points, passing the 1,000-point mark for her career, as the Randolph-Macon women's basketball team fell 84-77 to Emory & Henry in ODAC action Saturday evening in Crenshaw Gym.
  • Free Opportunities Key for Randolph-Macon in Win At Virginia Wesleyan
    January 30, 2018
    Randolph-Macon shot 78% from the free throw line, going 30-38 en route to a 62-56 victory over Virginia Wesleyan Tuesday night. R-MC (16-3, 9-2 ODAC) was anchored by juniors Kelsey Wisner (York, Pa./Central York) and Jayla Wade (Newport News, Va./Heritage) who each made every free throw on the night – going 6-6 and 4-4 respectively.   
  • Woods Selected As ODAC Player of the Week
    January 29, 2018
    Sophomore Charlotte Woods (Richmond, Va. / Trinity) has been honored by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as its Player of the Week. It’s Woods’ first such honor of her career and the sixth ODAC Player of the Week nod for Randolph-Macon this season.
  • Williams, Woods with Double-Doubles in 73-43 Win for R-MC Women's Hoops vs. RC
    January 27, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) had 26 points and 16 rebounds, and sophomore Charlotte Woods (Richmond, Va./Trinity) added 18 points and 15 boards, as the Randolph-Macon women's basketball team posted a 73-43 victory over Roanoke in ODAC action Saturday afternoon in Crenshaw Gym.
  • Williams Scores 37 to Lead R-MC Women's Hoops past SU 68-62
    January 23, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) recorded her 16th double-double of the season with 19 rebounds and 37 points, one point away from the program record, as the Randolph-Macon women's basketball team defeated Shenandoah 68-62 in ODAC action on Tuesday evening in Crenshaw Gym.
  • Williams Honored Fifth Time By Conference For Outstanding Play
    January 22, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) was honored by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as its Player of the Week for the fifth time this season. Williams and the Yellow Jackets wrapped up a 2-0 week which saw them getting wins over Randolph 67-40 and the ODAC’s top team, Lynchburg 71-59. This is Williams’ ninth Player of the Week selection in her career.
  • LaHaye Keeps Perspective in Midst of Historic 600th Victory
    January 21, 2018
    In basketball jargon, winning, some say, is a process. If that died in the wool message carries with it any merit, there is no better embodiment of the idea than veteran Randolph-Macon head women’s basketball coach Carroll LaHaye.
  • LaHaye Wins 600th Game As Yellow Jackets Defeat Lynchburg
    January 20, 2018
    Randolph-Macon Head Coach Carroll LaHaye won her 600th game Saturday afternoon in action against the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s number one team, Lynchburg, 71-59 in conference action at Turner Gymnasium. LaHaye, in her 36th season at the helm of Randolph-Macon, is just the 59th coach in the NCAA across all divisions to reach the milestone of 600 wins.  LaHaye has spent her entire career coaching the Yellow Jackets.
  • Silva Schultz to Highlight R-MC Athletics Hall of Fame Class
    January 17, 2018
    Megan Silva Schultz '06, the most decorated student-athlete in school history, will be one of five to be inducted into the Randolph-Macon Athletics Hall of Fame.
  • Wisner Wild From Three, Williams Gets 21 in Win At Randolph
    January 16, 2018
    Junior Kelsey Wisner (York, Pa. / Central York) went 4-4 from beyond the arc in the first half, while sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) scored 21 points in a 67-40 Tuesday night win over Randolph in Lynchburg. Randolph-Macon (12-3, 5-2 ODAC) is on a three-game win streak, while Randolph (4-11, 1-6 ODAC) has fallen in its second game in a row. 
  • Big First Quarter Powers Randolph-Macon To Victory Against Hollins
    January 13, 2018
    Randolph-Macon scored 30 points in the first quarter, which helped push them ahead to an 82-51 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory against Hollins in Saturday afternoon action at Crenshaw Gymnasium. Randolph-Macon had four players score in double digits, including a pair of double-doubles from sophomores Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) and Charlotte Woods (Richmond, Va./Trinity). Williams finished the game with 20 points and 13 rebounds, while Woods pulled in 11 rebounds while scoring 12 points.
  • Two Yellow Jackets Score Double-Doubles in ODAC Win Over VWU
    January 09, 2018
    A pair of Yellow Jackets scored in double figures and pulled down more than 10 rebounds each in a 63-43 victory over Virginia Wesleyan University at Crenshaw Gymnasium Tuesday night. Sophomores Charlotte Woods (Richmond, Va. / Trinity) and Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) collected double-doubles in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference matchup.
  • In Close Loss, ODAC Preseason Favorites Defeat Yellow Jackets
    January 06, 2018
    There were nine ties, including two in the fourth quarter, but in the end, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference preseason favorites, the Eastern Mennonite Royals (8-4, 3-1 ODAC) were able to hold on for the 60-54 victory in Saturday afternoon ODAC Women’s Basketball action at Yoder Arena in Harrisonburg.  
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