Womens Hoops, Why we should care.
While the Sacramento Kings try to figure out how to put up Ws, the Sacramento State women’s basketball squad are turning heads with a 6-game winning streak – a Sac State record.
First-year head coach Jamie Craighead has found the chemistry needed mid-season to make a run for the playoffs with an uptempo offense and a swarming back court press that forces strings of turnovers for the opposing team. More than that her team seems to carry out her leadership without question. In return everyone can shoot! Simply put – this is real TEAM sports with everyone being an offensive threat.
Senior guard Ashley Garcia has won player of the week in the Big Sky conference with impressive stats with key assists and buckets in crunch time. She was once told she would never be a starter by her former coach Dan Muscatel who resigned following a dismal record.
If the Sacramento Bee is the opinion leader of Sacramento team sports, it’s a men’s only club. Too often Sacramento State women’s basketball has been if reported at all, found on page 15 with not more than two paragraphs at best.
Think global and support local, Go Hornets!