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ROLLINS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HISTORY
Courtesy: Rollins Athletics  
Release: 05/31/2006
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ROLLINS ALL-TIME RECORD BOOK - Last Updated Oct. 10, 2013

1900 - First women’s basketball game against Orlando girl’s team. Rollins team members were: Tinnie Price (rf), Ruth Roberts (lf), Elizabeth Anderson (rg), Carrie Ensminger (c), Charlotte Lleath (lg), Llse Deyoe (sub), Mary Hardaway (sub).

1905 - On campus women’s basketball game mentioned ‘Osceolas defeats the Virginias’ on Trustee’s Day

1910 - Women go 1-4 in first season on record. Women coaches were Duval Gates and B. Blackman

1970 - Women’s basketball becomes a varsity sport at Rollins with Ginny Mack serving as head coach.

1980 - Gloria Crosby replaces Mack as head coach.

1982-83 - Led by Mary McDaniel and Stephanie Glance, the Tars post the first winning season in school history. The 16-10 record earns Gloria Crosby SSC Coach of the Year honors.

1986 - Former Stetson basketball standout Glenn Wilkes, Jr. is named as the third basketball coach in modern Rollins women’s basketball history.

1986-87 - In their first season under the direction of Wilkes, the Tar post a 21-6 record for the first 20 victory season in school history.

1987-88 - Led by first team All-American Kim Tayrien, the Tars post a 26-3 record and claim their first Sunshine State Conference regular season and tournament titles.

1988-89 - The Tars post a 19-10 record and repeat as SSC regular season champs. Tayrien is honored as a third team All-American.

1989-90 - Tars win third consecutive SSC regular season title and claim their second conference tournament championship.

1990-91 - Tars post 23-7 record and finish second in both the SSC regular season and conference tournament.

1994-95 - Rollins posts a 21-8 record and receives their first-ever bid into the NCAA Division II Tournament.

1995-96 - The Tars post a 23-6 record on their way to a share of the SSC regular season title. The team makes their second straight trip to the NCAA Tournament, but lose 63-62 in the opening round on a last second basket.

1998-99 - Tars post school-best 27-3 season, which includes 13 and 14-game winning streaks, and wins the SSC regular season and tournament championship. Rollins is ranked as high as 12th nationally during the season and is the top seed in the NCAA South Regional.

1999-2000 - Rollins finishes with a school best 28-4 record, breaking the record that was set the previous season, and a final national ranking of 10th by USA Today. They received their second straight berth to the NCAA tournament where they finished as the South Regional runners-up. They also picked up their first NCAA tournament victories over Fort Valley State and Arkansas Tech. Other accomplishments for the season were winning a second straight regular season SSC championship, SSC tournament runner-ups, a 31-game home winning streak, starting the season off with 13 straight victories, and Jill Razor being named the SSC women’s basketball player of the year.

2000-01 - The Tars earn their third straight Sunshine State Conference regular season championship while posting a 26-4 overall record. They defeated Florida Tech to earn their second SSC Tournament title in the last three years. Rollins was ranked as high as 6th in Division II and spent most of the season as the top ranked team in the South Region. They earned their third straight NCAA Tournament appearance and lost an overtime thriller in the second round. Senior Jill Razor set new school single game and career scoring records while earning first team All-America honors. She was also the SSC Player of the Year for the second straight year. Head Coach Glenn Wilkes, Jr. won his 300th career game during the season and was SSC Coach of the Year for the third straight year.

2001-02 - The Tars register a 23-6 record and claim their fourth straight Sunshine State Conference regular season title. They fell at Florida Tech in the finals of the SSC Tournament 59-56 and surprisingly were left out of the NCAA Tournament despite being ranked in the top 20 throughout the season. Senior Kenya Storr was named the SSC co-Player of the Year and despite the loss was named the MVP of the SSC Tournament as she scored a career-high 30 points.

2002-03 - The Tars scored an overall record of 22-9 and fell in the Sunshine State Conference Championships game to Florida Southern. The Tars were invited to the NCAA Division II Regionals where they were eliminated in the first round by Central Arkansas.

2003-04 - The Rollins women’s basketball team had a banner year, going 29-4 and posting a perfect 14-0 record in the Sunshine State Conference en route to the SSC regular season title. They also rolled through the Conference tournament (hosted by Rollins) and collected another trophy. The Tars were ranked #1 in the South Region the entire season and earned the right to host the Regional Tournament. Rollins advanced to the finals, but was knocked out by Henderson State. Rollins set a new school record for victories (29) and had 21 game winning streak

2004-05 - Behind an amazing stretch run that saw the Tars win eight of their last 10 games, Rollins went 21-10 and captured their second straight SSC Tournament title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the eighth time in program history.

2005-06 - For the first time in Rollins Basketball and Sunshine State Conference history, the Tars went undefeated in regular season action, going 26-0. The Tars won the regular season SSC title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for a ninth time. The team finished the season at 28-2. The Tars set new records for the most victories to open a season and most consecutive victories at 28. Senior Joslyn Giles was named the SSC Player of the Year, first team All-South Region and honorable mention Kodak All-America. Wilkes was named the SSC Coach of the Year, the WBCA South Region Coach of the Year and the WBCA NCAA Division II Coach of the Year.

2006-07 - Led by senior forward and WBCA All-American Larissa McDonough, Rollins earned a share of the SSC regular season title with a 13-3 conference record. The Tars also reached the NCAA Tournament for the 10th time in their history.

2007-08 – Led by lone senior Jennifer Musgrove, the Tars went 19-10 on the season while pulling in an 8-8 record in the SSC. They advanced to the semifinals of the SSC Tournament at the No. 3 seed, but fell to second-seed Tampa, failing to reach the finals for the first time in a decade. Musgrove set a new team record for games played and started in a career with 121.

2008-09 –
The Tars won their first 14 games on the season in dominating fashion, behind a relentless defense and the inside-outside play of Jessica Pressley and Ines Teuma. On January 10, 2009, 12th-ranked Rollins beat 19th-ranked Tampa 61-48 to give Glenn Wilkes Jr. his 500th career victory. The Tars went on to finish the regular season 23-4 and earned a share of the programs 12th SSC Championship with a 12-4 mark in the league. As the top seed in the SSC Tournament, Rollins advanced to the title game, but fell to Tampa 55-29. The Tars earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament, the 11th in program history, and were downed by Arkansas-Monticello 78-66.

2009-10 - 
Despite an impressive resume that included an overall record of 20-9 and a runner-up finish in the SSC with a record of 11-5, Rollins was surprisingly left out of the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament field. The Tars were ranked fifth in the final poll of the regular season, but upsets in two of the region’s three conference tournaments. Brittainy Daiger was the lone Tars to average in double-figures in scoring (10.8) and was named second-team All-SSC.

2011-12 –
The most successful season on record, Rollins won a share of the Sunshine State Conference regular season, won the SSC Tournament, won the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament for the first time in school history and advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Division II Elite Eight. The Tars finished the year 28-6 overall and 12-4 in conference play. Ashley Jones was named WBCA Honorable Mention All-America and the SSC Newcomer of the Year. Paris Moore was Second Team All-SSC and Defensive Player of the Year.

2012-13 – For the second straight season, Rollins won the Sunshine State Conference Tournament and advanced to the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament. The Tars beat SSC regular season champion Lynn in the first round of the NCAAs but fell to eventual regional champion Nova Southeastern in the second round. Rollins posted a 22-9 mark overall and were 9-7 in the SSC. Glenn Wilkes Jr. recorded his 600th career victory on March 7 with Rollins beating Florida Tech 79-53. 


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