2013-14 Rollins Women's Basketball News

  • Tars Land No. 19 in Final National Poll
    April 02, 2014
    The Rollins women's basketball team ranked 19th in the final USA TODAY Sports Division II Top-25 Coaches Poll, it was announced Tuesday.
  • Tampa Ends Tars Season in NCAA Regional Semis
    March 16, 2014
    Rollins couldn't match Tampa's hot shooting Saturday as the 16th ranked Tars fell to 17th-ranked UT 75-57 in the second round of the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament.
  • Rollins Meets Tampa in NCAA Tourney 2nd Round Saturday
    March 15, 2014
    Rollins got past Saint Leo in the NCAA South Region Tournament first round and now meets another conference rival, facing Tampa on Saturday, March 15 at 5 p.m. The second-seed Spartans thumped West Florida in its opener Friday afternoon, 77-62 while the third-seed Tars took care of Leo 56-48. Rollins and UT split in the regular season with each winning on the other's home court. Fans can catch all the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK ? live video is available at NSUSharks.com
  • Tars Defense Dominant in NCAA 1st Round Win
    March 14, 2014
    Rollins used its stout defense and a timely run Friday to beat Saint Leo 56-48 in the first round of the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament.
  • Let the Madness Begin! Tars to Battle Lions in NCAA Tourney
    March 12, 2014
    Veteran head coach Glenn Wilkes Jr. leads his Rollins College Tars into the postseason for the 14th time in school history, traveling to Ft. Lauderdale for the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament March 14-17. The Tars posted a 24-6 record during the regular season, finishing second in the Sunshine State Conference. After getting knocked out of the conference tournament in the semifinals, the Tars earned the No. 3 seed in the NCAA Region bracket and will match-up with six-seed Saint Leo in the first round. Of the seven other teams in the field, the Tars have played four this season, including Saint Leo, Tampa and Nova Southeastern twice. Fans can catch all the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK ? live video is available at SunshineStateConference.com.
  • Rollins Gets No. 3 Seed in NCAA Tournament
    March 10, 2014
    For the third straight year and 14th time in school history, Rollins earned a bid into the NCAA South Region Tournament, it was announced on Division II Selection Sunday.
  • No. 16 Tars Unable to Keep Pace with No. 10 Sharks in SSC Semis
    March 09, 2014
    Sarah Blackburn and Sarah Taylor had their usual big games, but Rollins came up short against Nova Southeastern 80-70 in the semifinals of the Sunshine State Conference Tournament on Saturday.
  • No. 16 Tars to Meet No. 10 Sharks in SSC Semis
    March 08, 2014
    For the third straight year and 31st time in program history, Rollins is set to play in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament semifinals, meeting Nova Southeastern on Saturday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. The 16th-ranked Tars and 10th-ranked Sharks split a pair of thrillers in the regular season. Today's winner will face either Tampa or Saint Leo in the championship game Sunday afternoon. Fans can catch all the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK ? live video is available at SunshineStateConference.com.
  • Taylor, Jones and Schill Honored by Sunshine State Conference
    March 07, 2014
    A trio of Tars were honored by the Sunshine State Conference Friday; Sarah Taylor was named First Team All-SSC, Tanaya Jones the Freshman of the Year and Emmalee Schill the Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Rollins Cruises by Southern in SSC Quarters
    March 06, 2014
    Rollins built a 23-point lead by the middle of the second half and put it in cruise control the rest of the way, beating Florida Southern 69-61 in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
  • Tars Set to Defend Back-to-Back SSC Titles vs. FSC
    March 05, 2014
    Winners of eight titles, including the last two, the 16th-ranked Rollins women's basketball team is set to meet rival Florida Southern in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Sunshine State Conference Tournament on Thursday, March 6 at 2:20 p.m. The two teams faced off in Lakeland just six days prior, a Tars victory. Rollins won five of six to close the regular season while the Mocs have dropped their last five. Fans can catch all the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK.
  • Rollins No. 16 in Latest National Poll
    March 04, 2014
    Rollins will head into the postseason ranked 16th in the nation as the final USA TODAY/WBCA Coaches poll of the regular season was released Tuesday.
  • No. 18 Tars Ride Defense Past Rival Mocs
    March 02, 2014
    Stellar defense more than made up for a tough night on the offensive end as 18th-ranked Rollins beat Florida Southern 55-45 in the regular season finale Saturday.
  • No. 18 Tars at Mocs to Close Regular Season
    February 28, 2014
    Rollins makes the short trip to Lakeland Saturday night, facing archrival Florida Southern at 5:30 p.m. in the regular season finale. The Tars have been off for seven days and will look to bounce back after an overtime loss at Barry last Saturday. Tampa has already wrapped up the Sunshine State Conference title and tournament top seed with Rollins and Nova Southeastern battling for the next two spots. Florida Southern is at the bottom of the league standings and has dropped four straight. It's possible these two teams will meet in their next games on Thursday in the conference tournament. Fans can catch all the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK.
  • Rollins Topples to No. 18 in National Rankings
    February 26, 2014
    Rollins split a pair of games last week and dropped four spots to No. 18 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/WBCA Division II Poll.
  • No. 14 Tars Shocked by Barry in Overtime
    February 23, 2014
    Rollins led in the final seconds of both regulation and overtime, but Barry twice drilled 3-pointers as the No. 14 Tars were upset by the Bucs 77-76 in OT.
  • No. 14 Tars Look to Spoil Barry Homecoming Saturday
    February 21, 2014
    With just two games remaining on its regular season schedule, Rollins remains in the mix for the Sunshine State Conference title, sitting in third place. Nova Southeastern and Tampa, the two teams ahead, face off Saturday at NSU. Rollins goes into the Barry game having won four straight. The Bucs have lost three of the last five and will be closing its home slate against the Tars. Fans can catch all the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK.
  • No. 14 Tars Send Seniors Out in Style with Win over Lynn
    February 20, 2014
    Seniors Sarah Blackburn and Jasmine Cohen both tallied double-doubles to lead 14th-ranked Rollins over Lynn 68-49 on Senior Day at Warden Arena.
  • Tars Vault Four Places to No. 14 in National Poll
    February 18, 2014
    After another undefeated week and upset of then fourth-ranked Nova Southeastern, Rollins jumped four spots to No. 14 in the latest USA TODA/WBCA Division II Coaches' Poll.
  • No. 14 Rollins Set to Host Lynn on Senior Day
    February 18, 2014
    Fresh off its signature win of the season, 14th-ranked Rollins closes out its home schedule Wednesday, hosting Lynn University at 5:30 p.m. The Tars inserted themselves into the race for the Sunshine State Conference title after an overtime win against fourth-ranked Nova Southeastern on Saturday afternoon. Rollins is just one game back heading into the final two weeks of the season. Lynn visits Winter Park on the other end of the spectrum, having lost each of its last three. Fans can catch all the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK.
  • Schill Takes SSC Player of the Week Honor
    February 17, 2014
    After two monster games and leading the Tars to an upset of No. 4 Nova Southeastern, Emmalee Schill was named the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week presented by VALIC, it was announced Monday.
  • No. 18 Tars Take Down No. 4 Sharks in Overtime
    February 16, 2014
    Rollins picked up its signature win of the regular season Saturday as the 18th-ranked Tars upset fourth-ranked Nova Southeastern 74-71 in overtime.
  • National Spotlight on No. 18 Tars vs. No. 4 Sharks
    February 14, 2014
    For the second time this season, Rollins and Nova Southeastern will meet as nationally ranked teams, this time in Winter Park on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. The 18th-ranked Tars have won two in a row and five of the last six heading into the battle. NSU stands atop the Sunshine State Conference standings and is riding a five-game winning streak into Warden Arena. The date has been circled on both team's calendars since the last meeting, which NSU won by just three points. Fans can catch all the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK.
  • Schill and Taylor Lead Tars Past Panthers
    February 13, 2014
    Rollins outscored Florida Tech 14-1 over the last four minutes as the 18th-ranked Tars beat the Panthers 71-61 Wednesday.
  • Rollins Checks in at No. 18 in National Poll
    February 11, 2014
    After splitting Sunshine State Conference games last week, Rollins fell three spots to No. 18 in the latest WBCA Division II Coaches Poll, it was announced Tuesday.
  • No. 18 Tars Host Panthers Wednesday
    February 11, 2014
    With five games left in the regular season, Rollins sits third in the Sunshine State Conference standings within striking distance of first place. The Tars begin that climb up the ladder on Wednesday, Feb. 12 hosting Florida Tech at 5:30 p.m. The Tars have won four of their last five coming into the Tech game. The Panthers have dropped three of five and are also jockeying for position in the SSC standings with the tournament just three weeks away. Fans can catch all the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK.
  • No. 15 Rollins Completes Comeback at Eckerd
    February 09, 2014
    Down by as many as 14, Rollins took its first lead with eight minutes left and finished off the comeback, beating Eckerd 69-64 on the road Saturday.
  • No. 15 Tars Back on the Road; At Eckerd Saturday
    February 07, 2014
    Rollins had its four-game winning streak stopped against Tampa on Wednesday, but will look to start another, visiting Eckerd on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Tars are firmly in third place in the Sunshine State Conference standings, two games out of first with six to play. The Tritons have dropped eight of their last 10 with two losses coming in overtime. Historically, Eckerd has made the McArthur Center one of Rollins' toughest places to play. Fans can catch all the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK.
  • No. 15 Rollins Upset by Tampa
    February 06, 2014
    Rollins fell into an early hole and was never able to climb out as the 15th-ranked Tars were upset by Tampa 78-57 Wednesday night.
  • Tars Drop to No. 15 in National Poll
    February 04, 2014
    Despite riding a four-game winning streak, Rollins dropped two spots to No. 15 in the latest USA TODAY/WBCA Division II Coaches Poll, it was announced Tuesday.
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