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Jada Mincy named women's basketball assistant

Lipscomb women's basketball coach Frank Bennett announced Wednesday the hiring of Jada Mincy as an assistant coach. Mincy, a Memphis native, joins the Lady Bisons after serving as an assistant on the McNeese State staff for the previous two seasons.

Bartsokas Named A-Sun Female Student-Athlete of the Year

Lipscomb's Jenna Bartsokas captured the Atlantic Sun Conference Female Student-Athlete of the Year honors, the conference announced on Wednesday. She is the first Lipscomb student-athlete to earn the prestigious honor.

Bartsokas receives Atlantic Sun Postgraduate Scholarship

Lipscomb's Jenna Bartsokas received a 2011 Atlantic Sun Postgraduate Scholarship, announced Wednesday by the league office. Bartsokas becomes the first Lipscomb student-athlete to receive the scholarship from the A-Sun.

Eight Lipscomb teams have perfect academic progress

Eight Lipscomb University athletic teams received perfect NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores and twelve teams exceeded the national average for private schools in the latest report issued Tuesday by the NCAA.

NCAA Honors Three LU Teams For Academic Success

The NCAA honored Lipscomb University's women's basketball, women's golf and women's tennis teams Tuesday with a Public Recognition Award for their high marks academically. These awards are given each year to teams scoring in the top 10 percent in each sport, based on their most recent Academic Progress Rates.

Bartsokas awarded NCAA postgraduate scholarship

Lipscomb senior women's basketball player Jenna Bartsokas has been awarded the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Bartsokas was one of six NCAA women's basketball players to receive the $7,500 scholarship.

Women's basketball signs five for 2011-12 season

The Lady Bisons are preparing to welcome a large recruiting class of five new freshmen who will join the program in the fall. Coming off a 9-21 season, Lipscomb faces the challenge of replacing three seniors from last year's team.

Point guard is an area of emphasis for Lady Bisons

The Lady Bisons have to find a way to replace Jenna Bartsokas and Miaca Bowman in the backcourt in the offseason. The point guard position is a top priority.

Lady Bisons efforts fall short in A-Sun Tourney

The Lady Bisons put in a strong effort but they couldn't overcome top-seeded ETSU in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Tournament Wednesday falling 83-75.

Lady Bisons want to wear spoiler label in A-Sun Tourney

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons are the eighth seed in the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament, but they might be No. 1 in terms of potential tournament spoilers. At least that's the way coach Frank Bennett wants his team to approach it.

Bartsokas named All A-Sun Second Team

Lady Bisons guard Jenna Bartsokas was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference Second Team released today. Bartsokas was a preseason All-Conference selection.

Lady Bisons end regular season with win at Mercer

Junior Valerie Bronson had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds and Anna Bowers posted 17 points as the Lipscomb Lady Bisons defeated Mercer 70-67 Saturday afternoon to close the 2010-11 regular season.

Sluggish second half sinks Lady Bisons at KSU

Kennesaw State outscored the Lipscomb Lady Bisons 22-4 over nearly the first ten minutes of the second half on the way to a 68-58 decision Thursday night at the Convocation Center in Kennesaw, Ga.

Bartsokas named third team All-Academic All-America

Lipscomb senior guard Jenna Bartsokas was named to the Capital One Academic All-America® women's Basketball third team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Lady Bisons fighting for final tourney seeding

The only thing left to determine for the Lady Bisons is what seed they will receive in the A-Sun Tournament. They are tied with Kennesaw St. and Belmont. The results of the final two games of the season will decide those seeds starting with KSU tonight.

Lady Bisons still looking for pieces of the puzzle

Monday the Lady Bisons lost 81-76 to USC Upstate at Allen Arena. Jenna Bartsokas, Valerie Bronson and Miaca Bowman were honored on “Senior Night”. It was also “Think Pink”/”Pack the House” night with approximately 1,200 fans in attendance.

Lady Bisons would like a win to cap off special night

Monday will be a busy night at Allen Arena as the Lady Bisons face USC Upstate on both "Senior Night" and "Think Pink"/"Pack the House" night. Seniors Jenna Bartsokas, Miaca Bowman and Valerie Bronson will be honored.

Lady Bisons upset bid falls short against ETSU

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons had an upset on their minds, but 11 free throws in the final 2:18 spelled the difference as ETSU won 66-52 Saturday night at Allen Arena.

Lady Bisons plan to be aggressive against ETSU

Saturday night at 4 the Lipscomb Lady Bisons are going to welcome ETSU to Allen Arena with an aggressive defensive attack and a driving offense as they test one of the top teams in the Atlantic Sun.

Lady Bisons serve meal for "Room at the Inn" guests

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons took time away from the basketball court and the classroom earlier this month to minister to 12 homeless people as part of the "Room at the Inn" program.

Lady Bisons fall at Campbell, 79-63

The Lady Bisons couldn't overcome a big first-half deficit Monday as they dropped their fifth straight game, falling to Campbell, 79-63 at the Pope Center in Buies Creek. Anna Bowers paced the Lady Bisons with 17 points.

Lady Bisons back in action at Campbell

It's Valentine's Day and the Lipscomb Lady Bisons would love nothing more than to win an Atlantic Sun basketball game. Monday night they will be on the road at Campbell's Pope Center for a 6 p.m. game.

Bronson scores 18, but Lady Bisons lose to JU

The Lady Bisons looked like they were going to get a sweep of the series with Jacksonville, but fell 74-59 Saturday afternoon at Swisher Gym as Valerie Bronson scored a season-high 18 points.

Lady Bisons need to change Florida luck

The Lady Bisons will be out to have stronger starts in each half of their games the remainder of the season starting Saturday at noon when they play Jacksonville at Swisher Gym at noon.

Bartsokas repeats as District 4 First Team All-Academic

Lipscomb Lady Bisons' senior guard Jenna Bartsokas has been named to the 2010-2011 Capital One Academic All-District 4 Basketball First Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Lady Bisons "Think Pink" Night is set

Lipscomb University's Lady Bison basketball team has declared Monday night, Feb. 21 as “THINK PINK/PACK THE HOUSE for Cancer Awareness” Night in Allen Arena.

Lady Bisons lose 58-46 at North Florida

Anna Bowers led Lipscomb with 11 points off the bench and Hannah Phillips scored 10 points and had a team high eight rebounds as the Lady Bisons lost 58-56 at North Florida Thursday evening.

Lady Bisons looking for fresh start in Florida

The Lady Bisons will be looking for a new start Thursday night at 4:30 when they visit North Florida for an A-Sun game at UNF Arena.

Lady Bisons can't capitalize on fast start against Stetson

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons jumped out quickly but could not sustain their early effort in a 78-53 loss to Stetson Monday night at Allen Arena.

Lady Bisons seeking sweep of Stetson series

The last time the Lady Bisons met Stetson this season they came away with a 73-72 win in overtime. The Lady Bisons will be looking for a sweep of the regular season Monday night at 7 at Allen Arena.

Lady Bisons fall short against FGCU

Only one team has beaten Florida Gulf Coast and few teams have given them much of a challenge, but the Lady Bisons used a relentless defensive attack to keep things close in a 62-51 loss Saturday at Allen Arena.

Bartsokas scores 25 as Lady Bisons beat Belmont

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons beat Belmont 73-59 in the women's edition of the “Battle of the Boulevard” behind a game-high 25 points by guard Jenna Bartsokas.

Lady Bisons ready for rematch with Belmont

The Lady Bisons will be looking for a split in their season series with Belmont Thursday night at 7 at Allen Arena in the second edition of the "Battle of the Boulevard".

Lady Bisons can't hold on to lead in loss to USC Upstate

Jenna Bartsokas scored 23 points to tie for the game-high, but the Lady Bisons couldn't hold on to a lead in an up-and-down 77-70 loss at USC Upstate Monday night.

Lady Bisons need to get back on winning track at USC Upstate

Like everyone else the Lady Bisons want to look good on TV, but they also need a win Monday night at USC Upstate to get back on the winning track. The game will be televised live on CSS starting at 6.

Strong effort by Bartsokas not enough for Lady Bisons

Lipscomb guard Jenna Bartsokas scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds, both game highs, but it wasn't enough to carry the Lady Bisons to victory against ETSU Saturday.

Lady Bisons stressing shot selection as they head to ETSU

The Lady Bisons have been working on their shot selection as they prepare for Saturday afternoon's 12:30 game at ETSU in Johnson City.

Lady Bisons get 3 scorers, but can't hold Campbell defensively

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons got the three double figure scorers they wanted, but team defense was a problem in an 81-66 loss Monday night in Atlantic Sun competition at Allen Arena.

Lady Bisons need a third scorer to be successful

When looking for reasons why the Lady Bisons have won seven games, the coaching staff has noted that three players have been in double figures in scoring in each victory. They will need a balanced scoring attack against Campbell Monday.

Lack of consistency dooms Lady Bisons

A lack of consistent play spelled the difference Thursday night at the Lady Bisons fell 56-52 to rival Belmont at the Curb Center in the first “Battle of the Boulevard” of the season.

Lady Bisons want to bounce back at Belmont

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons took Tuesday off to rest and regroup as they try to get back on the winning track Thursday night at the Curb Center against Belmont in the "Battle of the Boulevard" at 4:30.

Lady Bisons fall short in 57-53 loss to North Florida

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons couldn't find a way to rally at the end in a 57-53 loss to North Florida Monday afternoon at Allen Arena.

Reece making steady progress in the post

Freshman center Jess Reece is getting more comfortable and confident in her role with the Lady Bisons as they head into Monday's A-Sun game with North Florida.

Game times changed for Monday doubleheader vs. UNF

Game times for Lipscomb's basketball doubleheader with the University of North Florida on Monday have been changed to noon for the men's game and 2:15 p.m. CST for the women's game. Admission for both games will be complimentary.

Bartsokas, Bowers, Reece lead Lady Bisons win

Guards Jenna Bartsokas and Anna Bowers and center Jess Reece all scored in double figures as the Lady Bisons raised their A-Sun record to 4-1 with a 74-69 win over Jacksonville Saturday at Allen Arena.

Lady Bisons want to get back on A-Sun winning track

The Lady Bisons will be out to rebound from their lone A-Sun loss Saturday at 4 at Allen Arena when Jacksonville visits. The Lady Bisons have not beaten Jacksonville since Nov. 30, 2006.

Women's basketball falls 75-57 to Florida Gulf Coast

It was a warm, sunny day on the Fort Myers, but the Lady Bisons experienced a freezing outing from the field in their 75-57 loss Wednesday afternoon at Florida Gulf Coast in Alico Arena. The Lady Bisons were 20-of-63 from the floor for 31.7 percent.

Lady Bisons will be tested at FGCU

Florida Gulf Coast was expected to be in first place in the Atlantic Sun at this point in the season, but the Lipscomb Lady Bisons were not expected to be tied with them. Game time Wednesday is 4:15.

Lady Bisons drain threes in overtime win at Stetson

Senior guard Jenna Bartsokas hit five three-pointers and scored 26 points as the Lipscomb Lady Bisons defeated the Stetson Hatters 73-72 in overtime at the Edmunds Center in DeLand, Fla., Monday evening.

Lady Bisons want to continue A-Sun success

The Lady Bisons return to A-Sun play Monday at 4 when they visit Stetson. The Lady Bisons are 2-0 in conference play, but are on the road for the first time in an A-Sun game this season.

Miami triumphs over Lady Bisons 91-52

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons lost 91-52 to the Miami Hurricanes of the Atlantic Coast Conference in a New Year's Day matinee Saturday at the Bank United Center. Miami received votes in the latest national polls.

Lady Bisons lose 69-41 at South Alabama

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons closed out the pre-Christmas portion of the schedule with a 69-41 loss to South Alabama Wednesday night at the Mitchell Center in Mobile.

Bartsokas scores 21 as Lady Bisons beat KSU 68-58

The Lady Bisons beat Kennesaw State 68-58 Saturday night in Atlantic Sun competition at Allen Arena. The Lady Bisons are 5-4 overall, equaling last season's victory total for the entire season. They are 2-0 in the A-Sun.

Lady Bisons get back into action against Kennesaw St.

Lady Bisons guard Miaca Bowman leads the conference with a 2.17 assist/turnover ratio. She is eighth overall in assists with 3.25 per game. The Lady Bisons return to the court Saturday night at 6 at Allen Arena when Kennesaw State visits.

Bronson has simplified her basketball world

Sharing the No. 4 forward spot with Leah McAlister, Valerie Bronson has found that on the basketball court it is best to keep things as uncomplicated as possible.

Where Are They Now?: Beth Willis Dolente

Beth Willis Dolente left her mark on Lady Bisons basketball in 1993 with her accomplishments in the NAIA era. She is working as an assistant district attorney, while also keeping up with her kids in Cookeville, Tenn.

Basketball mini-packages now available

The Lipscomb athletic department is excited to announce the availability of mini-packages. Each package includes reserved seats to Lipscomb's home game against Belmont and two packages include tickets to the "Battle" at Belmont.

Lady Bisons beat Austin Peay 63-58 on the road

The Lady Bisons won on the road for the first time since Jan. 12, 2009 at Belmont with a 63-58 decision at Austin Peay Wednesday night. Last season the Lady Bisons won a neutral court game with Presbyterian.

Jess Reece Blog No. 3

Freshman center Jess Reece is writing blog this season about the Lady Bisons basketball team. This is her third installment.

Lady Bisons open A-Sun with win over Mercer

Guards Jenna Bartsokas and Anna Bowers combined for 33 points as the Lady Bisons beat Mercer 67-57 Saturday at Allen Arena to open the Atlantic Sun portion of the season.

Lady Bisons rally falls short at Central Arkansas

The first 20 minutes have been a hurdle for the Lady Bisons the past two games. They allowed Central Arkansas to a take a 40-27 first half lead, but rallied in the second before falling 69-60 Monday night.

Lady Bisons fall short 69-66 against TSU

Lady Bisons coach Frank Bennett will be looking for better communication skills from his players in the wake of a 69-66 loss to Tennessee State Saturday night.

Lady Bisons out to extend win streak against TSU

The Lady Bisons will be out to extend their winning streak to three games Saturday night when they face Tennessee State at Allen Arena at 6:30.

Bowers named A-Sun POTW

Lipscomb guard Anna Bowers earned her first ever Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award as announced Tuesday by the conference office.

Bowers scores 27 as Lady Bisons win in OT

Junior guard Anna Bowers scored a career high and game high 27 points with a school record seven 3-point field goals to lead the Lady Bisons to a 77-70 overtime win over Alabama A&M Monday night at Allen Arena.

Bartsokas breaks 1.000-point barrier

Senior guard Jenna Bartsokas will be out to build on her 1,010 points she has scored in her Lipscomb career when the Lady Bisons face Alabama A&M Monday night at 7 in Allen Arena.

Women's basketball cruises past Jacksonville St.

Anna Bowers scored a career high 23 points and the Lady Bisons shot a season-best 51 percent from the floor as they ran past Jacksonville State, winning 84-62 Saturday night for their first win of the 2010-11 season .

Women's basketball drops home opener to TTU, 81-65

Senior guard Jenna Bartsokas led Lipscomb with 20 points and junior guard Anna Bowers added 15 tallies as the Lady Bisons fell to Tennessee Tech 81-65 Thursday evening at Allen Arena.

Lady Bisons fall to Air Force in season opener

Cold shooting and missed free throws hampered the Lady Bisons in its 2010-11 season opener as they fell to Air Force 64-50 in their first ever meeting at Clune Arena on Friday afternoon.

Lady Bisons facing a mystery team in Air Force

The Lady Bisons are venturing into the unknown on several levels Friday afternoon when they open the 2010-11 season on the road at 2 at the Air Force Academy.

Jess Reece talks about game day preparations

In her second blog of the season Jess Reece talks about game day preparations and how the team is using the negative predictions about the season as motivational factors.

Lady Bisons open basketball season with 72-67 OT win

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons rallied and played tough until the end for a 72-67 overtime win over Harding University in an exhibition Saturday night at Allen Arena.

Bartsokas, Bowers will see increased playing time

Guards Jenna Bartsokas and Anna Bowers are going to be the leaders in playing time as the Lady Bisons play Harding University in an exhibition game Saturday night at 6:30 at Allen Arena.

Reece survived her first college basketball road trip

Lady Bisons' freshman post player Jess Reece will be publishing a journal during the season providing a behind-the-scenes look at the team. This is her first installment.

Lady Bisons like preseason progress

Lipscomb Lady Bisons basketball coach Frank Bennett is still working on solidifying his starting lineup. He is hopeful that Saturday's exhibition game with Harding at Allen Arena will give him a better idea of how to distribute playing time.

Lady Bisons will use preseason poll as motivation

Lady Bisons coach Frank Bennett expected it t happen but that doesn't mean he had to like the fact that his team is selected to finish last in the A-Sun this season. He is convinced his team will be a big surprise in the league.

Lady Bisons participate in reading day at local school

Members of the Lady Bison basketball team spent Thursday reading to children at the Norman Binkley Elementary School in Nashville.

Lady Bisons help build Habitat homes

Ten Lipscomb softball players and 11 members of the basketball team reserved a Sunday to work building Habitat for Humanity houses. They were divided into groups and worked with landscaping, painting and shed construction.

A-Sun opens women's basketball grant web page

The Atlantic Sun Conference launched a web page,, dedicated to following the year-long women's basketball marketing and promotions grant the conference received from the NCAA.

Lady Bisons excel in APR scores

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons basketball team is shooting a high percentage in the classroom. Based on information provided by the NCAA through its Academic Progress Rate scores coach Frank Bennett and his Lady Bisons have the top score in the area among women's basketball teams and the highest score overall in the area.

Air Force, Miami highlight 2010-11 Lady Bisons schedule

The Lady Bisons basketball schedule for 2010-2011 features road games with the Air Force Academy and Miami. Fans of the Lady Bisons will get a chance to see the team in action Nov. 9, 2010 when Harding visits Allen Arena for an exhibition game.

Lady Bisons ninth in WBCA academic rankings

The Lady Bisons are ranked ninth in NCAA Division I on the Women's Basketball Coaches Association 2009-2010 Top 25 Team Honor Roll.Teams are honored for maintaining the highest grade point averages for the entire season.

Bennett expects Bartsokas to have a strong year

During the spring and summer months Lipscomb Lady Bisons basketball players are out of the sight of the coaches for the most part, but they are seldom out of their thoughts. Coach Frank Bennett will have 13 players on the roster this season.

Where are they now? with Kendra Ramsey Jackson

Kendra Ramsey Jackson was a sparkplug for the Lady Bisons basketball team which made history during the 2003-2004 season winning the Atlantic Sun Tournament and earning a berth in the NCAA Tournament in the program's first year of eligibility.