SPOTLIGHT: Chiney Ogwumike, Connecticut Sun Forward

SPOTLIGHT: Chiney Ogwumike, Connecticut Sun Forward

Chiney Ogwumike: Here Comes the Sun – Part I
by Andy Lipton (Contributor)
George Harrison of the Beatles was sometimes referred to as “the quiet Beatle”.  You’ll find his 1969 song Here Comes the Sun, on the Beatles’ Abbey Road album, along with his song Something.  During the recording sessions for Abbey Road his bandmate Paul McCartney [...]

WSEN Spotlight: Shoni Schimmel

WSEN Spotlight: Shoni Schimmel

New York – Shoni Schimmel was selected with the 8th overall pick by Atlanta..and she has been living her ‘Dream’ ever since…

Baylor’s Odyssey Sims wins 2014 Wade Trophy

Baylor’s Odyssey Sims wins 2014 Wade Trophy

NASHVILLE – Odyssey Sims was named the winner of the 2014 Wade Trophy, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced tonight during the fourth annual WBCA Awards Show. The prestigious award, regarded as “The Heisman of Women’s Basketball,” is presented annually to the NCAA Division I Player of the Year by the WBCA and [...]

SURFING: Carissa Moore Reigns Supreme at Drug Aware Margaret River Women’s Pro

SURFING: Carissa Moore Reigns Supreme at Drug Aware Margaret River Women’s Pro

Drug Aware Margaret River Pro
Stop No. 2 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour
MARGARET RIVER, Western Australia (Sunday, April 6, 2014): Reigning two-time ASP Women’s World Champion Carissa Moore (HAW) was victorious today, winning the Drug Aware Margaret River Women’s Pro and defending her event title in an electric day of competition. Moore battled [...]

NCAA Women’s Basketball Player Profile: Odyssey Sims

NCAA Women’s Basketball Player Profile:  Odyssey Sims

The 2013-2014 season was supposed to be a rebuilding season for the Baylor Lady Bears. With the loss of game-changer Brittney Griner, outstanding senior guard Odyssey Sims has stepped up, big time. Sims, a 5-8 senior guard from Irving, Texas, has taken the lead for the Lady Bears this season and, along with a [...]

Road to Sochi: Going for the Gold…Jen Hudak ~ Halfpipe Skiing

Road to Sochi: Going for the Gold…Jen Hudak ~ Halfpipe Skiing

BY AIMEE BERG I JAN. 21, 2013
In halfpipe skiing, there are women who can land 1080s. There are women who can spin 900s in both directions. But there is only one woman who has captured two world championship medals and four X Games medals and, this Friday, under the lights at the X Games [...]

UConn Forward Breanna Stewart Named 2013 USA Basketball Female Athlete Of The Year

UConn Forward Breanna Stewart Named 2013 USA Basketball Female Athlete Of The Year

Having earned the USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year honor in 2011 as well, Stewart is the youngest repeat recipient of the award.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 7, 2014) - On the heels of a fifth gold medal with USA Basketball that was earned at the FIBA U19 World Championship this past summer, as well as [...]

Honoring A Legend: University of Tennessee dedicates a new Pat Summitt Plaza and statue for the legendary coach.

Honoring A Legend: University of Tennessee dedicates a new Pat Summitt Plaza and statue for the legendary coach.

Tennessee unveiled a bronze statue honoring women’s basketball coach emeritus Pat Summitt, who led the Lady Vols to eight national titles and 18 Final Four appearances
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee dedicated the new Pat Summitt Plaza and Statue was unveiled Friday on Tennessee’s campus.
The nine-foot-tall, 500 pound statue, created by internationally-known artist and sculptor [...]

Ifeatu Okafor – NCAA Woman of the Year

Ifeatu Okafor – NCAA Woman of the Year

Congratulations to former Texas Tech thrower Ifeatu Okafor, the 2013 NCAA Woman of the Year

INDIANAPOLIS – Former track and field student-athlete Ifeatu Okafor, an exercise and sport sciences graduate of Texas Tech University, has been named the 2013 NCAA Woman of the Year.
Okafor was selected from nine finalists during the 23rd annual NCAA Woman of [...]

WSEN Spotlight Athlete: Tatyana McFadden ~ Wheelchair Racer

WSEN Spotlight Athlete:  Tatyana McFadden ~ Wheelchair Racer

Our spotlight athlete of the week is Tatyana McFadden. McFadden is one special athlete who has gone from an orphanage to the Paralympic medal stand, and from a child without a wheelchair to one of the fastest wheelchair racers in the world. Most recently, McFadden has done what no other athlete has accomplished, capturing [...]

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