New Zealand’s Valerie Adams were named female IAAF World Athlete of the Year for 2014.

New Zealand’s Valerie Adams were named female IAAF World Athlete of the Year for 2014.

New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams, 30, may have thrown farther in previous seasons than she did in 2014, but the Olympic champion added a ninth senior global title to her collection when she successfully defended her world indoor crown in Sopot and triumphed at the Commonwealth Games.
She was the only athlete in the world [...]

Stacy Lewis Sweeps Rolex Player of the Year, Vare Trophy and Money Title

Stacy Lewis Sweeps Rolex Player of the Year, Vare Trophy and Money Title

Lewis becomes first American to claim all three since Betsy King in 1993

NAPLES, Fla., November 23, 2014 – Stacy Lewis wrapped up an impressive 2014 season in style sweeping the LPGA’s three most prestigious honors — Rolex Player of the Year, Vare Trophy and LPGA Official Money List title. Lewis becomes the first American to [...]

Serena Named WTA Player of the Year

Serena Named WTA Player of the Year

World No. 1 Serena Williams has been voted WTA Player of the Year for the sixth time. She’s one of only three women who have won it more than twice. Williams had a phenomenal year, winning her historic 18th Grand Slam title, the biggest payout in tennis history and Year-End World No.1 presented by [...]

April Holmes to receive 2015 Inspiration Award

April Holmes to receive 2015 Inspiration Award

The former student-athlete lost her leg, not her spirit, in a horrific accident
November 13, 2014 1:22pm by Meghan Durham (www.ncaa.org)
April Holmes prayed every day on her way to her corporate job in Philadelphia.  She prayed that God would guide her toward a different career. She prayed for one that would let her to travel often [...]

USA Baseball: Inaugural Women’s National Open, Jan. 16 to 18

USA Baseball: Inaugural Women’s National Open, Jan. 16 to 18

The primary identification vehicle for the 2015 USA Baseball Women’s National Team

USA Baseball is pleased to announce the inaugural Women’s National Open will be held January 16 to 18, 2015. The event will serve as the primary identification vehicle for the 2015 USA Baseball Women’s National Team. Players from across the country will gather at [...]

Video: Tatyana McFadden talks NYC Marathon

Video:  Tatyana McFadden talks NYC Marathon

October 2014 – WSENetwork.com recently caught up with Tatyana McFadden at the Women’s Sports Foundation Annual Salute dinner in NYC and asked her about the upcoming NYC Marathon.  A victory in NY would give McFadden her second grand slam season in a row.
Last year McFadden swept all four major marathons (London, Boston, Chicago & New [...]

Tatyana Mcfadden Will Continue To Build On Her Legacy At The 2014 TCS New York City Marathon

Tatyana Mcfadden Will Continue To Build On Her Legacy At The 2014 TCS New York City Marathon

McFadden, the only athlete in history to win four of the world’s major marathons—London, Boston, Chicago, and New York—in a single season, will battle a formidable women’s field

New York City—An illustrious field of the world’s best professional wheelchair athletes, led by defending champion Tatyana McFadden of the United States, who clinched the “Grand Slam” of [...]

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 [...]

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