Each year, fullcourt invites select players to blog about their experiences during the NCAA Tournament. Today, Arizona State junior guard Katie Hempen checks in.
We had a huge crowd for our selection party this year, and we had such a good time. Last year Selection Monday was a little nerve-wracking, but this year we spent the time reminiscing on the year as we were waiting for the show to start.
Each year, fullcourt invites select players to blog about their experiences during the NCAA Tournament. Today, South Carolina senior Aleighsa Welch checks in.
This year has been a year full of firsts and a year full of accomplishments. For those reasons, heading into the selection show on Monday gave me a sense of fulfillment because I knew that we had played our way into earning a No. 1 seed in the tournament.
Fullcourt invited players from around the WNBA to blog periodically throughout the 2014 season. Today, Lynx rookie Asia Taylor checks in.
Thirty-two games have gone by in the WNBA season; it doesn't feel like that at all. I know everybody always says, "it goes so fast," but it really does. I feel like training camp and the first game was just yesterday. I've just been trying to see the growth between game one and now and its crazy!
Diana Taurasi once said her team needed to get over the hump with Minnesota, and that the Lynx were indeed, “Humpy.”
Last Saturday, the Phoenix Mercury admirably defended their home court against the Lynx in one of the biggest games of the season (although neither team would tell you that.) A game that started out with poor shooting and shaky defense, turned into a vicious competition were the Mercury outscored the Lynx 38-28 in the paint, and fought back to grab the victory by a mere two points.
Fullcourt invited players from around the WNBA to blog periodically throughout the 2014 season. Today, Mystics rookies Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley - who were also roommates at UConn - check in together.
Fullcourt invited players from around the WNBA to blog periodically throughout the 2014 season. Today, Storm rookie forward Angel Robinson discusses the team's playoff push, as the regular season winds down.
Yep, here were are. The season is winding down, and we are just a few weeks out from the playoffs.
For the remainder of the season, I will be focusing on a series called, “In the Home Stretch”, which will cover the mood, the games, and overall feel of how the Mercury are arriving toward the end of the season and into the playoffs.