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Lady Warriors Upset CSU-Maritime in 2-0 week

CalPac Tourney begins
By: Staff Report
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WOMENS BASKETBALL The William Jessup University womens basketball team stretched their win streak to four games by defeating both Pacific Union College and UC Santa Cruz to closeout the regular season. The Lady Warriors closed out regular season play with a solid 56-46 win over UC Santa Cruz at the Warriors Dome in a non-conference tilt Saturday. Cassie Davidson knocked down 16 points to lead WJU, while sophomore Taylor Borba added 14 and Maria Viola chipped in 10. Borba also had seven rebounds and six steals. Pacific Union College _ Thursday was senior night at the Warriors Dome with Davidson scoring 19 and fellow senior Kaitlin Lewis putting down 11. Borba laid the groundwork for seasons to come by pouring in 24 points in the game. Borba also pulled down nine boards and dished five assists. The win improved William Jessup to 4-6 in the California Pacific Conference, and 5-20 overall. The Lady Warriors traveled to Redding Wednesday to compete in the CalPac Tournament quarterfinals at Simpson University. A victory would advance them to a game against No. 1 Menlo College in Atherton, Friday. MENS BASKETBALL The William Jessup men’s basketball team finished the season with a split in its final two games. The Warriors took to the road for their final regular season game against UC Merced. The Warriors built a 41-34 lead late in the second half, but the Golden Bobcats came storming back to clip the Warriors 57-54, Saturday. Senior Marcus Crawford led the Warriors with 14 points, while junior Jordan Wilson (Rocklin) added 13 points and nine rebounds. Pacific Union College _ The Warriors defeated the Pioneers 68-56 on senior night last Thursday at the Warriors Dome. Senior Anthony Anderson (Roseville) led four players in double figures with 18 points. Crawford and Preston Bramow added 17 and 16 points, respectively. Senior Kyle McFerran (Lincoln) chipped in 10 points. The Warriors finished the regular season 6-6 in conference (third place) and 11-16 overall. The men returned to action Wednesday hosting PUC in Rocklin for the start California Pacific Conference Tournament. With a win, the Warriors would advance to the CalPac semifinals to play at No. 2 seed Holy Names University in Oakland, Saturday. Courtesy Jeff Bussell/WJU Sports Information Director