Hofstra University

Women's Basketball

Post-Season Records

 1936-37 (11-4-1) coach: Emma Stroh
Comely Hofstra Co-Eds Complete First Basketball Season. From The Nassau Daily Review and Nassau Daily Star, March 18, 1937. Text: With a winning percentage to show for their efforts, these young women represented Hofstra college on the basketball court during the past season. They comprised the first team in the history of the institution and met a number of well known collegiate rivals. Left to right---Grace O'Brien, Helen Mroczkowska, Paula Eckhold, Louis Edelman, Janet Runcie, Gloria Hage, Doris Biedermaan, Josephine Cheslack, Elizabeth Hynes, Margaret Petry and Gertrude Runcie. Captain Elma Lobaugh is holding the ball.

 1979 (20-8) coach: Harvey Pyser
N.Y.S.A.I.A.W. Division II Tournament at Niagara University
First Round:
2/23 Hofstra 67 - Mercy 59
Semifinal:
2/24 Hofstra 70 - Siena 66
Championship:
2/25 Hofstra 76 - Canisius 69

E.A.I.A.W. Northeast Regional Small-College Satellite Tournament at C.W. Post
First Round:
3/2  St. Francis (Bklyn.) 61 - Hofstra 54
Consolation Game:
3/3  Hofstra 75 - L.I.U. 70 [Championship Game: C.W. Post 66-57 St. Francis (Bklyn.)]


 1980 (20-11) coach: Harvey Pyser
N.Y.S.A.I.A.W. Division I Tournament at Iona, New Rochelle, N.Y.
First Round:
2/22 St. John's (N.Y.) 62 - Hofstra 61
Consolation Game:
2/23 Hofstra 57 - Syracuse 53 [ch. game: Fordham 57-53 St. John's]

Game against N.Y.S.A.I.A.W. Division I Champion:
2/25 Fordham 61 - Hofstra 46

E.A.I.A.W. DII Northeast Regional (Region 1A):
First Round: at C.W. Post, Greenvale, N.Y.
3/1  Hofstra 58 - C.W. Post 56
Semi-Final: at New Haven
3/7  Hofstra 61 - Niagara 43
Championship: at New Haven
3/8  St. John Fisher 58 - Hofstra 41 

A.I.A.W. DII:
First Round: at Hofstra
3/12 Morgan State 62 - Hofstra 52


 1981 (25-12) coach: Harvey Pyser
Metropolitan College Basketball Conference Post-Season Tournament at Iona College, New Rochelle, N.Y.
First Round:
2/20 Hofstra 55 - Adelphi 50
Championship:
2/21 C.W. Post 55 - Hofstra 42

N.Y.S.A.I.A.W. Division I Tournament at Iona College, New Rochelle, N.Y.
First Round:
2/27 C.W. Post 65 - Hofstra 54
Consolation Game:
2/28 St. John's 79 - Hofstra 42

E.A.I.A.W. Division II Tournament
First Round:  at Waltham, Mass.
3/6  Hofstra 76 - Bentley 62
Semi-Final:
3/13 Hofstra 64 - C.W. Post 61
Championship:
3/14 Springfield 87 - Hofstra 80 (2 O.T.s)


 1982 (27-9) coach: Harvey Pyser
M.C.B.C. Post-Season Tournament at C.W. Post, Greenvale
First Round:
2/19 Hofstra 62 - Wagner 45
Championship:
2/20 Hofstra 48 - C.W. Post 46 (O.T.)

N.Y.S.A.I.A.W. Division I Tournament  at Wagner, Staten Island
First Round:
2/26 Hofstra 48 - Wagner 42
Championship:
2/27 C.W. Post 53 - Hofstra 49

A.I.A.W. Eastern Regional/E.A.I.A.W. Division II Tournament
First Round: at C.W. Post, Brookville, N.Y.
3/5  Hofstra 54 - C.W. Post 52
Quarter-Final: at Annapolis, Maryland
3/9  Hofstra 77 - Navy 76
Semi-Final: at C.W. Post, Brookville, N.Y.
3/12 Hofstra 76 - Holy Cross 58
Championship: at C.W. Post, Brookville, N.Y.
3/13 Hofstra 63 - Rider 36

 A.I.A.W. Division II National Tournament at Central State, Edmond, Oklahoma
Semi-Final:
3/19  Central State 73 - Hofstra 66
Consolation Game:
3/20  Hofstra 63 - Colorado College 57


 2006 (19-12) coach: Felisha Legette-Jack
W.N.I.T.
Opening Round: at Hofstra
3/15 Hofstra 92 - Stony Brook 65
First Round: at Villanova
3/18 Villanova 71 - Hofstra 46

 2007 (26-8) coach: Krista Kilburn-Steveskey
W.N.I.T.
Opening Round:
     Hofstra bye
Second Round: at Hofstra
3/17 Hofstra 64 - Seton Hall 52
Third Round: at South Carolina
3/21 Hofstra 64 - South Carolina 59
Quarterfinals: at Bowling Green, Kentucky
3/25 Western Kentucky 72 - Hofstra 54

 2010 coach: Krista Kilburn-Steveskey
W.N.I.T.
First Round: at College Station, Pa.
3/18 Hofstra 76 - Penn State 68
Second Round: at V.C.U., Richmond, Va.
3/21 Virginia Commonwealth 84 - Hofstra 65

 2012
W.N.I.T.
First Round: at Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y.
3/15 Harvard 73 - Hofstra 71

 2015
W.N.I.T.
First Round: at The Palestra, Philadelphia, Penn.
3/19 Pennsylvania 65 - Hofstra 58

 2016
W.N.I.T.
First Round: at Mack Sports Complex, Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y.
3/17 Hofstra 76 - Harvard 50
Second Round: at the Pavilion, Villanova, Pa.
3/19 Hofstra 82 - Villanova 74
Third Round: at Mack Sports Complex, Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y.
3/22 Hofstra 65 - Virginia 57
Quarterfinal: at Alico Arena, Fort Myers, Florida
3/28 Florida Gulf Coast 61 - Hofstra 46

Go to the Hofstra Men's Basketball Post Season Records.

Hofstra Single Game Scoring Record
   41 pts. Marguerite Moran, Hofstra (W 95-912 O.T.s) Bucknell, 2/9/1989
A.I.W.A. era
   31 pts. Dia LaBella, Hofstra v. Lafayette, 1980-81
   31 pts. Chris Lathuras, Hofstra (W 77-76) at Navy, 3/9/1982 EAIAW quarterfinal
Hofstra Career Scoring Record
1,840 pts. Dia LaBella, 1978-82
Photo by Karen Coffey, from The Chronicle, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, March 6, 1980. From February 29, 1980 game, a 58-56 win at C.W. Post. Text: CLICKIN' CAGERS...Dia LaBella and Diane Leonard (15, 32) fight for the rebound in a game the Ditchwomen won, defeating C.W. Post, 58-56, on a shot with two seconds to play.
The Chronicle      March 6, 1980       Photo by Karen Coffey

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