Christopher Newport Captains

Schedule

All times Eastern
Overall: 22-7 - Conference: 14-4
11/21 at Lynchburg Final W, 88-83
11/25 vs. St. Mary's (Md.) Final W, 78-59
12/3 vs. Trinity (D.C.) Final W, 70-28
12/5 vs. Piedmont Final W, 68-42
12/15 at Virginia Wesleyan Final - OT L, 83-73
1/3 at Marymount Final L, 82-63
1/4 vs. Arcadia Final W, 77-43
@ Marymount
1/10 at Mary Baldwin * • Final W, 74-45
1/14 at Shenandoah * • Final W, 58-41
1/17 vs. Meredith * • Final W, 76-56
1/18 vs. Peace * • Final W, 74-62
1/21 vs. North Carolina Wesleyan * • Final W, 75-63
1/24 vs. Averett * • Final W, 73-61
1/25 vs. Ferrum * • Final L, 83-81
1/28 vs. Mary Baldwin * • Final W, 81-63
1/31 at Greensboro * • Final L, 87-58
2/1 at Methodist * • Final L, 62-57
2/4 vs. Shenandoah * • Final W, 73-67
2/7 at Peace * • Final W, 68-62
2/8 at Meredith * • Final W, 78-55
2/11 at North Carolina Wesleyan * • Final W, 75-61
2/14 at Averett * • Final W, 67-56
2/15 at Ferrum * • Final W, 77-76
2/20 vs. Methodist * • Final W, 54-43
2/21 vs. Greensboro * • Final L, 75-73
2/24 vs. Peace • Final W, 80-48
2/27 vs. Ferrum Final W, 77-63
2/28 at Greensboro Final W, 66-58
@ Newport News, Va.
3/6 at York (Pa.) Final L, 75-61

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 22-7 - Conference: 14-4
1/10 at Mary Baldwin * • W, 74-45
1/14 at Shenandoah * • W, 58-41
1/17 vs. Meredith * • W, 76-56
1/18 vs. Peace * • W, 74-62
1/21 vs. North Carolina Wesleyan * • W, 75-63
1/24 vs. Averett * • W, 73-61
1/25 vs. Ferrum * • L, 83-81
1/28 vs. Mary Baldwin * • W, 81-63
1/31 at Greensboro * • L, 87-58
2/1 at Methodist * • L, 62-57
2/4 vs. Shenandoah * • W, 73-67
2/7 at Peace * • W, 68-62
2/8 at Meredith * • W, 78-55
2/11 at North Carolina Wesleyan * • W, 75-61
2/14 at Averett * • W, 67-56
2/15 at Ferrum * • W, 77-76
2/20 vs. Methodist * • W, 54-43
2/21 vs. Greensboro * • L, 75-73

(* Conference; • Region)
/conf/USAC/Women/2008-09/standings-div1 : /conf/USAC/Women/2008-09/standings-div2 : /conf/USAC/Women/2008-09/standings

2008-09

Greensboro 18-0 27-3
Christopher Newport 14-4 22-7
Ferrum 13-5 18-9
Methodist 10-8 15-11
Shenandoah 10-8 15-12
Averett 10-8 14-12
Peace 7-11 11-15
North Carolina Wesleyan 4-14 6-20
Meredith 2-16 6-19
Mary Baldwin 2-16 4-21

Past Records

2015-16 (24-5, 15-3 CAC)
2014-15 (17-9, 13-5 CAC)
2013-14 (24-6, 13-3 CAC)
2012-13 (29-3, 16-2 USAC)
2011-12 (22-6, 15-3 USAC)
2010-11 (30-4, 16-2 USAC)
2009-10 (30-1, 18-0 USAC)
2008-09 (22-7, 14-4 USAC)
2007-08 (21-7, 14-4 USAC)
2006-07 (21-9, 11-3 USAC)

Team Info

Coach: Carolyn Hunter
Conference: USAC

Christopher Newport

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 4583
Location: Newport News, VA
Colors: Royal Blue, Silver
Region: South
Arena: Freeman Center (2300)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

January 18, 2017 Wednesday women: Alone at the top Christopher Newport, Hope, UW-Whitewater and Montclair State all took sole possession of first place in their conferences by beating other contenders while Luther ensured Wartburg wouldn't get through the IIAC unscathed. Get the full recap here.
January 18, 2017 No. 6 CNU Women's Basketball Remains Undefeated Following 75-67 Win Over 9th-Ranked Mary Washington NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- In a mid-season tussle between two of just ten remaining undefeated teams in the nation, the sixth-ranked Christopher Newport women's basketball team led wire-to-wire in a hard-fought win over ninth-ranked Mary Washington on Wednesday night, 75-67. The Captains improved to 16-0 with a perfect 9-0 record in conference play, taking sole possession of the top spot in the league standings while the Eagles fall to 15-1, 8-1 in the Capital Athletic Conference.
January 14, 2017 Porter's Career-High Leads Second Half Surge for No. 6 CNU in 63-46 Win at Penn State Harrisburg MIDDLETOWN, Pa. -- The sixth-ranked Christopher Newport women's basketball team shook off a sluggish start on the road Saturday afternoon and leaned on leader Sam Porter in a career night for the junior as the Captains (15-0, 8-0) surged ahead of the Penn State Harrisburg Lions (3-12, 1-7) for a 63-46 win. Porter flipped a two-point first half effort into a career-high 22 points to carry the Captains to their 15th straight win to open the season.
January 11, 2017 No. 6 CNU Women's Basketball Improves to 14-0 With 80-44 Win Over St. Mary's (Md.) NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Behind another stifling defensive performance, the sixth-ranked Christopher Newport women's basketball team improved to 14-0 with an 80-44 victory Wednesday night, taking down St. Mary's College of Maryland (4-10, 2-5) in a Capital Athletic Conference matchup. The Captains are now 14-0, 7-0, keeping pace atop the league standings after holding the Seahawks to just 28.4% shooting in the game.
January 4, 2017 No. 7/8 CNU Women's Basketball Improves to 12-0 With 70-51 Win at Wesley College DOVER, Del. -- Junior forward Sam Porter led a terrific night at the free-throw line for the nationally-ranked Christopher Newport women's basketball team, as the Captains improved to 12-0 overall and 5-0 in league play with a 70-51 road win at Wesley College (5-7, 1-4). Porter drained 15-of-17 attempts from the charity stripe, marking the most made free-throws in a game for nearly 22 years, and led an overall 22-for-27 performance for CNU as a team.
January 1, 2017 Second Quarter Spurt Leads No. 10 CNU to 11th Straight Win; Captains Down Apprentice, 61-45 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- After shaking off a slow start, the nationally-ranked Christopher Newport women's basketball team used a 24-2 run through most of the second quarter to take control and cruise to the team's 11th straight win. The Captains (11-0) closed non-conference action and opened the 2017 slate with a 61-45 victory over the Newport News Apprentice School at home on New Year's Day.