2017-18 Randolph-Macon Women's Basketball News

  • Silva Schultz to Highlight R-MC Athletics Hall of Fame Class
    January 17, 2018
    Megan Silva Schultz '06, the most decorated student-athlete in school history, will be one of five to be inducted into the Randolph-Macon Athletics Hall of Fame.
  • Wisner Wild From Three, Williams Gets 21 in Win At Randolph
    January 16, 2018
    Junior Kelsey Wisner (York, Pa. / Central York) went 4-4 from beyond the arc in the first half, while sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) scored 21 points in a 67-40 Tuesday night win over Randolph in Lynchburg. Randolph-Macon (12-3, 5-2 ODAC) is on a three-game win streak, while Randolph (4-11, 1-6 ODAC) has fallen in its second game in a row. 
  • Big First Quarter Powers Randolph-Macon To Victory Against Hollins
    January 13, 2018
    Randolph-Macon scored 30 points in the first quarter, which helped push them ahead to an 82-51 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory against Hollins in Saturday afternoon action at Crenshaw Gymnasium. Randolph-Macon had four players score in double digits, including a pair of double-doubles from sophomores Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) and Charlotte Woods (Richmond, Va./Trinity). Williams finished the game with 20 points and 13 rebounds, while Woods pulled in 11 rebounds while scoring 12 points.
  • Two Yellow Jackets Score Double-Doubles in ODAC Win Over VWU
    January 09, 2018
    A pair of Yellow Jackets scored in double figures and pulled down more than 10 rebounds each in a 63-43 victory over Virginia Wesleyan University at Crenshaw Gymnasium Tuesday night. Sophomores Charlotte Woods (Richmond, Va. / Trinity) and Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) collected double-doubles in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference matchup.
  • In Close Loss, ODAC Preseason Favorites Defeat Yellow Jackets
    January 06, 2018
    There were nine ties, including two in the fourth quarter, but in the end, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference preseason favorites, the Eastern Mennonite Royals (8-4, 3-1 ODAC) were able to hold on for the 60-54 victory in Saturday afternoon ODAC Women’s Basketball action at Yoder Arena in Harrisonburg.  
  • Williams Named USBWA National DIII Women’s Player of the Week for Second Time
    January 03, 2018
    Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) has been named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Player of the Week for the second time during her sophomore campaign. The honor covers the Randolph-Macon games against Lycoming and Johns Hopkins and is for the week that ended on December 31, 2017.
  • Williams Begins 2018 With Player of the Week Nod
    January 02, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) is beginning 2018 with her fourth Player of the Week nod from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. It’s Williams’ second honor in a row after earning it for the previous week ending on December 18. She was honored for the first week and second weeks of the season (Nov. 20 and Nov. 27). This is Williams’ eighth Player of the Week selection in her career.
  • Williams Ties Program Record In Loss At Shenandoah
    January 02, 2018
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) tied a program record for number of points scored in one game as she scored 38 in a 73-66 loss to Shenandoah in Winchester Tuesday night. The 38 points matches the 38 points scored by Renee Zando in a 84-68 win against Bridgewater on February 12, 1998 in Crenshaw Gymnasium – which is believed to be the program high.
  • Reynolds Pushes R-MC Ahead In OT Against Johns Hopkins
    December 30, 2017
    Senior Teal Reynolds (Sterling, Va. / Potomac Falls) scored two critical buckets and added a huge block in overtime as the Randolph-Macon Yellow Jackets (9-1) returned from the holiday break with a 71-64 victory over the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (5-5). The Yellow Jackets held the visitors to only two points in the deciding frame.
  • Williams Gets Third ODAC Honor of 2017
    December 18, 2017
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) was honored by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference with its Player of the Week nod for the third time this season. She was honored for the first week and second weeks of the season (Nov. 20 and Nov. 27). This is Williams’ seventh Player of the Week honor in her career.
  • Wade, Williams and Reynolds Score In Critical 4th Quarter To Beat Lycoming
    December 18, 2017
    Senior Teal Reynolds (Sterling, Va. / Potomac Falls), junior Jayla Wade (Newport News, Va. / Heritage) and sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) hit huge field goals down the stretch, while junior Kelsey Wisner and freshman Elise Knobloch (Glenville, Pa. / Delone Catholic) hit their free throw opportunities in a 70-63 victory of the Lycoming Warriors. The game concludes the Yellow Jackets’ appearance at the Cruzin Classic in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
  • 22's Wild for For Williams in Win Over Lawrence
    December 17, 2017
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) went for 22 points and 22 rebounds Sunday as the Yellow Jackets defeated the Vikings of Lawrence University 68-52 in the Cruzin Classic in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Williams, along with junior Jayla Wade (Newport News, Va. / Heritage) and freshman Becca Arrington (Amelia, Va. / Amelia Academy) scored in the double-digits in the game.
  • Yellow Jackets’ Exceptional Shooting Leads To Win Against Hollins
    December 05, 2017
    Randolph-Macon shot nearly 52% from the floor, going 30-58 and leading tot a 78-22 victory over Hollins (1-6, 0-2 ODAC). R-MC (6-1, 2-0 ODAC), which received votes into the national Top 25 this week, in a poll released today, is averaging 77.0 points per game, which ranked in the Top 30 in all of NCAA Division III.
  • Bench Comes Up Big For R-MC in Victory
    December 02, 2017
    Freshman Becca Arrington (Amelia, Va. / Amelia Academy) and the entire bench scored at least four points in a Saturday afternoon 101-45 victory of Mid-Atlantic Christian University (3-5). Arrington was joined by a strong starting effort by sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy), who scored her sixth double-double of the year and two other starters with double-digit points.
  • Woods, Wade and Williams Go For Double Figures As Yellow Jackets Win
    November 28, 2017
    Three Yellow Jackets topped double figures for points Tuesday night as the Randolph-Macon Yellow Jackets opened Old Dominion Athletic Conference play with a win over the Washington and Lee Generals 76-69 in Crenshaw Gymnasium. Junior Jayla Wade (Newport News, Va. / Heritage) and sophomores Charlotte Woods (Richmond, Va. / Trinity) and Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) each hit double-digits in the win over the Generals. Woods and Williams both had a double-double.
  • Williams Garners Second Player of the Week Honors
    November 27, 2017
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the second time in as many weeks to begin the season. She earned the honor to start the season as well.
  • USBWA Names Williams Player of the Week
    November 21, 2017
    The United States Basketball Writers Association has named sophomore Kelly Williams as its Division III National Player of the Week. It’s the second time in Williams’ career to earn the honor. It follows up an Old Dominion Athletic Conference recognition as the conference Player of the Week for the week that ended on November 20.
  • R-MC Squeezes Past Apprentice
    November 21, 2017
    The Randolph-Macon Yellow Jackets faced a tough task in the second half, but overcame a comeback bid by the Apprentice Builders, defeating the visitors 72-71 in non-conference action on Tuesday night in Crenshaw Gymnasium. The Yellow Jackets moved to 3-1 on the season while the Builders fell to 2-3.
  • Williams Named ODAC Player of the Week
    November 20, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has named sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) in the first week of women’s basketball action in the conference this season. Williams began the season with a double-double in each of the Yellow Jackets’ first three games. 
  • Yellow Jackets Defeat Monarchs On Second Day of Tip-Off Classic
    November 18, 2017
    Randolph-Macon defended its home court during the second day of the R-MC Tip-Off Classic presented by Riesbeck Contracting in Ashland on Saturday as it faced the Monarchs of Methodist University, taking the game 72-41 over the visitors. Two Yellow Jackets were named to the All-Classic Team for their efforts over the course of the weekend, which saw the Yellow Jackets go 1-1.
  • Second Half Comeback Not Enough Against Juniata
    November 17, 2017
    Randolph-Macon outscored Juniata 35-29 in the second half, but it was not enough for the Yellow Jackets to overcome the visiting Eagles in tournament action in Ashland Friday night as Juniata got the 65-62 win over the tournament hosts. The game was part of the R-MC Tip-Off Classic presented by Riesbeck Contracting. The Eagles moved to 2-0 on the season with the win while the Yellow Jackets dropped to 1-1.
  • Women’s Basketball Begins Season With Victory Over #14 Marymount
    November 15, 2017
    Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) had the best performance of her career thus far, tallying 34 point and 22 rebounds – a career high in points and a career-high tying effort for rebounds – in a 78-73 win over #14 Marymount. The Saints never got a lead nor a tie in a fairly dominating performance for the Yellow Jackets in their first game out.
  • Silva Schultz to be Inducted into Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
    November 14, 2017
    Former Randolph-Macon basketball standout Megan Silva Schultz has been voted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame, the first NCAA Division III student-athlete to be so honored.
  • Women’s Basketball Ranked 4th In Preseason Poll
    November 02, 2017
    The Randolph-Macon Women’s Basketball ranks 4th coming into the 2017-2018 campaign, in voting by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference head coaches and as announced by the league office Thursday. R-MC is 23 points behind leader Eastern Mennonite University, with 112 points.
  • Randolph-Macon's Reynolds Readying for Next Move
    September 14, 2017
    Teal Reynolds is living proof that some of the most rewarding experiences in life are the ones that require sacrifice.
  • Early Test, but Bulky Home Slate Awaits Women’s Basketball in 2017-18
    September 07, 2017
    The Randolph-Macon women’s basketball program will face its toughest test of the season in its first game out on November 15 when it faces the Saints of Marymount University (Va.). It leads a slate of basketball matchups that include a pair of tournaments, including one R-MC is hosting as well as the always critical ODAC matchups. Randolph-Macon will face three opponents who made appearances in the NCAA Tournament last season.
  • Women’s Basketball Adds Livermon to Staff
    August 31, 2017
    Women’s Basketball Head Coach Caroll LaHaye announced Thursday that Randolph-Macon alumnae Hannah Livermon will join her staff as an assistant coach ahead of the 2017-2018 season. Livermon, a 2016 R-MC graduate, played for the Yellow Jackets between 2012 and 2016.
  • Women’s Basketball Hosts Golf Open & Season Kick-Off
    August 30, 2017
    The Randolph-Macon Women’s Basketball team invites golfers and Yellow Jacket fans alike to its annual Golf Open and Season Kick-Off. The event is set for Saturday, September 23, 2017 at The Hollows Golf Course. This year will mark the 21st edition of the Open