The 2016 #LMUMadness kicks-off the extended weekend, but women’s soccer takes center stage in key WCC match-ups for a pink senior weekend.
Women’s basketball arrives in France, plays second game as Europe tour continues.
LMU women’s basketball began their tour of Europe on Aug. 14 and through two days it has already been an experience of a lifetime.
Leslie Lopez-Wood eclipsed the 1,000 career-point marker as the Lions season ended in the WCC Quarterfinals.
Freshman Andee Velasco poured in a career-high 23 points to lead LMU past Portland, 85-72.
Coach Dunlap, Coach Elliott, Steven Haney and Leslie Lopez-Wood attended the WCC Basketball Tip-Off event Oct. 31 as basketball season got underway at the Spectrum SportsNet.
With the first week of practice for the LMU women's basketball team in full swing, senior Leslie Lopez-Wood and head coach Charity Elliott discuss the upcoming season.
Postgame press conference with Head Coach Charity Elliott, junior Leslie Lopez-Wood and freshman Cheyanne Wallace.
Leslie Lopez-Wood previews the Lions' upcoming game at USC.
Leslie Lopez-Wood previews women's basketball's upcoming Thanksgiving Classic.
Non-conference finale at Gersten Pavilion Dec. 17, 2016
Non-conference action from Gersten Pavilion on Dec. 10, 2016
2016 LMU Madness at Gersten Pavilion Oct. 20, 2016
Non-conference action from Gersten Pavilion
Non-conference action in 19th annual LMU Thanksgiving Classic at Gersten Pavilion Nov. 26, 2016
Netted 10 points at Washington State (Nov. 11) ... Scored five points against Saint Louis (Nov. 13) ... Notched 13 points at Oklahoma State (Nov. 17) ... Tallied 10 points and dished out three assists at San Diego State (Nov. 20) ... Netted eight points against UC Irvine (Nov. 25) ... Registered 14 points and five rebounds at Seattle (Nov. 29) ... Tabbed 13 points against UCSB (Dec. 2) ... Poured in a season-high 15 points at Cal State Fullerton (Dec. 4).
Started 26 games and appeared in 29... team's third leading scorer with 10.9 ppg... 59 three-pointers was most on the team and ranked fourth in the WCC... broke the program career three-point mark on Jan. 1 versus Pepperdine with her 171st career three-pointer... through three complete seasons she now has 211 career threes... scored in double figures 18 times... led the Lions in scoring seven times... poured in back-to-back 20-point efforts at Portland (Feb. 6) and versus Pacific (Feb. 11)... season-high six threes at Portland (Feb. 6)... became the program's 16th member of the 1,000-point club with her final bucket of the season.
All-WCC Honorable Mention... 2014 DoubleTree Los Angeles Westside Thanksgiving Classic MVP... appeared in all 31 games and started 30... averaged a team-high 33.3 minutes per game... leading scorer for the season at 13.5 ppg, which ranked 12th in the WCC... leading scorer in WCC play at 14.9 ppg... scored in double figures 21 times, including the final 13 straight games... led the Lions in scoring 11 times... set an LMU single-season record with 82 three-pointers, breaking her own record of 70 set in 2013-14... 2.6 three's per game ranked second in the WCC... made three or more threes 14 times... hit six threes in a 20-point effort at Pepperdine (Dec. 29)... tied the LMU single-game record with seven threes at Santa Clara (Feb. 21) in a career-high 32-point effort... named WCC Player of the Week on Feb. 23 after the record performance along with a 25-point effort at San Francisco (Feb. 19) the same week.
Appeared in all 30 games for LMU as a rookie... earned a starting spot exactly halfway through the year, a role she would not relinquish... averaged 23.6 minutes, 8.9 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game... deadly from beyond the arc, breaking the LMU single-season record with her 70 three-pointers... hit three or more three-pointers 13 times... closed out the year hitting at least one three in the final 17 straight games... came up one shy of the LMU single-game record when she hit 6-for-11 from three against San Francisco (Jan. 2)... scored in double-figures 15 times, including a stretch of nine straight... first double-digit performance was a 12-point outing at Long Beach State (Nov. 23) when she went 4-for-7 from three... 18 points versus San Francisco on Jan. 2 was the first of three times she would hit that season-high point total... also had 18 points against Pepperdine, going 6-for-11 from the field and 4-for-9 from three... final 18-point outing of her rookie season was at Santa Clara (Feb. 27) when she went 7-for-14, including 4-for-11 from beyond the arc.
Played for Bellarmine Jefferson High School as a freshman and sophomore, then transferred to Bishop Alemany High School for her junior and senior seasons... averaged 16 pg and four rpg as a senior... led the Warriors to the CIF Division III California State Championship... scored 16 points in the title game 46-40 win over Sacred Heart Cathedral... was named Most Valuable Player of the CIF Championship game as well as CIF Southern Section Division 3AA Co-Player of the Year... earned first team All-Mission League and second team MaxPreps Division III All-California Girls Basketball Team honors as Bishop Alemany went 32-5 overall and 9-1 in league play... arguably her most memorable performance of the season was in a December 7, 2012 68-40 win over AB Miller when she poured in 10 three pointers en route to a 30-point effort... three-time team captain... also earned all-league and All-CIF honors as a sophomore and junior... Freshman Newcomer of the Year... Principal's Honor Roll.
Leslie Cecile Lopez-Wood was born Nov. 12, 1995 in North Hollywood, Calif.... parents are Bryan Wood and Claudia Lopez-Wood... has one younger brother, Bryan Jr., and one younger sister Bryanne... volunteer work has included coaching youth basketball and feeding the homeless... Sociology major at LMU.