Fairfield Stags women's basketball

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Fairfield Stags
2016–17 Fairfield Stags women's basketball team
Fairfield Stags logo.svg
University Fairfield University
Head coach Joe Frager (10th season)
Conference MAAC
Location Bridgeport, Connecticut
Arena Webster Bank Arena
(Capacity: 9,500)
Nickname Stags
Colors Red[1]
    
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


NCAA Tournament appearances
1988, 1991, 1998, 2001
Conference tournament champions
1988, 1991, 1998
Conference regular season champions
1990, 1991, 2000

The Fairfield Stags women's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut and competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference of NCAA Division I.[2]

History

Fairfield began play in 1973, with the first varsity season being in 1974, and the first Division I season being in 1981. They have won the MAAC title in 1988, 1991, and 1998, with regular season titles in 1990, 1991, and 2000. They have made the postseason ten times, with four being in the NCAA Tournament (1988, 1991, 1998, 2001), two being in the WNIT (2000, 2012), and four being in the WBI (2010, 2013, 2014, 2016). As of the end of the 2015-16 season, the Stags have an all-time record of 675-512 and a Division I record of 606-439.[3][4]

Postseason

NCAA Tournament appearances

The Stags have made the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament four times. They have a record of 0-4.

Year Round Opponent Result
1988 First Round St. John's L 70-83
1991 First Round Providence L 87-88
1998 First Round Connecticut L 52-93
2001 First Round Utah L 78-98

WNIT appearances

The Stags have made the Women's National Invitation Tournament twice. They have a record of 0-2.

Year Round Opponent Result
2000 First Round Wisconsin L 46-82
2012 First Round Drexel L 41-57

WBI appearances

The Stags have made four appearances in the WBI. They have a record of 4-4.

Year Round Opponent Result
2010 First Round
Quarterfinals
Towson
Appalachian State
W 69-55
L 36-59
2013 First Round
Quarterfinals
St. Francis
Penn
W 71-51
L 48-49
2014 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Bryant
Maine
UIC
W 90-86
W 63-50
L 44-74
2016 First Round UMBC L 49-61


References

  1. ^ Fairfield University Visual Standard Manual (PDF). July 1, 2017. Retrieved August 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Women's Basketball - News". Fairfieldstags.com. Retrieved 2017-03-16. 
  3. ^ "Fairfield Women's Basketball : History & Records" (PDF). Fairfieldstags.com. Retrieved 2017-03-16. 
  4. ^ "Fairfield Women's Basketball 2016-2017 Prospectus" (PDF). Fairfieldstags.com. Retrieved 2017-03-16. 


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