Syracuse Orange women's basketball

Syracuse Orange
2016–17 Syracuse Orange women's basketball team
University Syracuse University
First season 1971-72
All-time record 612-561 (.522), 44th season
Conference ACC
Location Syracuse, NY
Head coach Quentin Hillsman (11th year)
Arena Carrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Nickname Orange
Colors Orange[1]
NCAA Tournament runner-up
NCAA Tournament Final Four
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
NCAA Tournament appearances
1985, 1988, 2002, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

The Syracuse Orange women's basketball program is an intercollegiate women's basketball team representing Syracuse University. The program is classified in the NCAA's Division I, and the team competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Orange play their home basketball games at the Carrier Dome in the University Hill neighborhood of Syracuse, New York. The team is currently coached by Quentin Hillsman in his eleventh year.

Current roster

2016–17 Syracuse Orange women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Home town
G 1 Peterson, AlexisAlexis Peterson 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Sr Northland Columbus, OH
G 2 Bailey, ChelayneChelayne Bailey 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Fr Pickering Pickering, ON
F 3 Chandler, JuliaJulia Chandler 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) So Northern Secondary Toronto, ON
G 5 Phillips, JadeJade Phillips 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) So Southeast Raleigh Raleigh, NC
F 10 Slim, IsabellaIsabella Slim 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Sr CTO Amsterdam Amsterdam, Netherlands
G 11 Cooper, GabrielleGabrielle Cooper 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Fr Morgan Park Lansing, IL
G 20 Sykes, BrittneyBrittney Sykes 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) RS Sr University Newark, NJ
G 21 Elmore, DanielleDanielle Elmore 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Fr Capital Prep Hartford, CT
G 22 Rowe, CarolineCaroline Rowe 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Holy Child Gaithersburg, MD
G 24 Fowler, BrandiBrandi Fowler 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) So Corcoran Syracuse, NY
F 32 Drummond, MirandaMiranda Drummond (I)  6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr Harpursville
St. Bonaventure
Binghamton, NY
G 33 Dale, DavidaDavida Dale 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) RS Fr St. Andrew's Providence, RI
G 34 Grant, AbbyAbby Grant 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) So St. Francis Suwanee, GA
G 44 Nwajei, JasmineJasmine Nwajei (I)  5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Sr Murry Bergtraum
Rockaway Park, NJ
C 50 Day, BrianaBriana Day 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Sr Millbrook Raleigh, NC
F 55 Day, BriaBria Day 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Sr Millbrook Raleigh, NC
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on


See also


  1. "Athletics Branding" (PDF). Syracuse University Brand Guidelines. Syracuse University. 2015-09-14. Retrieved 2016-03-23.

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