Game Is Set To Start At 7 P.M.
Tip-Off Set For 2 p.m., Admission Is FREE
The Musketeers Took The Practice Floor At 1 p.m. Today
Wanninger Leads XU with 13 Points, Five Rebounds
XU Kicks Off 2013 Buick Atlantic 10 Championship Friday at 5 p.m.
The Xavier women's basketball team has been hard at work in the weight room - and outside - during the offseason. Strength and conditioning coach Jacob Dyslin talks about the more interesting ways the team has been training.
No. 9 Xavier opens up the 2012 Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Championship by facing No. 8 La Salle on Friday.
Xavier sent off its 2012 Senior Class with a 70-61 victory over Massachusetts at Cintas Center on Sunday. Seniors Sabrina Johnson and Tyeasha Moss were honored after the game and scored a team-high 13 points a piece.
Xavier pulled off the upset 76-60 victory on Wednesday night over visiting Richmond. It was a Pink Out for the Musketeers who were led by Tyeasha Moss' game-high 26 points.
The Xavier women's basketball team will host its annual Play4Kay Pink Out night on Wednesday against Richmond. The game will help raise awareness for breast cancer research. It's also Amy Waugh bobblehead night.
Photos by Greg Rust Feb. 17, 2013
Women's Basketball against George Washington
Photos by Tom Greene 02/17/13
Photos by Tom Greene Jan. 5, 2013
Photos by Bob Stevens Jan. 5, 2013
As a r-Junior (2011-12): Was the team's leading rebounder, averaging 8.1 boards per contest (3rd A-10), and posted the team's best field goal percentage (.502, 7th A-10) ... Earned her first start as a Musketeer in the season opener against Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 12. Had to sit a good portion of the first half after getting into early foul trouble but finished the game with 11 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals ... Posted her first Xavier career double-double at Mississippi State with a team-high 14 points and a game-high 11 rebounds ... Grabbed a team-high nine rebounds to go with six points, one steal and one block versus Stanford (11/25) ... Swatted a career-high three blocks versus South Carolina ... Tallied 13 points and 12 rebounds to go with three assists against Cincinnati ... Had 14 points and a career-high 15 boards against Morehead State ... Scored 13 points on 6-of-9 shooting and grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds in XU's A-10 opener against Charlotte ... Was 5-of-6 from the floor, scoring a team-high 12 points and grabbing a game-high 11 rebounds at Duquesne ... Scored 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting at La Salle, narrowly missing the double-double with nine rebounds ... Led all scorers with 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting to go with a career-high tying 15 boards against Saint Joseph's ... Was 7-of-9 from the field and 7-of-8 from the line for a career-high 21 points against Saint Louis ... Tallied a game-high 19 points and eight rebounds against Dayton on Feb. 5 ... Pulled down a team-high 13 rebounds at George Washington ... Was a perfect 6-for-6 from the field, scoring 13 points, and dished out a career-high five assists against Richmond ... Narrowly missed the double-double at Dayton with a team-high 15 points and nine rebounds ... Scored 10 points and swatted three blocks against La Salle in the first round of the 2012 A-10 Championship ... Was named the Performer of the Week by PickinSplinters.com on Jan. 29 ... Had a team-high seven double-doubles this season, second-most in the A-10.
At Xavier: Forced to sit out the 2010-11 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
As a Sophomore at Marquette (2009-10): Was second on the team in scoring contributing 10.4 points per game, while leading the team on the glass with 6.3 rebounds per game (19th in the Big East) ... Played in all 33 games, started in 32 ... Recorded 18 games of 10 or more points ...Was one of Marquette's most accurate shooters knocking down 42.0 percent of her attempts from the floor and 80.1 percent from the free throw line - an average that ranked ninth in the Big East ... Scored eight points, pulled down seven rebounds and dished three assists in season debut against St. Francis (11/14) ... Was a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line at Michigan and finished with 10 points ... Pulled down 10 rebounds against Creighton (11/19) to tie a career high ... Scored a Marquette career-high 23 points in win over Oakland (11/21) while going a personal-best 13-of-16 from the free throw line ... Converted first career 3-point basket in overtime win over Cincinnati (3/1) ... Recorded 10 points and nine rebounds in first round win over Villanova (3/5) in the Big East Tournament.
As a Freshman at Marquette (2008-09): 2009 Big East All-Freshman Team Selection ... Was third on the team in scoring contributing 8.9 points per game, while leading the team on the glass with 5.6 rebounds per game ... Played in 27 games, started in 26 despite being hampered by injury ... Recorded 14 games of 10 or more points ... Was one of Marquette's most accurate shooters knocking down 50.3 percent of her attempts from the floor an average that ranked 10th in the Big East ... Started first collegiate game against Oral Roberts (11/14), scoring 10 points on 4-of-4 shooting from the field and grabbing eight rebounds ... Scored 14 points against Sacred Heart (11/17) on 6-of-7 shooting from the field to begin college career 10-of-11 from the field ... Recorded first career blocked shot at Indiana State (11/19) ... After missing the previous six games, returned to score five points at Wisconsin (12/13) ... Returned to the starting lineup against Oregon (12/17) after coming off the bench at Wisconsin ... In opening game of the WNIT against Butler (2/23), scored 10 points and pulled down nine rebounds ... Scored 12 points and led the team with seven rebounds at Illinois State (3/26).
Before Marquette: Four-year letter winner at Oak Hills where she graduated as the school's all-time leading scorer (1,410 points), male or female ... Two-time second team all-state selection, four-time first team all-conference and all-city selection ... Averaged in double figures all four years of high school including 17. 0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 1.6 steals and one block per game as a senior ... Named the Southwest Ohio Region Player of the Year for the 2006-07 season after leading Oak Hills to the city championship, a share of the conference title and the district championship ... Averaged 15.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg and 1.6 spg for the 2006-07 season ... HoopGurlz.com ranked Pachko as the No. 79 recruit nationally prior to the 2007-08 season ... Listed as the Top 25 overall prospect in Ohio and the No. 2 power forward in Ohio ... Was a McDonalds High School All-America nominee during the 2007-08 season.
Personal: Full name is Jessica Anne Pachko ... Parents Mike and Kim Pachko, brothers Josh, Nick and Nathan ... Shoots right-handed ... Majoring in Social Work ... Born January 17, 1990.
|XAVIER CAREER HIGHS|
|Points||21||vs. Saint Louis (February 1, 2012)|
|Field Goals Made||7||Three Times, last vs. Saint Louis (February 1, 2012)|
|Field Goals Attempted||11||Seven Times, last vs. La Salle (March 2, 2012)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||1||Three Times, last vs. Cincinnati (December 12, 2011)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||4||at Mississippi State (November 14, 2011)|
|Free Throws Made||7||Four Times, last at Dayton (February 22, 2012)|
|Free Throws Attempted||12||vs. Dayton (February 5, 2012)|
|Rebounds||15||Twice, last vs. Saint Joseph's (January 21, 2012)|
|Assists||5||vs. Richmond (February 15, 2012)|
Three Times, last vs. La Salle (March 2, 2012)
|Steals||2||Twice, last vs. Temple (January 24, 2012)|
* at Marquette