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Warriors men start league at 1-1

WJU women seeking first win
By: Jeff Bussell William Jessup University
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The William Jessup University mens basketball team picked up two wins last week to improve to 1-1 in the California Pacific Conference. Saturday, the Warriors came from behind to top Menlo College, 61-59, at home. Jessup senior Marqus Crawford scored 16 to lead the club, Preston Branow of Roseville added 10 points, and pulled down seven rebounds. Holy Names, Oakland _ Bramow scored eight for the Warriors, and again had seven rebounds, but the Hawks were in full flight. Holy Names rolled to 46-point win. UC Santa Cruz _ William Jessup senior Anthony Anderson (Roseville) exploded for 23 points, and Rocklin’s Jordan Wilson added 22, as the Warriors handed the Banana Slugs an 83-73 setback. Now 5-11, William Jessup will host California State University-San Marcos, tonight, tipoff at 7:30 p.m. The game to be broadcast life on KAHI, 950AM Radio. They return to conference plat at Maritime Academy, Vallejo, 7:30 p.m., Saturday. Womens Basketball It was a heartbreaking loss for the Lady Warriors as Holy Names used a full-court pass to set up a last-second score and steal a 56-55 win over William Jessup, Saturday. Senior Lindsey Cesena (El Dorado Hills) hit a free throw with less than 3 seconds remaining for what appeared would be the Warriors first win, but the Hawks took to the air for the victory. Senior Cassie Davidson tallied 18 points and eight rebounds in the effort. Maria Viola dropped in 15, and pulled down seven caroms. The Lady Warriors will take on Maritime Academy’s Keelhaulers in Vallejo, 5:30 p.m., Saturday. Jeff Bussell is the sports information director for William Jessup University California Pacific Conference California State University-Maritime – Keelhaulers Holy Names Univeristy – Hawks Menlo College – Oaks Pacific Union College – Pioneers Simpson University – Redhawks University of California-Merced – Golden Bobcats William Jessup University – Warriors