The Ionian

Gaels speak on value that charity work brings to team

The women's basketball team thinks it's important to dedicate time off the court to helping out the local community.

Farrell Shine, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Players from the Iona College women’s basketball team volunteered with Meals to Go on March 29. The players helped set up tables and prepared and packaged meals for local families in need.   “Our group specifically put together the ingredients for macaroni and cheese in small bags to be s...

Iona freshman Shyan Mwai reflects on first season with women’s basketball team

Freshman Shyan Mwai averaged 8.4 points per game during the 2018-19 season.

Matthew George, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

Freshman guard Shyan Mwai is coming off her first season on the Iona College women’s basketball team (5-26, 3-15 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) in which she played a key role in the Gaels’ rotation. Mwai finished the 2018-19 campaign, averaging 8.4 points per game and scoring a season-high 19 ...

Iona falls to Rider in MAAC Quarterfinals

Iona junior Morgan Rachu averaged 11.7 points per game this season.

Dan Abbate, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

The Iona College women's basketball team season came to an end after losing to Rider 54-46 in the quarterfinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament on March 8. Iona was feeding off the momentum from its upset win over No. 7 Siena in the first round of the tournament, and the Gaels op...

MAAC Tournament says goodbye to Albany, prepares for future in Atlantic City

MAAC Championship has been held in Albany for the  last five years.

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

March 13, 2019

The Times Union Center in Albany, New York has been a travel destination for Iona College basketball fans for the last five years. Fans would either drive or take the student bus for more than two hours to watch the men’s and women’s basketball teams compete in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference T...

Iona seeks to embrace underdog mentality ahead of MAAC Tournament

Iona won its first conference game of the season against Monmouth on Feb. 15.

Farrell Shine, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

With only two weeks remaining until the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament in Albany, the Iona College women’s basketball teammates are keeping their heads up as they gain some momentum to close out the regular season. “Coming in as a brand new team, you really didn’t know what to...

After playing in junior college, Morgan Rachu continues to find her way at Iona

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018

Iona College women’s basketball junior Morgan Rachu didn’t know what her role would be when she joined the team after playing two years at Wisconsin-Marathon Community College. Her goal when she first step on campus was simple-do whatever the team needed her to do to win. It didn’t matter how much...

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