The Lady Saints finished the 2014-15 season 24-6 overall, capturing the 2015 YSCC Championship and advancing through to the USCAA National Tournament championship game. The team went undefeated in regular season conference play. College of St. Joseph was home to the USCAA Division II player of the year, coach of the year, three USCAA All-Americans, two USCAA All-Tournament Team members, and the YSCC Conference outstanding defensive player and MVP.

The team is led by an experienced and successful head coach in Chris Wood.

Our coach

Chris WoodChris Wood is the head women’s basketball coach at CSJ. Coaching basketball is in Chris’ blood, as his father was a long-time coach who led Mount St. Joseph Academy to a state championship.

Chris has more than 20 years of coaching experience at the high school level, having coached at Green Mountain Union High School, Otter Valley Union High School and a number of other schools. Chris was named USCAA women’s Division II coach of the year in 2015. Read more about Chris.


Assistant Coach – Ebony Jones

Assistant Coach Ebony JonesEbony Jones is the assistant women’s basketball coach at CSJ. Jones is a former member of the women’s team that went undefeated in the 2014-15 conference season to make their way to the USCAA D-II National Tournament. Read more about Assistant Coach Ebony Jones.





CSJ Women’s Basketball Roster

Shamari BrodheadShamari Brodhead
##0 — Small Forward
Kingston, NY
Mookie KennedyMookie Kennedy
#1 — Shooting Guard
Trumbull, CT
Arreonte AndersonArreonte Anderson
#3 — Guard
San Antonio, TX
Regina SteeleRegina Steele
#11 — Center
Ellenville, NY
Jazz LaracuenteJazz Laracuente
#12 — Point Guard
Dorchester, MA
Nia GilchristNia Gilchrist
#13 — Guard
Washington, D.C.
Elizabeth TurcoElizabeth Turco
#25 — Guard
Windsor, VT
Kelly FestaKelly Festa
#32 — Center
Poultney, VT

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