Despite a successful season, Gannon women's basketball team faced a heartbreaking loss in the Elite Eight quarterfinals to Cal State San Marcos, ending with an 85-80 defeat in overtime.

The Big Picture

The loss marked the end of a remarkable season for Gannon after clinching multiple championships and bid farewell to three seniors, including the highly decorated player Sam Pirosko.

By the Numbers
  • Pirosko closed the game with 26 points and 8 rebounds, finishing second in Gannon history with 2,293 points and setting a season record with 752 points.
  • Ratliff recorded a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Nation contributed 14 points.
State of Play
  • Despite leading for parts of the game, Gannon faced strong competition from Cal State San Marcos, who made clutch shots and eventually secured the win in overtime.
  • Gannon's 35 wins this season ranked as the second-most in program history.
Bottom Line

Gannon's women's basketball team's journey ended in a heartbreaking loss in the Elite Eight, marking the conclusion of a remarkable season and bidding farewell to three outstanding seniors, including the highly decorated Sam Pirosko.