UMKC Women's Basketball 2018-19 Recap
UMKC Athletics 4-1-2019
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KANSAS CITY, Mo.. – The UMKC Women’s Basketball team wrapped up its best season in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) since joining back in 2013-14. Below are the highlights and awards of the 2018-19 season which include individual and team accolades. The Roos say goodbye to one senior, Kristen Moore. More on her accomplishments are listed below.

2018-19 Season:

  • Recorded the most wins since the 2011-12 season (16)
  • Finished with the most wins in WAC play since joining the conference back in the 2013-14 season (9)
  • Improved win total by five games from last season (11-19)
  • Earned its highest conference tournament seed since joining the WAC (No. 4 seed)
  • Won its second ever quarterfinals match-up in the WAC Tournament (defeated No. 5 seed Utah Valley)
  • Swept the season series over Grand Canyon, Utah Valley (three times), Seattle U and Chicago State in conference play
  • Held the No. 1 position in conference play with New Mexico State on the week of Jan. 27-Jan. 31st
  • Longest win streak of the season occurred during the weeks of Dec. 6th through Dec. 21st (4)
  • NCAA Rankings
    • Ranks 25th in the nation in points per game (76.0)
    • Tied for 18th in offensive rebounds per game (15.0)



  • Ericka Mattingly
    • Earned selections to the 2019 All-WAC First Team, Defensive Team and Newcomer Team
    • Garnered a spot on the 2019 WAC All-Tournament Team
    • First player since Elise O’Connor (2013-14) with 600 points and 100 assists in a season
    • Recorded the second and third triple-doubles ever in UMKC history
      • One of seven players in the country with multiple triple doubles on the year (2)
    • NCAA Rankings
      • 28th in points per game (19.8)
      • 11th in total assists (186)
      • 10th in steals per game (3.19)
      • Ninth in free throws made (174)
    • Nominated for two WAC Player of the Week Awards during the regular season
    • Led the WAC in points, assists and steals per game during the 2018-19 campaign
      • First player to ever accomplish that feat in WAC history
    • Notched nine double-doubles on the year
    • Scored 30 points or more two times for the season
    • Produced 18 games with 20 points or more on the year
    • Tallied double-digits in scoring for 29 of the 31 games played in 2018-19
    • Scored a career high 37 points in the overtime loss to New Mexico State in the WAC Semifinals Round at the conference tournament.
      • Set a UMKC WAC Tournament Record for points scored in a game (37)
      • Set a UMKC single game conference tournament overall scoring record in team history (Dating back to 1995)
    • Single Season Rankings (UMKC)
      • Ranks third all-time in UMKC history for a single season with:
        • 614 points
        • 19.8 points per game
        • 174 free throws made
      • Sits second all-time in a single-season with 186 assists
        • Fell two short of the all-time record set by Penny Wagner back in the ’84-85 season (188)
      • Fourth in total steals for a single season in UMKC history (99)
    • Career Standings
      • Currently sits fifth all-time in career free throw percentage in UMKC history (.817%)


  • Leilah Vigil
    • Received the first ever WAC Freshman of the Year award in UMKC history during her play in the 2018-19 campaign
    • Averaged a double-double on the year (11.2 points and 10.0 rebounds per game)
      • First player since Kim Nezianya (2013-14) to average a double-double
    • NCAA Rankings
      • Tied for 37th in rebounds per game (10.0)
      • Tied for 29th in double doubles (14)
      • Tied for 34th in total rebounds (309)
      • Tied for 13th in offensive rebounds per game (4.0)
    • All-Time Single Season Individual Standings
      • Sits third all-time in a single-season with 309 rebounds
    • Freshman Rankings (UMKC)
      • First all-time in a single-season for a freshman with:
        • 309 Rebounds
        • 142 Field Goals Made
      • Second all-time in a single-season for a freshman with:
        • Total Points (346)
        • Field Goal Percentage (.530%)
        • Total Steals (46)
      • Seventh in scoring average for a freshman (11.2)
      • Fourth in free throws attempted as a freshman (105)
      • Tied for eighth all-time in free throws made (61)
    • Recorded a career-high 21 rebounds back on Feb. 23rd against Utah Valley
      • Two rebounds short of the single game record set by Stephanie Worthy during the ’85-86 season (23)
    • Tallied 18 games with 10 rebounds or more during the 2018-19 season


  • Emily Ivory
    • NCAA Rankings
      • Tied for 42nd in three point field goals made per game (2.7)
      • Tied for 39th in three point field goals made (84)
    • Broke the single game record in UMKC history for three point field goals made (8)
    • Led the WAC in three points field goals made per game (2.7)
    • Broke the UMKC all-time single season freshman record in three point field goals made (84)
    • Sits seventh all-time in team history for total points as a freshman (311)
    • Moved into second all-time in a single season for three point field goals made (84)
    • Ranks second all-time with 228 three point field goal attempts in a single season
    • Currently sits in the top 20 in points per game (10.0) in the WAC
    • Moved into the top five in three point field goal percentage in the WAC for the 2018-19 year (36.8)
    • Recorded seven or more three pointers in three games this year
    • Nailed five or more three pointers in five games in 2018-19


  • Kristen Moore
    • Became the 14th player in UMKC history to score 1000 points in a career during the Dec. 6th game at Missouri
    • Grabbed her 500th rebound back on Dec. 21st vs. Louisiana Tech
    • Career Rankings (UMKC)
      • Ranks sixth all-time in total points (1209)
      • Sits eighth all-time in total rebounds (604)
      • Tied for 10th all-time in field goals made (474)
      • Tied for 10th all-time in games played (118)
    • Tallied three double doubles on the season
    • Scored in double figures in 21 of the 31 games this year
    • Currently sits 12th in scoring (11.1) and 17th in rebounds per game (5.1) in the WAC standings


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