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Home Season Begins Sunday for Women's Basketball

Nov. 11, 2017

Navy Women's Basketball Game Notes

Game Information
Rider (0-1) at Navy (1-0)
Sunday, November 12 • 4 p.m.
Alumni Hall • Annapolis, Md.

Multimedia Information
Live Video Stream
Live Statistics

The Game
Navy begins its home slate by playing host to Rider Sunday at 4 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Links for free live statistics and a free live video stream via the Patriot League Network can be found at

Navy Update
Navy opened its 2017-18 campaign with a 77-70 victory Friday night at Marist.

Rider Update
Rider posted an overall record of 24-9 a year ago and placed second in the MAAC with a 16-4 record. The Broncs reached the title game of the MAAC Tournament and garnered a berth into the WNIT. Rider fell to Virginia Tech, 76-62, in the first round of the event. The team was tabbed to place sixth in the MAAC this year. The Broncs will open their 2017-18 season by playing four-straight Patriot League teams: Nov. 10 vs. Bucknell, Nov. 12 at Navy, Nov. 18 vs. Holy Cross, Nov. 21 at Lafayette. In the first such game, the Broncs lost a 76-71 decision to the Bison.

The Series
Navy holds a 3-0 record in the all-time series with Rider. Sunday’s game will be nearly 10 years to the day of the first meeting between the teams (Nov. 18, 2007). The teams most recently met four years ago when the Mids defeated the Broncs 75-64 in a game played as part of the Navy Classic.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth online in advance of the game at The Alumni Hall Ticket Office will open one hour prior to the start of the game.

USNA Vehicle Access
Vehicle access to the U.S. Naval Academy is limited to those with a Department of Defense identification card. It is suggested that fans park and ride the free shuttle bus to and from the game. Shuttle bus service will begin one hour prior to tip. Note that a government issued identification card must be carried and presented by visitors ages 18 and older to the USNA prior to being allowed onto The Yard.



Game Promotions
Billy the Kid Club Game: The Mighty Mids are invited to the game for FREE admission. All family and friends of Billy the Kid Club members can purchase tickets for $5.

The Last Meeting
November 30, 2013
Annapolis, Md.
Mids Run Past Rider in Second Half for Win
The Navy women's basketball team scored points on each of its first seven possessions of the second half to ignite a 23-9 run and lead to the Mids posting a 75-64 victory over Rider Saturday night at Alumni Hall in Annapolis. The win served as the finale of the Navy Classic and came one day after the Mids had posted an 81-61 win over Brown.

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