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Welcome to GCU Club Women’s Basketball

GCU Club Women’s Basketball provides students with the opportunity to compete in collegiate-level basketball, facing all different levels. The season consists of a 20-game schedule against in-state collegiate level programs, including vying for a postseason championship. In 2017-18, the Lopes steadily improved throughout the season, and culminated the year with a region title and a quarterfinals finish at the NIRSA National Championship.

This tremendous experience is an opportunity for GCU students to build team skills and lifelong relationships.

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GCU Club Women’s Basketball Schedules

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Day Date   Opponent/Details Location Time Score
Saturday 10/13/2018 vs Tohono O'odham Community College GCU (LPC) 4:00 PM 70-64 W
Saturday 10/27/2018 at Cochise College Douglas, AZ 4:00 PM TBA
Tuesday 10/30/2018 vs Scottsdale Community College GCU (LPC) 3:00 PM 44-51 L
Friday 11/02/2018 vs Chandler-Gilbert Community College GCU (LPC) 5:30 PM 55-46 L
Saturday 11/03/2018 at Pima Community College Tucson, AZ 4:00 PM 79-62 L
Monday 11/05/2018 at South Mountain Community College Phoenix, AZ 5:30 PM 60-57 L
Wednesday 11/07/2018 vs South Mountain Community College Antelope Gym 5:30 PM 59-92 L
Friday 11/09/2018 vs Glendale Community College GCU (LPC) 5:30 PM 60-48 W
Wednesday 11/14/2018 at Chandler-Gilbert Community College Chandler, AZ 5:30 PM TBA
Saturday 12/01/2018 vs Benedictine University GCU (LPC) 10:00 AM TBA
Tuesday 01/22/2019 vs Bella Vista College Prep GCU (LPC) 6:00 PM TBA
Saturday 01/26/2019 vs GCU Team 2 GCU (LPC) 10:00 AM TBA
Tuesday 01/29/2019 vs Arizona Christian University GCU (LPC) 6:00 PM TBA
Tuesday 02/05/2019 vs Arizona Christian University GCU (LPC) 6:00 PM TBA
Saturday 02/09/2019 vs Benedictine University GCU (LPC) 10:00 AM TBA
Tuesday 02/12/2019 vs Arizona Christian University GCU (LPC) 6:00 PM TBA
Tuesday 02/19/2019 vs Arizona Christian University GCU (LPC) 6:00 PM TBA
Tuesday 03/05/2019 vs Benedictine University GCU (LPC) 6:00 PM TBA
Friday 03/08/2019 NIRSA Regional Tournament University of California, Los Angeles NA TBA

Showing 2018-2019

Day Date   Opponent/Details Location Time Score
Saturday 12/01/2018 vs Arizona Christian University GCU (LPC) 10:00 AM TBA
Saturday 12/08/2018 vs Bella Vista College Prep GCU (LPC) 10:00 AM TBA
Tuesday 01/22/2019 vs Benedictine University GCU (LPC) 6:00 PM TBA
Saturday 02/02/2019 vs Arizona Christian University GCU (LPC) 10:00 AM TBA
Tuesday 02/05/2019 vs Benedictine University GCU (LPC) 6:00 PM TBA
Tuesday 02/12/2019 vs Bella Vista College Prep GCU (LPC) 6:00 PM TBA
Saturday 02/16/2019 vs GCU Team 1 GCU (LPC) 10:00 AM TBA
Saturday 02/23/2019 vs Bella Vista College Prep GCU (LPC) 10:00 AM TBA
Tuesday 02/26/2019 vs Benedictine University GCU (LPC) 6:00 PM TBA
Saturday 03/02/2019 vs GCU Team 1 GCU (LPC) 10:00 AM TBA
Tuesday 03/05/2019 vs Arizona Christian University GCU (LPC) 6:00 PM TBA

GCU Women’s Club Basketball Roster

  • Jenny Lee Albano
  • Daeja Banner
  • Regan Bervig
  • Litzy Cruz-Cortez
  • Lauren De Los Santos
  • Adrienne Graybill
  • Cassandra Ibarra
  • Samantha Ibarra
  • Jaiviana James
  • Paige Johnson
  • Hannah Kendall
  • Denia Lugo
  • Evelyn Ortiz
  • Alexis Rodriguez
  • Angela Shasha
  • Karlee Souve
  • Alisia Trejo
  • Jaycee Vick
  • Natalia Waldon
  • Megan Wall

GCU Club Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff

Kyle Speed

Head Coach
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Kyle Speed has been named the new head coach for the women’s club basketball for the 2018-19 academic school year. Speed is originally from Seattle, WA and graduated from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor’s in Sports Management and currently works as a university admissions counselor.

Speed has extensive player and coaching resume. He attended Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, KS from 2007-10. During his time at JCCC, Speed was selected as First Team All-Region and All-Jayhawk Conference Honorable Mention twice and was selected as Preseason National Junior College Athletic Association All-American. In the 2008-09 season, JCCC won the NJCAA National Championship. Speed ended his junior college career with a total of 876 points.

After his JUCO days, Speed joined Grand Canyon University men’s basketball team coached by Russ Pennell for the 2010-12 seasons. His first season with the Lopes, Speed led the PacWest in assistant/turnover ratio, ranked fourth in the nation and was named All-PacWest Conference Second Team. For the 2011-12 season, Speed was named All-PacWest Conference First Team and led the Lopes to the NCAA Division II Tournament.

Speed has previous experience in coaching and training high school, college and professional level with USA Basketball Gold certification. Last season, Speed was a part of the successfully GCU women’s club basketball team who won the NIRSA Regional title and reached the quarter finals of the NIRSA National Championship.

Speed looks to build off last season and win another title.