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Laksa drafted by WNBA’s Storm

It may have happened a year later than initially planned, but Kitija Laksa is headed to the WNBA — and as a first rounder, to boot. The former USF standout was selected with the 11th overall pick by the Seattle Storm in Friday night’s WNBA Draft, which was conducted virtually […]

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NOTEBOOK: Laksa announces departure from USF

Kitija Laksa waves to the crowd on Senior Night at the Yuengling Center. Laksa announced her departure from the program instead of seeking a medical redshirt Thursday. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB USF women’s basketball wing Kitija Laksa announced her departure from the program Thursday. The now-former Bulls star was eligible for a […]

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OPINION: Kitija Laksa’s future at USF — Point/Counterpoint

Kitija Laksa waves to the crowd on senior night at the Yuengling Center. Laksa announced March 31 she will not be enterting this year's WNBA Draft, however her future at USF remains unknown. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB After tearing her ACL and meniscus in the third game of the 2018-19 season, USF […]

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Laksa makes draft decision, but future at USF still unclear

Kitija Laksa waves to the crowd on senior night at the Yuengling Center. Laksa announced Sunday she will not be enterting this year's WNBA Draft, however her future at USF remains unknown. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB Not much had been known about USF women’s basketball star Kitija Laksa’s future heading into Sunday. […]

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Ferreira returns on senior night as Bulls scare Huskies

Senior Laura Ferreira and Vice President of Athletics Michael Kelly embrace before USF's game against No. 2 UConn on Monday at the Yuengling Center. Also present are coach Jose Fernandez (left) and USF President Judy Genshaft. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB It was a senior night for the ages Monday night at the […]

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10 present-day predictions for USF Athletics Hall of Fame

Kitija Laksa (left) and Jose Fernandez are two present-day eventual USF Hall of Famers. Special to the Oracle/GOUSFBULLS USF Athletics announced last week it will be inducting a new class into its Hall of Fame, the first since 2013. One of the stipulations for induction requires four years of separation […]

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Laksa suffers season-ending injury

After an MRI, USF announced Kitija Laksa would have her 2018-19 season cut short due to a torn ACL and meniscus. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GOUSFBULLS USF women’s basketball announced Friday senior Kitija Laksa will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season due to a knee injury sustained during the third quarter […]

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USF dominates Bethune-Cookman 88-39, Laksa leaves game with injury

Coach Jose Fernandez goes over the Bulls' gameplan one last time just a few seconds before the game starts. ORACLE PHOTO/SAM NEWLON No. 21 USF women's basketball won in dominant fashion Thursday night, beating Bethune-Cookman 88-39. Even though they won, the Bulls may have suffered a loss to one of their […]

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No. 22 USF dominates Albany in home opener

Coach Jose Fernandez and the No. 22 USF women's basketball team routed the UNiversity at Albany 74-37 in its home opener Friday.  SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GOUSFBULLS No. 22 USF women's basketball was heavily favored in its home opener against the University at Albany on Friday night, but coach Jose Fernandez […]