UMass Dartmouth Holds Off Women's BasketballBOSTON, Mass. – Led by a team-high 12 points from Colleen Moriarty and Erica Batchelder the Corsairs of UMass Dartmouth defeated women’s basketball by the final score of 56-47 Tuesday evening in the Clark Athletic Center in a Little East Conference contest.
Women’s Basketball Downs Plymouth State in OTPLYMOUTH, N.H. – Freshman center Kirsten Morrison (North Reading, Mass.) posted an impressive double-double with 22 points and 16 rebounds Saturday afternoon as women’s basketball outlasted Plymouth State University in overtime, 75-69, in a Little East Conference women’s basketball contest at Foley Gym.
Owls Fly Past Women's BasketballKEENE, N.H. – Led by Nikki Cote the Owls of Keene State College (13-5, 7-2 Little East) defeated women’s basketball (5-14, 2-7 Little East) by the final score of 75-33 Saturday afternoon at Spaulding Gymnasium in the final Little East Conference meeting of the season between the two squads.
Women's Basketball Falls to Southern Maine in Conference ActionBOSTON, Mass. – With four of the starting five finishing with 10 or more points the Huskies of the University of Southern Maine (12-4, 4-2 Little East) defeated women’s basketball (5-11, 2-4 Little East) by the final score of 83-60 Tuesday evening in the Clark Athletic Center.
Morrison Earns NEWBA Rookie of the Week HonorsBOSTON, Mass. – For the first time in her career, freshman center Kirsten Morrison (North Reading, Mass.) has been named the New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) Rookie of the Week, after helping the Beacons to back-to-back conference wins last week.
Morrison Pushes Women's Basketball to Conference Win over ECSUWILLIMANTIC, Conn. -- The University of Massachusetts Boston women's basketball team outscored Eastern Connecticut State University 15-3 over the final six minutes of the first half and went on to a 68-55 Little East Conference victory Saturday afternoon at Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium.
Bears Hold Off Women’s Basketball in Non-Conference ActionBRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Led by Jenna Williamson’s game-high 26 points the Bears of Bridgewater State University (8-5) managed to down women’s basketball (4-10) by the final score of 68-58 Thursday evening at Adrian Tinsley Center. The Bears combined to shoot 50% on the night to hold off a very hungry UMass Boston squad.
Women's Basketball Records First Conference Win of the SeasonBOSTON, Mass. – Led by a career-high 24 points from freshman Lauren Perra (Taunton, Mass.) women’s basketball (4-9, 1-3 Little East) notched their first conference win of the season as they defeated Plymouth State University (2-10, 0-4 Little East) by the final score of 64-43 Tuesday evening in the Clark Athletic Center.
RIC Defeats Women’s Basketball to Stay Unbeaten in Conference PlayPROVIDENCE, R.I. – Led by Cynthia Gaudet’s game-high 15 points, and Rachel Riley’s 11 rebounds and six blocks the Anchorwomen of Rhode Island College (9-2, 3-0 Little East) defeated women’s basketball (4-9, 0-3 Little East) by the final score of 60-37 Saturday afternoon at The Murray Center in Little East Conference action.
Westfield State Downs Women's Basketball in Non-Conference PlayWESTFIELD, Mass. – With three players finishing in double-figures the Owls of Westfield State University (5-6) defeated women’s basketball (2-7) by the final score of 54-37 Tuesday evening Woodward Center in the Beacons final regular season game of 2011.
Keene State Slips by Women's BasketballBOSTON, Mass. – With three players finishing in double-figures including a game-high 19 points from Courtney Cirillo, the Owls of Keene State College (6-1, 2-0 Little East) defeated women’s basketball (2-6, 0-2 Little East) by the final score of 65-51 Saturday afternoon in the Clark Athletic Center.
Mustangs Run Past Women's BasketballBOSTON, Mass. – Led by Jeileen Rivera’s double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds the Mustangs of Mount Ida College (5-3) defeated women’s basketball (2-5) by the final score of 62-43 Tuesday evening in the Clark Athletic Center.
Three from Basketball Earn Conference Weekly HonorsNORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Little East Conference has announced that senior men’s basketball player Isaac Jenkins (Pordenone, Italy) has been named the conference Player of the Week, while freshman Vinny DeLucia (Miami, Fl.) and Kirsten Morrison (North Reading, Mass.) have each been named Rookie of the Week for their respective teams.
Colonials Defeat Women's Basketball in Conference OpenerBOSTON, Mass. – Using a total team effort, which included 39 points from the bench, the Colonials of Western Connecticut State University (7-0, 1-0 Little East) defeated women’s basketball (2-4, 0-1 Little East) by the final score of 69-54 Saturday afternoon in the Clark Athletic Center.
Women's Basketball Dispatches Wheelock for First Road WinCHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Led by freshman forward Kirsten Morrison's (North Reading, Mass.) game-high 15 points, women's basketball (2-3) notched their first road win of the season as they defeated Wheelock College (0-5) by the final score of 73-19 Thursday evening at Brunelli Court.
Morrison Named Little East Rookie of the WeekNORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Freshman center Kirsten Morrison (North Reading, Mass.) earned her first Little East Conference Rookie of the Week honor for women’s basketball, after her standout performance in last week’s non-conference game against Fitchburg State University as announced by the conference office.
Fitchburg State Sneaks by Women's BasketballBOSTON, Mass. – Led by Amy Fahey’s 39 points, 22 of which were scored in the second half, the Falcons of Fitchburg State University (4-0) edged women’s basketball (1-3) by the final score of 76-72 Tuesday evening in the Clark Athletic Center.