Worcester, MA - Tournament MVP Meghan Pajonas (Bristol, MA) tallied a game-best 20 points to help host WPI win its first ECAC New England Division III Women's Basketball Championship since 1987 with a thrilling 58-57 victory over conference rival Wheaton on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Engineers (23-7) equaled their school record for wins in a season established during the 1995-96 season.
Worcester, MA - Meghan Pajonas (Bristol, MA) and Kaileen Selen (Worcester, MA) combined for 26 second half points to help second-seeded WPI rally from a 14-point halftime deficit to defeat visiting Endicott 59-48 in an ECAC New England Division III Women's Basketball Tournament semifinal game on Friday.
Worcester, MA - Second-seeded WPI held off a furious Nichols rally to post a 61-53 victory over the visiting seventh-seeded Bison in an ECAC New England Division III Women's Basketball Tournament first round contest on Wednesday evening. With the win, the Engineers (21-7) advance to Friday's semifinal where they will host third-seeded Endicott, a 58-42 winner over Castleton State in another first round game.
Worcester, MA - The top-seeded WPI women's basketball team defeated the fourth-seeded Wheaton College Lyons 52-44 in the NEWMAC semifinals at Harrington Auditorium to advance to their first-ever NEWMAC final.
Worcester, MA - The WPI women's basketball advanced to the NEWMAC Tournament semifinals for the fourth time in six years with a 54-28 win over visiting Smith on Wednesday evening. With the victory, the Engineers, the NEWMAC regular season champions, earn the right to host the semifinals and championship this weekend at Harrington Auditorium.
Worcester, MA - Lone WPI senior Meghan Pajonas (Bristol, CT) registered game-bests of 18 points and 10 rebounds to help the Engineers defeat visiting Wellesley 59-42 in NEWMAC women's basketball action on Senior Day on Saturday afternoon. With the victory, WPI wins its first ever NEWMAC regular season championship and earns the number one seed in next week's conference tournament.
Babson Park, MA - The visiting WPI Engineers recorded a 44-31 victory over host Babson College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest on Thursday night. With the win, WPI (17-6, 10-2) clinched at least a share of the NEWMAC regular season title for the first time since the conference's inception in 1998, while Babson fell to 11-13 overall and 7-5 in the league.
Norton, MA - The Wheaton College women's basketball team had the first opportunity at its inaugural New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) regular season championship denied by visiting Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) on Senior Day in Emerson Gymnasium, as the Engineers forged a tie atop the conference standings following their 55-50 victory Saturday afternoon.
Worcester, MA - Meghan Pajonas (Bristol, CT) tallied game-highs of 12 points, 11 rebounds and four steals to help WPI defeat visiting MIT 57-41 in NEWMAC women's basketball action on Wednesday evening. With the win, WPI ups its record to 15-6 on the season and 8-2 in league play. MIT is now 3-18 overall and 0-10 in NEWMAC action.
New London, CT - Meghan Pajonas (Bristol, CT) and Kaileen Selen (Worcester, MA) had 30 of WPI's 40 second half points leading the Engineers to a 60-52 win over Coast Guard in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game.
Worcester, MA - The Clark University women's basketball team extended its winning streak to four games with a 44-41 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over cross-town rival Worcester Polytechnic Institute at the Kneller Athletic Center on Wednesday evening.
Worcester, MA - Caitlin Macko's (Cromwell, CT) driving layup with 1:20 remaining gave WPI the lead for good in a 52-47 defensive-minded victory over Mount Holyoke in NEWMAC women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon. With the win, WPI, winners of five straight and ten of its last 11, improves to 13-5 on the season and 6-1 in conference play. The Lyons drop to 13-6 and 5-2 in league action.
Worcester, MA - The WPI women's basketball team forced a four-way tie for first place in the NEWMAC on Wednesday night, as the Engineers handed Babson its first conference loss in a 66-50 battle at Harrington Auditorium.
Wellesley, MA - Worcester Polytechnic Institute used aggressive defense and solid shooting to hand Wellesley College a 63-49 loss this evening at the Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse. The Engineers forced 22 Wellesley turnovers and held the Blue's offense to 35% from the floor, while WPI shot 46%, including four of six from three-point range. Wellesley drops to 3-11 (0-5 NWMAC). WPI improves to 10-5 (3-1).
Cambridge, MA - A pair of key runs in each half helped power WPI to a 66-45 victory over MIT in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's basketball game on Saturday. WPI's Meghan Pajonas finished the day with 23 points and 10 rebounds, after accumulating 17 points and seven boards in the opening period. Clara Yuan, Sharon Prange, and Amy Marshall each tallied 10 points for MIT.
Worcester, MA - Krystin's Hickey's (Manchester, NH) 3-pointer from the top of the key with 2:30 remaining gave visiting Wheaton College the lead for good, as it defeated WPI, 58-53, to snap the hosts' five-game winning streak in a NEWMAC contest at Harrington Auditorium on Thursday evening.
Worcester, MA - Emily Allietta (Sandwich, MA) netted a career-best 30 points to help the WPI women's basketball team won its fifth consecutive game with a 73-64 victory over visiting Springfield College in the first NEWMAC game of the season for both teams on Saturday afternoon.
Providence, RI - The Johnson & Wales University women's basketball team dropped a 64-49 decision against Worcester Polytechnic Institute in a non-conference game at the Harborside RAC on Thursday evening.
Worcester, MA - Host WPI utilized the offensive glass to its fullest as the Engineers defeated the Blazers 69-35 in the opening game of the 2006 WPI Invitational Women's Basketball Tournament at Harrington Auditorium on Saturday afternoon.
Worcester, MA - Meghan Pajonas (Bristol, CT) posted game-highs of 15 points, nine rebounds and five steals to help lead host WPI to a 50-36 non-conference victory over Emerson on Saturday afternoon. The victory snaps a three-game losing streak for WPI, who improves to 4-4 while Emerson drops to 4-3 on the season.
Waltham, MA - Junior guard Jaime Capra (Old Bridge, NJ) had 22 points and senior forward Caitlin Malcolm (Windsor Locks, CT) added 19 tonight as the Brandeis University women's basketball team defeated visiting WPI, 70-51, in Red Auerbach Arena.
Worcester, MA - Sophomore Whitney Coleman (Etiwanda, CA) made the second of two free throws with one second remaining in regulation to put Rensselaer ahead and the Red Hawks defeated WPI, 55-54. The win is the first of the season for RPI, which is now 1-3, while the Engineers fall to 3-3.
Worcester, MA - Fitchburg State rallied from an eight-point second half deficit to defeat host WPI 55-47 in non-conference women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons, winners of five straight, are now 5-1 on the young season while WPI drops to 3-2.
Newton, MA - Senior forward Meghan Pajonas (Bristol, CT) recorded 19 points, nine rebounds and five steals to spark the WPI women's basketball team to a 65-46 victory over non-conference foe Mount Ida College this evening at the Mount Ida Athletic Center. With the win, the Engineers improved to 3-1 on the year. Mount Ida dropped to 2-2.
Worcester, MA - WPI used a 21-0 run early in the first half to help defeat visiting Daniel Webster 70-30 in non-conference women's basketball action Tuesday evening. With the win, the Engineers improve to 2-1 on the young season while DWC drops to 0-1.
Dudley, MA -— Meghan Pajonas (Bristol, CT) tallied a team-high 13 points to help WPI rally for a 50-45 victory over Clark in the consolation game of the Worcester City Tournament hosted by Nichols. With the win, the Engineers improve to 1-1 while Clark dips to 0-2.