Babson Park, MA --- Three WPI women's basketball student-athletes have been named to the 2007-08 NEWMAC Women's Basketball All-Academic team. The Engineers were tied for the second most in the conference with Clark while Babson had the most with four athletes. Amber Dangelo, Natasha Deschene and Rachel Salvatori were selected to the team.
Worcester, MA --- WPI's Kaileen Selen has been selected first team All-NEWMAC after voting by the conference's women's basketball coaches today. The sophomore averaged a team-best 12.5 points while leading head coach Cherise Galasso's squad to the NEWMAC Tournament semifinals for the third time in four years.
Norton, MA --- The Wheaton College women's basketball team advanced to its first New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament championship game and initial league title contest in 13 years Saturday, as the top-seeded Lyons defeated fourth seed WPI, 59-53 in a semifinal contest at Emerson Gymnasium.
Worcester, MA --- Kate Maki equaled her career-high with 13 points, including four 3-pointers, to help lift fourth-seeded WPI to a 50-41 victory over fifth-seeded Babson in a NEWMAC Tournament first round contest on Wednesday. With the win, WPI (15-9) reaches the semifinals for the third straight year and will face top-seed and host Wheaton at 1pm on Saturday.
Worcester, MA --- Serena Dubois tallied a game-high 17 points and Kaileen Selen registered a double-double to help lift WPI to a 58-44 victory over visiting MIT on Saturday afternoon. Dubois canned 8-of-11 shots from the floor and added seven boards on the day while Selen poured in 14 points and grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds.
Babson Park, MA --- WPI's Elle Fontaine knocked down a foul-line jumper to give her team the lead with 52 seconds left to help the Engineers claim a 59-55 victory over host Babson in NEWMAC women's basketball contest on Wednesday evening. With the win, WPI (13-9, 8-4) officially secured a first-round home game in next week's conference tournament.
Worcester, MA --- The Wheaton College womens basketball team took over sole possession of first place with a 60-44 NEWMAC victory over WPI at Harrington Auditorium on Saturday afternoon. The Lyons, now lead Coast Guard, who dropped a 70-56 decision at Babson, by one game with two conference contests remaining.
Worcester, MA --- The WPI basketball teams will be taking part in "Think Pink" during their home doubleheader on Saturday, February 16th. The women's team will be hosting Wheaton at 1pm while the men entertain MIT at 3pm. The Think Pink initiative is a global, unified effort for the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's nation of coaches to assist in raising breast cancer awareness on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond.
Northampton, MA --- Visting WPI defeated Smith 72-44 this afternoon in a NEWMAC match-up. With the victory, the Engineers improved to 12-8 overall and 7-3 in conference play while Smith fell to 4-15 overall and 2-8 in the NEWMAC. Kaileen Selen scored a team and game-high 15 points while Elle Fontaine and Serena Dubois tallied 14 and 11 points respectively for WPI.
Worcester, MA --- Freshman Elle Fontaine came off the bench to tally a team-best 16 points to help WPI to a hard-fought 56-46 victory over visiting Wellesley in NEWMAC women's basketball action on Wednesday night. With their third straight win, the Engineers up their record to 11-8 overall and 6-3 in conference play.
South Hadley MA --- Sophomore forward Serena Dubois notched a double-double on 11 points and ten rebounds to help the WPI women's basketball team to a 63-42 victory over Mount Holyoke College this afternoon in NEWMAC action at the Mildred Howard Gymnasium. With the win, the Engineers avenged last season's league championship game loss versus Mount Holyoke.
Worcester, MA --- Sophomore Kaileen Selen tallied a game-high 16 points and added an eye-popping 11 steals to lift WPI to a key 64-52 victory over visiting Babson in NEWMAC womens basketball action Wednesday evening. WPI improves to 9-8 on the year and 4-3 in conference play while Babson dips to 8-10 overall and 3-4 in NEWMAC action.
Springfield, MA --- Liz Brosseau scored 16 points and Lauren O'Connor added 15 to lead the Springfield College women's basketball team to a 56-50 victory over Worcester Polytechnic Institute this afternoon in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference game at James Naismith Court at Blake Arena.
Cambridge, MA --- A 19-2 run by WPI during the last six minutes of the first half proved to be the difference as it cruised to a 65-42 victory over MIT in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's basketball game. The, orginally scheduled for Worcester, was shifted to MIT due to a flood at WPI's Harrington Auditorium.
Worcester, MA --- Kaileen Selen (Worcester, MA) equaled her career-high with 23 points to lift WPI to a hard-fought 58-50 victory over Clark Saturday afternoon in NEWMAC women's basketball action. With the win, WPI evens its record at 7-7 and 2-2 in the NEWMAC while Clark falls to 6-8 overall while also leveling its record in the league at 2-2.
Norton, MA --- Krystin Hickey's (Manchester, NH) reverse left-handed bank shot from the middle of the key with 2.3 seconds remaining pushed the Wheaton College women's basketball team to a 70-68 victory over WPI during a frantic finish Wednesday night in Emerson Gymnasium.
Wellesley, MA Despite Julia Thomas's (Concord, CA) fourth consecutive double-double, Wellesley fell to Worcester Polytechnic Institute 64-49. The loss drops the Blue to 4-9 overall, 0-2 in NEWMAC competition. WPI evens its record at 6-6, 1-1 in conference play.
Worcester, MA - Melissa Martinelli (Vero Beach, CA) and Natalie Moyer (Oklahoma City, OK) combined for 31 points to help Coast Guard defeated host WPI 55-43 in the NEWMAC conference opener for both squads on Wednesday evening. Coast Guard (8-2, 1-0) is off to its best start in school history while WPI drops to 5-6 overall and 0-1 in conference play.
Bennington, VT --- The WPI defense limited Southern Vermont to 15.6% shooting from the floor in a 50-28 road victory Sunday afternoon in non-conference womens basketball action. The Crimson and Gray, who have won four of five contests, even their record at 5-5 while the Mountaineers fall to 0-9.
Worcester, MA --- There are certainly no shortage of ways to enjoy the WPI mens and womens basketball doubleheader on Thursday evening. There will be no admission charged as well as an internet audio broadcast and live stats on the redesigned WPI Athletics Website.
Worcester, MA --- WPI scored the first 14 points of the game and never trailed in a 64-47 win over visiting Johnson & Wales in non-conference women's basketball action on Thursday evening. The Engineers, winners of three of their last four games, improve to 4-6 while Johnson and Wales slips to 2-7 on the season.
Alyssa Sapp (Hartford, VT) and Michelle Boudreau (Readsboro, VT) shared game-high scoring honors with 12 points each to help Keene State defeat WPI 52-41 Monday afternoon in the championship game of the eighth annual WPI Invitational presented by Hilton Garden Inn. With the victory, the Owls up their record to 5-4 while WPI falls to 3-5.
Freshman Angie Owens (Seaford, DE) had a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Wesley College to a 70-55 victory over Curry College in the consolation game of the WPI Holiday Invitational presented by Hilton Garden Inn at Harrington Auditorium on Monday afternoon. Wesley evens up at 5-5, while Curry drops to 3-6 overall.
Worcester, MA --- Sophomore Serena Dubois (Bangor, ME) had a career-high 18 points and tied a career-best 15 rebounds to lead the WPI women's basketball team to a 68-54 victory over Wesley College in the opening game of the eighth annual WPI Invitational presented by Hilton Garden Inn.
Worcester, MA --- Sophomore Nicole Simmler (Oxford, MA) scored a career-high 22 points to lead the Keene State College women's basketball team to an 82-61 victory over Curry College in the second game of the eighth annual WPI Invitational presented by Hilton Garden Inn.
Boston, MA --- Caitlin Macko (Cromwell, CT) hit a free throw with two seconds remaining to seal a 48-44 victory for WPI (2-4) over Emerson College (3-3) in a non-conference contest. The Engineers had seen a seven-point lead evaporate to 47-44 on a lay-up by Kathy Andrade (Hull, MA) with nine seconds remaining.
Worcester, MA --- Cassidy Dadaos (Healdsburg, CA) and Lauren Orlando (Peabody, MA) combined for 22 points to help visiting Brandeis defeat WPI 53-47 in non conference womens basketball action Tuesday evening. The Judges are now 5-2 while the Engineers dip to 1-4.
Fitchburg, MA --- Senior forward Diana Doyle (Springfield, MA) netted a team-best 22 points to lead the Fitchburg State College to a 66-60 victory over WPI in a non-conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Fitchburg State College's Recreation Center.
Middletown, CT --- In a game that featured eight first-half ties and no more than a five-point differential throughout the second half, Wesleyan hung on for a 57-55 victory over visiting WPI. Junior Ali Fourney (East Northport, NY) hit the key basket for Wesleyan, nailing a three-pointer with 3:10 left to break a 48-48 tie (the 12th tie of the contest), putting the Cardinals ahead for good, 51-48.
Worcester, MA - Tournament MVP Sarah Roderigue (Oakland, Maine) put up 21 points to send the Clark University womens basketball team past Worcester Polytechnic Institute 57-47 to capture the 26th annual Worcester City Tip-Off Tournament Championship.