• Women's Basketball's Hannmann to Play in NEWBA Senior All-Star Team
    March 19, 2012
    South Hadley, MA --- WPI guard Lauren Hannmann has been selected to participate in this weekend’s New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) All-Senior game. The contest will be hosted by Western New England University on Saturday, March 24 at 1pm. Hannmann was second on the team this year in scoring (10.9 ppg) and rebounding (5.1 rpg) while topping the Engineers in 3-pointers made (37).
  • Women's Basketball Garners Most NEWMAC All-Academic Team Members
    March 01, 2012
    Babson Park, MA --- The WPI Women’s Basketball team had a conference-high five honorees named to the 2011-12 NEWMAC All-Academic team on Thursday, with seniors Lauren Hannmann and Baillie McNally, juniors Cindy Chelius and Theresa Logan and sophomore Sam Meyerhoff all receiving honors. It marks the third straight year Hannmann and McNally made the team, with Chelius and Logan receiving honors for the second straight year. Meyerhoff was a first-time selection in her first year of eligibility.
  • Logan Earns All-NEWMAC Women's Basketball Selection
    February 29, 2012
    Babson Park, MA --- WPI’s Theresa Logan was honored for her performance over the 2011-2012 season by the NEWMAC women's basketball coaches on Wednesday. Logan was named to the All-NEWMAC second team, giving the Engineers an all-conference selection for the ninth straight year. Logan led WPI and ranks ninth in the conference in points (12.0 ppg) and rebounding (6.6 rpg). The junior played a major role during the Engineers 6-1 run down the stretch to claim a NEWMAC Tournament bid.
  • WPI Weekly Athletics Update #22
    February 27, 2012
    Wrestling's Alex Freilich and Women's Basketball's Baillie McNally were named WPI Athletes of the Week. Freilich posted three victories on Saturday en route to a third place finish at the NEWA Championship. McNally was instrumental in helping the Engineers down Clark on Wednesday evening in the NEWMAC tournament by sinking eight free throws in the final 1:06 of play.
  • Magical Run for Women's Basketball Comes to an End in NEWMAC Semifinals
    February 25, 2012
    Babson Park, MA --- Second-seeded Smith reached the 20-win mark for the first time in program history as the Pioneers defeated sixth-seeded WPI, 70-51, in the semifinal round of the 2012 NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Tournament at Babson on Saturday afternoon. With just the second loss in their last nine games, the Engineers see their season come to a close with a record of 11-16. The Engineers received 10 points and seven rebounds from junior Theresa Logan.
  • Clutch Seniors Lead Women's Basketball Past Clark in NEWMAC Quarterfinal
    February 22, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- Baillie McNally drained all eight of her free throws attempts in the final 1:06 to help sixth-seeded WPI defeat third-seeded and host Clark 65-55 in a NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Tournament quarterfinal contest on Wednesday evening. With the win, the Engineers (11-15) advance to their seventh straight semifinals where they will meet second-seeded Smith on Saturday afternoon at 3pm at Babson.
  • Women's Basketball Earns NEWMAC Tournament Bid With Defeat of Coast Guard
    February 18, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- Dani Davis scored 16 points while dishing out five assists and adding four steals as WPI punched its ticket to the NEWMAC conference playoffs by defeating Coast Guard 79-44 on Saturday afternoon in NEWMAC women’s basketball action at Harrington Auditorium. The Engineers, who won six of their final seven games to tie Springfield for fifth in the 10-team loop, will be the sixth seed in next week’s tournament and will travel to third-seeded Clark in a quarterfinal contest on Wednesday at a time to be announced.
  • Women's Basketball Has Win Streak Snapped in Overtime at Smith
    February 15, 2012
    Northampton, MA --- The Smith College women's basketball team rallied to defeat visiting WPI 65-59 in overtime in NEWMAC action on Wednesday night. WPI dips to 9-15, and 7-10 in the NEWMAC. The Engineers are now tied for the sixth and final spot in the NEWMAC Tournament with Wheaton. WPI, who owns the tiebreaker due to its sweep over the Lyons, can get in the playoffs with either a win at over Coast Guard or a Wheaton loss at Mount Holyoke on Saturday.
  • Hard-Charging Women's Basketball Extends Win Streak to Five With Road Defeat of Wellesley
    February 11, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- The WPI Engineers used high-percentage shooting and solid rebounding to down Wellesley College 57-49 on Saturday afternoon at Keohane Sports Center. The Engineers shot 49% from the field while holding the Blue to 30%. The visitors also out-rebounded the hosts 36-26 in the key late-season match-up. WPI now stands 9-14 on the year, 7-9 in the NEWMAC and is a game up on Wheaton and MIT for the sixth and final spot in the NEWMAC Tournament with just two games to play.
  • Women's Basketball Pushes Winning Streak to Four in Victory Against Mount Holyoke
    February 08, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- Theresa Logan poured in 22 points and pulled in six rebounds to lead WPI to a 53-36 win over Mount Holyoke on Wednesday night in women’s basketball action at Harrington Auditorium. WPI, winners of four straight, move into a tie for the sixth and final NEWMAC Tournament berth with Wheaton, a 47-42 loser to Wellesley on Wednesday evening. The Engineers are now 8-14 overall and 6-9 in the NEWMAC while Mount Holyoke falls to 4-17 and 2-13 in conference.
  • Women's Basketball to Host Annual "Play4Kay" Game on Wednesday
    February 07, 2012
    The WPI Women's Basketball team will be hosting Mount Holyoke on Wednesday evening at 7pm in its annual "Play4Kay" game. Play4Kay, formerly known as Pink Zone, is an 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. Fans are encouraged to join the teams, event workers, pep band and cheerleaders in wearing pink to the game. The WPI athletic department will be asking for donations in lieu of the price of admission.
  • WPI Weekly Athletics Update #19
    February 06, 2012
    Women's Basketball's Theresa Logan and Men's Basketball's Matt Carr have been named WPI Athletes of the Week. Logan was instrumental in a pair of NEWMAC wins while posting a career-best 26 points and seven steals versus Wheaton and led the squad with nine rebounds at Springfield. Carr averaged 23 points in two games including 19 in the second half against Babson.
  • Women's Basketball Continues Hot Streak with Key Road Triumph at Springfield
    February 04, 2012
    Springfield, MA --- Senior Lauren Hannmann scored 18 points and freshman Dani Davis added 14 to lead their WPI women's basketball team to a 63-50 victory over Springfield College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference game this afternoon at SC's Blake Arena. With its third straight win, WPI raised its record to 7-10 overall, 5-9 in the NEWMAC. Springfield is now 11-10 overall, 7-7 in the conference.
  • Hannmann Repeats as First Team Capital One Academic All-District for Women's Basketball
    February 02, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- WPI Women's Basketball student-athlete Lauren Hannmann has been named to the Capital One Division III Academic All-District I team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (Co-SIDA). Hannmann earned first team honors in District I for the second year in a row and advances to the national ballot for All-America consideration. Hannmann, an all-NEWMAC performer last winter, has had a strong senior season.
  • Logan's Career Night Puts Women's Basketball Back in NEWMAC Playoff Chase
    February 01, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- Theresa Logan erupted for a career-best of 26 points and 7 steals to help host WPI climb back in the NEWMAC playoff hunt with a 57-47 triumph over Wheaton in a NEWMAC women's basketball matchup on Wednesday evening. The victory secured the season sweep for WPI (6-14, 4-9) over Wheaton (8-12, 6-7) for the second straight season and moves WPI to two games behind the Lyons for the sixth and final spot in the NEWMAC Tournament with five games left to play.
  • Davis, Logan and Defense Pace Women's Basketball in Home Win Against MIT
    January 28, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- Dani Davis registered her first career double-double and the WPI defense limited MIT to 16.9% shooting from the floor as the homestanding Engineers notched a 61-28 victory in NEWMAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon. With the win, WPI improves to 5-14 overall and 3-9 in conference play. MIT slips to 8-10 on the season and 4-8 in the NEWMAC. Davis totaled 11 points and gobbled up a career-best 10 rebounds for WPI while Logan led all scorers with 14 points.
  • TELEGRAM FEATURE: Athletes serving as role models for area kids (WBB's Logan Featured)
    January 25, 2012
    WPI junior Theresa Logan of Southboro, a forward on the women’s basketball team, has been matched with her Little Sister, 9-year-old Rebecca, a student at Elm Park Community School, for almost three years. “You have someone who looks up to you,” Logan said, “someone who depends on you. It’s very rewarding.” Logan has taken special pride in seeing Rebecca excel in math. The WPI women’s basketball team has been involved with BBBS since 2005 and a number of alums, coach Cherise Galasso said, have stayed in contact with their “Littles.”
  • Women's Basketball Knocked Off on the Road by Nationally-Ranked Babson
    January 25, 2012
    Babson Park, MA --- Babson senior captain Kathleen King became just the third player in program history to record 1,000 career rebounds as she helped lead the Beavers to an 82-32 victory over visiting WPI in NEWMAC women’s basketball action at Staake Gymnasium on Wednesday night. WPI was paced by sophomore Siena Mamayek, who scored a team-high seven points, junior Cindy Chelius who pulled down a team-best seven rebounds.
  • Clark Outlasts Women's Basketball Despite Game-High 23 Points from Hannmann
    January 21, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- Megan Grondin racked up a career-high 20 points go along with five rebounds as Clark defeated host WPI 57-53 in a NEWMAC women’s basketball cross-town matchup on Saturday afternoon at the Harrington Auditorium. With the win, Clark now holds an 11-6 record with a 7-3 mark in the NEWMAC while WPI falls to 4-13 with a 2-8 conference record. Hannmann led all scorers with 23 points with 16 of those coming in the second half. Kelly Morgan added nine points
  • Smith's Second Stanza Shooting Surge Sinks Women's Basketball
    January 18, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- Rosa Drummond led all scorers with 19 points to help Smith to a 74-57 win at WPI in NEWMAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at the Harrington Auditorium. The Pioneers of Smith climb to 11-4 with a 6-3 record in the NEWMAC while the Engineers of WPI fall to 4-12 with a 2-7 conference mark. Crimson and Gray rookie Amaia Gritsko had career-highs in points and rebounds with six each and three blocks.
  • Davis, Hannmann and Morgan Hit Double Figures in Women's Basketball's Loss to Wellesley
    January 14, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- Leslie Leong notched game-highs of 21 points and 14 rebounds and Morgyne Weaver came off the bench to add 16 points to propel Wellesley to a 58-51 road win over host WPI in a NEWMAC women’s basketball match-up on Saturday afternoon. Dani Davis paced the WPI attack with 12 points, seven rebounds, four steals and a pair of assists. WPI concludes a two-game home stand on Wednesday, hosting Smith at 7pm.
  • Women's Basketball to Host Annual Alumni Game on Saturday, January 28th
    January 13, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- WPI women’s basketball coach Cherise Galasso announced recently that the team’s annual Alumni Day will be on Saturday, January 28th. The festivities will begin at 11am with the Alumni Game followed by WPI hosting NEWMAC foe MIT at 2pm. For more information please contact Cherise Galasso by email at cgalasso@wpi.edu or by phone at 508-831-5063.
  • Hannmann and Logan Help Women's Basketball End Long Road Trip with OT Win
    January 11, 2012
    South Hadley, MA --- Led by junior Theresa Logan the WPI women's basketball team picked up a thrilling 63-59 overtime victory over NEWMAC foe Mount Holyoke College this evening at the Mildred S. Howard Gymnasium. The forward racked up 18 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots for the Engineers, who snapped a five-game slide. WPI broke a 56-56 deadlock with six consecutive points over a span of 2:10 down the stretch. Logan keyed the run with a pair of free throws and a jumper from the top of the key.
  • WPI Weekly Athletics Update #15
    January 09, 2012
    Women's Basketball's Cindy Chelius and Men's Basketball's Jaime Shannon have been named WPI Athletes of the Week. Chelius posted her first double-double of the season including a career-best 11 rebounds against Clark. Shannon poured in a team-best 18 points and blocked the potential game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to help WPI to a win over Babson.
  • Women's Basketball Nipped 55-54 in NEWMAC Road Contest at Coast Guard
    January 07, 2012
    New London, CT --- Freshman Jamie Waterman had a career-high 14 points and a game-high eight rebounds and Coast Guard used a 10-0 second half run and held off WPI 55-54 for its first NEWMAC win of the season. Junior Theresa Logan a had game-high 16 points and was the only player in double figures for the Engineers. WPI closes out a five-game stretch of contests away from Harrington Auditorium on Wednesday at 7pm at Mount Holyoke.
  • Chelius Posts Double-Double But Women's Basketball Falls at Clark
    January 04, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- Powered by a season-high 21 points and five rebounds from Ashleigh Condon, host Clark improved to 5-0 in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play with a 74-62 win over crosstown rival WPI on Wednesday evening. Cindy Chelius recorded the second double-double of her Engineer career with ten points and a career-high 11 rebounds. WPI hits the road Saturday for a tilt at Coast Guard.
  • Defending National Champion Amherst Tops Women's Basketball in Las Vegas
    December 29, 2011
    Las Vegas, NV --- The WPI women’s basketball team hung with top-ranked Amherst for the opening 11:30 Thursday afternoon but the defending national champions used huge runs to close the first half and to open the second stanza to defeat the Engineers 109-39. The game was played at the South Point Resort as part of the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada. The results drops WPI to 3-8 while Amherst, winners of 74 of its last 76 games overall, is 10-0 this season.
  • DeSales Too Much for Women's Basketball at D3hoops.com Classic
    December 28, 2011
    Las Vegas, NV --- Colleen Gavin scored a game-high 17 points while collecting ten rebounds and five steals in leading DeSales to a 69-61 win over WPI in Women’s Basketball action at the 2011 D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada on Wednesday. The Bulldogs of DeSales run their record to 6-5 on the season while the Engineers of WPI fall to 3-7. WPI was led by Dani Davis and Siena Mamayek who each scored 13 points for the Crimson and Gray
  • WPI Weekly Athletics Update #14
    December 12, 2011
    Men's Basketball's Marco Coppola and Women's Basketball's Lauren Hannmann have been named WPI Athletes of the Week. Coppola averaged 16 points, 4.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds and shot 48 percent from the floor in a 1-1 week for the Engineers. Hannmann narrowly missed a double-double to help WPI rally from a 12-point deficit at Wheaton and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds against Springfield at home on Saturday.
  • Late Layup Sinks Women's Basketball in 41-40 NEWMAC Loss to Springfield
    December 09, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Kelly Slattery hit a game-winning layup with 3.4 seconds left to lead Springfield to a 41-40 NEWMAC victory over host WPI on Friday evening at Harrington Auditorium. With the win, Springfield improves to 4-4 and 2-2 in league action, while the Engineers drops to 3-6 and 1-3 in the NEWMAC. Theresa Logan finished with a game-best 15 points and seven rebounds, nearly leading her team to a comeback win. Lauren Hannmann pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds with six points.
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