2017-18 Women's Basketball News

  • Golden Bears Extend Winning Streak to Five with 68-55 Victory over Eastern Nazarene
    January 20, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 20, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games with a 68-55 victory over Eastern Nazarene College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • NEPA Basketball: "Montrose Graduates Have Western New England Women Rolling"
    January 19, 2018
    January 18, 2018 - Meghan Gilhool had found many other ways to contribute to the Western New England women’s basketball team, but she had never scored in double figures when she took the floor Dec. 29 against Framingham State.
  • Golden Bears Outlast Gordon in Overtime for Chaszar’s 200th Career Victory
    January 18, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 18, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team outlasted Gordon College in overtime, 69-63, for head coach Nicole Chaszar’s 200th career victory on Thursday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • Dorothy O’Neill Earns First Career CCC Player of the Week Award
    January 16, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 16, 2018) – Senior guard Dorothy O’Neill (Staten Island, N.Y.) of the Western New England University women’s basketball team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Player of the Week for the first time in her career, the league office announced on Tuesday. 
  • Golden Bears Take Control Early in 83-57 Win over Wentworth
    January 16, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 16, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team built an 18-point halftime lead on its way to a 83-57 victory over the Wentworth Institute of Technology on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • Golden Bears Earn Road Victory at CCC-Leading UNE, 70-62
    January 13, 2018
    BIDDEFORD, Maine (January 13, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team surged past the University of New England late in the third quarter and held off the Nor’easters in the fourth to earn a 70-62 victory on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Harold Alfond Forum.
  • Golden Bears Grind Out 51-40 Win over Curry
    January 11, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 11, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team used a strong defensive performance to earn a 51-40 victory over Curry College on Thursday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • O’Neill Scores Career-High 33 Points, but Golden Bears Come Up Short at Endicott, 71-65
    January 09, 2018
    BEVERLY, Mass. (January 9, 2018) – Senior guard Dorothy O’Neill (Staten Island, N.Y.) scored a career-high 33 points, but the Western New England University women’s basketball team came up just short in a 71-65 loss to Endicott College on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at MacDonald Gymnasium. 
  • O’Neill Reaches 1,000-Point Milestone in Western New England’s 64-53 Victory at Nichols
    January 06, 2018
    DUDLEY, Mass. (January 6, 2018) – Senior guard Dorothy O’Neill (Staten Island, N.Y.) reached the 1,000-point milestone for her career as the Western New England University women’s basketball team posted a 64-53 victory over Nichols College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Nichols Athletic Center.  
  • Framingham State Tops Western New England on Buzzer Beater in Overtime, 90-89
    December 29, 2017
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 29, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team fell to Framingham State University 90-89 in overtime at the Land of Magic Classic on Friday evening at the Ocean Center. 
  • Golden Bears Fall to No. 18 Messiah at Land of Magic Classic
    December 28, 2017
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 28, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team dropped its opening game at the Land of Magic Classic to No. 18 ranked Messiah (Pa.) College, 70-40, on Thursday evening at the Ocean Center. 
  • Western New England Comes Through Late Again to Earn 75-72 Win at Emerson
    December 09, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. (December 9, 2017) – For the fourth straight game, the Western New England University women’s basketball team made clutch plays down the stretch to earn a 75-72 victory over Emerson College on Saturday afternoon in non-conference action at Brown & Plofker Gym. 
  • Golden Bears Edge Eastern Connecticut on Gilhool’s Layup in Final Seconds, 67-65
    December 07, 2017
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (December 7, 2017) – A layup by junior guard Meghan Gilhool (Montrose, Pa.) with three seconds remaining lifted the Western New England University women’s basketball team to a 67-65 victory over Eastern Connecticut State University on Thursday evening in non-conference action at Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium. 
  • Late Free Throw Lifts Golden Bears to 64-63 Victory at Eastern Nazarene
    December 05, 2017
    QUINCY, Mass. (December 5, 2017) – Sophomore forward Courtney Carlson (Woodbury, Conn.) made the go-ahead free throw with six seconds remaining and then blocked a three-point attempt at the buzzer as the Western New England University women’s basketball team secured a 64-63 victory over Eastern Nazarene College on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Lahue Physical Education Center. 
  • Western New England Starts Hot, Holds on Late to Earn 61-56 Victory over Salve Regina
    December 02, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (December 2, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team built a 14-point first quarter lead and held off a late charge by Salve Regina University to earn a 61-56 victory on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Roger Williams Pulls Away Late For 68-58 Win over Western New England
    November 29, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 29, 2017) – The Roger Williams University women’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to earn a 68-58 victory over Western New England University in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) opener for both teams on Wednesday evening at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Balanced Effort Helps Golden Bears Down Worcester State, 67-54
    November 21, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 21, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s basketball used a balanced all-around effort to earn a 67-54 victory over Worcester State University on Tuesday evening in non-conference action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center Gym. 
  • Golden Bears Bounce Back with 53-47 Victory over MCLA in Home Opener
    November 18, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 18, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), 53-47, on Saturday afternoon in the Golden Bears’ home opener at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • Golden Bears Drop Season Opener at Springfield College, 71-31
    November 15, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 15, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team dropped its 2017-18 season opener at crosstown rival Springfield College, 71-31, on Wednesday evening in non-conference action at Blake Arena. 
  • Western New England Picked Fourth in CCC Preseason Coaches’ Poll
    November 08, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 8, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team has been picked to finish fourth in the 2017-18 Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was released on Wednesday afternoon by the league office.