2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • Meghan Gilhool Selected to Play in NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic
    March 14, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 14, 2019) – Senior guard Meghan Gilhool (Montrose, Pa.) of the Western New England University women’s basketball team has been selected to participate in the New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) Senior All-Star Classic, the organization announced on Wednesday.
  • NCAA Tournament 1st Round Preview | Western New England at No. 4 Tufts
    March 01, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 1, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team is set to make the first NCAA Tournament appearance in program history on Friday night, when the Golden Bears take on No. 4 ranked Tufts University in first round action at Cousens Gymnasium at 7 p.m.
  • Western New England Falls to Tufts in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament, 70-44
    March 01, 2019
    MEDFORD, Mass. (March 1, 2019) – Making its first NCAA Tournament appearance in program history, the Western New England University women’s basketball team put up a tough fight before falling to No. 4 nationally ranked Tufts University, 70-44, in first round action on Friday night at Cousens Gymnasium.
  • Carlson Earns CCC Player of the Week Honors After Helping Lead Golden Bears to CCC Title
    February 25, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 25, 2019) – After helping lead the Western New England University women’s basketball team to its first Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) championship in program history, junior forward Courtney Carlson (Woodbury, Conn.) has been named the CCC Player of the Week for the second time in her career.
  • Western New England to Make Inaugural NCAA Tournament Appearance on Friday at No. 4 Tufts
    February 25, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 25, 2019) – The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) champion Western New England University women’s basketball team will make its inaugural appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament on Friday with a first-round matchup against host and No. 4 nationally ranked Tufts University at Cousens Gymnasium in Medford, Mass.
  • Western New England Defeats Endicott 69-55 to Capture First CCC Title
    February 23, 2019
    BEVERLY, Mass. (February 23, 2019) – The third-seeded Western New England University women’s basketball team outscored top-seeded Endicott College 19-10 in the fourth quarter to pull away and claim the program’s first Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) championship with a 69-55 victory over the Gulls in the title contest on Saturday afternoon at MacDonald Gymnasium.
  • Golden Bears Heading Back to CCC Title Game After Earning 67-59 Semifinal Win at UNE
    February 21, 2019
    BIDDEFORD, Maine (February 21, 2019) – The third-seeded Western New England University women’s basketball team is heading back to the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) championship game for the third time in the past four seasons after posting a 67-59 victory over second-seeded University of New England in the semifinal round on Thursday night at Harold Alfond Forum.
  • Late Scoring Run Fuels Western New England Over Salve Regina in CCC Quarterfinals, 64-52
    February 19, 2019
    Springfield, Mass. — The third-seeded Western New England University women's basketball team used a 17-6 run to put away No. 6 seed Salve Regina University in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) quarterfinals on Tuesday night at Alumni Health and Living Center.
  • Farrell & Orbann Named to All-CCC First Team
    February 18, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 18, 2019) – Junior guard Emily Farrell (New Fairfield, Conn.) and junior forward Meghan Orbann (East Hampton, Conn.) of the Western New England University women’s basketball team were both named All-Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) first team performers, the league office announced on Monday along with its major award winners and All-CCC selections.
  • Western New England Wraps Up Regular Season Slate with 62-46 Win over Roger Williams
    February 16, 2019
    BRISTOL, R.I. (February 16, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team wrapped up its regular season schedule with a 58-46 victory over Roger Williams University on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the RWU Campus Rec Center.
  • Western New England’s Streak Ends with 52-48 Loss to Endicott
    February 13, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 13, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team had its season-best seven-game winning streak brought to an end with a 52-48 loss to Endicott College on Wednesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Western New England Extends Winning Streak to Seven with 53-37 Win at Salve Regina
    February 05, 2019
    NEWPORT, R.I. (February 5, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team built a 19-point halftime lead and cruised to a 53-37 victory over Salve Regina University on Tuesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Rodgers Recreation Center.
  • Golden Bears Stifle Curry on Senior Day, 52-30
    February 02, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 2, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team used a stifling defensive performance to earn a 52-30 victory over Curry College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Western New England Defeats Nichols 59-35 for Fifth Straight Win
    January 30, 2019
    DUDLEY, Mass. (January 30, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team outscored Nichols College 24-8 in the third quarter on its way to a 59-35 victory over the Bison on Wednesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Nichols Athletic Center.
  • Emily Farrell Receives Third CCC Player of the Week Award
    January 28, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 28, 2019) – Junior guard Emily Farrell (New Fairfield, Conn.) of the Western New England University women’s basketball team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Player of the Week for the third time this season, the league office announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Fourth Quarter Surge Sends Golden Bears to 65-60 Road Victory over UNE
    January 26, 2019
    BIDDEFORD, Maine (January 26, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team erupted for 32 fourth quarter points as the Golden Bears earned a key 65-60 road victory over the University of New England on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Harold Alfond Forum.
  • Big Fourth Quarter Seals Western New England’s 67-57 Win over Eastern Connecticut
    January 24, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 24, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team shot 63.6 percent from the field in the fourth quarter to help seal a 67-57 victory over Eastern Connecticut State University on Thursday evening in non-conference action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Defense & Rebounding Help Golden Bears Earn 67-37 Win over Wentworth
    January 22, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 22, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team used strong defense and a dominant rebounding performance to earn a 67-37 victory over Wentworth Institute of Technology on Tuesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Big Runs Spark Golden Bears to 68-51 Win over Gordon
    January 19, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 19, 2019) – A pair of 10+ point runs to start the first and third quarters helped fuel Western New England University’s 68-51 victory over Gordon College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) women’s basketball action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.  
  • Golden Bears Fall on the Road at Curry, 58-52
    January 12, 2019
    MILTON, Mass. (January 12, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team was outscored by 14 points in the fourth quarter as Curry College rallied to earn a 58-52 win over the Golden Bears on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Katz Gymnasium.
  • Seahawks Edge Golden Bears, 51-50
    January 10, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 10, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team was edged by Salve Regina University, 51-50, on Thursday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Golden Bears Bounce Back with 56-33 Win over Nichols
    January 08, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 8, 2019) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team used a strong defensive effort to earn a 56-33 victory over Nichols College on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Balanced UNE Offense Leads Nor'easters Past Golden Bears, 63-54
    January 05, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Western New England University women's basketball team fell to the University of New England 63-54 in CCC play on Saturday afternoon at the Alumni Health and Living Center.
  • Western New England Suffers First CCC Loss at Endicott, 62-55
    January 03, 2019
    BEVERLY, Mass. (January 3, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team suffered its first Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) loss of the season with a 62-55 setback to Endicott College on Thursday evening at MacDonald Gymnasium.
  • Emily Farrell Honored as CCC Player of the Week for Second Time This Season
    December 10, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (December 10, 2018) – Junior guard Emily Farrell (New Fairfield, Conn.) of the Western New England University women’s basketball team has been recognized as the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Player of the Week for the second time this season, the league office announced on Monday morning.
  • Golden Bears Top MCLA 79-61 for Fifth Straight Win Heading into Break
    December 08, 2018
    NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (December 8, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team won its final game of the semester over the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, 79-61, on Saturday afternoon in non-conference action at Amsler Campus Center Gym.
  • Orbann's impressive double-double helps power Western New England past RPI, 69-54
    December 06, 2018
    Orbann pulls down a career-high 15 rebounds in non-conference victory.
  • Golden Bears Take Control Early En Route to 72-58 Win at Gordon
    December 04, 2018
    WENHAM, Mass. (December 4, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team established a 20-7 lead through one quarter and a 19-point advantage at halftime on its way to a 72-58 victory at Gordon College on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Bennett Center.
  • Big First Half Fuels Western New England’s 74-49 Win at Wentworth
    December 01, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. (December 1, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team opened up a 22-point halftime lead en route to a 74-49 victory over Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Tansey Gymnasium.
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