2007-08 Women's Basketball Weekly Release

  • Women's Basketball Weekly Release #15
    March 17, 2008
    HADLEY, Mass. - A pair of record-setting seasons came to a close over the weekend, as Amherst and Tufts both saw their runs in the 2008 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament come to an end. The Jeffs, the 2008 NESCAC Women’s Basketball Champions, finished the year with a program-best 27 victories, while the Jumbos earned a team-record 26 wins in 2007-08.
  • Women's Basketball Weekly Release #14
    March 10, 2008
    HADLEY, Mass. - Amherst and Tufts both picked up two wins during the first weekend of the 2008 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. The Jeffs, the 2008 NESCAC Women’s Basketball Champions, posted a 78-32 victory over Becker on Friday, followed by a 61-60 victory against fellow NESCAC squad Bowdoin on Saturday. Over in Newburgh, N.Y., Tufts picked up a pair of wins, defeating Wheaton 71-67 on Friday followed by host Mt. Saint Mary 54-38 on Saturday.
  • Women's Basketball Weekly Release #13
    March 03, 2008
    HADLEY, Mass. - Amherst senior guard Shaina Pollack (Great Neck, N.Y.) has been named NESCAC Player of the Week for March 3, 2008. Pollack helped the Jeffs win the 2008 NESCAC Women’s Basketball Championship, the first NESCAC title in program history for Amherst by averaging 20.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists during the final rounds of the tournament.
  • Women's Basketball Weekly Release #12
    February 25, 2008
    HADLEY, Mass. - Bowdoin first year guard Katie Bergeron (Bradley, Maine) earned NESCAC Player of the Week honors for Feb. 25, 2008. Bergeron was the driving force behind the Polar Bears’ victory over Bates in the quarterfinals of the 2008 NESCAC Women’s Basketball Championship this past weekend. Bergeron scored a career-high 24 points, going 7-for-11 from the field (.636) while tying the school record for three-pointers in a game with six.
  • Women's Basketball Weekly Release #11
    February 18, 2008
    HADLEY, Mass. - Tufts senior forward Khalilah Ummah (Litchfield, Maine) earned NESCAC Player of the Week honors for Feb. 18, 2008. Ummah had a big weekend for the Jumbos against Bowdoin and Colby, averaging 18.5 points and 15.5 rebounds while shooting an impressive 64.3 percent from the floor (18- for-28). During Friday’s 83-56 win over Bowdoin, the first win for the Jumbos over the Polar Bears since December of 1994, Ummah had a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds.
  • Women's Basketball Weekly Release #10
    February 11, 2008
    HADLEY, Mass. - Williams first year forward Taylor Shea (Allendale, N.J.) came away with NESCAC Player of the Week honors for Feb. 11, 2008. Shea averaged 14.5 points and 10.0 rebounds during a 1-1 week for the Ephs. Shea is third among conference rookies in scoring this season, averaging 11.5 points through 22 games.
  • Women's Basketball Weekly Release #9
    February 04, 2008
    HADLEY, Mass. - Bowdoin junior forward Jill Anelauskas (Medfield, Mass.) was named NESCAC Player of the Week for Feb. 4, 2008. Anelauskas led the Polar Bears in scoring during a pair of key NESCAC victories over Trinity and Amherst last week, averaging 18.5 points and 9.5 rebounds while hitting 52 percent (13-for-25) of her shots and 82 percent (9-for-11) of her free throws. Saturday afternoon, Anelauskas poured in a season-high 23 points to go along with a career-high 17 rebounds during a 72-61 victory over the Jeffs that pushed the Polar Bears into first place in the NESCAC standings.
  • Women's Basketball Weekly Release #8
    January 28, 2008
    HADLEY, Mass. - Wesleyan senior forward Lucy Sprung (Wilmington, Vt.) earned NESCAC Player of the Week honors for Jan. 28, 2008. Sprung recorded three double-doubles last week as she averaged 19.3 points and 12.0 rebounds per game while shooting 61 percent (25-for-41) from the floor and 89 percent (8-for-9) from the line during a 2-1 week for the Cardinals.
  • Women's Basketball Weekly Release #7
    January 21, 2008
    HADLEY, Mass. - Bowdoin sophomore forward Caitlin Hynes (Owl's Head, Maine) came away with NESCAC Player of the Week honors for Jan. 21, 2008. Hynes averaged 16.7 points and 5.3 rebounds during a 3-0 week for the Polar Bears, shooting an impressive 60.7 percent (17-for-28) from the field and hitting all three of her three-point attempts while blocking six shots.
  • Women's Basketball Weekly Release #6
    January 14, 2008
    HADLEY, Mass. - Colby senior forward Katie McCabe (Watertown, Conn.) was named NESCAC Player of the Week for Jan. 14, 2008. McCabe averaged 18.0 points, 10.5 rebounds, and 2.5 assists and steals during a 2-0 week for the Mules. During Wednesday’s victory over Gordon, McCabe had 21 points to eclipse the 1,000-point mark for her career.