2012-13 Women's Basketball News

  • Harris Earns DI-AAA ADA Scholar-Athlete Recognition
    May 16, 2013
    Harris Earns DI-AAA ADA Scholar-Athlete Recognition CLEVELAND – UMBC women’s basketball’s senior guard Raven Harris (Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne/American) was one of 20 student-athletes honored in the 11th Annual Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar-Athlete Teams.
  • Stern Adds Three to Women’s Basketball 2012-13 Signing Class
    May 09, 2013
    Stern Adds Three to Women’s Basketball 2012-13 Signing Class BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball head coach Phil Stern announced the signing of three players to National Letters of Intent. Abbie Hein (Fridley, Minn./Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran (Wis.)), Amanda Hagaman (Manasquan, N.J./Manasquan) and Marissa Somerville (Leonardtown, Md./St. Mary’s Ryken) will join the Retrievers for the 2013-14 season.
  • Stern to Remain at the Helm of the Retrievers’ Women’s Basketball Program
    April 08, 2013
    Stern to Remain at the Helm of the Retrievers’ Women’s Basketball Program BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball head coach Phil Stern will remain with the Retrievers’ program, Dr. Charles Brown, director of athletics, announced on Monday.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Edged by Vermont in Conference Quarterfinals, 47-43
    March 08, 2013
    UMBC Women’s Basketball Edged by Vermont in Conference Quarterfinals, 47-43 ALBANY, N.Y. – Despite shooting its second-lowest percentage of the season (24.6 percent), the third-seeded UMBC women’s basketball tied Friday’s afternoon’s America East Championship Quarterfinal contest at 43 with 36 seconds to go, but Vermont’s Lauren Wheeler knocked down her only trey of the game to lead the sixth-seeded Catamounts to a 47-43 victory over the Retrievers at SEFCU Arena.
  • Harris Tabs a Pair of America East Postseason Honors for UMBC
    March 07, 2013
    Harris Tabs a Pair of America East Postseason Honors for UMBC ALBANY, N.Y. – UMBC women’s basketball senior guard Raven Harris (Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne/American) earned a pair of America East honors, being named to the All-Conference Second Team and tabbing a spot on the league’s all-defensive team, as announced by the conference office at the annual AEC banquet on Thursday night.
  • No. 3 UMBC Women’s Basketball Takes on No. 6 Vermont in America East Championship Quarterfinals
    March 07, 2013
    No. 3 UMBC Women’s Basketball Takes on No. 6 Vermont in America East Championship Quarterfinals BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball takes its second-highest ranking ever for the America East Championship to Albany, N.Y. on Friday, March 8 when the third-seeded Retrievers take on No. 6 Vermont at 2 p.m. inside of the SEFCU Arena for quarterfinal action.
  • Poor Shooting Dooms UMBC Women’s Basketball in Season Finale at Binghamton, 62-45; Retrievers Third Seed in AEC Tournament
    March 02, 2013
    Poor Shooting Dooms UMBC Women’s Basketball in Season Finale at Binghamton, 62-45; Retrievers Third Seed in AEC Tournament VESTAL, N.Y. – UMBC women’s basketball senior guard Kristin Coles (Charles Town, W.Va./Notre Dame Academy/American) tabbed her second double-double of the year, finishing with 14 points and 11 rebounds, but the Retrievers were unable to overcome shooting 25.9 percent (7-for-27) in the second half as Binghamton cruised to a 62-45 victory on Senior Night at the Events Center.
  • Women’s Basketball Travels to Binghamton for Regular Season Finale on ESPN3
    March 01, 2013
    Women’s Basketball Travels to Binghamton for Regular Season Finale on ESPN3 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball heads to Vestal, N.Y. on Saturday, March 2 to take on Binghamton in front of a national audience in its regular season finale. Both teams have still yet to decide their playoff seeding in the final weekend of America East action.
  • Women's Basketball Falls Shorts Against Hartford on Senior Night, 69-62
    February 27, 2013
    Women's Basketball Falls Shorts Against Hartford on Senior Night, 69-62 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball had four players finish in double-digit points, including a game-high from the Retrievers’ America East Player of the Game Brittany Crowell (Brandywine, Md./Gwynn Park/James Madison), but Hartford knocked down 50 percent of its shots in the second half en route to locking up the No. 2 seed in the America East Tournament with a 69-62 victory on Senior Night at the RAC Arena.
  • Harris and Cook Named Nominees for America East Basketball Fans’ Choice Players of the Year
    February 27, 2013
    Harris and Cook Named Nominees for America East Basketball Fans’ Choice Players of the Year CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC women’s basketball senior guard Raven Harris (Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne/American) and men’s basketball senior guard Ryan Cook (Laurel, Md./St. Vincent Pallotti/Chestnut Hill College) have each been nominated for the 2012-13 America East Fans’ Choice Players of the Year.
  • Women’s Basketball Hosts Hartford on Senior Night
    February 26, 2013
    Women’s Basketball Hosts Hartford on Senior Night BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball looks to solidify the third-seed in the America East Tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 27, when it welcomes Hartford to the RAC Arena for Senior Night.
  • Boston’s Hot Shooting Sinks UMBC Women’s Basketball, 72-51
    February 23, 2013
    Boston’s Hot Shooting Sinks UMBC Women’s Basketball, 72-51 BOSTON – UMBC women’s basketball senior guard Raven Harris (Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne/American) tabbed six takeaways to become the Retrievers’ single-season leader in steals and added a team-high 15 points, but it was not enough to stop a hot shooting afternoon for Boston University, as the Terriers went on to defeat UMBC, 72-51, in America East action at Case Gym.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Looks to Stay Red Hot at Boston
    February 22, 2013
    UMBC Women’s Basketball Looks to Stay Red Hot at Boston BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball seeks its season-best fourth straight victory on Saturday, Feb. 23, when it travels to Boston University to take on the Terriers.
  • UMBC Basketball Holds Off Stony Brook, 52-51
    February 20, 2013
    UMBC Basketball Holds Off Stony Brook, 52-51 STONY BROOK, N.Y. – UMBC women’s basketball senior guard Raven Harris (Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne/American) knocked down five-of-seven from beyond the arc en route to scoring a game-high 23 points to help the Retrievers hang on for a crucial 52-51 America East victory against Stony Brook on Wednesday afternoon at Pritchard Gym.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Travels to Stony Brook on Wednesday
    February 19, 2013
    UMBC Women’s Basketball Travels to Stony Brook on Wednesday BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball returns to action and looks for a season-best third straight victory, when it travels to Stony Brook, N.Y. to take on the Seawolves in America East action.
  • Coles and Harris Guide UMBC Past UNH in Play 4Kay Contest, 59-50
    February 13, 2013
    Coles and Harris Guide UMBC Past UNH in Play 4Kay Contest, 59-50 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball senior guard Kristin Coles (Charles Town, W.Va./Notre Dame Academy/American) shot a perfect six-for-six from the field and fell one rebound shy of her second straight double-double, finishing the contest with a season-high 16 points, to go with nine rebounds, as the Retrievers defeated New Hampshire, 59-50, picking up a key win in America East action on Wednesday night at the RAC Arena.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Hosts New Hampshire in Play 4Kay Game
    February 12, 2013
    UMBC Women’s Basketball Hosts New Hampshire in Play 4Kay Game BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball welcomes New Hampshire to the RAC Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 13, for its fifth annual Play 4Kay/Pink Zone contest – an event that helps raise money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund in support of breast cancer awareness and research.
  • Senior Guards Lead UMBC to Victory Against Vermont, 71-55
    February 09, 2013
    Senior Guards Lead UMBC to Victory Against Vermont, 71-55 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball had all three of its senior guards tally double-digit points, in addition to the Retrievers pouring in an America East season-high 28 free throws, as UMBC avenged last month’s three-point loss to Vermont, defeating the Catamounts, 71-55, on Saturday afternoon at the RAC Arena.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Opens Doubleheader Against Vermont
    February 08, 2013
    UMBC Women’s Basketball Opens Doubleheader Against Vermont BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball looks to avenge January’s three-point loss to Vermont on Saturday, Feb. 9, as the Retrievers open a UMBC-Vermont doubleheader at 1 p.m. inside the RAC Arena.
  • Poor Shooting Dooms UMBC Women’s Basketball at Albany, 85-41
    February 06, 2013
    Poor Shooting Dooms UMBC Women’s Basketball at Albany, 85-41 ALBANY, N.Y. – UMBC women’s basketball was unable to overcome poor shooting in the opening half, as Albany went on to defeat the Retrievers, 85-41, behind five double-digit scorers, in Wednesday night’s America East contest at SEFCU Arena.
  • UMBC Women's Basketball Travels to SEFCU Arena to Take on Red Hot Albany
    February 05, 2013
    UMBC Women's Basketball Travels to SEFCU Arena to Take on Red Hot Albany BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball heads to Albany on Wednesday, Feb. 6, looking to hand the Great Danes their first conference loss of the season.
  • Crowell And Harris Drop 20 Apiece in UMBC Victory at Maine, 86-79
    February 02, 2013
    Crowell And Harris Drop 20 Apiece in UMBC Victory at Maine, 86-79 ORONO, Maine – UMBC women’s basketball had four players score in double-digit points, including a pair of 20-point efforts from senior guard Brittany Crowell (Brandywine, Md./Gwynn Park/James Madison) and Raven Harris (Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne/American) in an 86-79 victory against Maine in America East action at Alfond Arena on Saturday afternoon.
  • UMBC Women's Basketball Starts the Second Half of Conference Play at Maine Saturday
    February 01, 2013
    UMBC Women's Basketball Starts the Second Half of Conference Play at Maine Saturday BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball looks to start off the second half of its America East slate on the right foot when it travels to Orono, Maine on Saturday, Feb. 2 to take on the Black Bears. Tip-off is set for noon at Alfond Arena.
  • Harris And UMBC Fall Short on Comeback Against Binghamton, 66-57
    January 30, 2013
    Harris And UMBC Fall Short on Comeback Against Binghamton, 66-57 BALTIMORE – UMBC senior guard Raven Harris (Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne/American) scored in double-digit points for the eighth-straight game, finishing with a career-high 24, but the Retrievers were unable to come back from a pair of Binghamton runs, falling to the Bearcats, 66-57, in Wednesday night’s America East contest at the RAC Arena.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Closes January Hosting Binghamton
    January 29, 2013
    UMBC Women’s Basketball Closes January Hosting Binghamton BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball closes out the month of January and the first half of its America East schedule on Wednesday, Jan. 30, when it welcomes Binghamton to the RAC Arena.
  • Boston’s Second Half Run Downs UMBC Women’s Basketball, 63-49
    January 26, 2013
    Boston’s Second Half Run Downs UMBC Women’s Basketball, 63-49 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball senior guard Brittany Crowell (Brandywine, Md./Gwynn Park/James Madison) led the Retrievers in scoring for the third-straight game to earn America East Player of the Game honors, while senior guard Raven Harris (Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne/American) notched double-digit points for the seventh consecutive game, but it was not enough as a 15-0 Boston run in the second half proved to be the difference as the Terriers picked up a 63-49 victory in Saturday afternoon’s America East contest at the RAC Arena.
  • UMBC Welcomes Boston to the RAC on Saturday
    January 25, 2013
    UMBC Welcomes Boston to the RAC on Saturday BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball looks to build off a 70-59 victory against Stony Brook when it continues its three-game homestand on Saturday against Boston University.
  • Crowell Guides Women's Basketball Past Stony Brook in Front of Record Crowd, 70-59
    January 23, 2013
    Crowell Guides Women's Basketball Past Stony Brook in Front of Record Crowd, 70-59 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball senior guard Brittany Crowell (Brandywine, Md./Gwynn Park/James Madison) matched a career-high and led the Retrievers’ four double-digit scorers with 25 points, as a record crowd of 2,905 poured into the RAC Arena for UMBC’s eighth annual Midday Madness.
  • UMBC Women's Basketball Hosts Stony Brook in Eighth Annual Midday Madness on ESPN3
    January 22, 2013
    UMBC Women's Basketball Hosts Stony Brook in Eighth Annual Midday Madness on ESPN3 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball looks to bounce back from a tough three-game road trip when it returns to the RAC Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 23 to host Stony Brook in the eighth annual Midday Madness. Tip is set for noon and will be broadcast live on ESPN3, with Leah Secondo and LaChina Robinson calling the action.
  • Women's Basketball Runs Out of Gas, Falls to Hartford, 51-44
    January 16, 2013
    Women's Basketball Runs Out of Gas, Falls to Hartford, 51-44 HARTFORD, Conn. – UMBC women’s basketball senior guard Brittany Crowell (Brandywine, Md./Gwynn Park/James Madison) scored 17 of her game-high 18 points in the second half, while junior center Dana Lewis (Brodhead, Wis./Brodhead) notched her first-career double-double, but Hartford outscored the Retrievers 20-7 over the final 7:00 to hang on for the 51-44 victory in Wednesday afternoon’s America East contest at Chase Arena.
  • Women's Basketball Closes Out Road Trip at Hartford on Wednesday
    January 15, 2013
    Women's Basketball Closes Out Road Trip at Hartford on Wednesday BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball concludes its three game road trip on Wednesday, Jan. 16 when it travels to Hartford. The Retrievers look for their first road win of the season and look to snap a two-game skid when they take on the Hawks at noon at Chase Arena.
  • Harris’ 22 points Falls Short of a UMBC Comeback at Vermont, 63-60
    January 12, 2013
    Harris’ 22 points Falls Short of a UMBC Comeback at Vermont, 63-60 BURLINGTON, Vt. – UMBC senior guard Raven Harris (Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne/American) did all she could to bring the Retrievers back from an 11-point second half deficit, but was unable to get the game tying shot off in time as UMBC fell 63-60 to Vermont in Saturday afternoon’s America East contest at Patrick Gymnasium.
  • Women’s Basketball Opens UMBC Versus Vermont Doubleheader
    January 11, 2013
    Women’s Basketball Opens UMBC Versus Vermont Doubleheader BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball travels to Vermont on Saturday, Jan. 12 for the first of two games that feature the Retrievers and the Catamounts in America East Conference action.
  • White Resets Career-Highs, UMBC Drops Heartbreaker at UNH, 63-62
    January 09, 2013
    White Resets Career-Highs, UMBC Drops Heartbreaker at UNH, 63-62 DURHAM, N.H. – UMBC received career-highs of 22 points and nine rebounds from sophomore guard Bria White (Silver Spring, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase/Longwood), but New Hampshire shot 60.9 percent from the floor in the second half to steal one away from the Retrievers, 63-62, in Wednesday night’s America East women’s basketball contest inside Lundholm Gym.
  • Women's Basketball Hits the Road to Take on New Hampshire
    January 08, 2013
    Women's Basketball Hits the Road to Take on New Hampshire BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball travels to New Hampshire on Wednesday, Jan. 9, for the first of three-straight road games.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Holds Off Maine, 54-50
    January 05, 2013
    UMBC Women’s Basketball Holds Off Maine, 54-50 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball sophomore guard Bria White (Silver Spring, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase/Longwood) scored 14 of her team-high 15 points in the second half, to help the Retrievers pick up their first conference victory of the season, a 54-50 win versus Maine in America East action on Saturday afternoon at the RAC Arena.
  • Women’s Basketball Hosts Maine on Saturday in Conference Action
    January 04, 2013
    Women’s Basketball Hosts Maine on Saturday in Conference Action BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball looks to get back to its winning ways, as the Retrievers play host to Maine in America East action on Saturday, Jan. 5.
  • UMBC Downed in League Opener by Defending Champion Albany, 87-33
    January 02, 2013
    UMBC Downed in League Opener by Defending Champion Albany, 87-33 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball shot 25 percent from the floor and scored a season-low 33 points against Albany in the America East opener on Wednesday night at the RAC Arena.
  • Women's Basketball Opens America East Action in Championship Rematch
    January 01, 2013
    Women's Basketball Opens America East Action in Championship Rematch BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s basketball opens league action on Wednesday, Jan. 2, when it takes on Albany in a rematch of the 2012 America East Championship Game. The Retrievers look to retaliate from a 69-61 loss to the Great Danes that punched Albany’s ticket into the NCAA Tournament last season.
  • Women's Basketball Falls to Host in Hawk Classic Championship, 79-38
    December 29, 2012
    Women's Basketball Falls to Host in Hawk Classic Championship, 79-38 PHILADELPHIA – UMBC women’s basketball senior guard Brittany Crowell (Brandywine, Md./Gwynn Park/James Madison) earned a spot on the Hawk Classic All-Tournament Team after leading the Retrievers in scoring in each of the two tournament games.
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