Women’s basketball head coach Phil Stern was chosen as one of 36 coaches to attend the Center for Coaching Excellence seminar put on by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) on the campus of Columbia University.
Women’s basketball has added a pair of transfers to its 2014-15 roster as Maryland high school standouts Pandora Wilson (Gaithersburg, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) and Infiniti Alston (Baltimore, Md./Digital Harbor) will join the Retrievers, as announced by head coach Phil Stern.
Former UMBC standout Raven Harris was named to the 2014 class that will travel to the Final Four this weekend to participate in the 12th annual Women’s Basketball Coaches Association “So You Want To Be A Coach” program.
Women’s basketball’s freshman forward and America East Rookie of the Year Sara Tarbert registered her sixth double-double of the season and helped the seventh-seeded Retrievers to outscore the Seawolves, 34-28, in the second half, but it was not enough to overcome UMBC’s tough opening period, as second-seeded Stony Brook picked up the 61-49 victory in the America East Quarterfinals Friday afternoon at SEFCU Arena.
UMBC women’s basketball freshman forward Sara Tarbert received a top-honor at the conference’s annual award banquet on Thursday night on the campus of University at Albany, being named the America East Rookie of the Year, in addition to earning All-Conference Third Team recognition and a spot on the All-Rookie Team.
The seventh-seeded UMBC women’s basketball team opens its 11th America East Championships on Friday, March 7 when it takes No. 2 Stony Brook in quarterfinal action. Tip-off is set for noon at SEFCU Arena, broadcast live on ESPN3, with Eric Frede and Vera Jones on the call.
Women’s basketball’s freshman guard Taylor McCarley registered the program’s first-ever triple-double en route to the Retrievers picking up a dramatic 66-60 double overtime victory at Binghamton in Saturday afternoon’s regular-season finale at the Events Center.
UMBC women’s basketball battles for the seventh seed in the America East Championship on Saturday, March 1 when it travels to Binghamton for its regular-season finale. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. at the Events Center, with all the live action available at AmericaEast.tv.
UMBC women’s basketball freshman forward Sara Tarbert and men’s basketball freshman guard Rodney Elliott were nominated for the 2013-14 America East Basketball Fans’ Choice Players of the Year, as announced by the league office on Wednesday.
Women’s basketball freshmen Sara Tarbert and Taylor McCarley combined for 40 of the Retrievers’ points in Saturday afternoon’s America East matchup at the Chase Family Arena, but Hartford used a school-record 16 three-point field goals to defeat the Retrievers, 80-64.
Women’s basketball jumps back on the road for the final two games of the season, starting with a matchup at Hartford on Saturday, Feb. 22. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. inside Chase Family Arena, with all the live action available, free of charge, on the America East digital network.
UMBC women’s basketball shot 50 percent for the third straight games, but the Retrievers took just 34 shots in game after turning the ball over to Stony Brook 28 times in a 72-51 loss in the black and gold’s annual Play4Kay contest at the RAC Arena on Wednesday night.
UMBC women’s basketball concludes its regular-season home slate on Wednesday, Feb. 19 when it welcomes Stony Brook for its annual Play4Kay contest. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the RAC Arena, with all the live action available at UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network. Donations for Play4Kay can be made on UMBCRetrievers.com.
UMBC women’s basketball shot a season-best 56.1 percent and had five players score in double-figures en route to scoring a season-best 77 points in a 77-62 victory versus Vermont in America East action on Sunday afternoon at the RAC Arena.
UMBC women’s basketball continues its homestand with a Sunday matchup against Vermont at the RAC Arena. Tip-off is set for noon, with all the live action available on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.
UMBC women’s basketball’s freshman forward Sara Tarbert scored 23 points as the Retrievers gave Albany all it could handle, but a 14-2 second-half run lifted the Great Danes past the black and gold, 56-46, in Tuesday night’s America East matchup at the RAC Arena.
UMBC women’s basketball’s freshman forward Sara Tarbert notched her fourth double-double of the season, but UMass Lowell tabbed a 16-2 run over the final 5:09 to pick up the 59-51 victory in America East action on Saturday afternoon at Costello Athletic Center.
UMBC women’s basketball continues its road weekend on Saturday, Feb. 8 when it travels to UMass Lowell to take on the River Hawks. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. inside Costello Athletic Gymnasium, with all the live action available free of charge on the America East digital network.
UMBC women’s basketball held New Hampshire to 13 first-half points, but the Wildcats outscored the Retrievers 33-17 in the second half en route to a 46-35 victory in America East action on Thursday night at Lundholm Gymnasium.
UMBC women’s basketball’s freshman forward Sara Tarbert notched her second 20-point effort in the last four games in Saturday afternoon’s America East matchup against Maine, but the Black Bears matched a program-record with 14 three-point field goals to defeat the Retrievers, 61-48.
UMBC freshman forward Amanda Hagaman reached double-digit points for the second straight game and scored a season-best 11 points, but the Retrievers turned the ball over 23 times and allowed 19 offensive rebounds against defending league champion Albany.
UMBC freshman forward Sara Tarbert shot 58.3 percent from the floor last week to lead the Retrievers in scoring and notch UMBC’s third consecutive America East Rookie of the Week honor, as announced by the conference office on Monday.