2014-15 Women's Basketball News

  • Stern Completes 2015-16 UMBC Women’s Basketball Roster With Two Additions
    June 15, 2015
    Stern Completes 2015-16 UMBC Women’s Basketball Roster With Two Additions UMBC Women’s Basketball Head Coach Phil Stern made two additions to the Retrievers’ squad with the addition of Grace Doane (Roanoke, Va./William Fleming) and transfer Brittani Burgess (White Plains, Md./St. Mary’s Ryken) to the 2015-16 roster.
  • UMBC Places Third in America East Commissioner’s Cup Race; Dignan, Wilson Earn Helping Hands Team Honors
    June 02, 2015
    UMBC Places Third in America East Commissioner’s Cup Race; Dignan, Wilson Earn Helping Hands Team Honors For the fifth time in the last seven years, the UMBC Retrievers placed third in the America East Conference Stuart P. Haskell, Jr. Commissioner’s Cup race. The league’s major awards were announced on Tuesday evening at the conference’s annual awards dinner on Mount Washington.
  • Stern Promotes Barker to UMBC Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach
    May 28, 2015
    Stern Promotes Barker to UMBC Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach UMBC Women’s Basketball Head Coach Phil Stern has announced the promotion of Chelsea Barker to assistant coach for the 2015-16 campaign. Barker served as the program’s Director of Basketball Operations this past season.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball’s Phil Stern Signs Extension
    May 19, 2015
    UMBC Women’s Basketball’s Phil Stern Signs Extension UMBC Women’s Basketball Head Coach Phil Stern has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the Retrievers through the 2018-19 season, as announced today by Director of Athletics Tim Hall.
  • Stern Signs Chiamaka for UMBC Women’s Basketball’s 2015-16 Season
    May 08, 2015
    Stern Signs Chiamaka for UMBC Women’s Basketball’s 2015-16 Season UMBC Women’s Basketball Head Coach Phil Stern has added junior college standout Chukwuma Chiamaka (Lagos, Nigeria/Eastern Arizona College) to the 2015-16 roster.
  • No. 6 UMBC Women’s Basketball Faces No. 2 Albany on Sunday for a Shot at the AEC Title
    March 08, 2015
    No. 6 UMBC Women’s Basketball Faces No. 2 Albany on Sunday for a Shot at the AEC Title UMBC women’s basketball looks to play off of the momentum of last night’s two-point victory when the Retrievers look to be the first sixth seed ever in the America East Championships to reach a title game. UMBC takes on No. 1 Albany in semifinal action on Sunday, March 8 at 4:30 p.m. in front of an ESPN3 audience at the Events Center.
  • No. 6 UMBC Women’s Basketball Falls in America East Semifinals to No. 2 Albany, 66-37
    March 08, 2015
    No. 6 UMBC Women’s Basketball Falls in America East Semifinals to No. 2 Albany, 66-37 UMBC women’s basketball was unable to overcome shooting 16 percent in the opening half of Sunday evening’s America East semifinal matchup against No. 2 Albany as the Retrievers fell to the Great Danes, 66-37, at the Events Center. The Retrievers were led by 11 points from junior guard Liz McNaughton (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax).
  • McCarley Guides No. 6 UMBC Women’s Basketball to Upset Over No. 3 Stony Brook, 49-47
    March 08, 2015
    McCarley Guides No. 6 UMBC Women’s Basketball to Upset Over No. 3 Stony Brook, 49-47 UMBC women’s basketball’s sophomore guard Taylor McCarley (Bowie, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) helped the No. 6 Retrievers stun No. 3 Stony Brook connecting on a bank shot with 3.2 seconds remaining to lift UMBC to a 49-47 victory in front of an ESPN3 audience in the America East Quarterfinals on Saturday night at the Events Center.
  • Women’s Basketball’s Garner and McCarley Earn All-Conference Honors
    March 06, 2015
    Women’s Basketball’s Garner and McCarley Earn All-Conference Honors UMBC women’s basketball had a pair of its guards earn America East All-Conference recognition at the league’s annual awards banquet on Friday night at the Events Center. Junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) was named to the America East Second Team, while sophomore guard Taylor McCarley (Bowie, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) was recognized on the league’s third team.
  • No. 6 UMBC Women’s Basketball Opens the America East Championships Versus No. 3 Stony Brook
    March 04, 2015
    No. 6 UMBC Women’s Basketball Opens the America East Championships Versus No. 3 Stony Brook UMBC women’s basketball and Stony Brook meet in the America East Championships for the fourth time in 12 years, as the No. 6-seeded Retrievers will face off against the No. 3-seeded Seawolves in the AEC quarterfinals in front of an ESPN3 audience on Saturday, March 7 with an 8:15 p.m. at the Events Center.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball’s Taylor McCarley a Nominee for AEC Fans’ Choice Player of the Year
    March 02, 2015
    UMBC Women’s Basketball’s Taylor McCarley a Nominee for AEC Fans’ Choice Player of the Year UMBC women’s basketball’s Taylor McCarley (Bowie, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) was nominated for the 2014-15 American East Basketball Fans’ Choice Player of the Year, as announced by the conference office on Monday.
  • Women’s Basketball Defeats Binghamton on Senior Day, 73-50
    March 01, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Defeats Binghamton on Senior Day, 73-50 UMBC women’s basketball used three double-digit scorers and a combined 36 points off its bench on Senior Day to defeat Binghamton in the regular-season finale, 73-50, in America East action on Sunday at the RAC Arena.
  • Women’s Basketball Concludes Regular Season and Celebrates Senior Day Versus Binghamton
    February 28, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Concludes Regular Season and Celebrates Senior Day Versus Binghamton UMBC women’s basketball concludes the regular-season and celebrates Senior Day on Sunday, March 1 when it welcomes Binghamton to the RAC Arena for a 1 p.m. tip-off. All the live action will be available free of charge at UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network and will be broadcast live on www.q1370.com.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Falls at Maine, 61-41
    February 26, 2015
    UMBC Women’s Basketball Falls at Maine, 61-41 UMBC women’s basketball’s sophomore forward Pandora Wilson (Gaithersburg, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) registered a career-best 16 points, but Maine used the momentum of Senior Night to defeat the Retrievers, 61-41, in America East action on Thursday night at the Cross Insurance Center.
  • Women’s Basketball Travels to Maine on Thursday
    February 25, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Travels to Maine on Thursday As the regular-season winds down, the UMBC women’s basketball team travels to Maine on Thursday, Feb. 24 to take on the Black Bears in America East action. Tip is set for 7 p.m. at Cross Insurance Center.
  • Women’s Basketball’s First-Half Run Knocks Off Hartford, 53-51
    February 22, 2015
    Women’s Basketball’s First-Half Run Knocks Off Hartford, 53-51 UMBC women’s basketball used a 17-2 first-half run and three double-digit scorers to take down Hartford, 53-51, in America East action on Sunday afternoon at the RAC Arena. Junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) finished with a game-high 16 points for the Retrievers.
  • Women’s Basketball Returns Home to Host Hartford on Sunday
    February 21, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Returns Home to Host Hartford on Sunday UMBC women’s basketball returns home for two of its final three games of the regular season, beginning with a matchup against Hartford on Sunday, Feb. 22. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. at the RAC Arena. All the live action will be available free of charge at UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network and will be broadcast live on www.q1370.com.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Falls to Albany, 84-68, in ESPN3 Matchup
    February 18, 2015
    UMBC Women’s Basketball Falls to Albany, 84-68, in ESPN3 Matchup The America East’s top two scorers combined for 50 points in Wednesday evening’s ESPN3 matchup, including 23 from UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook), but Albany shot 55.4 percent from the field against the Retrievers en route to an 84-68 victory at SEFCU Arena.
  • Women’s Basketball Travels to Albany for Midweek ESPN3 Matchup
    February 17, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Travels to Albany for Midweek ESPN3 Matchup UMBC women’s basketball travels to Albany for a midweek ESPN3 matchup. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at SEFCU Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
  • McCarley Resets Career-High to Help UMBC Women’s Basketball Defeat Vermont, 71-64; Stern Becomes Program’s All-Time Wins Leader
    February 14, 2015
    McCarley Resets Career-High to Help UMBC Women’s Basketball Defeat Vermont, 71-64; Stern Becomes Program’s All-Time Wins Leader UMBC women’s basketball’s sophomore guard Taylor McCarley (Bowie, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) reset her career-high for the third time in five games, finishing with 31 points to help the Retrievers defeat Vermont, 71-64, in Saturday afternoon’s Play 4Kay contest at the RAC Arena. UMBC Head Coach Phil Stern becomes the program’s all-time wins leader with 153 victories.
  • Women’s Basketball Looks for Season Sweep of Vermont on Play 4Kay Day at the RAC
    February 13, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Looks for Season Sweep of Vermont on Play 4Kay Day at the RAC UMBC women’s basketball looks for a season sweep of Vermont on Saturday, Feb. 14 in the Retrievers’ annual Play 4Kay contest. Tip is set for 1 p.m. inside the RAC Arena. All the live action will be available free of charge at UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.
  • Stony Brook’s Hot Hand Downs UMBC Women’s Basketball, 74-41
    February 11, 2015
    Stony Brook’s Hot Hand Downs UMBC Women’s Basketball, 74-41 UMBC women’s basketball ran into the hot hand of Stony Brook, as the Seawolves knocked down 44.4 percent of its shots from three-point land en route to a 74-41 win in Wednesday evening’s America East contest at Island Federal Credit Union.
  • Women's Basketball Heads to Long Island to Face Stony Brook Wednesday Evening
    February 10, 2015
    Women's Basketball Heads to Long Island to Face Stony Brook Wednesday Evening UMBC travels to New York to take on the Stony Brook Seawolves on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Island FCU Arena. The Retrievers head back home to play Vermont (Feb. 14) before going back up to New York to play at Albany (Feb. 18). The link for live stats and video, and audio will be available via www.umbcretrievers.com.
  • Women's Basketball Seeks RAC Arena Magic as UNH Invades Saturday Afternoon
    February 06, 2015
    Women's Basketball Seeks RAC Arena Magic as UNH Invades Saturday Afternoon UMBC women’s basketball will attempt to recapture some RAC Arena good fortune as the Retrievers host New Hampshire on Saturday, Feb. 7. UMBC opened the season with three consecutive home wins, but its last four victories have all occurred on the road. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. at the RAC Arena, with all the live action available at UMBCRetrievers.tv, free of charge, courtesy of the America East digital network. Tune in to www.Q1370.com to hear the live action, with Troy Green and Dan Levin on the call.
  • Capree Garner Scores 31, But Massive UMBC Rally Falls Short in 84-78 Setback
    February 04, 2015
    Capree Garner Scores 31, But Massive UMBC Rally Falls Short in 84-78 Setback BALTIMORE – UMBC junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) scored a season-high 31 points, and the Retrievers shaved a 23-point deficit to three points late in the game, but fell to visiting UMass Lowell, 84-78, in a wild affair at the RAC Arena. Garner’s effort was the 21st 30-point performance in school history and the first since Michelle Kurowski scored 30 versus Binghamton in January of 2011.
  • Women’s Basketball Returns Home to Take on UMass Lowell
    February 02, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Returns Home to Take on UMass Lowell UMBC women’s basketball opens the second half of its America East schedule when it hosts UMass Lowell on Wednesday, Feb. 4 in its You Can Play contest. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the RAC Arena, with all the live action available at UMBCRetrievers.tv, free of charge, courtesy of the America East digital network. Tune in to www.Q1370.com to hear the live action, with Troy Green and Dan Levin on the call.
  • McCarley’s Career-High and Garner’s Double-Double Helps UMBC Women’s Basketball Defeat Binghamton, 71-51
    January 28, 2015
    McCarley’s Career-High and Garner’s Double-Double Helps UMBC Women’s Basketball Defeat Binghamton, 71-51 UMBC women’s basketball held a 22-0 advantage against Binghamton at points in the paint and had three players finish with double-digit points led by a career-high 24 points from sophomore guard Taylor McCarley (Bowie, Md./Academy of Holy Cross). Junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) added the Retrievers’ first double-double of the season en route to a 71-55 victory against the Bearcats in America East action on Wednesday night at the Events Center.
  • Women’s Basketball Closes Out January at Binghamton on Wednesday
    January 26, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Closes Out January at Binghamton on Wednesday UMBC women’s basketball closes out January with a trip to Binghamton on Wednesday, Jan. 28. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at the Events Center. All the live action is available, free of charge, at AmericaEast.tv.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls to Maine, 56-42
    January 25, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Falls to Maine, 56-42 UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) tallied her 19th double-digit scoring game of the season, finishing with a team-best 13 points, but Maine knocked down seven threes en route to a 56-42 victory in America East action on Sunday afternoon at the RAC Arena.
  • Women’s Basketball Continues Home Action Against Maine on Sunday
    January 24, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Continues Home Action Against Maine on Sunday UMBC women’s basketball continues its home action on Sunday, Jan. 25 when the Retrievers entertain Maine at 1 p.m. inside the RAC Arena. All the live action is available free of charge at UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.
  • Women’s Basketball Comes Up Short Against Albany, 72-62
    January 22, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Comes Up Short Against Albany, 72-62 UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) led the Retrievers to a strong performance with 28 points and seven rebounds, but a 7-0 second-half run helped Albany to defeat the Retrievers, 72-62, during UMBC's 10th annual Midday Madness in America East action on Thursday afternoon at the RAC Arena.
  • Women’s Basketball Hosts 10th Annual Midday Madness on Thursday
    January 21, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Hosts 10th Annual Midday Madness on Thursday UMBC women’s basketball returns home for back-to-back America East contests, starting with its 10th annual Midday Madness game against Albany on Thursday, Jan. 22. Tip-off is set for noon at the RAC Arena, with all the live action available at UMBCRetrievers.tv.
  • Women’s Basketball Drops Tough Battle at Hartford, 70-63
    January 19, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Drops Tough Battle at Hartford, 70-63 UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guards Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) and Liz McNaughton (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) combined to hit seven of 13 shots from beyond the arc to help the Retrievers try to eliminate a 15-point second-half deficit, but the Retrievers fell short against Hartford, 70-63, in America East action on Monday afternoon at Chase Family Arena.
  • Women’s Basketball Travels to Hartford for Martin Luther King Day Matinee
    January 18, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Travels to Hartford for Martin Luther King Day Matinee UMBC women’s basketball looks to conclude its road swing with back-to-back victories as the Retrievers travel to Hartford to take on the Hawks in a Martin Luther King Day matinee at Chase Family Arena on Monday, Jan. 19. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m., with all the live action available on the America East digital network.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Holds Off Vermont to Snap Skid, 68-61
    January 17, 2015
    UMBC Women’s Basketball Holds Off Vermont to Snap Skid, 68-61 UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) and sophomore guard Taylor McCarley (Bowie, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) combined for 39 points, 14 rebounds, nine steals and seven assists to help the Retrievers snap a six-game skid and earn their first America East victory of the season in a 68-61 win against Vermont on Saturday afternoon at Patrick Gymnasium.
  • Women’s Basketball Hits the Road for America East Matchup at Vermont
    January 16, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Hits the Road for America East Matchup at Vermont UMBC women’s basketball continues its rough schedule on Saturday, Jan. 17 when it travels to Burlington to take on Vermont. Game time is set for 2 p.m. at Patrick Gymnasium, with all the live action available at UMBCRetrievers.com.
  • Women’s Basketball Runs Into a Hot Hand Against Stony Brook, 66-50
    January 14, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Runs Into a Hot Hand Against Stony Brook, 66-50 UMBC women’s basketball received 14 points apiece from a pair of its junior guards, but the Retrievers ran into the hot shooting hand of Stony Brook, who knocked down 53 percent of its shots to defeat UMBC, 66-50, in America East action on Wednesday evening at the RAC Arena.
  • Women’s Basketball Returns to the RAC for Midweek Matchup Against Stony Brook
    January 13, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Returns to the RAC for Midweek Matchup Against Stony Brook UMBC women’s basketball returns to the familiar confines of the RAC Arena for just the second time in 11 games when it hosts Stony Brook in America East action on Wednesday, Jan. 14. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m., with all the live action available on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.
  • First-Half Run Downs Women's Basketball at New Hampshire, 67-45
    January 10, 2015
    First-Half Run Downs Women's Basketball at New Hampshire, 67-45 UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Capree Garner knocked down seven of her 10 shots for a team-best 15 points, but New Hampshire used a decisive 19-3 run in the first half to defeat the Retrievers, 67-45 in America East action on Saturday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.
  • Women’s Basketball Continues Tough Stretch at New Hampshire on Saturday
    January 09, 2015
    Women’s Basketball Continues Tough Stretch at New Hampshire on Saturday UMBC women’s basketball continues its tough stretch as it plays away from the RAC Arena for the ninth time in its last 10 games when the Retrievers take on New Hampshire in a Saturday afternoon matinee on Jan. 10 at Lundholm Gymnasium. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. with live action available on the America East digital network.
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