2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • Women’s Basketball Hosts Vermont for Annual Midday Madness Game
    January 22, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball returns from a snow filled trip in Albany to take on the Catamounts for the team’s annual Midday Madness game on Wednesday morning. The team will host students from nearby elementary schools as the Retrievers look to get their first win in America East play. UMBC is coming off a 64-44 loss to UAlbany on Saturday to fall to 7-11, 0-5 AE on the year.
  • UAlbany Uses Second Quarter Charge to Defeat UMBC 64-44 on Saturday
    January 19, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball hung tough with the Great Danes in the opening quarter, but a 15-8 second quarter pushed UAlbany in front for good in a 64-44 win on Saturday. Sophomore Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) led the way with nine points and seven rebounds in the loss.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Continues Road Swing at UAlbany on Saturday
    January 18, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball closes out their New York road trip against UAlbany on Saturday afternoon at SEFCU Arena. The Retrievers are in the midst of a five-game losing streak after falling to Binghamton 67-45 on Wednesday night in Vestal. Junior Tyler Moore (Portsmouth, Va.) was the only Retriever in double figures with a career high 24 points.
  • Moore Nets Career High 24 Points; Binghamton Defeats UMBC 67-45 on Wednesday
    January 16, 2019
    Junior Tyler Moore (Portsmouth, Va.) led the way with a career high 24 points on 8-14 shooting, but the Bearcats knocked off UMBC 67-45 on Wednesday. Moore was the lone Retriever in double figures, her second career 20 point game.
  • Women’s Basketball Starts New York Road Swing at Binghamton on Wednesday
    January 14, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball begins a two-game road trip in New York against Binghamton on Wednesday night. The Retrievers are looking for their first America East victory and first win in the month of January against the Bearcats after falling 67-55 to UMass Lowell on Saturday to fall to 7-9, 0-3 AE.
  • Oliver Scores 15; UMBC Falls to UMass Lowell 67-55 on Saturday
    January 12, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball had three score in double figures, but dropped a 67-55 decision to UMass Lowell on Saturday afternoon. Junior Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist) led the Retrieves with 15 points, going 7-8 from the foul line.
  • Women’s Basketball Hosts UMass Lowell on Saturday in #AEHoops Action
    January 11, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball will look to snap a three game losing streak against UMass Lowell on Saturday at the UMBC Event Center. The Retrievers are coming off a 66-52 loss to Hartford on Wednesday night. Sophomore Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) had another monster game with a game high 19 points and nine rebounds. Junior Dominika Skrocka (Moscow, Russia) chipped in 10 points in the loss that drops UMBC to 7-8, 0-2 AE.
  • Summers Drops 19 Points; UMBC Falls to Hartford 66-52
    January 09, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball dropped a 66-52 decision to visiting Hartford on Wednesday night despite a solid performance from Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.). The sophomore scored 19 points with nine rebounds in the loss.
  • Women’s Basketball Returns Home to Take on Hartford on Wednesday Night
    January 08, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball returns to the UMBC Event Center to take on the Hartford Hawks on Wednesday night. The Retrievers are coming off an 84-44 loss to defending champion Maine on Saturday afternoon. Junior Tyler Moore (Portsmouth, Va.) led the way with 11 points, as freshman Kayla Jackson (Rochester, N.Y.) added 10 points and six rebounds in the loss.
  • Retrievers Fall to Maine, 84-44 on Saturday
    January 05, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball fell to the defending America East champions Maine on Saturday afternoon, 84-44. Junior Tyler Moore (Portsmouth, Va.) led the way with 11 points, as freshman Kayla Jackson (Rochester, N.Y.) added 10 points and six rebounds in the loss.
  • Women’s Basketball Opens #AEHoops Play at Defending Champion Maine on Saturday
    January 04, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball kicks off the America East season against the defending champion Maine Black Bears on Saturday afternoon. Maine was picked to win the conference in the preseason poll, while the Retrievers were picked to finish 8th in the league. UMBC is coming off a 73-67 loss to Maryland Eastern Shore on New Year’s Eve to finish non-conference play at 7-6.
  • Moore's Late Three Forces Overtime, But Women's Basketball Falls to Maryland Eastern Shore
    December 31, 2018
    Junior Tyler Moore (Portsmouth, Va.) hit five three pointers, including an overtime-forcing one with less than 10 seconds remaining in the second half, but visiting Maryland Eastern Shore (4-9) pulled away late in overtime for a 73-67 on Monday evening at the UMBC Event Center.
  • Retrievers Close out Non-Conference Play Against Eastern Shore on New Year’s Eve
    December 30, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball closes out the non-conference schedule against Maryland Eastern Shore on Monday. The Retrievers are coming off a 73-68 victory at Morgan State on Dec. 20, snapping a five-game losing streak. Junior Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist) led the way with 25 points, just one short of a career high.
  • Oliver, Jackson Sweep #AEHoops Awards
    December 24, 2018
    Junior Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist) and freshman Kayla Jackson (Rochester, N.Y.) were named America East Player and Rookie of the Week, the conference announced on Monday. Both played a vital part in the Retrievers snapping a five-game losing streak in a 73-68 win at Morgan State on Thursday.
  • Retrievers Snap Losing Skid with 73-68 Win at Morgan State on Thursday
    December 20, 2018
    Junior Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist) scored a season high 25 points, as the Retrievers snapped a five-game losing streak, 73-68 to Morgan State on Thursday. Freshman Kayla Jackson (Rochester, N.Y.) chipped in a career high 16 points.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Returns to Action at Morgan State on Thursday
    December 19, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball returns from a week long hiatus to take on Morgan State on Thursday night. The Retrievers are in the midst of a five-game losing streak after starting the season 6-0. Last time out, the Retrievers dropped a 45-42 decision to Hofstra. UMBC had a shot to tie in the final moments, but the attempt was off the mark.
  • UMBC Drops 45-42 Heartbreaker to Hofstra on Sunday Afternoon
    December 09, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball took a lead into the fourth quarter, but the Pride used an 18-8 fourth quarter to pull away from UMBC 45-42 on Sunday. Junior Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist) led the way with a season best 16 points.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Hosts Hofstra for Sunday Matinee
    December 08, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball welcomes Hofstra to the UMBC Event Center on Sunday afternoon, coming on the heels of a 65-52 loss to Mount St. Mary’s on Thursday night. Junior guard Dominika Skrocka led the Retrievers with 12 points with sophomore Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) adding 10 points and 10 rebounds for her second double-double of the year.
  • Late Rally Comes Up Short, as Women’s Basketball Falls 65-52 to Mount St. Mary’s
    December 06, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball dropped their fourth straight, 65-52 to the Mountaineers on Thursday night. UMBC rallied late in the fourth, but the comeback fell just short. Junior Dominika Skrocka (Moscow, Russia) led the way with 12 points.
  • Retrievers Return Home to Face Mount St. Mary’s on Thursday
    December 05, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball returns to the friendly confines of the UMBC Event Center on Thursday to take on in-state rival Mount St. Mary’s. The Retrievers have lost their last three games, most recently falling to #7 Maryland on Sunday, 91-62. Junior Dominika Skrocka (Moscow, Russia) led the way with a career high 18 points on 6-7 shooting from three.
  • Stern Signs Swann to Class of 2023
    December 03, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball head coach Phil Stern announced the signing of Lyric Swann during the early signing period in November. Swann will join the Retrievers as part of the class of 2023 in the fall.
  • Skrocka Nets Career High 18 Points; UMBC Falls to No. 7 Maryland, 92-61 on Sunday
    December 02, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball got a career high 18 points from junior Dominika Skrocka (Moscow, Russia), but could not overcome No. 7 Maryland in a 92-61 loss on Sunday. The Retrievers fall to 6-3 on the year, while the Terps improve to 8-0.
  • Women’s Basketball Faces #7 Maryland on Sunday Afternoon in College Park
    December 01, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball opens the month of December on the road against #7 Maryland at the Xfinity Center on Sunday. The Retrievers are coming off a 64-42 loss to American on Wednesday that saw sophomore Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) lead the way with 15 points. She has reached double figures in seven of eight games this year.
  • Retrievers Fall on Road, 64-42 to American on Wednesday Night
    November 28, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball dropped a 64-42 decision to American on Wednesday night. Sophomore Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) led the Retrievers with 15 points and nine rebounds.
  • Women’s Basketball Looks to Bounce Back Against American on Wednesday
    November 27, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball looks to return to their winning ways against American on Wednesday night. The Retrievers are coming off a 71-62 loss to Towson last Tuesday, the first loss of the season. Redshirt freshman O’lesheya Braxton (Paterson, N.J.) recorded her first career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the loss.
  • Braxton Named #AEHoops Rookie of the Week
    November 26, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball redshirt freshman O’lesheya Braxton (Paterson, N.J.) was named America East Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Monday. Braxton has helped UMBC to their best start in program history at 6-1.
  • Retrievers Suffer First Setback of the Year in 71-62 Loss to Towson on Tuesday
    November 20, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball saw the season opening six game win streak end in a 71-62 loss to rival Towson on Tuesday night. Redshirt freshman O’lesheya Braxton (Paterson, N.J.) had a career night with 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead three in double figures.
  • Women’s Basketball Faces Rival Towson on Tuesday Night
    November 19, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball looks to continue their strong start to the season against local-rival Towson on Tuesday night. The Retrievers are 6-0 on the year, the best start to a season in program history, and are coming off an 81-43 win against Notre Dame of Maryland on Friday.
  • Stern Wins His 200th Game at UMBC; Retrievers Defeat Notre Dame (Md.) 81-43
    November 16, 2018
    Head coach Phil Stern recorded his 200th win at UMBC in an 81-43 win against Notre Dame of Maryland on Friday night. Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) led the way with 17 points and six rebounds.
  • Red Hot Women’s Basketball Look to Continue Winning Ways Against Notre Dame (Md.) on Friday
    November 15, 2018
    UMBC women’s basketball looks to continue their best start in program history against Notre Dame of Maryland on Friday night. The Retrievers are 5-0 after defeating Coppin State 57-52 on Wednesday in come-from-behind fashion. With a win on Friday, head coach Phil Stern will win his 200th game at UMBC. He has been the head man since the 2002-03 season.
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