2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • UMBC Names Johnetta Hayes as New Head Coach for Women’s Basketball
    April 26, 2019
    UMBC Director of Athletics Tim Hall announced today the hiring of Johnetta Hayes as UMBC’s new women’s basketball head coach. Hayes, the ninth head coach in school history, will be introduced to the media and campus community at an event to be held at The UMBC Event Center next Monday, April 29 at 3 p.m
  • No. 7 UMBC Hangs Tough with No. 2 Hartford, Fall 65-48 in #AEPlayoffs Quarterfinals
    March 06, 2019
    No. 7 UMBC women’s basketball kept it close for a majority of the game, leading for over nine minutes in the first half, but could not overcome a strong shooting performance from No. 2 Hartford in a 65-48 loss in the America East Quarterfinals. Sophomore Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) and junior Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist) led the way with 13 points each in the loss.
  • No. 7 UMBC Travels to No. 2 Hartford for #AEPlayoffs Quarterfinals on Wednesday
    March 05, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball begins their America East Tournament run as the seven seed, traveling to two seed Hartford on Wednesday night. The Retrievers went 2-1 over their final two games, including a big win against New Hampshire 55-47 on Saturday to earn the seven seed. UMBC used a big third quarter push to take control of the game and move to 10-19, 3-13 AE on the year.
  • TOURNAMENT BOUND: UMBC Knocks Off New Hampshire, 55-47 on Saturday to Earn a Spot in the #AEPlayoffs
    March 02, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball got a big all-around performance from Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist), Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) and Eryn Fisher (Kingsley, Australia) in a 55-47 win against New Hampshire to earn a spot in the America East Tournament. UMBC was propelled by a big third quarter to push in front for good, outscoring UNH 15-7.
  • Win or Go Home: Retrievers Battle New Hampshire for Spot in #AEPlayoffs on Saturday
    March 01, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball will head to Durham with a spot in the America East Tournament on the line on the final day of the regular season. UMBC needs to win to get into the conference tournament and will be the seven seed if they win. A loss eliminates UMBC from the tournament. The Retrievers are coming off a 70-59 loss to Stony Brook on Wednesday night. Tyler Moore (Portsmouth, Va.) led the way with 19 points on 7-10 shooting. Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist) chipped in 15 points in the loss.
  • Moore Drops 19 Points; Women’s Basketball Falls, 70-59 to Stony Brook on Wednesday
    February 27, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball got a big performance from Tyler Moore (Portsmouth, Va.) who dropped 19 points on 7-10 shooting in a 70-59 loss to the Seawolves on Wednesday night. The Retrievers held leads throughout the first half, but a big second half pulled Stony Brook in front for good.
  • Retrievers Host Stony Brook in Regular Season Home Finale on Wednesday Night
    February 26, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball will look to build off an impressive 69-60 win against UAlbany last Saturday when they host the Seawolves on Wednesday night in their final regular season home game. The Retrievers got a big game from junior Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist) and sophomore Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.). Oliver dropped 21 points with a career high eight rebounds and five assists with Summers recording her fifth double-double of the year with 16 points and a career best 12 rebounds.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Uses Third Quarter Charge to Upend UAlbany, 69-60 on Saturday
    February 23, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball got big games from Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist) and Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.), along with a huge third quarter to snap their six game losing streak in a 69-60 win against UAlbany on Saturday. The Retrievers outscored the Great Danes 23-8 to take the lead and never look back.
  • UMBC Head Women’s Basketball Coach Resigns
    February 22, 2019
    UMBC Athletic Director Tim Hall announced the change Friday, February 22, and indicated that current Acting Head Coach Carlee Dewey will continue in that role until the end of the 2018-19 season. A national search will be conducted for a new leader of the program.
  • Retrievers Host UAlbany for Annual Play 4 Kay Game on Saturday
    February 22, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball will host the Great Danes for the team’s annual Play 4 Kay game to help support the Kay Yow Fund on Saturday afternoon at the UMBC Event Center. The Retrievers are in the midst of a six game losing streak, most recently falling to Vermont, 58-50 on Wednesday. UMBC were down by as many as 22 in the game and came roaring back in the second half, but the comeback fell just short.
  • Comeback Effort Falls Short in 58-50 Loss at Vermont on Saturday
    February 20, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball were down by as many as 22 on Saturday before a furious second half rally that came up just short in a 58-50 loss to Vermont on Saturday. The Retrievers outscored the Catamounts 38-26 in the second half, led by 19 second half points from Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist).
  • Women’s Basketball Heads to Vermont for Midweek Contest
    February 19, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball travels north to take on the Catamounts on Wednesday morning on ESPN+. The Retrievers are coming off a 62-41 loss to UMass Lowell on Saturday. No Retriever reached double figures, with freshman Eryn Fisher (Kingsley, Australia) leading the way with seven points.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Falls, 62-41 to UMass Lowell on Saturday
    February 16, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball dropped their fifth straight, 62-41 to UMass Lowell on Saturday afternoon. Freshman Eryn Fisher (Kingsley, Australia) led the way for UMBC with seven points.
  • Women’s Basketball Returns to the Road for Saturday Tip-off Against UMass Lowell
    February 15, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball heads back out onto the road, heading up to Massachusetts to take on UMass Lowell for a 1 p.m. tipoff. The Retrievers are looking to rebound after a 58-46 loss to Binghamton on Wednesday night. UMBC got out to an early lead, but a late second half surge by the Bearcats propelled them to the win.
  • Second Half Surge Lifts Bearcats Past UMBC, 58-46 on Wednesday
    February 13, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball got off to a furious start, but a late second half surge by the Bearcats propelled them to a 58-46 win against the Retrievers on Wednesday night. UMBC held the Bearcats to just one point in the first quarter, but were outscored 37-16 in the second half in the loss. The Retrievers fall to 8-16, 1-10 AE on the year while Binghamton improves to 10-15, 5-7 AE.
  • Retrievers Host Bearcats on #SpreadRespect Night on Wednesday
    February 12, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball concludes their mini home stand against Binghamton on their annual Spread Respect game on Wednesday night. The Retrievers are coming off a tough 58-45 loss to defending champion Maine on Saturday afternoon. UMBC had the game within single digits for most of the game, but the Black Bears used a big fourth quarter to pull away late, dropping UMBC to 8-15, 1-9 AE on the year.
  • Retrievers Lose Tough Battle with Maine, 58-45 on Saturday
    February 09, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball held the defending America East champions to their second lowest scoring game in conference play, but could not overcome 29 turnovers in a 58-45 loss on Saturday. Junior Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist) and sophomore Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) each had 10 points to lead the way for UMBC. Freshman Eryn Fisher (Kingsley, Australia) chipped in a career high nine points in the loss.
  • Women’s Basketball Returns Home to Take on Defending Champion Maine on Saturday
    February 08, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball returns to Charm City for a pair of contests, starting with defending America East champion Maine on Saturday afternoon. The Retrievers are coming off a 92-47 defeat to Hartford on Wednesday night, as UMBC falls to 8-14, 1-8 AE on the year. Junior Tyler Moore (Portsmouth, Va.) led the team with 11 points, leaving her just one shy of 500 for her career.
  • UMBC Women’s Basketball Falls to Hartford, 92-47 on Wednesday Night
    February 06, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball suffered a 92-47 loss to Hartford on Wednesday night. Junior Tyler Moore (Portsmouth, Va.) led the Retrievers with 11 points, as UMBC could not overcome a tough first quarter that saw UMBC turn the ball over 15 times.
  • Women’s Basketball Opens Second Half of #AEHoops Play at Hartford on Wednesday
    February 05, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball continues the conference season, opening the second half of play at first place Hartford on Wednesday night on ESPN3. The Retrievers are currently in eighth place, a half game up on New Hampshire after the first eight games. UMBC has been off since their 57-44 loss at Stony Brook last Wednesday.
  • Summers Nets Double-Double; Retrievers Fall 57-44 to Stony Brook on Wednesday
    January 30, 2019
    Sophomore Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) led the way with her fourth double-double of the year, scoring 15 points with 11 rebounds in a 57-44 loss to Stony Brook on Wednesday. The Retrievers struggled from the floor, hitting just 14 shots in the loss.
  • Women’s Basketball Closes Out the First Half of #AEHoops Play at Stony Brook on Wednesday
    January 29, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball will head to Long Island looking for back-to-back wins for the first time since early November against the Seawolves on Wednesday night. The Retrievers are coming off a big 64-62 win against New Hampshire on Saturday for their first win in America East play. Junior Tyler Moore (Portsmouth, Va.) had another career night, scoring 27 points on 8-12 shooting, including 7-11 from three.
  • Oliver Hits Game Winner Late; Moore Scores Career High 27 Points in Thrilling 64-62 Win Against New Hampshire
    January 26, 2019
    Junior Te’yJah Oliver (Clinton, Md./Riverdale Baptist) hit the game winning layup with 4.5 seconds left to lift UMBC to a 64-62 win against New Hampshire on Saturday. Classmate Tyler Moore (Portsmouth, Va.) netted a career high 27 points, scoring 16 in the first quarter in the win.
  • Women’s Basketball Welcome New Hampshire on Saturday for Alumni Day
    January 25, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball hosts the Wildcats on Saturday afternoon on Alumni Day. The Retrievers are coming off a 58-44 loss to Vermont on Wednesday morning. UMBC kept it close for a majority of the game, but the Catamounts pulled away late for the win. Sophomore Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) led the way with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the loss.
  • Summers Records Her Sixth Double-Double in 58-44 Loss to Vermont on Wednesday
    January 23, 2019
    UMBC women’s basketball suffered a 58-44 defeat to Vermont on Wednesday morning. Sophomore forward Janee’a Summers (Bound Brook, N.J.) led the Retrievers with 15 points and 10 rebounds for her sixth career double-double and third this year.
  • 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.
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