2012-13 Women's Basketball News

March 13, 2013
Olivia Murphy Honored as D3Hoops.com Northeast Region Rookie of the Year
UMass Boston becomes first school in Northeast to have won award twice

March 7, 2013
Olivia Murphy Named ECAC Division III New England Women's Basketball Rookie of the Year
Murphy becomes first Beacon to win ECAC Rookie of the Year

February 26, 2013
Olivia Murphy and Kirsten Morrison Honored By Little East Conference
Murphy Named Rookie of the Year, Morrison earns Second Team honors

February 19, 2013
UMass Dartmouth Upends Women's Basketball 71-59 In LEC Quarterfinals
Beacons end second-best season in program history at 14-12

February 18, 2013
Olivia Murphy Sets Program Record With Seventh Rookie of the Week Award
Murphy named Little East Conference Rookie of the Week after averaging 16 points and six rebounds

February 18, 2013
Women's Basketball Set To Take On UMass Dartmouth In LEC Tournament Quarterfinals
Beacons looking for first ever Little East Conference Tournament win

February 16, 2013
Women's Basketball Blows By Warriors 59-47
Beacons finish the season sixth in Little East, will play at UMass Dartmouth Tuesday

February 13, 2013
Late UMass Dartmouth Run Proves Too Much For Women's Basketball
Corsairs use 15-4 run to down UMass Boston 65-58

February 11, 2013
Women's Basketball Dominates Plymouth State 65-33
Beacons honored senior Teresa Pina before the contest

February 7, 2013
Suffolk Knocks Off Women's Basketball 61-49
Late 13-0 Rams run proves to be too much for Beacons

February 6, 2013
Women’s Basketball & Ice Hockey’s to Host Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Games
Women's Basketball to host Breast Cancer game on February 11; Women's and Men's Hockey to host "Pink the Rink" event on February 15

February 5, 2013
#14 Southern Maine Holds On For 77-69 Win Over Women's Basketball
Olivia Murphy and Kirsten Morrison recorded double-doubles in the loss

February 2, 2013
Rhode Island College Knocks Off Women's Basketball 68-50
Olivia Murphy records eight double-double of the season

January 28, 2013
DeLucia and Murphy Earn Little East Weekly Accolades
Vinny DeLucia named LEC Player of the Week; Olivia Murphy named Rookie of the Week for the sixth time this season

January 26, 2013
Women's Basketball Pounds Keene State for Conference Win
Beacons erupt in second half to earn first-ever regular season sweep over the Owls with 69-48 win.

January 22, 2013
Women's Basketball Stuns UMass Dartmouth 76-73
Four Beacons finished in double-figures in UMB's comeback victory

January 21, 2013
Olivia Murphy Named Little East Conference for Fourth Straight Time
Murphy averaged 20.5 points and 10 rebounds per game in two contests

January 19, 2013
Western Connecticut Drops Women’s Basketball, 71-62
Olivia Murphy leads Beacons with 23 points and nine rebounds.

January 15, 2013
#13 Southern Maine Defeats Women's Basketball 70-54
Olivia Murphy and Teresa Pina combine for 31 points in the loss

January 14, 2013
Murphy Named LEC Rookie of the Week for the Third Straight Week
Freshman earns her third straight and fourth overall conference Rookie of the Week honor from the Little East.

January 12, 2013
Eastern Connecticut State Shoots By Women's Basketball 70-53
Warriors use 16-2 run to blow game wide-open

January 10, 2013
Bridgewater State Wears Down Women's Basketball 72-58
Olivia Murphy finished with a career-high 29 points and added 10 rebounds

January 8, 2013
Brittany Moore Paces Beacons In Dismantling Of Plymouth State
Beacons dominate Panthers in 89-50 win

January 7, 2013
Murphy Named Little East Conf. and NEWBA Rookie of the Week
Freshman forward earns weekly honor after leading UMB to a tournament championship in Florida.

January 5, 2013
Anchorwomen Outlast Women's Basketball 71-57
Olivia Murphy and Kirsten Morrison combined for 35 points in the loss

January 2, 2013
Basketball Teams Doing Their Part in the Community
Both teams spread some holiday cheer as part of their annual community service projects.

December 31, 2012
Women's Basketball Wins Key Largo Classic Championship
Beacons jump out to early lead and cruise to 76-39 win over Fitchburg State

December 30, 2012
Women's Basketball Advances To Key Largo Classic Championship Game
Beacons outlast Maine Maritime 69-60 in double-overtime

December 19, 2012
Morrison Named to D3Hoops.com Team of the Week
Sophomore earns second national weekly honor of her career after leading UMB to a 55-51 win over Westfield State

December 17, 2012
Trio Earns Little East Conference Weekly Honors
Jahleel Moise Named Rookie of the Week for MBB; Kirsten Morrison Named Player and Olivia Murphy Named Rookie of the Week for WBB.

December 11, 2012
Women's Basketball Holds-Off Westfield State
Kirsten Morrison scores huge lay-up in final seconds to give Beacons 55-51 win over Owls.

December 8, 2012
Beacons Big Three Lead Women's Basketball To 70-60 Win Over Keene State
Teresa Pina, Kirsten Morrison and Lauren Perra combined for 55 points in the win

December 6, 2012
#10 Tufts Hands Women's Basketball Their Second Loss of the Season
Jumbos down Beacons 68-42 behind nine 3-pointers

December 4, 2012
Team Effort Leads Women’s Basketball to Non-Conference Win
Beacons record their fifth win of the season with 72-55 victory over Mt. Ida.

December 1, 2012
Western Connecticut Hands Women's Basketball First Loss 62-41
Olivia Murphy and Kirsten Morrison led the Beacons with 14 points each

November 29, 2012
Women's Basketball Dominates Wheelock College 79-18
All 12 Beacons scored to help UMass Boston move to 4-0

November 20, 2012
Women's Basketball Slips By Fitchburg State 70-67
Freshman Olivia Murphy and Gabriela Cogliano each poured in 18 points in the win.

November 19, 2012
Murphy Named Little East Rookie of the Week
Freshman forward earns first conference weekly honor after leading women's basketball to a tournament championship

November 18, 2012
Women's Basketball Wins Tip-Off Tournament Championship
Olivia Murphy named tournament MVP; Kirsten Morrison and Andrea Suffredini named to All-Tournament team.

November 17, 2012
Women’s Basketball Edges Middlebury in Overtime in Season Debut
Beacons notch first win of the year with 66-61 win over Middlebury College

November 14, 2012
Women's Basketball Picked To Finish Seventh In The Little East
Beacons return four starters and seven members from last season's team

October 19, 2012
Jess Duff Joins Women's Basketball Coaching Staff
Former Wellesley College standout and Tufts University assistant joins Beacons staff for the 2012-13 season.