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2011-12 Women's Basketball News

April 12, 2012
Eckhoff and Kurowski Named America East Winter Scholar-Athletes
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC swimming and diving junior Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) and women’s basketball senior Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) have been named America East Scholar-Athletes for the 2011-12 winter season, the conference office announced on Thursday.

April 5, 2012
Kurowski Named to Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar-Athlete Team for Second Straight Year
CLEVELAND, Ohio – UMBC senior guard Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) was named to the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar Athlete Team for the second consecutive year, the organization announced.

April 3, 2012
Kurowski Named to the Lowes Senior CLASS Award Second Team
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – UMBC women’s basketball senior Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) has been selected to the Lowes Senior CLASS Award Second Team, which recognizes the nation’s top female basketball seniors who excel in the classroom and make an impact in their community, in addition to their accomplishments on the court.

March 10, 2012
America East Championship Game to be Aired Live on MASN, Streamed Live on ESPN3
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The America East women’s basketball championship game between the No.5-seed UMBC Retrievers and the No. 2-seed Albany Great Danes will be aired on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) and streamed live on ESPN3, the conference office announced.

March 10, 2012
Retrievers’ Dream Run Ends in Title Game at Albany
ALBANY, N.Y. – Looking to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament for only the second time in school history, the No. 5-seed UMBC women’s basketball team came up one step short, falling to No.2-seed Albany, 69-61, in the America East Championship Game Saturday night at SEFCU Arena.

March 9, 2012
Women's Basketball Heads to Albany for the America East Championship Game
BALTIMORE, Md. - The UMBC women's basketball team (17-14), the No.5 seed in the conference tournament, heads to Albany, N.Y. to face the No. 2-seed Great Danes in the America East title game on Saturday night at SEFCU Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m.

March 9, 2012
Women’s Basketball Senior Michelle Kurowski Voted UMBC Athlete of the Month for February
BALTIMORE, Md. – Senior guard Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) of the women’s basketball team was named UMBC’s Athlete of the Month for February 2012 in a poll conducted from Mar. 1-9.

March 4, 2012
Kurowski’s 25 Points Lead Women’s Basketball Past Boston U., 77-61, and into America East Finals - Update
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – UMBC women’s basketball senior Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) scored a game-high 25 points as the No. 5-seed Retrievers (17-14) defeated No.1-seed Boston University, 77-61, Sunday afternoon in the America East Semifinals at the Chase Family Arena on the campus of the University of Hartford.

March 3, 2012
Women's Basketball Set to Take on Boston U. in America East Semifinals
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - After slipping by No.4-seed New Hampshire in the America East Quarterfinals on Friday, the No. 5-seed UMBC women's basketball team (16-14) is set to take on regular season champion and No. 1-seed Boston U. on Sunday morning in the semifinal round.

March 2, 2012
Kurowski Sinks New Hampshire with Two Late Free Throws
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – UMBC Women’s basketball senior Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) sank two free throws with one second left to lift No. 5-seed UMBC (16-14) past No. 4-seed New Hampshire (16-13), 59-57, in the America East Quarterfinals, Friday afternoon at Chase Family Arena.

March 1, 2012
Chase Earns America East Rookie of the Year; Brown and Kurowski Named to the All-Conference Teams
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – UMBC women’s basketball freshman Lauren Chase (Bowie, Md./Riverdale Baptist) was named the America East Rookie of the Year, in addition to being a unanimous selection to the All-Rookie team, the conference announced Thursday at the annual awards reception on the campus of the University of Hartford.

March 1, 2012
Women's Basketball to Take on New Hampshire in America East Quarterfinals on Friday Afternoon
BALTIMORE, Md. - The UMBC women's basketball team travels to Connecticut for the second time in three weeks, this time to play in the America East Championship.

February 28, 2012
Brown Named 2012 America East Co-Player of the Game
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. – UMBC senior forward Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) was named the 2012 America East Co-Player of the Game, the conference announced on Tuesday.

February 25, 2012
Seniors Shine as Women's Basketball Upends Vermont, 72-60, in Regular Season Finale
BALTIMORE- UMBC senior guard Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y.) led all scorers with 21 points and had plenty of help as the Retrievers celebrated a memorable Senior Day with a 72- 60 victory over Vermont.

February 24, 2012
Women's Basketball Hosts Vermont on Saturday for Senior Day
BALTIMORE, MD. - The UMBC women's basketball (14-14, 8-7 America East) team will celebrate the careers of three of its most successful seniors on Saturday when the Retrievers host America East rival Vermont in the final home game of the year.

February 22, 2012
Brown and Kurowski Named Nominees for America East Women’s Basketball Fans’ Choice Player of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. – UMBC women’s basketball seniors Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) and Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) have been nominated for the 2011-12 America East Women’s Basketball Fans’ Choice Player of the Year.

February 22, 2012
Women’s Basketball Cannot Come Back from First Half Deficit, Falls at Boston U., 61-56
BOSTON, MASS. – The UMBC women’s basketball team outscored Boston U., 35-28, in the second half, but it was not enough to overcome a 12-point halftime deficit, as the Retrievers fell to the Terriers, 61-56, Wednesday night at Case Gymnasium.

February 21, 2012
Women's Basketball Looks to Bounce Back at Boston U. on Wednesday
BALTIMORE, MD. - The UMBC women's basketball team (14-13, 8-6 America East) heads to Massachusetts looking to bounce back against league-leading Boston University on Wednesday night.

February 20, 2012
Chase Named America East Rookie of the Week for the Fourth Time
(Bowie, Md./Riverdale Baptist) was named the America East Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season, the conference office announced on Monday.

February 19, 2012
Women's Basketball Set to Take on Hartford in First Nationally Televised America East Game
BALTIMORE, MD. - The UMBC women's basketball team tavels to Connecticut to take on Hartford in a crucial late season America East contest.

February 19, 2012
Hartford’s Long-Range Shooting Fells Women’s Basketball, 66-54
WEST HARTFORD, CONN. – UMBC women’s basketball freshman Lauren Chase (Bowie, Md./Riverdale Baptist) scored a team-high 15 points, but the Retrievers could not overcome Hartford, falling, 66-54, Sunday afternoon at the Chase Family Arena.

February 15, 2012
Big Second Half Leads Women’s Basketball Past Binghamton
BALTIMORE, MD. – The UMBC women’s basketball team (14-12, 8-5 America East) erased a two- point halftime deficit and outscored Binghamton, 39-24, in the second half to beat the Bearcats, 63-50, Wednesday evening at the RAC Arena.

February 14, 2012
Women's Basketball Hosts Binghamton for Play 4 Kay Event on Wednesday
BALTIMORE, MD. - The UMBC women's basketball team returns to the court on Wedneday, when the Retrievers host America East rival Binghamton.

February 8, 2012
Seniors Lead Women’s Basketball Past Stony Brook, 63-51
STONY BROOK, N.Y. – UMBC women’s basketball’s three seniors combined to score 49 points as the Retrievers pulled away from Stony Brook in the second half, to defeat the Seawolves, 63-51, Wednesday night at Pritchard Gymnasium.

February 7, 2012
Women's Basketball Heads to Long Island to Face Stony Brook on Wednesday
BALTIMORE, MD. - The UMBC women's basketball team heads to Long Island to continue its America East schedule and take on Stony Brook on Wednesday.

February 4, 2012
Four Retrievers in Double Figures as Women’s Basketball Defeats Maine, 66-44
BALTIMORE, MD. – Senior forward Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) continued her mastery of Maine, leading four Retrievers in double figures with 18 points, as UMBC defeated visiting Maine, 66-44, Saturday afternoon at the RAC Arena

February 3, 2012
Women's Basketball Hosts Maine to Kick Off Hall of Fame Day
BALTIMORE, MD. - The UMBC women's basketball team will kick-off the Athletics Hall of Fame festivities on Saturday by hosting America East rival Maine at the RAC.

February 1, 2012
Albany Comes Back in Final Minute to Down Women’s Basketball, 65-63
BALTIMORE, MD. – Sara Royals’ lay-up with nine seconds capped an 8-0 spurt in the final minute, as Albany came back to defeat the UMBC women’s basketball team, 65-63, Wednesday night at the RAC Arena.

January 31, 2012
Women's Basketball Returns Home to Take on Albany
BALTIMORE, MD. - After a road loss on Saturday, the UMBC Women's Basketball team returns to the RAC to start a two-game homestand, beginning on Wednesday against America East rival Albany.

January 28, 2012
Three Retrievers Record Double-Doubles, but Women’s Basketball Falls at UNH, 75-68
DURHAM, N.H. – UMBC women’s basketball junior Kristin Coles (Charles Town, W.Va./Notre Dame Academy/American), senior Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) and freshman Lauren Chase (Bowie, Md./Riverdale Baptist) each recorded a double-double, but it was not enough as the Retrievers lost to New Hampshire, 75-68, Saturday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.

January 27, 2012
Women's Basketball Travels to New Hampshire for Saturday Matchup
BALTIMORE, MD. - The UMBC women's basketball team travels to New Hampshire to start the second half of their America East schedule for a matchup with the Wildcats on Saturday.

January 25, 2012
Women’s Basketball Falls to Boston U. in Front of Record Crowd
BALTIMORE, MD. ­– In front of 2,710 fans, a women’s basketball record at the RAC Arena, senior Erin Brown (Betheda, Md./Walt Whitman) scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds, but it was not enough, as UMBC (11-10, 5-3 America East) fell to Boston University, 59-53, Wednesday afternoon at Midday Madness, presented by the UMBC Summer Day Camp.

January 25, 2012
Women’s Basketball’s Kurowski Named Lowes Senior CLASS Award Finalist
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – UMBC senior guard Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) has been named one of ten finalists for the Lowes Senior CLASS Award , which is awarded to the nation’s top female basketball senior who has excels in the classroom and makes an impact in her community, in addition to her accomplishments on the court.

January 24, 2012
Women's Basketball Hosts League Leading Boston U. for Midday Madness on Wednesday
BALTIMORE, MD. - The UMBC women's basketball team hosts Boston University on Wednesday at the RAC Arena during Midday Madness, presented by the UMBC Summer Day Camp.

January 22, 2012
Kurowski Nets Season-High 20 as Women’s Basketball Defeats Vermont, 67-58
BURLINGTON, VT. – Senior Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) led all scorers with a season-high 20 points, while junior Kristin Coles (Charles Town, W.Va./Notre Dame Prep/American) added 19, as the UMBC women’s basketball team defeated Vermont, 67-58, Sunday afternoon at Patrick Gymnasium.

January 21, 2012
Women's Basketball Looks to Rebound at Vermont on Sunday
BALTIMORE, MD - Looking to rebound from a tough mid-week loss, the UMBC women's basketball team (10-9, 4-2 America East) travels to New England to take on America East rival Vermont (8-12, 2-5 America East) on Sunday.

January 19, 2012
Obajolu Records Double-Double, But Women’s Basketball Falls at Binghamton, 61-43
VESTAL, N.Y. – Senior Topé Obajolu (Randallstown, Md./Archbishop Carroll) scored ten points and grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds, but the UMBC women’s basketball team fell to Binghamton, 61-43, Thursday night at the Events Center.

January 18, 2012
Women's Basketball Heads to New York to Face Binghamton on Thursday
BALTIMORE - The UMBC women's basketball travels to Vestal, N.Y. looking to build on its season-long three game win streak. The Retrievers take on America East rival Binghamton on Thursday evening.

January 16, 2012
Coles’ Second Straight Double-Double Leads Women’s Basketball Past Hartford, 71-59
BALTIMORE, MD. – Junior Kristin Coles (Charles Town, W.Va./Notre Dame Academy/American) recorded her second straight double-double, scoring 10 points and grabbing 11 rebounds, as the UMBC women’s basketball team overcame an early 13 point deficit to beat America East rival Hartford, 71-59, Monday afternoon at the RAC Arena.

January 16, 2012
Chase Wins Second Straight America East Rookie of the Week Award
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. – UMBC women’s basketball freshman Lauren Chase (Bowie, Md./Riverdale Baptist) was named America East Rookie of the Week for the second straight week and third time this season, the conference office announced on Monday.

January 15, 2012
Women's Basketball Hosts Hartford for Monday Matinée
BALTIMORE - Looking for their fourth conference win, and third win in a row, the UMBC women's basketball team (9-8, 3-1 America East) host conference rival Hartford Monday afternoon at the RAC Arena.

January 12, 2012
Five in Double-Digits as Women’s Basketball Defeats Stony Brook, 73-47
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s basketball team outscored Stony Brook 49-23 in the second half, using 20 points from senior Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman), to overcome a 10- point first half deficit to defeat the Seawolves, 73-47, Thursday evening at the RAC Arena.

January 12, 2012
Women's Basketball Begins Brief Homestand Thursday Against Stony Brook
BALTIMORE - After two consectutive road games, the UMBC women's basketball team (8-8, 2-1 AE) returns home to start a two-game homestand on Thursday against America East rival Stony Brook (4-12, 1-2 AE). Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. The game can be heard on V1370 AM and V1370.com, and, as always, it will be streamed live at UMBCRetrievers.tv.

January 12, 2012
Women’s Basketball Senior Erin Brown voted UMBC Athlete of the Month for December
BALTIMORE – Senior forward Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) of the women’s basketball team was named UMBC’s Athlete of the Month for December 2011 in a poll conducted from Jan. 3-12.

January 9, 2012
Lauren Chase Picks Up Second Rookie of the Week Award
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. – For the second time this season, freshman Lauren Chase (Bowie, Md./Riverdale Baptist) has been named America East Rookie of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.

January 7, 2012
Team Effort Leads Women’s Basketball Past Maine, 75-55
ORONO, MAINE – Nine different Retrievers scored, led by a game-high 23 points from senior Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman), as the UMBC women’s basketball team defeated Maine, 75-55, Saturday afternoon at Alfond Arena.

January 6, 2012
Women's Basketball Heads North for Weekend Matchup with Maine
BALTIMORE - Looking to bounce back from a mid-week setback at Albany, the UMBC women's basketball team (7-8, 1-1 AE) heads to the Northeast for a matchup with Maine (3-11, 0-1 AE) Saturday afternoon at Alfond Arena.

January 4, 2012
Women’s Basketball Falls at Albany, 53-41
ALBANY, N.Y.—The UMBC women’s basketball team (7-8, 1-1 AE) dropped a 53-41 decision to America East rival Albany (8-7, 2-0 AE) Wednesday evening at the Great Danes’ SEFCU Arena.

January 3, 2012
Women's Basketball Back in Action Wednesday at Albany
BALTIMORE--Fresh off a thrilling come-from-behind win over New Hampshire on Monday, the UMBC women's basketball team (7-7, 1-0 AE) hits the road to take on America East rival Albany (7-7, 1-0 AE) Wednesday evening. Tipoff from SEFCU Arena is schedule for 7 p.m.

January 2, 2012
Brown, Coles Fuel Second-Half Comeback, as Women’s Basketball Rallies for 67-65 Victory over New Hampshire in America East Opener
BALTIMORE—Senior forward Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) and junior guard Kristin Coles (Charles Town, W.Va./Notre Dame Academy/American) each scored 15 points in the second half as the UMBC women’s basketball team (7-7, 1-0 AE) rallied from an 11-point deficit to defeat New Hampshire (7-6, 0-1 AE) by a score of 67-65 Monday evening at the RAC Arena in the America East opener for both teams.

January 1, 2012
Women's Basketball Welcomes New Hampshire to Open America East Play Monday Evening
BALTIMORE--The preseason America East favorite UMBC women's basketball team (6-7) opens conference play Monday evening by welcoming New Hampshire (7-5) to the RAC Arena for a 7 p.m. tipoff. As always, the game will be streamed live at UMBCRetrievers.tv.

December 29, 2011
Virginia Tech Holds Off Retrievers, 57-52, on Second Day of Hokie Classic
BLACKSBURG, Va.—UMBC senior forward Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) and junior guard Brittany Crowell (Brandywine, Md./Gwynn Park/James Madison) combined for 34 points on 10 three-pointers, but the UMBC women’s basketball team (6-7) fell to Virginia Tech (4-9) by a score of 57-52 Thursday evening on the final day of the Hilton Garden Inn Hokie Classic at Cassell Coliseum.

December 28, 2011
Women’s Basketball Falls to High Point, 62-51, on First Day of Hokie Classic
BLACKSBURG, Va.—Senior guard Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) scored 15 points, but the UMBC women’s basketball team (6-6) dropped a 62-51 decision to High Point (5-5) Wednesday evening at Virginia Tech’s Cassell Coliseum on the first day of the Hilton Garden Inn Hokie Classic.

December 27, 2011
Women's Basketball Concludes Non-Conference Slate at Hokie Classic; Retrievers Face High Point Wednesday
BALTIMORE--Following an eight-day break for the holidays, the UMBC women's basketball team (6-5) closes out 2011 at the Hilton Garden Inn Hokie Classic in Blacksburg, Va.

December 20, 2011
Women’s Basketball Knocks Off Navy, 54-46
ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Senior forward Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) scored 20 points on a career-high six 3-pointers to lead the UMBC women’s basketball (6-5) team to a 54-46 victory over in-state rival Navy (6-5) Tuesday evening at Alumni Hall.

December 19, 2011
Women's Basketball Returns to the Court Tuesday at Navy
BALTIMORE--Following a 10-day break for final exams, the UMBC women's basketball team (5-5) returns to the court Tuesday evening at in-state rival Navy (6-4).

December 12, 2011
Women’s Basketball Inks Five for 2012-13
BALTIMORE—UMBC head women’s basketball coach Phil Stern announced today that five players have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Retrievers in 2012.

December 10, 2011
Women’s Basketball Falls to Hampton, 75-47
HAMPTON, Va.—The UMBC women’s basketball team (5-5) fell to Hampton (7-1) by a score of 75-47 Saturday evening at the HU Convocation Center.

December 9, 2011
Women's Basketball Looks to Stay Hot at Hampton
BALTIMORE--The UMBC women's basketball team (5-4) goes for its third straight win Saturday evening at Hampton (6-1), winners of four in a row.

December 8, 2011
Women’s Basketball Outlasts George Mason, 65-53
BALTIMORE—Senior forward Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) scored 21 points and senior guard Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) tallied 19 to lead the UMBC women’s basketball team (5-4) to a 65-53 win over a red-hot George Mason squad (6-2) Thursday evening at the RAC Arena, snapping the Patriots’ six-game winning streak.

December 7, 2011
Women's Basketball Concludes Homestand Thursday Evening Against George Mason
BALTIMORE--Fresh off a 65-60 win over UMES Tuesday evening, the UMBC women's basketball team (4-4) looks to keep the momentum going against a red-hot George Mason squad (6-1) Thursday evening.

December 6, 2011
Retrievers Halt Shooting Woes, Losing Skid in 65-60 Win Over UMES
BALTIMORE—Senior forward Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) scored 24 points and the UMBC women’s basketball team (4-4) shot 50 percent in a 65-60 win over in-state rival UMES (2-4) Tuesday evening at the RAC Arena, snapping a two-game skid.

December 5, 2011
Women's Basketball Hosts UMES Tuesday Evening
BALTIMORE--Coming off back-to-back losses, the UMBC women's basketball team (3-4) looks to get back on track Tuesday evening when it hosts in-state rival UMES at 7 p.m. As always, the game will be streamed live at UMBCRetrievers.tv.

December 3, 2011
Short-Handed Retrievers Fall to Princeton, 56-41; Brown Scores 1,000th Career Point
BALTIMORE—UMBC senior forward Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) scored her 1,000th career point and finished with 19 in the game, but the Retrievers (3-4), playing without three starters, fell to mid-major power Princeton (7-1) by a score of 56-41 Saturday afternoon at the RAC Arena.

December 2, 2011
Women's Basketball Opens Three-Game Homestand Against Mid-Major Power Princeton Saturday Afternoon
BALTIMORE--After nearly a week off, the UMBC women's basketball team (3-3) begins a busy stretch of four games in eight days Saturday when it hosts defending Ivy League champion Princeton (6-1) at 2 p.m.

November 30, 2011
Two UMBC Women’s Basketball Games to be Aired Nationally
CAMBRIDGE—Two UMBC women’s basketball games will be nationally broadcast as part of the America East Conference’s new TV packages with ESPN and CBS Sports Network, the league announced this week.

November 27, 2011
Poor Shooting Dooms Retrievers in 56-45 Loss at Towson
TOWSON, Md.—Three Retrievers reached double figures, but the UMBC women’s basketball team shot just 26.8 percent from the floor in a 56-45 loss to cross-town rival Towson (4-1) Sunday afternoon at the Towson Center.

November 26, 2011
Women's Basketball Tangles with Towson Sunday Afternoon
BALTIMORE--Coming off a a 60-56 victory over Loyola, the UMBC women's basketball team (3-2) looks to make it two in a row against its cross-town rivals when it visits Towson (3-1) Sunday afternoon.

November 22, 2011
Women’s Basketball Defeats Loyola, 60-56
BALTIMORE—Senior guard Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) scored 19 points and junior guard Kristin Coles (Charles Town, W.Va./Notre Dame Academy/American) keyed the Retriever defense in a 60-56 win over cross-town rival Loyola Tuesday evening at the Greyhounds’ Reitz Arena. UMBC improves to 3-2 on the season, while Loyola falls to 1-3.

November 21, 2011
Women's Basketball Visits Loyola in Pre-Thanksgiving Showdown Tuesday Evening
BALTIMORE--The UMBC women's basketball team looks to return to its winning ways Tuesday evening when it visits cross-town rival Loyola.

November 19, 2011
Retrievers Push No. 9 Maryland to the Limit in 70-59 Loss
BALTIMORE—Senior guards Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) and Erin Brown (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) each scored 14 points, and the UMBC women’s basketball team (2-2) gave No. 9 Maryland (4-0) all it could handle before falling, 70-59, in front of a boisterous crowd of 2,305 at the RAC Arena Saturday evening.

November 18, 2011
Women's Basketball Puts Home-Court Winning Streak on the Line Saturday Against No. 9 Maryland
BALTIMORE--The UMBC women's basketball team (2-1) puts its school-record 12-game home-court winning streak on the line Saturday evening when it welcomes ninth-ranked Maryland to the RAC Arena for a 7 p.m. tipoff.

November 16, 2011
Retrievers’ Comeback Falls Short in 68-60 Loss at Coppin State
BALTIMORE—Trailing by 19 points at halftime, the UMBC women’s basketball team (2-1) rallied to pull as close as four in the second but could not complete the comeback, falling to cross-town rival Coppin State (1-1) by a score of 68-60 Wednesday evening at the Eagles’ Physical Education Complex.

November 16, 2011
Women’s Basketball Jumps to No. 15 in CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Poll
BALTIMORE—The UMBC women’s basketball team is ranked 15th in the most recent CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25, which was released Tuesday evening.

November 15, 2011
Women's Basketball Set to Face Coppin State Wednesday Afternoon
BALTIMORE--Off to their first 2-0 start since 2005, the UMBC women's basketball team visits cross-town rival Coppin State Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Eagles' Physical Education Complex

November 14, 2011
Lauren Chase Tabbed America East Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—UMBC freshman point guard Lauren Chase (Bowie, Md./Riverdale Baptist) was named America East Rookie of the Week for the first week of the season, the league announced Monday.

November 13, 2011
Three Retrievers Post Double-Doubles as Women’s Basketball Survives Monmouth, 68-64
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.—Three Retrievers posted double-doubles as the UMBC women’s basketball team improved to 2-0 with a 68-64 victory over Monmouth (0-1) Sunday afternoon at the Hawks’ Multipurpose Activity Center.

November 12, 2011
Women's Basketball Visits Former Northeast Conference Foe Monmouth Sunday Afternoon
BALTIMORE--Fresh off a dominating 72-50 season-opening win over Morgan State, the UMBC women's basketball team hits the road for the first time on Sunday afternoon when it visits former Northeast Conference rival Monmouth for a 3 p.m. tipoff.

November 11, 2011
Balanced Attack Leads Women’s Basketball to Season-Opening 72-50 Win Over Morgan State
BALTIMORE—Four Retrievers reached double figures as the UMBC women’s basketball team cruised to a 72-50 victory over cross-town rival Morgan State Friday evening at the RAC Arena in the season opener for both teams.

November 10, 2011
Women's Basketball Tips Off Season Friday Evening Against Morgan State
BALTIMORE--The America East preseason favorite UMBC women's basketball team opens its 2011-12 campaign Friday evening when it welcomes cross-town rival Morgan State to the RAC Arena for a 5 p.m. tipoff.

November 8, 2011
2011-12 Women's Basketball Season Outlook
Before the 2010-11 season, there were not many high expectations surrounding the UMBC women’s basketball team.

November 7, 2011
Michelle Kurowski Selected as Candidate for Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.—UMBC senior guard Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksville) has been named one of 30 candidates for the prestigious Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, which honors the nation’s best women’s basketball seniors who also excel in the classroom and make an impact in their communities.

November 2, 2011
Women’s Basketball Ranked 21st in CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Poll
BALTIMORE—The UMBC women’s basketball team is ranked 21st in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 preseason poll, which was released Tuesday evening.

October 13, 2011
Women’s Basketball Favored to Win America East; Kurowski and Brown Tabbed to Preseason All-Conference Team
HARTFORD, Conn.—The UMBC women’s basketball team has been chosen as the 2011-12 America East preseason favorite as determined by a vote of the league’s nine head coaches, the conference announced today at the 2011 America East Basketball Tip-Off Event at the Connecticut State Capitol.

September 8, 2011
Women’s Basketball Announces 2011-12 Schedule
BALTIMORE—The UMBC women’s basketball team today revealed its 2011-12 schedule, highlighted by nine games against teams that advanced to the 2011 postseason, as well as seven in-state rivals.

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