Women's Basketball Falls Shy in America East Quarterfinals Against Stony Brook, 61-49Women’s basketball’s freshman forward and America East Rookie of the Year Sara Tarbert registered her sixth double-double of the season and helped the seventh-seeded Retrievers to outscore the Seawolves, 34-28, in the second half, but it was not enough to overcome UMBC’s tough opening period, as second-seeded Stony Brook picked up the 61-49 victory in the America East Quarterfinals Friday afternoon at SEFCU Arena.
Women’s Basketball Travels to Binghamton in Regular-Season FinaleUMBC women’s basketball battles for the seventh seed in the America East Championship on Saturday, March 1 when it travels to Binghamton for its regular-season finale. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. at the Events Center, with all the live action available at AmericaEast.tv.
Hartford’s Long Ball Halts UMBC’s ComebackWomen’s basketball freshmen Sara Tarbert and Taylor McCarley combined for 40 of the Retrievers’ points in Saturday afternoon’s America East matchup at the Chase Family Arena, but Hartford used a school-record 16 three-point field goals to defeat the Retrievers, 80-64.
Women’s Basketball Travels to Hartford on SaturdayWomen’s basketball jumps back on the road for the final two games of the season, starting with a matchup at Hartford on Saturday, Feb. 22. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. inside Chase Family Arena, with all the live action available, free of charge, on the America East digital network.
Women’s Basketball Takes on Stony Brook in Home FinaleUMBC women’s basketball concludes its regular-season home slate on Wednesday, Feb. 19 when it welcomes Stony Brook for its annual Play4Kay contest. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the RAC Arena, with all the live action available at UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network. Donations for Play4Kay can be made on UMBCRetrievers.com.
UMBC’s Hot Shooting Downs Vermont, 77-62UMBC women’s basketball shot a season-best 56.1 percent and had five players score in double-figures en route to scoring a season-best 77 points in a 77-62 victory versus Vermont in America East action on Sunday afternoon at the RAC Arena.
Late Run Downs Women’s Basketball at UMass Lowell, 59-51UMBC women’s basketball’s freshman forward Sara Tarbert notched her fourth double-double of the season, but UMass Lowell tabbed a 16-2 run over the final 5:09 to pick up the 59-51 victory in America East action on Saturday afternoon at Costello Athletic Center.
Women’s Basketball Continues Road Trip at UMass LowellUMBC women’s basketball continues its road weekend on Saturday, Feb. 8 when it travels to UMass Lowell to take on the River Hawks. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. inside Costello Athletic Gymnasium, with all the live action available free of charge on the America East digital network.
Women’s Basketball Outlasted by New Hampshire, 46-35UMBC women’s basketball held New Hampshire to 13 first-half points, but the Wildcats outscored the Retrievers 33-17 in the second half en route to a 46-35 victory in America East action on Thursday night at Lundholm Gymnasium.
Maine’s Three Ball Drains UMBC Women’s Basketball, 61-48UMBC women’s basketball’s freshman forward Sara Tarbert notched her second 20-point effort in the last four games in Saturday afternoon’s America East matchup against Maine, but the Black Bears matched a program-record with 14 three-point field goals to defeat the Retrievers, 61-48.
Tabert Snags America East Rookie of the Week HonorsUMBC freshman forward Sara Tarbert shot 58.3 percent from the floor last week to lead the Retrievers in scoring and notch UMBC’s third consecutive America East Rookie of the Week honor, as announced by the conference office on Monday.
Women’s Basketball’s Comeback Falls Shy at Stony Brook, 66-62UMBC women’s basketball’s freshman guard Emily Russo knocked down her only three of the game with 4.8 seconds to go to bring the Retrievers within three points, 65-62, after trailing by 18 in the second half, but the black and gold ran out of time, allowing Stony Brook to hang on for the 66-62 victory.
Women’s Basketball Opens Tough Weekend at VermontUMBC women’s basketball hits the road for a tough stretch where it plays two America East games in three days, starting with a trip to Burlington, Vt., on Saturday, Jan. 18 to take on the Vermont Catamounts. Tip-off is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Patrick Gymnasium.