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2014-15 Women's Basketball News

January 25, 2015
Women’s Basketball Falls to Maine, 56-42
UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) tallied her 19th double-digit scoring game of the season, finishing with a team-best 13 points, but Maine knocked down seven threes en route to a 56-42 victory in America East action on Sunday afternoon at the RAC Arena.

January 24, 2015
Women’s Basketball Continues Home Action Against Maine on Sunday
UMBC women’s basketball continues its home action on Sunday, Jan. 25 when the Retrievers entertain Maine at 1 p.m. inside the RAC Arena. All the live action is available free of charge at UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.

January 22, 2015
Women’s Basketball Comes Up Short Against Albany, 72-62
UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) led the Retrievers to a strong performance with 28 points and seven rebounds, but a 7-0 second-half run helped Albany to defeat the Retrievers, 72-62, during UMBC's 10th annual Midday Madness in America East action on Thursday afternoon at the RAC Arena.

January 21, 2015
Women’s Basketball Hosts 10th Annual Midday Madness on Thursday
UMBC women’s basketball returns home for back-to-back America East contests, starting with its 10th annual Midday Madness game against Albany on Thursday, Jan. 22. Tip-off is set for noon at the RAC Arena, with all the live action available at UMBCRetrievers.tv.

January 19, 2015
Women’s Basketball Drops Tough Battle at Hartford, 70-63
UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guards Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) and Liz McNaughton (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) combined to hit seven of 13 shots from beyond the arc to help the Retrievers try to eliminate a 15-point second-half deficit, but the Retrievers fell short against Hartford, 70-63, in America East action on Monday afternoon at Chase Family Arena.

January 18, 2015
Women’s Basketball Travels to Hartford for Martin Luther King Day Matinee
UMBC women’s basketball looks to conclude its road swing with back-to-back victories as the Retrievers travel to Hartford to take on the Hawks in a Martin Luther King Day matinee at Chase Family Arena on Monday, Jan. 19. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m., with all the live action available on the America East digital network.

January 17, 2015
UMBC Women’s Basketball Holds Off Vermont to Snap Skid, 68-61
UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) and sophomore guard Taylor McCarley (Bowie, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) combined for 39 points, 14 rebounds, nine steals and seven assists to help the Retrievers snap a six-game skid and earn their first America East victory of the season in a 68-61 win against Vermont on Saturday afternoon at Patrick Gymnasium.

January 16, 2015
Women’s Basketball Hits the Road for America East Matchup at Vermont
UMBC women’s basketball continues its rough schedule on Saturday, Jan. 17 when it travels to Burlington to take on Vermont. Game time is set for 2 p.m. at Patrick Gymnasium, with all the live action available at UMBCRetrievers.com.

January 14, 2015
Women’s Basketball Runs Into a Hot Hand Against Stony Brook, 66-50
UMBC women’s basketball received 14 points apiece from a pair of its junior guards, but the Retrievers ran into the hot shooting hand of Stony Brook, who knocked down 53 percent of its shots to defeat UMBC, 66-50, in America East action on Wednesday evening at the RAC Arena.

January 13, 2015
Women’s Basketball Returns to the RAC for Midweek Matchup Against Stony Brook
UMBC women’s basketball returns to the familiar confines of the RAC Arena for just the second time in 11 games when it hosts Stony Brook in America East action on Wednesday, Jan. 14. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m., with all the live action available on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.

January 10, 2015
First-Half Run Downs Women's Basketball at New Hampshire, 67-45
UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Capree Garner knocked down seven of her 10 shots for a team-best 15 points, but New Hampshire used a decisive 19-3 run in the first half to defeat the Retrievers, 67-45 in America East action on Saturday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.

January 9, 2015
Women’s Basketball Continues Tough Stretch at New Hampshire on Saturday
UMBC women’s basketball continues its tough stretch as it plays away from the RAC Arena for the ninth time in its last 10 games when the Retrievers take on New Hampshire in a Saturday afternoon matinee on Jan. 10 at Lundholm Gymnasium. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. with live action available on the America East digital network.

January 8, 2015
Women’s Basketball Suffers 75-62 Setback to UMass Lowell in America East Opener
UMBC women’s basketball had three players finish in double-digit points in its America East opener, including a season-high 12 points from freshman guard Laura Castaldo, but the Retrievers shot 29.4 percent for the game to fall to UMass Lowell, 75-62, on Field Trip Day at the Tsongas Center on Thursday afternoon.

January 7, 2015
Women’s Basketball Jumps Back on the Road for America East Opener at UMass Lowell
UMBC women’s basketball jumps back on the road for its America East Opener on Thursday, Jan. 8 when the Retrievers travel to UMass Lowell to take on the River Hawks for an 11 a.m. tip for Field Trip Day at the Tsongas Center.

January 1, 2015
Women’s Basketball Drops Non-Conference Finale to Morgan State, 54-46
UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Liz McNaughton reached double-figures for the third time in the last four games to lead the Retrievers with 12 points, but UMBC fell to Morgan State, 54-46, in a New Year’s Day non-conference matchup at the RAC Arena.

December 31, 2014
Women’s Basketball Returns Home to Open the New Year Against Morgan State
UMBC women’s basketball returns home after a seven-game road swing and wraps-up its non-conference slate when the Retrievers celebrate the New Year by hosting Morgan State on Thursday, Jan. 1. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the RAC Arena, with Troy Green calling all the live action on Q1370 (www.q1370.com).

December 30, 2014
Women’s Basketball Suffers Second Straight Heartbreaker in Philadelphia; Retrievers Fall to La Salle, 65-62
UMBC women’s basketball’s senior center Dana Lewis knocked down a pair of free throws with 5.3 seconds remaining in the game to reset her career-high and bring the Retrievers within one point of La Salle, but the Explorers were able to hold off the comeback with a pair of free throws from freshman guard Amy Griffin with 4.3 seconds on the clock for the 65-62 victory in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon at Tom Gola Arena.

December 29, 2014
Women’s Basketball Drops Tough Battle at Penn, 69-63
UMBC women’s basketball battled all the way to the end, but was unable to overcome an early second-half run from Penn, despite receiving a four-trey performance for the second straight game from junior guard Liz McNaughton, as the Retrievers fell short on the comeback in their first-ever trip to The Palestra, 69-63, in non-conference action on Monday evening.

December 29, 2014
Women’s Basketball’s Taylor McCarley Earns America East Player of the Week
UMBC women’s basketball’s sophomore guard Taylor McCarley earned the Retrievers’ first America East Player of the Week honor of season, as announced by the league office on Monday.

December 28, 2014
Women’s Basketball Closes Out 2014 with a Pair of Contests in Philadelphia
UMBC women’s basketball closes out 2014 with a pair of games in Philadelphia with trips to Pennsylvania and La Salle. The Retrievers take on Penn on Monday, Dec. 29 at 7 p.m. at The Palestra, and conclude their seven-game road trip in the year’s finale versus the Explorers on Tuesday. Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. inside Tom Gola Arena. Follow the live action on UMBCRetrievers.com.

December 22, 2014
Career-Bests From McCarley and McNaughton Leads UMBC Women’s Basketball Past UMES, 87-78
UMBC women’s basketball shot 50 percent from the floor and received career-bests from sophomore guard Taylor McCarley (Bowie, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) and junior guard Liz McNaughton (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) en route to snapping a two-game skid and defeating UMES, 87-78, in non-conference action at William P. Hytche Athletic Center on Monday afternoon.

December 21, 2014
Women’s Basketball Travels to UMES Monday
UMBC women’s basketball continues road action at UMES on Monday, Dec. 22. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. at William P. Hytche Athletic Center. Live stats will be available at UMBCRetrievers.com.

December 18, 2014
Women’s Basketball Falls to Rider, 67-55
UMBC women’s basketball guards Capree Garner and Emily Russo combined for 31 points, 12 rebounds and five steals, but the Retrievers shot just 27.5 percent from the floor to fall to Rider, 67-55, in Thursday evening’s non-conference matchup at Alumni Gymnasium.

December 17, 2014
Women’s Basketball Returns to Action at Rider on Thursday
UMBC women’s basketball returns to action after a nine-day hiatus when the Retrievers travel to Rider to take on the Broncs in the first game of a double-header on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m., inside Alumni Gymnasium. All the live action can be found at UMBCRetrievers.com.

December 12, 2014
Stern Signs Gelbaugh for UMBC Women's Basketball During Early Signing Period
UMBC women’s basketball head coach Phil Stern signed Michaela Gelbaugh (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin East) to a National Letter of Intent during the early signing period.

December 9, 2014
Women’s Basketball Suffers 85-41 Setback to Bucknell
UMBC women’s basketball junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) scored her eighth straight double-digit performance, scoring a team-best 18 points, but Bucknell shot 83.3 percent from three-point land in the opening half en route to an 85-41 victory in non-conference action on Tuesday night at Sojka Pavilion.

December 8, 2014
Women’s Basketball Continues Road Swing at Bucknell on Tuesday
UMBC women’s basketball looks to build upon Friday’s come-from-behind victory on Tuesday when it travels to Lewisburg, Pa., for a 7 p.m. tip-off against Bucknell at Sojka Pavilion. All the live action is available at UMBCRetrievers.com.

December 5, 2014
Second-Half Charge Leads UMBC Women’s Basketball Past Columbia, 76-66
UMBC women’s basketball’s Liz McNaughton (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) scored 11 of her career-best 14 points in the opening half to keep the Retrievers within striking distance, but it was a monster second half triggered by guards Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) and Taylor McCarley (Bowie, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) that guided UMBC to a 76-66 victory against Columbia on Friday afternoon at Levien Gymnasium.

December 4, 2014
Women’s Basketball Jumps Back into Action at Columbia on Friday
UMBC women’s basketball jumps right back on the road on Friday, Dec. 5 when it travels to New York, N.Y. to take on Columbia inside Levien Gymnasium at noon. All the live action is available free of charge at UMBCRetrievers.com.

December 3, 2014
Hot Second Half Shooting Downs UMBC Women’s Basketball at American, 77-51
UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) extended her double-digit scoring streak to six games, finishing with a team-high 14 points, but the Retrievers were unable to overcome American’s hot second-half shooting, falling to the Eagles, 77-51, in Wednesday night’s non-conference matchup at Bender Arena.

December 2, 2014
Women’s Basketball Opens Seven Game Road Trip at American on Wednesday
UMBC women’s basketball hits the road for its first of seven straight away contests in the month of December, when it travels to American on Wednesday, Dec. 3. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Bender Arena, with all the live action available at UMBCRetrievers.com. Dan Levin will have the call for all the live action on Q1370 (www.q1370.com).

November 25, 2014
Women’s Basketball’s Comeback Falls Shorts Against Local-Rival Towson, 59-54
UMBC women’s basketball’s junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) drilled a three-pointer with 56 seconds to go in the contest to trim what was a 12-point deficit to one point, 54-53, but a costly turnover in the final 33 seconds helped local-rival Towson hang on for a 59-54 victory in Tuesday night’s non-conference matchup at the RAC Arena.

November 24, 2014
Women’s Basketball Concludes Five-Game Home Stand Against Towson in Tuesday Doubleheader
UMBC women’s basketball concludes its five-game home stand on Tuesday, Nov. 25 when it hosts Towson in game one of a UMBC basketball doubleheader. Tip-off is scheduled for 5 p.m. at the RAC Arena, followed by the Retriever men’s team taking on Howard in the nightcap. All the live action is available free of charge on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.

November 23, 2014
Women’s Basketball Halted By Robert Morris, 84-60
UMBC women’s basketball’s sophomore guard Emily Russo (Woodbine, Glenelg) registered a career-high 14 points, while junior guard Capree Garner (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) totaled a game-high 23 points, but it was not enough to overcome a big second half for Robert Morris as the Retrievers suffered their first loss of the season, 84-60, in Sunday afternoon’s non-conference matchup at the RAC Arena.

November 21, 2014
Women’s Basketball Faces Another Early Test Hosting Robert Morris on Sunday
UMBC women’s basketball faces another early season test on Sunday, Nov. 23, when it hosts the defending Northeast Conference champion Robert Morris. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. at the RAC Arena, with all the live action available free of charge, courtesy of the America East digital network.

November 19, 2014
Women’s Basketball Secures First 3-0 Start Since 1989-90 Season With 78-65 Victory Versus Coppin State
UMBC women’s basketball used four double-digit scorers to overcome an 11-point first-half deficit and defeat local-rival Coppin State on Wednesday night at the RAC Arena to improve to 3-0 for the first time since the 1989-90 season.

November 18, 2014
Women’s Basketball Looks to Stay Hot Against Rival Coppin State on Wednesday
UMBC women’s basketball looks to stay hot after a 2-0 start when it hosts another local-rival Coppin State on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the RAC Arena, with all the live action available free of charge on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.

November 16, 2014
Women’s Basketball Uses Balanced Attack to Defeat Local-Rival Loyola, 81-58
UMBC women’s basketball registered its second straight game with 80-plus points, including 48 points coming in the paint, to pick up its second victory of the weekend. The Retrievers were led by a game-high 21 points from junior guard Capree Garner en route to an 81-58 victory against local-rival Loyola on Sunday evening at the RAC Arena.

November 15, 2014
Women’s Basketball Welcomes Local-Rival Loyola to the RAC Arena on Sunday
UMBC women’s basketball jumps right back into action after Friday night’s victory, when it welcomes local-rival Loyola to the RAC Arena on Sunday afternoon. Tip-off is schedule for 5 p.m. at the RAC Arena, following a 1 p.m. UMBC volleyball matchup against Albany. All the live action will be available free of charge on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network. Troy Green and Dan Levin will also have the live call on Q1370 (q1370.com).

November 14, 2014
Five Double-Digit Scorers Pace Women’s Basketball to 93-68 Victory Against Eastern
The UMBC women’s basketball team used five double-digit scorers to post its highest point total since Nov. 2009 in a 93-68 victory against the Eastern Eagles on Friday’s season-opener at the RAC Arena. Junior guard Capree Garner paced the Retrievers with a game-high 16 points, to go with six assists and three steals in her first contest with the black and gold.

November 12, 2014
Women’s Basketball Opens Season Versus Eastern on Friday; 2014-15 Season Outlook
UMBC women’s basketball opens its 47th season of competition and 13th under head coach Phil Stern on Friday, Nov. 14 when it welcomes Eastern (Pa.) for a noon showdown at the RAC Arena. All the live action is available free of charge on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.

October 28, 2014
Women’s Basketball Participates in Maryland’s Race for the Cure
UMBC women’s basketball returned to its active fall community service schedule, as the team participated in Maryland’s Race for the Cure with a 5K walk. The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Series is the world’s largest and most successful education and fundraising event for breast cancer ever created.

October 22, 2014
Women’s Basketball Picked to Finish Sixth in AEC
UMBC women’s basketball has been picked to finish sixth in the America East’s annual coaches’ preseason poll, as announced by the league office on Wednesday. Voting was conducted by the conference’s nine head coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own teams.

October 15, 2014
Women’s Basketball Volunteers at Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
The UMBC women’s basketball team continued its busy schedule of community service with a trip to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

September 30, 2014
Women’s Basketball Announces Television and Radio Schedules
The UMBC women’s basketball team will have seven games broadcast by Q1370 and one contest set to take place on ESPN3, as part of the America East television package.

September 23, 2014
Women’s Basketball Volunteers at Department of Juvenile Services
The UMBC women’s basketball team continued their active participation in the community on Saturday, Sept. 20 when the Retrievers traveled to the Thomas J.S. Waxter Center to visit the Department of Juvenile Services to speak to young girls in attendance, in addition to running basketball stations.

September 8, 2014
Women’s Basketball Announces Opponents for 2014-15 Campaign
UMBC Women’s Basketball Head Coach Phil Stern has announced the Retrievers’ 29-game 2014-15 schedule.

August 29, 2014
Women’s Basketball Building Relationship with Friends of Jaclyn Foundation
The UMBC women’s basketball team began building a relationship with the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation on Friday, Aug. 29 by making personalized birthday cards for members of the foundation.

August 14, 2014
Women’s Basketball Makes Summer Trips to My Sister’s Place
UMBC women’s basketball reported for summer classes in July and on top of completing work in the classroom and on the court, the Retrievers were able to take some time to be active in the local community with trips to My Sister’s Place throughout the month.

August 4, 2014
Barker Makes Return to Women’s Basketball as Director of Operations
Former UMBC women’s basketball guard Chelsea Barker has been named the Director of Basketball Operations, as announced by head coach Phil Stern.

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