2017-18 Women's Basketball News

  • Lauren Chadwick to Represent USA at U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships in Washington, D.C.
    July 02, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (July 5, 2018) – Most college student-athletes spend their summers working, going on vacation, and trying to stay in shape for the upcoming season.
  • Dorothy O’Neill to Represent Western New England at NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic
    March 21, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 21, 2018) – Senior guard Dorothy O’Neill (Staten Island, N.Y.) has been selected to represent Western New England University in the New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) Senior All-Star Classic, the organization announced last week. 
  • Golden Bears Fall to UNE in CCC Semifinals, 77-60
    February 22, 2018
    BIDDEFORD, Maine (February 22, 2018) – The fourth-seeded Western New England University women’s basketball team fell to top-seeded University of New England, 77-60, in the semifinal round of the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Tournament on Thursday night at Harold Alfond Forum. 
  • Golden Bears Advance to CCC Semifinals with 64-49 Victory over Salve Regina
    February 20, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 20, 2018) – Fourth-seeded Western New England University outscored fifth-seeded Salve Regina University by a combined 20 points in the second and third quarters on its way to a 64-49 victory over the Seahawks in the quarterfinal round of the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Women’s Basketball Tournament on Tuesday night at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • O’Neill & Orbann Receive All-CCC Recognition
    February 19, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 19, 2018) – Senior guard Dorothy O’Neill (Staten Island, N.Y.) and sophomore forward Meghan Orbann (East Hampton, Conn.) of the Western New England University women’s basketball team were both recognized when the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) announced its major award winners and All-CCC selections on Monday afternoon.
  • Nor’easters Rally Past Golden Bears on Senior Day, 61-54
    February 17, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 17, 2018) – The University of New England outscored Western New England University 11-0 over the final three minutes of regulation to earn a 61-54 win over the Golden Bears on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) women’s basketball action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • Golden Bears Roll to 69-43 Road Win at Wentworth
    February 13, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. (February 13, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to earn a 69-43 victory over Wentworth Institute of Technology on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Tansey Gymnasium. 
  • Courtney Carlson Earns First Career CCC Player of the Week Award
    February 12, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 12, 2018) – Sophomore forward Courtney Carlson (Woodbury, Conn.) of the Western New England University women’s basketball team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Player of the Week for the first time in her career, the league office announced on Monday afternoon. 
  • Western New England Overcomes Slow Start in 60-52 Win over Nichols
    February 10, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 10, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team used a 10-0 fourth quarter run to help overcome a slow start in a 60-52 win over Nichols College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • Defensive Effort Helps Western New England Earn 53-35 Victory at Curry
    February 08, 2018
    MILTON, Mass. (February 8, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team used a strong defensive performance to earn a 53-35 victory over Curry College on Thursday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Katz Gymnasium. 
  • Golden Bears Pull Away from Fighting Scots with Big Fourth Quarter, 60-46
    February 03, 2018
    WENHAM, Mass. (February 3, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team outscored Gordon College by 13 points in the fourth quarter to earn a 60-46 victory over the Fighting Scots on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Bennett Center. 
  • Endicott Holds off Western New England Late, 56-47
    January 30, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 30, 2018) – The Endicott College women’s basketball team held off Western New England University in the fourth quarter to earn a 56-47 victory over the Golden Bears on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • Fourth Quarter Rally Falls Short as Seahawks Edge Golden Bears, 65-62
    January 27, 2018
    NEWPORT, R.I. (January 27, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team nearly came all the way back from a 13-point fourth quarter deficit, but Salve Regina University held on late to earn a 65-62 victory over the Golden Bears on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Rodgers Recreation Center. 
  • Western New England Falls to Roger Williams in Overtime, 67-56
    January 24, 2018
    BRISTOL, R.I. (January 24, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team was outscored 15-4 in overtime as Roger Williams University came away with a 67-56 win over the Golden Bears on Wednesday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Campus Recreation Center. 
  • Golden Bears Extend Winning Streak to Five with 68-55 Victory over Eastern Nazarene
    January 20, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 20, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games with a 68-55 victory over Eastern Nazarene College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • NEPA Basketball: "Montrose Graduates Have Western New England Women Rolling"
    January 19, 2018
    January 18, 2018 - Meghan Gilhool had found many other ways to contribute to the Western New England women’s basketball team, but she had never scored in double figures when she took the floor Dec. 29 against Framingham State.
  • Golden Bears Outlast Gordon in Overtime for Chaszar’s 200th Career Victory
    January 18, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 18, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team outlasted Gordon College in overtime, 69-63, for head coach Nicole Chaszar’s 200th career victory on Thursday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • Dorothy O’Neill Earns First Career CCC Player of the Week Award
    January 16, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 16, 2018) – Senior guard Dorothy O’Neill (Staten Island, N.Y.) of the Western New England University women’s basketball team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Player of the Week for the first time in her career, the league office announced on Tuesday. 
  • Golden Bears Take Control Early in 83-57 Win over Wentworth
    January 16, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 16, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team built an 18-point halftime lead on its way to a 83-57 victory over the Wentworth Institute of Technology on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • Golden Bears Earn Road Victory at CCC-Leading UNE, 70-62
    January 13, 2018
    BIDDEFORD, Maine (January 13, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team surged past the University of New England late in the third quarter and held off the Nor’easters in the fourth to earn a 70-62 victory on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Harold Alfond Forum.
  • Golden Bears Grind Out 51-40 Win over Curry
    January 11, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 11, 2018) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team used a strong defensive performance to earn a 51-40 victory over Curry College on Thursday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • O’Neill Scores Career-High 33 Points, but Golden Bears Come Up Short at Endicott, 71-65
    January 09, 2018
    BEVERLY, Mass. (January 9, 2018) – Senior guard Dorothy O’Neill (Staten Island, N.Y.) scored a career-high 33 points, but the Western New England University women’s basketball team came up just short in a 71-65 loss to Endicott College on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at MacDonald Gymnasium. 
  • O’Neill Reaches 1,000-Point Milestone in Western New England’s 64-53 Victory at Nichols
    January 06, 2018
    DUDLEY, Mass. (January 6, 2018) – Senior guard Dorothy O’Neill (Staten Island, N.Y.) reached the 1,000-point milestone for her career as the Western New England University women’s basketball team posted a 64-53 victory over Nichols College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Nichols Athletic Center.  
  • Framingham State Tops Western New England on Buzzer Beater in Overtime, 90-89
    December 29, 2017
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 29, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team fell to Framingham State University 90-89 in overtime at the Land of Magic Classic on Friday evening at the Ocean Center. 
  • Golden Bears Fall to No. 18 Messiah at Land of Magic Classic
    December 28, 2017
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 28, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team dropped its opening game at the Land of Magic Classic to No. 18 ranked Messiah (Pa.) College, 70-40, on Thursday evening at the Ocean Center. 
  • Western New England Comes Through Late Again to Earn 75-72 Win at Emerson
    December 09, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. (December 9, 2017) – For the fourth straight game, the Western New England University women’s basketball team made clutch plays down the stretch to earn a 75-72 victory over Emerson College on Saturday afternoon in non-conference action at Brown & Plofker Gym. 
  • Golden Bears Edge Eastern Connecticut on Gilhool’s Layup in Final Seconds, 67-65
    December 07, 2017
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (December 7, 2017) – A layup by junior guard Meghan Gilhool (Montrose, Pa.) with three seconds remaining lifted the Western New England University women’s basketball team to a 67-65 victory over Eastern Connecticut State University on Thursday evening in non-conference action at Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium. 
  • Late Free Throw Lifts Golden Bears to 64-63 Victory at Eastern Nazarene
    December 05, 2017
    QUINCY, Mass. (December 5, 2017) – Sophomore forward Courtney Carlson (Woodbury, Conn.) made the go-ahead free throw with six seconds remaining and then blocked a three-point attempt at the buzzer as the Western New England University women’s basketball team secured a 64-63 victory over Eastern Nazarene College on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Lahue Physical Education Center. 
  • Western New England Starts Hot, Holds on Late to Earn 61-56 Victory over Salve Regina
    December 02, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (December 2, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s basketball team built a 14-point first quarter lead and held off a late charge by Salve Regina University to earn a 61-56 victory on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Roger Williams Pulls Away Late For 68-58 Win over Western New England
    November 29, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 29, 2017) – The Roger Williams University women’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to earn a 68-58 victory over Western New England University in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) opener for both teams on Wednesday evening at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
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