2017-18 Women's Basketball News

  • Worcester State Places 84 Student-Athletes on Winter 2018 MASCAC All-Academic Team
    March 28, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University Athletic Department has placed 84 student-athletes on the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) winter 2018 All-Academic team, as announced by the league Wednesday (Mar. 28) afternoon.
  • Herring and Sweeney Named to WACBA All-Star Teams
    March 26, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s Britt Herring (West Brookfield, Mass.) and Catherine Sweeney (Lowell, Mass.) have both been named to the 2017-18 Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WACBA) All-Star teams, as announced by Jen Toland of the Telegram last week.
  • Watkins, Surprenant, Manning, Scheeler, Danso Named to Winter 2018 MASCAC Sportsmanship Team
    March 15, 2018
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – 29 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) student-athletes have been recognized for their outstanding sportsmanship as members of the 2018 Winter Sportsmanship Team.
  • Herring and Sweeney Earn Spots on MASCAC All-Conference Teams
    February 28, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s Britt Herring (West Brookfield, Mass.) and Catherine Sweeney (Lowell, Mass.) have been named to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) All-Conference First and Seconds teams, respectively, as released by the league Wednesday (Feb. 28) afternoon.
  • Women’s Basketball Topped by Westfield in MASCAC Semifinal; Carens Nets Career-High 21 Points in Loss
    February 22, 2018
    WESTFIELD, Mass. - Top-seeded Westfield State University women’s basketball got 18 points each from freshman Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass) and junior Lucy Barrett (Williamstown, Mass) to defeat fourth seeded Worcester State University, 105-80 in Thursday night’s Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) semifinal game.
  • Herring Scores 1,000th Career Point as No. 4 Worcester State Defeats No. 5 Salem State in Overtime, 74-60
    February 20, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s junior Britt Herring (West Brookfield, Mass.) scored a team-high 17 points enroute to her 1,000th career point as the No. 4 seeded Lancers defeated the No. 5 seeded Salem State Vikings in a Tuesday evening Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) quarterfinal overtime thriller.
  • Worcester State Takes No. 4 Seed in MASCAC Women’s Basketball Tournament
    February 18, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s basketball team earned the No. 4 seed in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) women’s tournament as they completed their regular season on Saturday (Feb. 17) with a 12-13 overall record, and a 6-6 league record.
  • Women's Basketball Falls to Westfield State on Senior Day, 88-70
    February 17, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Westfield State University took a quick 21-point lead in the first quarter to propel to an 88-70 victory over the Worcester State University Lancers Saturday afternoon in a the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) regular season finale.
  • Women’s Basketball Held Off by Bridgewater State, 66-56
    February 14, 2018
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The Bears of Bridgewater State attained an early lead and held off the Lancers of Worcester State University for a 66-56 win in a Wednesday evening Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) outing.
  • Women's Basketball Falls to Fitchburg State, 61-54
    February 10, 2018
    Fitchburg, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University women’s basketball team defeated the Lancers of Worcester State, 61-54 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this afternoon at the Parkinson Gymnasium.
  • Women’s Basketball Puts Up a Fight in Setback to UMass Dartmouth
    February 05, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – UMass Dartmouth’s Nakira Examond (New Bedford, Mass.) poured in a game-high 36 points with 15 rebounds to help the Corsairs of UMass Dartmouth defeat the Lancers of Worcester State in a Monday evening non-conference game, despite a comeback attempt from the Blue and Gold late in the fourth.
  • Women’s Basketball Helps Tessmer Earn Her 300th Win on Saturday against MCLA
    February 03, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University 24-year head women’s basketball coach, Karen Tessmer, earned her 300th career win Saturday afternoon, as the Lancers cruised past the Trailblazers of MCLA, 67-48 in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) tilt.
  • Lancers Use 3rd Quarter Run to Propel Past Framingham State; Carens Posts Career-High 17 Points in Win
    January 31, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s basketball team used 23-point third quarter and stifling defense to slow down the Framingham State offense and propel to a 73-56 victory in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) game Wednesday evening.
  • Women’s Basketball Defeats Salem State, 61-50
    January 27, 2018
    SALEM, Mass. – Kate Surprenant (Pelham, N.H.) poured in a game-high 14 points while both Britt Herring (West Brookfield, Mass.) and Kaitlyn Berkel (Waterford, Conn.) each recorded double-doubles to help the Lancers to a 61-50 win over Salem State in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action Saturday afternoon.
  • Women’s Basketball Edged by Westfield State, 66-65
    January 25, 2018
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – The Owls of Westfield State remain unbeaten in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) play this season, as they edged the Lancers of Worcester State 66-65 with a pair of late free throws in a Thursday evening contest.
  • Women’s Basketball Uses Big Third Quarter to Earn 62-55 Win over Bridgewater State
    January 23, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Catherine Sweeney (Lowell, Mass.) scored 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting to lead the Worcester State University women’s basketball team to a 62-55 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) victory over the visiting Bears of Bridgewater State University Tuesday evening inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
  • Maglione Earns MASCAC Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week Award
    January 22, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman guard, Sam Maglione (Lancaster, Mass.) has earned the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Rookie of the Week award, as announced by the league Monday (Jan. 22) afternoon.
  • Maglione Makes Six Triples in Lancers’ 74-63 Win over Fitchburg State
    January 20, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman Sam Maglione (Lancaster, Mass.) made six triples and totaled 26 points in the Lancers’ 74-63 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) win over the visiting Falcons of Fitchburg State Saturday afternoon.
  • Sweeney Named to D3hoops.com Women’s Basketball Team of the Week
    January 16, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s sophomore guard Catherine Sweeney (Lowell, Mass.) has been named to the D3hoops.com women’s basketball team of the week following an exceptional week on the court from the 5’10” guard.
  • Sweeney Notches Triple-Double as Lancers Top Trailblazers, 63-52
    January 13, 2018
    NORTH ADAMS, Mass. –Worcester State University’s sophomore guard Catherine Sweeney (Lowell, Mass.) recorded a triple-double of 13 points, 13 rebounds, and 11 assists to lift the Lancers to a 63-52 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) win over the MCLA Trailblazers Saturday afternoon.
  • Women’s Basketball Edged by Framingham State, 65-63
    January 10, 2018
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – Freshman Abbey Battaini (Haverhill, Mass.) nailed a three from the left wing with 1:54 remaining in the game to propel the Framingham State University women’s basketball team to a 65-63 victory over Worcester State University this evening’s in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) game.
  • Women’s Basketball Downed by No. 2/4 Tufts 77-42 at 10th Annual Math Madness Game
    January 08, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – No. 2/4 Tufts University’s Melissa Baptista (Somerville, Mass.) totaled 17 points to lead the Jumbos past the Lancers in a Monday afternoon Math Madness Game, hosted by Worcester State.
  • Maglione Earns MASCAC Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week Honors
    January 08, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman guard Sam Maglione (Lancaster, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) rookie of the week as announced by the league Monday (Jan. 8) afternoon.
  • Women’s Basketball Setback by Salem State 65-57 in MASCAC Opener
    January 06, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Despite three ties in the fourth quarter, Salem State came out on top defeating the Lancers of Worcester State by a score of 65-57 Saturday afternoon in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) opener.
  • Women’s Basketball to Host 10th Annual Math Madness Game on January 8
    January 05, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women's basketball team is set to host its 10th annual "Math Madness" event on Monday (Jan. 8) at 12 noon inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
  • Telegram & Gazette's "Lancers Enjoy South"
    January 03, 2018
    The Worcester State women's basketball team recently returned from Birmingham, Alabama, where the Lancers' five-day trip combined competition, culture, history and camaraderie.
  • Women’s Basketball Drives Past Keene State, 73-58
    January 03, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s basketball team pulled ahead in the third and fourth quarters to defeat the Owls of Keene State by a score of 73-58 Wednesday evening inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
  • Women's Basketball Wraps Up 2017 with Road Loss to Birmingham-Southern, 61-48
    December 28, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern’ s Kaitlin Hogan (Vestavia Hills, Ala.) recorded a double-double of 20 points and 13 rebounds to tip the Panthers to a 61-48 win over the Worcester State Lancers Thursday (Dec. 28) afternoon inside the Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • MASCAC Made: Meaghan Burns, Worcester State Women's Basketball
    December 20, 2017
    Burns began her basketball career in third grade and worked her way through the sport in grade school, playing AAU and at Quaboag Regional High School. During her four years on the Cougars basketball team, they amassed an impressive 91-11 record with two State Finalist and two State Semi-Finalist accolades. It was during that time, she contemplated her academic and playing future with Worcester State in mind.
  • Sweeney Named to New England Women’s Basketball Association Weekly Honor Roll
    December 12, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Sophomore guard Catherine Sweeney (Lowell, Mass.) of the Worcester State University women’s basketball team was recognized by the New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) as she was named to the NEWBA honor roll.
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