2014-15 Merrimack College Women's Basketball News

Le Moyne’s Second-Half Comeback Dooms Women’s Basketball, 61-58, in NE-10 First Round
Warriors hosted a conference postseason game for the first time in 10 years on Friday night!

FROM THE E-T: Women's Basketball Hosts First Playoff Game in 10 years Tonight
Two-year captain Allison Wagner (pictured) and the Warriors were featured in the Eagle Tribune today!

Rothman Honored with NE-10 All-Conference Third Team Selection
Warriors senior receives an all-conference nod for the first time in her career!

Women’s Basketball Prepares for NE-10 First Round Against Le Moyne Friday (7 p.m.)
Warriors will host a Northeast-10 playoff game for the first time in 10 years!

Women’s Basketball Pulls Away from Saint Michael’s, 63-50, in Regular-Season Finale
Aria Johnson (pictured) totaled her eighth double-double with 14 points, 12 rebounds

Women’s Basketball Travels to Saint Michael’s for Regular-Season Finale Tuesday (5:30 p.m.)
Warriors will advance to postseason as either the third or fourth seed from the Northeast Division

Women’s Basketball Punches Playoff Ticket with 53-49 Win over Franklin Pierce
Warriors celebrate Senior Day with a playoff clincher

Women’s Basketball Hopes to Clinch Postseason Berth vs. Franklin Pierce Saturday (1 p.m.)
Merrimack to honor Class of 2015 (pictured) with special Senior Day ceremony

Second-Half Comeback Comes Up Short as Women’s Basketball Loses to Saint Anselm, 53-51
Merrimack erases 20-point deficit before losing in final seconds

Women’s Basketball Aims for Season Sweep of Saint Anselm Wednesday Night (5:30 p.m.)
With a win, Merrimack will clinch a spot in the NE-10 Championship

Women’s Basketball Uses Second-Half Run to Pull Away from Southern CT, 68-64
Tia Scott (pictured) set career highs in assists (12) and rebounds (10)

Women’s Basketball Looks to Get Back on Track Against Southern CT Monday (3:30 p.m.)
Warriors and Owls will play after getting postponed twice due to inclement weather

Women’s Basketball Suffers 60-56 Defeat vs. Assumption; Warriors Celebrate Play 4Kay Game
Merrimack wore pink warmups in honor of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund

Divisional Showdown with Assumption on Tap for Women’s Basketball Saturday (1 p.m.)
Warriors to host Play 4Kay game in crucial matchup with the Greyhounds

Women’s Basketball to Host Play 4Kay Game vs. Assumption Saturday Afternoon
Fans who wear pink to the game will gain admission for FREE!

Foul Trouble Catches Up with Women’s Basketball in 59-54 Loss to Bentley Tuesday Night
The Warriors saw three players foul out as the Falcons notched the comeback win

Local Rivals Reunite as Women’s Basketball Battles Bentley Tuesday Night (5:30 p.m)
Merrimack defeated the Falcons in an overtime thriller back in November

Women’s Basketball Uses Strong Defensive Effort to Beat Southern NH, 64-54
Warriors allow a season-low 54 points in NE-10 play en route to victory

Women's Basketball Hits the Road to Face SNHU Saturday (1:30 p.m.)
The Warriors hope to salvage a season split against the Penmen

Second-Half Rally Falls Just Short as Women’s Basketball Loses vs. No. 15 Stonehill, 63-60
Warriors erase double-digit second-half deficit and nearly upset the Skyhawks

Nationally Ranked Stonehill on Tap for Women’s Basketball Wednesday (5:30 p.m.)
The Warriors battle the No. 15 Skyhawks in Easton on Wednesday

Basketball Monday Doubleheader vs. SCSU POSTPONED; Makeup Date Set for 2/16, Time TBA
Expected snowstorm on Monday causes postponement of games

New Haven Downs Women’s Basketball at Buzzer, 68-66, Saturday Afternoon
Warriors unable to upset the second-place team in the Southwest

Merrimack Places 264 Student-Athletes on Northeast-10 Fall 2014 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
Over 52 percent of Merrimack student-athletes posted 3.00 or higher GPA last fall!

Women’s Basketball Primes for Cross-Divisional Matchup with New Haven Saturday (1 p.m.)
The Warriors enter Saturday’s contest in third place in Northeast Division (6-6)

Basketball Tuesday Doubleheader vs. SCSU POSTPONED until Monday, February 2
Incoming blizzard causes postponement of games

#11 Adelphi Races By Women’s Basketball, 93-74, Saturday Afternoon
The Warriors were done in by second-half run by the Panthers

#11 Adelphi Lies Ahead for Women’s Basketball Saturday (1:30 p.m)
Warriors hope to improve on 5-1 road record

Women’s Basketball Orchestrates Comeback Victory, 64-58, Over AIC
Aria Johnson (pictured) finished with a double-double (18 pts, 15 reb)

Women’s Basketball Returns to Action Wednesday vs. American International (5:30 p.m.)
Warriors currently sit fourth in the Northeast Division (5-5)

Women’s Basketball Celebrates Youth Day
The Warriors invited youth players to their game vs. Le Moyne on Saturday

Late Rally Not Enough as Women’s Basketball Falls to Le Moyne, 65-58
Warriors drop to .500 in NE-10 play (5-5)

Women’s Basketball Prepares for Talented Le Moyne Squad Saturday Afternoon (1 p.m.)
Merrimack won first game of 2015 last time out against Saint Rose

Women’s Basketball Rolls Past Saint Rose, 81-59
Balanced attack leads Merrimack to victory as five players score in double figures

Women’s Basketball Eyes Return to Win Column vs. Saint Rose Tuesday Night (5:30 p.m.)
Warriors have lost consecutive games after winning their previous five contests

Pace Rides Hot Shooting Past Women’s Basketball, 83-71, Wednesday Night
Warriors suffer consecutive losses for only the second time this year

Women’s Basketball Faces Southwest-Division Foe Pace Wednesday (5:30 p.m.)
Warriors looked to get back on track after snapping five-game winning streak

Five-Game Winning Streak Snapped for Women’s Basketball, 65-61, vs. SNHU
Warriors suffer first loss since mid-Novemeber

FROM THE MACK REPORT: Experienced Depth Paces Merrimack’s Hot Start
The Warriors and captain Ashley Weissmann (pictured) were featured in the Mack Report this week!

Women’s Basketball Returns to Action with Matinee Matchup vs. SNHU Saturday (1 p.m.)
Warriors bring five-game winning streak into 2015

FROM THE LYNN DAILY ITEM: Amenta, Berry-Rogers walk on to success at Merrimack
Cassi Amenta was featured in the Lynn Daily Item this week!

Merrimack S.A.A.C. Donates Toys to Lawrence Boys & Girls Club for Holidays
Members of Merrimack S.A.A.C. participated in annual Christmas community service initiative

Ward’s Career High Paces Women’s Basketball Past Nyack, 78-46, Saturday Night
Warriors collect fifth straight victory to conclude 2014 year

Team Effort Propels Women's Basketball Past Bloomfield, 73-62, Friday Night
Merrimack wins fourth straight against the Bears

Women’s Basketball Takes On Pair of Opponents to Round Out 2014
Warriors set to play Bloomfield (tonight) and Nyack (tomorrow)

Women’s Basketball Adds Alexis Schnaderbeck of Team IMPACT to Program
Schnaderbeck was honored with a draft-day ceremony held Saturday afternoon

Women’s Basketball Triumphs Over St. Michael’s, 64-59, Saturday Afternoon
Warriors outscore Purple Knights by seven in second half to win

Women’s Basketball Looks for Third Straight Win Saturday vs. St. Michael’s (1 p.m.)
Warriors set their sights on the Purple Knights

Women’s Basketball Inks Three Future Student-Athletes during Early Signing Period
Warriors sign three players to join the program next fall

Women’s Basketball Snaps Assumption’s 12-Game Regular-Season Winning Streak, 77-56
Rothman (pictured) leads the Warriors, handing the Greyhounds their first loss of 2014-15

Women’s Basketball Looks to Knock Off Undefeated Assumption Saturday (1 p.m.)
Warriors are coming off a come-from-behind victory over Bentley Wednesday

Women’s Basketball Rallies for Overtime Victory, 93-89, vs. Bentley Wednesday Night
Wagner (pictured) hit three three-pointers over final 66 seconds to help force OT

Women’s Basketball Takes On Bentley Wednesday Night (5:30 p.m.)
Warriors challenge the reigning national champions in NE-10 Action

Last-Second Shot Sinks Women’s Basketball, 66-65, vs. LIU Post Saturday Afternoon
Warriors drop first non-conference game of the season

Women’s Basketball Hosts LIU Post Saturday (1 p.m.)
Warriors look to improve to 3-0 against non-conference opponents

Women’s Basketball Upends St. Anselm, 82-58, for First NE-10 Win of Season
Warriors utilize balanced attack to take down the Hawks

Women’s Basketball Returns Home to Face St. Anselm Tuesday (5:30 p.m.)
Warriors looking for first conference win of the season

Women’s Basketball's Second-Half Comeback Falls Short; Warriors Fall 78-76 at Franklin Pierce
Warriors led for the majority of the second half after trailing by as many as 18 points

Women’s Basketball Prepares for NE-10 Tilt with Franklin Pierce Saturday (1:30 p.m.)
Warriors hit the road for the first time in 2014-15

Women’s Basketball Opens NE-10 Play Against Stonehill Wednesday (5:30 p.m.)
Warriors bring undefeated record into conference play

Stonehill Hands Women’s Basketball First Loss of Season, 74-69, Wednesday Night
Warriors unable to complete second-half comeback

Women’s Basketball Blows Out Goldey-Beacom, 75-39, Saturday Afternoon
Warriors lead entire way to defeat the Lightning

Women’s Basketball Hosts NE-10/CACC Challenge to Begin 2014-15 Season
Warriors take on Post and Goldey-Beacom to begin 2014-15 year

Women’s Basketball Coasts to Season-Opening Victory, 77-57, vs. Post
Cassi Amenta (pictured) led the squad with a career-high 19 points

2014-15 Women’s Basketball Season Preview
An experienced lineup leads the Warriors in 2014-15

Merrimack Sports Network Unveils 2014-15 Winter Broadcasting Schedule
Athletic Department to broadcast every home basketball game FREE this season!

Women’s Basketball Picked Fifth in Northeast Division of NE-10 Preseason Coaches’ Poll
Warriors tabbed for the middle of the pack in the NE-10 preseason projections

Merrimack Once Again among Top Schools Nationwide in Academic Success Rate
Athletic Department ranked 21st nationally with ASR of 91%

Merrimack Kicks Off 2014-15 Basketball Season with Midnight Madness Friday Night
The men’s and women’s basketball teams celebrated the new season in front of a packed Hammel Court

Merrimack Announces 2014-15 Women’s Basketball Schedule, Ticket Information
Warriors to host 14 home games, including Conference Challenge, in 2014-15

Merrimack Athletics Announces 2014 Ultimate Warrior Fall Schedule, Rewards
First Ultimate Warrior events of 2014-15 are Thursday/Friday M/W soccer home games (7 p.m.)

Forty-Eight Merrimack Student-Athletes Earn D2ADA Academic Achievement Award
Warriors well represented in compilation of student-athletes with 3.5 or higher GPA

Merrimack Welcomes Heather Stec, Clint Williams to Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff
Warriors add Stec, Williams to 2014-15 coaching staff

Introducing the New Merrimack Athletics Social Media Directory
Follow your favorite teams’ brand-new Twitter accounts for updates throughout the year!

Women’s Basketball Garners Spot on WBCA Top 25 Academic Honor Roll
Merrimack posted 3.552 team GPA in 2013-14, ranking 19th in the country

Where Are They Now: Katie Ganser (Women's Basketball '13)
Katie Ganser has been helping change lives in Ireland since leaving North Andover

Merrimack Athletics Welcomes Class of 2018 to Campus during Orientation Week
Athletic Department welcomed over 900 future Warriors to campus with special presentation

Merrimack Places Five on Northeast-10 Spring Academic All-Conference Teams
Men’s Lacrosse, softball, men’s and women’s tennis represented on all-academic list

Melissa Miller (Women’s Basketball) Participates in Service Trip to Ecuador
Rising senior Melissa Miller joined fellow students on a service trip to Ecuador in June

Merrimack Places 221 on Northeast-10 Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll
Merrimack tied for first in NE-10 with 15 student-athletes who finished with 4.0 GPAs

Merrimack Women's Basketball #Chillin4Charity Challenge
Head coach Monique LeBlanc and rising senior Chloe Rothman introduced the #Chillin4Charity to the DII ranks!

Women’s Basketball Named NE-10 Team Academic Excellence Award Winner
Warriors led all NE-10 programs with 3.590 team GPA

Merrimack Earns Division II Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence
Merrimack Athletics posts four-year Academic Success Rate (ASR) of 90 percent

Merrimack College Celebrates Class of 2014 at Commencement Sunday
Former men's soccer player Kennedy Ndamba delivered undergraduate Commencement Speech