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Women's Basketball 2014-15 News

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    April 07, 2015
    Jim Murphy retires as Bates women's basketball coach After 21 seasons, 343 victories and six NCAA Tournament appearances, Jim Murphy is retiring as head coach of the Bates College women's basketball team, effective at the end of the 2014–15 academic year.
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    March 12, 2015
    72 Bobcats named NESCAC Winter All-Academic Seventy-two Bates College students from Bates’ winter athletic teams have received 2014-15 NESCAC Winter All-Academic honors, announced Thursday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
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    March 11, 2015
    Six Bobcats gain NESCAC All-Sportsmanship honors Six Bates College student-athletes have earned 2014-15 NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team honors, the New England College Athletic Conference announced Wednesday.
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    March 11, 2015
    Davenport named Maine Rookie of the Year Bates first-year student Nina Davenport wasn't even a member of the Bates women's basketball team at the start of the 2014-15 season, but by the end she emerged as the clear top rookie player of any Division III player in Maine.
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    February 14, 2015
    Women's hoops scores 77-67 overtime win over Colby in season finale Bernadette Connors scored 18 points and Nina Davenport, Chelsea Nason and Allie Coppola all had double-doubles as the Bates women's basketball team finished the 2014-15 season with a 77-67 overtime victory over Colby.
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    February 13, 2015
    Women's hoops nears upset of No. 18 Bowdoin behind Davenport's 34 The Bates women's basketball team surprised observers by making a run at visiting Bowdoin before ultimately falling 74-67 on Friday night in Alumni Gymnasium, as the Polar Bears earned their 18th consecutive victory.
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    February 10, 2015
    Women’s basketball comes up short in game with St. Joe's The Bates women’s basketball team fell in the late minutes to Saint Joseph’s College 69-62 Tuesday night in non-conference women’s basketball action at the Harold Alfond Center on Tuesday evening.
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    February 07, 2015
    Women's hoops nipped 60-54 at Hamilton Hamilton College ended the game with a 7-0 run and the Continentals rallied for a 60-54 NESCAC win against the Bates College women's basketball team at Hamilton's Margaret Bundy Scott Field House on Saturday afternoon.
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    February 06, 2015
    Women's basketball falls on the road at Williams Playing at full strength for the first time in two months, Williams College got at least one point from all 12 of its players, defeating the visiting Bates women's basketball team 71-37 on Friday night at Chandler Gym.
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    February 02, 2015
    Davenport named New England Rookie of the Week by NEWBA Nina Davenport was named Rookie of the Week on Monday by both the New England Women's Basketball Association and the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association.
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    January 31, 2015
    Connecticut College pulls away from women's hoops in second half Bobcat first-year forward Nina Davenport scored 22 of her game-high 25 points in the first half, before Connecticut College pulled away for a 74-47 win over the Bates women's basketball team on Saturday.
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    January 30, 2015
    Davenport scores 29 points in women's hoops loss at Wesleyan Wesleyan had no answer for first-year forward Nina Davenport, who poured in 29 points, more than doubling her season high, but the Bates women's basketball team still fell 69-56 at Wesleyan University on Friday night.
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    January 24, 2015
    No. 5 Jumbos stifle women's basketball at Tufts No. 5 nationally ranked Tufts outscored visiting the Bates women's basketball team 51-16 in the second half and posted an 83-37 win over the Bobcats in NESCAC action Saturday afternoon at Cousens Gym.
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    January 20, 2015
    Davenport named Maine Rookie of the Week by MWBCA Bates first-year forward Nina Davenport was named Rookie of the Week today by the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association, for the week ending Jan. 18.
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    January 17, 2015
    No. 3 Amherst too much for women's hoops team No. 3 nationally ranked Amherst College returned to the winning column after a one-game interruption, dealing the Bates College women's basketball team its worst defeat of the season, 82-47, in NESCAC action on Saturday in Alumni Gym.
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    January 16, 2015
    Bantams edge women's basketball, 67-64 Emily Llerena, Mackenzie Griffin and Taylor Higgins combined for 51 points on 68 percent shooting to lead Trinity to a 67-64 victory over the Bates women's basketball team Friday night in Alumni Gym.
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    January 09, 2015
    Middlebury cools off women's hoops in NESCAC opener, 65-56 Molly Brown scored 19 points and Allie Coppola added 16 points and 16 rebounds, but it wasn't enough for the win, as the Bates women's basketball team fell 65-56 in its NESCAC opener Friday night, snapping a three-game winning streak.
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    January 06, 2015
    Brown leads women's basketball past Lasell, 57-52 Molly Brown scored 28 points and Bernadette Connors added 12 as the Bates College women's basketball team outlasted Lasell College 57-52 Tuesday night in Alumni Gymnasium.
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    January 05, 2015
    Brown named player of the week by NESCAC, NEWBA, ECAC, MWBCA Bates senior forward Molly Brown has been named Player of the Week by the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), for the period between Dec. 8, 2014 and Jan. 4, 2015.
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    January 03, 2015
    Brown, women's basketball shoot past #22 Nor'easters, 76-72 Senior Molly Brown poured in 31 points, including 19 in the second half, to lead the Bates College women's basketball team to a comeback win over No. 22 nationally ranked University of New England on Saturday afternoon in Alumni Gym.
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    December 31, 2014
    Brown propels women's hoops to 80-57 win over Clark Senior captain Molly Brown scored a game-high 27 points to lead the Bates women's basketball team to an 80-57 win over Clark University on day two of the Coastal Maine Classic on Wednesday at Bowdoin College.
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    December 30, 2014
    MIT shoots past women's basketball at Bowdoin tourney, 84-71 MIT shot 64 percent from the field en route to a 84-71 victory over the Bates women's basketball team on Tuesday afternoon in the opening game of the 2014 Coastal Maine Classic hosted by Bowdoin College.
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    December 03, 2014
    Henshaw named Maine Rookie of the Week First-year guard Lyse Henshaw was named Rookie of the Week on Tuesday by the Maine Womnen's Basketball Coaches Association, for her performance in two games last week with the Bobcat women's basketball team.
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    December 03, 2014
    Women's basketball runs past Maine-Augusta in second half, 80-66 The Bates College women's basketball team erased a five-point halftime deficit with a 19-2 run to begin in the second half, defeating UMaine-Augusta 80-66 in a non-conference game Wednesday night at Alumni Gymnasium.
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    November 30, 2014
    Women's basketball falls to Colby for first time in five meetings, 79-54 Mia Diplock scored 21 points and Carylanne Wolfington added 20 to lead Colby College to a 79-54 win over the Bates College women's basketball team on Sunday in Wentworth Gym, in the annual non-conference matchup between the NESCAC rivals.
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    November 25, 2014
    Brown, Calvo spearhead comeback from 18 down to tip USM, 61-60 Molly Brown hit a jump shot with six seconds remaining as the Bates women's basketball team overcame an 18-point second-half deficit to defeat the University of Southern Maine 61-60 on Tuesday night at Alumni Gym.
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    November 24, 2014
    Women's basketball wins by 48 points at UMaine-Machias First-year guard Lyse Henshaw scored a game-high 12 points in a team-high 25 minutes of playing time as the Bates women's basketball team coasted to an 80-32 victory at the University of Maine Machias on Monday night.
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    November 22, 2014
    Women's basketball goes cold in second half as Bowdoin pulls away, 65-48 Bowdoin pulled away in the second half to defeat the Bates women's basketball team, 65-48, on Saturday afternoon in a non-conference game at Morrell Gymnasium.
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    November 20, 2014
    Women's basketball romps to 97-61 win over UMF in home opener The Bates College women's basketball team made a team-record 15 3-pointers, including nine in the first half, in a 97-61 win over UMaine-Farmington on Thursday night in the Bobcats' home opener at Alumni Gymnasium.
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    November 18, 2014
    Sophomores key women's basketball's 71-65 win at Husson Sophomore Bernadette Connors led four Bobcats scoring in double figures with 18 points, and sophomore Allie Coppola grabbed 20 rebounds to go with nine points, six assists and three steals, as the Bates women's basketball team won 71-65 at Husson University on Tuesday night.
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    November 16, 2014
    Women's hoops nearly upsets Castleton behind Connors, Coppola Sophomores Bernadette Connors and Allie Coppola both had double-doubles in Bates women's basketball's 58-55 loss at 2014 NCAA Sweet Sixteen participant Castleton State on Sunday.
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    November 15, 2014
    Calvo, Brown pace women's basketball past Elms in season opener, 76-58 Seniors Kristin Calvo and Molly Brown led the way in the Bates women's basketball team's season opener, as the Bobcats cruised to a 76-58 win over Elms College on Saturday afternoon, at the Rutland Herald Tipoff Classic hosted by Castleton State.
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    November 12, 2014
    Women's Basketball Preview: Brown's back to lead deeper Bobcat squad Senior Molly Brown and sophomore Allie Coppola captain the 2014-15 Bates women's basketball team for what promises to be an interesting 2014-15 season. The Bobcats play in the Rutland Herald Tipoff Classic this weekend in Castleton, Vt.