2016-17 Keene State Women's Basketball News

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    February 22, 2017
    Purcell Selected to D3hoops.com's Team of the Week; Tabbed ECAC New England Player of the Week KEENE, N.H. - The honors keep rolling in for Sandi Purcell of the Keene State women's basketball program for her impressive career-high performances during the two final Little East Conference (LEC) contests of the regular season, as the junior guard was named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Player of the Week.
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    February 22, 2017
    Women's Basketball Remains At No. 8 In NCAA Regional Rankings KEENE, N.H. - The Keene State women's basketball program remains in eighth place in the latest NCAA regional rankings, after compiling a record of 19-7 and 11-3 in the Little East Conference (LEC).
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    February 21, 2017
    Women's Basketball Advances To LEC Semifinal With 71-46 Win Over Southern Maine KEENE, N.H. - The Keene State women's basketball program pushed its consecutive win streak to eight, as the Owls defeated Southern Maine, 71-46, on Tuesday evening at Spaulding Gymnasium in the Little East Conference (LEC) tournament quarterfinals.
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    February 20, 2017
    Purcell Named LEC Player of the Week And To NEWBA Weekly Honor Roll PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Junior guard Sandi Purcell's impressive week did not go unnoticed, as the junior guard of the Keene State women's basketball program was named the Little East Conference (LEC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week and to the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) honor roll for her efforts, it was announced today.
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    February 18, 2017
    Women's Basketball Cruises Past Rhode Island On Senior Day; Wins Seventh Straight KEENE, N.H. - The Keene State women's basketball program celebrated Senior Day and the Owls' final regular season contest with a win over Rhode Island College, 82-60, on Saturday afternoon at Spaulding Gymnasium. The Owls honored the success of seniors Stephanie D'Annolfo and Amanda Petrow before the game began.
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    February 15, 2017
    Women's Basketball Cracks Second NCAA Regional Ranking At No. 8 KEENE, N.H. - The Keene State women's basketball team cracked the NCAA Division III Northeast Regional Rankings for the first time this season at No. 8, it was announced today.
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    February 15, 2017
    Records Fall As Women's Basketball Takes Down Eastern Connecticut State, 80-51 WILLIMANTIC, Conn. - With 39 points from beyond the arc and a career-best 27 points from junior guard Sandi Purcell, the Keene State women's basketball program put forth a 13-of-21 shooting performance from the three-point line to seal their sixth straight win, as the Owls defeated Eastern Connecticut State, 80-51, on Wednesday evening at Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium.
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    February 13, 2017
    Lunn, McPadden, Terry, and Hebert Receive Little East Conference Weekly Awards PAWTUCKET, R.I.--Seniors Jeff Lunn and Katelyn Terry, sophomore Emily McPadden, and freshman Lynne Hebert were all receipients of the Little East Conference weekly awards, the conference office announced today.
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    February 11, 2017
    Women's Basketball Extends Winning Streak To Five With Victory Over Western Connecticut State KEENE, N.H. - The Keene State women's basketball program held off Western Connecticut State in the fourth quarter to win their fifth straight contest, as the Owls defeated the Colonials, 65-62, in a Little East Conference (LEC) contest on Saturday afternoon at Spaulding Gymnasium.
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    February 08, 2017
    Strong Shooting In Second Half Propels Women's Basketball Past Plymouth State KEENE, N.H. - Sophomore guard Emily McPadden poured in 14 points, including shooting 4-for-4 from beyond the arc, in the final quarter to help propel the Keene State women's basketball program past Plymouth State, 73-54, in a Little East Conference contest on Wednesday evening in Spaulding Gymnasium.
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    February 06, 2017
    D'Annolfo Named To NEWBA Weekly Honor Roll SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Senior forward Stephanie D'Annolfo was named to the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Weekly Honor Roll, after helping the Owls to a 2-0 week and to their third consecutive victory.
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    February 04, 2017
    Women's Basketball Wins Third Consecutive Contest With 62-43 Victory Over Southern Maine GORHAM, Maine - Four Owls scored in double figures to lead the Keene State women's basketball program to its third straight win, defeating Southern Maine, 62-43, on Saturday afternoon at Fifield Court.
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    January 31, 2017
    Hot Shooting Propels Women's Basketball Past Middlebury MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The Keene State women's basketball program went 17-for-32 (53.1%) from the field and out rebounded the Panthers 21-14 in the first half, as the Owls took down Middlebury, 59-37, in a non-conference matchup on Tuesday night in Pepin Gymnasium.
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    January 30, 2017
    Three Owls Collect Little East Conference Weekly Awards PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Sophomore Ty Nichols from Keene State men's basketball, senior Stephanie D'Annolfo from Keene State women's basketball and the 4 x 400 meter relay team from Keene State women's track and field garnered Little East Conference (LEC) Weekly Awards, it was announced by the conference office.
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    January 28, 2017
    Women's Basketball Survives Late Comeback To Defeat UMass Boston, 66-55 BOSTON, Mass. - The Keene State women's basketball program led from start to finish in a critical Little East Conference (LEC) matchup against UMass Boston, 66-55, on Saturday afternoon.
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    January 25, 2017
    Women's Basketball Suffers 63-62 Loss To Eastern Connecticut State KEENE, N.H. - After a tightly contested fourth quarter that saw four ties and six lead changes, the Keene State women's basketball program fell in the final seconds of a Little East Conference (LEC) contest, to Eastern Connecticut State, 63-62, on Wednesday evening in Spaulding Gymnasium.
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    January 21, 2017
    Women's Basketball Upended By UMass Dartmouth, 65-56 KEENE, N.H.--A late comeback attempt by the Keene State College women's basketball team fell short in a 65-56 Little East Conference loss to UMass Dartmouth at Spaulding Gym on Saturday afternoon.
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    January 18, 2017
    Women's Basketball Downs Plymouth State, 63-47, To Win Fifth Straight PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Three Owls scored in double-digit figures to lead the Keene State women's basketball program to its fifth consecutive win in a 63-47 wire to wire victory over Plymouth State on Wednesday evening at Foley Gymnasium.
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    January 14, 2017
    Women's Basketball Clinches Victory Over Rhode Island College With Strong Second Half, 70-44 PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Keene State women's basketball program used a dominate second half to earn their fourth consecutive victory, as the Owls defeated Rhode Island College, 70-44, in Little East Conference (LEC) action at the Murray Center on Saturday afternoon.
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    January 11, 2017
    Women's Basketball Edges Western Connecticut State For Third Consecutive Victory DANBURY, CONN. - The Keene State women's basketball program extended its winning streak to three, as the Owls used a third quarter advantage to overcome a halftime deficit in a Little East Conference (LEC) victory over Western Connecticut State 63-57 on Wednesday evening at Feldman Arena.
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    January 07, 2017
    Fourth Quarter Comeback Lifts Women's Basketball Past Southern Maine, 68-63 KEENE, N.H. - Led by 16 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and five steals from senior forward Stephanie D'Annolfo in an almost triple-double, the Keene State women's basketball program used a 27-19 advantage on 8-for-15 (53.3%) shooting from the floor in the fourth quarter to push past Southern Maine, 68-63, in a Little East Conference (LEC) contest on Saturday afternoon at Spaulding Gymnasium.
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    January 03, 2017
    Dominant Performance In The Paint Leads Women's Basketball Past Bates KEENE, N.H. - Behind a dominant performance in the paint, the Keene State women's basketball program returned to Spaulding Gymnasium in winning style, as the Owls defeated non-conference opponent Bates, 61-45, on Tuesday afternoon.
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    December 30, 2016
    Women's Basketball Drops Non-Conference Contest With UMass Lowell LOWELL, Mass. - The Keene State women's basketball program returned to competition against Division I opponent UMass Lowell, falling to the 74-48 to the Seahawks on Friday afternoon at Costello Athletic Center.
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    December 10, 2016
    Comeback Bid Falls Short As UMass Boston Outlasts Women's Basketball In Double Overtime, 88-78 KEENE, N.H. - Despite outscoring the Beacons 26-12 in the fourth quarter and forcing the game into overtime knotted at 62 apiece, UMass Boston used a double overtime surge to outlast the Keene State women's basketball team, 88-78, in Little East Conference (LEC) action on Saturday afternoon in Spaulding Gym.
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    December 08, 2016
    Strong Third Quarter Lifts Women's Basketball To Victory Over UMass Dartmouth In Conference Opener DARTMOUTH, Mass. - The Keene State women's basketball team outscored UMass Dartmouth 21-12 in the third quarter capped by four consecutive three-pointers en route to a 67-54 win on Thursday evening at the Tripp Center in the Little East Conference opener for both teams.
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    December 06, 2016
    Women's Basketball Hangs On For Victory Over Worcester State, 56-49 KEENE, N.H. - The Keene State women's basketball program picked up a non-conference 56-49 win against Worcester State on Tuesday evening at Spaulding Gym.
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    December 03, 2016
    Second Half Surge Lifts Women's Basketball Past Worcester State WESLEYAN, Conn. - The Keene State women's basketball team used a second half surge to pulll away from Worcester State for a 68-46 win on Saturday afternoon at the Courtyard Marriot Tournament, hosted by Wesleyan.
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    December 02, 2016
    Women's Basketball Comes Up Short Against Skidmore WESLEYAN, Conn. - After nine ties and 12 lead changes, the Keene State women's basketball program fell in a back-and-forth game to Skidmore in the final two minutes of the opening contest of the Courtyard Marriot Tournament, hosted by Wesleyan on Friday night.
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    November 29, 2016
    Women's Basketball Picks Up Non-Conference Win Over RPI TROY, N.Y. - Led by a career-high 20-point performance from junior guard Lydia Vital and a 17-point game from sophomore guard Emily McPadden, the Keene State women's basketball program pulled away from Rensselaer for a 72-65 non-conference victory at the East Campus Arena.
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    November 22, 2016
    Women's Basketball Clipped By Endicott KEENE, N.H. - In the final game before Thanksgiving break, the Keene State women's basketball program fell 67-57 to Endicott in a highly contested rematch in Spaulding Gym on Tuesday evening.
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    November 19, 2016
    Women's Basketball Clinches Victory Over Endicott; Vital Earns Spot On All-Tournament Team SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - The Keene State women's basketball program defeated Endicott, 72-60, on Saturday afternoon at the Skidmore Invitational at Williamson Sports Center, on the campus of Skidmore College.
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    November 18, 2016
    Women's Basketball Battles With No. 1 Tufts SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Despite a 13-point career-high night from junior guard Lydia Vital, the Keene State women's basketball program fell to No. 1 Tufts, 60-38, on Friday evening at Williamson Sports Center on the campus of Skidmore College. The Owls traveled to New York to participate in the two-day Skidmore Tournament, as the Owls fell to the Jumbos, the 2016 NCAA Division III Championship runner-up, in the first of two games over two consecutive days.
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    November 15, 2016
    Women's Basketball Edges Westfield State in Season Opener KEENE, N.H. - The Keene State women's basketball program opened up their 2016 campaign with a win, as the Owls edged Westfield State, 78-74, on Tuesday evening in Spaulding Gymnasium.
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    November 10, 2016
    Women's Basketball Chosen Fourth In LEC Preseason Poll PAWTUCKET, R.I.--In a vote where only five points separated the top four places, the Keene State College women's basketball team was selected to finish fourth in the LEC preseason poll.