Six-foot forward Megan Lewis (Sevenoaks, England), one of three Falcons honored during pregame Senior Day ceremonies, scored a career-high 24 points, all in the second half, to lead the Bentley University Falcons to their tenth straight win, 69-54 over Saint Anselm College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon on the Dana Center’s Barbara Stevens Court.
Bentley University senior guard Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate) eclipsed the 2,000 career point milestone earlier in the game, but his day ended in disappointment when his potential game-tying three at the end was off the mark. That gave the nationally-ranked Saint Anselm College Hawks a 65-62 victory over the Falcons in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
Bentley University’s Barbara Stevens, the fourth winningest coach in NCAA women’s basketball history with 1,033 career victories, has been named one of 13 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. The announcement was made during a press conference late Friday afternoon during the NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, N.C.
Senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) and junior Alex Arnold (Saco, Maine/Thornton Academy) placed for the Bentley University Falcons during day one of the Northeast-10 Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday at Smith College.
The Rollins College Tars scored four times in the first inning and went on to record a 9-2 win over the Bentley University Falcons in non-conference baseball action Saturday afternoon at Alfond Stadium.
There have been 24 double-digit winning streaks during Barbara Stevens’ 33 years as Bentley University’s women’s basketball coach, including one of 12 games to start the current season.
Stevens and her team will be looking to push that count to 25 on Saturday when they host Saint Anselm College at 1:30 pm at the Dana Center. Prior to the contest, the Falcons will celebrate Senior Day and it will also be the team’s Annual Pink Day game as they’ll be raising money to fight cancer. If you can’t make it to the Dana, watch live on the NE10 NOW digital network.
Bentley men’s tennis has been picked 4th by the NE10 coaches in the Preseason Poll. The Falcons get their spring season up and running next week with a pair of non-conference matches against MIT and Villanova.
After trailing 3-2, Rollins College erupted for seven runs in the fourth inning and went on to post a 13-5 series-opening win over Bentley University in non-conference college baseball Friday night at Alfond Stadium.
Junior goalie Aidan Pelino (Oakville, Ontario) highlighted a team effort with 31 saves, as Bentley defeated Niagara 3-1 on the road Thursday night to extend its unbeaten streak to 12 games, and winning streak to eight games.
Senior guard Amy McConnell (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor HS) matched her career-high with 21 points, leading the Bentley University women’s basketball team to its ninth straight win, 72-66 win over Southern New Hampshire University in Northeast-10 Conference action Wednesday night at the Dana Center’s Barbara Stevens Court.
Bentley heads on the road to Niagara looking to extend the nation’s longest unbeaten streak of 11 games, and a seven game winning streak. The series gets underway on Thursday night at Niagara’s Dwyer Arena, and concludes on Friday night. Both games are at 7:05 pm.
Despite a third straight 30-point performance by senior All-Region guard Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate), the Bentley University Falcons came up on the short end of an 84-79 score with Southern New Hampshire University in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Wednesday night at the Dana Center.
Two of the premier guards in the Northeast-10 Conference, Bentley University senior Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate) and Southern New Hampshire’s Daquaise Andrews, will be on display Wednesday night at the Dana Center when the Falcons host the Penmen.
Although the Bentley University Falcons is 42-6 all-time in women’s basketball against Southern New Hampshire, it’s been a closely-contested series in recent years. Bentley has won four of the last seven meetings and five of the seven have been decided by five or less, including the Falcons’ 70-65 victory at SNHU Dec. 5.
For the third time this season and the second time in the last four weeks, Bentley University senior guard Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate) has been named the Men’s Basketball Player of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
In more than 50 years of Bentley University men’s basketball, only three players have scored at least 2,000 career points. Guard Bill Holden was the first, amassing 2,103 from 1986-90. Jason Westrol, also a guard, became the second and finished with 2,068 from 2006-10, and just three years ago, forward Tyler McFarland reached the plateau on his way to a school record 2,118.
With senior Kate Kaduboski (Dedham/Dedham HS) swimming the final leg, the Bentley University Falcons finished the 2019 Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships by earning gold in the 400 yard freestyle relay and breaking a school record for the ninth time during the weekend. The championships, held at WPI, concluded Sunday evening.
Seniors Jillian Keegan (Burlington, Conn./Lewis Mills) and MaryKate Staines (Gaithersburg, Md./Damascus) and junior Eliza Bresler (Newton, Mass./Newton North) will be the captains of the Bentley women’s lacrosse team for the 2019 season.
Bentley extended the nation’s longest unbeaten streak to 11 games, and set a new school Division I record with its 7th straight win, by defeating Canisius 6-4 on Saturday at Bentley Arena for the series sweep.
Bentley University senior All-Region guard Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate) hit a short pull-up, his 30th and 31st points of the game, with 35 seconds remaining for the game’s 19th lead change, Assumption College missed three triples in the final seconds and the Falcons escaped with a 66-65 win over the Greyhounds in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Saturday afternoon at Laska Gym.
Down 15 after the opening quarter, the Bentley University Falcons gave up only 27 points the rest of the way and held on for a 57-51 win over Assumption College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
Senior Frank Elenio (Ridgefield, N.J./Bergen County Academies) and freshman Mark Zoda (Nashua, N.H./Bishop Guertin HS) both won gold medals while helping the Bentley University Falcons extend their lead in the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships to 153.5 points Saturday during Day 3 of the championships at WPI.
Senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) and sophomore Sydney Hurwitz (Newton/Newton North HS) continued to rewrite the Bentley University women’s indoor track and field record book on Saturday with each breaking a record for the second straight day. Saturday’s records came during the Gordon Kelly Invitational at MIT.
Bentley University senior Kate Kaduboski (Dedham/Dedham HS) earned the only gold medal of Day 3 for the Falcons during the Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday at WPI.
After Bentley University broke a scoreless deadlock with a run in the top of the eighth, the Rollins College Tars countered with two in the bottom of the eighth to post a 2-1 extra-inning victory over the Falcons in non-conference college softball action Saturday morning at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park.