Only about 50 hours after suffering its first loss of the season, the Bentley University men’s basketball team will be back in action Monday evening, this time for a 7 pm home game against The College of Saint Rose. As usual, a webcast will be available at www.NE10NOW.tv.
Senior guard and co-captain Amy McConnell (South Windsor, Conn./ South Windsor HS) scored a career-high 19 points, including seven in the fourth quarter, and came up with five steals as Bentley University elevated its record to a perfect 10-0 with a 60-51 win over previously once-beaten Saint Anselm College Saturday afternoon at Stoutenburgh Gym.
Saint Anselm College, ranked fourth in Division II by the NABC, opened the game with a trio of three-pointers, all by different players, and went on to record an 84-74 win over No. 14 Bentley University in a match-up of unbeaten teams in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Saturday afternoon at Stoutenburgh Gym.
It will be a battle of unbeatens Saturday at Saint Anselm College’s Stoutenburgh Gym when the Falcons put their 8-0 record and number 14 ranking in the latest NABC Division II coaches poll on the line against the 7-0 Hawks, who were ranked fourth in the same poll.
After surviving a second-half scare at Southern New Hampshire Wednesday before pulling out a 70-65 victory, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will be attempting to earn its tenth win in the fewest games possible when the Falcons visit Saint Anselm College Saturday afternoon.
Senior Alyssa Valente (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) and junior Stephanie Helin (Manchester, Conn./East Catholic) of the Bentley University women’s soccer team have been voted second team All-New England by the NEWISA.
With the triumvirate of senior Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate), junior forward Chris Hudson (Hodgdon, Maine/Northampton Williston School) and sophomore guard Colton Lawrence (Myerstown, Pa./ELCO HS) combining for 78 points, the undefeated Bentley University Falcons overcame a nine-point second-half deficit for an 89-83 victory over Southern New Hampshire Wednesday night at the Stan Spirou Field House.
Freshman guard Kolleen Bouchard (Houlton, Maine/Houlton HS) stepped in to draw an offensive foul with 7.5 seconds left and senior forward/guard Megan Lewis (Sevenoaks, England) sank both free throws a second-and-a-half later as the Bentley University Falcons stayed unbeaten with a 70-65 win at Southern New Hampshire in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday night at the Stan Spirou Field House.
Through seven games, all five starters for the Bentley University men’s basketball team are scoring in double figures while shooting at least .500 overall and .400 from three. The Falcons are outshooting the opponents 53-40 percent and are averaging 7.7 more assists. With numbers like those, it’s not surprising that the Falcons sport a 7-0 record, including 4-0 Northeast-10, and a number 14 ranking in this week’s NABC Division II national coaches poll. They’ll put the unblemished records on the line Wednesday night when they travel to Manchester, N.H. to take on Southern New Hampshire University at 7:30 pm.
Last season, the Southern New Hampshire University Penmen accounted half of the four losses that the Bentley University women’s basketball team incurred. Included was loss number one after the Falcons won their first eight. Coach Barbara Stevens’ Falcons are also off to an 8-0 start this season and once again, SNHU will be providing the opposition in game number nine. The two teams will meet Wednesday at 5:30 at SNHU’s Stan Spirou Fieldhouse with a webcast available at NE10NOW.tv.
The three-day Gompei Invitational, held at WPI’s Sport and Recreation Center, concluded Sunday with the Bentley University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams collecting a dozen top-ten performances and finishing fifth among 15 teams.
Junior forward Chris Hudson (Hodgdon, Maine/Northampton Williston School) put up a 20-point, 10-rebound double-double and sophomore guard Colton Lawrence (Myerstown, Pa./ECHO HS) followed with 17 as undefeated Bentley University led from the opening basket en route to an 87-65 win over St. Michael’s College Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
Senior guard/forward Megan Lewis (Sevenoaks, England) and sophomore guard Katie Meriggioli (Waunakee, Wis./Edgewood HS) combined for 37 points, 16 rebounds and ten assists as Bentley University posted its second straight wire-to-wire victory, 91-56 over St. Michael’s College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
Mercyhurst junior forward Jack Riley scored the tie breaking goal with 3:21 remaining in the 3rd period, and they held off Bentley late to take a 3-2 victory over the Falcons on Saturday night at Bentley Arena.
All-New England honoree Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) launched her senior year Saturday in impressive fashion, with a pair of victories and a school record during the UMass-Boston Open at the Reggie Center.
Day two of the Gompei Invitational at WPI’s Sport and Recreation Center is in the books and the Bentley University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are in fifth place, matching their standing at the start of the day.
The 2018-19 Bentley University men’s indoor track and field season got underway Saturday with senior Cody Murphy (Dunbarton, N.H./Goffstown HS) turning in a winning performance during the UMass-Boston Open at the Reggie Lewis Center.
After playing six of the first seven away from Waltham and with two more road contests on tap for next week, the Bentley University women’s basketball will get to enjoy a rare home game Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center with St. Michael’s College providing the opposition. Tip-off is slated at 1:30 pm with a webcast available at www.NE10NOW.tv and www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
Following the program’s first unbeaten November in five years, the Bentley University men’s basketball team will look to carry the momentum into the new month when it launches December with a home game against St. Michael’s College Saturday. The 3:30 pm contest, like all Falcon home games, can be viewed on NE10NOW.tv or www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
A school record-breaking performance in the men’s 200 yard mediey relay and a fourth-place finish by senior Kate Kaduboski (Dedham/Dedham HS) were among the highlights for the Bentley University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams during the opening day of the Gompei Invitational Friday night at WPI’s Sport and Recreation Center.
The Bentley University track and field teams, who open the season Saturday with the UMass-Boston Invitational at the Reggie Lewis Center, will have a half-dozen seniors serving as team captains. Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) and Tina Touri (Watertown/Watertown HS) will be charged with leading the women’s team while the men’s captains will be Michael Carpino (Mansfield/Mansfield HS), Josh Gettings (Lowell/Lowell HS), Dan Hergott (Wallingford, Conn./Xavier HS) and Cody Murphy (Dunbarton, N.H./Goffstown HS).
Fifty-seven percent shooting, including an impressive 13 of 20 from three-point land, helped Bentley University stay unbeaten with a 93-79 win over Franklin Pierce University in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Wednesday night.
In a wire-to-wire win, sophomore guard Katie Meriggioli (Waunakee, Wis./ Edgewood HS) scored 17 points and senior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) put up an 11-point, 12-rebound double-double in only 18 minutes as Bentley University took care of Franklin Pierce University, 80-56, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday evening at the FPU Fieldhouse.
Winners of three games in a row, Bentley will look to extend its streak this weekend when they host Mercyhurst for two games at Bentley Arena. Both games get underway at 7:05 pm on Friday and Saturday nights.