2016-17 Bentley University Women's Basketball News

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    January 21, 2017
    Fast Start Propels No. 21 Bentley Past Le Moyne, 78-54, for 15th Victory Senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) buried two three-pointers during a game-opening 10-0 run and finished with 18 points and nine rebounds as Bentley University led all the way for a 78-54 win over Le Moyne College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
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    January 20, 2017
    No. 21 Bentley Seeks Win No. 15 in Finale of 3-Game Homestand Le Moyne College will provide the opposition when the Bentley University women’s basketball team, ranked 21st in Division II by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, wraps up a three-game homestand Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center (1:30 pm). A free webcast will be available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
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    January 18, 2017
    Gemma & Green Combine for 37 as No. 21 Bentley Shuts Down Pace, 77-51 Senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) scored 22 points, including 15 in the third quarter alone, and junior guard Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS) added 15, all in the first half, as Bentley University rolled to a 77-51 win over Pace University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday night at the Dana Center.
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    January 17, 2017
    No. 21 Bentley Continues Homestand Wednesday vs. Pace A three-game homestand for the nationally-ranked Bentley University women’s basketball team will continue on Wednesday when the Falcons host Pace University at the Dana Center at 5:30 pm. A free webcast will be available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
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    January 14, 2017
    No. 15 Bentley Shoots Past AIC, 79-70; Smith, Gemma & Bennett Combine for 65 Led by the triumvirate of sophomore point guard Macchi Smith (Los Angeles, Calif./Windward School), senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) and junior guard Trevena Bennett (Union, N.J./Gill St. Bernard School), Bentley University registered a 79-70 win over American International College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
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    January 13, 2017
    No. 15 Bentley Faces Tough Test in 1st of 3-Game Homestand After suffering its first Northeast-10 Conference loss of the season on Wednesday, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will face another difficult test on Saturday when it launches a three-game homestand against American International. Tip-off at the Dana Center is at 1:30 pm with a free webcast at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
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    January 11, 2017
    #15 Bentley Drops 62-60 Decision to #25 Adelphi in Battle of NE-10 Unbeatens; Career-High 24 for M. Smith Adelphi University senior forward Sierra Clark (Hughesville, Md.) broke a 59-all tie with a free throw with 10.9 seconds left and classmate Calli Balfour (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.) added two more after tracking down an offensive rebound, giving the 25th-ranked Panthers a 62-60 win over number 15 Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball at the Center for Recreation and Sport Wednesday evening.
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    January 10, 2017
    Bentley, Adelphi Square Off Wednesday in Battle of Nationally-Ranked NE10 Unbeatens It’ll be a match-up of nationally-ranked division leaders when the Bentley University women’s basketball team squares off with its counterparts from Adelphi University for the only time during the regular season Wednesday at 5:30 pm at Adelphi’s Center for Recreation and Sport. A free webcast will be available at aupanthers.tv.
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    January 07, 2017
    Green Knocks Down 5 from Deep as Bentley Improves to 8-0 in NE-10, 12-3 Overall Junior guard Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS) buried five of seven three-pointers en route to a team-best 19 points, helping Bentley University record a 74-55 win over the University of New Haven in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball at the Dana Center Saturday afternoon.
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    January 06, 2017
    Bentley Hosts New Haven Saturday, Looking to Stay Unbeaten in NE10 Play Before interrupting a stretch of playing seven of eight games at home with a Wednesday night game at Adelphi University, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will put its perfect Northeast-10 Conference record on the line Saturday afternoon when it hosts the University of New Haven. Game time at the Dana Center is 1:30 pm with a free webcast available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
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    January 01, 2017
    Bentley Launches 2017 with Record-Breaking Win over Holy Family, 103-66 Junior guard Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS) used seven three-pointers to score a career-high 26 points in 26 minutes, senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) moved into second in program history in career points and the team made a school-record 15 three-pointers as Bentley University opened 2017 with a 103-66 win over Holy Family University in non-conference women’s college basketball at the Dana Center New Year’s Day.
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    December 31, 2016
    Late Put-Back Lifts Molloy Past No. 11 Bentley; Gemma Moves to #3 on Falcons Scoring List A put-back by Siena College transfer and graduate student Symone Kelly (Wyandanch, N.Y.) with 2.5 seconds left capped a game-ending 11-4 run and gave Molloy College a 56-55 non-conference win over Bentley University, the 11th-ranked team in Division II, in women’s college basketball action New Year’s Eve day at the Dana Center.
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    December 29, 2016
    No. 11 Bentley Closes Out 2016 & Opens 2017 with Pair of Weekend Tilts The nationally-ranked Bentley University women’s basketball team will be in action twice this weekend as the Falcons will close out 2016 and kick off 2017 with a pair of non-conference games at the Dana Center.
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    December 18, 2016
    No. 11 Bentley Shoots 61% During 49-Point 2nd Half, Extends Streak to 5 with 74-54 Win over LIU Post After trailing by 11 at intermission, the Bentley University Falcons erupted for 49 second-half points on 61 percent shooting en route to a 74-54 triumph over LIU Post in non-conference women’s basketball action Sunday afternoon at the Dana Center. The win was the fifth straight for the nation’s 11th-ranked Division II team.
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    December 16, 2016
    No. 11 Bentley Hosts LIU Post Sunday, Looking for 5th Straight Win Riding a four-game winning streak, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will launch a four-game homestand Sunday afternoon with the Falcons hosting LIU Post at 1:30 pm (www.bentleyfalcons.tv).
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    December 10, 2016
    Gemma Scores 25 as Bentley Keeps NE-10 Record Unblemished with 56-49 Win at Stonehill Senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) scored 25 points, including seven during a game-ending 11-4 run, as Bentley University improved to 7-0 in conference play with a 56-49 win over Stonehill College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at Merkert Gymnasium.
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    December 09, 2016
    No. 14 Bentley Travels to Stonehill After Improving to 6-0 in NE-10 The 104th edition of one of the premier rivalries in Division II women’s basketball will take place Saturday when the nationally-ranked Bentley University Falcons travel to Stonehill College for a 1:30 pm encounter at Merkert Gymnasium. For those who can’t make it, a free webcast will be available at www.stonehillskyhawks.tv.
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    December 07, 2016
    Gemma Scores 26 as No. 14 Bentley Cruises Past St. Michael’s, 80-59 Senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) erupted for a season-high 26 points in only 25 minutes and sophomore guard Amy McConnell (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor HS) led a strong effort off the bench as Bentley University improved to 6-0 in conference play with an 80-59 win over St. Michael’s College in Northeast-10 women’s basketball Wednesday night at the Dana Center.
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    December 06, 2016
    No. 14 Bentley Looks to Continue NE10 Success Wednesday against St. Michael’s Owning winning streaks of ten games against conference opponents and 13 at home, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will be back at the Dana Center Wednesday for a Northeast-10 Conference encounter with St. Michael’s College.
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    December 05, 2016
    Bring A Toy, Get Free Admission to Upcoming Home Basketball Games During three upcoming home basketball games, the Bentley University athletic department will be collecting toys to benefit the15th annual Bentley University Campus Police Toy Drive.
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    December 03, 2016
    No. 11 Bentley Rallies in 4th for 61-58 Win at Southern New Hampshire Bentley University junior guard Macchi Smith (Los Angeles, Calif./Windward School) put her team in front with two free throws with 1:07 remaining and added two more with 4.0 seconds left to help the Falcons get past Southern New Hampshire University, 61-58, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the SNHU Fieldhouse.
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    December 02, 2016
    No. 11 Bentley Takes 4-0 NE10 Record to Southern New Hampshire Saturday In the finale of four straight road contests, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will look to boost its Northeast-10 Conference record to 5-0 when it faces Southern New Hampshire University Saturday afternoon. Game time at the SNHU Fieldhouse is set for 1:30 pm. The game will be broadcast both regionally on NESN Plus and nationally on NESN National.
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    December 01, 2016
    NE10 Launches Bold New Vision for its Future Today, the Northeast-10 Conference, in conjunction with leading brand development firm SME, revealed an innovative new vision for its future with the launch of a comprehensive new brand platform and accompanying brand campaign. Additionally, the Conference unveiled a new identity system, focused on refreshing the existing logo and moniker.
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    November 30, 2016
    Dominating 3rd Quarter The Difference as No. 11 Bentley Stays Perfect in NE-10, 67-54 over Saint Anselm A dominating third quarter, powered by the outside shooting of junior guard Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS), was the difference as Bentley University got back on track with a 67-54 win over Saint Anselm College in Northeast-10 Conference women?s basketball Wednesday evening at the Stoutenburgh Gym.
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    November 29, 2016
    No. 11 Bentley Women Looks to Get Back on Track Wednesday at Saint Anselm Following a pair of losses over the weekend, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will look to get back on track when it resumes a stretch of four straight on the road Wednesday at Saint Anselm College. Tip off at Stoutenburgh Gym is 5:30 pm with a webcast available at www.saintanselmhawks.tv.
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    November 27, 2016
    Bridgeport Hands Bentley 2nd Straight Loss, 64-60 Two lay-ups by senior guard Camera Miley (Brooklyn, N.Y.) highlighted a 5-0 closing burst by the Purple Knights and gave the University of Bridgeport a 64-60 non-conference win over Bentley University in women’s college basketball Sunday afternoon at the Harvey Hubbell Gymnasium.
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    November 26, 2016
    Gregory Posts Double-Double, but No. 1 Bentley Suffers 1st Loss, 72-60 at NYIT Bentley University senior forward Parker Gregory (Fishkill, N.Y./ John Jay HS) posted her first career double-double but the number one-ranked team in the latest WBCA Division II women’s basketball coaches’ poll suffered its first loss, 72-60 to New York Institute of Technology at the Recreation Hall in non-conference action Saturday afternoon.
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    November 25, 2016
    Bentley Takes 5-0 Record on Weekend Trip to New York & Connecticut The unblemished record and number one ranking in the WBCA Division II coaches’ poll will be put to the test twice this weekend as the Bentley University women’s basketball team begins a string of four straight away from home.
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    November 22, 2016
    Gemma & M. Smith Combine for 39 as No. 1 Bentley Makes it 5-0, 76-65 over Assumption Senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) scored 20 points and junior point guard Macchi Smith (Los Angeles, Calif./Windward School) followed with 19 as Bentley University, the number one-ranked team in the WBCA Division II coaches poll, stayed undefeated with a 76-65 win over Assumption College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Tuesday night at the Dana Center.
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    November 21, 2016
    Bentley Begins Busy Holiday Week by Hosting Assumption Tuesday The 4-0 Bentley University women’s basketball team will begin a stretch of three games in a span of six days, with Thanksgiving sandwiched in between, Tuesday night when it hosts Assumption College in Northeast-10 Conference action.
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    November 19, 2016
    Gemma, M. Smith Lead Bentley as Top-Ranked Falcons Hold On for 61-60 Win Senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton, Mass./Fontbonne Academy) scored 15 of her game-high 21 points in the second half and junior point guard Macchi Smith (Los Angeles, Calif./Windward School) provided 15 points, eight assists and six rebounds as Bentley University held on for a 61-60 win over Franklin Pierce University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the FPU Fieldhouse.
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    November 18, 2016
    No. 1 Bentley Visits Franklin Pierce Saturday, Looking for 4-0 After holding off Merrimack College in its home and Northeast-10 Conference opener, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will be looking to move to 4-0 overall and 2-0 NE-10 Saturday when it travels to Rindge, N.H. to take on Franklin Pierce University.
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    November 16, 2016
    No. 1 Bentley Survives Late Barrage of 3’s to Edge Merrimack, 68-65 After leading by 12 with 2:17 to play, the Bentley University Falcons survived a barrage of threes in the final two minutes and held on for a 68-65 win over Merrimack College in Northeast-10 women’s basketball Wednesday night at the Dana Center. It was the home and conference opener for the 3-0 Falcons.
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    November 15, 2016
    Top-Ranked Bentley Takes on Merrimack Wednesday in Home and NE-10 Opener After a successful opening weekend in New Jersey, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will be back in the Dana Center Wednesday (5:30 pm) to face Merrimack College in its Northeast-10 Conference opener and first home game since the NCAA regionals last March.
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    November 13, 2016
    No. 1 Bentley Turns Over Georgian Court, 73-42; Gemma Continues Climb Senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton, Mass./Fontbonne Academy) dropped in 18 points and moved into ninth on the program’s all-time scoring list, junior guard Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS) drained five three-pointers and Bentley University scored 26 points off turnovers as the Falcons rolled to a 73-42 win over Georgian Court University Sunday afternoon in the GCU Invitational.
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    November 12, 2016
    23-0 Run Lifts Preseason No. 1 Bentley Past Concordia (N.Y.), 76-49 Following a first half in which the Falcons trailed by as many as seven, the Bentley University women’s basketball team outscored Concordia College (N.Y.) 45-22 during the second half en route to a 76-49 season-opening win during the Georgian Court Invitational Saturday afternoon at the GCU Wellness Center.
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    November 10, 2016
    Preseason No. 1 Bentley Debuts This Weekend at the Georgian Court Invitational After a fall that has seen the team tapped for number one in a variety of preseason polls, including the WBCA Division II national poll and the Northeast-10 Conference coaches poll, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will tip off the season this weekend with a pair of matinee games down in Lakeland, N.J. at the Georgian Court Invitational.
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    November 04, 2016
    Gemma & Davis Named Bentley Women’s Basketball Captains Senior All-America Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) and senior forward Julia Davis (Ipswich/Ipswich HS) will serve as captains of the 2016-17 Bentley University women’s basketball team, Hall of Fame head coach Barbara Stevens announced.
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    November 01, 2016
    Bentley #1 in WBCA Division II Preseason Top 25 After reaching the national semifinals last March, the Bentley University Falcons have been tabbed the preseason number one in Division II this season by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.
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    October 11, 2016
    Bentley Ranked No. 1 Preseason by Women’s Division II Bulletin After reclaiming the NCAA Division II East Region title and reaching the national semifinals last March, the Bentley University women’s basketball team topped the preseason rankings published by Women’s Division II Bulletin.
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