For the 17th straight semester, Bentley University had the most selections for the Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll with 376 Falcon student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better during the spring 2017 semester.
Two former Bentley University All-Americans, women’s basketball standout Danielle Chaisson (Norwood) and field hockey’s Mary Rogers (Watertown), have been inducted into the Northeast-10 Conference Hall of Fame. They both will be honored during on-campus ceremonies during the 2017-18 academic year.
All-America women’s basketball player Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) and football linebacker Bryan Hardy (Barnstable/Barnstable HS), a first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America®, have been named the Outstanding Senior Athletes at Bentley University. In addition, hockey standout Max French (West Kelowna, B.C./West Kelowna Warriors) was selected for the Edward J. Powers Scholar Athlete Award as Bentley’s premier senior scholar-athlete.
Legendary Bentley University women’s basketball coach Barbara Stevens has been named the 2016-17 Division II East Region Coach of the Year by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, the 11th time in her 31 seasons on the Bentley bench she’s earned the recognition.
Bentley University senior forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy), the all-time leading scorer in the history of the winningest women’s basketball program in Division II history, has been selected to the 10-player WBCA Division II Coaches All-America by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association for the second straight year.
Bentley University senior All-America Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy), the Falcons’ all-time leading scorer, has been selected to the 2017 Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-East Region team for the second straight year.
The 2016-17 Bentley University women’s basketball season came to a disappointing end Friday afternoon when the third-seeded Falcons dropped a 73-66 decision to sixth-seeded University of the Sciences in the opening game of the NCAA Division II East Regional at Adelphi University’s Center for Recreation and Sciences.
After seeing its 14-game winning streak come to a halt Sunday in the Northeast-10 Conference Championship game at Adelphi University, the Bentley University women's basketball team will be back in the same location Friday for the opening round of the 2017 NCAA Division II East Regional.
Scott Souza, sports editor of the Waltham News Tribune, recently caught up with the Bentley women's basketball team in advance of the NCAA Div. II East Regional, which starts Friday. Here's his story that appeared in the Mar. 9 edition of the paper and online at www.wickedlocal.com/waltham.
Cold-shooting Bentley University was denied in its bid for a 20th Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball championship Sunday afternoon as Adelphi University took the lead midway through the second quarter and went on to record a 67-59 win in the NE10 title game at the Center for Recreation and Sport.
Hours after falling in the Northeast-10 Conference championship game at Adelphi University, the Bentley University women’s basketball team learned Sunday night they would be making another trip to Garden City, N.Y., this time for the NCAA Division II East Regional.
After attaining several milestones already this week, the Bentley University Falcons will look to add a 20th NE10 title to the list when they square off against Adelphi University Sunday afternoon in the Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball championship game.
Rich Thompson covered Thursday's Northeast-10 semifinal game against Saint Anselm, a game that saw Bentley senior Jen Gemma become the program's all-time leading scorer. This article appeared in the March 3 edition of the Boston Herald.
Senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) became the all-time leading scorer in Bentley University women’s basketball history, junior guard Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS) joined the 1,000-point club and the 12th-ranked Bentley Falcons earned a trip to Sunday’s Northeast-10 Conference championship game with an 81-49 semifinal win over Saint Anselm College Thursday night at the Dana Center.
The Bentley University women’s basketball team, currently ranked 12th in Division II and fourth in the NCAA Division II East Region, will continue its bid for a 20th Northeast-10 Conference tournament championship when it hosts Saint Anselm College in a semifinal game at the Dana Center Thursday night at 7 pm. A free webcast will be available at www.northeast10.tv.
After the two regular season meetings weren’t decided until the final minute, the Bentley University women’s basketball team established control early in the quarterfinals of the Northeast-10 Conference Championships and cruised to a 76-43 win over Merrimack College Sunday afternoon at the Dana Center.
Five days after facing each other in the regular season finale, the women’s basketball teams from Bentley University and Merrimack College will renew acquaintances on Sunday at Bentley’s Dana Athletic Center in the quarterfinals of the Northeast-10 Conference Championships. Tip-off is slated for 3 pm with a free webcast available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
Bentley University senior forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) has been selected as the Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Year for the second straight season, the conference announced on Friday.
Junior guard Trevena Bennett (Union, N.J./Gill St. Bernard School) broke a 43-all tie with a rare four-point play with 7:51 left and junior point guard Macchi Smith (Los Angeles, Calif./Windward School) came up big at the defensive end in the final minute as Bentley University held off Merrimack College, 59-53, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Tuesday evening on Hammel Court.
Before hosting a quarterfinal game in the Northeast-10 Conference Championships Sunday afternoon, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will take its 11-game winning streak to Merrimack College for the regular season finale Tuesday night. Tip-off on the Hammel Court is set for 5:30 pm with a free webcast at www.merrimackathletics.tv.
Senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) put up 20 points and 17 rebounds, sophomore forward Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) followed with 19 and 12, and three teammates also scored in doubles as Bentley University rolled to a 92-66 Senior night win over Saint Anselm College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday at the Dana Center.
After extending its winning streak to ten, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will be back in the Dana Center Saturday evening – a rare 6 pm start – when it hosts Saint Anselm College on Senior Day. A free webcast will be available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
Senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton, Mass./Fontbonne Academy) scored 21 points and junior guard Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS) followed with 14, along with three steals, as Bentley University posted its fifth wire-to-wire win since Jan. 1, 70-48 over St. Michael’s College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday evening at the Ross Sports Center.
During the Barbara Stevens’ era, her Bentley University women’s basketball teams have strung together 21 winning streaks of ten games or longer. At the top of the list was a 37-game streak, which ran from the start of the Falcons’ undefeated 2013-14 national championship season into the start of the next one.
A game after becoming the first player in program history with 2,000 point and 1,000 rebounds, Bentley University senior All-America forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) scored 20 points in only 22 minutes to lead her team to a convincing 74-35 win over Franklin Pierce University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
Three days after reaching the 20-win milestone for the 31st time in the last 34 seasons, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will look to extend its eight-game winning streak when it hosts Franklin Pierce University on Saturday. Tip-off is set for 1:30 pm with a free webcast at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
It’s rare when a player reaches the 2,000 career point milestone. A player amassing 1,000 career rebounds also very seldom happens. Bentley University senior All-America Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy) reached both of those marks Wednesday night as the Falcons, ranked 19th nationally in Division II, hit the 20-win threshold for the 28th time in Barbara Stevens’ 31 years as head coach with an 84-68 win over Southern New Hampshire University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball action at the Dana Center.