2018-19 Bentley University Women's Basketball News

  • No. 5 Bentley Improves to 11-0 with 72-65 Win over Merrimack; Lux Surpasses 1,000
    December 11, 2018
    Sophomore guard Katie Meriggioli (Waunakee, Wis./Edgewood HS) scored 13 of her game-high 15 points in the second half and senior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) became the 36th 1,000-point scorer in program history as Bentley University stayed unbeaten with a 72-65 win over Merrimack College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Tuesday evening at the Dana Center.
  • Off to 10-0 Start, Bentley Launches 5-Game Homestand Tuesday vs. Merrimack
    December 10, 2018
    Despite spending most of the first month of the season on the road, the Bentley University women’s basketball team is off to a 10-0 start for the first time since the undefeated national championship season of 2013-14. Only two of the ten were played in the Dana Center.
  • Career-High 19 by McConnell Lifts No. 5 Bentley Past Saint Anselm, 60-51
    December 08, 2018
    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.
  • No. 5 Bentley Back on the Road for Saturday Encounter with 8-1 Saint Anselm
    December 07, 2018
    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.
  • No. 5 Bentley Holds on for 70-65 Win over Southern New Hampshire
    December 05, 2018
    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.
  • No. 5 Bentley Visits Southern New Hampshire In Search of 9-0
    December 04, 2018
    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.
  • Lewis & Meriggioli Lead No. 6 Bentley Past St. Michael’s, 91-56
    December 01, 2018
    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.
  • No. 6 Bentley Set to Host St. Michael’s in Only 2nd Home Game of Season
    November 30, 2018
    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.
  • Keene Sentinel: "One-time Conant standout fills starting role for nationally ranked Bentley team”
    November 28, 2018
    In advance of the Bentley women's basketball team's visit to Franklin Pierce University, the Keene Sentinel's Paul Miller profiled Falcon guard Maddy Springfield. This appeared in the Nov. 28 edition of the paper and online at sentinelsource.com.
  • 6-for-6 Start Propels No. 6 Bentley to 80-56 Win over Franklin Pierce
    November 28, 2018
    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.
  • Another Road Game on Tap for the 6-0 Bentley Women’s Basketball Team
    November 27, 2018
    For the sixth time in the season’s opening seven games, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will be on the road. Rindge, N.H. is the latest destination with the Falcons taking on Franklin Pierce University Wednesday at 5:30 pm at the FPU Fieldhouse. The game can be viewed at NE10NOW.tv.
  • Meriggioli Erupts for Career-High 26 as No. 8 Bentley Shoots Past Bridgeport, 83-48
    November 24, 2018
    Sophomore guard Katie Meriggioli (Waunakee, Wis./Edgewood HS) scored a career-high 26 points, including 13 in the second quarter alone, and collected seven rebounds as the Bentley University Falcons stayed unbeaten with an 83-48 win over the University of Bridgeport in non-conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at Harvey Hubbell Gymnasium.
  • Unbeaten Bentley On the Road Again for Saturday Game at Bridgeport
    November 23, 2018
    Following a successful home opener that elevated the record to 5-0, it is back on the road for the Bentley University women’s basketball team. Coach Barbara Stevens’ nationally-ranked team (seventh D2SIDA, eighth WBCA) will be at the University of Bridgeport Saturday with opening tip slated for 2 pm. A webcast will be available at http://eccsportsnetwork.com.
  • Bench Helps No. 7/8 Bentley Rally Past Assumption, 83-71
    November 20, 2018
    Junior forward Monica Viapiano (Holden/Wachusett Reg. HS) and freshman guard Kolleen Bouchard (Houlton, Maine/Houlton HS) came off the bench to make a combined 13 of 15 shots, helping Bentley University stay undefeated with an 83-71 win over Assumption College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Tuesday night at the Dana Center.
  • Bentley, Off to a 4-0 Start, Will Take on Assumption Tuesday in Home Opener
    November 19, 2018
    After playing four straight away from Waltham to open the season, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will launch its home schedule Tuesday night with a Northeast-10 Conference encounter with Assumption College.
  • No. 8 Bentley Shoots Down Queens for 4th Straight Win, 91-64
    November 17, 2018
    Six players scored in double figures, including guards Katie Meriggioli (Waunakee, Wisc./Edgewood HS) and Maddy Springfield (Jaffrey, N.H./Conant HS) who were a combined 11 of 13 from the floor, as Bentley University shot down Queens College (N.Y.), 91-64, in non-conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at Fitzgerald Gymnasium.
  • No. 8 Bentley Takes 3-0 Record to Queens for 1st-Ever Regular Season Meeting with Knights
    November 16, 2018
    Before finally making its Dana Center debut this coming Tuesday, a fourth straight game away from Waltham, awaits the Bentley University Falcons, the eighth-ranked team in Division II and winners of their first three.
  • Bentley Student-Athletes Have Highest Graduation Rate in Division II
    November 14, 2018
    For the second straight year, Bentley University is ranked number one nationally in the latest NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate report, which was announced today. Bentley, with its highest ASR in the 13 years that the NCAA has been compiling the data, was alone at the top of the rankings, two points above the five institutions tied for second, after sharing the top position a year ago. This was the fifth straight year that Bentley has achieved an ASR of 97 or better and the eighth straight they’ve been above 90.
  • No. 8 Bentley Launches NE10 Schedule with Impressive Road Win at No. 19 Stonehill, 70-54
    November 14, 2018
    With senior captains Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy), Megan Lewis (Sevenoaks, England) and Amy McConnell (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor HS) combining for 41 points, the Bentley University Falcons led virtually from start to finish and recorded a 70-54 road win over Stonehill College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday evening at Merkert Gymnasium.
  • No. 8 Bentley, No. 19 Stonehill Renew Acquaintances Wednesday
    November 13, 2018
    A little more than eight months after the two longtime rivals met in the 2018 Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Basketball Championship game, the Bentley University Falcons and the Stonehill College Skyhawks will stage an early season meeting Wednesday night when they open the conference schedule against each other at Stonehill’s Merkert Gym.
  • 5 Score in Doubles as No. 8 Bentley Improves to 2-0, 97-63 over Georgian Court
    November 10, 2018
    Senior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) topped a list of five double-figure scorers, finishing with 17 points in 18 minutes, as the Bentley University women’s basketball team improved to 2-0 with a 97-63 win over Georgian Court University in the finale of the season-opening Merrimack Conference Challenge Saturday night at Merrimack’s Bert Hammel Court.
  • No. 8 Bentley Buries 14 3’s During Season-Opening 94-56 Win
    November 09, 2018
    Sophomore guard Katie Meriggioli (Waunakee, Wis./ Edgewood HS) put up a 14-point, 10-rebound double-double in her first career start and was one of seven Falcons to connect from three-point land as Bentley University, the eighth-ranked team in Division II preseason, overpowered Concordia College (N.Y.) 94-56 in season-opening women’s basketball Friday night in the Merrimack Conference Challenge at Merrimack’s Bert Hammel Court Friday night.
  • No. 8 Bentley Launches Season This Weekend at Merrimack Conference Challenge
    November 08, 2018
    Five of the top nine from last year’s 28-4 team are gone, but there are still high expectations for the 2018-19 Bentley University women’s basketball team which launches Barbara Stevens’ 33rd season at the helm this weekend at the Merrimack Conference Challenge.
  • Northeast-10 Unveils NE10 NOW Streaming Service
    November 07, 2018
    The Northeast-10 Conference (NE10) recently announced that it will partner with Presto Sports and Stretch Internet Solutions to create and launch NE10 NOW, a Conference-wide digital streaming platform. The partnership will enable all 15 NE10 members to digitally stream HD game broadcasts to one platform provided by Stretch Internet and provide high-quality, consistent viewing experiences for the NE10’s fans across the country.
  • Lewis, Lux & McConnell to Serve as Bentley Women’s Basketball Captains
    November 07, 2018
    Seniors Megan Lewis (Sevenoaks, England), Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/ Thornton Academy) and Amy McConnell (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor HS) will serve as captains of the 2018-19 Bentley University women’s basketball team.
  • Bentley Ranked 8th in WBCA and D2SIDA Preseason Polls
    November 05, 2018
    The preseason rankings in Division II women’s basketball are out and the Bentley University Falcons are listed eighth in the polls conducted by both the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and the Division II Sports Information Directors.
  • Fast Start Propels Bentley to 61-37 Win over Bishop’s in Exhibition
    November 01, 2018
    Sophomore guard Katie Meriggioli (Waunakee, Wisc./Edgewood HS) scored eight of her 12 points in a first quarter that ended with Bentley University in front 23-2, and the Falcons went on to post a 61-37 win over Bishop’s University (Canada) in a women’s college basketball exhibition game Thursday night at the Dana Center.
  • Bentley Women’s Basketball Tops NE10 Northeast Division Preseason Poll
    October 30, 2018
    The Bentley University women’s basketball team, despite graduating four of its top seven scorers, collected a maximum 14 first-place votes and 114 points to top the Northeast-10 Conference preseason coaches poll for the Northeast Division.
  • Bentley Listed No. 11 Nationally Preseason by Women’s Division II Bulletin
    October 24, 2018
    Women’s Division II Bulletin unveiled its preseason top 25 recently with the Bentley University Falcons listed at number 11.
  • 2017-18 Was a Banner Year for Bentley Student-Athletes in the Classroom
    September 20, 2018
    While a few awards are still to be announced, Bentley University athletic teams and student-athletes certainly made a mark for themselves in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year.
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