2018-19 Bentley University Women's Basketball News

  • Remembering an Amazing Night: Bentley Won National Championship 5 Years Ago Tonight
    March 28, 2019
    It was five years ago tonight that the Bentley women's basketball team staged an incredible comeback to capture the 2014 NCAA Division II national championship and complete a perfect 35-0 season. Take a look back at the game story as well as a video that tells the story of that amazing season.
  • Outstanding Season Comes to Disappointing End as Bentley Falls in 1st Round of NCAA Regional
    March 15, 2019
    A 28-win season for the Bentley University women’s basketball team came to a disappointing and stunning end Friday afternoon as the Falcons suffered from an offensive drought for the second straight game and fell to Saint Anselm College, 59-40, in the first round of the NCAA Division II East Regional Friday afternoon at the University of the Sciences Morgan Arena.
  • Bentley Begins Bid for NCAA Regional Title Friday against Familiar Foe
    March 14, 2019
    The Bentley University women’s basketball team, owners of a 28-3 record under the direction of 1,000-game winner Barbara Stevens, will launch its bid for its 15th NCAA Division II regional championship, and first since 2016, against a familiar foe Friday afternoon at 2:30 pm at the University of the Sciences' Morgan Arena in Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Le Moyne Shoots Down No. 12 Bentley, 67-45, for Northeast-10 Championship
    March 10, 2019
    A tough shooting afternoon for one team and the opposite for the other resulted in Le Moyne College dethroning the Bentley University Falcons, 67-45, in the 2019 Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Game Sunday afternoon on Ted Grant Court.
  • Bentley Receives Record 35th NCAA Tournament Invite, Will Face Saint Anselm Friday
    March 10, 2019
    After having its 15-game winning halted earlier in the day with a 67-44 loss in the Northeast-10 Conference championship game, the Bentley University women's basketball team learned Sunday night they will be heading for Philadelphia, Pa. for the 2019 NCAA Division II East Regional, which will be hosted by the University of the Sciences.
  • Bentley Takes 15-Game Win Streak to Syracuse for NE10 Championship Showdown with Le Moyne
    March 09, 2019
    The two winningest women’s basketball teams in the Northeast-10 Conference, the Bentley University Falcons and the Le Moyne College Falcons, will square off Sunday afternoon in the Northeast-10 Conference championship game with the defending champion Falcons seeking their record 21st title and the Dolphins their first.
  • Viapiano Powers Bentley Past Saint Anselm and into NE10 Championship Game
    March 07, 2019
    For the fourth straight year, the eighth time in the last nine seasons and the 29th time in the tournament’s 38-year history, the Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Basketball championship game will include the Bentley University Falcons.
  • No. 12 Bentley Hosts Saint Anselm Thursday, Looking for Reach NE10 Finals for 8th Time in 9 Years
    March 06, 2019
    Seven times in the last eight years, the Bentley University women’s basketball team has reached the Northeast-10 Conference championship game. The defending champions will look to make it eight of nine Thursday night when coach Barbara Stevens’ Falcons, the number one seed out of the Northeast Division, hosts the third-seeded Saint Anselm Hawks in a 7 pm game at the Dana Center. Fans who can’t make it to the game can view the contest on the NE10 NOW Digital Network (www.NE10NOW.tv, www.bentleyfalcons.tv).
  • White Among Inaugural Class of Inductees for A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame
    March 05, 2019
    Bentley University Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach C White is among the inaugural class of inductees for the A STEP Up Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame Presented by Worth Advisors.
  • Stevens & 4 Players Recognized by Northeast-10
    March 04, 2019
    Bentley University head coach Barbara Stevens and four of her players were recognized Monday when the Northeast-10 Conference announced its 2018-19 All-Conference women’s basketball team.
  • Meriggioli Shines as No. 13 Bentley Advances in NE10 Championships, 68-55 over AIC
    March 03, 2019
    Sophomore guard Katie Meriggioli (Waunakee, Wis./Edgewood HS) stuffed the stat sheet with 21 points, 13 rebounds, four assists and two steals as the Bentley University Falcons advanced to the semifinals for the 35th time in 38 years with a start-to-finish 68-55 win over American International College in the quarterfinals of the Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Basketball Championships Sunday afternoon at the Dana Center.
  • Bentley Women Begin Defense of NE10 Title Sunday vs. AIC
    March 02, 2019
    The American International College Yellow Jackets will provide the opposition when the Bentley University Falcons begin defense of their Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Sunday afternoon with a quarterfinal game at the Dana Center.
  • Coach Barbara Stevens in the News
    March 02, 2019
    Take a look at a feature on Coach Stevens from WCVB-TV and articles from the News Tribune and Worcester Telegram.
  • Lux, with 17 Points and 16 Boards, Powers No. 13 Bentley to 13th Straight Win
    February 26, 2019
    Senior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy), playing her final career regular season game, had 17 points, including eight in the fourth quarter, and a season-high 16 rebounds as Bentley University held on for its 13th consecutive win, 57-55 win over Franklin Pierce University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball on Barbara Stevens Court Tuesday night.
  • 25-2 Bentley Hosts Franklin Pierce in Regular Season Finale Tuesday Night
    February 25, 2019
    A regular season that has included a pair of 12-game win steaks and a 25-2 record to date will draw to a close Tuesday night when the Bentley University women’s basketball team hosts Franklin Pierce University at the Dana Center. The 5:30 pm game will be webcast over the NE10 NOW Digital Network.
  • Bentley Uses Rebound Dominance to Claim 25th Win of Season, 67-44 at Merrimack
    February 23, 2019
    Sophomore guard Katie Meriggioli (Waunakee, Wis./Edgewood GS), junior guard Maddy Springfield (Jaffrey, N.H./Conant HS) and senior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) combined for 36 rebounds as Bentley University used a plus-28 rebound margin for a wire-to-wire 67-44 win at Merrimack College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon on Hammel Court.
  • NE10’s Hottest Teams to Meet Saturday when No. 14 Bentley Visits Merrimack
    February 22, 2019
    During recent weeks, the hottest teams in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball have been the Bentley University Falcons and the Merrimack College Warriors. Bentley, ranked 14th in Division II, owns an 11-game winning streak and Merrimack has won seven of its last eight.
  • 4 Score in Doubles as No. 14 Bentley Improves to 24-2 with 71-59 Victory at St. Michael’s
    February 20, 2019
    Sophomore guard Katie Meriggioli (Waunakee, Wis./Edgewood HS) put up a 15-point, 15-rebound double-double, senior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) matched her in the scoring column and the Falcon bench totaled 30 points as the Bentley University Falcons grabbed a 71-59 victory over St. Michael’s College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday evening at the Ross Sports Center.
  • No. 14 Bentley Looks to Stay Hot Wednesday in Chilly Vermont
    February 19, 2019
    Riding a 10-game winning streak and with the Northeast Conference’s Northeast Division title locked up, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will look to stay hot when the Falcons travel to Colchester, Vt. for a Wednesday night encounter at St. Michael’s College. Game time is 5:30 pm with a free webcast available on the NE10 NOW Digital Network.
  • Lewis Scores 24 2nd-Half Points to Lead No. 14 Bentley to 10th Straight Win
    February 16, 2019
    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 Looks for 25th Double-Digit Win Streak of Stevens’ Era While Celebrating Pink Day & Senior Day
    February 15, 2019
    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.
  • Stevens Named Finalist for Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
    February 15, 2019
    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.
  • Bentley Holds Off Southern N.H., Clinches NE10 Northeast Division Title
    February 13, 2019
    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.
  • No. 14 Bentley, Riding 8-Game Winning Streak, Hosts Southern N.H. Wednesday
    February 12, 2019
    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.
  • No. 15 Bentley Overcomes Slow Start to Hold Off Assumption, 57-51
    February 09, 2019
    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.
  • No. 15 Bentley Visits Assumption Saturday, Looking to Stretch Win Streak
    February 08, 2019
    Riding a seven-game winning streak, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will look to move a step closer to the Northeast-10 Conference Northeast Division title on Saturday when they play a 1:30 game at Assumption College in Laska Gym (NE10NOW.tv or bentleyfalcons.tv).
  • Bentley Reaches 20 Wins for 30th Time in 33 Years as Lux & McConnell Combine for 41
    February 06, 2019
    Senior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) scored a season-high 21 points and classmate Amy McConnell (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor HS) followed with 20 points and seven assists as the Bentley University women’s basketball once again reached the 20-win threshold with a 77-59 win over Stonehill College in Northeast-10 Conference action Wednesday night at the Dana Center.
  • Bentley Seeks Yet Another 20-Win Season Wednesday with NCAA Showcase Game against Stonehill
    February 05, 2019
    Since 1980, the Bentley University women’s basketball program has amassed 33 20-win seasons, with 29 of those coming during Hall of Fame coach Barbara Stevens’ first 32 seasons at the helm. Stevens and Bentley will be looking to add to that total Wednesday night when the 19-2 Falcons square off against Stonehill College at the Dana Center as part of the NCAA Division II Showcase. The 110th meeting between the two programs is scheduled for a 5:35 pm tip-off.
  • Bentley WBB Highlights vs. Pace Feb. 2, 2019
    February 04, 2019
    Highlights from Bentley's 71-59 win over Pace on Saturday as the Falcons stretched their winning streak to six and improved to 19-2.
  • Viapiano & Springfield Lead No. 17 Bentley Past Pace, 71-59
    February 02, 2019
    Junior forward Monica Viapiano (Holden/Holy Name HS) matched her career-high with 21 points and junior guard Maddy Springfield (Jaffrey, N.H./Conant HS) scored a career-best 15 points as Bentley University dominated the first 15 minutes of the second half and finished with a 71-59 win over Pace University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon on the Dana Center’s Barbara Stevens Court.
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