2018-19 WestConn Women's Basketball News

  • Tashai Price And Jancy Sherwood Close Out Careers
    February 16, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - Seniors Tashai Price (Vernon CT) and Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) closed out their collegiate careers on Saturday as the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team dropped an 89-69 decision to visiting University of Southern Maine at Feldman Arena.
  • Madison Chatman leads WestConn Women's Basketball with 11 points in loss to RIC, 68-59
    February 13, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - Freshman guard Madison Chatman (Meriden, CT) scored a team-high 11 points, but the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team dropped a 68-59 decision to Rhode Island College at Feldman Arena on Wednesday night.
  • Women's Hoop Downed at Eastern, 79-61
    February 09, 2019
    WILLIMANTIC, CT – Despite a team-high 15 points from junior guard Jessica Davis (Hamden, CT), the Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball squad was downed at cross-state rival Eastern Connecticut, 79-61, in a Little East Conference matchup on Saturday afternoon.
  • Fourth Quarter Surge Propels Women's Basketball Past Keene State, 87-60
    February 06, 2019
    KEENE, NH – The Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball team utilized a 31-point fourth quarter surge en route to an 87-60 victory at Keene State College in a Little East Conference matchup on Wednesday evening. Junior guard Genesis Torres (Stratford, CT) tallied game-highs of 22 points and eight rebounds to lead the Colonials.
  • Four Colonials score in double figures but WestConn falls to UMass Dartmouth, 110-83
    February 04, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - Senior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) led the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team in scoring, with 14 points, but the Colonials fell to visiting University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 110-83 at Feldman Arena on Monday night.
  • Colonials hold on at Plymouth State and defeat Panthers, 75-74
    February 02, 2019
    PLYMOUTH, NH - Genesis Torres (Stratford, CT) scored 14 points to lead the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team to a 75-74 victory over Plymouth State University at Foley Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.
  • Lights Out ! WestConn Basketball
    January 31, 2019
    A special thank you to WCSU Media Services which provided an inside "Light-Out" look into the WestConn men's and women's basketball programs.
  • Torres Erupts for Career-High 31 Points to Guide Women's Basketball Past Mitchell, 77-61
    January 26, 2019
    NEW LONDON, CT – Junior guard Genesis Torres (Stratford, CT) erupted to sink a career-high 31 points and eight rebounds to lead the Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball squad to a 77-61 non-conference victory at Mitchell College on Saturday afternoon. She would finish shooting a scorching 8-of-14 (57.1%) from three-point range in the stellar performance, just one trifecta short of tying the Colonials’ single game record of nine held by Heather Lee.
  • Jancy Sherwood Nets 18 Points In Win Over Castleton, 56-48
    January 23, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - Senior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) scored a team-high 18 points to lead the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team to a 56-48 victory over visiting Castleton University at Feldman Arena on Wednesday night.
  • Four Colonials Score In Double Figures, But Fall At Southern Maine, 80-68
    January 21, 2019
    GORHAM, ME - Asiah Knight (Norwalk, CT) and Hannah Machine (Bristol, CT) each scored 12 points, but the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team fell at University of Southern Maine, 80-68, in a make-up tilt at Hill Gymnasium on Monday afternoon.
  • Women's Hoop Outlasted at UMass-Boston, 70-67
    January 19, 2019
    BOSTON, MA – Senior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) tallied a team-high 16 points, while junior guard Genesis Torres (Stratford, CT) added 11 and a game-high six steals but the Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball team was edged at Little East Conference opponent UMass-Boston, 70-67, on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the Colonials fell to 7-9 overall and 2-6 in league play, while the Beacons improved to 14-4 and 7-2.
  • Jancy Sherwood Cans Game-Winning Three With Eight Seconds Left In Win over Keene State
    January 16, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - Senior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughqua, NY) buried a three-pointer with eight seconds remaining to lift the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team to a thrilling 74-71 victory over Keene State College at Feldman Arena on Wednesday night.
  • Genesis Torres Scores Game-High 21 Points In Win Over Plymouth, 73-55
    January 12, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - Junior guard Genesis Torres (Stratford, CT) scored a game-high 21 points and pulled down six rebounds to lead the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team to a 73-55 victory over visiting Plymouth State University at Feldman Arena on Saturday afternoon.
  • Sherwood Nets 1,000th Career Point as Women’s Basketball Falls at UMass-Dartmouth, 103-66
    January 10, 2019
    DARTMOUTH, MA – The Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball squad suffered a 103-66 setback at Little East Conference foe UMass-Dartmouth on Thursday afternoon. Senior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) paced the Colonials with 16 points including her 1,000th career point in the losing effort, while rookie guard Samantha Garcia (Highland, NY) chipped in with 13, which included a 3-for-4 showing from beyond the arc.
  • Basketball Doubleheader At Southern Maine Postponed
    January 07, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - The Little East Conference men's and women's basketball doubleheader between Western Connecticut State University and University of Southern Maine has been postponed due an impending winter storm on Tuesday.
  • Asiah Knight Scores 16 Points In Loss At Castleton, 67-60
    January 05, 2019
    CASTLETON, VT - Sophomore forward Asiah Knight (Norwalk, CT) scored a team-high 16 points, but the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team fell at Little East Conference newcomer Castleton University, 67-60 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Asiah Knight Scores 16 Points In Loss At Castleton, 67-60
    January 05, 2019
    CASTLETON, VT - Sophomore forward Asiah Knight (Norwalk, CT) scored a team-high 16 points, but the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team fell at Little East Conference newcomer Castleton University, 67-60 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Jancy Sherwood Named Little East Conference Player Of The Week
    January 02, 2019
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University senior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) has been named Little East Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week, for the week ending on January 1.
  • Torres Drains 20 Points as Women’s Basketball Falls to Oneonta in Hat City Championship, 79-61
    December 30, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Despite team-highs of 20 points, nine rebounds and five assists from junior guard Genesis Torres (Stratford, CT), the Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball squad fell to visiting non-league foe Oneonta, 79-61, in the championship game of the Hat City Tournament hosted by the Colonials on Sunday afternoon. William Paterson upended Bridgewater State, 69-54, in the consolation game earlier in the day.
  • WestConn And Oneonta Advance To Hat City Tournament Championship Game
    December 29, 2018
    DANBURY, Conn. – Senior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, N.Y.) scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team to a 92-78 victory over visiting Bridgewater State University in the semifinal round of the Hat City Tournament on Saturday evening at Feldman Arena.
  • Sherwood And Torres Combine For 33 Points In Loss To UMass Boston, 83-76
    December 08, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) and Genesis Torres (Stratford, CT) combined for 33 points, but the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team fell to visiting University of Massachusetts Boston, 83-76 at Feldman Arena on Saturday afternoon.
  • Jancy Sherwood Scores 19 Points In Loss To Eastern Connecticut, 99-70
    December 05, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Senior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) scored a team-high 19 points, but the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team dropped a 99-70 decision to intra-state rival Eastern Connecticut State University at Feldman Arena on Wednesday night.
  • Snyder Tallies Game-High 18 Points as Women's Basketball Falls at Rhode Island College in LEC Opener, 75-49
    December 01, 2018
    PROVIDENCE, RI – Despite a game-high 18 points from sophomore sharpshooter Frances Snyder (Pine Plains, NY), the Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball team fell at Rhode Island College, 75-49, in their Little East Conference opener on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 4-3 overall and 0-1 in league play, while the Anchorwomen improved to 7-1 and 1-1.
  • Sherwood Nets Game-High 33 Points as Women's Basketball Streak Ends with 118-103 Loss at Albertus Magnus
    November 27, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, CT – Despite a game-high 33 points from senior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY), the Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball squad saw its four game winning streak come to an end with a 118-103 loss at non-conference foe Albertus Magnus on Tuesday night. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 4-2 overall while the Falcons improved to 4-0.
  • Women's Basketball Utilizes Massive Third Quarter to Down Hunter, 98-87
    November 20, 2018
    NEW YORK, NY – The Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball team erupted for 40 third quarter points on a staggering 17-of-28 (60.7%) shooting from the field en route to a 98-87 non-conference victory at Hunter College on Tuesday night. With the win, the Colonials stretched their win streak to four, improving to 4-1 overall while the Hawks dropped to 1-3.
  • Imani Baptiste Named LEC Rookie Of The Week
    November 19, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University freshman guard Imani Baptiste (Bronx, NY) was named Little East Conference Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week, for the week ending on November 18.
  • Sherwood Named MVP And WestConn Defeats Brandeis, 104-95
    November 17, 2018
    WALTHAM, MA - Senior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) was named Most Valuable Player after scoring 17 points in Western Connecticut State University's 104-95 victory over host Brandeis University in the championship game of the Judges' Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
  • Sherwood Drains 21 to Lead Women’s Basketball Past Husson, 95-92
    November 16, 2018
    WALTHAM, MA – Senior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) tallied a team-high 21 points, while sophomore guard Frances Snyder (Pine Plains, NY) chipped in with 18 to lead the WestConn women’s basketball team past Husson, 95-92, at the Brandeis Tip-Off Tournament on Friday night. With the victory, the Colonials improved to 2-1 overall and will meet host Brandeis in the tournament championship game Saturday at 2 p.m. Husson dropped to 0-1 and will play in the consolation game.
  • Imani Baptiste Scores 20 Points, Colonials Defeat Purchase, 103-63
    November 13, 2018
    PURCHASE, NY - Freshman guard Imani Baptiste (Bronx, NY) scored a game-high 20 points and the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team evened its record at 1-1 following a 103-63 victory at Purchase College on Tuesday night.
  • Women's Basketball Falls to Stevens in Season Opener, 75-57
    November 08, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Despite a team-high 12 points from junior guard Gabrielle Hurlbert (Thomaston, CT), the Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball team fell to visiting non-conference opponent Stevens Institute of Technology, 75-57, in the season opener for both squads on Thursday night at the O’Neill Center’s Feldman Arena. Sophomore guard Frances Snyder (Pine Plains, NY) chipped in with 11 points, while junior Jessica Davis (Hamden, CT) added a team-high five steals for the Colonials who dropped to 0-1 overall.
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