Fri Jan 31
4:00 PM
Salve Regina
at U. of New England
Fri Jan 31
7:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Becker
Sat Feb 01
1:00 PM
Western New Eng.
vs. Salve Regina
Sat Feb 01
3:00 PM
Western New Eng.
vs. Salve Regina
Sat Feb 01
4:00 PM
U. of New England
vs. Salve Regina
Sat Feb 01
8:00 PM
Becker
vs. Salve Regina
Wed Feb 05
5:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Roger Williams
Wed Feb 05
7:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Roger Williams
Fri Feb 07
7:15 PM
Salve Regina
at Endicott
Fri Feb 07
7:15 PM
Anna Maria
vs. Salve Regina
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Sun Mar 01
1:00 PM
Fitchburg St.
vs. Salve Regina
Fri Mar 06
3:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Arcadia
Sat Mar 07
TBA
Salve Regina
vs. Oswego
@ Arcadia, Pa.
Tue Mar 10
3:00 PM
Johnson & Wales (RI)
vs. Salve Regina
Wed Mar 11
3:00 PM
New England Col.
vs. Salve Regina
Fri Mar 13
7:30 PM
Rensselaer
vs. Salve Regina
@ Sanford, Fla. RussMatt Invitational; Historic Sanford Memorial Stadium
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Sat Feb 01
3:00 PM
Western New Eng.
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Wed Feb 05
7:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Roger Williams
Sat Feb 08
3:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Nichols
Tue Feb 11
5:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Endicott
Sat Feb 15
3:00 PM
Gordon
vs. Salve Regina
Wed Feb 19
7:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Curry
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Sat Feb 01
1:00 PM
Western New Eng.
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Wed Feb 05
5:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Roger Williams
Sat Feb 08
1:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Nichols
Tue Feb 11
7:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Endicott
Sat Feb 15
1:00 PM
Gordon
vs. Salve Regina
Wed Feb 19
5:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Curry
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Fri Jan 31
7:00 PM
Salve Regina
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Sat Feb 01
8:00 PM
Becker
vs. Salve Regina
Fri Feb 07
7:15 PM
Salve Regina
at Endicott
Sat Feb 08
7:05 PM
Endicott
vs. Salve Regina
Fri Feb 14
6:50 PM
Salve Regina
at Curry
Sat Feb 15
7:05 PM
Curry
vs. Salve Regina
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Fri Jan 31
4:00 PM
Salve Regina
at U. of New England
Sat Feb 01
4:00 PM
U. of New England
vs. Salve Regina
Fri Feb 07
7:15 PM
Anna Maria
vs. Salve Regina
Fri Feb 14
7:10 PM
Salve Regina
at Becker
Sat Feb 15
7:00 PM
Becker
vs. Salve Regina
Senior Day
Fri Feb 21
7:00 PM
Nichols
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Sat Feb 15
1:00 PM
Salve Regina
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Sat Feb 22
1:00 PM
Mass.-Dartmouth
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Tue Feb 25
7:00 PM
Johnson & Wales (RI)
vs. Salve Regina
Sat Feb 29
1:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Merchant Marine
Sat Mar 07
1:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Kean
Wed Mar 11
4:00 PM
St. Joseph's (L.I.)
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Wed Feb 12
7:00 PM
Salve Regina
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Tue Feb 25
4:00 PM
Eastern Conn. St.
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Sat Feb 29
1:00 PM
Simmons
vs. Salve Regina
Wed Mar 04
4:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Mass.-Dartmouth
Sat Mar 07
1:00 PM
Mount Holyoke
vs. Salve Regina
Police Unity Tour
Sat Mar 14
1:00 PM
Salve Regina
at New England Col.
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6:00 PM
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Sun Mar 15
1:45 PM
Salve Regina
vs. Bowdoin
@ Clermont, Fla. TheSpringGames; Hancock Park #1
Sun Mar 15
6:15 PM
Salve Regina
vs. Stockton
@ Clermont, Fla. TheSpringGames; Hancock Park #1
Mon Mar 16
5:00 PM
Farmingdale State
vs. Salve Regina
@ Clermont, Fla. TheSpringGames; Legends Way #1
Tue Mar 17
12:30 PM
Salve Regina
vs. Franklin & Marshall
@ Clermont, Fla. TheSpringGames; Legends Way #5
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4:00 PM
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Sat Mar 28
1:00 PM
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at Western New Eng.
Tue Mar 31
3:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Curry
Thu Apr 02
3:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Rhode Island Col.
Sat Apr 04
1:00 PM
Nichols
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Wed Apr 08
4:00 PM
Salve Regina
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Sat Apr 25
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Second-half rally comes just short for Seahawks; Golden Bears win, 61-56

Second-half rally comes just short for Seahawks; Golden Bears win, 61-56

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (December 2, 2017) – The Western New England University women's basketball team built a 14-point first quarter lead and held off a late charge by Salve Regina University to earn a 61-56 victory on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.

Top Performers

  • Freshman forward Emily Scurka (Billerica, Mass.) shot 5-of-8 from the field and 2-of-3 from the free throw line on her way to a season-high 12 points for the Golden Bears.
  • Senior guard Dorothy O'Neill (Staten Island, N.Y.) added ten points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals, while sophomore forward Meghan Orbann (East Hampton, Conn.) finished with six points, a team-high nine rebounds and one assist.
  • Salve Regina was led by junior forward Tara Burke (Londonderry, N.H.), who scored a game-high 21 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the field and 3-of-7 from the free throw line to go with four boards.
  • Senior forward Ally Esielionis (Shirley, Mass.) recorded 11 points and five rebounds, while sophomore guard Torie Scorpio (Cranston, R.I.) chipped in with ten points, four boards, three assists and two steals.

Game Review

  • Western New England shot 69.2 percent (9-of-13) from the field in the first quarter and established a 22-8 lead through ten minutes of play. O'Neill, sophomore guard Hannah Zirkel (Westbury, N.Y.) and Orbann led the way, as the trio shot a combined 6-for-6 with O'Neill and Zirkel both connecting on a pair of three-pointers.
  • The Golden Bears, who had their lead cut to ten (24-14) when Salve Regina junior guard Mikayla Roderick (New Bedford, Mass.) made 1-of-2 free throws with 4:09 left in the half, responded with a 10-2 run to open up an 18-point advantage (34-16) at the 1:39 mark. Salve Regina trailed 34-18 at the break after Esielionis knocked down a jumper at the buzzer.
  • The Seahawks pulled back to within ten (38-28) with a 10-4 run to open the second half, as Burke completed a three-point play with 5:46 left in the third quarter. Western New England was able to stretch its lead back to 14 (47-33) by the end of the period with the help of Scurka, who scored eight points in the third.
  • Salve Regina, which faced a 16-point deficit (51-35) following a Scurka made jumper 1:13 into the fourth, put together an 11-0 run over the next 3:15 to pull back to within six. Burke scored four points during the run, while Scorpio capped it with a trey at the 5:32 mark.
  • The visitors eventually closed the gap to three (54-51) on an Esielionis layup with just under a minute remaining, before pulling to within two (58-56) when the senior hit a three-pointer with 20 seconds on the clock. They would get no closer, however, as O'Neill made it a four-point game (60-56) with a pair of late free throws and sophomore Courtney Carlson (Woodbury, Conn.) made 1-of-2 from the charity stripe with 12 seconds left to extend the final margin to five.

Notes

  • Western New England shot 51.8 percent (14-of-27) from the field in the first half and 39.3 percent (22-of-56) for the game.
  • The Golden Bears held a 39-36 rebounding edge, led by Orbann (nine) and junior guard Meghan Gilhool (Montrose, Pa.), who grabbed seven boards to go with seven points, three steals and two assists.
  • Sophomore guard Emily Farrell (New Fairfield, Conn.) contributed six points, a team-high five assists, four rebounds and two steals in 21 minutes off the bench.

Up Next
Both teams will be back in action on Tuesday, as Western New England (3-2, 1-1 CCC) travels to Quincy, Mass. to take on Eastern Nazarene College, while Salve Regina (2-3, 1-1 CCC) heads to Boston to face Wentworth.