2016-17 Lesley University Women's Basketball News

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    February 27, 2017
    Henderson Named to NECC All-Sportsmanship Team Sophomore forward Abby Henderson (Rochester, N.H.) was named the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) All-Sportsmanship Team, announced by the conference Monday afternoon.
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    February 21, 2017
    Women's Basketball Comes To a Close Following First Round Loss To Pride The 2016-2017 came to a close for the Lesley University women’s basketball team, falling to first seed Regis College, 95-33, in the first round of the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Tournament, Tuesday evening.
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    February 20, 2017
    Wallentine Nets NECC Rookie Honors First year guard Linda Wallentine (Monroe Township, N.J.) earned New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Rookie of the Week honors for the first time this season, announced Monday afternoon.
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    February 18, 2017
    Women's Basketball Back in The NECC Tournament For First Time in Five Years The Lesley University women’s basketball team are a back in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Championship Tournament for the first time in five years, announced Saturday evening.
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    February 16, 2017
    Women's Basketball Close Out Regular Season Falling to Wildcats The Lesley University women's basketball team closed out the regular season with a 69-55 to Bay Path University, in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action, Thursday evening. First year guard Linda Wallentine (Monroe Township, N.J.) led three in double figures for the Lynx netting 20 points.
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    February 14, 2017
    Pride Offense Proves Too Much For Lynx The Lesley University women’s basketball team dropped the season series to Regis College, 83-47, in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action, Tuesday evening. Senior forward Amanda Hawkesworth (Abington, Mass.) was a dominant force in the paint, shooting 10-of-16 from the floor to net a game-high 25 points in the victory.
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    February 12, 2017
    Women's Basketball Splits Season Series with Mitchell The Lesley University women’s basketball team split the season series against Mitchell College following a 74-40 loss in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action, Saturday afternoon. Junior guard Theresa Pereira (Hopedale, Mass.) came off the bench to net a game-high 21 points in 33 minutes for the Lynx.
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    February 08, 2017
    Wallentine's 20-Point Night Not Enough To Power Past Blazers The Lesley University women's basketball team dropped the season series to Elms College, falling to the Blazers 75-47 in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action, Wednesday night. First year guard Linda Wallentine (Monroe Township, N.J.) came one point shy of tying her career single-game high, netting a game-high 20 points on the Blazers in the loss.
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    February 06, 2017
    Jones Earns NECC Rookie Honors For Fifth Time First year forward Dakota Jones (Torrance, Calif.) was named New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Rookie of the Week honors for the fifth time this season, announced Monday morning.
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    February 04, 2017
    Hawks Offense Overpowers Lynx in Third Quarter to Take Season Series The Lesley University women’s basketball team dropped the season series to Becker College falling 56-40 in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action, Saturday afternoon. First year forward Dakota Jones (Torrance, Calif.) had a monster game in front court, ripping down a career single-game high 21 rebounds.
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    February 02, 2017
    Wildcat Offense Too Much For Lynx The Lesley University women’s basketball team dropped the season series to Wheelock College, 74-43, in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action, Thursday evening. First year guard Linda Wallentine (Monroe Township, N.J.) led the way for the Lynx netting a team-high 13 points.
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    January 31, 2017
    Women's Basketball Drops Season Series to Nighthawks The Lesley University women’s basketball team dropped the season series to Newbury College, falling 74-49 in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action, Tuesday evening. Sophomore forward Abby Henderson (Rochester, N.H.) netted a team-high 17 points, shooting seven-of-11 from the field in 31 minutes.
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    January 29, 2017
    Women's Basketball Holds Off Southern Vermont CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lesley University led from wire-to-wire and used a team-high 14 points from junior Theresa Pereira (Hopedale, Mass.) to sink Southern Vermont College 45-36 in a New England Collegiate Conference matinee on Sunday afternoon.
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    January 26, 2017
    DWC Forces Season-Split with Women's Basketball NASHUA, N.H. – Lesley University sophomore Dakota Jones (Torrance, Calif.) notched her eleventh double-double of the season but it was not enough to down Daniel Webster College as the Eagles salvaged a season-series split following a 70-57 victory over the Lynx tonight at Mario Vagge Gymnasium.
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    January 23, 2017
    Jones Collects Third Straight NECC Rookie of the Week Award ATTLEBORO, Mass. – For the third time in as many weeks – and the fourth time this season – Lesley University freshman Dakota Jones (Torrance, Calif.) has been named the New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week. NECC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Rebecca Mullen made the announcement today in the conference Weekly Report.
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    January 21, 2017
    Jones Sets Rebound Record as Women's Basketball Downs Owls CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lesley University survived a fourth quarter run from University of Maine-Presque Isle and held on to top the Owls 61-53 in a non-conference tilt tonight at the Nicholas Athletics Center.
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    January 18, 2017
    Women's Basketball's Win Streak Snapped by Regis WESTON, Mass. – Regis College used a 55-24 rebounding advantage over Lesley University to propel the Pride to a 70-33 victory over the Lynx tonight on Higgins Court.
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    January 17, 2017
    NECC Tabs Jones as Rookie of the Week for Third Time ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The awards continue to roll in for Lesley University freshman forward Dakota Jones (Torrance, Calif.) as she has been tabbed with her third New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week honor of the season. NECC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Rebecca Mullen made the announcement yesterday in the conference Weekly Report.
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    January 16, 2017
    Jones Ties Single-Game Rebound Record as Women's Basketball Races Past Bay Path CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lesley University freshman Dakota Jones (Torrance, Calif.) tied the program single-game record with 20 rebounds and turned in her ninth double-double of the season with ten points to lead the Lynx to a 60-52 comeback victory over Bay Path University this evening at the Nicholas Athletics Center.
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    January 14, 2017
    Second Quarter Run Sends Women's Basketball Past Mitchell NEW LONDON, Conn. – A strong second quarter was enough to propel the Lesley University women’s basketball team to a 66-58 victory over Mitchell College on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference action at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
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    January 12, 2017
    Elms' Strong First Half Sinks Women's Basketball CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A big first half surge from visiting Elms College proved to be too much for Lesley University to overcome as the Blazers sunk the Lynx 69-52 in New England Collegiate Conference action tonight at the Nicholas Athletics Center. The win pushes the Blazers to an even 6-6 on the season and 4-2 in the NECC while the loss drops the Lynx to 3-9 overall and 2-4 in conference play.
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    January 12, 2017
    Elms' Strong First Half Sinks Women's Basketball CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A big first half surge from visiting Elms College proved to be too much for Lesley University to overcome as the Blazers sunk the Lynx 69-52 in New England Collegiate Conference action tonight at the Nicholas Athletics Center. The win pushes the Blazers to an even 6-6 on the season and 4-2 in the NECC while the loss drops the Lynx to 3-9 overall and 2-4 in conference play.
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    January 10, 2017
    Fast Start Pushes Wheelock Past Women's Basketball CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Wheelock College proved to be too much for Lesley University as the Wildcats downed the Lynx 72-44 in New England Collegiate Conference Women’s Basketball action tonight at the Nicholas Athletics Center. The victory bumps Wheelock to 4-7 overall and 2-3 in the NECC while the Lynx slide to 3-8 on the season and 2-3 in conference matchups.
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    January 09, 2017
    Jones Nets Second NECC Rookie of the Week Honor CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lesley University freshman Dakota Jones (Torrance, Calif.) has been recognized as the New England Collegiate Conference Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week, announced today by Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Rebecca Mullen. This is the second time in her rookie campaign Jones has been honored with the award as she was also recognized back on November 21, 2016.
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    January 07, 2017
    Pereira's Big Day Not Enough to Stump Becker LEICESTER, Mass. – Lesley University junior Theresa Pereira (Hopedale, Mass.) tied a season-high with 20 points while draining a career-best six three-pointers, but it was not enough to stump Becker College as the Hawks downed the Lynx 63-51 in New England Collegiate Conference action this afternoon.
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    January 05, 2017
    Big Second Half Carries Women's Basketball Past Green Mountain CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A monster second half from Lesley University freshman Dakota Jones (Torrance, Calif.) powered the Lynx to a 63-52 comeback victory over visiting Green Mountain College in the 2017 opener for both schools on Thursday night.
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    December 12, 2016
    Lounder Takes Home Second Straight Rookie Award ATTLEBORO, Mass. – For the second time in as many weeks, Lesley University freshman Kylie Lounder (Belchertown, Mass.) has been tabbed as the New England Collegiate Conference Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week. NECC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Rebecca Mullen made the announcement today in the Conference Weekly Report.
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    December 10, 2016
    Hot Start Propels Dean Past Women's Basketball FRANKLIN, Mass. – Lesley University freshman Kylie Lounder (Belchertown, Mass.) finished with team-highs of 17 points, eight rebounds, and three steals but it was not enough to unseat Dean College, as the Bulldogs ran away with a 77-46 victory to spoil the first semester finale for the Lynx.
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    December 07, 2016
    Blue Jays Fly Past Women's Basketball in Semester Home Finale CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Lesley University had their first semester home finale spoiled by the University of Saint Joseph as the Blue Jays coasted past the Lynx 91-52 in non-conference action tonight at the Nicholas Athletics Center.
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    December 05, 2016
    Lounder Tabbed as NECC Rookie of the Week ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Lesley University freshman Kylie Lounder (Belchertown, Mass.) has been named New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week, announced today by Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Rebecca Mullen.
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    December 03, 2016
    Women's Basketball Rebounds with 64-49 Victory over Mountaineers After being tied at halftime and leading by just five going into the fourth quarter, the visiting Lesley University Lynx downed Southern Vermont College 64-49 Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) women’s basketball action at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.
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    December 01, 2016
    Strong Second Half Carries Newbury Past Women's Basketball CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A big second half carried Newbury College past Lesley University in New England Collegiate Conference action tonight at the Nicholas Athletics Center. The loss dips the Lynx to an even 1-1 mark in NECC play and 1-4 overall while the Nighthawks record their first win of the season to jump to 1-1 in the conference and 1-4 on the year.
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    November 29, 2016
    Women's Basketball Surges Past Eagles to Notch First Win CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Lesley University women’s basketball team opened their New England Collegiate Conference slate with a win, topping visiting Daniel Webster College 79-71 tonight at the Nicholas Athletics Center. The Lynx saw four players reach double-figures including a game-high – and career-high – 20 from freshman Kylie Lounder (Belchertown, Mass.) who notched a double-double by pulling down 13 off the glass. Lounder also dished out a game-high seven assists and swiped a trio of steals.
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    November 22, 2016
    Falcons Fend Off Women's Basketball CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Reigning New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week Dakota Jones (Torrance, Calif.) turned in her third consecutive double-double but Fisher College was able to overcome her efforts and down the Lynx 80-68 in a non-conference tilt Tuesday night. The win is the first of the season for the Falcons as they jump to 1-2 while the loss drops the Lynx to 0-3 on the season.
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    November 21, 2016
    Jones Garners NECC Rookie of the Week Award ATTLEBORO, Mass. – After the first week of her collegiate career, Lesley University freshman Dakota Jones (Torrance, Calif.) has been named New England Collegiate Conference Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week, announced today by NECC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Rebecca Mullen.
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    November 17, 2016
    Eastern Nazarene Stumps Women's Basketball in Home Opener CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Eastern Nazarene College saw four players finish in double-figures as the Lions stumped Lesley University in the home opener for the Lynx 80-52 tonight at the Nicholas Athletics Center. ENC senior Jessica Franco (Phoenix, Ariz.) and junior Ashley Rendon (Henderson, Nev.) paced the way for the guests with 15 points apiece on a combined 13-of-17 shooting from the floor.
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    November 15, 2016
    Late Lyndon State Run Spoils Season-Opener for Women's Basketball LYNDON CENTER, Vt. – Lesley University junior Theresa Pereira (Hopedale, Mass.) dropped in 20 points to go with 11 rebounds, but it was not enough as Lyndon State used a late 12-2 run in the fourth quarter to spoil the season-opener for the Lynx 68-57.