• Women’s Basketball Downed at UMass-Dartmouth, 95-65
    December 09, 2017
    DARTMOUTH, MA – After storming past Mitchell College on Wednesday, the Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball team was downed at Little East Conference nemesis UMass-Dartmouth, 95-65, on Saturday afternoon at Tripp Athletic Center. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 4-3 overall and 0-2 in league play, while the Corsairs improved to 6-2 and 2-0.
  • Sherwood and LaBonte Lead Women’s Basketball Past Mitchell, 106-63
    December 06, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Junior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) racked up a game-high 24 points, while senior guard Kaitlyn LaBonte (South Windsor, CT) chipped in with 22 to lead the Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball squad to a 106-63 victory over visiting non-conference foe Mitchell College on Wednesday night at The O’Neill Center’s Feldman Arena. With the win, the Colonials improved to 4-2 overall, while the Mariners dropped to 1-5.
  • Sherwood And LaBonte Each Score 14 Points, But Colonials Fall To Southern Maine, 86-67
    December 02, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) and Kaitlyn LaBonte (South Windsor, CT) each scored 14 points, but the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball fell to visiting University of Southern Maine, 86-67 in the Little East Conference opene for both teams on Saturday afternoon at Feldman Arena.
  • Asiah Knight Named NEWBA Rookie Of The Week
    November 28, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University freshman forward Asiah Knight (Norwalk, CT) has been named New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Rookie of the Week, for the week ending November 26.
  • Five Colonials Score In Double Figures In Win Over Albertus Magnus
    November 28, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Junior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) led five Western Connecticut State University women's basketball players in double figures with 28 points as the Colonials defeated visiting Albertus Magnus College, 123-76 at Feldman Arena on Tuesday night.
  • Jancy Sherwood Named LEC Player Of The Week
    November 27, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University junior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) has been named Little East Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week, for the week ending November 26.
  • Sherwood Nets Game-High 36 Points as Women’s Hoops Surges Past Purchase, 129-63
    November 21, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – After scorching Mitchell College on Saturday afternoon, the Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball team surged past visiting non-conference foe Purchase College, 129-63, on Tuesday evening at the O’Neill Center’s Feldman Arena. Junior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY) netted a game-high 36 points, while senior guard Kaitlyn LaBonte (South Windsor, CT) chipped in with 28 for the Colonials. Junior guard Amber Jones (Bronx, NY) paced Purchase with 19, while senior guard Kayla Ortiz (Brooklyn, NY) added 15.
  • Record-Breaking Day For WestConn In 128-77 Victory Over Mitchell In Brandeis Tournament
    November 18, 2017
    WALTHAM, MA - Jancy Sherwood scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team to a record-breaking 128-77 victory over Mitchell College in the consolation game of the Brandeis Tip-Off Tournament at Red Auerbach Arena on Saturday afternoon.
  • Sherwood Pours in Game-High 33 Points as Women’s Basketball Falls to Eastern Nazarene in Season Opener, 102-94
    November 17, 2017
    WALTHAM, MA – Despite a game-high 33 points from junior guard Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, NY), the Western Connecticut State University women’s basketball team suffered a season-opening 102-94 loss, falling to Eastern Nazarene at the Brandeis Tip-off Tournament on Friday evening. The Colonials will return to action in Day Two of the tournament when they meet Mitchell College – who lost to host Brandeis – in the consolation game on Saturday.
  • WestConn Women's Basketball Off And Running At Brandeis Tip-Off Tournament On Friday
    November 16, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team is set to open its regular season Friday and Saturday at the Brandeis Tip-Off Tournament. The Colonials will face Eastern Nazarene in the first round Friday at 7 pm in Waltham, MA.
  • Former WestConn women's basketball player Melissa Teel to be enshrined in Connecticut Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
    October 11, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Former Western Connecticut State University women's basketball standout, Melissa Teel ('11), will be inducted to the 2018 Connecticut Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on April  19, 2018.
  • WestConn Women’s Basketball wins in the classroom... Team ranked No. 9 nationally in Academic Honor Roll
    July 18, 2017
    DANBURY, CT — The Western Connecticut State University Women’s Basketball Team placed in the national Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll for the first time, with a ninth-place ranking.
  • Emily Dobson Selected To Play In NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic
    March 18, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University senior guard Emily Dobson (Westerly, RI) has been selected to play in the 2017 New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Senior All-Star Classic at Mount Holyoke College's Mildred S. Howard Gymnasium on Saturday, March 25
  • Dobson, LaBonte, Hurlbert and Price Honored WithLittle East Conference Post-Season Awards
    February 28, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Senior Emily Dobson (Westerly, RI) and junior Kaitlyn LaBonte (South Windsor, CT) were named to the 2017 Little East Conference All-Star Second Team while freshman Gabrielle Hurlbert (Thomaston, CT) and sophomore Tashai Price (Vernon, CT) reeped honors on the All-Rookie and All-Defensive Teams, respectively.
  • WestConn Women's Basketball Falls To Eastern Connecticut In LEC Semis, 58-52
    February 25, 2017
    WILLIMANTIC, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team led throughout the first half, but could not hold on as host Eastern Connecticut State University came from behind to defeat the visitors, 58-52 in the Little East Conference semifinals at Geissler Gymnasium on Saturday night.
  • Little East Conference Women's Basketball Championships on Saturday and Sunday
    February 22, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team will face intra-state rival Eastern Connecticut State University in the Little East Conference Championships semifinals on Saturday, February 25 at 5 pm at Geissler Gym in Willimantic.
  • Emily Dobson Leads Colonials Into LEC Semifinals, Scoring 20 Points In Win over Plymouth State
    February 21, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Senior forward Emily Dobson (Westerly, RI) scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team to a 59-42 victory over visiting Plymouth State University in the Little East Conference Championships quarterfinals at Feldman Arena on Tuesday night.
  • WestConn Athletics Reaching Out To Help An Opponent
    February 21, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University Athletic Department, behind graduating senior Celia DeVoe (Farmington, CT), and WestConn Student Athletic Advisory Council, are looking for your help. They along with several athletic programs around the Little East Conference and the northeast are running a Marrow Donor Registry Drive. WestConn's will be held on Thursday, March 2 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Midtown Campus Student Center.
  • Women's Basketball Edged at Plymouth State, 68-64, in Overtime
    February 18, 2017
    PLYMOUTH, NH - The Western women's basketball squad wrapped up its regular season, falling at LEC foe Plymouth State, 68-64, in overtime on Saturday afternoon. Despite the loss, the Colonials earn the No. 4 seed in the LEC Championship Tournament and will seek to avenge the defeat when they host Plymouth - who captured the No. 5 seed - in the quarterfinal round on Tuesday at 5:30 pm.
  • Smith and Western Shoot Lights Out In Win Over Rhode Island College
    February 15, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Senior Samantha Smith (Wallingford, CT) scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team to an 84-62 victory over visiting Rhode Island College at Feldman Arena on Wednesday night in the Colonials regular-season home finale.
  • Western Connecticut and Rhode Island College Play 4 Kay on Wednesday
    February 13, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team will take on Rhode Island College in a key Little East Conference battle at Feldman Arena on Wednesday, February 15. Tip off is slated for 5:30 pm. Both teams will be wearing pink to bring support cancer awareness and the Kay Yow Foundation.
  • LaBonte Nets Game-High 26 Points as Women's Basketball Rally Comes Up Short, Edged at Keene State, 65-62
    February 11, 2017
    KEENE, NH - Junior guard Kaitlyn LaBonte (South Windsor, CT) netted a game-high 26 points as the Western women's basketball team staged a late fourth quarter rally that came up just short, falling at LEC foe Keene State, 65-62, on Saturday afternoon. Trailing by 11 with 3:43 remaining, LaBonte caught fire, draining four trifectas, cutting the lead to 63-62. However, the Owls grabbed a key offensive rebound and converted a pair of free throws in the waning seconds en route to victory.
  • Women's Basketball Edged at LEC Rival Eastern, 57-52
    February 08, 2017
    WILLIMANTIC, CT - Senior guard Emily Dobson (Westerly, RI) tallied a team-high 15 points, while classmates Alyssa Eannotti (Shelton, CT) and Samantha Smith (Wallingford, CT) added eight points apiece as the Western women's basketball team was edged at cross-state LEC rival Eastern Connecticut, 57-52, on Wednesday evening. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 13-9 overall and 5-6 in conference play, while the Warriors improved to 16-6 and 10-1.
  • Samantha Smith Leads Colonials With 14 Point, But Western Falls to UMass Dartmouth, 66-56
    February 04, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Senior Samantha Smith (Wallingford, CT) led the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team with 14 points, but the Colonials comeback bid fell short and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth prevailed, 66-56 on Senior Day at Feldman Arena on Saturday.
  • LaBonte Nets Game-High 28 Points as Women's Basketball Rolls Past New Rochelle, 80-44
    February 01, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - With a pair of key players out of the lineup due to injury and illness, the Western Connecticut women's basketball team rolled to a 80-44 non-league victory over the visiting College of New Rochelle on Wednesday night at Feldman Arena. Junior guard Kaitlyn LaBonte (South Windsor, CT) paced the Colonials with a game-high 28 points, while rookie guard Gabrielle Hurlbert (Thomaston, CT) chipped in with 14.
  • Emily Dobson Scores Game-High 15 Points As Western Women Defeat Southern Maine, 77-47
    January 28, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Senior forward Emily Dobson (Westerly, RI) scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team over visiting University of Southern Maine, 77-47 at Feldman Arena on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Basketball Breezes Past Rhode Island College, 58-28
    January 25, 2017
    PROVIDENCE, RI - After a pair of nailbiting league losses, the Western women's basketball team improved to 11-7 overall and 4-4 in LEC play with a 58-28 victory at Rhode Island College on Wednesday night. Sophomore guard Jancy Sherwood (Pouqhquag, NY) paced the visitors with a game-high 15 points, while junior guard Kaitlyn LaBonte (South Windsor, CT) chipped in with 14. The Colonials return to action against visiting Southern Maine on Saturday at 1 p.m., when the 20th Anniversary of the 1996-97 Sweet 16 Team will be celebrated prior to tip-off.
  • Gabrielle Hurlbert Named Little East Conference Rookie of the Week
    January 24, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - For the third time this season, Western Connecticut State University freshman guard Gabrielle Hurlbert (Thomaston, CT) has been named Little East Conference Rookie of the Week.
  • Western to Honor 1996-97 Sweet 16 Women's Basketball on Saturday, January 28
    January 23, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University Alumni Association, and the Athletic Department, will honor the 1996-97 women's basketball team with a 20th Anniversary Celebration prior to the start of this Saturday, January 28th's game against visiting University of Southern Maine.
  • LaBonte Tallies Game-High 20 Points as Women's Basketball Falls at UMass-Boston, 66-59
    January 21, 2017
    BOSTON, MA - Junior guard Kaitlyn LaBonte (South Windsor, CT) tallied a game-highs of 20 points and three blocks as the Western women's basketball squad fell at UMass-Boston, 66-59, in an LEC matchup on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 10-7 overall and 3-4 in league play.
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