Women's BasketballMarch 17, 2017 NCAA Semifinal: Amherst 66, Christopher Newport 51 Amherst cruised to a 66-51 victory over Christopher Newport in the NCAA Semifinal to advance to its first NCAA Championship game. Ali Doswell led the...
Women's BasketballMarch 13, 2017 Women's Basketball Weekly Release #15 Amherst and Tufts return to the NCAA Tournament Final Four. The Purple & White are making their second straight appearance, while the Jumbos are...
Women's BasketballMarch 11, 2017 NCAA Sectional Final: Amherst 73, UMass Dartmouth 33 The Amherst College women's basketball team defeated UMass Dartmouth, 73-33 in Saturday evening's NCAA Division III Championship Sectional Final to...
Women's BasketballMarch 11, 2017 NCAA Sectional Final: Tufts 57, Washington U. 43 Senior captain Michela North posted her 14th career double-double in the NCAA Division III Tournament to lead the Tufts University women's basketball...
Women's BasketballMarch 10, 2017 NCAA Third Round: Amherst 63, Babson 39 The Amherst College women's basketball team used a strong second half and a game-high 21 points from Emma McCarthy to help spark the Purple &...
Women's BasketballMarch 10, 2017 NCAA Third Round: Tufts 65, Scranton 48 The Jumbos shot 11-for-25 from beyond the arc and held an opponent under 50 points for the 27th time this season, as the squad defeated Scranton,...
Women's BasketballMarch 9, 2017 Winter All-Academic Selections Announced A total of 939 student-athletes have been named to the 2017 NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team by the conference office today.
Women's BasketballMarch 8, 2017 Winter All-Sportsmanship Selections Announced A total of 85 student-athletes have been named to the 2017 NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team. One student-athlete from each institution for each...
Women's BasketballMarch 6, 2017 Women's Basketball Weekly Release #14 Amherst and Tufts have moved on to the Sweet 16 Round of the NCAA Tournament.
Women's BasketballMarch 4, 2017 NCAA Second Round: Tufts 64, Husson 44 For the sixth consecutive season, the Tufts University women's basketball team will be advancing to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III Tournament,...
November 21, 2016
Sarah Kaufman

Sarah Kaufman
Middlebury College
Junior • Guard • Boulder, Colo.

Kaufman averaged 14.5 points and 3.5 assists and shot 47.8 percent from the floor to earn MVP honors as Middlebury captured the Rose City Classic hosted by Drew. The junior averaged those numbers in just 25 minutes per game. She netted 15 on 6-for-9 shooting with five assists in the title game victory over Shenandoah. 

November 28, 2016
Haley Driscoll

Haley Driscoll
Colby College
Junior • Center • Bedford, N.H.

Driscoll helped the Mules to a pair of wins after averaging 14.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals. She also shot 52.2 percent from the field and was 5-for-5 from the foul line. With Colby holding a 38-31 lead after three quarters against previously unbeaten Maine-Fort Kent, Driscoll scored 13 of Colby’s 21 points in the fourth quarter to pull away. She leads the Mules in scoring (11.8 ppg). 

December 5, 2016
Lauren Getman

Lauren Getman
Hamilton College
Junior • Forward • Manlius, N.Y.

Getman averaged 17 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals in a 4-0 week for the Continentals. Getman went 8-for-11 from three-point range. She poured in a career-high 28 points and added nine boards in a win at Utica, and posted a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds in a 61-55 victory at Union. She added her seventh career double-double in a 91-52 win over Cazenovia with 18 points and 13 boards.

December 12, 2016
Payton Ouimette

Payton Ouimette
Connecticut College
Sophomore • Forward • Medfield, Mass.

Ouimette averaged 18.7 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 28 minutes per game last week. Ouimette exploded for a career-high 32 points in an 84-75 win against Roger Williams and posted a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds in a 25 minutes of action in a win over Drew. She finished the week shooting 58.8 percent from the field and 80 percent from the foul line.


January 3, 2017
Devon Caveney

Devon Caveney
Williams College
Senior • Guard • Andover, Mass.

Caveney averaged 16.0 points per game as the Ephs went 2-0 at the Arizona Shootout on Phoenix. In a 69-61 win over Wisconsin-Stevens Point, she scored 13 points, and had five assists and three steals. In a 73-70 win over Lake Forest, she led the way with 19 points, four steals, two rebounds and an assist. She shot 52.6 percent from the floor, 60 percent from 3-point range, and 81.8 percent from the foul line for the week.

 


January 9, 2017
Sarah Kaufman

Sarah Kaufman
Middlebury College
Junior • Guard • Boulder, Colo.

Kaufman tied the Middlebury school record with seven 3-pointers in a win over Wesleyan and followed that up with a buzzer-beater basket to beat Connecticut College. She averaged 21.5 points per game in the two wins, while shooting 57.1 percent (16-for-28) from the floor and 56.3 percent (9-for-16) from 3-point range.


January 16, 2017
Courtney Erickson

Courtney Erickson
Trinity College
Sophomore • Center • Everett, Mass.

Erickson averaged a double-double to lead the Bantams to a 2-0 week as they doubled their league win total from last season. She netted 19 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in a 77-72 overtime victory against Connecticut College and followed up with 19 points and eight rebounds in a 74-67 win over Wesleyan.

 

January 23, 2017
Melissa Baptista

Melissa Baptista
Tufts University
Junior • Forward • Somerville, Mass.

Baptista averaged 16.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 2.7 blocks in a 3-0 week for the Jumbos. She also shot 55.6 percent from the floor over three games. She scored a season-high 23 points, to go along with five steals and four blocks in a win Babson (60-46). She added 18 points, eight rebounds, two blocks and two steals in an 80-45 win at Wesleyan on Friday. Baptista leads the Jumbos in scoring (11.4 ppg) and blocks (1.8 bpg), and has scored 17 points or more five times this season.

January 30, 2017
Michela North

Michela North
Tufts University
Senior • Forward • Duxbury, Mass.

North averaged 13.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game in two wins last week, while also becoming Tufts’ all-time leading scorer in a 73-44 victory over Bates on Saturday. She led all players in points (16) and rebounds (7) in a 69-48 triumph over host Emmanuel on Tuesday. North enters the week with 1,428 career points and 949 career boards.

February 6, 2017
Ali Doswell

Ali Doswell
Amherst College
Senior • Guard • Richmond, Va.

Doswell made history for Amherst, netting nine points against Bates, and becoming the program’s all-time leader in points and three-pointers made (breaking both records on the same shot). She also added a game-high 17 points in a thrilling comeback victory over Tufts. She added 10 rebounds, six assists and two steals during the Purple & White’s 2-0 week.

 

February 13, 2017
Emily Davis

Emily Davis
Colby College
Sophomore • Center • Sudbury, Mass.

Davis averaged 14.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.5 steals, 1.0 blocks, and shot 52.4 percent from the field in a 2-0 week that helped the Mules earn the fifth seed in the NESCAC Championship. Davis played 39 minutes and recorded 17 points, five rebounds, two assists, two blocks, and two steals in a win over Wesleyan. Against Connecticut College, Davis added 12 points, five rebounds, two assists, and a steal.

 

February 20, 2017
MK Caverly

MK Caverly
Colby College
Senior • Guard • Point Pleasant, N.J.

Caverly posted team-highs of 18 points and nine rebounds to help No. 5 Colby earn a 48-39 win over No. 4 Middlebury in the NESCAC Quarterfinals. With Colby leading by one heading into the fourth quarter, Caverly recorded seven points and three rebounds, and was 5-for-5 from the foul line in the quarter. She converted a key three-point play with 1:24 to play and went 4-for-4 from the foul line in the final 1:01 to put the game away.

 

February 27, 2017
Emma McCarthy

Emma McCarthy
 
Amherst College
Sophomore • Guard • Shelton, Conn.

McCarthy averaged 14.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and shot 62.5 percent from the floor to lead Amherst to a second straight NESCAC title and seventh conference crown overall. She netted a team-high 18 points in a 53-33 win over Colby in the semifinals, before chipping in 10 points and seven rebounds against Tufts in the championship game.

 

School Conf Overall
Amherst 10-0 33-0
Tufts 9-1 30-3
Bowdoin 8-2 21-5
Middlebury 6-4 17-8
Colby 4-6 13-12
Connecticut College 4-6 16-9
Williams 4-6 15-10
Bates 3-7 8-16
Trinity 3-7 13-10
Hamilton 3-7 10-12
Wesleyan 1-9 7-15
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