Women's BasketballMarch 19, 2016 NCAA Semifinal: Tufts Advances to Title Game After 63-50 Win The Tufts University women's basketball team will play in its first-ever NCAA Division III Championship game after the Jumbos led start-to-finish in a...
Women's BasketballMarch 19, 2016 NCAA Semifinal: Amherst Defeated by Thomas More, 74-65 The Amherst College women's basketball team fell to Thomas More College, 74-65, in Saturday evening's gritty NCAA Division III Championship Final Four...
Women's BasketballMarch 19, 2016 Bowdoin's Brady and Tufts' North Named All-Americans by WBCA The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced Friday evening the 2016 WBCA Division III Coaches' All-America Team. Among the ten...
Women's BasketballMarch 14, 2016 Women's Basketball Weekly Release #15 Amherst and Tufts continued their pursuit of the 2016 NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship by winning their respective sectionals, while...
Women's BasketballMarch 12, 2016 NCAA Quarterfinal: Tufts Punches Ticket to Final Four with Win Over Scranton Forward Melissa Baptista poured in a game-high 23 points to lead the way, as Tufts held off a comeback attempt by the University of Scranton in the...
Women's BasketballMarch 12, 2016 NCAA Quarterfinal: Amherst Defeats Rochester, 78-50, to Reach Final Four Meredith Doswell hit on 6-of-10 from three-point range and finished with a collegiate career-high 24 points to help spark the Amherst College women's...
Women's BasketballMarch 11, 2016 NCAA Third Round: Amherst Breezes Past Stevens, 82-48 The Amherst College women's basketball team notched an 82-48 victory over Stevens Institute of Technology in Friday evening's NCAA Division III...
Women's BasketballMarch 11, 2016 NCAA Third Round: Bowdoin Falls to Rochester, 60-53 The Bowdoin College women's basketball team couldn't overcome 26 percent shooting from the field as the University of Rochester held off a late Polar...
Women's BasketballMarch 11, 2016 NCAA Third Round: Tufts Knocks Off Albright, 62-49 Tufts forward Michaela North was dominant down low, posting a double-double with 17 points and 19 rebounds, as the Jumbos advanced to the Elite Eight...
Women's BasketballMarch 9, 2016 Winter All-Sportsmanship Selections Announced A total of 85 student-athletes have been named to the 2016 NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team. One student-athlete from each institution for each...
February 29, 2016
Ali Doswell

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

Doswell helped pace Amherst to the program’s sixth NESCAC title and first since 2013 following a 50-49 win over Tufts in the NESCAC title game. She scored a team-high 22 points in 40 minutes during the final. Doswell also pulled in 13 total rebounds, averaging 6.5 per game, dished out four assists, registered a pair of steals, and blocked a shot. She was also superb from the free throw line against the Jumbos, connecting on all eight of her attempts from the charity stripe. 

February 22, 2016
MaryKate Caverly

MaryKate Caverly
Colby College
Junior • Guard • Point Pleasant, N.J.

Caverly had a collegiate-high 23 points, shot 61.5 percent (8-for-13) from the field, 75 percent (3-for-4) from 3-point range, and 80 percent (4-for-5) from the foul line to lead fifth-seeded Colby to a 75-66 road win over No. 4 seed Connecticut College. She also had four assists, four rebounds, and three steals. Caverly’s game-high 23 points were 11 more than any other player on the court. With Connecticut College leading 38-37 at halftime, Caverly took the game over in the third quarter with 10 of Colby’s 19 points on 4-for-4 shooting. She also had three assists, three rebounds, and one steal in the frame to help the Mules take a 56-52 lead after three quarters and never trailed again. Caverly also scored eight points and hit both of her 3-point shots in the opening 10 minutes for a 16-15 Colby lead.

February 15, 2016
Nina Davenport

Nina Davenport
Bates College
Sophomore • Forward • Freeport, Maine

Davenport powered Bates to a 2-1 week, averaging 16.7 points, 11.7 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 1.0 blocks per game. She scored a season-high 26 points, shooting 6-of-10 behind the arc, with 13 rebounds in Sunday’s 59-49 win over Williams. The victory secured the No. 7 seed for the Bobcats, who are making their first NESCAC Tournament appearance since 2013. Davenport also posted a double-double against Husson with 17 points and 10 boards earlier in the week.

Player of the Week Archive


School Conf Overall
Tufts 10-0 28-4
Amherst 9-1 30-2
Bowdoin 8-2 22-7
Connecticut College 6-4 17-7
Colby 6-4 15-11
Williams 5-5 17-8
Bates 4-6 9-15
Middlebury 3-7 12-13
Hamilton 2-8 8-16
Wesleyan 1-9 7-15
Trinity 1-9 12-11
W Basketball  
Mon, Apr 04, 2016 Final
51 Tufts
63 vs. Thomas More
@ Indianapolis, Ind.
W Basketball  
Sat, Mar 19, 2016 Final
65 Amherst
74 vs. Thomas More
@ Columbus, Ohio
W Basketball  
Sat, Mar 19, 2016 Final
50 Wartburg
63 vs. Tufts
@ Capital University (Columbus, Ohio)
W Basketball  
Sat, Mar 12, 2016 Final
50 Rochester
78 at Amherst
W Basketball  
Sat, Mar 12, 2016 Final
57 Tufts
48 at Scranton
W Basketball  
Fri, Mar 11, 2016 Final
48 Stevens
82 at Amherst
W Basketball  
Fri, Mar 11, 2016 Final
60 Rochester
53 vs. Bowdoin
@ Amherst, Mass.
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