2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • Five Owls Named to MASCAC Sportsmanship Team
    April 05, 2019
    Several Westfield State student-athletes were recently named to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Sportsmanship Team for the 2018-19 winter season, as announced by the conference earlier this week.
  • Barrett Lands On D3hoops.com, NEWBA All-Region Teams
    March 18, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass.  – Westfield State women’s basketball senior Lucy Barrett (Williamstown, Mass.) was placed on two All-Region teams and has been selected to play in the New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) Senior All-Star Classic, following the conclusion of the season in late March.
  • Owls Fall Late To Mount Saint Mary, 85-80 in NCAA Tournament
    March 01, 2019
    Mount Saint Mary (NY) College rallied from a 12-point first half deficit to get past Westfield State, 85-80 in the opening round of the NCAA Division III national championship tournament
  • Lucy Barrett Named MASCAC Player of the Year
    February 28, 2019
    Owls' Kierra McCarthy and Melissa Gray named to All-Conference team.
  • Weekend Preview: Westfield State Women's Basketball in NCAA's
    February 27, 2019
    The Owls are paired up to face Mount Saint Mary College (N.Y.) in the first round in Gettysburg, PA on Friday March 1 with tip off at 5:30 pm. 
  • Lucy Barrett and Isabella Aitken earn MASCAC Weekly Honors
    February 26, 2019
    Westfield State senior guard Lucy Barrett (Mt. Greylock/Williamstown Mass.) took home her second MASCAC player of the week award this season, after guiding Westfield to their fourth straight conference championship. Isabella Aitken also earned her first MASCAC rookie of the week honor this season.
  • Owls Draw Mount St. Mary (N.Y.) In NCAA Tournament
    February 25, 2019
    The Westfield State women’s basketball team will play at Mount St. Mary’s College (NY)  in the opening round of the 2019 NCAA Division III women’s basketball national championship tournament at Gettysburg, Pa.
  • NCAA Selection Show Scheduled for 2:30 PM Monday
    February 24, 2019
    Westfield State women's basketball will learn their opponent and destination in the 2019 NCAA Division III Tournament on Monday, when the tournament field is announced on a live webstream broadcast at NCAA.com at 2:30 p.m.
  • Owl Women Win Fourth Straight MASCAC Title, 84-73 Over Worcester State
    February 23, 2019
    Senior Kierra McCarthy scored 22 points and classmate and tournament MVP Lucy Barrett added 20 more as Westfield State rallied from a 12-point deficit to win the 2019 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament championship game, 84-73 over top seeded Worcester State at the Brissette Court on Saturday.
  • Westfield's Women to Play in Fifth Straight Conference Title Game
    February 22, 2019
    Westfield State’s women’s basketball team will be playing in its fifth straight conference tournament title game when they play at #1 seed Worcester State on Saturday afternoon at 1:00pm.
  • Gray's 34 Points Leads Westfield Back to MASCAC Championship Game
    February 21, 2019
    Owls top Bridgewater, 94-85
  • Owls Host Bridgewater in MASCAC Semifinals Thursday, 7:30 PM
    February 20, 2019
    Westfield State’s women’s basketball begins its quest for a fourth straight conference tournament title on Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m., when the #2 seeded Owls host #3 Bridgewater State in a semifinal round game.
  • Owls Clinch Share of MASCAC Crown with 82-77 Win Over Worcester State
    February 16, 2019
    Westfield State clinched a share of the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball regular-season title with an 82-77, fourth quarter comeback win over Worcester State at the Woodward Center on Saturday.
  • Owls Clinch 2 Seed With 89-61 Win Over Fitchburg State
    February 13, 2019
    Seniors Lucy Barrett and Kierra McCarthy combined for 45 points to lead Westfield State to a 89-61 win over Fitchburg State in MASCAC women’s basketball at the Parkinson Gymnasium on Wednesday night. With the win, Westfield improves to 15-9 overall and 9-2 in the MASCAC.
  • Women's Basketball Gets By Salem, 86-81
    February 09, 2019
    Lucy Barrett posted 20 points to help lead the Westfield State Owls past the Salem State Vikings 86-81 at Twohig Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. The Owls rise to 14-9 on the season and 8-2 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC). Salem State dips to 5-18 on the regular season and 3-8 in the MASCAC.
  • Moussette's Free Throw Pushes Owls Past Framingham, 77-76
    February 06, 2019
    Westfield State junior point guard Chelsea Moussette (Hampshire/Southampton, Mass.) hit 1- of 2 free throws with seven seconds left in regulation, which proved to be just enough for the Owls to squeak past Framingham State, 77-76 in a MASCAC women’s basketball game at the Woodward Center on Wednesday night.
  • Westfield State Fights for Seeding in Rivalry Game vs. Framingham State
    February 04, 2019
    The two teams will face off at the Woodward Center this Wednesday, February 6th
  • Bridgewater Slips Past Owls, 69-65
    February 02, 2019
    Bridgewater State’s Nicole Bostick hit a three pointer with 13 seconds left in the game to turn a 1-point deficit into a 2-point lead as the Bears hung on to beat Westfield State, 69-65 in a MASCAC women’s basketball game at the Woodward Center on Saturday afternoon
  • Westfield State Basketball takes on Bridgewater in Important Conference Matchups
    February 01, 2019
    Westfield State men’s and women’s basketball will take on Bridgewater State in a pair of key conference games in Westfield this Saturday, February 2nd. The men’s game will top off at 12:00 noon, while the women’s game tips off at 2.00 p.m
  • Success Is No Accident For Owls' Senior Trio
    January 31, 2019
    Opponents can match their intensity for five minutes, or 10 minutes or maybe a half, but rarely can they match them for an entire game.
  • Women's Basketball Accelerates Past MCLA, 87-62
    January 26, 2019
    The visiting Westfield State women's basketball team forced 45 turnovers and placed three players in double figures as they sprinted past the MCLA Trailblazers 87-62 in MASCAC action
  • Owls Hall of Famer Beth Hennessey '87 Featured By MASCAC
    January 24, 2019
    Westfield State women's basketball hall-of-famer Beth Hennessey was featured over the holidays by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference in their "MASCAC-made" feature, which highlights former student athletes from the league who have translated their success in intercollegiate athletics into excelling in their professional field.
  • Worcester State Holds Off Westfield, 94-79
    January 24, 2019
    Westfield State had four players in double figures, led by Barrett and Kierra McCarthy (Ludlow, Mass.), who each had 14 points. Sophomore Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass.) recorded 13 points, and sophomore Taina Slaughter (Springfield, Mass.) poured in 12.
  • Kierra McCarthy Named USBWA National Player of the Week !
    January 22, 2019
    McCarthy averaged 27 points, six rebounds and 3.5 steals per game, and shot 58 percent from the floor and 66 percent from three point range in an incredibly efficient week.
  • Gray Scores 27, Leads Owls to Big Win
    January 22, 2019
    Westfield State University sophomore forward Melissa Gray scored 27 points to lead Westfield State to a 99-63 win over Fitchburg State in a MASCAC women’s basketball game at the Woodward Center on Tuesday evening.
  • Women's Basketball Tops Salem State, 93-69
    January 19, 2019
    Westfield State women’s basketball spotted Salem State a 17-0 lead out of the gate, but the Owls came roaring back behind 28 points from Kierra McCarthy  and 24 from Melissa Gray as the Owls posted a 93-69 win in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference play at the Woodward Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • McCarthy Scores 1,000th, Game-Winner; Owls Top Framingham 80-78
    January 16, 2019
     Senior forward Kierra McCarthy scored 26 points, including her career 1,000th, and the game-winner with 2.2 seconds left
  • Lucy Barrett Adds NEWBA Weekly Honor
    January 15, 2019
    Westfield State senior guard Lucy Barrett added New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) weekly honor roll honors to her resume
  • Barrett Earns MASCAC Player of the Week Honors
    January 14, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Westfield State senior Lucy Barrett (Williamstown, Mass.) was named the MASCAC women's basketball Player of the Week, as announced by the conference earlier today.
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