2008-09 Husson Women's Basketball News

  • Coach Walker Announces Recruiting Class for 2009
    May 05, 2009
    Head Coach Kissy Walker has announced her recruiting class for 2009. Six student athletes have been accepted, paid a tuition deposit and have verbally committed for next season.
  • Husson Host McDonald's All Star Game
    March 13, 2009
    Husson University will play host to the 21st McDonald’s All-Star games. The games will be played at Newman Gym on Saturday, March 14th.
  • Castleton Knocks Off Eagles
    February 28, 2009
    BANGOR, ME—Third seeded Castleton State College Women’s Basketball Team (17-11/11-5NAC) rode the three point shooting of Mary Nienow (#11) to a 63-57 NAC Championship victory over first seed Husson University. The Spartan’s win assures them participation in the NCAA DIII National Tournament. Seeding will be announced Monday March 2, 2009
  • Women Advance to NAC Final
    February 27, 2009
    BANGOR, ME—Top seeded Husson University Women’s Basketball Team used their depth to pull way from #4 Green Mountain Eagles to a 79-60 NAC semifinal win at Newman Gym on the Husson campus.
  • Bradford, Hanscom, and Walker Take Home NAC Awards
    February 25, 2009
    Husson’s Shelby Bradford was selected as the North Atlantic Conference Player of the Year in a vote by the league's coaches. The junior forward, recently named a District 1 College Division Academic All-American, pulled down a leagueleading 12.7 rebounds and scored 16.6 points as Husson earned the top seed in the upcoming NAC Women’s Basketball tournament. Bradford was one of three women to repeat as first team all-conference selections.
  • Women's Basketball Win NAC Regular Season Title and #1 Seed
    February 22, 2009
    Husson University has claimed the top seed in the upcoming North Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament. Rallying from down 11 at half in the last game of the regular season, Husson (17-7 overall, 13-1 NAC) won their last 11 games to finish atop the NAC standings and earn the right to host the NAC semifinals and finals beginning next weekend, Friday, February 27. The top six teams qualify for the NAC Championship.
  • Eagles Win at Castleton 81-66
    February 20, 2009
    Castleton, VT - The Castleton State College women’s basketball team led by as many as 12 in the first half, but could not stop a balanced Husson University attack in the second half, falling 81-66 in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action at Glenbrook Gymnasium Friday evening.
  • Basketball Games at Castleton to be Webcast
    February 19, 2009
    The men's and women's basketball games on Friday, February 20th at Castleton State College will be webcast.
  • Bradford Scores her 1000th Career Point
    February 14, 2009
    Bangor, Maine – The Eagles won their 10th straight with a 91-71 win over Lyndon State in NAC contest at Newman Gym. Shelby Bradford (Jr, Lee) scored her 1000th career point on her way to 26 points and 14 rebounds. She recorded a score record 15th double double on the season. Husson honored their two seniors prior to the start of the game; Laura Archer (Ellsworth, ME), Jenny Rollins (Corinth, ME) and Michelle Barden (Newport, ME)
  • Eagles Win 9th Straight
    February 13, 2009
    Bangor, Maine – The Eagles won their 9th straight game with a 67-53 win over Johnson State in NAC action at Newman Gym. Bree Hanscom (FY, Mattawamkeag, ME) led Husson with 22 points and 7 rebounds.
  • Eagles Battle Past MMA 66-57
    February 10, 2009
    Bangor, Maine – Husson battled their way to a 66-57 win over NAC rival Maine Maritime Academy at Newman Gym. Shelby Bradford (Jr, Lee, ME) recorded her 14th double double on the season to pace the Eagles, with 18 points and 15 rebounds.
  • Eagles Go "Pink" on February 13th
    February 09, 2009
    The Husson University Athletic Department is joining the WBCA (Women’s Basketball Coaches Association) “Pink Zone” initiative at their home men’s and women’s basketball games on Friday, February 13, 2009 at the Newman Gym.
  • Hanscom Gains NEWBA and NAC Awards
    February 09, 2009
    Bree Hanscom (FY, Mattawamkeag, ME) was named New England Women’s Basketball Association Rookie of the Week and NAC Player of the Week. Hanscom paced the Eagles to a 2-0 week with the two wins. The Eagles now sit atop the NAC standings at 8-1 (12-7 overall). Husson has won 6 straight and 9 out of their last 10 games.
  • Eagles Win 6th Straight
    February 07, 2009
    WATERVILLE, Maine—Thomas College’s women’s basketball team welcomed the Husson University Eagles into Larry Mahaney Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon for Senior Day, where the Terriers would drop a North Atlantic Conference Matchup by a score of 87-75. Thomas’ seniors that were recognized before the game were Amy Miles (Waldo, ME) and Kristy Clements (Monroe, ME).
  • Shelby Bradford Name CoSIDA Academic All-American
    February 06, 2009
    Junior captain Shelby Bradford (Lee, ME) has been named Academic All-American 1st Team – District 1 College Division. CoSIDA selected Bradford to the team and the award is sponsored by ESPN The Magazine.
  • Eagles Fly By UMF
    February 03, 2009
    FARMINGTON, Maine -- Husson University women's basketball cruised to a 23-point lead at intermission en route to a 78-67 victory over the University of Maine at Farmington in North Atlantic Conference action tonight at Dearborn Gymnasium.
  • Husson Rallies Past Johnson
    January 31, 2009
    JOHNSON, Vt. (January 31, 2009) – Johnson State raced to 13-1 lead to open the game and a 31-20 halftime lead but saw the advantage slowly erased throughout the final 20 minutes and visiting Husson University eventually pulled away for a 56-48 North Atlantic Conference women’s basketball victory on Saturday at Carter Gymnasium
  • Bradford Named MWBCA Player of the Week
    January 27, 2009
    Shelby Bradford (Jr, Lee, ME) was named Maine Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Player of the Week. Bradford averaged 21 points and 14.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists in a 2-1 week for the Eagles. Bradford also shot 48% from the field (19-40) and made 25 of 28 from the foul line (89%) in her three games this week.
  • Eagle Fly By Green Mountain
    January 23, 2009
    Bangor, Maine – Husson University topped Green Mountain College 80-67 at Newman Gym in NAC action. Shelby Bradford (Jr, Lee, ME) paced the Husson with a game high 25 points and 18 rebounds, she also added 4 assists and 4 steals.
  • Farmington Holds Off Eagles
    January 20, 2009
    Bangor, Maine – The U. Maine Farmington remained undefeated in NAC play by capturing a 76-70 win over Husson University. Ashley Busque (So, Belgrade, ME) led the way with a game high 20 points.
  • Eagles Roll by Thomas
    January 13, 2009
    Bangor, ME – The Eagles rolled to a 94-61 win over Thomas College at Newman Gym. Bree Hanscom (FY, Mattawamkeag, ME) paced Husson with 19 points and 8 rebounds. Husson moves to 5-6 on the season while Thomas falls to 2-8.
  • Southern Maine Downs Eagles
    January 05, 2009
    GORHAM, Maine – Senior forward Stacey Kent (Northwood, N.H./Coe-Brown Academy) scored a game-high 21 points to lead a balanced attack as the nationally-ranked University of Southern Maine Huskies placed four players in double-figures en route to a 81-64 win over the Husson University Eagles in a non-conference women’s basketball game Monday night at Hill Gymnasium in Gorham, Maine.
  • Gould's Career High Highlights Bowdoin Victory over Eagles
    December 09, 2008
    BANGOR, Maine - Bowdoin first-year Ellery Gould scored a career-high 20 points to lead the women's basketball team in a 77-59 victory over Husson on Tuesday night. Leah Rubega also posted her fourth double-double of the season as the Polar Bears improved to 5-2 overall this year. Husson drops to 1-4 overall.
  • Bates Beats Husson in Non-Conference Game
    December 02, 2008
    Bangor, ME – Bates College rolled by Husson University 79-64 in a non conference game at Newman Gym. Val Beckwith (Sr, Woburn, MA) led the Bobcats with 25 points and 7 rebounds.
  • Norwich Slips by Husson
    November 21, 2008
    GORHAM, Maine -- Junior guard Erica Rate (Weymouth, Mass.) poured in a game-high 23 points, including seven three-pointers, to lead Norwich University past Husson University, 68-54, in a first round game of the USM Tip-Off Tournament at the Warren Hill Gymnasium Friday night.
  • Eagles Open Season With a Win
    November 16, 2008
    Bangor, ME – Husson University opened the season with a 73-65 win over U. Maine Fort Kent at Newman Gym. Jenny Rollins (Sr, Corinth, ME) led the way with 27 points including 5 three pointers.