2019-20 Husson Women's Basketball News

  • Husson Women's Basketball Senior - Nicole Tapparo - Named 2020 Valedictorian
    July 02, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine – Husson Athletics’ very own Nicole Tapparo was recognized for the prestigious award of Valedictorian when she graduated in May of 2020, with a perfect 4.0 grade point average (GPA).
  • Overman Nominated for 2019-20 NAC Woman of the Year
    June 25, 2020
    WATERVILLE, Maine - The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) proudly announced the Nominees for the 2019-20 NAC Woman of the Year Award on Wednesday. Husson women's basketball standout, Joan Overman, was the representative for the Eagles and one of eight graduating student-athletes to be nominated for the prestigious honor which encompasses all facets of the NCAA Division III student athlete experience.
  • TOP MOMENT OF 2019-20: Husson Women's Basketball Five-Peats as NAC Champions
    June 24, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine - For the fifth year in a row, the Husson women's basketball team were named North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Champions under 2020 NAC Coach of the Year, Kissy Walker. Led by tournament MVP Sydney Allen with 17 points, the #1 seeded Husson University Eagles (19-8) took down #3 University of Maine-Farmington (UMF), 70-60, in Newman Gym on February 29th, to advance to the 2020 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Tournament for the fifth consecutive year.
  • 42 Eagles Recognized on the 2019-20 Winter/Spring NAC All-Academic Team
    June 15, 2020
    WATERVILLE, Maine - The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) is proud to announce the 2019-2020 Winter/Spring All-Academic Team. Husson athletics saw 42 Eagles earn a spot on the All-Academic squad this year.
  • Husson Women's Basketball Announces Joan Overman as the 2019-20 Eagle Award Winner
    May 07, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine - Husson University Athletics would like to take the months of May and June to recognize the 2019-20 Eagle Award winners who would have been honored at the annual Eagle Award Banquet.
  • Husson Athletics Announces the 2019-20 Eagle Award Winners
    May 04, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine – After honoring all of the seniors and 2020 graduates throughout the month of April, Husson University Athletics would like to take the months of May and June to recognize the 2019-20 Eagle Award winners.
  • Husson Athletics Honors 2020 Women's Basketball Seniors
    April 13, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine – Husson University athletics would like to take the month of April to honor all seniors and 2020 graduates who would have been honored at the annual Senior Banquet. 
  • Ellsworth's Trinity Montigny Commits to Another Four Years as an Eagle
    April 01, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine - Ellsworth High School star, Trinity Montigny, coached by Andy Pooler helped lead the Ellsworth Eagles to the school’s second-best record in program history this past season. The 5’ 6” senior guard averaged 17.4 points, 3.3 assists, 2.8 steals, and 3.5 rebounds a game. 
  • Husson Women's Basketball Grows Their 2020-21 Squad with Luci Rothwell
    March 26, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine - Adding a third commitment to the Husson women's basketball team for the 2020-21 season, a native of Bryant Pond, Maine, Luci Rothwell will be joining the Eagles in the Fall of 2020. 
  • Bailey Donovan Named MWBCA Rookie of the Year, First Team All-State and All-Rookie
    March 18, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine - Bowdoin College senior Maddie Hasson has been chosen as the Maine Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (MWBCA) Player of the Year, while Bailey Donovan of Husson University has been selected as the Rookie of the Year. Donovan also achieved a spot on the All-Rookie Team and First Team All-State. Adrienne Shibles from Bowdoin College was picked as the Coach of the Year. 
  • Donovan Selected as NEWBA Rookie of the Year and All-Rookie First Team Honoree
    March 18, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass.  – The New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) has announced its award winners and All-Region selections for the 2019-20 season. Bailey Donovan became the first Eagle to earn a major award from NEWBA as she was named Rookie of the Year, while also accomplishing a spot on the All-Rookie First Team. 
  • Husson Women's Basketball Defeated in NCAA First Round by SUNY New Paltz
    March 06, 2020
    New Paltz, N.Y. - The Husson women's basketball team (19-9) battled SUNY New Paltz (25-3) to a 69-50 loss in the first round of the NCAA women's basketball national championship tournament on Friday night.
  • NAC Tournament MVP Sydney Allen Grabs a Spot on the NEWBA Honor Roll
    March 03, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - For the second time this season, sophomore Sydney Allen was awarded a spot on the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Honor Roll after an impressive performance in the NAC Championship Tournament this past weekend. 
  • Ticket and Parking Information for 2020 NCAA DIII Women's Basketball Championship First Round Game
    March 03, 2020
    NEW PALTZ, N.Y. - For all fans that will be attending the 2020 NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship to watch Husson Eagles compete in the first round of the tournament, ticket and parking information is provided below. The Eagles will take on the Hawks on Friday, March 6th in the Hawk Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 PM.
  • Joan Overman and Bailey Donovan Join MVP Sydney Allen on 2020 NAC All-Tournament Team
    March 02, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine - Seven women were named to the 2020 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Basketball Championship All-Tournament Team at the conclusion of the event on Saturday, February 29th. Sophomore Sydney Allen earned MVP honors and was joined by teammates, first-year Bailey Donovan and senior Joan Overman. Juniors Alex Bessey and McKenna Brodeur were selected to represent UMaine-Farmington. Seniors Alissa Mitchell of NVU-Lyndon, and Mikayla Charters of Maine Maritime were also selected to the team.
  • Husson Women's Basketball Set to Play SUNY New Paltz in First Round of NCAA Championship Tournament
    March 02, 2020
    INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — The NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Committee announced the field of 64 teams for the 2020 championship in a selection show on Monday.
  • Women's Basketball Captures Fifth-Straight NAC Championship
    February 29, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine - Led by tournament MVP Sydney Allen with 17 points, the #1 seeded Husson University Eagles (19-8) took down #3 University of Maine at Farmington (UMF), 70-60, capturing their fifth consecutive North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championship on Saturday afternoon inside Newman Gym.
  • Women's Basketball Advances to NAC Championship Game after Defeating Hornets, 74-61
    February 28, 2020
    Sydney Allen led all scorers in Newman Gymnasium Friday night as the #1 seeded Husson University Eagles (17-8) defeated the #5 seeded NVU-Lyndon Hornets (11-15) by a final score of 74-61 in North Atlantic Conference semifinal action.
  • Coach of the Year Kissy Walker Sees Five Players Garner NAC All-Conference Awards
    February 26, 2020
    WATERVILLE, Maine - Husson University claimed four of the five major awards with Defensive Player of the Year Joan Overman, Rookie of the Year Bailey Donovan, Senior Scholar Athlete Nicole Tapparo, and Coach of the Year Kissy Walker. This marks the first time in HU women's basketball program history that an Eagle has been named Senior Scholar Athlete and the first time in 20 years that Husson saw three players earn spots on the All-NAC First Team. 
  • Donovan Grabs Two Rookie of the Week Highlights; Two Eagles Mentioned on Weekly Honor Roll
    February 25, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine - First-year Bailey Donovan continues to impress, sweeping back-to-back Rookie of the Week honors from two associations. She earned Co-Rookie of the Week for the second week in a row from New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) and her seventh-straight and tenth overall Rookie of the Week spotlight from the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association (MWBCA). Fellow first-year, Scott Lewis, achieved his fifth Honor Roll recognition from the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association (MMBCWA) while DJ Bussey was selected to the MMBCWA Honor Roll for his first time this season.
  • Donovan and Lewis Sweep Final NAC Rookie of the Week of the 2019-20 Season
    February 20, 2020
    WATERVILLE, Maine - For the final time in their rookie campaigns, both Bailey Donovan and Scott Lewis were named North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Rookie of the Week. This marks Donovan's tenth and final NAC Rookie of the Week of the 2019-20 season and Lewis' second.
  • Husson Secures Home Court for NAC Women's Basketball Championship Tournament
    February 20, 2020
    WATERVILLE, Maine - Husson University (17-8 overall, 14-0 NAC) swept the conference to earn the top seed for the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) six-team Women's Basketball Championship Tournament that starts this weekend. The Eagles receive a bye for the quarterfinal round and will host the final four tournament next weekend when they attempt to win the program's fifth-consecutive conference championship. Second-seeded Maine Maritime Academy (20-5, 12-2) also advances directly to the semifinal round.
  • First-Year Husson Basketball Players Continue to Sweep in Weekly Accolades
    February 19, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine  - Adding on to her slew of weekly accolades, Bailey Donovan stood out among all New England players this past week to be recognized as Co-Rookie of the Week by the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA). She also impressed the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association (MWBCA) as she grabbed her sixth-straight and ninth overall Rookie of the Week honor. Another standout first-year basketball player for Husson, Scott Lewis was recognized yet again by the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association (MMBCWA) with a spot on the Honor Roll. 
  • Donovan Scores Game-Winner as Eagles Edge Mariners, 52-49
    February 18, 2020
    The Husson University women’s basketball team (17-8, 14-0 NAC) pulled off an exhilarating win over the visiting Maine Maritime Mariners (21-4, 12-2 NAC) at Newman Gymnasium on Tuesday night as Bailey Donovan scored the game-winner with five seconds remaining in the contest. With the victory, the Eagles wrap up North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play a perfect 14-0, the first time since 2010 and just the fifth time under head coach Kissy Walker, while remaining undefeated on their home court during the 2019-20 regular season.
  • Women's Basketball Takes Down Terriers on Senior Day, 90-53
    February 15, 2020
    The Husson University women’s basketball team (16-8, 13-0 NAC) jumped out to an early twelve-point lead and never looked back as they defeated the Terriers of Thomas College (10-14, 8-5 NAC), 90-53 at Newman Gymnasium Saturday afternoon. Prior to the contest, the Eagles recognized their four seniors, Joan Overman, Sami Ireland, Nicole Tapparo and Mickayla Willette for their contributions to the program over the last four years. 
  • Husson Women's Basketball Extends Undefeated NAC Record to 12-0 with 56-48 Win over UMF
    February 14, 2020
    FARMINGTON, Maine – A late comeback attempt by the University of Maine-Farmington Beavers (12-11, 9-3 NAC) was squashed by the Husson University women’s basketball team (15-8, 12-0 NAC) as they held onto their perfect record in conference action with the 56-48 win on Friday evening. 
  • Scott Lewis and Bailey Donovan Take Statewide Rookie of the Week Honors
    February 13, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine - After landing on the Honor Roll for the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association (MMBCWA) several times in his rookie campaign,  Scott Lewis achieved his first Rookie of the Week recognition. Teammate, Justice Kendall, was acknowdleged on the MMBCWA Honor Roll, respectively. For the women, Bailey Donovan swiped her fifth-straight and eighth overall Rookie of the Week honor from the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association (MWBCA).
  • Help the Eagles Protect the Nest on Saturday
    February 13, 2020
    BANGOR, Maine - The Husson basketball program has a busy Saturday planned on February 15th.
  • Eagles' Comeback Bid Falls Short Against Colby, 60-56
    February 11, 2020
    A late comeback bid by the Eagles (14-8, 11-0 NAC) came up as short as they fell to the Colby College Mules (8-14, 2-7 NESCAC) by a score of 60-56 on Tuesday night in their final non-conference match-up of the season.
  • Bailey Donovan Impressively Picks Up Her Ninth NAC Rookie of the Week This Season
    February 10, 2020
    WATERVILLE, Maine - For the ninth week this season, Bailey Donovan was spotlighted by the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) as the Rookie of the Week. 
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