2012-13 Women's Basketball News

June 14, 2013
Partonen Named to VaSID All-State Women's Basketball Team
Junior guard Sam Partonen was named to the Virginia State Sports Information Directors' Association's all-state college division women's basketball team on Wednesday.

February 26, 2013
UMW's Partonen, Dye Named to 2013 All-CAC Women's Basketball Team
University of Mary Washington junior Sam Partonen and senior Carol Dye were named to the 2013 All-Capital Athletic Conference women's basketball team, as announced today. Partonen was named to the first team, and Dye to the second team.

February 23, 2013
UMW Women's Basketball Falls at Marymount in CAC Championship, 53-42
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team, playing in its ninth Capital Athletic Conference championship in the past 10 years, fell on the road to top-seeded Marymount University, 53-42, on Saturday in the 2013 title game. The Eagles fall to 20-7 on the season.

February 21, 2013
UMW Women's Basketball Tops York, 55-49, to Advance to CAC Championship
The University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team defeated York College, 55-49, Wednesday night in the Capital Athletic Conference semifinal in the Anderson Center. The Eagles (20-6, 10-2 CAC), led by Sam Partonen’s 15 points, advance to their second-straight conference championship game. Tonight’s victory extends UMW’s winning streak against York to 12 games, and is their second against the Spartans (20-7, 8-4 CAC) in eight days. Carol Dye added in a double-double, scoring 14 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.

February 18, 2013
Haeuptle Named CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Mary Washington sophomore guard CLAIRE HAEUPTLE (Robbinsville, N.J./Peddie School) was selected as the CAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 18, 2013 after her strong play off the bench last week, leading UMW in scoring in both wins that secured the second seed in the 2013 conference playoffs for the defending champions.

February 16, 2013
UMW Women's Basketball Closes Regular Season with 58-33 Win at St. Mary's
On a day when neither team shot a high percentage, the University of Mary Washington women's basketball relied on its trademark defense in gaining a 58-33 win at St. Mary's College on Saturday in both teams' regular season finale. The Eagles held the hosts to just eight second half points after trailing, 25-18, at halftime.

February 13, 2013
Haeuptle, Howland Lead UMW Women's Basketball Past York, 76-67
Sophomore guard Claire Haeuptle came off the bench to score a team-high 22 points to lead the University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team to a 76-67 victory over Capital Athletic Conference foe York College. Aubrey Howland added in a double-double for the Eagles with 17 points and 13 rebounds. Both squads now hold an 18-6 overall record; however the Eagles improve to 9-2 in conference play while York drops to 7-4.

February 6, 2013
UMW Women's Basketball Rolls Past Wesley, 65-26
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team limited Wesley College to 13 points in each half, and sophomore Caitlin Ciniero led the way with 10 points off the bench as the Eagles topped the Wolverines, 65-26, on Wednesday in Dover, Del. The Eagles improve to 17-6 overall and 8-2 in Capital Athletic Conference action.

February 4, 2013
Dye Leads UMW Women's Basketball Past Bridgewater, 56-41
Senior center Carol Dye scored 18 points and added 13 rebounds and five blocked shots to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 56-41 win over Bridgewater College on Monday night at the Anderson Center. UMW improves to 16-6 on the year.

February 4, 2013
Dye Repeats as CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Mary Washington senior center CAROL DYE (Springfield, Va./Lake Braddock) was selected as the CAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 4, 2013 after recording consecutive double doubles in two key conference contests.

January 30, 2013
UMW Women's Basketball Tops Salisbury, 55-39, in CAC Action
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team enjoyed an 18-0 run in the first half and cruised to a 55-39 victory over visiting Salisbury University Wednesday night at the William M. Anderson Center. The Eagles improve to 15-5 overall and 7-1 in CAC play.

January 30, 2013
UMW Women's Basketball to Host Alumni Game on February 2
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team will hold its annual alumni game this Saturday, February 2, at 10:30 a.m. in the Anderson Center prior to the team's 1 p.m. game against Marymount University.

January 26, 2013
UMW Women's Basketball Tops Frostburg, 53-42
Junior guard Sam Partonen scored 10 points and senior center Carol Dye added eight points, nine rebounds, and four blocked shots to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 53-42 win at Frostburg State University on Saturday afternoon in Capital Athletic Conference action. The Eagles improve to 6-1 in league play and 14-5 overall.

January 23, 2013
UMW Women's Basketball Tops #20 Ferrum, 64-48
Junior guard Sam Partonen scored 17 points and senior center Carol Dye contributed 14 rebounds, six blocked shots, and three steals to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 64-48 win over #20 Ferrum College on Wednesday night, holding the Panthers to 35 points below their season average in improving to 13-5 on the year.

January 22, 2013
UMW's Dye Named CAC Women's Basketball Co-Player of the Week
Marymount senior guard KATELYN FISCHER (Reisterstown, Md./Seton Keough) and Mary Washington senior center CAROL DYE (Springfield, Va./Lake Braddock) were selected as the CAC Women’s Basketball Co-Players of the Week for Jan. 21, 2013.

January 19, 2013
Dye Leads UMW Women's Basketball into First Place in CAC Standings as Eagles Top York, 50-47
Senior center Carol Dye scored 16 points and added 15 rebounds to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 50-47 victory at York College on Saturday, putting the Eagles into a half-game lead in the Capital Athletic Conference standings with a 5-1 record.

January 16, 2013
Howland's Buzzer Beater Lifts UMW Women Past St. Mary's, 51-49
Sophomore forward Aubrey Howland corralled a loose ball at the top of the arc and her last-second desparation three pointer found nothing but net, as the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team topped St. Mary's College, 51-49, on Wenesday night at the Anderson Center. The Eagles improve to 11-5 overall and 4-1 in Capital Athletic Conference action, while the Seahawks fall to 8-7 and 2-3.

January 12, 2013
UMW Women's Basketball Creates Logjam at Top of CAC Standings with 74-60 Win at Salisbury
Junior guard Sam Partonen scored a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 74-60 win at Salisbury University on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Eagles improve to 10-5 overall, and into a first place tie in the Capital Athletic Conference standings, as four teams now stand with one loss.

January 11, 2013
UMW Women's Basketball to Host Clinic on January 21
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball program will be holding a girl's basketball clinic Monday, January 21. Participants are invited to attend an open-practice at 11:30, followed by a 2-hour clinic from 12-2pm. Registration may be mailed in or done on-site starting at 11am.

January 7, 2013
UMW Women's Basketball Falls at Roanoke, 55-42
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team saw its three game win streak snapped with a 55-42 loss at Roanoke College on Monday night in Salem, Va. The Eagles fall to 9-4 on the season.

January 5, 2013
Diop's Double-Double Leads UMW Women's Basketball Past Wesley, 53-29
Junior forward Aby Diop scored a game-high 13 points and added 10 rebounds to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 53-29 win over Wesley College on Saturday afternoon at the Anderson Center in Capital Athletic Conference action. Eleven different players scored in a balanced attack for UMW.

December 19, 2012
Partonen's 21 Leads UMW Women's Basketball Past Hartwick, 56-50
Junior guard Sam Partonen scored a game-high 21 points to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 56-50 win over Hartwick College on Wednesday afternoon in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. as part of the Cruzin Classic. The Eagles improve to 8-3 on the season.

December 18, 2012
UMW Women's Basketball Tops Wilkes, 52-34, in Cruzin Classic
Junior forward Aby Diop scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 52-34 victory over Wilkes University on Tuesday as part of the Cruzin Classic in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Eagles improve to 7-3 on the season.

December 15, 2012
UMW Women's Basketball Falls at CNU, 51-40
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team dropped a 51-40 decision at undefeated Christopher Newport University on Saturday night in Newport News, Va. With the loss, the Eagles drop to 6-3 on the season.

December 4, 2012
#19 UMW Women's Basketball Falls at Eastern Mennonite in Last Second, 56-54
The 19th ranked University of Mary Washington women's basketball team erased a five point deficit in the final two minutes, only to see Eastern Mennonite University score the game-winning basket with one second left in a 56-54 loss in Harrisonburg on Tuesday night. The Eagles fall to 6-2 on the season.

December 1, 2012
Partonen Lifts #19 UMW Women's Basketball Past Frostburg in CAC Opener, 69-53
Junior guard Sam Partonen scored a team-high 15 points in leading four Eagles in double figures as the 19th-ranked University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 69-53 victory over Frostburg State University in both teams' CAC opener on Saturday at the Anderson Center.

November 29, 2012
Partonen, Diop Lead #19 UMW Women's Basketball Past Washington & Lee, 56-38
Junior guard Sam Partonen scored 16 points and added seven assists and junior Aby Diop collected another double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds as the 19th ranked University of Mary Washington women's basketball team topped Washington & Lee University, 56-38, on Thursday night at the Anderson Center.

November 26, 2012
Diop Named CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Mary Washington junior forward ABY DIOP (Springfield, Va./Annandale) was selected as the CAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 26, 2012 after recording two double-doubles and averaging a double-double (11.3 pts., 11.3 rebs.) over three games for the Eagles.

November 25, 2012
Partonen's 25 Points Leads #13 UMW Women's Basketball Past N.C. Wesleyan, 58-48
Junior guard Sam Partonen scored a career high with 25 points to lead the 13th-ranked University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 58-48 win over North Carolina Wesleyan College on Sunday in Fayetteville, N.C.

November 24, 2012
#13 UMW Women's Basketball Falls to Greensboro, 55-41
The 13th ranked University of Mary Washington women's basketball team dropped a 55-41 decision to Greensboro College at the Methodist University Turkey Shootout on Saturday in Fayetteville, N.C. The Eagles, who drop their first regular season game in two years, falls to 3-1 on the season.

November 20, 2012
Diop's Double-Double Leads #13 UMW Women's Basketball to 64-50 Win Over Shenandoah
Junior forward Aby Diop scored a career-high 15 points and added 10 rebounds in leading the 13th ranked University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 64-50 win over Shenandoah University on Tuesday night at the Anderson Center in the Eagles' home opener.

November 17, 2012
Partonen, Dye Lead #13/#16 UMW Women's Basketball Past Randolph-Macon, 70-63
Junior guard Sam Partonen scored a career-high for the second straight night with 19 points to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 70-63 win at Randolph-Macon College on Saturday night in Ashland, Va. The Eagles move to 2-0 on the season.

November 16, 2012
Partonen, Diop Lead #13/#16 UMW Women's Basketball to Season-Opening Victory
Junior guard Sam Partonen scored a career-high 15 points and junior forward Aby Diop tied a career-high with 13 points to lead the 13th/16th ranked University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 66-48 win over Virginia Wesleyan in the 2012-13 season opener in the Randolph-Macon College Tipoff Tournament on Friday night in Ashland.

November 15, 2012
#13/#16 UMW Women's Basketball Opens 2012-13 Season on Friday Night vs. Va. Wesleyan
The #13/#16-ranked University of Mary Washingotn women's basketball team will open the 2012-13 season tonight in Ashland, Va. against Virginia Wesleyan College at 8:00 p.m.

November 13, 2012
UMW Athletics Announces New Basketball Ticket Policy
The University of Mary Washington Department of Athletics announces new ticket policies for home basketball games in the Anderson Center.

October 25, 2012
UMW Women's Basketball Ranked #16 in D3hoops.com National Preseason Poll
With three starters returning from last year's record-breaking 30-1 team, the University of Mary Washington women's basketball squad is ranked 16th in the nation in the D3hoops.com national preseason poll.

October 6, 2012
UMW Women's Basketball to Host Clinic on October 27
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball program will be holding a girl's basketball clinic Saturday, October 27. Participants are invited to attend an open-practice at 10:30, followed by a 2-hour clinic. Registration may be mailed in or done on-site starting at 10am.