2013-14 University of Mary Washington Women's Basketball News

  • UMW's Applebury, Tyler Step Up for Chillin4Charity to Raise Funds for Kay Yow Cancer Research
    July 17, 2014
    UMW's Applebury, Tyler Step Up for Chillin4Charity to Raise Funds for Kay Yow Cancer Research University of Mary Washington women's basketball head coach Deena Applebury and Director of Athletics Ken Tyler have accepted the Chillin4Charity Challenge, getting doused with a bucket of ice water and becoming the latest to donate to the Kay Yow Fund in raising funds for cancer research.
  • UMW's Partonen Named to All-CAC Women's Basketball Team
    March 04, 2014
    UMW's Partonen Named to All-CAC Women's Basketball Team UMW senior guard Sam Partonen was named to the 2014 All-Capital Athletic Conference women's basketball team on Monday, her second straight all-conference season.
  • Eagles Fall to Marymount, 51-33, in CAC Quarterfinals
    February 25, 2014
    Eagles Fall to Marymount, 51-33, in CAC Quarterfinals The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team saw their season end at the hands of Marymount (Va.) on Tuesday. The Eagles fell 51-33 in the quarterfinals of the CAC Tournament. UMW ends the season at 18-8 overall.
  • Three Hit Double Figures, as Eagles Close Out Regular Season with 69-49 Win at Penn State-Harrisburg
    February 22, 2014
    Three Hit Double Figures, as Eagles Close Out Regular Season with 69-49 Win at Penn State-Harrisburg The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team closed out the regular season with a 69-49 win at Penn State-Harrisburg on Saturday. Three Eagles hit double figures, with Brianne Comden leading the way at 15. The Eagles finish the season with an 18-7, 10-6 CAC record.
  • Defense the Name of the Game in Eagles 88-41 Victory on Wednesday
    February 19, 2014
    Defense the Name of the Game in Eagles 88-41 Victory on Wednesday The University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team defeated Southern Virginia 88-41 on Wednesday, behind a huge defensive effort. The Eagles had two in double figures, while holding the Knights to only two made baskets in the first half. UMW improves to 17-7, 9-6 CAC for the year.
  • Eagles Soar to Senior Day Victory, 74-36, Over Wesley
    February 15, 2014
    Eagles Soar to Senior Day Victory, 74-36, Over Wesley The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team defeated Wesley 74-36 on Saturday on senior day. The Eagles honored three seniors; Sam Partonen, Brie Matthes, and Aby Diop, each of whom scored in double figures. The win moves the Eagles to 16-7, 9-6 CAC for the year.
  • Haeuptle Paces UMW With 13 Points; Eagles Knock Off #13 Christopher Newport on Wednesday, 74-44
    February 12, 2014
    Haeuptle Paces UMW With 13 Points; Eagles Knock Off #13 Christopher Newport on Wednesday, 74-44 The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team picked up a huge CAC upset victory over #13 Christopher Newport, 74-44 on Wednesday. Claire Haeuptle was one of three Eagles in double digits, leading the team with 13 points. UMW held CNU to on 29.6% shooting for the game, and move to 15-7, 8-6 CAC on the year.
  • Wednesday's UMW/CNU Basketball Start Times Altered Due to Pending Weather
    February 11, 2014
    Wednesday's UMW/CNU Basketball Start Times Altered Due to Pending Weather Wednesday's Capital Athletic Conference basketball doubleheader with the University of Mary Washington traveling to Christopher Newport has been moved up 30 minutes due to the pending weather forecast. The women will start at 5:00 p.m., with the men tipping off at 7.
  • Four Eagles Score in Double Figures, Lose  Double Overtime Thriller to Salisbury, 84-79
    February 08, 2014
    Four Eagles Score in Double Figures, Lose Double Overtime Thriller to Salisbury, 84-79 The University of Mary Washington women's basketbal team fell to the Sea Gulls, 84-79 in a thrilling double overtime contest. Four Eagles scored in double digits, lead by Sam Partonen's 17, including two double doubles from Aubrey Howland (13 pts, 18 reb) and Aby Diop (15 pts, 15 reb). The Eagles fall to 14-7, 7-6 CAC for the year.
  • Defense Propels Eagles Past St. Mary's, 75-40, on Wednesday
    February 05, 2014
    Defense Propels Eagles Past St. Mary's, 75-40, on Wednesday The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team held the Seahawks (7-12, 4-8 CAC) to just 11-47 (23.4%) shooting for the game in the victory. Three Eagles scored in double fgures, lead by Aubrey Howland's 14 points. The Eagles move to 14-6, 7-5 CAC with the win.
  • Eagles Defeat Marymount, 60-42, on Saturday
    February 01, 2014
    Eagles Defeat Marymount, 60-42, on Saturday The University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team picked up a big 60-42 win over Marymount (Va.) Saturday. The Eagles held the Saints to only 25% (12-48) shooting for the game, including 4-22 in the first half. UMW improves to 13-6, 6-5 CAC with the win.
  • Partonen and Comden Have Career Days in Win Over Frostburg State, 89-60
    January 29, 2014
    Partonen and Comden Have Career Days in Win Over Frostburg State, 89-60 The University of Mary Washington defeated the Bobcats, 89-60, on Wednesday evening. Senior Sam Partonen and freshman Brianne Comden each had career days to lead the Eagles attack. The victory also gave head coach Deena Applebury her 250th career victory. UMW moves to 12-6, 5-5 CAC on the year.
  • #11 York (Pa.) Edges Mary Washington, 61-58, on Saturday
    January 25, 2014
    #11 York (Pa.) Edges Mary Washington, 61-58, on Saturday The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team lost a closely contested matchup with the #11 Spartans, 61-58. The Eagles had a lead in the final minutes of the game, but York made a run to win the game by three. The Eagles drop to 11-6, 4-5 in CAC play on the year.
  • Howland Scores 12, as Eagles use Big Second Half to Cruise Past Southern Virginia, 73-38
    January 23, 2014
    Howland Scores 12, as Eagles use Big Second Half to Cruise Past Southern Virginia, 73-38 The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team defeated Southern Virginia 73-38 on Thursday from the Anderson Center. Junior foward Aubrey Howland lead the Eagles with 12 points, as the Eagles outscored the Knights 40-17 in the second half. The Eagles improve to 11-5, 4-4 CAC for the year.
  • Wednesday's UMW Basketball Doubleheader vs. Southern Virginia Postponed Until Thursday
    January 22, 2014
    Wednesday's UMW Basketball Doubleheader vs. Southern Virginia Postponed Until Thursday Wednesday's University of Mary Washington basketball doubleheader vs., Southern Virginia University has been postponed until tomorrow. Game times will be at 6 and 8 p.m.
  • Eagles Tame Lions, 66-31, on Saturday Afternoon
    January 18, 2014
    Eagles Tame Lions, 66-31, on Saturday Afternoon The University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team stormed past Penn St.-Harrisburg, 66-31 on Saturday from the Anderson Center. The Eagles used a big first half to put the Lions away, and move to 10-5, 4-4 CAC on the season. Brianne Comden lead the Eagles with 12 points, as four players hit double figures.
  • Howland Scores 15, as Eagles Fall 64-43 to Christopher Newport
    January 15, 2014
    Howland Scores 15, as Eagles Fall 64-43 to Christopher Newport The University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team fell to Christopher Newport, 64-43 on Wednesday in CAC action. Aubrey Howland led the Eagles with 15 points, while grabbing six rebounds in the loss. The loss moves the Eagles to 9-5, 3-4 CAC on the year.
  • Women's Basketball to Hold Alumni Game on Saturday, February 8th
    January 14, 2014
    Women's Basketball to Hold Alumni Game on Saturday, February 8th The UMW women's basketball team will host the game prior to the game with Salisbury on February 8th.
  • Partonen Paces the Eagles Past Wesley, 79-52, on Saturday
    January 11, 2014
    Partonen Paces the Eagles Past Wesley, 79-52, on Saturday The Eagles defeated the Wolverines 79-52 on Saturday behind a trio of double figure scorers. UMW outscored Wesley by 20 in the second half on their way to the victory. The win improves the Eagles to 9-4, 3-3 CAC.
  • Eagles Fall on Road, 51-39, at Salisbury
    January 08, 2014
    Eagles Fall on Road, 51-39, at Salisbury Sam Partonen nets eight points to lead the Eagles, but it wasn't enough as Salisbury downs UMW, 51-39 on Wednesday. The Eagles shot just 28% from the field for the game, to fall to 8-4, 2-3 CAC.
  • Howland Paces UMW with 18 Points in Eagles 70-50 Win Over Bridgewater
    January 06, 2014
    Howland Paces UMW with 18 Points in Eagles 70-50 Win Over Bridgewater The Eagles shot 46% from the field, out rebounding Bridgewater 40-29, en route to the victory. The win moves the Eagles to 7-3 overall and 2-2 in CAC play.
  • Eagles Fall to #19 York College (Pa.), 53-35, on Saturday Afternoon
    January 04, 2014
    Eagles Fall to #19 York College (Pa.), 53-35, on Saturday Afternoon The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team fell to the Spartans, 53-35, on Saturday. York used a 7-0 run to start the game, and another 8-0 late in the first half to seal the victory.
  • UMW Women's Basketball Completes Perfect Trip to San Juan, Edges Alvernia, 49-44
    December 20, 2013
    UMW Women's Basketball Completes Perfect Trip to San Juan, Edges Alvernia, 49-44 Senior guard Sam Partonen scored 10 points and added six rebounds to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 49-44 win over Alvernia University in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Friday evening.
  • UMW Women's Basketball Tops Widener, 61-55, in San Juan, Puerto Rico
    December 19, 2013
    UMW Women's Basketball Tops Widener, 61-55, in San Juan, Puerto Rico Senior guard Sam Partonen scored 16 points in leading three players in double figures as the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team defeated Widener University, 61-55, on Thursday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Eagles improve to 6-2 on the season.
  • Eagles Defeat Seahawks, 69-52, on Saturday Afternoon
    December 14, 2013
    Eagles Defeat Seahawks, 69-52, on Saturday Afternoon The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team defeated St. Mary's (Md.), 69-52 on Saturday. The Eagles forced 24 turnovers to improve to 5-2, 2-1 CAC on the year.
  • Eagles Drop Close One to Marymount (Va.), 54-45, on Saturday
    December 07, 2013
    Eagles Drop Close One to Marymount (Va.), 54-45, on Saturday Three Eagles were in double figures, lead by Sam Partonen's 12 points, but it wasn't enough, as UMW fell to the Saints on Saturday. Alongside Partonen, Brianne Comden (10) and Megan Green (11) hit double digits.
  • Women's Basketball Tames Bobcats, 85-53, on Wednesday
    December 04, 2013
    Women's Basketball Tames Bobcats, 85-53, on Wednesday The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team defeated Frostburg State University, 85-53, on Wednesday. Sophomore Sarah Listenbee led the way with 15 points for the Eagles, which saw four players hit double digits. The win moves Mary Washington to 4-1, 1-0 CAC on the year.
  • Basketball Event Planned for December 7 in Arlington
    December 03, 2013
    Basketball Event Planned for December 7 in Arlington Join the University of Mary Washington’s Director of Athletics, Ken Tyler, and head basketball coaches Deena Applebury and Rod Wood, for a day of fun, food, and fellowship in Arlington on Saturday, December 7. Visit with fellow alumni and basketball parents, and hear from Tyler, both coaches, and former Redskin great and NFL Hall-of-Famer Darrell Green before heading to the hardwood to cheer on the women’s basketball team at 2:00 p.m. and the men’s basketball team at 4:00 p.m.
  • UMW's Taylor Johnson, Sam Partonen Among Nominees for Allstate Good Works Team
    December 03, 2013
    UMW's Taylor Johnson, Sam Partonen Among Nominees for Allstate Good Works Team University of Mary Washington junior Taylor Johnson and senior Sam Partonen are among the nominees for the Allstate NABC/WBCA Good Works Team, which recognizes outstanding community service in collegiate basketball.
  • Eagles Soar Past Shenandoah, 70-28, on Tuesday
    November 26, 2013
    Eagles Soar Past Shenandoah, 70-28, on Tuesday Freshman Brianne Comden paced the Eagles with 18 points, while chipping in six rebounds. The Eagles put the Hornets away early, outscoring Shenandoah 31-3 in the first half. The win moves the Eagles to 3-1 on the season.
  • Eagles Fall To Randolph-Macon, 82-65, on Tuesday
    November 19, 2013
    Eagles Fall To Randolph-Macon, 82-65, on Tuesday The UMW women's basketball team fell to the Yellow Jackets on Tuesday night. The Eagles shot 37.5% from the field on the night, but could not overcome the Yellow Jacket offense to fall to 2-1 on the year.
  • Comden Leads UMW Women to 60-53 Defeat of Cortland, Hampton Inn South Tipoff Tournament Title
    November 16, 2013
    Comden Leads UMW Women to 60-53 Defeat of Cortland, Hampton Inn South Tipoff Tournament Title Freshman Brianne Comden had a career high 20 points as the Eagles down Cortland St. 60-53 in the championship of the Hampton Inn South Tipoff Tournament. Aubrey Howland was named tournament most outstanding player.
  • Howland and the Eagles Down Penn State-Altoona, 61-41, in Season Opener
    November 15, 2013
    Howland and the Eagles Down Penn State-Altoona, 61-41, in Season Opener Aubrey Howland led all scorers with 14 points on 6-7 shooting. The Eagles advance to face Cortland St. in the championship of the Hampton Inn South Tipoff Tournament. Cortland defeated Virginia Wesleyan in the first game.
  • UMW Women's Basketball Slated for Third in CAC Preseason Poll
    November 07, 2013
    UMW Women's Basketball Slated for Third in CAC Preseason Poll Mary Washington went down to the wire with MU last year in the battle for the regular-season CAC title, and has played in the conference championship game two-straight years, winning the crown in 2012.
  • CAC Set to Open 2013-14 Basketball Seasons With Opening Tip Event – An Interactive Online Video Chat
    November 06, 2013
    CAC Set to Open 2013-14 Basketball Seasons With Opening Tip Event – An Interactive Online Video Chat York, Pa. - The Capital Athletic Conference will open the 2013-14 men’s and women’s basketball seasons with an interactive video event on Thursday, Nov. 7. Each of the 10 head coaches will discuss their team’s prospects for the upcoming year through video conference technology on Google+ Hangouts.
  • UMW Basketball Hosts Ninth Annual 5K Run
    September 24, 2013
    UMW Basketball Hosts Ninth Annual 5K Run The 9th annual UMW 5K Run was held on September 21, 2013 as part of the UMW Family Weekend Program. The race kicked off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning with a field of over 100 runners.