Women's BasketballMarch 18, 2017NCAA Final: Amherst 52, Tufts 29The Amherst women's basketball team capped its 2016-17 season with the program's second-ever NCAA Division III National Championship following a 52-29...
Women's BasketballMarch 17, 2017NCAA Semifinal: Tufts 60, St. Thomas (MN) 57Tufts erased a 12-point deficit to earn a 60-57 victory over St. Thomas (MN) and advance to the NCAA Championship game for the second straight year.
Women's BasketballMarch 13, 2017Women's Basketball Weekly Release #15Amherst and Tufts return to the NCAA Tournament Final Four. The Purple & White are making their second straight appearance, while the Jumbos are...
Women's BasketballMarch 10, 2017NCAA Third Round: Amherst 63, Babson 39The Amherst College women's basketball team used a strong second half and a game-high 21 points from Emma McCarthy to help spark the Purple &...
December 11, 2017
Kristin Fechtelkotter Williams College
Senior • Forward • Medfield, Mass.
Fechtelkotter posted double-doubles in both games last week, averaging 21.5 points,11.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game. She posted 21 points, 11 rebounds, plus three steals and three blocks, in a 66-55 win over Eastern Connecticut. She netted 22 points with 12 rebounds in an overtime loss at Wesleyan in which she also had three blocks.
December 4, 2017
Maddie Bledsoe Wesleyan University
Senior • Forward • Newton, Mass.
Bledsoe was named MVP of the Courtyard by Marriott Tournament hosted by the Cardinals. She averaged a double-double of 14.5 points and 14.0 rebounds in two wins. She totaled 18 points and 21 rebounds with three assists in an 88-76 win over Westfield State in the title game. She added 11 points, 5-for-5 shooting, seven caroms and four assists in 17 minutes in a win over Maine-Presque Isle.
November 27, 2017
Mairead Hynes Connecticut College
Senior • Forward • Mahopac, N.Y.
Hynes helped the Camels to a pair of wins over FDU-Florham and Babson. She averaged 22.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.5 blocks per game, while shooting 78.3 percent from the field in 20.5 minutes of action per contest. Hynes scored 29 points, grabbed seven rebounds, dished out three assists and blocked two shots in the win over FDU-Florham. She fell just shy of a double-double with 16 points and nine rebounds while also contributing three blocks in a road win over Babson.
November 20, 2017
Abby Kelly Bowdoin College
Junior • Guard • Bombay, N.Y.
Kelly was the Skidmore Invitational MVP after averaging 19.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists, and 2.5 steals in a pair of wins. Kelly scored a career-high 27 points with eight boards and four assists in a victory over St. Thomas (Minn.). For the weekend, Kelly connected on 57 percent from the field, including 42 percent from three-point range.