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Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Sep 16, 2015 7:57 am

Women’s Basketball Announces 2015-2016 Schedule

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy Women's Basketball is pleased to announce their 2015-2016 schedule.

The Mariners will open up their 2015-16 season against the University of Maine at Presque Isle on November 14th as part of the Pepsi Mariner Classic. UMass. Boston and Endicott will also be competing at the two-day, Annual Pepsi Mariner Challenge.

"We are excited to get started as a team. Announcing the schedule only means we are getting that much closer to our season," said Head Women's Basketball Coach Craig Dagan, "We don't want to get too far head of ourselves right now, so we are looking forward to our opening game against Maine-Presque Isle."

Maine Maritime will host Saint Joseph's College on November 21st before opening up North Atlantic Conference play with Thomas College on December 1st inside of Smith Gymnasium.

Over the winter break, the Mariners will travel to take on John Jay College and Manhattanville College on January 3rd and January 5th.

"We are really excited to travel to New York this season, and give our New York and Connecticut players a chance to play in front of their family and friends," Dagan said.

The Mariners will return from the break to host Husson University on January 9th, and will honor their seniors on February 17th against Maine-Farmington in their final home game of the regular season. Maine Maritime wraps up the regular season on the road at Thomas on February 20th.

Out of the 25-game schedule the Mariners will host 14 of those games.

"For the first time in program history we have more home games than away games and we are very happy about that," Dagan added.

Last season, the Mariners finished 12-14 overall, including a 9-9 NAC record, and fell in the NAC Quarterfinals to New England College.

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Re: Maine Maritime Academy Women 2015-2016:

Postby Tom Nolette » Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:42 am

Women’s Basketball Ranked Fifth in Preseason Poll

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball has been ranked fifth in the North Atlantic Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll.

The Mariners received 58 points in the preseason poll conducted by the leagues' head women's basketball coaches.

The Mariners will kick off their 2015-2016 season with the Pepsi Mariner Challenge this Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15. The Mariners will take on Maine-Presque Isle on Saturday, at 2:00 p.m., and will take on either UMass-Boston or Endicott on Sunday.

The Mariners host Saint Joseph's College of Maine on Saturday, November 21, before opening up NAC play on December 1 against Thomas College in Castine.

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Last season, the Mariners went 12-14 overall and 9-9 against conference opponents, falling in the NAC Quarterfinals to New England College.

The Mariners return five players from last season, including three starters. Seniors Bekah Campbell (Corinth, Maine), Mackenzie Vosburgh (Rhinebeck, N.Y.) and Maggie McConkey (Fryeburg, Maine) along with juniors Kristi Willey (Topsham, Maine) and Alex Winchester (Hampden, Maine) will look to lead veteran head coach Craig Dagan's squad.

Castleton University claimed the top spot in the NAC women's basketball preseason poll. The Spartans, the defending champions, earned eight of the ten first place votes for a total of 98 points, while Colby-Sawyer College was selected second with 86 points and Husson University earned a close third with 85 points after garnering the remaining two first place votes. New England College took fourth with 62 points and the University of Maine at Farmington was selected sixth with 53 points. Rounding out the poll were Johnson State College in seventh (44 points), Lyndon State College in eighth (31 points), Thomas College in ninth (17 points), and Green Mountain College in 10th (16 points).

2015-16 NAC Women's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll



Team

Points (1st Place Votes)

1.Castleton98 (8)
2.Colby-Sawyer86
3.Husson85 (2)
4. New England College 62
5. Maine Maritime 58
6. UMaine-Farmington 53
7. Johnson State 44
8. Lyndon 31
9 Thomas 17
10. Green Mountain 16

The top six teams in the regular-season conference standings will qualify for the conference tournament, which gets underway Tuesday, February 23, with quarterfinal action between seeds 3-6. The top two seeds will earn a bye in the first round and will take on the two quarterfinal winners in the semifinals on Friday, February 26. The two semifinal victors will battle for the NAC championship on Saturday, February 27.

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Re: Maine Maritime Academy Women 2015-2016:

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:14 am

Mariners Defeat Owls in Season Opener

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy picked up an impressive 75-28 victory over Maine-Presque Isle in their season opener, to advance to the Pepsi Mariner Challenge Championship game.

Freshman Megan McLean (Eliot, Maine) opened up the scoring for the Mariners when she splashed a three, but the Owls responded with six-straight points to take a brief 6-3 lead before Mackenzie Vosburgh (Rhinebeck, N.Y. and Kristi Willey (Topsham, Maine) sank back-to-back three-pointers for Maine Maritime. The Mariners took a 13-8 lead into the second quarter, and held the Owls to just two points in the second quarter, on their way to the 75-28 victory.

Freshman Alayne Felix (Mahopac, N.Y.) scored a game-high 16 points in her debut for the Mariners, while adding six rebounds, two assists and a steal. Freshman Amanda Holewiak (Somerset, Mass.) added a double-double off the bench with 11 points and 11 rebounds while tallying a block, and teammate Tess Clark (Spring, Texas) added 10 points, seven rebounds and a steal. Willey and Alex Winchester (Hampden, Maine) each recorded eight points in the victory.

Amanda Hotham led the Owls with 11 points and six rebounds, and Brianna Losee added six points, two rebounds, two steals and a pair of assists.

The Mariners (1-0) will take on UMass.-Boston (1-0) tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., while the Owls (0-1) will take on Endicott College (0-1) at 12:00 p.m.

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Re: Maine Maritime Academy women 2015-2016:

Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Nov 17, 2015 8:58 am

Felix Named NAC Rookie of the Week

CASTINE, Maine -- Maine Maritime Academy's Alayne Felix (Mahopac, N.Y.) has been named the North Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Week.

Felix helped lead Maine Maritime to the Pepsi Mariner Challenge Championship game as she averaged 16.5 points, eight rebounds, 1.5 assists, and one steal in a 1-1 week. Against Maine-Presque Isle, she netted a team-high 16 points, gathered six rebounds, dished two assists and earned one steal in a 75-28 win. In the championship, the forward led the team once again, this time with a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds, while also adding one assist and one steal in a tough 55-37 loss to UMass Boston. For her efforts, Felix earned All-Tournament honors.

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Re: Maine Maritime Academy women 2015-2016:

Postby Tom Nolette » Fri Nov 20, 2015 4:14 am

Game Notes: Mariners Host Saint Joseph’s on Saturday

Saturday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (1-1) vs. Saint Joseph's College of Maine (1-1), 1:00 p.m., Smith Gymnasium, Castine, Maine.

Series History: The Mariners are 3-2 against the Monks when hosting the non-conference opponents inside of Smith Gym, but Saint Joseph's holds a 4-8 all-time record over Maine Maritime, in a rivalry that dates back to 1999.

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Last Meeting: Last season, the Mariners fell to the Monks in Standish, Maine. The Mariners started off strong and held a 10-4 advantage 6:40 into the first half, but the Monks scored 13-unanswered points to build a 17-10 lead.

Unfazed, Maine Maritime jumped back into the contest by hitting on a trio of threes as part of a 15-5 outbreak, which ended on a Mackenzie Vosburgh (Rhinebeck, N.Y.) jumper with the game tied at 28-28 and 29 seconds before the break. The Monks picked up a basket to close the opening half on a slim 30-28 edge.

Vosburgh led all first-half scorers with 12 points while Emily Kehoe paced the Monks with nine points in the opening 20 minutes. The Mariners shot an even 50% (6-12) from three-point distance in the first half.

The advantage changed hands on four occasions early in the second half, but the Mariners were held scoreless for nearly nine minutes, while the Monks went on to score 12 unanswered points to take control of the game.

For Maine Maritime, Vosburgh scored a game-high 15 points with seven boards, and Kristi Willey (Topsham, Maine) added eight points and six rebounds in a losing effort.

For Saint Joseph's, Abbie Eastman tallied 12 points, five rebounds, three assists and a pair of steals in the victory. Morgan Cahill totaled 12 points and eight rebounds and Kehoe added 12 points and five rebounds.

Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime women's basketball fell to UMass Boston, 55-37 last Sunday in the Pepsi Mariner Challenge Championship game.

The Beacons held a slight advantage for most of the game, but the Mariners outscored UMass Boston 9-3, late in the third quarter to cut the deficit to just three points. The visitors answered back with eight-straight points to close out the quarter, and entered the fourth with a 43-32 lead.

The Mariners cut the lead to eight with a little over five minutes remaining in the game, following three points from Megan McLean (Eliot, Maine), but the Beacons tallied eight unanswered points in the final minutes of the game, including going 4-for-7 from the line, to take the 55-37 win.

Alayne Felix (Mahopac, N.Y.) tallied a team-leading 17 points and 10 boards to lead Maine Maritime en route to All-Tournament honors, while McLean added seven points and seven boards to also earn an All-Tournament nod.

Saint Joseph's College's Last Game: The Monks will travel to Bangor, Maine to take on Husson University on Thursday night before traveling to Castine on Saturday.

Saint Joseph's College fell to New Platz State 72-44, last Saturday.

Kelsi McNamara had a team-high eight points to go along with four rebounds for Saint Joseph's. Morgan Cahill had six points, nine rebounds and five blocks and Hannah Marks added seven points. Saint Joseph's was 14-for-63 from (22.2%) from the floor, going 6-for-20 (30.0%) from 3-point range.

The Mariners: Maine Maritime averages 56 points per game, 43 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game. Alayne Felix leads the Mariners with 16.5 points and eight rebounds per game. Megan McLean leads the team with 2.5 steals per game, and Alex Winchester (Hampden, Maine) leads the Mariners with three assists per game.

The Monks: Saint Joseph's averages 48.5 points per game, 39.5 rebounds per game, and 10 assists per game. Norma Waggett leads the team with 11 points per game, while Morgan Cahill leads the team with 8.5 rebounds per game, and Abbie Eastman leads the team with 2.5 assists per game.

High Honors: On Monday, freshman Alayne Felix was named the North Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Week, following her performance in the Pepsi Mariner Challenge and on Tuesday she was named the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association Player of the Week.

WDEA Coach's Show: On Wednesday, Head Women's Basketball Coach Craig Dagan spoke with WDEA.am's Chris Popper for the weekly Maine Maritime Academy Basketball Coach's Show, presented by Card Enterprises. You can listen to the complete interview HERE.

Giving is Always in Season: The Maine Maritime Academy Student Athlete Advisory Committee will be sponsoring the Giving is Always in Season Food Drive during Saturday's game. Admission to the game is free, but donations can be generously given to the Bucksport Community Concerns Food Pantry.

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Re: Maine Maritime Academy women 2015-2016:

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:32 am

Mariners Fall to Saint Joseph’s

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball fell to Saint Joseph's College of Maine on Saturday afternoon, 75-55 in non-conference action inside of Smith Gymnasium.

The Monks held a 42-18 lead at the half, highlighted by a 20-6 run in the second quarter and 12 points from Kelsi McNamara.

The Mariners kept fighting, holding the Monks to just 33.3 percent shooting in the fourth quarter, and outscored Saint Joseph's 37-33 in the final two quarters, but the Monks held on for the win.

Reigning North Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Week Alayne Felix (Mahopac, N.Y.) erupted with 20 points in the final two quarters to lead the Mariners with a total of 22 points, four rebounds, an assist and a steal, while Bekah Campbell (Corinth, Maine) added six points off the bench and two boards and Tess Clark (Spring, Texas) added five points and three rebounds. Maggie McConkey (Fryeburg, Maine) led all players with four assists, while pulling down three boards.

McNamara ended the afternoon with 15 points, two steals and a rebound, while Morgan Cahill also tallied 15 points. Cahill pulled down a game-high six rebounds, and dished out three assists.

Maine Maritime (1-2) will open up North Atlantic Conference play on Tuesday, December 1 when they host Thomas College at 5:30 p.m. The Monks (3-1) will travel to Maine-Farmington on Monday, November 23.

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Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:52 am

Mariners Sail to Victory over Terriers

CASTINE, Maine -- Kristi Willey (Topsham, Maine) scored a season-high 17 points to lead Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball to a 70-51 victory over Thomas College on Tuesday night in North Atlantic Conference action.

The Terriers held a slim 14-10 lead after the first quarter, but the Mariners answered with eight-straight points to open up the second quarter capped off by a three-point play by Megan McLean (Eliot, Maine), to take a 18-14 lead. Thomas closed the gap to one following a Katie McAllister jump shot at 4:34, but the Mariners outscored the visitors 13-3 to take a 35-24 lead into the intermission.

The Mariners went on a 10-2 run to open up the fourth quarter, highlighted by threes from Willey and McLean to claim the 70-51 conference victory, their sixth-straight against Thomas.

Willey added six rebounds, six steals and two assists while Alayne Felix (Mahopac, N.Y.) and McLean each recorded 13 points. Felix pulled down a game-high nine boards, dished out a pair of assists and recorded a steal, while McLean added five rebounds, four assists and a steal.

McAllister led all players with 23 points, while leading the Terriers with seven rebounds and Kelly Macomber contributed eight points, four rebounds, three blocks and an assist.

With the win, the Mariners improve to 2-2 on the season and 1-0 in NAC play, while the Terriers fall to 0-4 overall and 0-1 in the conference. Maine Maritime travels to Husson University for a NAC matchup on Saturday, at 1:00 p.m.

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Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:37 am

Eagles Defeat Mariners

BANGOR, Maine -- Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball fell to Husson University on Saturday afternoon 72-60 in North Atlantic Conference action.

Mackenzie Vosburgh's (Rhineback, N.Y.) three closed the Eagles' lead to 14-7 with 4:55 remaining in the first quarter, sparking a 4-2 Maine Maritime run but Husson took a 18-11 lead into the second quarter.

The Mariners put together a 10-5 run in the second quarter to close Husson's lead to 25-21, forcing the hosts to call a timeout. The Eagles came out with eight-straight points, before the Mariners could find their offensive rhythm, and Husson took a 35-25 lead into the intermission.

Kristi Willey (Topsham, Maine) and Alayne Felix (Mahopac, N.Y.) led the Mariners in the first two quarters with six points each, while Willey led all players in the first half with five boards.

In the first two quarters, Chandler Guerrette led the Eagles with 10 points, and three steals.

The Mariners opened up the third quarter with a 7-0 run, highlighted by a three from Mikayla Charters (Newport, Maine), to close the gap to 35-32, but the Eagles answered with seven-straight points to make it 42-32.

With a little over a minute remaining in the third quarter, Tess Clark (Spring, Texas) made a jump shot to bring the Mariners within seven, but the Eagles took a 53-43 lead into the final quarter.

A Felix jumper closed Husson's lead to seven with 2:36 remaining in the game, but the Mariners could not come back from the deficit.

Felix led the Mariners with 18 points, and a game-high seven rebounds, while Charters added 13 points.

Rebecca Young led the Eagles with 18 points and four rebounds, while Kenzie Worcester added 13 points and four rebounds and Victoria McIntyre and Darla Morales each contributed 11 points.

With the loss, the Mariners fall to 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the NAC, while the Eagles improve to 2-1 overall and 2-0 in the NAC. The Mariners return to action on Tuesday, December 8th when they host Daniel Webster for a non-conference matchup at 5:30 pm.

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Re: Maine Maritime Academy women 2015-2016:

Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:53 am

Mariners Defeat Daniel Webster, 59-46

CASTINE, Maine -- Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball cruised to a 59-46 win over Daniel Webster College in non-conference action on Tuesday evening inside of Smith Gymnasium.

The Mariners jumped out to an eight-point lead halfway through the first quarter, led by six points from Alayne Felix (Mahopac, N.Y.). Maine Maritime continued to build their lead with a 10-point run, to make take the biggest lead of the first two quarters, 26-9 with 6:29 remaining in the second quarter. The Eagles cut the lead to 26-18 following a nine-point run, but the Mariners scored three-unanswered points to close out the second quarter with a 29-18 lead.

Felix led all players in the first half with 12 points.

In the third quarter, the Eagles closed the gap with three-straight three pointers to make it 37-28, but the Mariners came back in the fourth quarter to claim the 13-point victory.

Felix led the Mariners with a game-high 20 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocks, while Mikayla Charters (Newport, Maine) added 12 points, eight rebounds, three steals and an assist and Tess Clark (Spring, Texas) contributed nine rebounds, four points and two steals and Megan McLean (Eliot, Maine) chipped in with six points, four rebounds, five assists and four steals.

Ashley England led the Eagles with a team-high nine points, four rebounds, four steals and three assists, while Desiree McGee and Vivencia Philippe each added eight points.

The Mariners improve to 3-3 on the season, and will return to action on Friday, December 11 when they host North Atlantic Conference rival New England College in a rematch of last year's NAC Quarterfinal. The Eagles fall to 1-7 on the year.

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Re: Maine Maritime Academy women 2015-2016:

Postby Tom Nolette » Sat Dec 12, 2015 8:14 am

Mariners Overpower Pilgrims

CASTINE, Maine -- Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball picked up a thrilling 54-49 victory over North Atlantic Conference rival New England College on Friday night, inside of Smith Gymnasium.

The Mariners jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead, highlighted by four points from Tess Clark (Spring, Texas). The Pilgrims tied things up and took a seven-point lead with 1:23 remaining in the first quarter.

In the second quarter, the Mariners clawed their way back to take a one-point lead following a three-point-play from Kristi Willey (Topsham, Maine). The two teams exchanged baskets, before Willey's jumper put the Mariners up 24-22 heading into the intermission.

Clark led all players in the first two quarters with eight points, while Willey added seven points and NEC's Utshana Durham and Breana Ramirez each contributed six points.

The two teams traded the lead back-and-forth throughout the third quarter, but the Mariners took a narrow 39-37 lead into the final quarter following a Clark jump shot.

Three-straight jump shots from Alayne Felix (Mahopac, N.Y.) gave the Mariners their biggest lead of the game with 5:45 remaining (47-39), but the Pilgrims hit two timely threes to make it 50-49 with 13 seconds left. The Mariners were sharp from the line, as Clark and Mikayla Charters (Newport, Maine) each hit a pair of free throws to clinch the 54-49 victory.

Clark led all players with 18 points, while adding nine rebounds and three assists, Felix added a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds, while dishing out a helper and recording a steal. Willey ended the evening with 10 points, five rebounds, three assists and a block.

Ramirez led the Pilgrims with 15 points, eight rebounds, three blocks and two assists, Durham contributed 10 points, while Tiffany Davis added a game-high 12 rebounds.

Maine Maritime improves to 4-3 on the season and 2-1 in the NAC, while the Pilgrims fall to 5-4 and 2-1 in conference play. The Mariners will host Colby-Sawyer College tomorrow at 1:00 pm, and New England College will travel to play Husson University.

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