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

March 4, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

February 8, 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.

February 5, 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.

February 1, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

January 8, 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.

January 6, 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.

January 4, 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.

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.

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.

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.

December 7, 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.

December 4, 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.

December 3, 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.

December 3, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

November 7, 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.

November 6, 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.

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.

September 24, 2013
Women's Basketball Pitches in at Riverfest
Members of the of University of Mary Washington Women’s Basketball pitched in to volunteer at the Friends of the Rappahannock’s annual Riverfest this past weekend.