2014-15 University of Mary Washington Women's Basketball News

July 31, 2015
Checking in at #8 on UMW Top Ten for 2014-15: Women's Soccer, Women's Basketball Advance to CAC Championship Games
Our #8 choice in the 2014-15 University of Mary Washington Athletics' Top 10 comes from women's soccer and women's basketball, who both reached the Capital Athletic Conference Championships in their sports, taking very different routes.

March 2, 2015
UMW's Comden, Haeuptle Named to All-CAC Women's Basketball Team
UMW sophomore Brianne Comden was named to the league's all-first team; senior Claire Haeuptle Named to second team

February 28, 2015
UMW Women's Basketball Falls at Salisbury, 74-68, in Double OT in CAC Championship
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team dropped a 74-68 double overtime decision at 18th ranked Salisbury University on Saturday afternoon in the 2015 Capital Athletic Conference championship.

February 26, 2015
UMW Women's Basketball Tops Marymount, 60-46, in CAC Semifinal
Four players reached double figures as the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team limited Marymount University to 12 field goals in a 60-46 victory in the Capital Athletic Conference semifinals on Thursday night at the Anderson Center.

February 23, 2015
UMW's Brianne Comden Named CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Mary Washington sophomore center Brianne Comden was honored as the CAC Player of the Week for the second time this year after averaging 22.5 points per game, including a career-high 29 on Saturday at Wesley, as Mary Washington finished the regular season with a pair of wins.

February 21, 2015
UMW Women's Basketball Closes Regular Season With 66-60 Win at Wesley Behind Comden's 29
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball overcame a three-point halftime deficit to defeat Wesley College, 66-60, in the regular season finale on Saturday in Dover, Delaware. The Eagles move to 19-6 overall and 15-3 in CAC play.

February 18, 2015
Balanced Effort Leads Strong Offensive Output as Women's Basketball Tops Southern Va., 97-59
Five players reached double figures as the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team defeated Southern Virginia University, 97-59, on Wednesday night in the regular season home finale. The Eagles improve to 18-6 overall, and 14-3 in CAC play.

February 14, 2015
Balanced Attack Leads UMW Women's Basketball Past Penn State Harrisburg, 82-52
Senior Caitlin Ciniero scored 14 points and added 13 rebounds, and sophomore Brianne Comden added 17 points and seven rebounds to lead four players in double figures as the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team defeated Penn State Harrisburg, 82-52, on Saturday at the Anderson Center.

February 12, 2015
Deena Applebury to Appear on Thursday Night's Hoopsville on D3hoops.com
UMW women's basketball coach Deena Applebury will appear on Thursday night's edition of Hoopsville on d3hoops.com.

February 11, 2015
UMW Women's Basketball Falls to CNU, 56-49, on Wednesday Night
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team dropped a 56-49 decision to visiting Christopher Newport University on Wednesday evening at the Anderson Center. The Eagles slip to 16-6 overall, and 12-3 in Capital Athletic Conference play.

February 7, 2015
UMW Women's Basketball Falls at #18 Salisbury, 65-54
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team dropped a 65-54 decision at 18th ranked Salisbury University on Saturday in a matchup for first place in the Capital Athletic Conference standings. The Eagles fall to 16-5 overall and 12-2 in league play.

February 4, 2015
Comden's Double-Double Leads UMW Women's Basketball Past St. Mary's, 58-40, on Wednesday Night
Sophomore center Brianne Comden scored 16 points and added 13 rebounds in just 25 minutes of action as the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team defeated St. Mary's College of Md., 58-40, on Wednesday evening at the Anderson Center. The Eagles improve to 16-4 overall, and 12-1 in CAC play.

January 31, 2015
Second Half Outburst Propels UMW Women's Basketball Past Marymount, 75-48
Tied at 30 in the second half, the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team finished the game by outscoring homestanding Marymount University, 40-18, to top the Saints by a score of 75-48 on Saturday in Arlington, Va. The Eagles improve to 15-4 on the year, and 11-1 in CAC play.

January 28, 2015
Parker's Career High, Ciniero's Perfect Shooting Lead UMW Women's Basketball Past Frostburg, 88-44
Freshman Kendall Parker scored a career high 22 points, and senior Caitlin Ciniero shot a perfect 7-7 from the field en route to 15 points as the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team defeated Frostburg State University, 88-44, on Wednesday night in Frostburg. The Eagles improve to 14-4 overall, and 10-1 in Capital Athletic Conference action.

January 24, 2015
Interior Play Leads UMW Women to 66-48 Win Over York on Saturday
Sophomore center Brianne Comden scored 16 points, while Sarah Listenbee scored 12 and Caitlin Ciniero added 10 as the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team defeated York College, 66-48, on Saturday afternoon in Capital Athletic Conference play. The Eagles improve to 13-4 on the season, and 9-1 in CAC play.

January 21, 2015
UMW Women Grab Second Place in CAC Standings with 71-66 Win Over Christopher Newport
Freshman Kendall Parker and sophomore Brianne Comden each scored 16 points to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 71-66 victory at Christopher Newport University on Wednesday night in Newport News, Va.

January 17, 2015
UMW Women's Basketball Tops Penn State-Harrisburg, 76-41, in Saturday CAC Tilt
Sophomore center Brianne Comden scored a game-high 20 points to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 76=41 win at Penn State-Harrisburg on Saturday afternoon in Capital Athletic Conference action. The Eagles improve to 11-4 overall, and 7-1 in CAC play.

January 14, 2015
UMW Women's Basketball Tops Southern Virginia, 80-66, on Wednesday Night in CAC Action
Senior Aubrey Howland scored 15 points to lead three players in double figures to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to an 80-66 victory at Southern Virginia University on Wednesday night in Buena Vista, Va. The Eagles improve to 10-4 overall, and 6-1 in CAC play.

January 10, 2015
UMW Women's Basketball Tops Wesley, 86-68, in Saturday CAC Action
Sophomore Brianne Comden scored 21 points to lead the University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team to an 86-68 win over Wesley College on Saturday afternoon at the Anderson Center. The Eagles improve to 9-4 overall, and 5-1 in Capital Athletic Conference play.

January 7, 2015
Brianne Comden Named Wagner Wealth Management December Athlete of the Month
Sophomore basketball player Brianne Comden has been named the Wagner Wealth Management/UMW Athlete of the Month for December.

January 7, 2015
UMW Women's Basketball Falls to #19 Salisbury, 69-63, on Wednesday Night
The University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team dropped a 69-63 decision to 19th ranked Salisbury University on Wednesday night in Capital Athletic Conference action at the Anderson Center. The Eagles fall to 8-4 on the season, and 4-1 in CAC play.

January 5, 2015
Comden, Haeuptle Post Season Highs in 83-44 Win at Shenandoah
Sophomore Brianne Comden scored a season-high 22 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and senior Claire Haeuptle scored a season-high 20 points in leading the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to an 83-44 win at Shenandoah University on Monday evening in Winchester, Va. The Eagles improve to 8-3 on the season.

January 5, 2015
UMW's Brianne Comden Named CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Mary Washington sophomore Brianne Comden was named the CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Jan. 5, 2014.

January 3, 2015
UMW Women's Basketball Tops Marymount, 47-37, in Saturday CAC Matinee
The University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team limited visiting Marymount University to 37 points in topping the Saints, 47-37, on Saturday at the William M. Anderson Center, to remain unbeaten in Capital Athletic Conference play at 4-0.

December 30, 2014
Eagles Fall Late in Championship of Catholic Holiday Tourney, 53-48, on Tuesday
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team dropped a 53-48 decision at Catholic University in the Cardinals' Holiday Tournament championship on Tuesday. The Eagles slip to 6-3 on the season.

December 29, 2014
UMW Women Rally Late to Top Misericordia, 59-58, at CUA Holiday Tournament
Senior Aubrey Howland scored what proved to be the winning basket in the final seconds, as the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team stormed back from a 12-point deficit in the final 6:18 with a 15-2 run to defeat Misericordia, 59-58, on Monday in the first round of the Catholic University Holiday Tournament at the DuFour Center.

December 13, 2014
Balanced Effort Propels UMW Women's Basketball Past St. Mary's, 79-40, in CAC Action
Three players reached double figures as the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team turned in another solid defensive effort, limiting host St. Mary's to 14 second half points in a 79-40 win over the Seahawks on Saturday in Capital Athletic Conference action. The Eagles improve to 5-2 overall and 3-0 in CAC play.

December 6, 2014
UMW Women's Basketball Tops York, 64-47, in CAC Saturday Matinee
Sophomore Brianne Comden scored a game-high 16 points to lead the University of Mary Washington women's basketball team to a 64-47 win at York College of Pa. on Saturday afternoon in Capital Athletic Conference action. The Eagles improve to 4-2 on the season, and 2-0 in CAC play.

December 3, 2014
UMW's Taylor Johnson, Claire Haeuptle Named as Nominees for 2015 NABC/WBCA Allstate Good Works Team
University of Mary Washington men's and women's basketball seniors Taylor Johnson and Claire Haeuptle have been named as nominees for the 2015 NABC/WBCA Allstate Good Works Team.

December 3, 2014
UMW Women's Basketball Opens CAC Play with 66-30 Win Over Frostburg State
Senior Claire Haeuptle scored a game-high 12 points to lead a balanced attack as the University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team opened its Capital Athletic Conference schedule with a 66-30 win over Frostburg State University on Wednesday evening at the Anderson Center. The Eagles improve to 3-2 overall, and 1-0 in league play.

November 22, 2014
Women's Basketball Falls to Washington & Lee in OT, 64-62
The University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team dropped a 64-62 decision in overtime to Washington & Lee University on Saturday afternoon at the Anderson Center. The Eagles fall to 2-2 on the year.

November 21, 2014
UMW Women's Basketball Falls at Division I Navy, 79-59
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team jumped out to a 33-30 halftime advantage, but fell in a 79-59 decision at Division I Navy on Thursday night in Annapolis, Md. The Eagles fall to 2-1 on the season.

November 18, 2014
Five UMW Women's Basketball Alumns Named to CAC Silver Anniversary Team
Five former University of Mary Washington women's basketball players have been named to the Capital Athletic Conference Silver Anniversary Team, as announced today.

November 16, 2014
UMW Women's Basketball Wins UMW/Hyatt Place Tipoff Tourney Crown with 61-42 Win over Widener
Senior Caitlin Ciniero scored a team-high 10 points to lead a balanced attack as the University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team defeated Widener University, 61-42, to win the UMW/Hyatt Place Tipoff Tournament crown on Sunday at the Anderson Center.

November 15, 2014
UMW Women's Basketball Rolls York, NY, 88-40, in Season Lidlifter
The University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team rolled to an 88-40 win over York College (N.Y.) on Saturday in its season opener. The Eagles’ 88 points ties the school record for most points in a season opener, tying the mark set in 2004-05 against Plymouth State.

November 12, 2014
UMW Women's Basketball Picked to Finish Third in CAC Coaches' Preseason Poll
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team ranks third in the Capital Athletic Conference preseason coaches' poll, released today.

November 3, 2014
UMW Men's and Women's Basketball Prepare for 2014-15 Season; GET YOUR SEASON TICKETS NOW!
The University of Mary Washington men's and women's basketball teams are preparing for the 2014-15 season. Get your season tickets to Eagles basketball now!

October 31, 2014
Alumni, Parents, Friends Welcome to Reception at Women's Basketball Game Nov. 20 at Navy
Join Director of Athletics Ken Tyler for an exciting pre-game reception before the UMW Eagles take on Navy. There is no charge to attend the pre-game reception, but pre-registration is requested.

October 7, 2014
UMW Women's Basketball Volunteers at Spotsy Middle School Clinic
Members of the UMW Women's Basketball team volunteered during a Youth Basketball Clinic held at Spotsylvania Middle School.

September 22, 2014
UMW Women's Basketball Pitches in at Riverfest
The University of Mary Washington Women’s Basketball team volunteered in King George at the Friends of the Rappahannock’s annual Riverfest on Saturday, September 20.