2017-18 Bentley University Women's Basketball News

  • No. 8 Bentley Looks to Cool Off LIU Post Sunday
    December 15, 2017
    A four-game road trip for the Bentley University women’s basketball team will continue Sunday afternoon when the Falcons will be on Long Island to take on a LIU Post squad that has strung together five straight wins. Tip-off is set for 1:30 at the Pratt Recreation Center in Brookville, N.Y. with a webcast available at https://team1sports.com/liupostpioneers/.
  • Fast Starts to 1st & 4th Quarters Carry No. 8 Bentley to 80-59 Win over Merrimack
    December 12, 2017
    Double-doubles from senior guard Macchi Smith (Los Angeles, Calif./Windward School) and junior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thorton Academy), along with three three-pointers from senior guard Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS), helped Bentley University to its tenth win in 11 games, 80-59 over Merrimack College Tuesday night on Hammel Court.
  • 9-1 Bentley on Road for 6 of Next 7, Beginning Tuesday at Merrimack
    December 11, 2017
    After a stretch in which five of six games were played at home, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will be away from Waltham for six of their next seven, beginning Tuesday night with a 5:30 pm encounter at Merrimack. The link to the webcast will be located at http://merrimackathletics.com/watch/?Live=151&type=Live.
  • 10 3-Pointers Propel No. 3 Bentley Past Saint Anselm, 77-52
    December 09, 2017
    Junior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) turned in a 16-point, 12-rebound double-double and six Falcons combined for 10 three-pointers as Bentley University shot past Saint Anselm, 77-52, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
  • No. 3 Bentley Hosts Saint Anselm Saturday in Final Home Game Until 2018
    December 08, 2017
    When freshman forward Marissa Fontaine (Franklin/Bishop Feehan HS) hit her team-leading 19th three-pointer with about seven-and-a-half minutes left on Wednesday, the Bentley University women’s basketball team had an 11-point lead and seemed to be on their way to 9-0.
  • Bentley Will Recognize NE10 Hall of Famer Chaisson Saturday
    December 07, 2017
    Before Saturday’s game with Saint Anselm College, the Bentley University women’s basketball program will recognize former Falcon standout Danielle Chaisson on her recent induction into the Northeast-10 Conference Hall of Fame. The ceremony is slated to start at 1:25 pm with the game following.
  • Southern N.H. Stuns No. 3 Bentley, 73-68, with Game-Ending 20-4 Run
    December 06, 2017
    Southern New Hampshire University closed with a 20-4 run over the final seven minutes to stun previously-unbeaten and third-ranked Bentley University, 73-68, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday evening at the Dana Center.
  • No. 3 Bentley Takes 15-Game Home Win Streak into Wednesday’s Game with SNHU
    December 05, 2017
    Undefeated this season and in its 15 Dana Center appearances in 2017, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will be back at home Wednesday night for a 5:30 pm encounter with Southern New Hampshire University. For those who can’t attend, a free webcast will be available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
  • Bentley Tops NCAA Academic Success Rate Report, Receives President’s Award for Academic Excellence
    December 04, 2017
    Bentley University is tied for number one nationally in the latest NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate report. Of the three institutions who shared the top spot with a 98 percent ASR, Bentley is the only one that has a football program. In recognition of having a four-year ASR of 90 or better, Bentley received a “Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence” from the NCAA.
  • No. 3 Bentley Moves to 8-0 with Wire-to-Wire 81-47 Win at St. Michael’s
    December 02, 2017
    Double-doubles from junior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) and sophomore forward Monica Viapiano (Holden, Mass./ Holy Name HS) helped lead the undefeated Bentley University Falcons to an 81-47 win over St. Michael’s College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
  • No. 3 Bentley Takes 7-0 Record to St. Michael’s for Saturday Matinee
    December 01, 2017
    After setting a school record for points in a game and a quarter in Wednesday’s win over Franklin Pierce University, the Bentley University Falcons will take an 84.3 scoring average and a 27.7 winning margin to Vermont for Saturday’s Northeast-10 Conference encounter at St. Michael’s College. Tip off is set for 1:30 pm with a webcast available at www.smcathletics.tv.
  • 6 Score in Doubles as No. 3 Bentley Shoots Past Franklin Pierce in Record-Breaking Performance
    November 29, 2017
    Six players scored in double figures, including sophomore forward Monica Viapiano (Holden/Holy Name HS) with an 18-point, 10-rebound double-double off the bench, as the Bentley University Falcons set school records for points in a quarter and a game en route to a 114-50 win over Franklin Pierce University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday evening at the Dana Center.
  • No. 3 Bentley Resumes Northeast-10 Action Wednesday vs. Franklin Pierce
    November 28, 2017
    Following a pair of non-conference wins over the weekend, the undefeated Bentley University women’s basketball team will begin a stretch of five straight games against Northeast-10 Conference divisional opponents Wednesday night when the Falcons host Franklin Pierce University at 5:30 pm.
  • Bench Scores 55 as No. 3 Bentley Overpowers Bridgeport, 84-44
    November 26, 2017
    Six players, including five off the bench, scored at least seven points and the same number had at least six rebounds as Bentley University nearly doubled the University of Bridgeport, 84-44, in non-conference women’s basketball action Sunday afternoon at the Dana Center.
  • Lux, M. Smith Lead No. 3 Bentley to 5-0, 90-79 over NYIT
    November 25, 2017
    Junior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) scored 23 points and senior point guard Macchi Smith (Los Angeles, Calif./Windward School) added 17 points, seven assists and seven rebounds as Bentley University stayed undefeated with a 90-79 win over the New York Institute of Technology in non-conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
  • Back-to-Back Home Games This Weekend for No. 3 Bentley
    November 24, 2017
    Bentley University women’s basketball coach Barbara Stevens will put her undefeated team to the test twice this weekend with Division II’s third-ranked squad taking on New York Institute of Technology Saturday at 1 pm and the University of Bridgeport Sunday at 2 pm in a pair of non-conference contests.
  • No. 3 Bentley Buries 11 from Deep during 64-52 Win over Assumption
    November 21, 2017
    Freshman forward Marissa Fontaine (Franklin/Bishop Feehan HS) buried four of her team’s 11 three-pointers and grad student Becca Musgrove (Plainview, N.Y./St. Anthony’s HS) led the Falcons with 16 points and five steals as Bentley University prevailed over Assumption College, 64-52, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Tuesday evening at the Laska Gym.
  • Lux Awarded Northeast-10 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Honors
    November 20, 2017
    Following a rare 20-20 game, Bentley University junior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) has been named the Women’s Basketball Player of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • No. 6 Bentley Begins 3-Game Week Tuesday at Assumption
    November 20, 2017
    A busy week for the 3-0 Bentley University women’s basketball team, one that includes three games in six days as well as Thanksgiving, will begin Tuesday night when the Falcons visit Assumption College. Tip-off at Laska Gymnasium is scheduled for 5:30 pm with a link to the webcast at www.bentleyfalcons.com.
  • Lux Comes Up Big as No. 6 Bentley Downs Stonehill, 84-73
    November 15, 2017
    Junior forward Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) powered her way to 24 points and 21 rebounds, both career-bests, as Bentley University, the sixth-ranked team in Division II, improved to 3-0 with an 84-73 win over Stonehill College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday night at the Dana Center.
  • 106th Bentley-Stonehill Game Launches Home & NE10 Schedule for 2-0 Falcons
    November 14, 2017
    The premier rivalry in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball will be renewed Wednesday evening when the nationally-ranked Bentley University Falcons launch their home and conference schedule against Stonehill College at the Dana Center. Tip off for the 106th edition of Bentley-Stonehill is slated for 5:30 pm with a free webcast at www.bentleyfalcons.com.
  • 13 3-Pointers Help No. 6 Bentley Go Wire-to-Wire vs. Wilmington, 86-40
    November 11, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Senior All-Conference guard and co-captain Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./ Damascus HS) knocked down five of her team’s 13 three-pointers as Bentley University led from the opening basket during an 86-40 win over Wilmington University (Del.) in the NE10-CACC Women’s Basketball Challenge at Holy Family’s Campus Center Saturday evening.
  • Fontaine, Green Combine for 35 as No. 6 Bentley Opens with 71-58 Road Win
    November 10, 2017
    Freshman forward Marissa Fontaine (Franklin, Mass./Bishop Feehan HS) scored 18 in her collegiate debut, senior guard Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS) followed with 17 and each contributed three of Bentley University’s 10 three-pointers as the preseason number six in Division II opened with a 71-58 win over Holy Family University in non-conference women’s basketball Friday evening at the Campus Center Gym.
  • Riding High Expectations, Bentley Opens Season Friday in Philadelphia
    November 09, 2017
    A season that holds great promise and expectations will get underway this weekend when the Bentley University women’s basketball team opens with the Northeast-10/CACC Challenge at Holy Family University in Philadelphia. Coach Barbara Stevens’ Falcons will face the host team on Friday and will take on Wilmington University (Del.) on Saturday with both tipping off at 5 pm.
  • Green & M. Smith Will Serve as Bentley Women’s Basketball Captains
    November 09, 2017
    Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS) and Macchi Smith (Los Angeles, Calif./Windward School will serve as captains of the 2017-18 Bentley University women’s basketball team, Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame coach Barbara Stevens announced.
  • Bentley Ranked in Top 10 Preseason by both WBCA & D2SIDA
    November 01, 2017
    Both the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and the Division II Sports Information Directors Association have released their preseason top 25 and coach Barbara Stevens’ Bentley University Falcons received high recognition from both organizations.
  • Bentley Ranked No. 4 Nationally Preseason by Women’s Division II Bulletin
    October 12, 2017
    Women’s Division II Bulletin unveiled its preseason top 25 this week with the Bentley University Falcons, coming off a 26-6 season, listed at number four.
  • 117 Bentley Student-Athletes Receive D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards
    October 06, 2017
    117 Bentley University student-athletes have received 2016-17 Academic Achievement Awards from the Division 2 Athletics Director Association for their success in the classroom last academic year.