2008-09 Basketball News and Stories
Basketball - Rashid Inducted Into Catholic League Hall of Fame
DETROIT, Mich. - Katie Rashid, a 2009 Saint Mary's College graduate and two-sport athlete, was inducted to the Catholic High School League Hall of Fame on Monday, June 8.
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Saint Mary's College senior Erin Newsom was among the top 30 Division III women's basketball players in free-throw percentage at the season's end.
Basketball - Three Belles Earn MIAA Honors
ROYAL OAK, Mich. - The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has announced its All-MIAA women’s basketball team for the 2008-09 season. Included among the list of 14 honorees were three Saint Mary's College basketball players.
Basketball - Record-Breaking Season Ends in Championship Loss
HOLLAND, Mich. - Arguably the best season Saint Mary's College basketball history came to a close with a 77-47 loss in the MIAA Championship game on Saturday.
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - For the first time in program history, the Saint Mary's College basketball team will be playing in the MIAA Tournament Championship game with a 67-58 win over Calvin.
Basketball - Belles Win First Round Game Over Bulldogs
Basketball - Belles Defeat Hornets in Regular Season Finale
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's College basketball team wrapped up the regular season with a win over Kalamazoo for the team's 15th win of the year and 13th MIAA victory this season.
Basketball - Belles Bow to Brits
Basketball - Belles Battle to Win over Bulldogs
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's College basketball team used a 9-0 run in the second half to go up for good over Adrian College on Wednesday night to take their 14th overall win and 12th MIAA win of the season.
Basketball - Belles Beat Scots for School Record 11th MIAA Win
ALMA, Mich. - The Saint Mary's College basketball team set a new standard on Saturday by winning their 11th MIAA contest with a 66-39 victory over Alma. No other Saint Mary's basketball team has won 11 or more games in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association play.
Basketball - Belles Earn Tenth MIAA Win
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's College basketball team tied the school record for the most MIAA wins in program history by earning their 10th league win with a 86-54 victory over Olivet College.
Basketball - Belles Fall to Flying Dutch
HOLLAND, Mich. - The #3/#6 Hope College Flying Dutch jumped out to a quick lead and the Belles were unable to recover as the Saint Mary's College basketball team suffered an 84-59 loss at DeVos Field house on Saturday.
Basketball - Belles Prevail in Overtime Against Knights
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - In what was bound to be a hard-fought game between the Belles and Knights, the Saint Mary's College basketball team escaped victorious from Calvin's Van Noord Arena on Wednesday night by a 72-68 score in overtime.
Basketball - Belles Pick Up Tenth Win of the Season
Basketball - Belles Back in Winning Ways Against Kalamazoo
Basketball - Belles Fall to Brits
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's College basketball suffered their first MIAA loss of the season to visiting Albion College by a 77-72 score on Wednesday night.
Basketball - Balanced Effort Carries Belles Past Scots
Basketball - Beavers Beat Belles in Consolation Contest
FRANKLIN, Ind. - The Saint Mary's College basketball team was handed their second-straight loss at the Raymond James Tournament as the Belles fell to Blackburn College by a 66-54 score.
Basketball - Belles Fall to Quakers at Raymond James Tournament
FRANKLIN, Ind. - The Saint Mary's College basketball team fell to Wilmington College (Ohio) on Monday in the first round of the Raymond James Tournament hosted by Franklin College by a 72-58 score.
Basketball - Records Fall as Belles Defeat Comets
OLIVET, Mich. - Erin Newsom and her teammates set a few new records as the Belles picked up their third straight MIAA win with a victory over Olivet College, 76-58.
Basketball - Late Run Lifts Spartans Past Belles
NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. - In a game that had six ties and seven lead changes, the Saint Mary's basketball team fell short at Manchester College by a 70-66 margin.
Basketball - Newsom Earns MIAA Player of the Week Honor
Basketball - Knights Bow to Belles for First Time Ever
Basketball - Belles Claim First MIAA Victory of Season
Basketball - Beier Named MIAA Player of the Week
ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Saint Mary's center Nicole Beier, a senior from Fort Wayne, Ind. (Bishop Dwenger HS), was named the MIAA Women's Basketball Player of the Week on December 1.
Basketball - Belles Fall to #21 Maroons
Basketball - Cardinals Edge Out Belles in Classic Opener
Basketball - Belles Prevail in Nail-biter against Wheaton
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - For the first time in 11 meetings between the Saint Mary's and Wheaton basketball teams, the Belles came out victorious with a tough-fought 81-78 win.
Basketball - Belles Suffer Tough One-Point Loss to Robert Morris
ANDERSON, Ind. - After picking up the first season-opening in over a decade, the Saint Mary's College basketball team fell 65-64 to Robert Morris in the championship of the Anderson University Tip-Off Tournament.
Basketball - Belles Pick Up First Win of Season
Basketball - Belles Picked to Finish Fourth in Preseason Poll
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - For the second straight season, the Saint Mary's College basketball team was chosen by the MIAA coaches to finish fourth in the annual preseason poll.