2008-09 Basketball News and Stories

2007-08 News

 

2008-09 News

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.

Basketball - Newsom Finishes 28th in Nation in Free-Throw Percentage

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.

Basketball - Belles Advance to MIAA Championship Game for First Time Ever

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

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's College basketball team won their opening round game of the MIAA Tournament against Adrian College by a 74-60 score on Wednesday night at Angela Athletic Facility.

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

ALBION, Mich. - The bounces were not going the Belles' way as the Saint Mary's College basketball team fell 95-63 to Albion on Saturday.

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

ANGOLA, Ind. - The Belles took a 20-18 lead with 7:47 left in the first half and never let go of the lead again as the Saint Mary's College basketball team took a 69-58 win over Trine University for their 10th win of the season.

Basketball - Belles Back in Winning Ways Against Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - A week after suffering their first loss in MIAA play this season, the Saint Mary's College basketball team responded with an 81-63 win over Kalamazoo College on Wednesday.

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

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - After a slight delay due to some heavy snowfall, the Saint Mary's College basketball team took a 69-47 win over the visiting Alma College Scots to improve to 6-0 in MIAA play this season.

Basketball - Belles Remain Unbeaten in MIAA with Tight Win over Adrian

ADRIAN, Mich. - The Saint Mary's College escaped with a 74-69 win over Adrian College to remain undefeated in conference play this season.

Basketball - Belles Battle Back to Ground #1 Flying Dutch

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - After trailing visiting #1/#3 Hope by 14 points with 10:24 left in the second half, the Saint Mary's College basketball team put together one of the biggest comebacks in school history to defeat the Flying Dutch, 91-84.

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

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Saint Mary's forward Erin Newsom, a senior from South Bend, Ind. (St. Joseph HS), was named the MIAA Women's Basketball Player of the Week on December 8.

Basketball - Knights Bow to Belles for First Time Ever

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - For the first time in school history, the Saint Mary's College basketball team defeated Calvin College by a 79-74 score on Saturday afternoon.

Basketball - Belles Claim First MIAA Victory of Season

NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The Saint Mary's College basketball team took an 80-72 decision from Trine University in the MIAA opener for both teams at Angela Athletic Facility on Wednesday night.

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

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team fell to the #21 University of Chicago Maroons 73-64 in both teams' second game of the 2008 Saint Mary's College Thanksgiving Classic.

Basketball - Cardinals Edge Out Belles in Classic Opener

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's College basketball team dropped a tight 66-63 decision to Otterbein College in the opening game of the 2008 Saint Mary's Thanksgiving Classic on Saturday night.

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

ANDERSON, Ind. -- The Saint Mary's College basketball team won their season opener over Ohio Wesleyan 70-60 at the Anderson University Tip-Off Tournament.

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.