2016-17 Mitchell College Women's Basketball News

  • Skarzenski named one of WBCA Thirty Under 30 honorees
    March 29, 2017
    ATLANTA — The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today the WBCA Thirty Under 30 presented by Marriott Rewards® honorees for the 2016-17 season, and Mitchell College head coach MaryLynn Skarzenski was among those selected.
  • WBB's Shepherd Selected for NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic
    March 17, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Mitchell College guard Jessica Shepherd was one of 23 seniors selected by the New England Women's Basketball Association to participate in the 2017 NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic.
  • WBB's Shepherd Earns All-Conference Nod
    February 27, 2017
    ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Mitchell College senior Jessica Shepherd was honored by the New England Collegiate Conference on Monday afternoon as the league announced its yearly awards.
  • WBB Eliminated by Wheelock in NECC First Round
    February 21, 2017
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Fifth-seeded Wheelock College held off fourth-seeded Mitchell College in the second half of a 69-56 final on Tuesday night in the first round of the 2017 New England Collegiate Conference Women's Basketball Championship at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • WBB Earns Fourth Seed with Win at Becker
    February 18, 2017
    LEICESTER, Mass. -- The Mitchell College women's basketball team closed the regular season with its seventh straight win, beating Becker College by a 60-56 final on Saturday afternoon at Leicester Gymnasium.
  • Shepherd Scores 1,000th Point in WBB Win vs. Newbury
    February 14, 2017
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Mitchell College women’s basketball team held off a late charge by Newbury College to post a 64-59 victory in a New England Collegiate Conference showdown Tuesday night at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • WBB Extends Winning Streak to Five at Lesley
    February 12, 2017
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Mitchell College women's basketball team extended its winning streak to five games on Sunday with a 74-40 victory at Lesley University in New England Collegiate Conference action.
  • Defense Keys Second-Half Turnaround for WBB vs. Wheelock
    February 08, 2017
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Mitchell College erased a 12-point halftime deficit to defeat Wheelock College by a 69-64 final in New England Collegiate Conference women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • Big Third Quarter Allows WBB to Hold Off Bay Path
    February 06, 2017
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Mitchell College built a big enough lead in the third quarter to hold off a Bay Path University rally in the fourth in a 59-57 victory in New England Collegiate Conference women’s basketball action on Monday night at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • WBB Picks Up Big Road Win at SVC
    February 04, 2017
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – Mitchell College picked up a big road win at Southern Vermont College on Saturday afternoon by a 56-44 final in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) women’s basketball action at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.
  • WBB Fends Off DWC in Fourth Quarter
    February 02, 2017
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Mitchell College women’s basketball team came away with a 76-68 victory over Daniel Webster College on Thursday evening in a New England Collegiate Conference match-up at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • Tuesday's WBB Game vs. Bay Path Postponed
    January 31, 2017
    NEW LONDON, Conn. - Tuesday's women's basketball game between Mitchell College and Bay Path University has been postponed due to snow.
  • WBB Falls Short at Elms
    January 28, 2017
    CHICOPEE, Mass. – The Elms College women's basketball squad topped NECC rival Mitchell College, 81-60, in an intense back-and-forth battle at Picknelly Arena on Saturday afternoon.
  • WBB Comes Up Short at Regis
    January 26, 2017
    WESTON, Mass. - The Regis College women's basketball team stayed perfect in New England Collegiate Conference play on Thursday night, defeating Mitchell College by a score of 83-52.
  • WBB Pulls Away Down the Stretch vs. Becker
    January 21, 2017
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Mitchell College came away with a 51-44 victory over Becker College on Saturday afternoon in a New England Collegiate Conference women’s basketball showdown at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • WBB Stumbles at Newbury
    January 18, 2017
    BROOKLINE, Mass. - The Mitchell College women's basketball team dropped a 68-53 decision at Newbury College on Wednesday night in New England Collegiate Conference action at Pappas Gymnasium.
  • Late Push Not Enough as WBB Falls to Lesley
    January 14, 2017
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – A strong second quarter was enough to propel the Lesley University women’s basketball team to a 66-58 victory over Mitchell College on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference action at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • WBB Derailed at Wheelock
    January 12, 2017
    BOSTON – The Wheelock College women’s basketball team led wire-to-wire in a 73-38 victory over visiting Mitchell College in New England Collegiate Conference play on Thursday night.
  • Women's Hoops Keeps It Going at DWC
    January 10, 2017
    NASHUA, N.H. - The Mitchell College women's basketball team earned a 72-61 victory at Daniel Webster College on Tuesday night in a New England Collegiate Conference showdown.
  • Women's Basketball Bounces Back Against SVC
    January 07, 2017
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Mitchell College picked up a 54-44 victory over Southern Vermont College on Saturday afternoon in a New England Collegiate Conference women’s basketball showdown at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • WBB Opens 2017 with Loss to Conn College
    January 03, 2017
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Connecticut College opened the new year with an 89-40 victory over Mitchell College on Tuesday evening in non-conference women’s basketball action at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • Loss at Trinity Sends WBB Into Winter Break
    December 10, 2016
    HARTFORD – Courtney Erickson totaled 18 points, 13 rebounds and three steals to lead the Trinity College Bantams to an 83-48 win over the visiting Mitchell College Mariners in women’s basketball action Saturday afternoon at Oosting Gymnasium.
  • Dean Takes First Meeting Against WBB
    December 08, 2016
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Dean College had four starters score in double figures in an 88-44 victory at Mitchell College on Thursday evening at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • WCSU Storms Past WBB
    December 06, 2016
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Mitchell College women’s basketball team suffered a 62-32 setback at the hands of Western Connecticut State University on Tuesday night in non-conference action at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • WBB Cruises Past Elms
    December 03, 2016
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Mitchell College women’s basketball team turned in a strong performance in an 80-63 victory over Elms College on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference action at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • Fourth Quarter Rally Leads WBB to Victory at Bay Path
    December 01, 2016
    HOLYOKE, Mass. - The Mitchell College women's basketball team earned its first victory of the season by a 65-59 final over Bay Path University on Thursday night in New England Collegiate Conference action at the HCC Bartley Center.
  • Quick Start Leads Regis Past WBB
    November 29, 2016
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Regis College opened New England Collegiate Conference play with a 75-54 victory over Mitchell College on Tuesday evening in women’s basketball action at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • WBB Comes Up Short at Saint Joseph
    November 19, 2016
    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - The Mitchell College women's basketball team fell to the University of Saint Joseph by a final score of 72-57 on Saturday afternoon in the consolation game of the USJ Blue Jays Tip-Off Tourney.
  • WBB Can't Overcome Rough First Half, Falls to Wellesley
    November 18, 2016
    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - The Mitchell College women's basketball team dropped a 48-35 decision to Wellesley College on Friday night in the opening round of the USJ Blue Jays Tip-Off Tournament at the O'Connell Center.
  • WBB Falls to Albertus Magnus in Season Opener
    November 15, 2016
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Mitchell College women’s basketball team tipped off the 2016-17 season with an 81-40 loss to Albertus Magnus College on Tuesday night at the Yarnall Athletic Center.