April 5, 2012
YOSINOFF RECEIVES RED AUERBACH COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Emmanuel College Head Women’s Basketball Coach Andy Yosinoff received the 2012 Jewish Coaches Association Red Auerbach Award, an honor presented to college basketball’s Jewish Coach of the Year. Yosinoff received the prestigious award after leading the Emmanuel Women’s Basketball Team to the NCAA Division III National Quarterfinals last month. The Red Auerbach Award was presented to Yosinoff on March 31st in New Orleans, Louisiana at the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Final Four Convention.
March 13, 2012
YOSINOFF TABBED D3HOOPS.COM NORTHEAST COACH OF THE YEAR, KIRWAN NAMED TO FIRST TEAM
BOSTON, Mass. – Emmanuel College women’s basketball Head Coach Andy Yosinoff (University of Rhode Island, ’70) has been named the D3Hoops.com Northeast Region Coach of the Year while senior guard Meghan Kirwan (Melrose, Mass.) has been named to the All-Northeast First Team, it was announced this morning by D3Hoops.com. The honors mark the first time since the 2010 season that someone from the Saints’ program was recognized be D3Hoops.com when Iman Davis (’10) was named to the All-Northeast Second Team.
March 10, 2012
SAINTS SHOCK KING'S, 67-56; EMMANUEL ENTERS ELITE EIGHT
Junior forward Fiona O'Dwyer (Stamford, Conn.) poured in a game-high 24 points, including the 1,000th of her collegiate career, to lead the Saints. Emmanuel will now take on No. 1 Amherst College in the National Quarterfinals on Saturday.
March 4, 2012
SAINTS STORM INTO SWEET 16; WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROLLS TO 57-52 REGIONAL FINAL WIN
Emmanuel College pulled off a 57-52 upset over Rhode Island College in 2nd Round action of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament played at the Murray Center on Saturday night. With the Regional Final victory, the Saints (24-6) have earned a spot in the NCAA "Sweet Sixteen." Emmanuel handed Rhode Island College its first home loss of the season and the Anchorwomen end their season at 25-4.
February 28, 2012
2011-2012 Women's Basketball All-Conference Announced
Congratulations to the 2011-2012 Women's Basketball All-Conference and Sportsmanship Teams!
February 25, 2012
Emmanuel Captures Sixth Straight GNAC Title With 68-57 Victory Over St. Joseph's
BOSTON, Mass. – Junior forward Fiona O’Dwyer (Stamford, Conn.) netted a game-high 24 points and senior guard Meghan Kirwan (Melrose, Mass.) added 20 points to propel the Emmanuel College women’s basketball team to a 68-57 victory over Saint Joseph’s College (ME) in the 2012 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship at the Jean Yawkey Center Saturday afternoon. With the victory, the Saints improve to 22-6 on the year to capture their sixth consecutive and 14th overall GNAC title while the loss drops the Monks to 20-8 on the season.
February 23, 2012
Meghan Black Joins 1,000 Point Club
Senior Meghan Black (Roslindale, Mass.) scored her 1,000th career point on Thursday evening as the Rams lost in the Great Northeas Athletic Conference (GNAC) semifinals to Emmanuel College, 87-58.
February 23, 2012
Rams Roll In GNAC Quarterfinals on Garon's Milestone Night
Boston, MA -- The Suffolk University Women's Basketball team rolled to a 93-59 victory over the Mount Ida College Mustangs in the quarterfinals round of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament on Tuesday evening.
February 18, 2012
Dumeran Surpasses 500 Career Rebounds as Gators Defeat Simmons 65-63
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Pine Manor senior Therline Dumeran (Cambridge, MA) collected a game-high 17 rebounds, while also scoring 12 points, to surpass 500 rebounds in her career as Pine Manor College defeated Simmons College, 65-63, on Saturday afternoon at Brunelli Court in Chestnut Hill, MA. The Gators were also led by senior Paulette Wright, who poured in a game-high 19 points to help Pine Manor (8-15, 2-11 GNAC) earn its second Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) victory of the season. With the loss Simmons ends its 2011-12 season with a 4-20 overall record (1-12 GNAC).
February 18, 2012
GNAC Women's Basketball Playoff Schedule Announced
The 2011-2012 GNAC Women's Basketball Playoff pairings are now available. The Emmanuel College Saints are seeded first after an undefeated conference record of 13-0 and 19-6 overall.
February 6, 2012
KIRWAN NAMED CAPITAL ONE 1ST TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT
Emmanuel College senior Meghan Kirwan (Melrose, Mass.) has been named a 1st Team Capital One Academic All-District selection. Kirwan, a captain of the Saints Women’s Basketball Team, possesses a 3.68 cumulative grade point average, while majoring in Elementary Education at Emmanuel. She is one of just five women’s basketball players from New England to receive 1st Team Academic All-District honors.
January 31, 2012
St. Joseph Pulls Through With A Victory Over Pine Manor
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Mary Hyde (Derby, Conn.) and Devon Diliberto (Waterbury, Conn.) scored 17 points apiece as Saint Joseph College defeated Pine Manor, 85-64 Monday in a GNAC game at the O'Connell Center.
January 16, 2012
All Out Team Effort Sends Emerson Women's Basketball Past Albertus Magnus
BOSTON, Mass. – Another double-double from Olivia Connors coupled with a double-digit point tallies from five additional Lions saw the Emerson Women’s Basketball Team take their second straight win Saturday afternoon as EC topped Albertus Magnus 85-75. The win places the Lions at 4-10 overall and 2-1 in the GNAC while Albertus drops to 8-5 on the year and 1-2 in the conference.
January 10, 2012
Second-Half Rally Propels Norwich Past Gators, 74-66
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- Pine Manor took a 34-33 lead into the half but Norwich University freshmen Aliah Curry (Windsor, MA) scored 19 of her career-high 36 points in the second half to lead the visiting Cadets to a 74-66 victory over Pine Manor during a Tuesday afternoon Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) game at Brunelli Court in Chestnut Hill, MA.
December 17, 2011
PINK Zone 2012 is Announced
The Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball teams are coming together in February to fundraise and spread awareness for breast cancer in the conference wide Play 4Kay. This will be the fifth year that the GNAC with its fourteen school membership participates in this great initiative. The GNAC’s Play 4Kay is run in conjunction with the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s “Play 4Kay”.
November 21, 2011
Emmanuel Captures Top Spot in Consecutive Women's Basketball Pre-Season Poll
The Emmanuel College Saints led the 2011-2012 pre-season poll for women’s basketball based on a vote from all GNAC coaches. The Saints captured the GNAC title for the past five consecutive seasons, and thirteen out of fifteen since the history of the GNAC.
November 21, 2011
GNAC Proudly Announces Women's Basketball "Wall of Champions"
This "Wall of Champions" will display photos of all conference champions since its inception in 1995.
November 20, 2011
Albertus Takes Boston Invitational Tournament Title With 86-66 Win Over Pine Manor
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Albertus Magnus College used an 11-0 run to take a 23-12 lead with 11:34 remaining in the first half and never looked back as the Falcons captured the Boston Invitational Tournament Championship on Sunday afternoon at Brunelli Court at Pine Manor Gymnasium in Chestnut Hill, MA. The win makes Albertus a perfect 4-0 on the season, while Pine Manor drops to 2-1 in 2011.
September 27, 2011
GNAC Student-Athletes Serve the Community at the 8th Annual Brian J. Honan 5k Road Race
Several Student-Athletes represented the Great Northeast Athletic Conference at the 8th Annual Brian J. Honan 5k Road Race this past weekend, an event that our member institutions have been volunteering at since its inception. The teams contributed to the day’s success by setting up the race day headquarters, taking registrations, working water stations, handing out medals at the finish line, holding mile markers, and cheering on the participants.