2019-20 Westfield State Women's Basketball News

  • Hump Day: Camels Hold Off Westfield, 89-70
    January 22, 2020
    Westfield State was led by a standout performance from junior forward Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass.) who scored 32 points and grabbed 15 rebounds with three steals.
  • Gray Earns Multiple Player of the Week Honors
    January 21, 2020
    WESTFIELD, MA – After a historic week, Westfield State junior forward Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass) was named both the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week sponsored by GEICO, but the New England Women’s Basketball Association Player of the Week.
  • Owls Run It Up, 111-108 Over Bridgewater State
    January 18, 2020
    WESTFIELD, Mass. –  Reports of the Owls’ demise were greatly exaggerated. Westfield State exploded for a season best 111 points, including 29 from Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass.), as the Owls dispatched Bridgewater State, 111-108 at the Tinsley Center in Bridgewater, Mass. on Saturday afternoon.
  • 1,000 Shades of Gray: Westfield's Melissa Gray Scores 1,000th Point, Hits Record 10 Three-Pointers
    January 16, 2020
    Westfield State junior forward Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass.) had a historic game for the Owls, as she drained a school-record 10 three-pointers en route to a 37-point night which included the 1,000th of her career, as Westfield downed Fitchburg State 106-76 in MASCAC women’s basketball at the Woodward Center on Thursday night. 
  • Aitken, Owls Blitz Worcester State, 88-55
    January 14, 2020
    Westfield State sophomore guard Isabella Aitken (Pittsfield, Mass.) scored a career-high 26 points to lead Westfield State to a 88-55 win over Worcester State University in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball game in Worcester on Tuesday evening.
  • Rams Rally Past Owls, 101-91
    January 11, 2020
    WESTFIELD, Mass. –  Mary Kate O’Day scored 31 points and Flannery O’Connor added 30 to lead Framingham State to a 101-91 win over Westfield State in a key Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball game in the league-opener for both teams at the Woodward Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • Owls Host Framingham in MASCAC Opener on Saturday
    January 08, 2020
    Westfield State University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams tip off the conference season on Saturday, January 11 as the Owls play host to Framingham State University in a doubleheader at the Woodward Center.
  • Gray Grabs MASCAC Player of the Week
    January 06, 2020
    WESTFIELD, Mass. - Westfield State junior forward Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass.) was named this past week's MASCAC Player of the Week, presented by GEICO.
  • Gray Narrowly Misses Triple-Double as Owls Fall to WPI, 89-82
    January 04, 2020
    Westfield State junior Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass.) narrowly missed a triple-double with a 25-point, 11-steal, 9-rebound performance, but it wasn’t enough as the Owls fell to Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 89-82 in a non-conference women’s basketball game at the Woodward Center on Saturday.
  • Women's Basketball Falls at WNE
    January 02, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Courtney Carlson scored 24 points to lead Western New England to an 86-68 win over Westfield State in a non-conference women’s basketball game at the Alumni Healthful Living Center on Thursday evening.
  • Women's Basketball Dropped by Springfield
    December 13, 2019
    Melissa Gray scored 20 points for Westfield and Isabella Aitken added 12 in a night of limited highlights for the Owls as they capped the first semester with 106-62 loss at Springfield College.
  • Women's Hoops Falls At Smith, 97-70
    December 10, 2019
    Kately Pickunka scored 19 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lead Smith College to a 97-70 win over Westfield State University in a non-conference women's basketball game at the Ainsworth Gym in Northampton on Tuesday evening.
  • Melissa Gray Named MASCAC Player of the Week
    December 09, 2019
    Westfield State junior forward Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass.) was named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball player of the week, as sponsored by GEICO, after a school-record performance, the league announced on Monday. 
  • Late Rally Falls Short as Women's Basketball Falls to Sage, 87-84
    December 07, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. --    The Sage Colleges' Megan Flynn (Hoosick Falls, N.Y.) scored 24 points and grabbed 25 rebounds to lead the Gators to an 87-84 win over Westfield State in a non-conference women’s basketball game at the Woodward Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Basketball Falls at Albertus Magnus, 99-90
    December 04, 2019
    Six-foot junior center Rah-Rah Thompson scored 28 points, grabbed 31 rebounds and blocked six shots to lead Albertus Magnus College to a 99-90 win over Westfield State in a non-conference women’s basketball game in New Haven, Conn., on Wednesday night.
  • Gulls Edge Owls Late, 77-72
    November 23, 2019
    Emily Pratt scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Endicott College to a 77-72 win over Westfield State in the consolation final of the Morin Memorial Tournament at Williams College’s Chandler Gymnasium in Williamstown, Mass. on Saturday.
  • Anchorwomen Sink Owls, 86-72
    November 22, 2019
    Rhode Island College used a big second half to get past Westfield State, 86-72 in women’s basketball in the opening round of the Morin Memorial Tournament at Williams College on Friday night.
  • Panthers Claw Past Owls, 76-60
    November 19, 2019
    Middlebury’s Kira Waldman scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Middlebury to a 76-60 women’s basketball win over Westfield State on Tuesday evening in Middlebury, Vt.
  • Gray Named MASCAC Player of the Week
    November 18, 2019
    Westfield State junior forward Melissa Gray Peabody, Mass.) was named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball player of the week, as sponsored by Geico, for the week ending Nov. 17.
  • Owls Bomb Plymouth, 109-59
    November 17, 2019
     Junior forward Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass.) scored 21 points to lead five Owls players in double-figures as the Owls powered past Plymouth State, 109-59, in a non-conference women’s basketball game at the Woodward Center on Sunday afternoon.
  • Women's Hoops Holds Off Keene State, 74-69
    November 12, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. –  Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass.) scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Taina Slaughter (Springfield , Mass./Chicopee HS) added 13 points and seven boards as Westfield State held off Keene State, 74-69 in a non-conference women’s basketball game at the Woodward Center on Tuesday evening.
  • Women's Hoops Holds Off Keene State, 74-69
    November 12, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. –  Melissa Gray (Peabody, Mass.) scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Taina Slaughter (Springfield , Mass./Chicopee HS) added 13 points and seven boards as Westfield State held off Keene State, 74-69 in a non-conference women’s basketball game at the Woodward Center on Tuesday evening.
  • Women's Basketball Opens Season With Win
    November 09, 2019
    Defending MASCAC women’s basketball champion Westfield State University opened the 2019-20 campaign with an 81-72 non-conference win at Dean College in Franklin on Saturday afternoon.
  • Owls Picked Second In MASCAC Women's Hoop Poll
    October 30, 2019
    The Owls received 33 points and three first place votes, while current arch-rival Framingham State received 34 points and four first place votes to garner the top spot.