2016-17 AMCC Women's Basketball News

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    March 16, 2017
    PITT-BRADFORD'S RINFRETTE AND LA ROCHE'S MITCHELL NAMED NAMED D3HOOPS.COM ALL-REGION SELECTIONS Pitt-Bradford junior guard Ali Rinfrette and La Roche College senior forward TiChina Mitchell were named to the 2016-17 D3hoops.com All-Great Lakes Region team on Monday.
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    March 03, 2017
    LA ROCHE WOMEN'S SEASON ENDS IN FIRST ROUND OF NCAA TOURNAMENT The La Roche College women's basketball closed the 2016-17 season with a terrific effort in their NCAA Tournament First Round Game against UMass Dartmouth.
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    February 28, 2017
    PITT-BRADFORD'S RINFRETTE HEADLINES WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM Pitt-Bradford junior guard Ali Rinfrette is the 2017 AMCC Women's Basketball Player of the Year.
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    February 27, 2017
    LA ROCHE WOMEN TO PLAY UMASS DARTMOUTH IN NCAA TOURNAMENT The La Roche women's basketball team is headed to their seventh straight NCAA Tournament after earning the automatic bid as champions of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
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    February 27, 2017
    TiChina Mitchell, La Roche College, Women's Basketball Mitchell averaged 23.5 points, 11 rebounds and 4.5 assists as the Redhawks won their seventh straight AMCC Championship. She had 14 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists in their semifinal win over Behrend and 33 points and 12 rebounds in their Championship Game victory over Medaille. Mitchell averaged 23.5 points, 11 rebounds and 4.5 assists as the Redhawks won their seventh straight AMCC Championship. She had 14 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists in their semifinal win over Behrend and 33 points and 12 rebounds in their Championship Game victory over Medaille. Mitchell was named to the AMCC All-Tournament Team.
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    February 26, 2017
    LA ROCHE WOMEN MAKE IT SEVEN STRAIGHT AMCC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TITLES The top-seeded La Roche College women's basketball team captured its seventh straight AMCC championship title as they defeated #2 Medaille College 91-62, Sunday afternoon.
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    February 25, 2017
    LA ROCHE, MEDAILLE WOMEN TO CLASH FOR AMCC CHAMPIONSHIP #1 La Roche College will be playing for their seventh straight AMCC women's basketball championship as they take on #2 Medaille College at 1:00 p.m.
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    February 23, 2017
    D'YOUVILLE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYERS MAKE VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIAL FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL The D'Youville College women's basketball team helped make Valentine's Day special for local sick children by providing them with handmade Valentines.
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    February 21, 2017
    LA ROCHE WOMEN EARN TOP SEED IN UPCOMING AMCC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT The AMCC women's basketball championship tournament kicks off Wednesday evening when #3 Pitt-Bradford hosts #6 Hilbert College and when#4 Mount Aloysius College hosts #5 Penn State Behrend.
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    February 20, 2017
    MarceAnn Dunning, Medaille College, Women's Basketball Dunning had a career week for Medaille, which included earning her 1,000th career point in a victory over cross-town rival D'Youville College last Wednesday. Dunning needed 19 points heading into the week to reach 1,000 points and she did so in the first half of play, draining a three in the final minute of the first half Wednesday to reach the career milestone. She finished the week averaging 17.5 points, eight rebounds, 6.5 assists and an impressive 5.5 steals per game. The 2-0 week helped propel Medaille into the number two seed heading into next week's AMCC postseason tournament.
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    February 16, 2017
    PENN ST. ALTOONA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RAISES MONEY FOR UPMC ALTOONA The Penn State Altoona women's basketball program continued an annual fundraising tradition this winter, as the team and its coaching staff helped raise money to benefit the fight against breast cancer.
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    February 14, 2017
    AMCC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: MOUNT ALOYSIUS @ HILBERT The AMCC women's basketball game of the week features two teams battling it out for the final conference playoff spot.
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    February 13, 2017
    Sabrina McLin, La Roche College, Women's Basketball McLin averaged 24 points, 8.5 rebounds, 4.5 steals and 4.5 assists in a 2-0 week. She nearly registered a triple-double with 24 points, 11 rebounds, eight steals and seven assists against Penn State Altoona on Saturday. McLin currently leads the AMCC in scoring with 23.6 points per game.
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    February 10, 2017
    D'YOUVILLE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL SUPPORTS SUSAN G. KOMEN FOUNDATION Saturday, February 4, was the annual Pink Game for the D’Youville College women’s basketball team, helping to bring awareness and funds to an excellent cause.
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    February 08, 2017
    MEDAILLE BASKETBALL TEAMS HOST AUTISM AWARENESS NIGHT Last week, the Medaille College men's and women's basketball teams took part in a very special night, hosting Autism Awareness Night at the Sullivan Center for their double-header with AMCC foe Penn State-Behrend.
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    February 07, 2017
    AMCC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: MEDAILLE @ PITT-BRADFORD The AMCC women's basketball game of the week features two teams that are battling it out for second place in the conference rankings, as Medaille College (10-11, 9-5 AMCC) travels to Pitt-Bradford (12-9, 9-5 AMCC) on Wednesday evening.
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    February 06, 2017
    TiChina Mitchell, La Roche College, Women's Basketball Mitchell averaged 20 points, 9.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 2 steals and 1.5 blocks as La Roche went 2-0 to clinch their seventh straight AMCC Regular Season Title. Mitchell had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds against Mt. Aloysius. She then had 26 points and nine rebounds as the Redhawks overcame a fifteen point second half deficit to beat Medaille 86-84.
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    January 31, 2017
    AMCC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: BEHREND @ MEDAILLE The Penn State Behrend (8-11, 7-5 AMCC) women's basketball team will be traveling to Medaille College (9-10, 8-4 AMCC) Wednesday evening to take on the Mavericks in the AMCC women's basketball Game of the Week.
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    January 30, 2017
    Ali Rinfrette, Pitt-Bradford, Women's Basketball Rinfrette helped the Panthers to a 2-0 week, averaging 21 points, 11.5 rebounds, six assists and five steals a game. Rinfrette shot 92 percent from the free throw line while her 14 rebounds against Alfred State are tied for the seventh-most in program history for a single game. The 5'6" guard missed her second double-double by one rebound.
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    January 24, 2017
    AMCC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: MEDAILLE @ HILBERT The AMCC women's basketball game of the week features the Medaille College (7-10, 6-4 AMCC) Mavericks traveling to Hilbert College (8-9, 5-6 AMCC) to take on the Hawks
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    January 23, 2017
    Megan Wheeler, Penn State Altoona, Women's Basketball Wheeler had a huge week for the Lady Lions, helping them go 1-1 in AMCC play. In a tough overtime loss at Pitt-Greensburg on Wednesday night, she scored a career-high 30 points while grabbing 12 rebounds and blocking two shots. In a victory at Hilbert on Saturday afternoon, she put up 24 points to go along with 10 rebounds and another block. For the week, Wheeler averaged a double-double with 27.0 points per game and 11.0 rebounds per game, as well as 1.5 blocks per game and a 57.5% shooting percentage from the field.
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    January 18, 2017
    AMCC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: CELEBRATING 20 YEARS The AMCC is embarking on its 20th anniversary during the 2016-17 academic year. Since 1997 there have been many outstanding teams and individual student-athletes who have risen to the top of their sports. We are honored to recognize and highlight some of those accomplishments throughout this anniversary year.
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    January 17, 2017
    AMCC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: LA ROCHE @ PITT-BRADFORD This week's AMCC women's basketball game of the week features the top two teams in the conference, as well as a rematch of the 2016 conference championship game.
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    January 16, 2017
    PENN ST. ALTOONA BASKETBALL HOLDS CANCER AWARENESS WEEKEND The Penn State Altoona men’s and women’s basketball teams spearheaded an effort to raise awareness and money for the fight against cancer at a pair of doubleheaders this past Saturday and Sunday in the Adler Athletic Complex.
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    January 16, 2017
    Dani Reinwald, Medaille College, Women's Basketball Reinwald was practically unstoppable last week, averaging 19.5 points and 20 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week for the Mavs. She did all of it while shooting a team best 60% from the field and also blocking a team high six shots. 14 of her 40 rebounds last week came on the offensive glass, and she has recorded a double-double in every single game she has played this season.
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    January 10, 2017
    AMCC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: D'YOUVILLE @ LA ROCHE D’Youville College will travel to Pittsburgh, PA Saturday afternoon to take on La Roche College in the AMCC Women's Basketball Game of the Week
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    January 09, 2017
    Kelsi Ebert, Hilbert College, Women's Basketball Ebert led the Hawks to a 2-0 week, and four straight wins, scoring 30 points in back-to-back games. In the overtime win over Nazareth, the guard recorded her first double double with 30 points coming on 10 of 19 shooting from the field (2-3 from three) and 8-14 from the line. She also pulled down 10 rebounds, grabbed seven steals, and dished out three assists. Just over two days later she repeated that 30 point performance, this time by only taking 17 shots and going a perfect 7-7 from the line. She recorded six assists, six rebounds, and two steals in that conference win over Greensburg. For the week, Ebert shot 58.3% from the floor (60% from three) and 71.4% from the free throw line. In addition to her 30 points per game, Ebert averaged 8.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists, and 4.5 steals. Not only was Ebert a great scorer and creator for her teammates, she also was the best defender on the floor both nights and was a great leader in the overtime.
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    January 02, 2017
    Jean-Ann Korona, D'Youville College, Women's Basketball Korona has consistently led the Spartan offense all season. On December 29 against Salem State at the Salem State Holiday Classic, Korona tied a season and career high with 26 points, and also added seven rebounds. Korona followed up that performance by scoring 18 points against Bates the next day. She chipped in with a team high nine rebounds, dished out two assists and recorded two steals. Korona is currently fourth in the AMCC in scoring (17.3 PPG) and sixth in rebounding (8.2 RPG).
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    December 19, 2016
    Jessa Wright, Mount Aloysius College, Women's Basketball Wright averaged a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds, including career-highs in both points (24) and rebounds (15) against Pitt-Bradford.
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    December 13, 2016
    AMCC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK - PITT-BRADFORD @ MOUNT ALOYSIUS The AMCC women's basketball Game of the Week features the Pitt-Bradford Panthers (3-5, 2-1 AMCC) against the Mount Aloysius Mounties (4-5, 2-1 AMCC), as the two teams battle at St. Francis University in Loretto, PA.
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    December 12, 2016
    Kelli McCauley, Medaille College, Women's Basketball McCauley scored a career high 29 points on Wednesday against Hilbert and then dropped another 18 points Saturday against Penn State Altoona. For the week, she averaged 23.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game. McCauley is currently second in the AMCC with 20.4 points per game.
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    December 05, 2016
    LADY LIONS VOLUNTEER WITH LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Members of the Penn State Altoona women's basketball team and coaching staff donated their time on Sunday to help instruct the Mowrie A. Ebner Elementary School's fourth grade girls basketball team at the Booker T. Washington Center in Altoona.
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    December 05, 2016
    AMCC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK - MT. ALOYSIUS @ PITT-GREENSBURG This week's AMCC Women's Basketball Game of the Week features two of the three unbeaten teams in conference play when Mount Aloysius College (2-4, 1-0 AMCC) travels to Pitt-Greensburg (3-5, 2-0 AMCC) Wednesday evening.
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    December 05, 2016
    Jean-Ann Korona, D'Youville College, Women's Basketball Korona has had a very strong start to conference play, averaging 20.5 points per game over her first two games as the Spartans went 1-1. In the team's win over Penn State-Behrend last Wednesday, Korona scored a career high 26 points to go with seven rebounds, five assists and five steals in the team's 59-51 win over the Lions. She followed that performance up by recording her second double-double of the season on Saturday against Mount Aloysius, scoring 15 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Combined in the two games, Korona shot 50% from the field, 41.7% from three and 72.7% from the line. She also averaged 8.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.0 steals per game.
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    November 28, 2016
    Katie Chess, Penn State Behrend, Women's Basketball Chess just missed averaging a double-double over three games, with 16.0 points and 9.3 rebounds. Chess shot 50 percent from the floor and went 10-for-13 from the free-throw line. She tallied her first double-double with a game-high 18 points and 13 rebounds against NC Wesleyan. Chess was also named to the Marietta Shootout All-Tournament Team.
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    November 21, 2016
    Sabrina McLin, La Roche College, Women's Basketball McLin averaged 28 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.3 steals and 3.0 assists in a 1-2 week for La Roche. She had 23 points against #18 Carnegie Mellon, 25 points, seven rebounds and six steals in a win over Earlham, and 36 points, inclduing seven 3-pointers, against Case Western.
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    November 11, 2016
    HILBERT WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ASSISTS AT ST. MARY'S SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF Returning for their second consecutive year, the Hilbert College women's basketball team held an instructional basketball clinic for students at St. Mary's School for the Deaf (SMSD) in North Buffalo November 3rd.
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    November 09, 2016
    AMCC COACHES PICK LA ROCHE TO DEFEND WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TITLE; McLIN TABBED AS PRESEASON PLAYER OF THE YEAR La Roche College, winners of the past six AMCC women’s basketball titles, was selected by the AMCC coaches to once again successfully defend their title in 2016-17.
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    October 28, 2016
    PITT-GREENSBURG WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VOLUNTEERS WITH PROJECT BUNDLE UP On Wednesday, October 26, the Pitt-Greensburg women’s basketball team and coaching staff joined Majors Earnest and Vanessa Fullwood of the Greensburg Salvation Army to help with Project Bundle-Up.
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