Nighthawks freshman Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) wasn't satisfied with one career 20-point-20-rebound performance, so this past week she repeated the feat with 24 points and 24 rebounds against Dean and was named New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week for the sixth time this season, as announced by the NECC Office on Monday.
A lay-up made with 4:09 remaining in the third quarter was senior Destiny Spears (Arnold, Md.) 1,341st career point, giving her sole possession of the All-Time Scoring Record for the women's basketball program as the Nighthawks won their sixth in a row, defeating the Mitchell Mariners, 75-55, on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
Nighthawks freshman Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) blew up for 24 points and 24 rebounds in 36 minutes, recording her second game of at least 20 points and 20 rebounds in the last three games, helping the Nighthawks overcome a 13-point deficit in their 63-58 win over the Dean Bulldogs in a battle of the top two teams in the New England Collegiate Conference on Tuesday night.
Nighthawks senior Destiny Spears (Arnold, Md.) was tremendous on both ends of the court last week and, as a result, the New England Women's Basketball Association has named Spears the Player of the Week, for the week ending on Jan. 21 and as announced by the NEWBA Office on Monday afternoon.
Nighthawks freshman Jaymesha Sanders (New Haven, Conn.) finished the week averaging 18 points and 16 rebounds, including a career-high 29 points and 23 rebounds on Thursday against Bay Path, helping her claim New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Year, as announced by the NECC Office on Monday. The Rookie of the Week Honor has gone to Sanders in five of a possible eight weeks this season.
Nighthawks senior Destiny Spears (Arnold, Md.) scored 24 points on a fantastic 11-for-14 shooting from the floor as the Nighthawks won their fourth straight and sixth of their last seven, defeating the Southern Vermont College Mountaineers 74-36 on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) women’s basketball action at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.
Nighthawks freshman Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) exploded for a career-high 29 points and 24 rebounds as the Newbury Nighthawks won their third-straight game by defeating the Bay Path Wildcats 94-28 on Thursday evening at Pappas Gymnasium in New England Collegiate Conference action. The 94 points are a program record, breaking the previous mark of 89. The Nighthawks also shot 38-for-81 on the night setting a program-best in field goals made in a game.
For the first time in Nighthawks program history, the women's basketball program has started 6-1 in the New England Collegiate Conference following their 61-45 victory over the Lesley Lynx on Tuesday evening at Pappas Gymnasium. It's the best start in program history, breaking the 5-1 start of the 2011-12 team.
A textbook balanced offensive attack, led by 14 points by senior Destiny Spears (Arnold, Md.) pushed the Newbury Nighthawks past the Becker Hawks, 61-55, on Saturday afternoon at Leicester Gymnasium in New England Collegiate Conference play.
Camels junior Kylie Caouette (Ashburnham, Mass.) scored a team-high 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting in just 20 minutes while coming off the bench as Connecticut College Camels defeated the Newbury Nighthawks, 71-50, on Wednesday evening in non-conference play at Pappas Gymnasium.