Women's Basketball

2016-17 RECORD: 14-12; GNAC: 9-7 / GNAC TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES: 16 / ALL-GNAC PLAYERS IN PROGRAM HISTORY: 28

Women’s Basketball Weekly Preview: Mitchell and the Drew University Tip-Off Tournament

Women’s Basketball Weekly Preview: Mitchell and the Drew University Tip-Off Tournament

Albertus Magnus College
Women's Basketball Weekly Preview

Albertus Magnus (0-0)
vs.
Mitchell College (0-0)
Wednesday, Nov. 15 • 7 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.

Albertus Magnus (0-0)
at
Drew University Tip-off Tournament
Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18
Widener • Drew • Wilson

A NEW YEAR
The Albertus Magnus College women's basketball team kicks off the 2017-18 season with a non-conference home clash against Mitchell College on Wednesday, followed by a pair of games at the Drew University Tip-off Tournament this weekend.

LAST YEAR RECAP
The women's basketball team ended the 2016-17 season with a 14-12 overall record and advanced to the GNAC Tournament as the No. 4 seed thanks to a 9-7 mark in league play. Albertus saw its season come to an end with a setback at Saint Joseph's of Maine in the GNAC Quarterfinals.

SEASON AND HOME OPENERS
Albertus Magnus is 14-11 in home openers and 16-10 in season openers.

ALL-TIME VS. MITCHELL
Albertus Magnus leads Mitchell in the all-time series, 8-0.

LAST TIME VS. MITCHELL
Game (11/15/16): Albertus Magnus 81 | Mitchell 40 – RECAP / BOX SCORE 

ALL-TIME VS. WIDENER
This is the first meeting between the two schools.

ALL-TIME VS. DREW
Drew holds a 4-0 edge over Albertus Magnus in the all-time series.

LAST TIME VS. DREW
Game (1/5/17): Drew 81 | Albertus Magnus 63 – RECAP / BOX SCORE 

ALL-TIME VS. WILSON
This is the first meeting between the two schools.

NEW ARRIVALS
The Falcons welcome six newcomers to the squad for the 2017-18 season – Maxine Sanchez, Raegon Sterling-Davis, Cassie Couture, Andreah Orr, Jackie Harris and Kristen Cunning.

WELCOME BACK
Albertus Magnus returns five players from last year's squad – Jill Johnson, Kiki Epps, Angelina Piccirillo, Sasha Byrd and Olivia Bolden.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PICKED TO FINISH SEVENTH IN GNAC PRESEASON POLL
LINK:
Complete GNAC Women's Basketball Preseason Release
The Albertus Magnus College women's basketball team was picked to finish seventh in the 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Poll. The Falcons earned 102 points to finish just two points behind sixth-place Norwich

TICKETING INFORMATION FOR AMC BASKETBALL GAMES
All Albertus Magnus men's & women's basketball regular-season games are subject to tickets and admission charges. Tickets are $3 for adults/senior citizens and children 12 & under (accompanied by an adult) are free. Albertus Magnus students, faculty and staff receive free admission to the event with a valid ID.

Individual season passes are also available and priced at $20. The season pass allows (1) admission to any/both men's and women's basketball regular-season games.

BOLDEN AND FALCIGNO JOIN 1,000 POINT CLUB
Former Falcon Liz Falcigno and returning forward Olivia Bolden have joined the 1,000 point club last season. Falcigno finished her tenure with the Falcons with 1,073 points while Bolden will continue to add to her current total of 1,455.

BOLDEN AND FALCIGNO RECEIVE ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS
At the end of last season, Olivia Bolden (South Windsor, Conn.) and Liz Falcigno (Wallingford, Conn.) both earned All-Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) honors. Bolden was named to the first team, while Falcigno landed on the second team.

SIX PLAYERS NAMED TO THE GNAC ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) announced its All-Academic Team for the 2016-17 school year. Fifty-seven student-athletes from Albertus Magnus College were among the 893 members, including Jill Johnson, Megan Thornton, Liz Falcigno, Aaliyah Bohannon, Angelina Piccirillo and Olivia Bolden.

UP NEXT
Albertus Magnus returns to action next week with a solo game at Medgar Evers on Tuesday, November 21. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. in New York.