Women's Basketball

2018-19 RECORD: 23-4; GNAC: 10-2 / GNAC TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES: 18 / ALL-GNAC PLAYERS: 32

2018-19 Albertus Magnus Women's Basketball News

  • Albertus Magnus President Dr. Marc M. Camille Named to D3 Chancellors/Presidents Advisory Group
    March 12, 2019
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Currently in his second year as President of Albertus Magnus College, Dr. Marc M. Camille has been appointed to the NCAA Division III Chancellors/Presidents Advisory Group, as announced by Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Commissioner Joe Walsh on Tuesday.
  • Osmond and Thompson Receive All-Conference Distinction
    February 25, 2019
    Winthrop, Mass. – Juniors Shyla Osmond (New Haven, Conn.) and Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team earned All-Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) honors as announced by the league office Monday morning. Osmond was named to the first team, while Thompson landed on the second team.
  • Women's Basketball Falls Short in Overtime to Emmanuel (Mass.) in GNAC Semifinal
    February 21, 2019
    Boston, Mass. – Senior guard Jill Johnson (North Haven, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team scored a team-high 27 points as the Falcons fell short in the GNAC seminal to Emmanuel College Thursday evening at the Jean Yawkey Center.
  • Thompson Named USBWA Division III National Player of the Week
    February 19, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. - Junior Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women's basketball team has been named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Division III National Player of the Week after her stellar performance last week for the Falcons.
  • Osmond Joins 1,000th Point Club; Falcons Defeat Regis to Advance to GNAC Semifinals
    February 19, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. – Junior guard Shyla Osmond (New Haven, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team joined the 1,000 career points club in the Falcons’ home win over sixth-seeded Regis College, 82-74, Tuesday evening at “The Nest” in a quarterfinal game of the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Tournament.
  • Thompson Named GNAC Player of the Week
    February 18, 2019
    Winthrop, Mass. - Junior Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women's basketball team was named this week's Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
  • Women's Basketball Rallies Past Suffolk on Senior Day
    February 16, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team closed out the 2018-19 regular season with a thrilling 68-62 win over Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) foe Suffolk University Saturday afternoon on Senior Day at “The Nest” inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
  • Falcons in the Community
    February 13, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College Athletic Department takes great pride in giving back to local communities and for the fourth straight year, Falcon student-athletes, coaches and administration surpassed the athletic department goal of 600 hours. All of our student-athletes, coaches and administration spent their Thanksgiving and Christmas break volunteering within their community and in total finished with 840 hours.
  • Thompson Pulls Down Season-High 22 Rebounds; Falcons Top Johnson & Wales
    February 13, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. - Junior Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus  College women’s basketball team recorded her 17th double-double of the season behind a 22-point, 22-rebound performance as the Falcons topped Johnson & Wales University, 82-70, Wednesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action.
  • Tuesday's Basketball Doubleheader Postponed to Wednesday
    February 12, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. - Tuesday's scheduled men's and women's basketball games between Albertus Magnus College and Johnson & Wales University have been postponed due to the winter storm. The games have been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 13. The women will tip-off at 6 p.m. and the men's will follow at 8 p.m.
  • Falcons Use Balanced Attack to Down Regis (Mass.), 72-60
    February 09, 2019
    Weston, Mass. - Led behind a trio of double-digit scorers as well as a double-double from junior Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball defeated Regis (Mass.) College, 72-60, Saturday afternoon at Higgins Court in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action.
  • Women's Basketball Knocks off Saint Joseph's (CT)
    February 05, 2019
    West Hartford, Conn. - Behind three double-digit performances, including a team-high 26 points from junior Shyla Osmond (New Haven, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team improved to 19-3 on the season as well as 7-2 in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play after the Falcons defeated in-state foe the University of Saint Joseph’s (CT), 86-65, Tuesday evening at the O’Connell Center.
  • Albertus Magnus Athletics - Weekly Schedule (Feb. 4 - Feb. 10)
    February 04, 2019
    Check out this week's schedule for both the men's and women's basketball teams.
  • Coach Fredette Earns 100th Career Win; Falcons Defeat Norwich, 79-59
    February 02, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. - Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball head coach JR Fredette earned his 100th career win on Saturday afternoon as the Lady Falcons defeated Norwich University, 79-59, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action at “The Nest” inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
  • Albertus Magnus Athletics Announces Grand Opening of New Weight Training Facility
    January 30, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. – After months of construction, the Albertus Magnus College Athletic Department officially opened the new weight training facility within the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
  • Falcons' Comeback Effort Falls Short in Overtime, 86-84
    January 26, 2019
    Boston, Mass. - The Albertus Magnus College women's basketball team fell short to Emmanuel (Mass.) College, 86-84, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) showdown Saturday afternoon in overtime inside the Jean Yawkey Center.
  • Falcons Top Lasell, 78-58, to Remain Undefeated at Home
    January 24, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. – Behind a team-high 24 points from junior Shyla Osmond (New Haven, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team remains undefeated at home as the Falcons topped Lasell College, 78-58, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) clash Thursday evening at “The Nest”.
  • Albertus Magnus Athletics - Weekly Schedule (Jan. 21 - Jan. 27)
    January 22, 2019
    The men's and women's basketball teams are back in action this week!! The Lady Falcons prepare for two crucial games this week as the team battles Lasell and Emmanuel. The men's team travel to Boston on Saturday to face top-seeded Emmanuel.
  • Osmond Tabbed as GNAC Player of the Week
    January 21, 2019
    Winthrop, Mass. - Junior Shyla Osmond (New Haven, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team earned weekly honors as the shooting guard was named this week’s Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week after her performance in a 2-0 week.
  • Osmond Erupts for Career-High in 78-75 Win at Colby Sawyer
    January 19, 2019
    New London, N.H. - A career-high 41 points from junior guard Shyla Osmond (New Haven, Conn.) and a double-double from Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.) helped the Albertus Mangnus College women’s basketball team rally from a 10-point halftime deficit to a 78-75 win over Colby Sawyer College Saturday afternoon inside the Coffin Field House.
  • Pierson Nets Career-High in Falcons' Win over Simmons
    January 17, 2019
    Boston, Mass. - Behind a career-high 17 points from freshman Emma Pierson (Branford, Conn.) as well as a pair of double-doubles from juniors Shyla Osmond (New Haven, Conn.) and Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team improved to 15-2 on the year as the Falcons defeated Simmons University Thursday evening by a score of 83-57 at Moore Gymnasium.
  • Women's Basketball Tops Rivier, 91-57
    January 12, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. – Led behind four double-digit scorers, including a team-high 21 from Shyla Osmond (New Haven, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball defeated Rivier University, 91-57, Saturday afternoon in GNAC play at “The Nest”. Osmond also finished the game with her third double-double of the season as well as two assists shy of a triple-double.
  • Women's Basketball Suffers Road Loss to #10/14 Saint Joseph's College (Me.)
    January 10, 2019
    Standish, Me. - Despite a double-double from junior Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team suffered its second loss of the season to #10/14 Saint Joseph’s College (Me.), 77-63, Thursday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play.
  • Johnson Joins 1,000 Point Club; Falcons Defeat Anna Maria, 80-50
    January 08, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. – Senior guard Jill Johnson (North Haven, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team joined the 1,000 career points club in the Falcons’ home win over Anna Maria College, 80-50, Tuesday evening at “The Nest” in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play.
  • Albertus Magnus Athletics - Weekly Schedule (Jan. 7 - Jan. 13)
    January 07, 2019
    Check out this week's schedule for the men's and women's basketball teams! Both teams kick off GNAC play with a conference double-header on Tuesday evening against Anna Maria College.
  • Falcons Soar Past Mitchell, 79-58
    January 05, 2019
    New London, Conn. - Led behind four double-digit performances, including a team-high 23 points from Jill Johnson (North Haven, Conn.) and a double-double from Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.), 11 points and 10 rebounds, the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team improved to 12-1 on the season as the Falcons defeated in-state foe Mitchell College, 79-58, on Saturday afternoon in non-conference play at the Yarnell Athletic Center.
  • Women's Basketball Cruises Past Fitchburg State, 90-59
    January 02, 2019
    Fitchburg, Mass. - The Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team opened 2019 with a 90-59 road win over Fitchburg State University in non-conference action this evening at the Parkinson Gymnasium.
  • Falcons Knock Off Gordon in Non-Conference Action
    December 15, 2018
    New Haven, Conn. – Behind a pair of double-doubles from junior Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.) and sophomore Raegon Shirling-Davis (Waterbury, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball knocked off Gordon College, 78-44, Saturday evening at “The Nest” inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
  • Three Double-Doubles Lift Falcons Over Mt. St. Vincent
    December 13, 2018
    Riverdale, N.Y. - Senior Jill Johnson (North Haven, Conn.), junior Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.) and sophomore Andreah Orr (Danbury, Conn.) each recorded a double-double as the Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team defeated the College of Mount Saint Vincent, 79-65, Thursday evening in non-conference play at the Peter Jay Sharp Athletic and Recreation Center.
  • Balanced Attack Leads Falcons Past Pine Manor
    December 08, 2018
    New Haven, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College women’s basketball team picked up its eighth win of the season on Saturday afternoon as the Falcons knocked off Pine Manor College, 94-70, at “The Nest” inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletics Center.
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