2012-2013 Basketball News

  • Rasmussen Tarr Presents at Dream Big! Leadership Conference
    June 19, 2013
    NEWTON, Mass. -- Simmons head basketball coach Kristen Rasmussen Tarr was selected to speak at the third annual Dream Big! Leadership Conference on June 10th at The University of Massachusetts Boston.
  • Sharks Fall to Cadets in Season Finale
    February 16, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass. -- In their final home game of the season, the Simmons Sharks fell to the Norwich University Cadets, 84-67 Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action. The Sharks honored senior Liz O’Connor (Milton, Mass.) before the game, presenting her with the game ball from Jan. 31st when she netted her 1,000th career point.
  • Simmons Topped by Suffolk in GNAC Action, 74-49
    February 14, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass. -- The Simmons Sharks fell to the Suffolk University Rams, 74-49 Thursday Night in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Women's Basketball action. The Rams improved to a 19-5 mark on the year while the loss drops Simmons to a 4-17 record on the year, and 2-9 mark in GNAC play.
  • O'Connor Records Double-Double as Sharks Fall to Falcons in GNAC Action
    February 12, 2013
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Senior Liz O'Connor (Milton, Mass.) scored her seventh double-double of the season but the visiting Simmons Sharks fell to Albertus Magnus, 67-53 in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) contest Tuesday evening. Tonight’s victory gives Albertus a 6-4 mark in GNAC play, while Simmons falls to 4-16 on the year and 2-8 in conference action.
  • Saints Trump Sharks in Fenway Showdown, 66-31
    February 05, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Simmons basketball fell to the #1 ranked Emmanuel College Saints, 66-31 in a Fenway neighborhood matchup Tuesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action.
  • Sharks Fall to Wildcats 62-50 in GNAC Action
    February 02, 2013
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Johnson & Wales University women’s basketball defeated the Simmons Sharks, 62-50 in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at the Wildcat Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • O’Connor Scores 1,000th Point in Sharks Win
    January 31, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Simmons senior Liz O’Connor (Milton, Mass.) scored her 1,000th career point with just over five minutes remaining in the first half to lead the Sharks to their second consecutive Great Northeast Athletic Conference victory Thursday evening at the Holmes Sports Center.
  • Sharks Defeat AMCATS, 51-48 for First GNAC Victory
    January 28, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass. -- The Simmons Sharks defeated the Anna Maria AMCATS, 51-48, snapping a six-game losing streak and picking up their first Great Northeast Athletic Conference victory of the season Monday evening at the Holmes Sports Center.
  • Sharks Take Undefeated Raiders to OT
    January 23, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass. -- The Simmons Sharks regained the lead with nine minutes to play in the second half off a three pointer by freshman Jen Janiak (Chelmsford, Mass.) but were unable to close out the win in regulation, as the Rivier University Raiders made three final free throws to send the Great Northeast Athletic Conference thriller into overtime.
  • Blue Jays Slip Past Sharks, 81-55
    January 19, 2013
    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Junior guard Devon Diliberto scored a season-high 25 points and the University of Saint Joseph basketball team pulled away in the second half Saturday in an 81-55 GNAC victory over the Simmons Sharks at the O’Connell Center.
  • Monks Sail Past Sharks, 74-46
    January 15, 2013
    STANDISH, ME – Saint Joseph’s College (8-6, 2-1 GNAC) toppled Simmons College (2-10, 0-2 GNAC), 74-46, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s basketball contest at the Harold Alfond Center on Tuesday night. Senior guard Danyelle Shufelt netted a game-high 20 points, including 18 in the first half, in the one-sided triumph.
  • Sharks Edged By Lions in Overtime
    January 12, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass. – A huge game from Kristin Brice for 20 points and 15 rebounds led the way Saturday afternoon as the Emerson Women's Basketball Team edged the Simmons Sharks 62-57 in overtime. With the win the Lions improve to 5-9 on the year and 1-2 in conference play as the Sharks fall to 2-9 overall and 0-1 in the GNAC.
  • Sharks Tripped Up By Cardinals, 57-42
    January 08, 2013
    BOSTON, Mass. -- The Wesleyan University Cardinals took a 9-0 lead to start the first half and never trailed, defeating the Simmons College Sharks, 57-42 Tuesday evening in non-conference action at the Holmes Sports Center.
  • Janiak Shoots Career High in Sharks Victory
    January 07, 2013
    LYNN, Mass. -- Simmons freshman Jen Janiak (Chelmsford, Mass.) scored a career-high 16 points to lead the Sharks to their second win of the season Monday evening, defeating Fisher College 80-44 at the Fectau-Leary Gym.
  • Sharks Fall to Lyons 70-51
    January 03, 2013
    SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – Fresh off holiday break, the Simmons basketball team fell to the Mount Holyoke College Lyons 70-51 in non-conference action on Thursday. The Lyons, who were led by a game-high 18 points from senior Angelica Pascual, improves to 2-7 overall. The Sharks slip to 1-7 on the season.
  • Sharks Fall to Judges, 69-37
    December 11, 2012
    WALTHAM, Mass. – Simmons basketball fell to the Brandeis University Judges 69-37 Tuesday evening in non-conference action. Brandeis was led by junior guard Kasey Dean, who scored a game-high 12 points on 5-of-10 from the floor. Dean also finished with a game- and season-high six assists, two shy of a career-best.
  • Sharks Capture First Win Over Gators, 78-74
    December 08, 2012
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Simmons Basketball led by 13 points at the half and held on to edge the Pine Manor College Gators, 78-74 for their first win of the 2012-2013 season Saturday afternoon at the Holmes Sports Center.
  • Wentworth Outlasts Simmons in Basketball, 61-41
    December 03, 2012
    BOSTON, Mass. – Freshman Carly Rogers (Scarborough, Maine) scored a game-high 14 points and senior Jordan Biggar (Beverly, Mass.) added 13 points as the Wentworth women’s basketball team held Simmons to 20.8 percent shooting from the floor in the second half in a 61-41 non-conference win at Tansey Gymnasium.
  • Wellesley Trips Up Sharks, 49-28
    November 26, 2012
    BOSTON, Mass. -- The Wellesley College Blue (1-2) picked up their first win of the 2012-2013 season, defeating the Simmons Sharks 49-28 in non-conference action Monday evening. The Blue, who lead by ten at halftime, took control in the second half, outshooting the Sharks for the victory.
  • Sharks Fall After Second Half Run By Cougars
    November 20, 2012
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Simmons basketball dropped their 2012-2013 home opener to the Clark University Cougars, 68-49 Tuesday evening at the Holmes Sports Center. The Sharks (0-3) tied the game twice during the second half but were unable to hang on as the Clark improved to 3-0.
  • Sharks Tripped Up By Connecticut College
    November 18, 2012
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. -- In the game to decide third place at the Eastern Connecticut State University Tip-Off Tournament, Connecticut College (1-1) won its first tip-off tournament game in its fourth try by holding the Simmons Sharks (0-2) to 20.8 percent shooting from the floor and forcing 24 turnovers (five shot-clock violations) in a 52-27 victory.
  • Warriors Trump Sharks 64-33 in Season Opener
    November 17, 2012
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. -- The Eastern Connecticut State University women’s basketball team got off to a 16-2 run in its season-opener against visiting Simmons College and eased to a 64-33 victory in the opener of the 33rd Annual Tip-Off Tournament Saturday evening at Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium.
  • 2012-2013 Basketball Season Preview
    November 08, 2012
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Simmons basketball will open their 2012-2013 season on Saturday, November 10th in a scrimmage versus the Newbury College Nighthawks at 1:00 p.m. at the newly constructed Hascom Fitness Center on Hascom Air Force Base. The Sharks, who went 4-20 and 1-12 in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, will look to their five returners to set the tone for their 2012-2013 campaign.