2016-17 Simmons Basketball News

  • Basketball Falls in GNAC Quarterfinals at Emmanuel, 91-64
    February 21, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Simmons College women's basketball team was unable to match its first half effort and fell to host Emmanuel College, 91-64, this evening in the Quarterfinals of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship Tournament on Andy Yosinoff Court at the Yawkey Center in Boston, Mass. The Sharks finish their season with an 8-16 record, while the Saints advance to the Semifinals to host Norwich University on February 23. Norwich defeated Suffolk University, 67-53.
  • Basketball Falls at Saint Joseph's (ME), 80-48, in Regular Season Finale
    February 18, 2017
    STANDISH, Maine - The Simmons College women's basketball team was unable to recover from a big second quarter from its opponent in an 80-48 defeat to host Saint Joseph's College (Maine) this afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest in Standish, Maine. The Sharks finish the regular season with an 8-15 overall record, including 6-10 in league play, while the Monks have won six of their last seven to finish the regular slate at 21-4 and 15-1 in GNAC action.
  • Brasa Scores 20 to Match Career High and Lead Basketball over St. Joseph, 66-53
    February 17, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior forward Liz Brasa (East Hartford, Conn.) matched her career high with 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Simmons College women’s basketball team over visiting University of Saint Joseph (Conn.), 66-53, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference game this evening at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks improve to 8-14 overall for their highest win total since they finished 9-14 in 2010-11 and improve their conference mark to 6-9. The Blue Jays fall to 9-15 and 3-12.
  • Corsinetti Scores Career-Best 21 to Lead Basketball over Clark, 69-50
    February 16, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. – Sophomore guard Francesca Corsinetti (Johnston, R.I.) scored a career-high 21 points to lead the Simmons College women’s basketball team over visiting Clark University, 69-50, this evening at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks improve to 7-14 on the season, while the Cougars fall to 13-12 in their regular-season finale.
  • Basketball Falls Short in Overtime to Rivier, 72-65
    February 14, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior forward Ashley McAdams (Freeport, N.Y.) netted a career-high 18 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 72-65 overtime loss to visiting Rivier University in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action this evening at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 6-14 overall and 5-9 in league play, while the Raiders have won five of their last six to improve to 10-13 and 7-8.
  • Basketball Falls on Senior Day to Suffolk, 57-44
    February 11, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Simmons College women's basketball team's second half comeback fell short as it fell to visiting Suffolk University, 57-44, this afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 6-13 overall and 5-8 in league play, while the Rams have won four of their last five and improve to 17-7 overall, including 12-3 in league play, which marks a school-record for conference wins.
  • Brasa Nets Season-High 19 in 81-46 Loss at Albertus Magnus
    February 04, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Senior forward Liz Brasa (East Hartford, Conn.) netted a season-high 19 points to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 81-46 loss to host Albertus Magnus College this afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference game at The Nest in New Haven Conn. The Sharks fall to 6-12 overall and 5-7 in league play, while the Falcons improve to 12-9 and 7-5.
  • Basketball Unable to Overcome Early Deficit in 74-57 Loss at Rivier
    February 02, 2017
    NASHUA, N.H. - The Simmons College women's basketball team was unable to overcome an early first quarter deficit and fell to host Rivier University, 74-57, this evening in a Northeast Athletic Conference contest at Muldoon Gymnasium in Nashua, N.H. The Sharks fall to 6-11 overall and 5-6 in league play, while the Raiders, who have won four of their last five, improve to 7-12 and 4-7.
  • Brasa and McAdams combine for 32 points to lead Basketball over Wheelock, 63-58
    January 31, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior forwards Liz Brasa (East Hartford, Conn.) and Ashley McAdams (Freeport, N.Y.) combined for 32 points, with 18 and 14 respectively to propel the Simmons College women's basketball team to a 63-58 victory over host Wheelock College in non-conference action at The Winsor School Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks improve to 6-10 on the season while the Wildcats drop to 9-9 overall.
  • McAdams Leads Basketball in 75-61 Loss to Emmanuel
    January 28, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. – Despite holding the scoring advantage in the second half, the Simmons College women's basketball team was defeated by visiting Emmanuel College, 75-61, this afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 5-10 overall and 5-5 in GNAC play, while the Saints have won eight of their last nine and improve to 14-6 and 10-1.
  • Basketball's Comeback Falls Short in 60-53 Loss at Norwich
    January 26, 2017
    NORTHFIELD, Vt. - The Simmons College women's basketball team outscored host Norwich University in three quarters, but was unable to overcome a 14-point deficit following the first period in a 60-53 loss in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest this evening at Andrews Hall in Northfield, Vt. The Sharks fall to 5-9 overall and 5-4 in league play, while the Cadets improve to 11-7 and 6-4.
  • Basketball Falls to St. Joseph's (ME), 65-57; Silva Breaks Blocks Mark
    January 21, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. - Senior forwards Liz Brasa (East Hartford, Conn.) and Ashley McAdams (Freeport, N.Y.) each posted double-doubles and junior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) broke the Simmons College women's basketball career record for blocks in a 65-57 loss to visiting Saint Joseph's College (Maine) this afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at Moore Gynmasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 5-8 overall and 5-3 in league play, while the Monks win their eighth straight game to improve to 15-2 and a perfect 9-0.
  • Basketball Earns 52-38 Road Win at Lasell
    January 19, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. - Senior forward Liz Brasa (East Hartford, Conn.) scored 10 points in the fourth quarter to help the Simmons College women's basketball team pull away for a 52-38 victory over host Lasell College in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest this evening in Newton, Mass. The Sharks improve to 5-7 overall, including 5-2 in league play, while the Lasers fall to 5-10 and 2-6.
  • Basketball Defeated at Johnson & Wales, 60-49
    January 16, 2017
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Junior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) rejected a career-high seven shots and added 11 points for the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 60-49 loss at host Johnson & Wales University this afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at the Wildcat Center in Providence, R.I. The Sharks fall to 4-7 overall and 4-2 in league play, while the Wildcats improve to 8-6 and 3-2.
  • Basketball Drops First GNAC Game in 60-54 Loss to Norwich
    January 14, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Simmons College women's basketball team's three-game win streak came to an end this afternoon with a 60-54 loss to visiting Norwich University in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 4-6 overall and suffer their first defeat in league play to dip to 4-1, while the Cadets improve to 8-5 and 4-2.
  • Corsinetti Nets Career-High 19 to Lead Basketball over Anna Maria, 77-53
    January 12, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. – Sophomore guard Francesca Corsinetti (Johnston, R.I.) netted a career-high 19 points to lead the Simmons College women’s basketball team to a 77-53 victory this evening over Anna Maria College in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks win their third straight game and improve to 4-5 overall and a perfect 4-0 in league play, while the AMCATS fall to 2-10 and 0-5.
  • Silva Named GNAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
    January 09, 2017
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons College’s Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of January 2-8, it was announced today by the league.
  • Silva Leads Basketball in 78-44 Rout of Mount Ida
    January 07, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. – Junior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) led all scorers with 19 points, matching a career-high, to propel the Simmons College women’s basketball team past Mount Ida College, 78-44, on a snowy afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference play at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks improve to 3-5 overall and a perfect 3-0 in league play, while the Mustangs drop to 3-7 and 0-2 in conference action.
  • Brasa, McAdams Lead Hoops over Lasell, 54-51
    January 05, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior forward Liz Brasa (East Hartford, Conn.) posted a double-double of 14 points and 13 rebounds and classmate Ashley McAdams (Freeport, N.Y.) netted a game-high 15 points to lead the Simmons College women’s basketball team to a 54-51 victory this evening over visiting Lasell College in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference game at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks improve to 2-5 overall and a perfect 2-0 in league play, while the Lasers fall to 3-6, 0-2.
  • Zoldy Leads Basketball in 65-50 Loss to MIT
    December 10, 2016
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior guard Jamie Zoldy (Watertown, Conn.) scored a season-high14 points to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 65-50 loss to visiting Massachusetts Institute of Technology this afternoon at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 1-5 on the season, while the Engineers win their fourth straight and improve to 7-1.
  • Basketball Falls to Massachusetts College, 55-47
    December 08, 2016
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Simmons College women's basketball team fell to visiting Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, 55-47, this evening at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 1-4 on the season, while the Trailblazers improve to 4-3.
  • Corsinetti Leads Basketball over Anna Maria, 60-53, in GNAC Opener
    December 01, 2016
    PAXTON, Mass. - Sophomore guard Francesca Corsinetti (Johnston, R.I.) came off the bench to match her career high with four three-pointers and netted 12 points to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team to a 60-53 victory over host Anna Maria College this evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest to open the league slate in Paxton, Mass. The Sharks improve to 1-3 overall and 1-0 in GNAC play, while the AMCATS fall to 2-3 and 0-1.
  • Basketball Falls to Wellesley, 56-44, in Home Opener
    November 22, 2016
    BOSTON, Mass. – First year guard Caitlin Aguirre (El Paso, Texas) scored a career-high 19 points to lead the Wellesley College women’s basketball team over host Simmons College, 56-44, this evening at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Blue improve to a perfect 3-0 for their best start since winning their first five games to begin the 2000-01 campaign, while the Sharks fall to 0-3.
  • Basketball Falls to Suffolk, 80-50, in Emerson Tip-Off Consolation Game
    November 20, 2016
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Simmons College women's basketball team was defeated by Suffolk University, 80-50, this afternoon in the Consolation Game of the Emerson College Tip-Off Tournament at Bobbi Brown & Steven Plofker Gym in Boston, Mass. the Sharks fall to 0-2 on the season, while the Rams improve to 2-1.
  • Hixon Leads Basketball in 77-67 Loss at Emerson
    November 19, 2016
    BOSTON, Mass. - Senior Kimberlee Hixon (Taunton, Mass.) netted 19 points to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 77-67 loss to host Emerson College in the opening round of the Emerson College Tip-Off Tournament at Bobbi Brown & Steven Plofker Gym in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 0-1 in their season opener, while hte Lions improve to 1-1.
  • Williams Named Head Women's Basketball Coach
    July 01, 2016
    BOSTON, Mass. – Michael Williams (Bronx, N.Y.) has been named the Simmons College Head Women’s Basketball Coach, it was announced today by Director of Athletics, Ali Kantor.