2017-18 Simmons Basketball News

  • Basketball Falls Short at Albertus Magnus, 69-68
    February 17, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds but it wasn't enough as the Simmons College women's basketball team fell just short in a 69-68 loss to host Albertus Magnus College in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest this afternoon at AMC Athletic Center in New Haven, Conn. The Sharks finish the season with a 3-19 record, including 3-13 in league play, while the Falcons improve to 17-7 and 11-5.
  • Silva Nets 21 and Becomes Basketball's Career Steals Leader in 70-57 Win over St. Joseph (Conn.)
    February 13, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) posted a monster double-double of 21 points and 16 rebounds and became the school’s career steals leader in the final home game of her career to lead the Simmons College women’s basketball team over visiting University of Saint Joseph (Conn.), 70-57, this evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks improve to 3-18 overall and 3-12 in league play, while the Blue Jays fall to 8-15 and 3-12. 
  • Basketball Falls at MIT, 72-35
    February 10, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Simmons College women's basketball team was defeated at host Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 72-35, this afternoon at Rockwell Cage in Cambridge, Mass. The Sharks fall to 2-18 on the season, while the Engineers improve to 14-8.
  • Koffinke Nets Career-High 16 for Basketball in 68-55 Loss to Regis (Mass.)
    February 06, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- First year guard Carli Koffinke (Franklin, Mass.) netted a career-high 16 points for the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 68-55 loss to visiting Regis (Mass.) this evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 2-17 overall and 2-12 in league play, while the Pride have won six of their last seven to improve to 14-8 and 11-2.
  • Silva Leads Basketball in 73-54 Loss at Emmanuel (Mass.)
    February 03, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) recorded her 10th double-double of the year with 15 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 73-54 loss to host Emmanuel College (Mass.) this afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at Andy Yosinoff Court in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 2-16 overall and 2-11 in league play, while the Saints win their 11th straight game to improve to 17-6 and 11-1.
  • Basketball Comes up Short vs. Albertus Magnus, 59-56
    February 01, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- The Simmons College women's basketball team's late push wasn't enough as visiting Albertus Magnus College held on for a 59-56 win in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action this evening at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 2-15 overall and 2-10 in league play, while the Falcons improve to 13-6 and 7-4.
  • Rodriguez Nets Career-High 22 to Lead Basketball over Rivier, 71-63
    January 30, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Simmons College women’s basketball team saw four players score in double-digits, including first year guard Jalissa Rodriguez (Waterbury, Conn.), who scored a career-high 22 points to lead the team over visiting Rivier University, 71-63, this evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference game at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks snap a 10-game losing skid and improve to 2-14 overall and 2-9 in league play, while the Raiders fall to 0-15 and 0-11. 
  • Silva Leads Basketball with Seventh Double-Double in 63-44 Loss at Johnson & Wales
    January 27, 2018
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) netted 13 points and matched her career-high with 15 rebounds to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 63-44 loss to host Johnson & Wales University this afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference game at the Wildcat Center in Providence, R.I. The Sharks fall to 1-14 overall and 1-9 in conference play, while the Wildcats improve to 11-8 and 7-3.
  • Basketball Falls Short at Mount Ida, 48-46; Silva Posts Sixth Double-Double with 16 Points and 13 Rebounds
    January 25, 2018
    NEWTON, Mass. -- Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) recorded her fourth double-double in her last five games with 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 48-46 loss to host Mount Ida College this evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at the Mount Ida College Athletic Center in Newton, Mass. The Sharks fall to 1-13 overall and 1-8 in GNAC play, while the Mustangs win their third in a row to improve to 11-6 and 4-4.
  • Phillips Scores Game-High 18 to Lead Basketball in 61-45 Loss at Suffolk
    January 23, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Junior forward Molly Phillips (Cranston, R.I.) scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 61-45 loss to host Suffolk University this evening at Regan Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 1-12, 1-7 GNAC, while the Rams improve to 13-3 and 6-1.
  • Silva's Career-High 27 Not Enough to Hold off Lasell Basketball at Buzzer in 67-64 Loss
    January 20, 2018
    AUBURNDALE, Mass. -- Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) poured in a career-high 27 points, but a three-pointer as time expired gave the host Lasell College women's basketball team a 67-64 victory over Simmons College this afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference play at the Lasell Athletic Center in Auburndale, Mass. The Sharks fall to 1-11 overall and 1-6 in league action, while the Lasers improve to 3-10 and 1-5.
  • Silva Records Fourth Double-Double in 64-52 Loss to Johnson & Wales
    January 16, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) netted 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 64-52 loss to visiting Johnson & Wales University this evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference game at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 1-10 overall and 1-5 in league play, while the Wildcats improve to 9-6 and 5-1.
  • Rodriguez Leads Basketball in 74-58 Loss at Regis
    January 13, 2018
    WESTON, Mass. -- First year guard Jalissa Rodriguez (Waterbury, Conn.) netted a career-high 17 points to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 74-58 loss to host Regis (Mass.) this afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at Higgins Court in Weston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 1-9 overall and 1-4 in league play, while the Pride improve to 7-6 and a perfect 5-0 to extend their consecutive conference win streak to 118 in a row.
  • Basketball Falls to St. Joseph's (ME), 62-38
    January 11, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) netted double-digits for the seventh time this season to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 62-38 loss to visiting Saint Joseph's College (Maine) in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest this evening at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 1-8 overall, including 1-3 in GNAC play, while the Monks extend their win streak to 11 straight games and improve to 12-1 and a perfect 5-0.
  • Silva Posts Double-Double of 14 Points and 15 Rebounds to lead Basketball in 62-52 Loss to Norwich
    January 09, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. - Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) registered a double-double of 14 points and a career-high 15 rebounds to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 62-52 loss to visiting Norwich University this evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at Moore Gymnasium in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 1-7 overall, including 1-2 in league play, while the Cadets improve to 4-6 and 1-2.
  • Snow Postpones Basketball vs. Wheelock
    January 03, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- The Simmons College women's basketball game vs. visiting Wheelock College has been postponed due to expected heavy snowfall that was forecasted for the Boston area. The Thursday, January 4 game was to be played at 6:00 p.m. at Moore Gymnasium in the Holmes Sports Center. There is no make-up date at this time.
  • Basketball Falls to Emmanuel (Mass.), 85-59
    December 09, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. - Junior forward Molly Phillips (Cranston, R.I.) scored 14 points to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in an 85-59 loss to visiting Emmanuel College (Mass.) this afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at Moore Gymnasium. The Sharks fall to 1-5 overall and 1-1 in league play, while the Saints improve to 4-4 and 1-1.
  • Phillips Nets Career-High 23 in 54-50 Loss at Massachusetts College
    December 07, 2017
    NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Junior forward Molly Phillips (Cranston, R.I.) scored a career-high 23 points to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 54-50 loss to host Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts this evening at Amsler Campus Center in North Adams, Mass. The Sharks fall to 1-5 on the season, while the Trailblazers improve to 4-4.
  • Career-Efforts from Silva, Carroll Lead Basketball over Host Anna Maria, 70-52
    December 02, 2017
    PAXTON, Mass. – Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) (20) and junior guard Rebekah Carroll (Londonderry, N.H.) (12) each recorded career-highs in points to lead the Simmons College women’s basketball team to a 70-52 victory over host Anna Maria College in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action this afternoon at the Fuller Center in Paxton, Mass. The Sharks improve to 1-4 on the season and 1-0 in GNAC action while the AMCATS drop to 1-5 and 0-1.
  • Basketball Falls at Clark, 62-35
    November 29, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. - The Simmons College women's basketball team was defeated by host Clark University, 62-35, this evening at the Kneller Athletic Center in Worcester, Mass. The Sharks fall to 0-4 on the season, while the Cougars improve to 4-1.
  • Silva Leads Basketball in 66-47 Loss at Wellesley
    November 21, 2017
    WELLESLEY, Mass. - Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) netted a game-high 18 points to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 66-47 loss to host Wellesley College this evening at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse in Wellesley, Mass. The Sharks fall to 0-3 on the season, while the Blue improve to 2-1.
  • Basketball Falls in Vassar Tip-Off Tournament Consolation to Wellesley, 68-39
    November 18, 2017
    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Junior guard Francesca Corsinetti (Johnston, R.I.) netted 12 points to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 68-39 loss to Wellesley College in the consolation game of the Vassar Tip-Off Tournament at the Athletics and Fitness Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The Sharks fall to 0-2 on the season, while the Blue improve to 1-1.
  • Silva Leads Basketball in 68-42 Loss at Vassar in Season Opener
    November 17, 2017
    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Senior forward Presley Silva (Wilmington, Mass.) scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Simmons College women's basketball team in a 68-42 loss to host Vassar College this evening in the Vassar College Tip-Off Tournament at the Athletics and Fitness Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The Sharks fall to 0-1 on the season and will play in tomorrow's 2:00 p.m. consolation game against Wellesley College, which lost to Oneonta State, 58-55, in overtime. The Brewers improve to 2-0 and will play Oneonta State in the championship contest at 4:00 p.m.