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NU star point guard suffers injury in 79-61 win over Towson
Third-year guard Jess Genco shoots a jumpshot. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

NU star point guard suffers injury in 79-61 win over Towson

Jess Genco, the team’s leader in scoring and minutes, went down in the third quarter with a right ankle injury.

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Women’s basketball splits CAA games, continues to build confidence
Third-year forward Gabby Giacone drives to the basket against Drexel in a Jan. 19 game in Cabot Center. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

Women’s basketball splits CAA games, continues to build confidence

The Northeastern women’s basketball team has greatly improved their game under head coach Kelly Cole, since she took her position in 2014. The Huskies now have a greater confidence in themselves that moves them to them next level, evident in their split set of games this past weekend.

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Women’s basketball blows out William & Mary
Third-year guard Jess Genco scored 11 points against William & Mary Sunday. / Photo by Alex Melagrano.

Women’s basketball blows out William & Mary

The Huskies cruised to a 64-46 victory over the Tribe Sunday afternoon, leading for all but 14 seconds of the game and improving to 4-3 in conference play and 9-9 overall.

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Facing injuries, women’s basketball gives strong effort in recent losses
Third-year Gabby Giacone preparing to shoot a free throw. Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Facing injuries, women’s basketball gives strong effort in recent losses

After losing 79-69 to Harvard University, Northeastern University women’s basketball head coach Kelly Cole praised her team’s grit, as they responded well to a 20-point deficit in the third quarter.

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J.J. Barea, Claudia Ortiz lead the charge in Puerto Rico relief effort
J.J. Barea speaks at press conference Tuesday night. Photo by Alex Melagrano

J.J. Barea, Claudia Ortiz lead the charge in Puerto Rico relief effort

Barea is busy, but something more important than basketball required his attention Tuesday night. He spent the evening at the NU men’s basketball game against Bucknell at Matthews Arena, where his former team staged a fundraiser — which raised almost $4,000 — benefitting his native Puerto Rico, a place desperately in need of assistance after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in September.

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Women’s hoops honors seniors Sally, Schnare

Women’s hoops honors seniors Sally, Schnare

The win over Hofstra gave Northeastern a final record of 12-18, including 8-10 within the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA).

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Women’s basketball puts a stop to their recent skid

Women’s basketball puts a stop to their recent skid

After five consecutive losses, Northeastern is back in the win column and right where they want to be for the Colonial Athletic Association.

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Women’s hoops drops two at home

Women’s hoops drops two at home

“I think we were still sleeping,” Cole said. “We were taking a nap. They came out ready to play and we didn’t.”

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Women’s basketball drops two CAA contests

Women’s basketball drops two CAA contests

A frustrating conference season pressed on last week for the Northeastern women’s basketball team.

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Unpredictable women’s hoops split two-game set

Unpredictable women’s hoops split two-game set

Among the key performers in the victory were junior guard Claudia Ortiz and junior forward Lauren Lassiter.

by × January 25, 2017 × 2 comments