Eastern Connecticut Warriors

All times Eastern
Overall: 8-17 - Conference: 4-10
11/19 vs. Johnson State W, 117-43 BX
11/20 vs. Montclair State W, 75-68 BX
11/22 vs. Emmanuel L, 57-53 BX
11/28 at Manhattanville L, 71-67 BX RC
12/3 vs. Southern Maine * • W, 75-57 BX RC
12/6 vs. Westfield State W, 67-42 BX
12/8 vs. Amherst L, 66-45 BX
12/10 vs. Rhode Island College * • L, 78-52 BX RC
1/2 at Connecticut College L, 57-47 BX
1/4 at New Paltz State L, 72-41 BX RC
1/7 at Plymouth State * • W, 73-58 BX
1/10 at Mass-Dartmouth * • L, 79-61 BX
1/12 vs. Maine-Presque Isle W, 63-45 BX
1/14 vs. Mass-Boston * • L, 68-55 BX
1/17 vs. Western Connecticut * • L, 61-57 BX
1/19 vs. Williams L, 63-47 BX RC
1/21 at Southern Maine * • L, 94-52 BX RC
1/24 vs. Keene State * • L, 58-38 BX
1/28 at Rhode Island College * • L, 83-52 BX RC
1/31 at Bowdoin L, 65-45 BX
2/4 vs. Plymouth State * • L, 55-53 BX
2/7 at Western Connecticut * • L, 66-53 BX
2/11 vs. Mass-Dartmouth * • W, 66-54 BX
2/14 at Keene State * • W, 61-56 BX
2/18 at Mass-Boston * • L, 75-53 BX

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 8-17 - Conference: 4-10
12/3 vs. Southern Maine * • W, 75-57 BX RC
12/10 vs. Rhode Island College * • L, 78-52 BX RC
1/7 at Plymouth State * • W, 73-58 BX
1/10 at Mass-Dartmouth * • L, 79-61 BX
1/14 vs. Mass-Boston * • L, 68-55 BX
1/17 vs. Western Connecticut * • L, 61-57 BX
1/21 at Southern Maine * • L, 94-52 BX RC
1/24 vs. Keene State * • L, 58-38 BX
1/28 at Rhode Island College * • L, 83-52 BX RC
2/4 vs. Plymouth State * • L, 55-53 BX
2/7 at Western Connecticut * • L, 66-53 BX
2/11 vs. Mass-Dartmouth * • W, 66-54 BX
2/14 at Keene State * • W, 61-56 BX
2/18 at Mass-Boston * • L, 75-53 BX

(* Conference; • Region)

2011-12

Rhode Island College 13-1 25-4
Southern Maine 11-3 21-7
Keene State 9-5 19-10
Western Connecticut 8-6 17-10
Mass-Dartmouth 6-8 15-11
Eastern Connecticut 4-10 8-17
Mass-Boston 4-10 8-18
Plymouth State 1-13 5-19

Past Records

2013-14 (18-9, 9-5 LEC)
2012-13 (10-16, 8-6 LEC)
2011-12 (8-17, 4-10 LEC)
2010-11 (21-9, 11-3 LEC)
2009-10 (17-9, 10-4 LEC)
2008-09 (25-4, 13-1 LEC)
2007-08 (24-5, 11-3 LEC)
2006-07 (16-11, 7-7 LEC)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Denise Bierly
Conference: LEC

Eastern Connecticut

Warriors

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 3969
Location: Willimantic, CT
Colors: Light Navy, Burgundy
Region: Northeast
Arena: Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium (3000)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

July 23, 2014
Sage picks Coleman as new coach
Sage picked an all-time great Division III women's player as its next coach, replacing Jackie Craft.
January 28, 2014
Warriors press on at Eastern Conn.
Two years removed from a disastrous season, and a few weeks after two guards tore their ACLs on...
February 19, 2013
Lack of Depth Proves Fatal to Eastern Women's Basketball
Rhode Island outscores Warriors' bench 30-0 in LEC first-round game
February 16, 2013
UMass Boston Turns Tables on Eastern Women's Basketball
Beacons bounce back from 17-point loss to Warriors earlier this season in 59-47 triumph
February 14, 2013
Eastern Women's Basketball Rallies Past Keene
Down by nine at halftime, Warriors shoot 50 percent over final 20 minutes
February 11, 2013
Eastern Women's Basketball Tripped, 66-50
Warriors lose after four straight LEC victories
February 5, 2013
Eastern Freshmen Sink Western, 70-55
Leonard and Ritrosky combine for 45 points adn 19 rebounds
February 2, 2013
EASTERN W-BASKETBALL WINS THIRD STRAIGHT LEC CONTEST
Eastern holds Plymouth State scoreless from floor for 11 minutes in first half in 56-33 victory
January 29, 2013
BOWDOIN STREAKS PAST EASTERN W-BASKETBALL, 61-50
Two lengthy scoring slumps costly as Warriors drop non-conference home contest
January 26, 2013
EASTERN W-BASKETBALL AVENGES 15-POINT LOSS TO RIC
Warriors emerge with win in tight game to gain share of third place in Little East, 55-53
January 22, 2013
EASTERN W-BASKETBALL APPLIES CLAMPS TO KEENE STATE
Warriors limit Owls to least points in this 36-game series in 56-38 Little East victory
January 22, 2013
EASTERN W-BASKETBALL APPLIES CLAMPS TO KEENE STATE
Warriors limit Owls to least points in this 36-game series in 56-38 Little East victory
January 19, 2013
Southern Maine Stays Unbeaten with Victory
Huskies shut down Warriors in first half in 69-55 LEC victory
January 15, 2013
FRESHMEN SHINE FOR EASTERN W-BASKETBALL IN LEC SETBACK
Ritrosky and Leonard combine for 30 points and 20 rebounds in 60-48 loss to Western Conn.
January 12, 2013
EASTERN W-BASKETBALL ROLLS PAST UMASS BOSTON, 70-53
Warriors go on 16-2 run early in second half to record third straight Little East victory
January 8, 2013
Eastern Wipes out 11-Point Halftime Deficit in LEC win
Warriors end UMass Dartmouth's seven-game win streak
January 5, 2013
McCourt Overpowers Plymouth for Eastern, 66-44
Forward has 15th career double-double
January 2, 2013
SWARTHMORE RUNS AWAY WITH W-BASKETBALL WIN
Garnet open quickly and ease to 63-46 decision over Eastern Connecticut
January 1, 2013
EASTERN W-BASKETBALL CAN’T COMPLETE RALLY IN LOSS
Warriors bounce back from 17 points down in 56-53 loss to Bridgewater
December 8, 2012
POOR SHOOTING COSTS EASTERN W-BASKETBALL VICTORY
Eastern erases early 12-0 deficit but shoots only 21 percent from floor in LEC loss

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