Category: wbball

Women’s Basketball Falls to VCU

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Despite pulling within six midway through the third quarter, Mason fell apart down the stretch, falling 82-63 to one of the conference’s top teams.   Here are three takeaways from the game:  Nicole Cardaño-Hillary can hold…

Sports Over Break

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Women’s Basketball Over winter break women’s basketball went 3-6, including a 1-4 start to conference play. However, the Patriots did have to face Dayton, Davidson and Fordham, three of the top five teams in the…

Poor Shooting Slows Down Patriots

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason fell to 1-4 in conference play after a 66-54 loss to Fordham.  Head coach Nyla Milleson opened up the press conference by saying, “Fordham’s a very physical, very disciplined basketball team. We knew that…

Women’s Basketball Falls to 4-5 in Wednesday Matinee

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball fell to 4-5 after a 64-51 loss to Bucknell early Wednesday afternoon.  Here are three takeaways from the game: Points in the paint were lacking The Patriots had just 10 points in the paint…

Women’s Basketball Improves to 3-1 on the Season

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason improves to 3-1 after a 73-55 win over American. The Patriots were able to hold the Eagles to just 46 shot attempts.  Here are three takeaways from the game:  Nicole Cardaño-Hillary stepped up in…

Women’s Basketball falls short against Virginia Tech

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball fell 77-58 to Virginia Tech Sunday afternoon.  “Obviously we’re disappointed with the outcome. But certainly [there are] a lot of great things to build from today,” said head coach Nyla Milleson to open…