March 13, 2014 Lady Royals Ready For Sweet 16 Showdown With Montclair State In two of the past three seasons, The University of Scranton women’s basketball team’s season began with a loss to Montclair State. On Friday night, the Lady Royals will have a chance to beat the Red Hawks when it matters most – in the NCAA Tournament. Women's Basketball
March 10, 2014 Roman Named Athlete of the Week Freshman Alexix Roman’s (Hawley, Pa./Wallenpaupack) dominating performance in the NCAA Division III women’s basketball championships this past weekend has earned her The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week award for the period ending Sunday, March 9. Women's Basketball
March 10, 2014 Lady Royals To Face Montclair State On Friday At 5 P.M. At FDU-Florham The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will make its 17th appearance in the NCAA Division III Sweet 16 when it takes on Montclair State on Friday, March 14, at 5 p.m. at FDU-Florham in Madison, N.J. Women's Basketball
March 8, 2014 Big Second-Half Comeback, Thrilling Finish Put Lady Royals In Sweet 16 Head coach Mike Strong called it one of the best wins he’s had in the Long Center in his 34 years as the head coach of The University of Scranton women’s basketball team. Anyone in attendance would have a hard time arguing. Women's Basketball
March 7, 2014 Fast Start, Size Advantage Propel Lady Royals Past Bridgewater State, 88-63, In NCAA First Round The University of Scranton women’s basketball team built a double-digit lead in less than four minutes and road a significant size advantage to an 88-63 victory over Bridgewater State in an NCAA Division III Tournament first-round game on Friday evening in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
March 5, 2014 Mesaris, Fluehr, Payonk Earn All-Landmark Conference Honors On the heels of a Landmark Conference title with an NCAA Tournament first-round game looming in two days, three members of The University of Scranton women’s basketball team earned Landmark Conference honors on Wednesday. Women's Basketball
March 4, 2014 Game Times Set For NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Games The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will begin its NCAA Division III Tournament journey when the Lady Royals host Bridgewater State in a first-round game on Friday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
March 3, 2014 Lady Royals To Host First- And Second-Round NCAA Tournament Games The University of Scranton women’s basketball team received good news on Monday afternoon when the NCAA announced that the Lady Royals will host first- and second-round NCAA Division III Tournament games in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
March 1, 2014 Mesaris's MVP Performance Leads Lady Royals To Landmark Title The University of Scranton women’s basketball team had won 23 times games coming into Saturday on the strength of its inside game. With the Landmark Conference championship on the line, there was no reason to change that formula. Women's Basketball
February 28, 2014 Lady Royals Set To Host Moravian In Saturday's Landmark Conference Championship After two regular season games that could not have been any closer, The University of Scranton and Moravian College women’s basketball teams will meet a third time on Saturday, this time with the Landmark Conference championship on the line. Women's Basketball
February 26, 2014 Lady Royals Advance To Landmark Championship With 74-53 Win Over Juniata A late first-half surge and a strong second-half performance from freshman forward Alexix Roman (Hawley, Pa./Wallenpaupack) were all The University of Scranton women’s basketball team needed in a 74-53 win over Juniata in a Landmark Conference semifinal on Wednesday night in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 25, 2014 Lady Royals To Host Juniata In Wednesday's Landmark Conference semifinal A 22-3 record, a first-place finish in the regular season and just one loss since the end of November all look good on a basketball team’s resumé. But for The University of Scranton women’s team, the only thing that matters now is winning the next game. Women's Basketball
February 24, 2014 Pierce, Cunningham Share Athlete of the Week Honors After Highlighting Senior Day Wins Seniors Jason Pierce (Scranton, Pa./Conestoga/Lackawanna College) and Katie Cunningham (Garden City, N.Y./Kellenberg Memorial) of The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball teams had standout Senior Days that they won’t soon forget.
February 22, 2014 Lady Royals Wrap Up Regular Season By Routing Goucher On Senior Day The University of Scranton women’s basketball team tuned up for the upcoming Landmark Conference playoffs by rolling to a 92-48 victory over Goucher on Saturday afternoon on Senior Day in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 21, 2014 Lady Royals To Honor Seniors, Present Davis Award On Saturday Thanks to a strong season, Saturday won’t be the final home game for The University of Scranton women’s basketball seniors. But it will be their day to take the spotlight, as the Lady Royals hold Senior Day when they host Goucher at 4 p.m. in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 20, 2014 Game Times Set For Royals', Lady Royals' Landmark Semifinals While their opponents are up in the air, The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball teams know what time they’ll play their Landmark Conference semifinal games on Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Long Center.
February 19, 2014 Lady Royals Clinch Top Seed With 70-69 Victory At Moravian BETHLEHEM, Pa. – It was another tense ending that came down to a single point, but this time The University of Scranton women’s basketball team came out on top to secure the coveted top seed in the Landmark Conference playoffs. Women's Basketball
February 15, 2014 Late Run, Defense Lift Lady Royals Into First Place With 77-66 Win At Catholic WASHINGTON, D.C. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team made a handful of key plays down the stretch to take control of a see-saw battle for first place en route to a 77-66 victory over Catholic in the DuFour Center on Saturday night. Women's Basketball
February 12, 2014 Lady Royals Roll To 30-Point Victory At Drew MADISON, N.J. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team pulled away midway through the first half and cruised to a 77-47 victory at Drew University in a Landmark Conference game on Wednesday night in Baldwin Gymnasium. Women's Basketball
February 12, 2014 Royals, Lady Royals Ranked Second In Regional Rankings The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball teams are both ranked second in the initial Mid-Atlantic Region rankings, released by the NCAA on Wednesday afternoon.
February 10, 2014 Roman's Career Night Leads Lady Royals Past Marywood, 72-58 Freshman forward Alexix Roman (Hawley, Pa./Wallenpaupack) continued her tremendous play off the bench to spark The University of Scranton women’s basketball team past cross-town rival Marywood on Monday night in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 8, 2014 Lady Royals Clinch Playoff Berth With 69-40 Victory Over Susquehanna The University of Scranton women’s basketball team used a big first half to roll past Susquehanna University, 69-40, to clinch a Landmark Conference playoff berth on Saturday afternoon in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 7, 2014 Lady Royals To Host Susquehanna On Pink Day The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will wear pink shirts during pregame and collect donations at the door as part of their ongoing campaign to battle cancer when they host Susquehanna University on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 4 p.m. in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 7, 2014 Women's Basketball Game vs. Marywood Rescheduled For Monday, Feb. 10 The weather got the best of a local women’s basketball rivalry earlier this week. So the The University of Scranton and Marywood University will try again, this time on Monday, Feb. 10. Women's Basketball
February 5, 2014 Lady Royals' Game Against Marywood Postponed A winter storm that dumped nearly a foot of snow in parts of Northeastern Pennsylvania has taken its toll on a local women’s basketball rivalry. Women's Basketball
February 4, 2014 Lady Royals To Host Crosstown Rival Marywood on Wednesday The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will take a break from the grind of Landmark Conference play this week, but it won’t be a relaxing break. Cross-town rival Marywood University will come to the Long Center on Wednesday with an eye on ending a nearly 39-year-old streak. Women's Basketball
February 1, 2014 Mesaris Reaches 1,000 Career Points As Lady Royals Rout Juniata, 76-52 HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Junior forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) scored the 1,000th point of her career and seven players scored eight or more points as The University of Scranton women’s basketball team rolled to a 76-52 victory at Juniata on Saturday at the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center. Women's Basketball
January 30, 2014 Mesaris Named To CoSIDA District IV All-Academic Team Junior forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) has been a standout on the basketball court and in the classroom for The University of Scranton women’s basketball team. Women's Basketball
January 29, 2014 Lady Royals' Streak Ends In 66-65 Loss To Moravian The University of Scranton women’s basketball team saw its 13-game winning streak come to an end Wednesday night as Moravian College made two free throws in the final second to stun the Lady Royals, 66-65, in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
January 29, 2014 Lady Royals Look To Keep Rolling As Moravian Comes To Long Center If momentum plays a role in a basketball team’s season, there are few teams who enter a game riding as high as The University of Scranton women’s basketball team does right now. Women's Basketball
January 28, 2014 Lady Royals Tied For 24th In WBCA Poll, 25th In D3hoops.com Poll; Team Also Ranked Among Division III Leaders In Numerous Statistics Thirteen straight victories are bound to produce some impressive statistical numbers. For The University of Scranton women’s basketball team, those numbers are among the best in the nation. Women's Basketball
January 27, 2014 Fluehr Named Athlete of the Week After Breaking Nearly 33-Year-Old Record Junior guard Lindsay Fluehr (Bensalem, Pa./Nazareth Academy) played arguably the best game of her career in the biggest game of the season so far. Women's Basketball
January 25, 2014 Fluehr’s School-Record 17 Assists Propel Lady Royals Past Catholic, 83-73 Junior guard Lindsay Fluehr (Bensalem, Pa./Nazareth Academy) had the type of day point guards dream about on Saturday. And she did it all without scoring a single point. Women's Basketball
January 24, 2014 Royals, Lady Royals To Host Catholic On Saturday On Wall Of Fame Day The University of Scranton will induct seven new members into its athletics Wall of Fame on Saturday afternoon in the Long Center. Before and after the annual ceremony, Scranton will host one of its top rivals in a pair of key Landmark Conference basketball games.
January 22, 2014 Lady Royals Use Size To Dominate Drew, 90-70, For 12th Straight Victory The University of Scranton women’s basketball team has won in a variety of ways during its current winning streak. On Wednesday night against Drew University, the Lady Royals turned to their inside advantage to extend the streak to 12 straight victories. Women's Basketball
January 21, 2014 Lady Royals To Begin Key Three-Game Homestand Against Drew On Wednesday The University of Scranton women’s basketball team has been used to packing its bags this season, playing 13 of its first 15 games on the road. Now, the Lady Royals will settle into the Long Center for the next 10 days for a key stretch of Landmark Conference games. Women's Basketball
January 20, 2014 Lady Royals' Sherry Named Athlete Of The Week After Career Night On Saturday Senior forward Katie Sherry (Havertown, Pa./Merion Mercy Academy) has provided The University of Scranton women’s basketball team with an unexpected boost off the bench this season. Women's Basketball
January 18, 2014 Mesaris, Sherry Power Lady Royals Past Goucher, 65-47, For Team's 11th Straight Victory TOWSON, Md. – Facing the tallest player in the league, junior forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) and senior forward Katie Sherry (Havertown, Pa./Merion Mercy Academy) proved that quickness and agility cannot be overlooked. Women's Basketball
January 15, 2014 Lady Royals Cruise To 81-39 Victory At Merchant Marine Academy KINGS POINT, N.Y. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team continued its dominant play of late, rolling to its 10th straight win by defeating Merchant Marine Academy, 81-39, in O’Hara Hall on Wednesday night. Women's Basketball
January 11, 2014 Strong Gets Career Win No. 800 As Lady Royals Defeat Juniata, 75-57 In a career full of sometimes thrilling, often entertaining and occasionally record-breaking victories, the 800th of Mike Strong’s storied career was one of the more anticlimactic ones. Women's Basketball
January 10, 2014 Strong Goes For Career Win No. 800 As Lady Royals, Royals Host Juniata On Saturday Veteran University of Scranton women’s basketball coach Mike Strong entered the season needing 12 victories to reach 800 for his career. When asked during the preseason about reaching the milestone, he replied in typical self-deprecating fashion.
January 9, 2014 Boken, Mesaris Earn D3hoops.com Team Of The Week Honors Last week was quite the stretch for two of The University of Scranton’s basketball players. So impressive, in fact, that both have been named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week.
January 8, 2014 Strong Now One Win Away From 800 As Lady Royals Top Wilkes, 65-46, For Eighth Straight Victory WILKES-BARRE, Pa—It’s one down and one to go for veteran University of Scranton women’s basketball coach Mike Strong’s quest to reach another impressive milestone. Women's Basketball
January 6, 2014 Mesaris, Klingman Share Athlete of the Week Honors Juniors Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) and Justin Klingman (Clarks Summit, Pa./Abington Heights) had impressive weeks on the basketball court, helping their teams go undefeated and win titles in the process. As a result, the pair has been named co-Athletes of the Week at The University of Scranton.
January 5, 2014 Lady Royals Capture Hat City Classic Behind MVP Effort From Mesaris; Strong Now Two Wins Away From 800 DANBURY, Conn.—Junior forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) and freshman forward Sarah Payonk (Schwenksville, Pa./Spring-Ford) put on a dominating performance Sunday afternoon in leading The University of Scranton women’s basketball team to a 72-51 victory over Saint Joseph’s (Maine) in the championship game of the Hat City Classic at Western Connecticut State University. Women's Basketball
January 4, 2014 Lady Royals Roll Past William Paterson, 81-60, In Opening Round Of Hat City Classic DANBURY, Conn. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team shook off any holiday rust by throttling William Paterson, 81-60, in the opening round of the Hat City Classic on Saturday night at Western Connecticut State. Women's Basketball
January 2, 2014 Lady Royals Set To Return To Action Saturday At Hat City Classic The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will play its first game in 14 days when it faces William Paterson in the opening round of the Hat City Classic at Western Connecticut State in Danbury, Conn., on Saturday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m. Women's Basketball
December 21, 2013 Fluehr Sparks Lady Royals To Fifth Straight Win DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The holidays just got a little bit brighter for The University of Scranton women’s basketball team Saturday afternoon. Women's Basketball
December 20, 2013 Mesaris, DiSciascio Lead Lady Royals To Overtime Victory Over Guilford DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Juniors Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) and Lia DiSciascio (Broomall, Pa./Cardinal O’Hara) scored four points each in overtime as The University of Scranton women’s basketball team edged Guilford, 67-61, on Friday afternoon in the Daytona Beach Shootout in the Ocean Center. Women's Basketball
December 16, 2013 DiSciascio, Danzig Earn Landmark Conference Player of the Week Honors Junior guards Lia DiSciascio (Broomall, Pa./Cardinal O’Hara) and Ross Danzig (Clarks Green, Pa./Abington Heights/Blair Academy, N.J.) stepped up for their teams over the weekend and were recognized for their efforts. Women's Basketball
December 16, 2013 Payonk Named Athlete of the Week Freshman forward Sarah Payonk (Schwenksville, Pa./Spring-Ford) continued her strong play at the start of her career, helping The University of Scranton women’s basketball team post a pair of victories over the weekend. As a result, she has been named The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week. Women's Basketball
December 15, 2013 Lady Royals Pick Up Win No. 900 Behind Career-High 18 Points From DiSciascio UNION, NJ—Junior guard Lia DiSciascio (Broomall, Pa./Cardinal O’Hara) came through with a milestone performance to help The University of Scranton women’s basketball team pick up a milestone win Sunday afternoon Women's Basketball
December 14, 2013 Sweeney, Bench Lead Lady Royals Past Mariners, 77-44, Saturday in Landmark Conference Action SCRANTON, Pa.—Senior guard Alison Sweeney (Wall, NJ/St. Rose) scored 15 points and juniors Lia DiSciascio (Broomall, Pa./Cardinal O’Hara) and Stephanie Keyes (Huntingdon Valley, Pa./Archbishop Wood) and sophomore Jaclyn Gantz (Havertown, Pa./Haverford) provided a big lift off the bench, leading The University of Scranton women’s basketball team to a 77-44 victory over the Merchant Marine Academy Saturday afternoon at the Long Center. Women's Basketball
December 13, 2013 Royals, Lady Royals To Host Merchant Marine Academy in Landmark Action Saturday After concentrating on final exams this week, The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball teams will return action this Saturday, December 14, against the Merchant Marine Academy. Women's Basketball
December 10, 2013 Lady Royals Ranked Among Nation’s Statistical Leaders It’s still early in the 2013-14 season, but The University of Scranton women’s basketball team has excelled in a handful of areas through its first five games, ranking among the leaders in NCAA Division III in four statistical categories. Women's Basketball
December 7, 2013 Lady Royals Use Thievery, Balanced Scoring To Down Susquehanna SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team had sticky fingers on Saturday, at least at the defensive end. The Lady Royals made 14 steals and forced 24 turnovers while 11 players scored at least four points each in a 79-61 victory over Susquehanna in the Landmark Conference opener at Houts Gymnasium. Women's Basketball
November 26, 2013 Lady Royals Suffer 61-57 Loss At Cabrini On Tuesday Night RADNOR, Pa. – On a night when cold rain fell throughout much of the Mid-Atlantic, it was cold shooting that cost The University of Scranton women’s basketball team. Women's Basketball
November 23, 2013 Bench Sparks Lady Royals To 79-65 Victory At King's WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Senior forward Katie Sherry (Havertown, Pa./Merion Mercy Academy) scored a career-high 10 points as the reserves helped lift The University of Scranton women’s basketball team to a 79-65 victory over King’s College in Scandlon Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. Women's Basketball
November 18, 2013 Payonk Named Landmark Conference Player of the Week After Standout Debut With Lady Royals Facing a nationally ranked opponent in her first collegiate game, Sarah Payonk (Schwenksville, Pa./Spring-Ford) certainly didn’t back down. And a day later, she backed up her strong play to help The University of Scranton women’s basketball team post its first victory of the season. Women's Basketball
November 16, 2013 Payonk, Mesaris Lead Lady Royals Past Washington College, 79-49 GWYNEDD VALLEY, Pa. – Freshman forward Sarah Payonk (Schwenksville, Pa./Spring-Ford) had 26 points and 13 rebounds, and junior forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) added 21 points and 10 rebounds as The University of Scranton women’s basketball team rolled to a 79-49 victory over Washington College (Md.) in the consolation game of the Gwynedd-Mercy Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday. Women's Basketball
November 15, 2013 Women's Basketball Falls To No. 4 Montclair State In Season Opener GWYNEDD VALLEY, Pa. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team had quite a challenge to open the season, facing fourth-ranked Montclair State in the Gwynedd-Mercy Tip-Off Tournament on Friday night. Women's Basketball
November 12, 2013 Lady Royals Team With King's College For 'Play 4 Gray' Game To Benefit Lady Monarchs Coach Brian Donoghue The University of Scranton and King’s College women’s basketball teams have been rivals for the better part of two decades. When they face each other on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 1 p.m. in Scandlon Gymnasium, they’ll try to defeat each other while also joining forces to help someone in need. Women's Basketball
November 8, 2013 Season Passes Available At The Long Center Toby Lovecchio, director of athletics at The University of Scranton, has announced that season passes for all Royal and Lady Royal home basketball games are on sale now in the Long Center, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Women's Basketball
November 7, 2013 Women's Basketball Preview: Lady Royals Primed To Continue Their Successful Tradition Head coach Mike Strong has high hopes for another strong season from his women's basketball team. Women's Basketball
November 6, 2013 Lady Royals Chosen Second In Landmark Conference Women's Basketball Preseason Poll Once again, The University of Scranton women’s basketball team is expected to contend for a Landmark Conference championship. Women's Basketball
August 23, 2013 Cook Joins Lady Royals' Coaching Staff As Full-Time Assistant University of Scranton head women’s basketball coach Mike Strong announced today that Sheila Cook has joined the Lady Royals coaching staff as a full-time assistant coach. Women's Basketball
April 2, 2013 Landmark Conference Announces Addition Of Elizabethtown College A familiar opponent will soon become a conference rival for The University of Scranton athletics teams. The Landmark Conference announced on Tuesday that Elizabethtown College has accepted an invitation to join the conference as its ninth member institution, beginning July 1, 2014.
March 19, 2013 Royals Third In Landmark Conference President's Cup Standings With the fall and winter sport seasons now completed, The University of Scranton finds itself in third place in the Landmark Conference President’s Cup standings. Women's Swimming
March 12, 2013 Seven Former Lady Royals Named To Middle Atlantic Conference All-Century Teams Much of The University of Scranton’s success in women’s basketball can be traced to its 32-year affiliation with the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC). Women's Basketball
March 12, 2013 Four Student-Athletes Named To Landmark Conference Winter All-Academic Team The University of Scranton placed four student-athletes on the Landmark Conference Winter All-Academic Team, according to a release from the conference office on Tuesday morning.
March 5, 2013 Thirty-Three University of Scranton Student-Athletes Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll The University of Scranton placed 33 student-athletes on the Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll, according to a release from the conference office on Tuesday.
March 1, 2013 Lady Royals Fall To Williams, 79-59, In NCAA Tournament First Round ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Facing a nationally ranked opponent in the first round of the NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament didn’t seem like a daunting challenge for The University of Scranton. After all, they had defeated three teams who were ranked in the top 25 during the regular season. Women's Basketball
February 26, 2013 Boggan, Mesaris, Fluehr Earn Landmark Conference Second Team Honors The University of Scranton women’s basketball team placed three players on the all-Landmark Conference second team, according to a release from the conference office on Tuesday afternoon. Women's Basketball
February 25, 2013 Women’s Basketball Receives At-Large Bid Into NCAA Tournament; Lady Royals To Face Williams On Friday In Rochester, N.Y. The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will make its 26th appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament after receiving an at-large bid when the field of 64 teams was announced on Monday afternoon. Women's Basketball
February 23, 2013 Lady Royals Fall To Catholic, 72-52, In Landmark Conference Championship WASHINGTON, D.C. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team held a lead midway through the second half in Saturday’s Landmark Conference championship. But the Lady Royals couldn’t hold off No. 10 Catholic as the Cardinals claimed the title with a 72-52 victory in the DuFour Center. Women's Basketball
February 20, 2013 Boggan's Clutch Jumper Lifts Lady Royals Over Moravian, 72-71, In Landmark Conference Semifinal BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Faced with the potential end to her team’s season and her own career, senior Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) hit possibly the biggest shot of her career to breathe life into The University of Scranton women’s basketball team. Women's Basketball
February 19, 2013 Lady Royals To Visit Moravian In Wednesday's Landmark Conference Semifinals The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will open the Landmark Conference playoffs when they visit Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pa. for a semifinal contest at 7 p.m. in Johnston Hall. Women's Basketball
February 16, 2013 Lady Royals Lock Up #3 Seed In Landmark Tourney With 67-35 Win At Goucher; Gantz Finishes With Career High 16 Points TOWSON, Md.—The University of Scranton women’s basketball team wrapped up the number three seed in the upcoming Landmark Conference tournament with a 67-35 victory over Goucher College at the Decker Sports & Recreation Center Saturday evening. Women's Basketball
February 13, 2013 Lady Royals Hold On To Defeat 23rd-Ranked Moravian, 64-57, Wednesday SCRANTON, Pa.—The University of Scranton women’s basketball team survived a nerve-wracking 64-57 victory over 23rd-ranked Moravian College Wednesday evening at the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 11, 2013 Lady Royals To Hold 'Play 4Kay' Night Wednesday At Long Center Veteran University of Scranton women’s basketball coach Mike Strong has announced that this Wednesday, February 13, will be “Play 4Kay” Night, in conjunction with the Lady Royals’ Landmark Conference game against Moravian College at 7:00 p.m. in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 9, 2013 No. 13 Catholic Pulls Away To Hand Lady Royals A 69-52 Defeat The University of Scranton women’s basketball team cut a big first-half deficit down to five early in the second half, but could not complete the comeback, falling to 13th-ranked Catholic University, 69-52, in the Long Center on Senior Night on Saturday. Women's Basketball
February 7, 2013 Lady Royals, Royals To Hold Senior Day On Saturday Vs. Catholic The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball teams will hold Senior Day festivities prior to the tip-off of both games when they host the nationally ranked Catholic University teams in the Long Center on Saturday, Feb. 9.
February 6, 2013 Lady Royals Hold Off Drew, 72-64, To Clinch Playoff Spot The University of Scranton women’s basketball team placed four players in double figures en route to clinching a Landmark Conference playoff berth with a 72-64 victory over Drew University on Wednesday evening in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 5, 2013 Lady Royals To Open 3-Game Home Stand Wednesday Against Drew The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will open a three-game Landmark Conference home stand against Drew University this Wednesday, February 6, at 7:00 p.m. in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 4, 2013 Hiltunen Named University of Scranton Athlete of the Week Senior guard Christina Hiltunen (Brooklyn, N.Y./Bishop Kearney) provided a spark off the bench for The University of Scranton women’s basketball team in a pair of victories last week. For her efforts, she has been named the University’s Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Feb. 3. Women's Basketball
February 2, 2013 Lady Royals Roll Crusaders, 82-54, Saturday Afternoon SELINSGROVE, Pa.—If the University of Scranton women’s basketball team continues to play like it did in today’s 82-54 victory over Susquehanna University, the Lady Royals could make some noise in the upcoming Landmark Conference tournament. Women's Basketball
February 1, 2013 Lady Royals' Boggan Named Academic All-District Senior forward Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) of The University of Scranton women’s basketball team has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 4 team, according to a release late Thursday. Women's Basketball
January 30, 2013 Lady Royals Hold Off Merchant Marine Academy, 63-54, Wednesday Evening KINGS POINT, NY—The University of Scranton women’s basketball team kept its hopes for a home game in the upcoming Landmark Conference tournament alive by holding off the Merchant Marine Academy, 63-54, Wednesday evening at O’Hara Hall. Women's Basketball
January 29, 2013 Lady Royals Rank Fourth In Nation In Free Throw Shooting The University of Scranton women’s basketball team remains one of the top free throw shooting teams in NCAA Division III, according to the latest statistics released on Monday evening. Women's Basketball
January 26, 2013 Lady Royals Rally For Key Landmark Conference Victory Over Juniata Trailing by nine at halftime, The University of Scranton women’s basketball team played one of its best halves of the season, rallying for a 65-58 victory over Juniata in the Long Center on Saturday night. Women's Basketball
January 25, 2013 Lady Royals, Royals To Host Juniata On Saturday In Long Center The University of Scranton women’s and men’s basketball teams will play key Landmark Conference games when they host Juniata College on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 5 and 7 p.m. in the Long Center.
January 24, 2013 Women's Basketball To Hold Alumni Game On Saturday, February 9 The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will hold an alumni game on Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Long Center prior to the Lady Royals’ game against Catholic that evening. Women's Basketball
January 23, 2013 Boggan's Career-High 24 Point Effort Not Enough To Keep Lady Royals From Dropping 70-62 Loss At 24th-Ranked Moravian BETHLEHEM, Pa.—The University of Scranton women’s basketball team got the performance it needed from senior forward Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) against 24th-ranked Moravian College in a key Landmark Conference matchup Wednesday evening at Johnston Hall. Women's Basketball
January 19, 2013 Lady Royals Fall At No. 18 Catholic, 66-50 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Catholic University used a dominant performance on the defensive end and on the boards to hand The University of Scranton women’s basketball team a 66-50 defeat on Saturday at the DuFour Center. Women's Basketball
January 16, 2013 Mesaris, Boggan Lead Lady Royals Past Drew, 63-44 MADISON, N.J. -- The duo of senior Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) and sophomore Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) combined for 38 points to lead The University of Scranton women’s basketball team to a 63-44 victory over Drew University at Baldwin Gym on Wednesday evening. Women's Basketball
January 15, 2013 Mesaris, Fluehr Remain Among NCAA Statistical Leaders A pair of University of Scranton women’s basketball players continues to rank among the leaders in most recent NCAA Division III statistics for games through Sunday, Jan. 13. Women's Basketball
January 14, 2013 Gantz Named University of Scranton Athlete of the Week Freshman Jaclyn Gantz (Havertown, Pa./Haverford) had the best game of her young career for The University of Scranton women’s basketball team on Saturday, Jan. 12, against Goucher. For her efforts, Gantz has been named The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Jan. 13. Women's Basketball
January 12, 2013 Lady Royals Roll To 85-38 Victory Over Goucher Fourteen players found the scoring column as The University of Scranton women’s basketball team found its shooting touch en route to an 85-38 victory over Goucher College on Saturday afternoon in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
January 11, 2013 Royals, Lady Royals Return to Action in Long Center on Saturday; Swimming Hosts Catholic in Byron Center It’s been nearly four weeks since University of Scranton basketball fans had an opportunity to see their favorite teams in action in the Long Center. That’ll change on Saturday afternoon when the Royals and Lady Royals host Goucher College in a Landmark Conference doubleheader with the women’s game starting at 2 p.m. and the men’s game at 4.
January 8, 2013 Bentley Named Women's Basketball Tri-Captain Head coach Mike Strong announced today that senior forward Shernai Bentley (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) has been named a tri-captain on The University of Scranton women’s basketball team. Women's Basketball
Lady Royals Ranked Among NCAA Statistical Leaders Just past the midway point of the season, The University of Scranton women’s basketball team is ranked among the leaders in a handful of statistical categories, according to the latest NCAA Division III statistics for games through Sunday, Dec. 6. Women's Basketball
January 5, 2013 Lady Royals Drop Heartbreaker In Overtime at Juniata, 65-61 HUNTINGDON, Pa. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team overcame a four-point deficit with less than a minute to play in overtime, but could not pull out the victory in overtime, losing to Juniata College, 65-61, at the Kennedy Sports & Recreation Center on Saturday afternoon. Women's Basketball
December 31, 2012 Pallotta's Season-High 11 Points Sparks Lady Royals Past 17th-Ranked Emmanuel THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.—Senior forward Tayler Pallotta (Dunmore, Pa./Dunmore) provided the spark The University of Scranton women’s basketball team so sorely needed Monday afternoon against 17th-ranked Emmanuel College (Mass.) at the Gilbert Arena. Women's Basketball
December 30, 2012 Cal-Lutheran Overcomes 17-Point 2nd-Half Deficit To Down Lady Royals Sunday THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.—The University of Scranton women’s basketball team went cold at the worst possible time Sunday afternoon against Cal-Lutheran University at the Gilbert Center. Women's Basketball
December 20, 2012 Sophomore Guard Keyes Joins Lady Royals The University of Scranton women’s basketball team has added sophomore guard Stephanie Keyes (Huntingdon Valley, Pa./Archbishop Wood) as a mid-semester transfer, head coach Mike Strong announced recently. Women's Basketball
December 18, 2012 Mesaris Remains In Top Five Nationally In Scoring Sophomore forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) is ranked among the nation’s leaders in NCAA Division III in points per game in the latest NCAA statistics released on Monday, Dec. 17. Women's Basketball
December 17, 2012 Strong Second Half Boosts Lady Royals To 68-59 Victory Over Oneonta State The University of Scranton women’s basketball team used a solid second half performance for the second straight game to pull away from Oneonta State for a 68-59 victory on Monday evening in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
December 17, 2012 DiSciascio Named University of Scranton Athlete of the Week Sophomore guard Lia DiSciascio (Broomall, Pa./Cardinal O’Hara) had a big second half to lead The University of Scranton women’s basketball team to a victory over Kean University on Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Long Center. After scoring a career-high 14 points in that victory, DiSciascio has been named The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Dec. 16. Women's Basketball
December 15, 2012 DiSciascio Sparks Lady Royals To 60-49 Victory Over Kean Sophomore guard Lia DiSciascio (Broomall, Pa./Springfield) scored a career-high 14 points and made three clutch plays in the span of 98 seconds to help The University of Scranton women’s basketball team defeat Kean University, 60-49, on Saturday evening in the John Long Center. Women's Basketball
December 14, 2012 Lady Royals, Royals Return To Action Saturday At The Long Center After concentrating on final exams much of this week, The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball teams will return to action this Saturday, December 15, in a non-conference doubleheader at the Long Center. Men's Basketball
December 11, 2012 Fans Donate More Than $750.00 As Part Of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Day Fans attending this past Sunday’s Landmark Conference men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader between The University of Scranton and the Merchant Marine Academy at the Long Center raised more than $750.00 as part of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Day on campus. Men's Basketball
December 9, 2012 Lady Royals Pull Away From Merchant Marine Academy For 81-59 Victory The University of Scranton women’s basketball team found its offensive groove on Sunday afternoon as three players scored in double figures and 10 found their way into the scoring column in an 81-59 victory over Merchant Marine Academy in Landmark Conference action in the John Long Center. Women's Basketball
December 8, 2012 Lady Royals Suffer 70-46 Defeat To DeSales CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – A lengthy scoring drought and cold second-half shooting doomed The University of Scranton women’s basketball team in a 70-46 defeat to DeSales in Billera Hall on Saturday afternoon. Women's Basketball
December 7, 2012 Lady Royals, Royals To Host Merchant Marine Sunday As Part of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Day The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball team will be back in action at the Long Center this Sunday, December 9, against the Merchant Marine Academy. The women’s game begins at 2:00 p.m., followed by the men at 4:00 p.m. Men's Basketball
December 5, 2012 Lady Royals Suffer 75-67 Defeat Against Wilkes On Wednesday Evening The University of Scranton women’s basketball team fell into a nine-point deficit at halftime and was never able to recover, suffering its first loss of the season, 75-67, to Wilkes University in the Long Center on Wednesday. Women's Basketball
December 5, 2012 Mesaris, Lady Royals Among National Statistical Leaders Through six games this season, sophomore Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) is ranked fourth in NCAA Division III in scoring at 23.3 points per game, according to the latest NCAA statistics for games through Sunday, Dec. 2. Women's Basketball
December 4, 2012 Lady Royals To Host Wilkes On Wednesday at 7 p.m. In Long Center A familiar foe will make its first appearance in the Long Center in almost six years when The University of Scranton women’s basketball team hosts Wilkes University on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
December 3, 2012 Mesaris Named Athlete of the Week After Leading Lady Royals To Three Wins Sophomore forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) had one of the best offensive weeks in recent history for The University of Scranton women’s basketball team. Women's Basketball
December 1, 2012 Lady Royals Roll To 74-51 Victory Over Susquehanna In Landmark Opener The University of Scranton women’s basketball team used a big run to start the second half and another strong game from sophomore forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) to post a 74-51 victory over Susquehanna University on Saturday afternoon in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
November 30, 2012 Wall of Fame Festivities Set For Saturday, December 1, In Conjunction With Basketball Doubleheader Against Susquehanna The University of Scranton will induct the six newest members into its athletics department’s Wall of Fame on Saturday, December 1, in conjunction with the men’s and women’s Landmark Conference basketball games against Susquehanna University at the Long Center. Women's Basketball
November 27, 2012 Mesaris Continues Strong Play In Lady Royals' 57-53 Victory Over Cabrini Less than 24 hours after setting a career high, sophomore forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) had another big offensive night to help the University of Scranton women’s basketball team post a 57-53 victory over Cabrini College on Tuesday evening in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
November 26, 2012 Mesaris Nets Career-High 33 As Lady Royals Hold Off Marywood, 73-60 SCRANTON, Pa. – Through the first three games of the season, sophomore forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) established herself as a key offensive component to The University of Scranton women’s basketball team. On Monday evening at Marywood, Mesaris took her offensive prowess to new heights. Women's Basketball
November 26, 2012 Royals, Lady Royals To Host Cabrini Tuesday At Long Center The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball team will be back in action Tuesday, November 27, against the Cavaliers of Cabrini College at the Long Center. Women's Basketball
November 26, 2012 Boggan Named University of Scranton Athlete of the Week Senior forward Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) helped The University of Scranton women’s basketball team dominate on the glass and rally in the second half for a 64-59 victory over King’s College on Tuesday, Nov. 20, in the Long Center. For her efforts, Boggan has been named The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Nov. 25. Women's Basketball
November 20, 2012 Strong Second Half Lifts Lady Royals Past King's, 64-59 The University of Scranton women’s basketball team found its shooting touch in the second half and three players finished in double figures as the Lady Royals rallied to defeat King’s College, 64-59, on Tuesday evening in the John Long Center. Women's Basketball
November 19, 2012 Lady Royals To Host King's In Home Opener On Tuesday Evening After winning the championship at the Chuck Resler Tournament at the University of Rochester over the weekend, The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will play its home opener on Tuesday, Nov. 20, against King’s College at 7 p.m. in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
November 17, 2012 Lady Royals Capture Resler Tournament With 61-45 Win Over Rochester; Boggan Named Tourney MVP ROCHESTER, NY—Senior forward Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) scored a game-high 19 points and sophomore forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) added 18 to lead The University of Scranton women’s basketball team to a 61-45 victory over the University of Rochester in the championship game of the Chuck Resler tournament Saturday evening. Women's Basketball
November 16, 2012 Lady Royals Hold Off St. John Fisher For 65-58 Victory In Season Opener ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team built a 19-point lead in the second half, then made 10 free throws in the final minute to hold off St. John Fisher College, 65-58, on Friday afternoon in an opening-round game in the Chuck Resler Tournament in the Alexander Palestra at the University of Rochester. Women's Basketball
November 14, 2012 Women's Basketball To Open Season Friday At University of Rochester Tournament The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will open its 2012-13 season on Friday, Nov. 16, when the Lady Royals travel to Rochester, N.Y. for the Chuck Resler Tournament at The University of Rochester. Women's Basketball
November 14, 2012 Lady Royals Picked Second In Landmark Conference Preseason Poll The University of Scranton women’s basketball team has been picked to finish second in the Landmark Conference preseason poll, as voted on by the conference’s coaches, according to a release by conference associate commissioner Kirbie Britt on Wednesday morning. Women's Basketball
November 7, 2012 Basketball Season Passes Available At Long Center Toby Lovecchio, director of athletics at The University of Scranton, has announced that season ticket passes for all regular-season Royal and Lady Royal home basketball games are on sale now in the Long Center, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Women's Basketball
November 6, 2012 State House Recognizes Strong Veteran University of Scranton women’s basketball coach Mike Strong has picked up many honors during his distinguished career. Women's Basketball
November 5, 2012 Boggan, Torto Named Women's Basketball Captains Head coach Mike Strong announced Monday that seniors Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) and Katherine Torto (Binghamton, N.Y./Seton Catholic Central) have been named co-captains on The University of Scranton women’s basketball team. Women's Basketball
October 25, 2012 Lady Royals Aim To Return To Championship Form Veteran University of Scranton women's basketball coach Mike Strong has always faced a challenge head-on. In his 32 years leading the Lady Royals, he's seen no shortage of them, which is why it's no suprise to hear the excitement and anticipation in his voice when he talks about the 2012-13 squad. Women's Basketball
August 8, 2012 Klingman Returns To Women's Basketball Coaching Staff As Volunteer Assistant Coach A familiar face will rejoin veteran University of Scranton women’s basketball coach Mike Strong on the sidelines for the upcoming 2012-2013 season. Women's Basketball
April 13, 2012 Four Scranton Student Athletes Named To Landmark Conference Winter All-Academic Team Four student-athletes at The University of Scranton were named to the Landmark Conference Winter All-Academic Team, according to a release Tuesday by Joel Cookson, executive director of the Landmark Conference.
February 23, 2012 Sweeney, Boggan, Torto Earn All-Landmark Conference Honors A trio of players from The University of Scranton women’s basketball team was named to the all-Landmark Conference teams on Thursday, according to a release from Joel Cookson, the conference’s associate commissioner. Women's Basketball
February 22, 2012 Lady Royals Suffer 47-40 Defeat To Catholic In Landmark Conference Semifinal The University of Scranton women’s basketball team saw its offense go cold at the most unfortunate time as the Lady Royals dropped a 47-40 decision to Catholic University in a Landmark Conference semifinal playoff game in the Long Center on Wednesday evening. Women's Basketball
February 20, 2012 Lady Royals' Jaques Wins Prestigious ROTC Award A memorable senior year became even better for senior guard Sidney Jaques (Rosemont, N.J./Hunterdon Central) of The University of Scranton women’s basketball team as she was recently chosen as the recipient of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps’ (ROTC) Royal Warrior Battalion's 2012 George C. Marshall Award. Women's Basketball
February 20, 2012 Fluehr Shines In Win Over Moravian, Earns Scranton Athlete of the Week Honor Freshman guard Lindsay Fluehr (Bensalem, Pa./Nazareth Academy) came off the bench to spark The University of Scranton women’s basketball team to a 72-59 victory over Moravian on Saturday, Feb. 18. On the heels of that performance, Fluehr has been named The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Feb. 19. Women's Basketball
February 20, 2012 Lady Royals, Royals To Host Landmark Conference Semifinal Games Wednesday At Long Center The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball teams will host Landmark Conference semifinal games this Wednesday, February 22, at the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 18, 2012 Strong Finishing Kick Propels Lady Royals To 72-59 Victory At Moravian BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team saved one of its best stretches of play for possibly the most important moment of the season. The result was a clutch come-from-behind victory that guaranteed them at least one home playoff game. Women's Basketball
February 13, 2012 Lady Royals' Mesaris Named Landmark Conference Player of the Week Freshman forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) averaged 18 points while helping The University of Scranton women’s basketball team post a pair of victories and move back into a tie for second place over the weekend. For her efforts, Mesaris has been named Landmark Conference Player of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Feb. 12. Women's Basketball
February 11, 2012 Mesaris, Fluehr Help Lady Royals Edge Drew, 60-56, On Saturday MADISON, N.J. – Freshmen Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) and Lindsay Fluehr (Bensalem, Pa./Nazareth Academy) played like seasoned veterans to lead The University of Scranton women’s basketball team to an important 60-56 on the road over Drew University on Saturday afternoon. Women's Basketball
February 10, 2012 Lady Royals Cruise Past Mariners, 76-48, To Move Into Tie For 2nd Place In Landmark Standings KINGS POINT, NY—The University of Scranton women’s basketball team kept its hopes to host a home game in the upcoming Landmark Conference tournament alive with a 76-48 victory over the Merchant Marine Academy Friday evening at O’Hara Hall. Women's Basketball
February 8, 2012 Lady Royals Raise Money To Suppor Breast Cancer Awareness The University of Scranton women’s basketball team put their best feet forward to support breast cancer awareness through a raffle and collecting donations during their game against Susquehanna on Saturday, Feb. 4. Women's Basketball
February 6, 2012 Sensational Senior Day Performances Help Jaques, Swaback Earn Scranton Athlete Of The Week Honors Seniors Sidney Jaques (Rosemont, N.J./Hunterdon Central) and Matt Swaback (Kingston, Pa./Wyoming Seminary) of The University of Scranton women’s and men’s basketball teams made sure Senior Day on Saturday, Feb. 4, in the Long Center was a memorable one.
February 4, 2012 Jaques Shines In Final Regular Season Home Game As Lady Royals Run Past Susquehanna, 73-50 Senior guard Sidney Jaques (Rosemont, N.J./Hunterdon Central) made sure what might have been her final game in the John Long Center was one she’ll never forget. Jaques drilled four 3-pointers on her way to a career-high 22 points as The University of Scranton women’s basketball team clinched a Landmark Conference playoff berth with a 73-50 victory over Susquehanna on Senior Day on Saturday afternoon. Women's Basketball
February 3, 2012 Juniata Runs Past Lady Royals, 66-45, On Friday Night Juniata College used a stifling defensive effort and a big second half to beat The University of Scranton women’s basketball team, 66-45, on Friday night in the John Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 2, 2012 Mesaris Earns Second Weekly Honor After Strong Performances Freshman forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) of The University of Scranton women’s basketball team picked up her second weekly award in the past four days after a pair of strong games last weekend. Women's Basketball
February 1, 2012 Lady Royals To Raise Money At Saturday's Game To Help Fight Breast Cancer The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will hold its fifth annual event to raise funds for breast cancer awareness on Saturday, Feb. 4, when the Lady Royals face Susquehanna at 2 p.m. in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
January 30, 2012 Lady Royals' Mesaris Named University of Scranton Athlete of the Week Freshman forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) has been named The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Jan. 29, after averaging 23.5 points while making her first two career starts last weekend. Women's Basketball
January 28, 2012 Mesaris's Big Night Lifts Scranton Past Goucher, 66-55, On Saturday TOWSON, Md. – Freshman forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) poured in 25 points and pulled down 12 rebounds and The University of Scranton women’s basketball team shook off a pesky Goucher College squad to post a 66-55 victory on Saturday evening. Women's Basketball
January 27, 2012 Cards Hold Off Lady Royals In Landmark Action Friday Evening WASHINGTON, DC—The University of Scranton opened an important Landmark Conference road trip Friday evening without a key player in the lineup. Women's Basketball
January 21, 2012 Cold Shooting Dooms Lady Royals In 71-48 Loss To Juniata HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Despite being more than three hours from the cold and snow in their hometown, The University of Scranton women’s basketball team felt the chill in a 71-48 loss to No. 13 Juniata in Memorial Gymnasium. Women's Basketball
January 20, 2012 Mesaris Explodes For 27 Points As Lady Royals Top Susquehanna, 91-57, In Landmark Action SELINSGROVE, Pa.—The new kid made quite an impression in The University of Scranton’s 91-57 victory over Susquehanna University in the first of a four-game Landmark Conference road trip Friday evening at Houts Gymnasium. Women's Basketball
January 14, 2012 Lady Royals Pull Away in 2nd Half To Defeat Merchant Marine Academy, 64-48, At Long Center SCRANTON, Pa.—The University of Scranton shook off a sluggish first half to pull out a 64-48 victory over the United States Merchant Marine Academy Saturday afternoon at the Long Center. Women's Basketball
January 13, 2012 Sweeney Leads Lady Royals to 61-44 Victory Over Drew Sophomore guard Alison Sweeney (Wall, N.J./St. Rose) scored a game-high 20 points as The University of Scranton women’s basketball team posted its fourth straight victory, a 61-44 win over Drew University in the Long Center on Friday evening. Women's Basketball
January 13, 2012 Lady Royals Add Freshman Forward Mesaris As Mid-Season Transfer Head coach Mike Strong of The University of Scranton women’s basketball team has announced that freshman forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) has joined the Lady Royals and is eligible to play in tonight’s game against Drew University. Women's Basketball
January 11, 2012 University of Scranton To Honor Women's Basketball Coach Mike Strong On Saturday The University of Scranton will honor head women’s basketball coach Mike Strong with a short pregame ceremony prior to the game against Merchant Marine Academy on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 4 p.m. in the John J. Long Center. Women's Basketball
January 7, 2012 Balanced Attack Helps Lady Royals Stay Unbeaten In Conference Play With 70-64 Victory Over Catholic Junior forward Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) posted a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds and The University of Scranton women’s basketball team placed four players in double figures in scoring in a 70-64 victory over Catholic University on Saturday afternoon in the John J. Long Center. Women's Basketball
January 6, 2012 Lady Royals Find Offensive Rhythm In 79-36 Victory Over Goucher The University of Scranton women’s basketball team had one of its best offensive nights of the season in a 79-36 victory over Goucher College in the John. J. Long Center on Friday evening. Women's Basketball
January 5, 2012 The University of Scranton To Launch Live Video Streaming Of Home Basketball Games On Friday The University of Scranton athletics department will begin live video streaming of home basketball games beginning with the men’s and women’s doubleheader against Goucher College on Friday, Jan. 6, in the Long Center.
January 4, 2012 Hiltunen Earns All-Tournament Honors In Gettysburg Junior guard Christina Hiltunen (Brooklyn, N.Y./Bishop Kearney) of The University of Scranton women’s basketball team was named to the all-tournament team at the Days Inn Tournament at Gettysburg College after helping the Lady Royals split a pair of games earlier this week. Women's Basketball
January 3, 2012 Four In Double Figures Help Lady Royals Down Neumann, 62-56 GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team rebounded from its worst shooting night of the season by placing four players in double figures in scoring en route to a 62-56 victory over Neumann University in the consolation game of the Days Inn Tournament at Gettysburg University on Tuesday afternoon. Women's Basketball
January 2, 2012 Cold Shooting Dooms Lady Royals In 46-41 Loss To Gettysburg GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team saw its shooting touch catch a winter chill on Monday night, and it led to a 46-41 loss to the host Gettysburg in the opening round of the Days Inn Tournament at Bream Gym. Women's Basketball
December 30, 2011 Royals, Lady Royals To Return To Action Monday The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball teams will return to action on Monday, January 2. Men's Basketball
December 27, 2011 Torto Named Landmark Conference Player of the Week Katherine Torto (Binghamton, NY/Seton Central Catholic), a junior guard on The University of Scranton women’s basketball team, has been named the Landmark Conference Player of the Week for the period ending Sunday, December 25. Women's Basketball
December 21, 2011 Lady Royals Stymied By Franklin & Marshall, 65-58 BAYAMON, Puerto Rico – Frankin & Marshall used a strong defensive effort to turn back The University of Scranton women’s basketball team, 65-58, on Wednesday afternoon at the University of Puerto Rico. Women's Basketball
December 20, 2011 Lady Royals Build Big Lead, Hold Off Alvernia In Puerto Rico BAYAMON, Puerto Rico – Junior guard Christina Hiltunen (Brooklyn, N.Y./Bishop Kearney) came off the bench to score 13 points and The University of Scranton women’s basketball team jumped out to a double-digit lead, then held on to beat Alvernia, 61-56, on Tuesday afternoon at the University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon. Women's Basketball
December 17, 2011 Strong Sets NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Record For Victories As Lady Royals Edge Cabrini, 46-43 RADNOR, Pa. – University of Scranton women’s basketball coach Mike Strong etched his name alone at the top of the NCAA Division III women’s basketball record book, and it happened in the most unexpected fashion. Women's Basketball
December 16, 2012 Tripleheader Monday At The Long Center There will be plenty of basketball action for holiday hoop junkies at the Long Center on Monday, December 17, on the campus of The University of Scranton. Women's Basketball
December 14, 2011 Sweeney Among Nation's Top 3-Point Shooters This Season Sophomore guard Alison Sweeney (Wall, N.J./St. Rose) of The University of Scranton women’s basketball team ranks among the top 3-point shooters in NCAA Division III so far this season. Women's Basketball
December 7, 2011 Lady Royals Fall to Messiah, 55-49 A slow start and staunch defense by Messiah were too much for The University of Scranton women’s basketball team to overcome in a 55-49 loss at the Long Center on Wednesday evening. Women's Basketball
December 7, 2011 Sweeney Named To Jesuit Women's Basketball Honor Roll Sophomore guard Alison Sweeney (Wall, N.J./St. Rose) of The University of Scranton women’s basketball team has been named to the Jesuit Women’s Basketball Honor Roll for the period ending December 4 following her performance in a pair of victories last week. Women's Basketball
December 6, 2011 Strong Gets Shot At NCAA Record Wednesday Night; Men Host Kean In Second Game Of Doubleheader Mike Strong will take aim at the NCAA Division III women’s basketball all-time victories record on Wednesday night when The University of Scranton women’s basketball team hosts Messiah College at 6 p.m. in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
December 5, 2011 Sweeney Named Landmark Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week Sophomore guard Alison Sweeney (Wall, N.J./St. Rose) averaged 23 points to help lead The University of Scranton women’s basketball team to a pair of victories last week. Thanks to her big week, Sweeney has been named Landmark Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Dec. 4. Women's Basketball
December 3, 2011 Strong Ties All-Time Wins Record As Lady Royals Upend Moravian With more than 31 years as the head coach of The University of Scranton women’s basketball team, Mike Strong can add a prestigious record to his lengthy list of accomplishments. Strong tied for the NCAA Division III women’s all-time wins record on Saturday afternoon when his Lady Royals pulled away for a 69-55 victory over Moravian at the John Long Center. Women's Basketball
December 2, 2011 Wall of Fame Set For Saturday, December 3, at Long Center In Conjunction With Basketball Doubleheader Against Moravian The University of Scranton will induct the seven newest members into its athletics department’s Wall of Fame on Saturday, December 3, in conjunction with the men’s and women’s Landmark Conference basketball games against Moravian College at the Long Center.
November 30, 2011 Sweeney, Boggan Lead Lady Royals Past Marywood, 82-75 Sophomore guard Alison Sweeney (Wall, N.J./St. Rose) tied her career high with 31 points and junior forward Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) added 19 points and 11 rebounds as The University of Scranton women’s basketball team won its home opener, 82-75, over cross-town rival Marywood on Wednesday night in the Long Center. Women's Basketball
November 29, 2011 Lady Royals Set For Home Opener Against Marywood on Wednesday After opening the season with four games away from home, The University of Scranton women’s basketball team will play its home opener against Marywood University on Wednesday, November 30, at 7 p.m. After a 1-3 start, the Lady Royals will be happy to be back in the friendly confines of the Long Center. Women's Basketball
November 28, 2011 Boggan Named Royal Athlete of the Week After First Career Double-Double Junior forward Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) has been named The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, November 27, after picking up her first career double-double last week. Women's Basketball
November 22, 2011 Lady Royals Fall On Road Against Kings, 65-60, On Tuesday WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team fell in a 10-point hole less than three minutes into the game and the battle back was too much on the Lady Royals as they eventually fell to King’s College, 65-60, at Scandlon Gymnasium on Tuesday evening. Women's Basketball
November 19, 2011 Sweeney, Boggan Lead Lady Royals Past Lycoming, 66-55 GWYNEDD VALLEY, Pa. – Sophomore guard Alison Sweeney (Wall, N.J./Saint Rose) and junior forward Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) combined for 37 points to lead The University of Scranton women’s basketball team to a 66-55 victory over Lyoming College in the third-place game of the GMC Tip-Off Classic at Gwynedd Mercy College on Saturday afternoon. Women's Basketball
November 18, 2011 Lady Royals Suffer 53-48 Loss In Opening Round Of GMC Tip-Off Classic GWYNEDD VALLEY, Pa. – Freshman forward Brenna Coll (Philadelphia, Pa./Springside) scored a game-high 16 points and Delaware Valley held The University of Scranton to just 24.6 percent from the field to hand the Lady Royals a 53-48 defeat in the opening round of the GMC Tip-Off Classic at Gwyedd Mercy College on Friday evening. Women's Basketball
November 15, 2011 Lady Royals Suffer 57-55 Loss in Season Opener MONTCLAIR, N.J. – The University of Scranton women’s basketball team opened its 2011-2012 season with a see-saw battle against Montclair State on Tuesday night. In the end, it was the Red Hawks who scored last, handing the Lady Royals a 57-55 defeat at the Panzer Athletic Center. Women's Basketball
November 8, 2011 Women's Basketball Outlook: Strong Approaches Milestone As Lady Royals Set Sights High Four wins separate University of Scranton head coach Mike Strong from notching his name at the top of the NCAA record books. Strong is just four victories from passing former St. John Fisher College (N.Y.) head coach Phil Kahler as the all-time leader in wins (757) in NCAA Division III women's basketball history. Strong, who has averaged nearly 25 wins a season during his 31-year tenure, enters the 2011-2012 season with a 754-159 career record. Women's Basketball
October 28, 2011 Gage, Jaques, Pallotta Named Women's Basketball Tri-Captains Women’s basketball head coach Mike Strong announced today that seniors Sarah Gage (Ledgewood, N.J./Roxbury) and Sydney Jaques (Rosemont, N.J./Hunterdon Central) and junior Tayler Pallotta (Dunmore, Pa./Dunmore) have been named tri-captains of The University of Scranton women’s basketball team for the 2011-2012 season. Women's Basketball
October 28, 2011 Basketball Ticket Packages Available At Long Center Toby Lovecchio, director of athletics at The University of Scranton, has announced that season ticket passes for all regular-season Royal and Lady Royal home basketball games are on sale now in the Long Center, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
October 27, 2011 Lady Royals Picked Third In Landmark Conference Preseason Women's Basketball Poll Coming off a season in which it won 19 games and tied for the Landmark Conference regular season championship, The University of Scranton women’s basketball team has been picked to finish third in the conference’s preseason poll released Thursday afternoon by Joel Cookson, executive director of the Landmark Conference. Women's Basketball
June 23, 2011 Witko Appointed Full-Time Assistant Women's Basketball Coach Mike Strong, veteran University of Scranton women’s basketball coach, has announced that Stephanie E. Witko will join his staff as a full-time assistant coach for the upcoming 2011-2012 season. Women's Basketball
May 18, 2011 Kopecki Picks Up All-Middle Atlantic Region Honors By D3hoops.com For Third Straight Season For the third straight season, Megan Kopecki (Millington, N.J./Watchung Hills Regional), a senior guard on The University of Scranton women’s basketball team, earned a spot on D3hoops.com’s all-Middle Atlantic Region team. Women's Basketball
May 18, 2011 Kopecki 'Three-Peats' As Landmark Player of the Year; King Also Honored Megan Kopecki (Millington, N.J./Watchung Hills Regional), a senior guard on The University of Scranton women’s basketball team, is now 4-for-4 when it comes to receiving special awards from the Landmark Conference. Women's Basketball
May 18, 2011 Second-Half Meltdown Costly For Lady Royals in 67-49 Loss To Juniata in Landmark Championship Game Saturday HUNTINGDON, Pa.—For the second straight year, The University of Scranton came up short in the Landmark Conference championship game. Women's Basketball
February 23, 2011 Lady Royals Down Moravian, 64-49, In Landmark Semifinal Action Wednesday At The Long Center Behind Solid Efforts By Sweeney, Pallotta SCRANTON, Pa.—On a team filled with plenty of senior leadership, it was the play of first-year guard Alison Sweeney (Wall, N.J./Saint Rose) and sophomore forward Tayler Pallotta (Dunmore, Pa./Dunmore) that lifted The University of Scranton to a 64-49 victory over Moravian College in the semifinals of the Landmark Conference tournament Wednesday evening at the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 21, 2011 Lady Royals, Royals To Host Landmark Conference Semifinal Games Wednesday At The Long Center The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball teams will host Landmark Conference semifinal games this Wednesday, February 23, at the Long Center. Women's Basketball
February 19, 2011 McLane's Late 3-Pointers Spark Lady Royals Past Moravian, 64-56, in Landmark Regular-Season Finale Saturday At The Long Center SCRANTON, Pa.—Senior guard Colleen McLane (Scranton, Pa./Scranton Preparatory) stole teammate Megan Kopecki’s (Millington, N.J./Watchung Hills Regional) thunder in The University of Scranton’s 64-56 victory over Moravian College in the regular-season finale for both teams Saturday afternoon at the Long Center. Women's Basketball
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11/15/14
Women's Basketball
Scranton
Misericordia
TBA
Anderson Center, Dallas, Pa.
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11/18/14
Women's Basketball
Scranton
Haverford
TBA
Haverford, Pa.
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11/21/14
Women's Basketball
Wilkes
Scranton
TBA
@ Allentown, Pa.
Scotty Wood Tournament, Muhlenberg College
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11/22/14
Women's Basketball
Scranton
3rd-Place/Championship Game, Scotty Wood Tournament
TBA
Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa.
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11/25/14
Women's Basketball
King's (Pa.)
Scranton
5:30 PM
Long Center, Scranton, Pa.
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3/14/14
Women's Basketball
77
Scranton
82
Montclair St.
Final
@ FDU-Florham, Madison, N.J.
NCAA Tournament, third round
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3/8/14
Women's Basketball
71
Vassar
72
Scranton
Final
NCAA Tournament, second round
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3/7/14
Women's Basketball
63
Bridgewater St.
88
Scranton
Final
NCAA Division III Tournament First Round
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3/1/14
Women's Basketball
61
Moravian
74
Scranton
Final
Landmark Championship
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2/26/14
Women's Basketball
53
Juniata
74
Scranton
Final
Landmark Semifinal
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School Conf All
Scranton 13-1 26-4
Catholic 12-2 22-6
Moravian 10-4 20-8
Juniata 7-7 14-12
Drew 6-8 13-13
Susquehanna 6-8 12-12
Goucher 2-12 6-18
Merchant Marine 0-14 4-20

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