2013-14 MIT Women's Basketball News
December 10, 2013
Women's Basketball Fights off Framingham State, 53-50
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A reverse layup by sophomore Durva Bhandare (North Brunswick, N.J.) helped MIT clinch a 53-50 victory over Framingham State University in a non-conference women’s basketball game on Tuesday night. The Rams generated four shots during the final 28 seconds but a put-back by junior Samantha Irvine (Franklin, Mass.) came right after the buzzer sounded.
December 9, 2013
Sabrina Drammis Collects NEWMAC and NEWBA Weekly Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT sophomore Sabrina Drammis (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) was tabbed the NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week in addition to earning a spot on the New England Women’s Basketball Association Honor Roll after leading the Engineers to a pair of victories. She averaged 19 points, seven rebounds, and 2.5 steals in helping the Cardinal and Gray improve to 4-3 on the year.
December 7, 2013
Three Reach Double-Digits in MIT's Win Over Mount Holyoke
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Despite a second-half run that brought Mount Holyoke College within 10 points with just six minutes left to play, the MIT women’s basketball team held on for a 47-32 NEWMAC victory on Saturday afternoon. Playing all 40 minutes, junior Mari Kordell (Ijamsville, Md.) compiled 15 points, five rebounds, four assists, and four steals for the Engineers (4-3, 3-2 NEWMAC). Junior Amber Legare (Chicopee, Mass.) led the Lyons (2-4, 1-4 NEWMAC) with a game-high 16 points to go along with seven rebounds and two steals.
December 4, 2013
Engineers Capitalize on Turnovers in 64-29 Win over Simmons
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT generated 32 points off of 23 Simmons College turnovers en route to a 64-29 victory in non-conference women’s basketball action on Wednesday night. Sophomore Sabrina Drammis (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) led all scorers with 23 points on 10-for-15 shooting from the floor and had a 3-of-4 performance at the charity stripe for the Engineers (3-3). Senior Leah Davis (Cranston, R.I.) paced the Sharks (1-5) with 15 points to go along with four rebounds.
November 26, 2013
Coast Guard Holds Off MIT, 77-56
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The U.S. Coast Guard Academy used a 15-4 run during the final five minutes of regulation to secure a 77-56 victory over MIT in a NEWMAC women’s basketball game on Tuesday night. Sophomore Sabrina Drammis (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) paced the Engineers (2-3, 1-2 NEWMAC) with 18 points and five steals in addition to registering seven rebounds and two assists.
November 23, 2013
Women's Basketball Tops Springfield, 72-59
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A 13-2 run during the final 4:30 of the first half helped propel the MIT women’s basketball team to a 72-59 victory over Springfield College in a NEWAMC game on Saturday afternoon. Junior Mari Kordell (Ijamsville, Md.) led all scorers with 23 points to go along with six assists and three steals for the Engineers (2-2, 1-1 NEWMAC). Freshman Lexi Windwer (Milton, Mass.) paced the Pride (1-3, 0-2 NEWMAC) with 18 points on 4-of-7 shooting from beyond the arc.
November 20, 2013
Emerson Edges out Engineers, 74-69, in NEWMAC Opener
BOSTON, Mass. – Despite four players reaching double-digits in scoring it would not be enough as Emerson College defeated MIT, 74-69, in the NEWMAC women’s basketball opener for both squads on Wednesday night. Sophomore Sabrina Drammis (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) led the way for the Engineers (1-2, 0-1 NEWMAC) with 23 points and 10 rebounds.
November 17, 2013
Second-Half Surge Powers MIT Past Regis, 61-40
WESTON, Mass. – The MIT women's basketball team rattled off 11 unanswered points to start the second half en route to a 61-40 victory over Regis College in the consolation game of the Regis College Invitational on Sunday afternoon. Sophomore Sabrina Drammis (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) led all scorers with 16 points and added seven rebounds for the Engineers (1-1) as she also collected All-Tournament Team honors.
November 16, 2013
Ilutzi Leads Women’s Basketball in Loss to Suffolk
WESTON, Mass. – Freshman Liana Ilutzi (East Hanover, N.J.) produced a team-high 12 points as the MIT women’s basketball team fell to Suffolk University, 73-50, in its season-opener at the Regis College Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Engineers will continue tournament action on Sunday when it will square off with the host Pride at 1:00 p.m.