Post Tagged with: "women’s basketball"

Junior guard Breanan Farrar dribbles for an opening against Howard University last season.
Photo by Terry Wright.

The chance of a lifetime and a lasting impact for Morgan women’s basketball

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterWhen the Lady Bears Traveled to the University of Richmond for a non-conference match-up earlier this season, they would lose their fourth straight game and hold a 2-10 record on the young season. Many frustrations, confusion and doubts but the Lady Bears still had something to celebrate. Junior guard Braennan Farrar scored her 1,000 career points. Farrar scored on a lay-up in the game against the Spiders solidifying her as the 14th player in Morgan State women’s basketball history to reach the milestone. She is currently the team’s leading scorer this season and shows no signs of stopping. […]

by · March 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Lady Bears put an end to losing streak

Lady Bears put an end to losing streak

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterIt took a team effort for the Morgan State University Lady Bears (3-19, 1-8 MEAC) to pick up their first MEAC victory of the season. Morgan defeated the North Carolina Central University Lady Eagles (3-16, 2-6 MEAC) 44-42 Saturday at Hill Field House. Senior guard Ivy Harrington came off the bench scoring a team high eight points. The team’s leading scorer, junior guard Braennan Farrar also had eight points. Junior forward Tykyrah Williams and sophomore guard Chelsea Mitchell each scored seven points. Junior guard Zuri White grabbed a game-high seven rebounds and Williams finished with six. Morgan […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Sophomore guard Chelsea Mitchell prepares to run a play in a 61-26 loss to FAMU.
Photo by Wyman Jones.

Basketball Jones continue for the Lady Bears

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterThe Morgan State University Lady Bears (2-19, 0-8) went into Monday’s game searching for their first MEAC victory of the season. Instead, they suffered a second snake bite to the Florida A&M University Rattler Women (6-15, 4-4) losing drastically 61-26. The Rattler Women defeated the Lady Bears 51-48 January 9 in Tallahassee, Fla. This game, however, was far less exciting. Morgan missed their first nine shots in the opening period, resulting in FAMU scoring 16 unanswered points. Junior forward Tykyrah Williams gave the Lady Bears their first bucket of the game with three minutes left in the […]

by · January 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Jihayah Chavis avoids a double-team against UMBC.
Photo by Benjamin McKnight III

Lady Bears snap losing streak against UMBC

by Stephen-Michael Thompson Jr., Contributing WriterThe Morgan State University women’s basketball team traveled to trip to RAC arena on Wednesday night on a five-game losing streak, and walked away with their second away win of the season, defeating University of Maryland Baltimore County 69-61. Even though they came out on top, the Lady Bears started slowly. Due to struggles on offense, the Retrievers started the game with a 22-15 lead after the 1st Quarter. The Lady Bears fought back to cut the UMBC lead to 35-28 by the half. During halftime, head coach Edward Davis told his team to “look […]

by · December 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Freshman D'Jhai Patterson-Ricks drives down the court in a win against Washington Adventist University.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Lady Bears rebound from loss to win home opener

Stephen-Michael Thompson Jr., Contributing WriterThe Morgan State University Lady Bears defeated the Washington Adventist University Shock 79-28 in their home opener. The Lady Bears lead for the entire contest, holding the Shock to nine first half points and nineteen 2nd half points. Morgan dominated both sides of the court in an intense fashion. Defensively, the Bears full court press froze the Washington Adventist offense throughout the game. The Lady Bears collected 21 steals while holding the Shock to a 21% shooting percentage. Junior Tykyrah Williams mentioned that the Lady Bears “wanted to get all of the steals they could”. They […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS