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Women’s Basketball vs. Delaware Preview

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Probable Starters:

UMBC (4-2):
C- Topé Obajolu (6.7 ppg, 4.7 rpg, .459 FG%)
F- Erin Brown (11.6 ppg, 5.2 rpg, .451 FG%)
G- Carlee Cassidy (13.3 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 2.5 apg)
G- Michelle Kurowski (17.7 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 2. apg)
G- Katie Brooks (6.8 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 3.3 apg)

Key Reserves:
C- Chrissy Robinson (2.2 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 1.000 FG%)
F- Kim Browning (0.0 ppg, 1.0 rpg, 0.2 bpg)
G- Chelsea Barker (6.0 ppg, 2.0 rpg, .538 FG%)
G- Michele Brokans (1.0 ppg, 2.5 apg, 1.3 rpg)

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Women’s Basketball Comesback for 59-51 Win Over Navy

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It was two unlikely heroes that came up big for UMBC to break a half time deficit and walk away with a win. Topé Obajolu recorded a double-double with 12 points and 14 rebounds, and Chelsea Barker was tied for a team high in points with 15 to go with five rebounds in the game.

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Written by Corey Johns

December 2, 2009 at 8:47 pm

Women’s Basketball vs. Navy Preview

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Probable Starters:

UMBC (3-2):
C- Topé Obajolu (5.6 ppg, 2.8 rpg, .500 FG%)
F- Erin Brown (11.6 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 1.0 spg)
G- Carlee Cassidy (13.0 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 2.4 apg)
G- Michelle Kurowski (19.4 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 3.0 apg)
G- Katie Brooks (7.0 ppg, 4.0 apg, 4.0 rpg)

Key Reserves:
F- Chrissy Robinson (2.6 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 1.000 FG%)
F- Kim Browning (0.0 ppg, 1.3 rpg, 0.3 bpg)
G- Chelsea Barker (3.0 ppg, 1.0 rpg, 0.3 apg)
G- Michele Brokans (0.8 ppg, 2.8 apg, 1.4 rpg)

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Michelle Kurowski Win’s Second America East Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Award

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For the second time in three weeks sophomore guard Michelle Kurowski won the America East women’s player of the week award.

During the week the team won a pair of games and she averaged a team-high 21.5 points and 8.5 rebounds. She shot 44.8% from the field (13-28) and 87.5% from the charity stripe (14-16). She also recorded four assists and four steals in the two games.

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Written by Corey Johns

November 30, 2009 at 8:13 pm

Women’s Basketball Get Second Straight Win With Victory Over Bucknell, 68-63

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Michelle Kurowski played all 40 minutes of the game and scored a game high 29 points in a 68-63 win on the road over Bucknell. She also led the team with three steals and was tied for first on the team with seven rebounds. She shot 50.0% from the field going 9-18 including 1-4 from three point range. She also went 10-12 from the free throw line.

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Women’s Basketball @ Bucknell Preview

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Probable Starters:

UMBC (2-2):
C- Topé Obajolu (5.5 ppg, 2.8 rpg, .526 FG%)
F- Meghan Colabella (11.8 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 1.3 bpg)
G- Carlee Cassidy (13.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.0 apg)
G- Michelle Kurowski (17.0 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 3.5 apg)
G- Katie Brooks (5.8 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 4.0 apg)

Key Reserves:
C- Chrissy Robinson (2.3 ppg, 0.8 rpg, 1.000 FG%)
F- Erin Brown (13.0 ppg, 5.3 rpg, .525 FG%)
G- Chelsea Barker (3.0 ppg, 1.0 rpg, .333 FG%)
G- Michele Brokans (1.0 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 3.3 apg)

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Cassidy’s Last Second Lay-up Lifts UMBC Past Towson, 74-72

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It was almost a guaranteed overtime situation for the Retrievers as Towson broke their four point led with under 30 seconds to go and the game tied at 72 with just six second left.

After a half court inbound in Michelle Brokans, who them made her way into the paint, Phil Stern called an immediate time out with nearly no time take off the clock, leaving UMBC with a few ticks of the clock to get one shot off.

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Written by Corey Johns

November 25, 2009 at 11:34 am