2014-15 Harvard Women's Basketball News

December 20, 2014
Game Winner by Healy Pushes Women’s Basketball Past Northeastern, 67-65
Two late threes by senior captain Erin McDonnell and a game-winning jumper by junior forward AnnMarie Healy concluded a late comeback by Harvard women’s basketball (5-4) over Northeastern, 67-65. The Crimson was led by senior forward Temi Fagbenle with 16 points and 16 rebounds, the 23rd double-double of her career.

December 20, 2014
Game Recap: Game Winner by Healy Pushes Women’s Basketball Past Northeastern, 67-65

December 18, 2014
Women’s Basketball Returns Home For Northeastern Matchup
After a month-long road swing, Harvard women’s basketball returns to the friendly confines of Lavietes Pavilion to take on local foe Northeastern this afternoon. The game will be shown live on the Ivy League Digital Network.

December 16, 2014
Harvard Athletics - Fall 2014 Highlights

December 7, 2014
Women’s Basketball Falls to Maine, 65-46
Harvard women’s basketball (4-4) dropped a 65-46 decision at Maine Sunday afternoon at the Cross Insurance Center. Junior forward AnnMarie Healy paced the Crimson with 13 points, adding four rebounds.

December 4, 2014
Women’s Basketball Travels North to Maine
After taking care of Massachusetts on the road, Harvard women’s basketball heads north to take on America East foe Maine Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. Fans can watch live on America East TV.

December 3, 2014
Women’s Basketball Pushes Past UMass, 75-62
Behind the play of senior captain Erin McDonnell and senior forward Temi Fagbenle, the Harvard women’s basketball team defeated Massachusetts, 75-62, Wednesday evening at the Mullins Center.

December 3, 2014
Healy Nominated for 2015 Allstate Good Works Team
AnnMarie Healy of the Harvard women’s basketball team has been nominated to the 2015 Allstate Good Works Team, announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), and Allstate Insurance Company.

December 3, 2014
Game Recap: Harvard Women's Basketball Defeats UMass, 75-62

December 2, 2014
Women’s Basketball Continues Road Swing at Massachusetts

December 1, 2014
Game Recap: Record Night for Fagbenle as Women's Basketball Falls to Temple

November 30, 2014
Despite Record-Breaking Night from Fagbenle, Women’s Basketball Falls to Temple, 81-69
Senior forward Temi Fagbenle broke the Harvard women’s basketball record with 24 rebounds, adding 23 points, but it would not be enough as the Crimson fell to Temple, 81-69, Sunday evening on the final day of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Challenge at Mohegan Sun.

November 30, 2014
Women's Basketball Wraps Hall of Fame Challenge vs. Temple

November 25, 2014
Triple by McDonnell Captures 79-76 OT Win for Women’s Basketball Over Holy Cross
Senior captain Erin McDonnell buried a three pointer at the top of the key and Harvard women’s basketball held strong on the defensive end to secure a 79-76 overtime win over Holy Cross on the final day of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Challenge at Purcell Pavilion. The Crimson (3-2) was led by a quartet of double-figure scorers, including a personal best 22 points from senior Ali Curtis.

November 24, 2014
Women’s Basketball Falls to No. 3/2 Notre Dame, 97-43
Harvard women’s basketball (2-2) dropped a 97-43 decision at No. 3/2 Notre Dame on the second day of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Challenge at Purcell Pavilion. The Crimson registered a strong second-half effort, but could not surmount the Fighting Irish lead.

November 23, 2014
Trio Lead Women’s Basketball Past Quinnipiac, 87-83
Three Harvard women’s basketball players registered double-doubles, as the Crimson (2-1) used a late surge to take out Quinnipiac, 87-83, on the first day of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Tournament at Purcell Pavilion. Temi Fagbenle (28 points, 11 rebounds), Erin McDonnell (18 points, 13 rebounds) and AnnMarie Healy (18 points, 11 rebounds) became the first trio of Crimson student-athletes to post double-doubles in the same game since Jan. 14, 2000.

November 23, 2014
Game Recap: Women's Basketball Edges Quinnipiac, 87-83

November 21, 2014
Women's Basketball Heads to Hall of Fame Tournament
Harvard women’s basketball travels to South Bend, Indiana to participate in the Basketball Hall of Fame Tournament, hosted by Notre Dame. The Crimson kicks off the tournament with a Sunday evening matchup with Quinnipiac before facing No. 3/2 Notre Dame on Monday and Holy Cross on Tuesday.

November 17, 2014
BU Second-Half Surge Too Much for Women’s Basketball
Harvard women’s basketball (1-1) fell to Boston University (1-1) Monday night at Case Gymnasium, as the Terriers used an inside game to overcome a 17-point deficit and best the Crimson, 63-61.

November 17, 2014
Game Recap: Women's Basketball Falls at BU, 63-62

November 15, 2014
Women’s Basketball Drops Colgate, 68-53, to Start 2014-15 Season
The Harvard women’s basketball team, paced by a combined 31 points from seniors Temi Fagbenle and Kaitlyn Dinkins, posted a 68-53 win over Colgate to start the 2014-15 season Saturday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion.

November 15, 2014
Game Recap: Women's Basketball Bests Colgate, 68-53

November 13, 2014
Women’s Basketball Opens 2014-15 Season Against Colgate, at BU
Harvard women’s basketball opens its 41st season of play with two Patriot League teams, welcoming Colgate to Lavietes Pavilion Nov. 15 and heading to Boston University for a Nov. 17 matchup. The Crimson and Raiders are set for a 2 p.m. tip on the Ivy League Digital Network, while Harvard heads to BU for a 7 p.m. contest on the Patriot League Network.

November 10, 2014
Women's Basketball: Season Preview

October 27, 2014
Women’s Basketball Picked Third in Ivy League Preseason Poll
Harvard women’s basketball earned one first-place vote and was picked third in the Ivy League Preseason Media Poll, it was announced Tuesday. The rankings nearly mirror the final standings from last season, where the Crimson went 11-3 in conference play and finished one game behind first-place Penn.

October 27, 2014
Women’s Basketball Gives Back with Visit to Charles River Center
Members of the Harvard women’s basketball team headed to the Charles River Center Friday, a therapeutic day services program for adults with physical and mental disabilities, to spend time with the residents.

October 9, 2014
Harvard Athletics, NESN To Broadcast Select Home Events
Harvard Athletics is pleased to announce that the New England Sports Network (NESN) will broadcast five home events live in 2014-15.

October 7, 2014
Around The Yard: Kirby Porter

September 10, 2014
Harvard Athletics Announces Continued Partnership with ESPN3 for Select Home Events

September 2, 2014
Single Game Tickets Now Available for Women’s Basketball
Single-game tickets for the Harvard women's basketball team's home games are now on sale through the Harvard ticket office. Fans can purchase tickets at the he Harvard ticket office, located in the Murr Center at 65 N. Harvard Street, Boston, Mass, online at, or by calling 617-495-2211.

September 2, 2014
Delaney-Smith adds Brett Benzio to Women’s Basketball Staff
Harvard women’s basketball head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith has announced the addition of Brett Benzio as an assistant coach, completing the coaching staff for the 2014-15 season.

August 25, 2014
Welcome to the New!

August 14, 2014
Harvard Announces Expansion of Ivy League Digital Network Efforts

August 12, 2014
Season Tickets on Sale for Women’s Basketball
Season tickets are now on sale for Harvard women’s basketball’s 2014-15 season through, it was announced Tuesday. Season tickets are priced at $100 for adults and $50 for youth, ages 12 and younger.

August 8, 2014
Women’s Basketball Announces 2014-15 Schedule
Harvard women’s basketball head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith announced the 2014-15 schedule today. The Crimson will play 11 games at Lavietes Pavilion.

August 4, 2014
Harvard Athletics Season in Review - Winter 2013-14

July 3, 2014
Women's Basketball - #Chillin4Charity

June 9, 2014
Kelly Cole Named Head Coach at Northeastern
Kelly Cole, a member of the Harvard women’s basketball coaching staff over the last two seasons, has accepted the position of head coach at Northeastern University, the school announced today.

June 9, 2014
Women’s Basketball Announces Class of 2018
Harvard women’s basketball will welcome four student-athletes from the Class of 2018 to the program this fall, head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith announced Monday.

June 4, 2014
Clark Signs with Lavezzini Parma of Italy
Harvard women’s basketball guard Christine Clark has signed with Lavezzini Parma of the Italy A1 league, the organization announced.