May 14, 1999 |
A difficult one-run loss knocked Holy Family from the winner's bracket of the NAIA Northeast Atlantic Regional softball tournament on Wednesday. Another one ended the best season in Tigers history yesterday. Georgian Court rallied from a 2-0 first-inning deficit with a single run in the second inning and two more runs in the third to nip Holy Family, 3-2, in the four-team double-elimination tournament on the Tigers' home field. Holy Family, which had fallen into the losers' bracket after a 6-5 loss to St. Joseph's of Standish, Maine, one day earlier, finished the season at 36-9.
February 29, 2000 |
Holy Family overcame shaky shooting with dominating defense last night as it outlasted Dominican, 56-45, to capture the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference women's basketball championship. The victory, accomplished at the University of the Sciences, gave the Tigers the conference's automatic berth into the NAIA Division II national tournament, which begins March 8 in Sioux City, Iowa. Holy Family (29-3), the fourth-ranked NAIA Division II team, will be making its fifth straight appearance in the nationals.
February 4, 2009 |
Holy Family women's basketball coach Mike McLaughlin collected his 400th victory last night as the Tigers beat the University of the Sciences, 64-47, in a Central Atlantic College Conference game at the Bobby Morgan Arena in University City. In his 14th season, McLaughlin became the fastest to reach 400 wins at any level in his sport. His Tigers compete in Division II. "I give our team a lot of credit," said McLaughlin, whose record at Holy Family is 400-59. "Our players knew they could be part of history, but they stayed focused on what we wanted to do. " Christine McCollum scored 20 points for the Tigers (19-4, 12-0 CACC)
March 13, 2003 |
The Holy Family College women's basketball team trailed Maine-Farmington by nine points yesterday with 14 minutes remaining in its first-round game in the NAIA Division II national tournament. If ever there was a time for panic, that would have been it, assistant coach Mike Moran said. "But these kids have been through the wars," Moran said. "They kept their poise and composure. " Holy Family responded with a 15-0 surge in the next seven minutes and went on to defeat Maine-Farmington, 71-66, at the Sioux City Auditorium in Sioux City, Iowa.
October 20, 2013 |
University of the Sciences junior Kaileen Bevenour (Washington Township) notched her 2,000th career assist in a 3-1 volleyball victory Friday over Holy Family in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference action. She becomes just the third player in program history to record 2,000 or more assists. The Devils are 9-15, 5-6, and the Tigers are 10-11, 6-5. Sophomores Meg O'Day and Keri Godbe combined for 26 kills as Haverford College swept past visiting Johns Hopkins University, 3-0, in Centennial Conference action.
March 11, 2012
The Holy Family women's basketball team advanced to Monday's NCAA Division II East Regional championship game with a 71-61 victory over second-seeded Southern Connecticut State, in Waltham, Mass., Saturday night. The Tigers' leading scorer Erin Mann (Villa Maria) led all scorers with 25 points. Teammate Ana Cruz scored 18 in the victory. Sixth-seeded Holy Family (26-7) will face top-seeded Bentley, which beat Franklin-Pierce, 54-52, in the other semifinal, on Monday. The Owls finished the season 25-6.
April 14, 1988 |
On Monday afternoon, the Holy Family softball team traveled to Radnor Township to take on Harcum Junior College. When the Tigers finally found the field and the game began, they started out slowly. But in the final three innings, the Tigers put the game away behind sophomore Eileen Monaghan's three-hit shutout and three-run triple. The 13-0 victory boosted their record to 5-0. For much of the game, Monaghan was the only story. The second-year righthander struck out eight during the game and allowed only one Harcum baserunner to reach third.
March 22, 1988 |
The Holy Family College women's softball team has a tough act to follow: the Holy Family women's basketball team, which was 33-2. Fortunately for the softball team, five of its starters were on the district-winning basketball team. Softball coach Kate Murphy believes that the attitude and the talent from that team will spill over to the spring season. Even more important, 10 players from last year's 12-woman softball team are back from the first Holy Family softball team to finish better than .500.
March 9, 2002 |
Maybe Holy Family is holding back something for the later rounds of the NAIA Division II women's basketball tournament. Probably not, but the tournament favorites haven't wasted many points in the first two rounds of the 32-team competition. Two days after coming from behind to escape Green Mountain (Vt.), a 13-13 team, top-seeded Holy Family was pushed to the limit again yesterday. The Tigers survived another upset bid with a 72-64 win over unseeded South Dakota Tech. The Tigers will face the winner of last night's second-round matchup between Briar Cliff and Concordia in a quarterfinal game tonight.