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.
February 27, 1990 |
The Holy Family basketball teams captured a pair of Keystone Athletic Conference titles Saturday night at the College Center. The women (29-2) picked up their third straight league championship with a 75-62 victory over Columbia Union (16-11). The men (24-6) won their first KAC crown by claiming a 91-72 win over Columbia Union (20-12). Both teams advanced to the NAIA District 19 playoffs, scheduled to start Thursday night at the College Center. At 7, the women will face the winner of today's game between Columbia Union and Philadelphia Pharmacy.
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.
February 25, 2005 |
The Holy Family women's basketball team could not overcome a poor performance from the free-throw line Tuesday at Bloomfield and fell, 70-65. The loss snapped the Tigers' 15-game winning streak. Two nights earlier, Holy Family had survived poor shooting from the field and escaped with a 78-76 win at Post University. Against Bloomfield, the Tigers shot 19 for 33 (57.6 percent) from the line and dropped their first Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference game of the season. The Tigers were 19-1 heading into last night's game at Caldwell College.
March 12, 2012 |
There is one thing that the Holy Family women's basketball team has in common with the Cabrini men's basketball team and that is knowing when to go on a winning run. The Division II Tigers (26-7) won their 13th straight game on Saturday with a 71-61 victory over Southern Connecticut State in the East Region semifinals in Waltham, Mass. And the Division III Cavaliers (30-1) extended their winning streak to 21 games with a 78-58 victory over Scranton in the Elite Eight played in Middlebury, Vt. It was Cabrini's first appearance ever in the Elite Eight.
March 6, 1998 |
The Holy Family women's basketball team, fresh off a dazzling display in the NAIA Division II Northeast Region championship game, was rewarded yesterday with the No. 11 seed in next week's 32-team national tournament in Sioux City, Iowa. The Tigers, who breezed to a 102-44 victory over Indiana University-Southeast in the regional title game Monday night at the HF College Center, will face Minot (N.D) State (20-7), the 22d seed, in a first-round game at 5 p.m. Thursday. All games will be played in the Sioux City Auditorium.
March 12, 1999 |
They were bigger, faster and stronger. Black Hills (S.D.) State was everything Holy Family head coach Dan Williams thought it would be in the first round of the NAIA Division II men's national tournament in Nampa, Idaho. "A lot of people here are saying they have a real good chance to win the whole thing," Williams said last night after the Tigers were eliminated, 99-76, from the 32-team tournament. "They have outside power. They're tall inside and very athletic," Williams said.