Daily Collegian staff reporter Joey Saade stopped by UMass women's basketball practice this week to speak to members of the team in advance of the season. The Minutewomen are getting set to open the season at home in the Mullins Center on Friday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m.
The Massachusetts women's basketball team is ready to turn the page.
After a disappointing 3-26 finish to last season--their worst in 23
years--the Minutewomen are focused on flipping the switch and reversing
If they plan on doing so, they will have to get contributions from the younger players on their roster.
Entering the season, nine out of the 13 players on the roster are
entering either their first or second year in collegiate athletics.
Three of those players are freshmen Alyx Stiff, Meredith Tarver and
Kymber Hill. Another newcomer is redshirt sophomore Amber Dillon, who
sat out last season after transferring from Maine.
UMass coach Sharon Dawley is looking forward to coaching these young players as the season gets underway...
Read the rest of the story through the Daily Collegian website. More information on the women's basketball program is available through UMassAthletics.com.