Minutewomen seniors Megan Burke and Alyx Stiff were honored prior to the game against La Salle Sunday afternoon.
Freshman Hailey Leidel tallied 26 points to lead the Minutewomen to their third straight victory.
The Massachusetts women’s basketball team split a pair of games at the Hawkeye Classic over the weekend, the first of two tournaments UMass will play in the regular season this year. On Sunday, freshman Hailey Leidel drained a 3-pointer with time expiring to power the Minutewomen to a 59-58 win over Montana, helping to make up for a tough 71-30 loss to the host Iowa the day before. “Really happy with the split,” UMass coach Tory Verdi said in a phone interview with the Massachusetts Daily Collegian Tuesday. “Playing against Iowa, BIG 10 school, obviously they were tough, but I’m…
The Minutewomen could not come back from an opening run by the Bulls in their first game of the season, losing 61-47.