2016-17 Basketball News

March 23, 2017
Putnam Selected to NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic
Senior Carlee Putnam to play in the NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic on Saturday, March 25.

February 27, 2017
Blue Jays Basketball Camp Returns Summer 2017
Head coach Brandon Gade and the USJ basketball team will host a pair of week long camps this summer.

February 18, 2017
Basketball Drops Season Finale at JWU Saturday, 71-54
The Blue Jays conclude the 2016-17 season with a 9-16 overall record, a six-win improvement from last season.

February 17, 2017
Late Surge Drops Basketball at Simmons Friday, 66-53
Sophomore Jada Lewis matched her career high in the setback to Simmons College on Friday night.

February 14, 2017
Basketball Falls on Senior Night to Albertus Magnus
Seniors Carlee Putnam and Elisha Pertillar played in their final home game of their careers Tuesday night.

February 13, 2017
Mayo Tabbed to NEWBA Weekly Honor Roll
The junior point guard averaged 22.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.5 steals in a 1-1 week for USJ.

February 11, 2017
Trio Leads Blue Jays Over Anna Maria Saturday, 69-56
Senior Carlee Putnam posted a huge double-double finishing with 23 points and a career-high 13 rebounds.

February 7, 2017
Mayo Has Career Night, Blue Jays Fall at Mount Ida
Junior Rajeen Mayo netted a career-high 27 points on the road against Mount Ida Tuesday evening.

February 4, 2017
Basketball Stalled By Johnson & Wales Saturday
Junior Rajeen Mayo finished with 17 points in a 77-54 setback to Johnson & Wales at home on Saturday.

February 2, 2017
Basketball Escapes With 53-48 Victory Over Nichols
Senior captain Carlee Putnam drained three free throws down the stretch to seal the victory Thursday night.

January 28, 2017
Third Quarter Sends Suffolk Past Blue Jays Saturday
Sophomore Dhimitra Hatika netted seven points off the bench for the Blue Jays on Saturday.

January 26, 2017
Blue Jays' Comeback Falls Just Short Against Rivier
Guest poured in a season-high 22 points, including 16 in the second half to fuel the USJ comeback against Rivier.

January 21, 2017
Basketball Drops GNAC Tilt at Emmanuel Saturday
Freshman Charlotte Eberhardt posted seven points and grabbed two rebounds in 20 minutes of play off the bench.

January 19, 2017
Basketball Halted at Saint Joseph's (Me.) Thursday
Sophomore Diamond Walden chipped in with nine points off the bench for USJ in the setback on Thursday night.

January 16, 2017
Basketball Sneaks Past Mount Ida Monday, 66-60
Junior Kayla Guest poured in a season-high 20 points to lift the Blue Jays past Mount Ida on Monday afternoon.

January 14, 2017
Putnam Powers Blue Jays Past Lasers Saturday, 63-51
Senior Carlee Putnam matched her season-high with 28 points to lift the Blue Jays to victory on Saturday.

January 12, 2017
Basketball Falls on the Road to Norwich, 68-48
Junior Kayla Guest posted a game-high and season-high 18 points in the setback to Norwich Thursday evening.

January 7, 2017
Basketball Stopped by Suffolk Sunday, 66-45
Junior Kayla Guest posted 15 points, six rebounds, three assists and two blocks in Sunday's setback to Suffolk.

January 4, 2017
Basketball Wins Third Straight, Tops Elms 76-64
Junior Rajeen Mayo led the Blue Jays with a game-high 20 points and five assists to down the Blazers Wednesday.

December 10, 2016
Defense Leads Basketball Past Mount Holyoke, 63-28
Senior Elisha Pertillar recorded her first career double-double in the victory with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

December 7, 2016
Putnam Powers Blue Jays Past Lesley Wednesday, 91-52
Senior Carlee Putnam posted her second career double-double with 28 points and 10 rebounds in the victory.

December 3, 2016
Basketball Downed by Emmanuel Saturday, 82-59
Senior Carlee Putnam netted a game-high 21 points for USJ in the setback

December 1, 2016
Basketball Stumped in GNAC Opener by Albertus Magnus
Junior Kayla Guest recorded her fourth straight double-double in the setback to Albertus Magnus on Thursday night.

November 27, 2016
Basketball Falls to Trinity Sunday, 63-48
Senior Carlee Putnam drained a game-high 18 points, but USJ fell to Trinity College, 63-48, on Sunday afternoon.

November 22, 2016
Basketball Stopped by Wentworth Tuesday, 66-52
Junior Rajeen Mayo logged her fourth straight game with 17+ points in a 66-52 setback on the road to Wentworth on Tuesday night.

November 19, 2016
Guest Posts Double-Double, USJ Tops Mitchell in Tip-Off Tournament Consolation Game
Junior Kayla Guest logged her first double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 rebounds in a 72-57 victory over Mitchell College in the USJ Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday.

November 18, 2016
Basketball Drops USJ Tip-Off Tournament Opener to Fitchburg State, 89-81
Despite a 28-point performance by senior Carlee Putnam, the USJ basketball team was edged 89-81 by Fitchburg State in the opening game of the 19th Annual USJ Tip-Off Tournament.

November 15, 2016
Basketball Dominates Season Opener Over Bay Path, 78-46
Five Blue Jays scored in double figures to power USJ to victory in its season opener at home on Tuesday night.

November 14, 2016
GNAC Announces Women's Basketball Preseason Poll
USJ was predicted to finish sixth in the South Division of the 2016-17 GNAC Preseason Coaches' Poll on Monday.

October 4, 2016
Gade Named Sixth USJ Head Basketball Coach
Brandon Gade and the USJ basketball team will begin the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, Nov. 15 against Bay Path.