2005 Women's Basketball News

Turner Named to D3Hoops.com All-Region Team
Dover, DE - T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) was named D3hoops.com 2nd Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region in women's basketball, which was announced early Wednesday morning.  Turner, a junior, averaged 18.5 points, 5.75 rebounds, 3.71 assists and 1.96 steals on the season, where she helped lead the Lady Wolverines to a 19-9 record.  Turner was also the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) Player of the Year and was also 1st Team All-PAC for the second consecutive season.  Wesley won the PAC Southern Division and earned an ECAC bid.

This is the fourth consecutive year that D3hoops.com has announced All-Region teams.  Players were nominated for these awards by the Sports Information Directors (SIDs) at the various schools.  A record 606 players were nominated nationwide. The ballot was then made available to the SIDs, who voted for 10 players in their region. SIDs voted for six frontcourt players and four backcourt players, to insure balance.

Lady Wolverines Fall to Moravian in ECAC's
(Wednesday, March 2nd)
Dover, DE - #8 Wesley College (19-9) fell to #1 Moravian College (23-5) by a final score of 81-55, in the quarterfinal round of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Women's Basketball Southern Championship on Wednesday night.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) paced Wesley with 14 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocked shots.  Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) added 13 points and 2 rebounds, while Heather Kennedy (Villas, NJ/Lower Cape May) had 10 points and 3 rebounds.  Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) had a game-high 13 rebounds.

Wesley was 20-of-68 (29.4%) from the field and 12-of-22 (54.4%) from the free-throw line.  Wesley finishes the year 19-9 overall.  The Lady Wolverines broke the school record for wins in the PAC with 14, while also winning the PAC Southern Division.

Women's Basketball Earns ECAC South Bid
(Monday, February 28th)
Dover, DE - The Wesley College women's basketball team earned the #8 seed into the ECAC Division III Women's Southern Division Basketball Championship.  The Lady Wolverines will face #1 Moravian College on Wednesday, March 2nd at 7:00 at Moravian College.  The winner of the Wesley/Moravian game will face the winner of the #4 Pitt-Greensberg/#5 Widener game, with the game being played at the highest remaining seed of the semifinal teams.  Wesley is 19-8 on the season, while Moravian is 22-5.

Wesley Loses Heartbreaker to Lady Griffins, 88-85
(Friday, February 25th)
Dover, DE - Wesley College (19-8) fell to Gwynedd-Mercy College (16-11) in overtime by a final score of 88-85, in PAC semifinal play in front of a sell-out crowd in Jim and Shirley Wentworth Gymnasium.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) scored a game-high 33 points for Wesley.

The Lady Griffins jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead and pushed the margin to 13 (20-7) on a jump shot by Karen Tierney (Philadelphia, PA/Kennedy-Kenrick) at the 10:08 mark in the first half.  Wesley battled back going on a 13-4 run to go into halftime down 30-27.

The Lady Wolverines grabbed their first lead with 13:15 remaining in the second half on a lay-up by Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney).  Casarotto finished with 10 points for Wesley.  Wesley held its largest lead of the half, going up 69-61 on a jumper by Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) for 2 of her 16 points.  Gwynedd-Mercy tied the game at 73-73 with :44 seconds remaining on a free-throw by Tierney, which finished off a 12-4 run for GMC.  After a timeout, the Lady Griffins had the ball with :27 seconds remaining, but were unable to convert the shot attempt.

In overtime, Wesley jumped out to a quick 77-73 lead and pushed the lead to 7 (85-78), with 2:36 remaining in the extra period.  Lauren Healy (Glenmore, PA/Owen J. Roberts) put GMC up 86-85 with :57 seconds remaining.  Wesley was held scoreless for the final 2:36 as the Lady Griffins went on a 10-0 run to finish the game.

Healy led GMC with 24 points on 8-of-15 shooting, while grabbing 7 rebounds in the effort.  Gina Morano (Philadelphia, PA/Nazareth Academy) had 21 points, while Tierney added 16.  Wesley's Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) had 18 points and a game-high 22 rebounds.  The Lady Wolverines committed only 16 turnovers to 22 of GMC and held a 57-51 advantage on the boards.

Wesley Defeats Eastern in PAC Quarters, 78-54
(Tuesday, February 22nd)
Dover, DE - Wesley College (19-7) defeated Eastern University (11-14) by a final score of 78-54, in PAC quarterfinal action on Tuesday night.  Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) paced the Lady Wolverines with 26 points on 11-of-20 shooting, while adding 6 steals.  Lundy dropped in 21 points in the 1st half helping Wesley go into halftime with a 45-28 lead.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) added 23 points, 5 steals and 4 assists.  Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) and Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) had 13 and 10 points respectively, with Smith grabbing a game-high 13 rebounds.

Lundy scored Wesley's first 7 points in the game and helped Wesley to its largest lead of the first half on a field goal at the 2:41 mark, to put the Lady Wolverines up 43-23.  Eastern was able to cut the Wesley lead down to 14 (47-33) on a 3-point basket by Jacey Bray (Murphy's, CA/Bret Hart) with 15:36 remaining in the game, but was unable to get any closer the rest of the way.  Eastern was led by Marci Pentz's (Mickleton, NJ/Kingsway) 23 points, 11 rebounds and 2 steals.  Amanda Magri (Clayton, DE/Smyrna) added 10 points for the Lady Eagles.

Wesley shot 30-of-71 (42.3%) for the game and forced Eastern into 24 turnovers.  Wesley has now won 7 straight games and will face #3 Gwynedd-Mercy on Thursday, February 24th with tip-off slated for 7:00 at Jim and Shirley Wentworth Gymnasium.  With the win, Wesley is making its second straight appearance into the PAC semifinal game.

Lundy Leads Lady Wolverines to Win over Griffins
Gain the #2 seed in the PAC Tournament
(Wednesday, February 16th)
Gwynedd Valley, PA - Wesley College (18-7, 14-2) defeated conference opponent Gwynedd-Mercy College (14-10, 12-3) by a final score of 77-70 on Wednesday night in women's basketball action.  With the win, Wesley earned the #2 seed in the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) tournament and broke the school record for wins in conference play with 14.  Wesley has now won 6 in a row to finish out regular season play and will host a first round game on Tuesday, February 22nd, with an opponent and time still to be determined.

The Lady Wolverines had four players in double-figures being led by Brittany Lundy's (New Castle, DE/William Penn) 28 points, 5 steals, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.  Lundy was also 6-of-11 from 3-point range.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) and Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) had 19 points apiece, while Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) had 11 points.  Smith added 11 rebounds in the effort.  Heather Kennedy (Villas, NJ/Lower Cape May) dished out a game-high 5 assists.

Wesley shot 29-of-72 (40.3%) from the field and held a 44-40 advantage on the boards.  The Lady Wolverines forced Gwynedd-Mercy into 17 turnovers on the night.  Wesley went into halftime up 29-28, with the game seeing 3 ties and 7 lead changes.

Lady Wolverines Roll to Win over Neumann, 81-49
(Monday, February 14th)
Aston, PA - Wesley College (17-7, 13-2) went on the road to face conference foe Neumann College (6-16, 4-9), defeating the Knights by a final score of 81-49 in women's basketball action.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) led Wesley with 24 points and 9 rebounds, while shooting 3-of-6 from 3-point range.  Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) posted 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting.  Lundy also added 4 rebounds, 3 steals and 1 assist on the night.  Wesley shot 31-of-59 (52.5%) and held a 45-37 advantage on the boards.  The Lady Wolverines have now won 7 of their last 8 games.

Smith Leads Wesley over Mighty Macs, 72-49
(Saturday, February 12th)
Dover, DE - Wesley College (16-7, 12-2) defeated conference opponent Immaculata University (3-18, 1-11) by a final score of 72-49 in women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon.  Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) scored a game-high 23 points on 10-of-12 shooting.  Smith also grabbed 13 rebounds in the effort.  Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) and T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) had 18 and 13 points respectively.  Casarotto added 5 blocks and 5 steals for Wesley. 

Wesley out-rebounded the Mighty Macs 49-36, while also forcing 25 turnovers.  The Lady Wolverines shot 31-of-74 (41.9%) from the field.

Lady Wolverines Continue to Stay Hot
(Wednesday, February 9th)
Dover, DE - Wesley College (15-7, 11-2) defeated conference opponent Rosemont College (10-8, 8-5) by a final score of 76-48 in women's basketball action on Wednesday night.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) and Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) led Wesley with 18 and 17 points on the night.  Smith was 7-of-12 from the field and added 9 rebounds in the effort.  Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) had another strong outing putting up 16 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals.  Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) dropped in 13 points for Wesley.

Wesley forced Rosemont into 23 turnovers, while out-rebounding the Ramblers 49-44.  The Lady Wolverines have now won 5 of their last 6 games and are currently leading the PAC Southern Division.

Lady Wolverines Win over Mighty Macs, 72-47
(Monday, February 7th)
Immaculata, PA - Wesley College (14-7, 10-2) defeated Immaculata University (3-16, 1-9) by a final score of 72-47 in women's basketball action on Monday night.  Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) led Wesley with 23 points, 12 rebounds and 2 steals.  Casarotto also shot 10-of-19 from the field.  Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) chipped in with 12 points and 10 rebounds.   T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) and Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) had 11 and 10 points respectively.  Lundy added 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals in the effort.

Wesley held a 30-16 advantage with 2:14 remaining in the first half and went into halftime up 32-20.  The Lady Wolverines opened up the second half with a 13-4 run to put the game out of reach.

Wesley shot 30-of-82 (36.6%) for the game and held a 60-42 advantage on the boards.  The Lady Wolverines committed only 8 turnovers to Immaculata's 20.

Wesley Bounces Back for Conference Win
(Saturday, February 5th)
Dover, DE - Wesley College (13-7, 9-2) defeated conference opponent Cedar Crest College (1-13, 0-9), 69-40, on Saturday afternoon in women's basketball action.  Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) led Wesley with 16 points, 14 rebounds and 2 steals.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) had 12 points and 3 assists, while Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) had a game-high 15 rebounds.  Wesley shot 28-of-70 (40%) from the field and held a decisive 56-38 advantage on the boards.

Wesley Loses to Alvernia, 81-50
(Friday, February 4th)
Reading, PA - Wesley College (12-7, 8-2) fell to Alvernia College (16-5, 11-2) by a final score of 81-50 in women's conference basketball  action on Friday night.  Wesley was led by Tricia Casarotto's (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) 12 point and 11 rebound effort, while T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) had 11 points.

Wesley was out-rebounded 51-42 and fell behind early, going into halftime with a 42-23 deficit.

Lady Wolverines Battle Back for Win
(Wednesday, February 2nd)
St. David's, PA - Wesley College (12-6, 8-1) defeated conference opponent Eastern University (7-11, 5-6) by a final score of 78-61 in women's basketball action on Wednesday night.  Eastern opened the game on a 25-5 run, but Wesley caught the Eagles late in the first half going up 34-33.  Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) led Wesley with 20 points and 9 rebounds.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) had 17 points, while Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) had 14 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals.  Annette Nacrelli (Elkton, MD/Caravel) had 13 points on 4-of-5 shooting for Wesley.

Wesley Bounces Back with Win over Arcadia
Turner Scores 1,000th Career Point
(Monday, January 31st)
Glenside, PA - Wesley College (11-6, 7-1) defeated Arcadia University (6-11, 2-7) by a final score of 66-46 in  women's conference basketball action on Monday night.  Junior T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) scored her 1,000th point in the game, scoring 14 for the game and 1,004 points for her career.  The Lady Wolverines were led by Tricia Casarotto's (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) 18 points, 13 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 blocks.  Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) had 16 points on 8-of-14 shooting, while Heather Kennedy (Villas, NJ/Lower Cape May) had 10 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals.

Wesley shot 32-of-79 (40.5%) for the game and out-rebounded the Scarlet Knights 50-43.  The Lady Wolverines committed only 11 turnovers in the contest.  Photo: T'Neisha Turner

Lady Wolverines Suffer First Conference Loss
(Saturday, January 29th)

Dover, DE - Wesley College (10-6, 6-1) fell to conference opponent Marywood University (5-10, 3-5) by a final score of 71-70 on Saturday afternoon.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) paced Wesley with 26 points and added 4 assists.  Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) had 14 points and 9 rebounds, while Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) had 12 points.  Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) chipped in with 11 points in the contest. 

Wesley shot 26-of-73 (35.6%) for the night and forced the Pacers into 21 turnovers, but were out-rebounded 46-40.

Wesley Rolls to Win over Cabrini, 57-44
(Wednesday, January 26th)
Dover, DE - Wesley College (10-5, 6-0) defeated conference foe Cabrini College (6-8, 3-5) by a final score of 57-44 on Wednesday night in women's basketball action.  Wesley's attack was led by Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) who had 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass), Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney), and Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) had 14, 10, and 10 points respectively.  The Lady Wolverines shot 23-of-53 (43.4%) from the field and had only 9 turnovers in the game.

Lady Wolverines Stay Perfect in Conference Play
(Monday, January 24th)
Dover, DE - Wesley College (9-5, 5-0) remained unbeaten in conference play with a 74-49 victory over conference opponent Neumann College(3-11, 2-4) on Monday night.  Wesley had three players in double-figures being led by Robin Smith's (Washington, D.C./St. John's) 16 points and 15 rebounds.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) chipped in with 15 points and 9 assists, while Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) had 10 points and 8 rebounds.  Wesley out-rebounded Neumann, 51-43, while forcing the Knights into 22 turnovers.

Wesley Rebounds with Win over Mustangs, 60-51
Head Coach Michele Stabley Reaches the 100-win Plateau
(Thursday, January 20th)
Stevenson, MD - Wesley College (8-5) traveled to non-conference opponent Villa Julie College (6-8), defeating the Mustangs by a final score of 60-51 in women's basketball action on Thursday night.  The win is head coach Michele Stabley's 100th of her career, with all of the wins coming at Wesley.  "This is a great accomplishment and I am excited to have achieved this mark.  We have had some great players that have been a part of this whole process and those student-athletes deserve a lot of the credit."  This is Coach Stabley's eighth year at Wesley and she currently boasts a 100-91 career record.

Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) led Wesley with 22 points and 13 rebounds on 8-of-20 shooting, while also going 6-of-8 from the free-throw line.  Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) contributed 9 points and 10 rebounds in the effort. 

Wesley shot 21-of-65 (32.3%) from the field and 17-of-22 (77.3%) from the free-throw line.  The Lady Wolverines forced Villa Julie into 19 turnovers in the game.

Lady Builders Prove Too Much for Wesley
Fall in Non-Conference Action, 63-49
(Tuesday, January 18th)
Newport News, VA - Wesley College (7-5) fell to non-conference opponent the Apprentice School (5-10) by a final score of 63-49 in women's basketball action on Tuesday night.  Wesley led 32-28 at the half and had a 44-41 lead off a jumper by Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) with 13:16 left in the game, but were limited to 8 points the rest of the way.  Casarotto and T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) each had 16 points to pace Wesley.  Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) added 11 points on 5-of-11 shooting.

Wesley was out-rebounded 47-36 and was limited to only 5 foul-shots to 16 of the Lady Builders.

Lady Wolverines Silent Misericordia
Remain Undefeated in PAC Play
(Saturday, January 15th)
Dover, DE - Wesley College (7-4, 4-0) defeated conference opponent College Misericordia (7-5, 3-1) by a final score of 64-51 in women's basketball on Saturday afternoon.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) paced Wesley with 23 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals.  Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) pumped in 17 points and had a game-high 15 rebounds, while Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) had 12 points.  Lundy added 3 steals in the game.

Wesley shot 20-of-60 (33.3%) for the game and held a 52-42 advantage on the boards.  The Lady Wolverines led 31-15 at the half.  The win puts Wesley's head coach, Michele Stabley, one win shy of 100th career coaching victory at Wesley College.  Photo: T'Neisha Turner

Wesley Opens 2005 with Victory over Ramblers
(Wednesday, January 5th)
Rosemont, PA - Wesley College (6-4, 3-0) opened up 2005 with a 71-64 conference victory over Rosemont College (3-2, 2-1) in women's basketball action on Wednesday night.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) led Wesley with 18 points, while shooting 2-of-5 from 3-point range.  Brittany Lundy (New Castle, DE/William Penn) had 15 points and Annette Nacrelli (Elkton, MD/Caravel) had 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting from the field and going 2-for-2 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Wolverines shot 25-of-60 (41.7%) from the field and held a 43-40 on the boards.  Wesley led 36-21 at the half.

Wesley Falls to Calvin
(Friday, December 31st)
West Palm Beach, FL - Wesley College (5-4, 2-0) fell to Calvin College (8-2) by a final score of 85-56 in women's basketball action Friday afternoon.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) paced Wesley again with a game-high 23 points and added 5 rebounds in the effort.  Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) had 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds.  Wesley shot 22-of-66 (33.3%) from the field, while being out-rebounded by Calvin 44-39.

Lady Wolverines Roll to Win over Sailfish, 76-62
(Thursday, December 30th)
West Palm Beach, FL - Wesley College (5-3, 2-0) defeated Palm Beach Atlantic University (4-11) by a final score of 76-62, in the Sailfish Shootout on Thursday evening in women's basketball action.  After leading 25-23 at the half, the Lady Wolverines out-scored PBA 51-39 in the second half.  Leading the way for Wesley were T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) and Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) as they posted 23 and 22 points respectively.  Casarotto pulled down a game-high 13 rebounds and also added 4 assists.  Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) had 11 points and 12 rebounds, while shooting 5-of-9 from the field.

Both teams had 47 rebounds, but Wesley forced the Sailfish into 27 turnovers.  Wesley shot 28-of-67 (41.8%) from the field.  PBA is currently a NCAA Division II-provisional member.

Late Start Dooms Wesley
(Saturday, December 11th)
Chester, PA - Wesley College (4-3, 2-0) fell to non-conference opponent Widener University (5-3) by a final score of 79-70 on Saturday afternoon in women's basketball action.  The Lady Wolverines fell behind 42-31 at halftime and was not able to overcome the early deficit.  Wesley was led by the junior tandem of T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) and Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) as they posted 29 and 24 points in the game.  Turner was 4-of-6 from 3-point range, while Casarotto was 10-of-18 from the field.  The Lady Wolverines out-rebounded Widener 38-34, while shooting 23-of-55 from the field (41.8%).

Lady Wolverines Roll to Non-Conference Win
(Tuesday, December 7th)
Baltimore, MD - Wesley College (4-2) defeated non-conference opponent the College of Notre Dame (2-3) by a final score of 74-61 on Tuesday night in women's basketball action.  The win is Wesley's third straight.  Tricia Casarotta (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) led Wesley with 24 points, while shooting 11-of-18 from the field.  Casarotto also pulled down 12 rebounds and added 3 blocks.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) turned in another solid performance with 17 points and dishing out 7 assists.  Center Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) added 12 points and 12 rebounds in the effort.

Wesley went into halftime up 34-32 and started the second half on a 16-3 run to put the game out of reach.  The Lady Wolverines shot 29-of-64 (45%) from the field for the game and out-rebounded the Gators 47-40.

Turner Paces Lady Wolverines over Cabrini
(Saturday, December 4th)

Radnor, PA - Wesley College (3-2, 2-0) defeated conference rival Cabrini College (0-2, 0-1) by a final score of 63-55 on Saturday afternoon in women's basketball action.  Wesley went up for the first time with 6:44 remaining in the game on a free throw by T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) to give Wesley a 48-47 advantage.  Turner then canned two consecutive 3-point buckets to put Wesley up 54-47 with 5:02 remaining.  Turner led all scorers with 27 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists and was 5-of-8 from the 3-point line.  Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) recorded a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds, while also posting 5 blocks in the contest.

Wesley shot 20-of-60 from the field (33.3%) and held a 45-37 advantage on the boards.  Photo: T'Neisha Turner

Wesley Dominates in Conference Opener
Defeat Eastern 93-62
(Wednesday, December 1st)
Dover, DE
- Wesley College (2-2, 1-0) defeated the Eagles of Eastern  (1-3, 1-1) by a final score of 93-62 on Wednesday night at Jim and Shirley Wentworth Gymnasium.  The Lady Wolverines shot 39-of-78 (50%) from the field and held a decisive 55-29 advantage on the boards. 

Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) paced the attack of Wesley pouring in 23 points on 9-of-22 shooting.  Casarotto also had 8 rebounds.  Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) had 14 points and a game-high 11 rebounds.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) and Stephanie Meehan (National Park, NJ/Gateway Regional) had 13 and 11 points respectively.  Turner also dished out a game-high 12 assists in the effort.


Lady Wolverines Fall to Salisbury, 83-74
(Tuesday, November 23rd)
Salisbury, MD - Wesley College (1-2) fell to non-conference opponent Salisbury University by a final score of 83-74 in women's basketball action on Tuesday night.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) paced Wesley with 29 points, while Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) had a dominating performance posting 18 points and 18 rebounds.  Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) chipped in with 16 points.   Wesley shot 47% from the field and 37% from 3-point range.  The Lady Wolverines will next be in action as they will host Eastern University in a men and women's doubleheader on Wednesday, December 1st with tip-off slated for 6:00.  The men's game will follow.

Casarotto Leads Wesley Attack
(Sunday, November 21st)
Madison, NJ - The Wesley College (1-1) women's basketball team defeated Centenary College (0-2) by a final score of 79-67 in the consolation round of the Rose City Classic on Sunday afternoon.  Wesley had four players in double-figures in the game, being led by Tricia Casarotto's (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) 25 point and 16 rebound effort.  Casarotto was 10-of-17 from the field and also had a game-high 4 blocks.  T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass) and Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's) had 19 and 14 points respectively, with Smith adding 6 rebounds.  Annette Nacrelli (Elkton, MD/Caravel) had 12 points and was 2-of-3 from 3-point range.

Lady Wolverines Dropped by Drew, 66-47
(Saturday, November 20th)
Madison, NJ - Wesley College (0-1) fell to Drew University (1-0) in the opening round of the Rose City Classic by a final score of 66-47 in women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon.  Wesley will now play Centenary College on Sunday, November 21st at 1:00 in the consolation game.  The Lady Wolverines were led by Robin Smith's (Washington, D.C./St. John's) 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting.  Smith also pulled down 7 rebounds in the effort.  Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney) chipped in with 12 points, while also having a game-high 10 rebounds and 4 blocks.  Wesley shot 35.5% (22-of-62) for the game and managed getting to the charity strip only 7 times.

Women's Basketball Picked to Finish 2nd in South
Dover, DE - The Wesley College women's basketball team has been picked to finish 2nd in the PAC Southern Division in the preseason coaches poll for the upcoming 2004-2005 season.  Wesley garnered 52 total votes which put them 4th overall among teams in the North and South.  Wesley finished the 2003-2004 season with a 14-12 overall record and 8-8 conference mark, while earning a trip to the PAC semifinals.  The Lady Wolverines are led by juniors T'Neisha Turner (Upper Marlboro, MD/Frederick Douglass), Robin Smith (Washington, D.C./St. John's), and Tricia Casarotto (Camden, DE/Caesar Rodney).