2012-13 Brandeis Women's Basketball Headlines

February 27, 2013
Cain named 2nd team All-UAA; Rodriguez, Dean honorable mention
Hannah Cain was the team's second-leading scorer and tops in rebounding in steals. Kasey Dean led the squad in scoring and assists, while Janelle Rodriguez scored 7.9 points per game in UAA games and had a 22-point performance.

February 23, 2013
Women close regular season on high note with 72-61 win at NYU
Behind 16 points from senior Erika Higginbottom, the Brandeis women completed their first sweep of the Violets since 2009-10. The Judges finish their season at 10-15, 4-10 UAA.

February 17, 2013
Brandeis Women's Basketball comes up short on Senior Day against #13 Wash. U, 62-57
Despite a career game from sophomore guard Hannah Cain and 50% shooting from the field, the Judges could not upset the Bears at Red Auerbach Arena

February 15, 2013
Rodriguez's career night leads Judges to 68-50 victory over Chicago in UAA play
22 points from junior guard Janelle Rodriguez along with 10 from senior forward Erika Higginbottom and a strong supporting cast gave Brandeis a wire-to-wire win at Red Auerbach Arena

February 10, 2013
Slow start costs women at Case, 50-36
The Judges held Case Western Reserve to 30.6% shooting, but were only able to hit on 19.7% as the they missed their first 12 shots in each half. Senior Angela Miller had 10 points in eight minutes to lead Brandeis.

February 8, 2013
Mid-game cold stretch dooms women at CMU, 58-50
The Judges got 12 points from Erika Higginbottom and 11 from Hannah Cain, but it wasn't enough to overcome a 10-minute cold stretch to end the first half and a slow start to the second.

February 3, 2013
Tremendous defensive performance leads women past UR, 62-49
The Judges held visiting Rochester to just 27 percent from the field while connecting on 43 percent themselves. Janelle Rodriguez had 11 of her game-high 13 in the second half.

February 1, 2013
Women fall to 16th-ranked Emory in UAA action, 66-52
Despite some balanced scoring by guards Hannah Cain, Kasey Dean, and Samantha Mancinelli, the Judges could not overcome a strong Eagles defense and poor first half shooting.

January 27, 2013
Women break out of scoring slump but fall to UR, 72-58
The Brandeis women matched their scoring output from the previous two games in the first half and put three players in double figures, but it wasn't enough to overcome four Rochester player with 10 or more.

January 25, 2013
Offensive woes continue as women fall to #18 Emory, 59-28
Junior Janelle Rodriguez accounted for half of the Judges' offense with 14 points, a career-high.

January 20, 2013
#7 WashU women down Judges, 60-28
Brandeis had a fine defensive showing against the Bears, but they had their lowest scoring game in 15 years on the other end of the floor.

January 18, 2013
Women drop UAA road opener, 73-61, at Chicago
Despite 14 points from Erika Higginbottom, the Judges couldn't hang on to an early seven-point lead in the Windy City.

January 13, 2013
Brandeis Women's Basketball Furious Rally in the Closing Minutes Falls Short in 50-46 loss to Case Western in UAA action
Despite strong performances by senior forward Samantha Anderson and sophomore guard Hannah Cain, the Judges could not complete the comeback in the final seconds.

January 11, 2013
Second half rally falls short as Carnegie Mellon defeats Brandeis, 65-60
Rookie Niki Laskaris hit three of the Judges' season-high 10 3-pointers, but the Judges could not overcome a 13-point second half deficit and fell 65-60 in UAA action.

January 5, 2013
Anderson rallies women past NYU, 63-60, in UAA opener
Senior Samantha Anderson scored all 12 of her points in the final 6:16 of the contest as the Judges overcame a four-point deficit. Kasey Dean also had a career-high 16 in the effort.

December 31, 2012
Women close 2012 slate with 63-43 win over Husson
The Judges forced a season-high 34 turnovers, 23 coming on steals, to close the non-conference season at 6-5. Janelle Rodriguez had a career-high seven thefts, including six in the first half.

December 18, 2012
Women's basketball has five named to UAA Silver Anniversary Team
Jaime Capra ’08, Jessica Chapin ’10, Danielle Fitzpatrick ’04, Caitlin Malcolm ’07 and Racheal Perry ’92 were named the University Athletic Association's 25-Year team.

December 11, 2012
Best shooting night of season sends women past Simmons, 69-37
The Judges connected on 32-of-63 (50.8%) to cruise past the Sharks. Kasey Dean scored 10 of her game-high 12 points in the first half.

December 8, 2012
Cold start to second half dooms women against RWU
The Judges missed their first 10 shots in the second half as the Hawks took a 54-47 decision. Nicolina Vitale had a season-high eight points off the bench, trailing only Hannah Cain's 11 for Brandeis.

December 6, 2012
Brandeis women hand Endicott first defeat, 59-48
The Brandeis women held the visiting Gulls to 29% shooting, while improving their own shooting by 20 percentage points in the second half to take the win. Hannah Cain led the Judges with 11 points, six in the second half.

December 3, 2012
Corsairs sink Judges, 50-49, with late rally
Junior Kasey Dean scored in double figures for the second-straight game with 12 points, but the Brandeis women were held to just one field goal over the final 6:46 in the one-point loss.

December 1, 2012
Women get back on track with 71-53 win at Daniel Webster
Three different starters scored in double figures, including Kasey Dean's career-high 13 points as the Judges led wire-to-wire.

November 27, 2012
Brandeis Women's Basketball falls to 16th-ranked Emmanuel College 62-46
Despite 10 points off the bench from sophomore guard Mikaela Garvin, the Judges could not overcome a poor shooting night and fell to their third straight ranked team

November 25, 2012
Judges fall to No. 17 Tufts women, 70-32
Brandeis couldn't overcome a tough shooting performance in the first half as they fell to the Jumbos. Angela Miller had seven points, a career-high.

November 20, 2012
Women's hoops suffers first loss of season, 53-52, to No. 22 Babson
The Judges and Beavers saw the lead change hands 13 times. Kasey Dean hit a big late 18-footer, but the Beavers prevailed with one last drive to the hoop.

November 18, 2012
Women's hoops rolls past Springfield, 50-38, to claim Invitational title
Hannah Cain claimed MVP honors after averaging seven rebounds, 6.5 points, five assists and two steals in the two contests.

November 17, 2012
Garvin keys Judges 89-45 season-opening win over Mitchell
Sophomore Mikaela Garvin had a career-high 16 points, leading a cadre of 13 Brandeis players who got into the scoring column.

November 16, 2012
Brandeis Women's Basketball Invitational Game Program
You can get the game program for the Brandeis Women's Basketball Invitational by clicking the headline!

November 16, 2012
2012-13 Brandeis Women's Basketball Preview
The Judges look to rebound from a tough 2011-12 campaign behind sophomore point guard Hannah Cain and co-captains senior Courtney Ness and junior Kasey Dean.