Mariners Monday: Women's Basketball

Mariners Monday: Women's Basketball

Season Highlights:

November 19 - Mariners Defeat Colby 64-44, to Win Pepsi Mariner Classic

Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball held Colby College to just two points the first quarter and 25.5 percent shooting from the floor, to claim a 64-44 victory in the Pepsi Mariner Classic Championship game.

In the Mariners' first win over Colby College since 2007, the team shot 58.3 percent from the floor and 60 percent from three-point land, while outrebounding the Mules 34-25.

January 27 - Mariners Down Chargers, 69-65 on Alumni Weekend

Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball picked up a 69-65 victory over Colby-Sawyer College in North Atlantic Conference action inside of Smith Gymnasium.

Overall, the Mariners shot an impressive 45.8 percent from the floor, including 10-of-16 from beyond the three-point arc.

February 18 - Mariners Defeat Terriers on Senior Day; Clinch Fifth Seed in NAC Tournament

Maine Maritime Academy wrapped up the regular season with a 71-61 victory over Thomas in North Atlantic Conference action, inside of Smith Gymnasium.

With the win, the Mariners advanced to the North Atlantic Conference tournament for the 20th-consecutive season. The Mariners entered the tournament as the No. 5 seed

Game Records:

Alayne Felix registered 11 field goals on two occasions during the 2016-17 season, first at Colby-Sawyer on December 10 and again against New England College on January 28 to rank third all-time in field goals made in a single-game. Felix went 8-for-9 from the floor against Green Mountain on January 20 to rank fifth all-time in field goal percentage (88.9).

Melinda Ogden broke the single-game record for most three-pointers attempted (17) against Green Mountain on February 11, and tied the single-game three-point percentage on January 27 against Colby-Sawyer, shooting 71.4 percent beyond the arc.

Caitlin Kane went 66.7 percent from beyond the arc against Green Mountain on February 11 to rank fifth all-time, and made all nine of her free throws against Thomas College on February 18 to tie the single-game record for free throw percentage (100%).

The Mariners scored 96 points against UMaine-Presque Isle, notching the fourth highest point total in the program's history. Also in that game the Mariners made 28 free throws, ranking second all-time and attempted 40 free throws, also ranking second all-time in program history. Against Colby College on November 19, the Mariners shot 58.3 percent from the floor, ranking fourth all-time in a single-game.

The Mariners made 12 three-pointers against Green Mountain on February 11, to rank third all-time in program's history and ranked second all-time with 39 three-point field goal attempts in that same game.

In the game against Colby-Sawyer on January 21, the Mariners broke their single-game record by shooting 62.5 percent from beyond the arc.

On February 28, the Mariners made 28 free throws to rank second all-time, and took 38 free throws to rank fourth all-time. The Mariners combined for 30 assists against UMaine-Fort Kent on January 31 to rank fifth all-time.

Season Records:

Alayne Felix scored 445 points during the 2016-17 season, ranking sixth all-time in that category, averaged 17.1 points per game to rank fourth all-time, made 170 field goals to rank second all-time, and shot 52.8 percent from the floor to rank third all-time.

Melinda Ogden splashed 44 threes this season, ranking ninth all-time in a single-season and attempted 148 threes to rank eighth all-time in that category.

Caitlin Kane set a new single-season record for three-point percentage (44.9) and ranks fifth all-time in single-season free throw percentage (77.0).

The Mariners scored 1,669 points during the 2016-17 season, ranking seventh all-time in program history, averaged 64.2 points per game to rank sixth all-time, and made 596 baskets to rank seventh all-time.

The team's 40.3 shooting percentage ranks fourth all-time in program history, while the 125 three-pointers made ranks ninth all-time, the 442 three-pointers attempted ranks eighth all-time and the team's 28.3 percent shooting from beyond the arc ranks 10th all-time.

At the line the Mariners made 352 free throws, ranking eighth all-time in program history and shot an impressive 67.7 percent from the line to rank second all-time.

The team dished out 422 assists, ranking seventh all-time, just behind the previous season's 427 assists. The Mariners averaged 16.2 assists per game, ranking third best in program history.

How They Stacked up in the NAC:

The Mariners led the North Atlantic Conference in assists per game (16.2) and field goal percentage (40.2).

Alayne Felix led the NAC in field goals made (170), field goal percentage (52.8), points (445), free throw attempts (155), free throws made (103) and points per game (17.1).