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Ionas 87 points scored are the teams most points in a game since scoring 95 in a win over Quinnipiac University on January 10, 2014. 

Women’s basketball 1-1 to begin season

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor November 17, 2022

The Iona women’s basketball team has split their opening two games 1-1.   The Gaels opened their season with a home victory against Wagner College at the Hynes Athletic Center.    Iona...

Camilion played the third-most minutes in the MAAC this season.  

Camilion builds on historic career at Iona

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Sports Editor April 21, 2022

Senior Juana Camilion has been a standout name in the women’s basketball program here at Iona since her freshman season in 2018. From her first minutes on the court in the Maroon and Gold, to the conclusion...

Camilion collected her third 20+ point performance this season against Rider.  
 

Camilion, Athias lead surge against Broncs in first round matchup

Lachlan Wellington, Staff Writer March 12, 2022

The Iona College Women’s Basketball team beat the Rider Broncs on Tuesday in the opening round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championships, which are taking place at Boardwalk Hall...

Athias recorded a double-double in 3 of her first 6 games for the Gaels in 2021.

Athias named MBWA Honorable Mention in standout season

Kaylin Flukey, Staff Writer March 12, 2022

Junior women’s basketball player Ketsia Athias is heading into the Metro Athletic Atlantic Conference championships with a standout season under her belt.  Athias became a Gael just last season when...

Venzaldenos’ 2.5 three-pointers per game ranked second in the MAAC in 2020-21.  

Grad student ending career with 1,000th point

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Sports Editor February 24, 2022

Graduate student Olivia Vezaldenos’ collegiate basketball career, a career that’s made stops in California and Oregon before finally making it to New Rochelle, has been anything but ordinary.     Earlier...

 Camilion has led the Gaels in scoring for the past two seasons.  

Women’s basketball looks to finish season strong

Lachlan Wellington, Staff Writer January 27, 2022

The Iona College women’s basketball team’s record fell to 4-9 and 2-6 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play after a difficult loss to St. Peter’s on Jan. 22.   The Gaels have struggled...

The Gaels were projected to finish sixth in the conference in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll.

Women’s basketball finding success early in season

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Sports Editor November 18, 2021

The Iona women’s basketball team started their season 2-0 with a contested road win against Bryant on Nov. 9 followed by a more lopsided victory against Winthrop in the team’s home opener on Nov. 13.     Defense...

This is the first time the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference has had to limit attendance numbers .

MAAC announces friends, family allowed for tournament attendance

Frances Hoey, Social Media Manager March 12, 2021

As the playoffs approach, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference has announced that a limited number of guests will be permitted to attend the MAAC Championships for men’s and women’s basketball.     However,...

The Iona College women’s basketball team takes on Saint Peter’s in the quarterfinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

Iona women’s basketball rollercoaster regular season ends with victory

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor March 11, 2021

The Iona College women’s basketball regular season came to an end on Friday with a 65-51 win against Monmouth. The team ends their season 6-8 overall, 5-6 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.  The...

Senior Olivia Vezaldenos scored a season-high 25 points against Niagara while junior Juana Camilion made a season-high 10 field goals against Niagara as well. // Photo courtesy of icgaels.com.

Iona women’s basketball hopes to improve offense in remaining season

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

The Iona women’s basketball program has faced their share of challenges this season with the COVID-19 pandemic as they have not played a game since Jan. 2. The long layoff for the Gaels will continue...

ona College women’s basketball head coach Billi Chambers worked with Jackie Smith Carson and Beth Wandyes, both fellow basketball coaches. // Photo courtesy of icgaels.com

Iona College head coach featured as guest speaker in summit for female athletes

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

Iona women’s basketball head coach Billi Chambers joined a panel of female collegiate coaches, former collegiate players and other professionals in late October in a three-day virtual conference for...

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference confirmed their revised basketball schedule on Sept. 17. // Photo courtesy of icgaels.com

MAAC announces basketball schedules

Jason Piccolomini, Contributing Writer October 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic’s hindrance has taken its toll on sports in America.However, sports are slowly starting to come back, and it seems as though the college basketball season will not be...

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