Women’s Basketball Wins MASCAC Tournament Championship

Women’s Basketball Wins MASCAC Tournament Championship

Feb 26, 2024

The top-seeded Framingham State University women's basketball team outscored Bridgewater State 22-9 in the fourth quarter en route to a 74-62 win to claim the 2024 MASCAC Championship in front of a standing room only crowd at Logan Gymnasium on Saturday, Feb. 24th. The Rams capture their third title in four seasons and earn the MASCAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. They will face Scranton in the first round of the tournament during the first weekend in March.

Rams senior forward Flannery O'Connor was named the MASCAC Tournament MVP after earning a double-double in the title game. O'Connor scored 18 points with a game-high 14 rebounds going 5-for-6 from the field and 8-for-10 from the line for the Rams. 

The Rams were also led by junior Kelsey Yelle who scored a game high 21 points, going 9-of-15 from the floor, and senior Gwendolyn Carpenter who dished out 11 assists.

The Rams wrap up an incredible season with a record 24 wins and just 2 losses.

You can catch the championship moment here on social media.

About Framingham State University

Framingham State University was founded in 1839 as the nation’s first public university for the education of teachers. Since that time, it has evolved into a vibrant, comprehensive liberal arts institution offering small, personalized classes on a beautiful New England campus. Today, the University enrolls more than 6,000 students with 58 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences and professional fields. As a State College and University (SCU), Framingham State prides itself on quality academic programs, affordability, and commitment to access for all qualified students.