Mariners Monday: Women's Basketball

Mariners Monday: Women's Basketball

Season Highlights:

  • The Mariners opened up the 2018-2019 season with a pair of victories to capture the Keene State College Tip-Off Title, sparking a six-game win streak to start the year
  • The Mariners played three nationally ranked opponents: Saint Joseph's College, Amherst and Bowdoin
  • Alayne Felix became the program's all-time leading scorer and Head Coach Craig Dagan clinched his 300th career win in the game against UMaine-Farmington on January 25
  • Maine Maritime ended the regular season on a six-game win streak, claiming the second seed in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Tournament
  • The Mariners advanced to the NAC Tournament for the 22nd consecutive-season and the NAC Championship Final for the second-straight season

Team Conference Rankings:

  • The Mariners ranked first in the NAC field goal percentage (38.3), free throws made (333), opponent's field goal percentage (30.0), field goals allowed (397), opponent's three-point field goal percentage (25.9), opponent's offensive rebounds (9.9), opponent's defensive rebounds (22.6), opponent's total rebounds per game (32.5), rebound margin (9.3), opponent's assists per game (8.3), forced turnovers (18.0), points allowed (47.7) and opponent's fouls per game (18.8)

NCAA Division III Rankings:

  • The Mariners captured the statistical championship in field goal percentage defense, and ranked fourth in the NCAA DIII scoring defense
  • Alayne Felix ranked 29th among NCAA DIII players in field goal percentage (55.3)

Individual Honors:

  • Morgan Boudreau was named to the NAC All-Academic Team
  • Alayne Felix earned a spot on the NAC First Team for the fourth-consecutive season
  • Felix was also named to the NAC All-Tournament Team, Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association (MWBCA) All-State Second Team and garnered an Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Honorable Mention
  • Amanda Holewiak landed a spot on the NAC All-Academic Team
  • Megan McLean was named to team NAC All-Tournament and NAC All-Academic Team
  • Emily Melick earned a spot on the NAC All-Academic Team
  • Melinda Ogden was named to the NAC Second Team
  • Lauren Plissey was selected to the NAC Sportsmanship Team
  • Craig Dagan was named to the 2019 Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Victory Club

Single-Game Records:

  • Melinda Ogden attempted 16 three-pointers in the game against SUNY Canton on January 4, ranking second all-time in a single-game
  • Morgan Boudreau shot 83.8 percent from three-point land in the Mariners' game against SUNY Canton on January 4, ranking second all-time in a single-game
  • The Mariners recorded 25 steals in their game against Bay Path on November 17, ranking fifth all-time in a single-game
  • The Mariners tallied 10 blocks in the game against UMaine-Fort Kent on January 29, tying for fourth all-time in a single-game

Single-Season Records:

  • Alayne Felix set a new single-season record for field goal percentage (55.3)
  • Melinda Ogden ranks second in a single-season in three-point field goals attempted (197) and ranks third in a single-season with 60 three-point field goals made
  • Lauren Plissey averaged one block per game, tying her for ninth in a single-season
  • The 2018-2019 Mariners attempted 509 three-point field goals, ranking fifth all-time in a single-season
  • The Mariners squad made 141 three-point field goals and shot 66.1 percent from the line, ranking seventh all-time in a single-season in both categories
  • The Mariners shot 38.3 percent from the floor, averaged 28.0 defensive rebounds per game and 3.0 blocks shots per game, ranking eighth all-time in a single-season in all three categories
  • The Mariners blocked 78 shots this season, ranking 10th all-time in a single-season

Career Records:

  • Alayne Felix became Maine Maritime Academy's all-time leader in points (1,743), and the Maine Maritime women's basketball all-time leader in field goals made (656), field goal percentage (51.8), games started (107), and minutes (3,170)
  • Felix ranks second all-time in scoring average (16.3) and field goals attempted (1,267)
  • Felix ranks third in free throws made (413) and minutes average (29.6), fourth in free throws attempted (559), fifth all-time in blocks shots (66) and blocked shots average (0.6), sixth in offensive rebounds (286) and seventh in free throw percentage (73.9) and rebounds (683)
  • Felix ranks eight all-time in defensive rebounds (397) and games played (107), and ninth in offensive rebounds average (2.7)
  • Megan McLean became the program's all-time leader in free-throw percentage (75.9)
  • McLean caps off her career with the Mariners, ranking fourth all-time in rebounds (254), tying for fifth all-time in games started (82), and ranking seventh in assists average (2.8), minutes (2,266) and minutes average (25.2)
  • Melinda Ogden enters her senior season ranking second in three-point field goals made (168), needing 35 three-pointers to break the record held by Michelle Gott-Miles
  • Ogden ranks second in three-point field goals attempted (528), eighth in minutes average (24.9), 10th in minutes (1,993)
  • Eryn Doiron ranks fourth in three-point field goal percentage (.345), after just three seasons