2008-09 Northern Athletics Conference Women's Basketball Headlines
June 17, 2009
Neils steps down as Edgewood College women’s basketball coach
MADISON, Wis. -- Tola Neils has announced her resignation as Edgewood College’s head women’s basketball coach, effective immediately. Neils compiled a 51-30 record in three seasons at the helm, including a 40-14 record in the Northern Athletics Conference.
June 9, 2009
Duckworth, Kontowski complete Italian all-star tour with championship
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Alverno College Basketball Coach Brad Duckworth, along with sophomore standout Alicia Kontowski (South Milwaukee, Wis.), represented the United States on a 10 day, four game tour of Italy. The all-star team, consisting of players from across the United States, was organized by American Sports Tours International.
March 24, 2009
Scheele named D3Hoops.com All-American
MADISON, Wis. -- After being named an All-American by the nation’s coaches, Megan Scheele has now been honored as an All-American by D3Hoops.com, the country’s top media outlet for Division III basketball. Scheele was named to the five-member first team, creating a sweep of NCAA Division III’s two major All-American awards.
March 20, 2009
Edgewood College's Scheele named NCAA Division III All-American
MADISON, Wis. -- She's collected a closet full of awards in her four years at Edgewood College, but this time she wins an honor no other Edgewood College women’s basketball player has ever earned. Senior Megan Scheele was named to the NCAA Division III State Farm Coaches’ All-American team, representing the 10 best players in the country. The team is selected annually by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.
March 18, 2009
Marche Smith earns second straight D3Hoops.com honor
RIVER FOREST, Ill. -- Add another honor to the growing list of accomplishments for Concordia University Chicago’s Marche Smith (Oak Park, Ill. – Trinity H.S.). D3hoops.com has named the sophomore guard to its first-team Women’s All-Central Region team. Smith was the organization’s Central Region Rookie of the Year in 2008.
March 18, 2009
Edgewood College's Scheele earns third straight All-Region award
MADISON, Wis. -- D3Hoops.com has named Edgewood College women’s basketball player Megan Scheele to the All-Central Region first team for the third consecutive season. Scheele, a native of New Glarus, is the two-time Northern Athletics Conference player of the year and was second in the nation in scoring at 22.2 points per game.
March 10, 2009
Scheele, a finalist for First Team All-America
MADISON, Wis. -- Her season may be over with, but Edgewood College forward Megan Scheele continues to add to her accolades. The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today its finalists for the 2009 State Farm Coaches’ All-America Basketball Team. Scheele is among 42 finalists from eight different regions in NCAA Division III vying for a chance to be selected to the 10-member State Farm Coaches’ All-America Team.
March 9, 2009
No. 4 Pointers topple CUW in NCAA second round
STEVENS POINT, Wis. -- Concordia Wisconsin's women's basketball team fell to No. 4 ranked UW-Stevens Point, 78-58 in a NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship second round game on Saturday.
March 9, 2009
CUW defeats Concordia-Moorhead in NCAA first round
STEVENS POINT, Wis. -- Concordia Wisconsin's women's basketball team defeated Concordia College-Moorhead, 76-72 in a NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship first round game on Friday.
March 3, 2009
CUW women to face Concordia-Moorhead in NCAA first round
MEQUON, Wis. -- Concordia University Wisconsin's first round matchup has a familiar ring to it. Concordia College-Moorhead will provide the opposition as they square off against the Falcons at on Friday 5pm at Berg Gymnasium in Stevens Point, Wis. The winner will advance to the regional final on Saturday at 7:00pm against either UW-Stevens Point or Maryville (Mo.).
March 3, 2009
NAC Women's Basketball Awards announced
WAUKESHA, Wis. -- The Northern Athletics Conference has announced the All-Northern Athletics Conference awards for the 2008-09 women's basketball season.
February 24, 2009
Edgewood College's Scheele a Jostens Trophy finalist for second straight year
MADISON, Wis. -- Two days, two major honors for Edgewood College’s Megan Scheele and this one she receives for the second time. Just a day after being named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American® First Team, Scheele was named a finalist for the prestigious Jostens Trophy, presented to the NCAA Division III men’s and women’s basketball players of the year.
February 23, 2009
Scheele named First Team Academic All-American
MADISON, Wis. -- Edgewood College has long known that they had a very special student-athlete in Megan Scheele, and now the rest of the country knows too. Today, Scheele became the second Edgewood College student-athlete in school history to be named an ESPN The Magazine First Team Academic All-American®.
February 17, 2009
Moody reaches milestone
FOND DU LAC, Wis. -- In Saturday's 60-46 loss to Lakeland College, Coleen Moody (Mt. Calvary, Wis.) became just the tenth player in school history to reach the 1,000-point mark in her career. Moody needed 17 points going into the contest and finished with 18. The junior reached the mark with just :58 remaining as she converted a pair of free throws.
February 12, 2009
Scheele hits 2,000/1,000 on the same night
WATERTOWN, Wis. - Edgewood College senior Megan Scheele likely achieved an unprecedented double milestone on Thursday night, when she eclipsed 2,000 career points and 1,000 career rebounds in the same game. Scheele tallied 21 points and 13 rebounds in the Eagles 65-47 victory over Maranatha Baptist.
February 5, 2009
Scheele named Academic All-District
MADISON, Wis. -- For the second consecutive season Edgewood College women’s basketball player Megan Scheele has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District women’s basketball team. Scheele, a native of New Glarus, was a first team selection in the College Division of District V making her eligible for Academic All-American voting later this month.
January 21, 2009
Smith earns national honor
RIVER FOREST, Ill. -- Marche Smith (Oak Park, Ill. – Trinity H.S.) continues to receive accolades for her excellent week of play for the Concordia University Chicago women’s basketball team. The Cougars’ 5’7” sophomore guard has been named to the d3hoops.com Team of the Week, following her recognition as the Northern Athletics Conference Student-Athlete of the Week in women’s basketball for the week of Jan. 12-18.
January 20, 2009
National scoring leader Scheele poised for record
MADISON, Wis. -- Edgewood College senior Megan Scheele will enter tomorrow night’s women’s basketball game against Rockford College with a chance to make history. With 1,839 career points, Scheele needs just 16 more points to break Deb Boomsma’s 18-year-old all-time school scoring record.
January 14, 2009
Lindert lands spot on WLC’s 1,000-point club
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Wisconsin Lutheran College senior guard Britany Lindert (Milwaukee, Wis./School of Languages) became the 11th player in WLC women’s basketball history to score 1,000 career points in the Warriors’ 68-56 loss at Aurora University 68-56 on Tuesday, January 13.
November 29, 2008
WLC's Dillon reaches 1,000 career-point milestone
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Kristen Dillon (Germantown, Wis./Germantown) became the 10th player in Wisconsin Lutheran College women’s basketball history to reach the 1,000 career-point mark when the Warriors defeated Milwaukee School of Engineering 80-48 at the Recreation Complex on Saturday, November 29.
November 25, 2008
Alverno announces basketball broadcast schedule
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Alverno College has released its broadcast schedule for the 2008-09 women’s basketball season.
November 7, 2008
NAC Basketball Preseason Polls Released at Annual Media Day
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- The 2008-09 Northern Athletics Conference preseason coaches' polls were released today at the annual basketball media day hosted by Alverno College in Milwaukee.
November 7, 2008
Edgewood College’s Scheele named preseason All-American
MADISON, Wis. -- Edgewood College women’s basketball senior Megan Scheele has been named a preseason All-American by D3Hoops.com. Scheele, the returning Northern Athletics Conference Player of the Year, was named to the second team, placing her among the top 10 NCAA Division III players in the nation.
October 30, 2008
Alverno to host NAC Basketball Media Day on November 7
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Alverno College will serve as host to the 2008 Northern Athletics Conference Basketball Media Day, which will be held on Friday, Nov. 7. The event is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Conference Center on the Alverno campus.
July 24, 2008
Regents hoops names new coach
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Rockford College Athletic Director Randy Schrader recently named Jessica Stanek as new Regents' head women's basketball coach. Stanek replaces Steve Cochran, who resigned to take another position. As the 12th head coach in the 36-year history of the program, Stanek takes over a program that finished 15-10 during the 2007-08 campaign.
July 21, 2008
CUW tops WBCA Academic Top 25 Honor Roll, Lakeland College ranks 23rd
WAUKESHA, Wis. -- The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced its winners for the 2007-08 Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll last week. Two Northern Athletics Conference teams were ranked in the Top 25. Concordia University Wisconsin was the top team in NCAA Division III with a team grade point average of 3.637, while Lakeland College ranked 23rd with a team GPA of 3.379.