A tight contest turned into a double-digit win for the 17th-ranked Bulldogs, who turned on the jets in the third quarter and upset No. 5 Marian, 75-62. Taysha Rushton paced Concordia with 22 points in the Cattle Classic victory.
The freshman Sammy Leu led all players with 20 points in an impressive first outing for No. 17 Concordia at the Cattle Classic. The Bulldogs forced 29 turnovers while toppling Sterling, 95-70, inside Friedrich Arena.
As part of the 24th annual Cattle Classic, the Concordia Women's Basketball program will welcome Dakota State, Marian and Sterling to Friedrich Arena. The event raises canned food and money for local food pantries.
The returning talent and experience within the Concordia Women's Basketball program has resulted in a preseason national ranking of 17th. This marks the 15th time in Drew Olson's 18-year tenure that the Bulldogs have been ranked in the preseason.
It's been three-and-a-half quick years since Taysha Rushton made her college decision official. Any reservations the Texan had about spending her college days in Nebraska subsided through close friendships and a love for basketball.
Higher expectations from last season are set upon the Concordia University Women’s Basketball team, as the conference released the 2023-24 GPAC Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Preseason Poll on Thursday (Oct. 19).
The top eight scorers, including all five starters, return from last season's national tournament team. The roster makeup gives Coach Drew Olson his most experienced group since 2019-20. The aim is to get back to Sioux City in March.
Eight years since she last starred for the Bulldogs, Bailey Morris continues to be characterized by competition and a love for the game. Says Morris of her Concordia years: "Those are some good memories for me. Those things have carried with me over the last eight years."
Another season of Concordia University Women’s Basketball will tip off at the 24th annual Cattle Classic. Highlights outside of league play include a Christmas break trip to Arizona and home matchups with national qualifiers Marian and Sterling.
For their work on the hardwood in 2022-23, four Bulldogs have been named to the 2022-23 NAIA/NCAA DIII All-Midlands Women’s Basketball Team. The list is headlined by the likes of Sadie Powell and Taysha Rushton.
Fans were out in force in anticipation when Voss brought his No. 1-ranked Bulldogs to Hastings for a big-time conference clash with the second-ranked Broncos on Feb. 12, 2003.
Before it all came to an abrupt end, the top-ranked Bulldogs put together another season to remember. They repeated as GPAC regular-season and tournament champions while forging memories along the way.
All-American Philly Lammers will be remembered for her incredible success on the court, her humility and her role in the most successful four-year run in Concordia women's basketball history.
The 2019-20 Concordia women's basketball seniors will leave a mark on the program that will stand the test of time. The results speak for themselves in the form of winning, relationships and memories made.
The Concordia women's basketball team serves a greater purpose than just what is seen on the court on game days. Despite winning a national title, the values of the program have remained unchanged.
What they have is more precious than winning. EVERY single coach/player that experienced the national title run reflected on the emotion of winning a title and just what made this team so special.
Behind Tournament MVP Grace Barry, the Bulldog women's basketball team sealed the deal and won the NAIA Division II national title. Concordia won the national title game by a final score of 67-59 over No. 2 Southeastern.
Following practice at the Tyson Events Center on Sunday (March 10), senior Quinn Wragge reflected back on her career as a Bulldog. Says Wragge, "Everything is a lot bigger than basketball. It’s been everything that I wanted."
She's been referred to as 'Amazing Grace' for a reason. The former Lincoln East star has fit in perfectly with a Concordia women's basketball program that again has championship aspirations in 2018-19.
She's steady and consistent, just like the Concordia women's basketball program. As the lone senior on the varsity roster, Quinn Wragge takes on the responsibility of helping the Bulldogs "focus and finish."