Five Bulldogs named to 2023-24 World-Herald All-Midlands Team

By Jacob Knabel on Apr. 8, 2024 in Women's Basketball

OWH News Article

SEWARD, Neb. – A group of five Bulldogs were named to the 2023-24 All-Midlands Women’s Basketball team, as selected and announced by the Omaha World-Herald. The All-Midlands Teams, unveiled on Monday (April 8), includes a five-player NAIA/NCAA Division III squad (and honorable mention selections) from schools situated within the state of Nebraska. Concordia standouts Taysha Rushton and Sadie Powell were named to the five-player team while Kendal Brigham, Abby Krieser and Mackenzie Toomey earned honorable mention status.

A four-time First Team All-GPAC award winner, Rushton has also been recognized as an All-Midlands team honoree in each of her four seasons as a Bulldog. Meanwhile, Powell has collected three career All-Midlands awards.

2023-24 Concordia All-Midlands Team Honorees

Taysha Rushton
--2023-24: 15.2 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 2.8 apg, 1.9 spg, .428 fg%, .367 3-pt fg%, .798 ft%

Sadie Powell
--2023-24: 12.1 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 2.0 apg, 1.6 spg, .441 fg%, .376 3-pt fg%, .826 ft%

Kendal Brigham – Honorable Mention
--2023-24: 11.6 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 3.1 apg, 1.6 spg, .449 fg%, .367 3-pt fg%, .864 ft%

Abby Krieser – Honorable Mention
--2023-24: 9.3 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.4 spg, .470 fg%, .309 3-pt fg%, .766 ft%

Mackenzie Toomey – Honorable Mention
--2023-24: 6.6 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 2.1 spg, 2.0 apg, .450 fg%, .290 3-pt fg%, .705 ft%

2023-24 NAIA/NCAA DIII All-Midlands Women’s Basketball Team (Omaha World-Herald):

G Mariyah Avila Hastings 5-5 So.
*G Mak Hatcliff Doane 5-7 Jr.
G Taysha Rushton Concordia 5-5 Sr.
G Samantha Stewart Peru State 5-8 Sr.
F Sadie Powell Concordia 6-0 Jr.

Honorable mention: Bellevue, Ashtyn Arnold, Gabby Moore. Concordia: Kendal Brigham, Abby Krieser, Mackenzie Toomey. Doane: Rylie Rice, Maddie Portwine. Hastings: Bailey Kissinger. Midland: Gabby Beauperthuy, Jenna Weber. Peru State: Hailey Ingram, Kaylan Larry. College of St. Mary: Madison Camden, Tia Murray. York: Arcadya Conway, Britney Schroer.
*All-Midlands Honorary Captain