SEWARD, Neb. – A group or four Bulldogs from the Concordia University Women’s Basketball program have been honored by the Omaha World-Herald. On April 8, the Omaha news outlet announced Taysha Rushton and Sadie Powell as honorees on the five-member 2022-23 NAIA/NCAA Division III All-Midlands Women’s Basketball Team. Meanwhile, Kendal Brigham and Abby Krieser garnered All-Midlands Honorable Mention distinction. All four Bulldogs were also named all-conference award winners this past season.
The Omaha World-Herald chooses its All-Midlands team out of the pool of women’s basketball student-athletes that play at NAIA or NCAA Division III Nebraska colleges and universities. The complete team can be viewed at bottom.
2022-23 Concordia All-Midlands Team Honorees
--2022-23: 14.0 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 3.1 apg, 1.6 spg, .425 fg%, .411 3-pt fg%, .785 ft%
--2022-23: 9.7 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 1.3 spg, .406 fg%, .348 3-pt fg%, .780 ft%
Kendal Brigham – Honorable Mention
--2022-23: 9.7 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 2.6 apg, 1.0 spg, .440 fg%, .420 3-pt fg%, .723 ft%
Abby Krieser – Honorable Mention
--2022-23: 9.8 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 1.9 spg, .490 fg%, .340 3-pt fg%, .816 ft%
2022-23 NAIA/NCAA DIII All-Midlands Women’s Basketball Team
* G Mak Hatcliff, Doane, So. 5-7 21.6
G Taysha Rushton, Concordia So. 5-5 14.0
F Sadie Powell, Concordia So. 6-0 9.7
G Macy Holtz, Doane, So. 5-7 13.8
F Asha Scott, Bellevue, Sr. 5-8 12.1
Honorable mention: Bellevue: Laura Jurek, Faith Ross. Concordia: Kendal Brigham, Abby Krieser. Doane: Megan Chambers. Hastings: Mariyah Avila, Allie Bauer. Midland: Erin Prusa. Peru State: Maddy Duncan, Sam Stewart. Saint Mary: Madelyn Turner. York: Arcadya Conway, Imani Honey.