A sluggish first half eventually gave way to sharper play from the seventh-ranked Bulldogs in action on Wednesday (Dec. 6) in Yankton. Taysha Rushton and Abby Krieser combined for 39 points in the 77-57 Concordia road win.
Concordia will become the road Dawgs for the rest of December, facing five straight opponents outside of Friedrich Arena. They lead off with Mount Marty this Wednesday (Dec. 6), then travel to Briar Cliff on Saturday (Dec. 9).
The Bulldogs hosted their final home game in 2023 against the University of Jamestown on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 2). Tying the game midway through the fourth quarter, the Jimmies responded, keeping the home team down late in the conference bout, 71-61.
Taysha Rushton continued to torment Midland while becoming the 12th player in program history to surpass 1,500 career points. The seventh-ranked Bulldogs jumped out to a fast start and trounced the Warriors, 100-64.
After a light Thanksgiving schedule with only one midweek match, the Dawgs will pick back up with conference bouts against Midland on Wednesday night (Nov. 29) and Jamestown on Saturday (Dec. 2).
Concordia used the patented Coach Drew Olson press to dismantle the Flames offense, forcing 24 first half turnovers as six different Bulldogs hit double digits in the 119-54 route.
A career high 24-point performance in the win at Northwestern led to Abby Krieser being named the GPAC Player of the Week. Krieser has helped the 11th-ranked Bulldogs jump out to a 4-0 record.
In the lone outing of Thanksgiving week, Concordia will be at College of Saint Mary while trying to remain unbeaten. The Bulldogs are coming off wins over Morningside and Northwestern in the opening week of GPAC play.
After a turnover driven affair in the first quarter, Concordia started to strike from long range hitting 10 of their 11 total three-pointers in the second and third, pulling away in the 77-69 win over Northwestern.
Confetti, cupcakes and the whole family greeted Drew Olson in the locker room following Wednesday’s win over Morningside. The victory marked another feather in the cap for Olson, the winningest coach in Concordia Athletics history.
Whitney (Stichka) Daberkow didn’t necessarily want the spotlight, but she thrived underneath it anyway. The humble Bulldog is set to join the Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame in October.
Mary Janovich recently resumed basketball activities as she continues her recovery from an ACL tear suffered in January. She talks about her injury rehab and her brother Andy in this Q&A.
Marty Kohlwey, a 13-year veteran of Concordia men's and women's basketball coaching staffs, has accepted a new role at Lutheran High School in Parker, Colo.
Following the lead of freshman Quinn Wragge, the Concordia women's basketball program made its fifth-straight national tournament appearance in 2015-16.
Quinn Wragge is only a freshman, but she enters the national tournament leading 16th-ranked Concordia in scoring, rebounding, steals, blocks and field goal percentage. She's not your ordinary freshman.
The Concordia women's basketball program learned on Wednesday that it would make its 15th all-time appearance at the national tournament. The Bulldogs will play in the first round on March 9.
After losing several key pieces from the 2014-15 team that made a run to the national title game, the Bulldogs have reloaded with a balanced approach in 2015-16.
It was only a matter of time before Sarah Harrison Krueger found her way into the Concordia Athletics Hall of Fame.
Since 1992, 14 Concordia women’s basketball teams have appeared at the national tournament with four advancing all the way to the national semifinals. But in 2015, the Bulldogs reached new heights by motoring to the national title game for the first time in program history.
It’s a Tuesday evening in the middle of July and two brothers have reunited over a familiar round, orange and leather-coated object that has been prevalent in their lives since birth. Jarrod Olson, now 41, drives and whirls a pass back out top to Drew Olson, 35, who rises and fires a three. They narrowly miss out on the Olson-to-Olson scoring connection.