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.
A three-time First Team All-GPAC award winner, Taysha Rushton has collected the second All-America honor of her college basketball career. Rushton was named a 2022-23 NAIA Honorable Mention All-American on March 21.
The 2022-23 season was one of growth for a Bulldog squad led by Taysha Rushton and a strong nucleus of third-year players. Coach Drew Olson's squad came together down the stretch for a win at No. 19 Jamestown and a national tournament blowout of Columbia.
A group of 11 Bulldogs from the Concordia University Women’s Basketball program have been honored as 2022-23 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Six of the honorees are repeat award winners.
The Bulldogs ran into a buzz saw in the form top-seeded Thomas More in the second round of the 2023 national tournament. The Saints shot 58.2 percent and eliminated Concordia by a count of 98-69. Concordia finished at 20-12 overall.
Taysha Rushton supplied the offensive firepower and the Bulldogs put forth a nasty collective defensive effort in routing Columbia, 77-50, in the national tournament first round on Tuesday (March 7). Concordia held the Cougars to 29 percent shooting.
It’s back to The Bluegrass State for Concordia Women’s Basketball. The Bulldogs will head to Crestview Hills for first round action versus Columbia (Mo.) at the NAIA National Championship tournament on Tuesday (March 7).
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."
Following a 2017-18 season in which the Bulldog women's basketball program equaled a school record with 36 wins, Drew Olson's squad finds itself in an enviable position. All-Americans Philly Lammers and Quinn Wragge return to the lineup.