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.
Eleven days since its most recent outing, the Concordia Women’s Basketball emerged like a pack of hungry dogs and forced 32 Morningside turnovers. The Bulldogs won, 86-62, as Drew Olson hit a new coaching accomplishment.
The first week of conference play for the 11th-ranked Bulldogs will bring matchups with perennial league powers in Morningside and Northwestern. Concordia has been idle since going 2-0 at the Cattle Classic.
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 2017-18 Concordia women’s basketball team checked off nearly every box while chasing down its lofty list of season goals. Olson's latest squad stated its case as the most successful in school history.
A constant during the winningest four years in Concordia women's basketball history, Brenleigh Daum just keeps chucking it. The college career of the McCook native will wind down this week in Sioux City, Iowa.
Says senior Dani Hoppes, "During a game, we’re all in for the team." Such selflessness serves as one of the reasons why the second-ranked Bulldogs enter the national tournament as one of four No. 1 seeds.
On Jan. 10, Drew Olson collected his 300th win as head coach for the Concordia women's basketball program. In the minds of so many, Coach Olson means a whole lot more to them than any victory ever could.
The big names are back in place for a program fresh off a national semifinal appearance and GPAC regular-season and tournament championships. The Bulldogs are primed for another ride deep into March.
Which moments were the greatest in the history of Concordia women's basketball? We've got some ideas. Relive some of those moments in our third installment of the 'top five' series.
It was a storybook 2016-17 season filled with memories that will stand the test of time for Concordia women's basketball and its fans. The Bulldogs filled up the trophy case on their way to a national semifinal appearance.
Gnat-like Concordia will dog you all game long. The Bulldogs force nearly 27 turnovers per game and rank as one of the nation's top defensive teams. Says Drew Olson, "I’m confident in saying this is one of the best defensive teams I’ve ever seen."
Not a day goes by without Dani Andersen thinking of her mother Lisa. Even while draining 3-pointers, Dani thinks of mom. This is a story of a mother's love, heartache and the faith that gives Dani the strength to persevere.
Only in recent history has the Concordia women's basketball program risen to national prominence. Through the hard work of many, the Bulldogs are now feared by many. A monster lurks at 800 North Columbia Avenue.