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 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."
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.