Following a 43-point week that included a perfect outing from 3-point range, Taysha Rushton has been named the GPAC Player of the Week. Rushton poured in 29 points in the blowout win at Midland.
Both of this week's outings will be on the road, but the Bulldogs won't have to go far as they prepare to take on Doane and College of Saint Mary. Concordia (16-8, 12-6 GPAC) won last week at Midland before a tight loss to fourth-ranked Dordt.
In the ultimate test of Concordia's growth, it met up with fourth-ranked Dordt and took the Defenders to the wire. Rebounding and clutch plays down the stretch allowed Dordt to escape Friedrich Arena with a 76-69 win.
It was a memorable evening for Taysha Rushton, who went 7-for-7 from 3-point range and led the Bulldogs to a 102-64 trouncing of Midland in Fremont on Wednesday (Feb. 1). Abby Krieser also posted a career best 20 points.
The final six games of the regular season will all be against GPAC opponents as Concordia Women’s Basketball turns the page. Fresh off a CIT championship, the Bulldogs are readying to play at Midland and to host No. 3 Dordt.
With the return of CIT, the Bulldog Women's Basketball program got back to dominating the event. Behind CIT MVP Taysha Rushton, the Bulldogs suffocated Concordia Chicago in an 85-33 championship game victory on Saturday (Jan. 28).
The Bulldogs hit the century mark while mopping the floor with Concordia Wisconsin on day one of the 2023 Concordia Invitational Tournament. Thirteen Bulldogs scored at least five points in the 100-49 victory.
A 16-0 third quarter run made the difference on Wednesday (Jan. 25) as the Bulldogs earned a season sweep of Hastings. Abby Krieser led another balanced effort with 14 points as Concordia won, 73-62.
The week of CIT will feature wall-to-wall basketball inside Friedrich Arena. On the women's side, the Bulldogs will aim for CIT title No. 31 in program history after they take on Hastings on Wednesday. Concordia is 8-1 over its last nine GPAC games.
The surging Bulldogs capped a fine three-day stretch with a 65-55 road upset of No. 15 Northwestern on Saturday (Jan. 21). Abby Krieser paced a balanced squad with 12 points and three steals as Concordia moved to 10-5 in league play.
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.