Using balanced offense and more of that in-your-face defensive intensity, Concordia earned a season sweep of Morningside. The Bulldogs held the Mustangs to 36.2 percent shooting in the 74-60 victory on Thursday (Jan. 19).
Round two through the GPAC slate continues this week as the Bulldogs prepare to host Morningside and travel to No. 15 Northwestern. Concordia had its six-game GPAC win streak interrupted with a 79-72 loss at Jamestown.
The league win streak of six was snapped by Jamestown on Saturday (Jan. 14). The Jimmies used a decided rebound advantage to hold off the Bulldogs, 79-72, in North Dakota. Guards Taysha Rushton and Abby Krieser combined for 29 points.
The themes of the night were depth and defensive grit for the Bulldogs, who cruised to a 74-54 home win over College of Saint Mary on Wednesday (Jan. 11). Hailey Kleinschmit paced Concordia with 12 points and nine rebounds.
The Bulldogs will put their five-game GPAC win streak to the test this week as they host College of Saint Mary on Wednesday and then travel to play at Jamestown on Saturday. Concordia won last week over Mount Marty and DWU.
The GPAC win streak has moved to five after the Bulldogs survived a scare at the buzzer on Saturday (Jan. 7). Sadie Powell (16) and Taysha Rushton (15) led the way in the scoring department as Concordia held off No. 21 DWU, 59-58.
Concordia extended win streaks to 14 in the series with Mount Marty and to four in GPAC play on Thursday (Jan. 5). The Bulldogs used 20 steals and 13 3-point field goals to pull away for an 85-62 victory in their first game of 2023.
Following a couple tough losses to Sooner Athletic Conference foes, the Bulldogs are readying for a return to GPAC play. Concordia owns a three-game league win streak as it enters action against Mount Marty and No. 21 Dakota Wesleyan.
The road swing down south concluded on Friday (Dec. 30) as the Bulldogs fell by a 77-64 score at No. 17 Science & Arts of Oklahoma. Sadie Powell led Concordia with 17 points while Taysha Rushton added 16.
In the first of two games against Sooner Athletic Conference foes, the Bulldogs nearly erased a double-digit fourth-quarter deficit before falling, 73-71. Kendal Brigham spurred the comeback efforts and finished with a team high 17 points.
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.