An idle stretch of nearly two weeks will come to an end this week as the Bulldogs venture south for two challenging nonconference clashes. Concordia will travel to play at Texas Wesleyan and at Science & Arts.
An increasingly nasty press resulted in 33 turnovers forced and a runaway 72-55 victory over Doane on Thursday (Dec. 15). The Bulldogs went on a 24-4 fourth quarter run while moving to 7-4 overall (5-4 GPAC) this season.
Two teams that have gained momentum in recent action will meet inside Friedrich Arena on Thursday. Concordia will attempt to extend its series win streak versus Doane and continue the growth its shown over the past two weeks.
The calling card for Concordia Women's Basketball has been its defensive ferocity. The Bulldogs limited Hastings to 32.7 percent shooting and forced 22 turnovers in a 70-57 road win over the Broncos on Saturday (Dec. 10).
Concordia knocked in 21 treys while Mount Marty netted only one on Wednesday (Dec. 7). The result was a 91-48 blowout for the Bulldogs, who got at least one triple from eight different players while moving to 5-4 overall.
Last week's run included a win at No. 25 Morningside as the Bulldogs continue to grow in the early season. Concordia (4-4, 2-4 GPAC) will look for continued progress as it hosts Mount Marty and travels to Hastings this week.
For roughly 25 minutes, Concordia looked like it was primed for an upset of No. 16 Northwestern. However, the Bulldogs went ice cold and the Red Raiders rattled off a 20-0 run and emerged from Friedrich Arena with the 72-56 win.
The offensive exploits of Kendal Brigham and Sadie Powell, as well as the team's overall defensive tenacity, paved the way for a 71-64 win at No. 25 Morningside on Wednesday (Nov. 30). Concordia improved to 4-3 overall.
Following a refresher over Thanksgiving weekend, the Bulldogs will be back to the GPAC grind this week. Concordia is readying to take on No. 12 Morningside and No. 25 Northwestern. The Bulldogs stand at 3-3 overall (1-3 GPAC).
The pesky press of the Bulldogs got them back within eight in the fourth quarter, but it wasn't enough to overcome cold shooting on Tuesday (Nov. 22). Hailey Kleinschmit led the way in what amounted to a 66-49 loss to Jamestown.
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.