Category Archives: Women’s Basketball

UNW women’s basketball ends season with loss

The women’s basketball team at the University of Northwestern – St. Paul began their season in November. There were a lot of ups and downs throughout the season but overall it was a success. Although they didn’t win the conference championship, they still had a winning season. The Eagles faced off against Hamline University for the first game of the year. The game was particularly special for senior Alex Peterson. She originally went to Hamline before transferring to Northwestern. “One of my favorite games from this season was definitely playing and beating Hamline,” said Peterson. Another big early season game for UNW was playing Snelling Avenue neighbor, Bethel University. Whenever Northwestern plays Bethel in any sport it is a big game. The game took place on campus in the Ericksen Center, and Northwestern came out victorious by a score of 55-48.

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Dominating seasons end for men in NCAAs, women in NCCAA’s

The men’s and women’s basketball teams both had successful 2015-2016 seasons. After almost six months of hard work and dedication, the season has finally come an end after some very big successes for both teams.

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Cousin duo brings family and hot shooting to the court

Cousins Clay Elrod and Jessica Cole average just around 20 minutes per game for their respective teams, but the two guards waste no time in putting the ball in the hoop, as they both average in double figures in scoring and are among their team’s leaders in three-point shots made.

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Athlete Profile: Rachel Hart

Rachel Hart is a junior basketball center for University of Northwestern — St. Paul. She majors in social work.

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Eagles ready to continue  strong conference play after break

The women’s basketball team is well into conference play for this season and is having success. After a solid non-conference record of 9-3, the women were feeling confident and excited to play against the teams in the UMAC conference.

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