MIAA Women's Basketball Week #9 Wrap-Up

MIAA Women's Basketball Week #9 Wrap-Up

January 7 - MIAA Player of the Week


Last Week's Results

 
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Date Home Score Away Score Notes Status Links
Jan. 02 Kalamazoo 48 Alma * 65 Final
  Adrian 51 Calvin * 59 Final
  Hope 61 Trine * 73 Final
  Olivet 57 Saint Mary's (Ind.) * 67 Final
Jan. 05 Kalamazoo 30 Hope * 96 Final
  Albion 88 Adrian * 65 Final
  Olivet 42 Trine * 82 Final
  Alma 84 Calvin * 73 Final
* Conference

Next Week's Games

 
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Date Home Score Away Score Notes Status Links
Jan. 07 Aquinas 85 Olivet 47 Final
Jan. 09 Saint Mary's (Ind.) 70 Kalamazoo * 48 Final
  Hope 80 Alma * 51 Final
  Trine 87 Adrian * 35 Final
  Albion 88 Calvin * 62 Final
Jan. 12 Finlandia 85 Adrian 78 Final - OT
  Kalamazoo 44 Olivet * 50 Final
  Saint Mary's (Ind.) 47 Trine * 84 Final
  Alma 55 Albion * 75 Final
  Calvin 38 Hope * 50 Final
* Conference

Around the MIAA

Adrian (5-9, 1-5)

Sha'Trice Graves continues to lead the nation with 3.69 blocks per game…Her 49 blocked shots this season rank third on the Adrian all-time list (needing two to move into second place and surpass Ann Terpstra, 50 in 1999-20000) and she is also third on the school's career chart with 79…Ashley Morris is the Bulldogs active career leader in points (782), rebounds (344), assists (162) and steals (60)….As a team, Adrian is ranked 38th in NCAA Division III with 30 defensive rebounds per game…Morris has entered the top-15 on the school’s all-time assist rankings at No. 15…Alivia Kondrath ranks fourth in MIAA three-point field goal percentage with .380…the Bulldogs will have their hands full on Wednesday when they travel to Angola, Ind., to face nationally No. 11-ranked Trine.


Albion (11-2, 4-1)

Albion shot 71 percent (12-of-17) from the field in the first quarter and 50 percent (9-of-18) in the second quarter in its Saturday victory over Adrian…Evelyn Wischmeyer (Lake Orion, Mich.) finished her third 20-point game of the season with 23 vs. Adrian. She was 8-of-10 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free throw line…Wischmeyer added a season-high three blocks…Emily Bernas (Waterford, Mich.), Rain Hinton (Fort Wayne, Ind.), Sam Carter (Robards, Ky.) and Maija Gillum (Grand Blanc) also scored in double figures against Adrian.

Alma (8-7, 3-3)

The Scots kicked off 2019 with two conference wins as they defeated Kalamazoo College, 65-48, on the road on Wednesday (Jan. 2). Sophomore forward Charley Hengesbach (Saginaw, Mich.) scored a career-high 18 points on nine of 12 shooting. Calvin College then came to Art Smith Arena Saturday (Jan. 5) and Alma came out as the victors by a score of 84-73. The Scots put up 50 on the scoreboard in the first half while freshman guard Stasha Warchock (Marquette, Mich.) led the way with a career-high 24 on the six threes. The Scots hold a record of 8-7 overall and 3-3 in MIAA play.


Calvin (8-6, 3-2)

Calvin split a pair of conference games on the road last week, defeating Adrian 59-51 on Wednesday and falling to Alma on Saturday 84-73. In the win over Adrian, freshman Gabby Timmer had 21 points and 16 rebounds while senior Rachel Warners added 10 points off the bench. In Saturday's loss at Alma, Calvin trailed 50-29 at halftime but closed within eight points in the third quarter before falling back in the fourth quarter. Junior Kara Minderhoud led Calvin in defeat with 16 points with Timmer contributing 13 points and freshman Abbie Cooley 10 points. Calvin will travel to Albion on Wednesday for a 7:30 p.m. conference contest and will then host rival Hope on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Van Noord Arena.


No. 7/9 Hope (12-2, 4-1)

The Flying Dutch returned to MIAA play in the new year, losing at home to Trine 73-61 and winning at Kalamazoo 96-30. Against Trine, the Flying Dutch received a team-high 18 points from sophomore guard Kenedy Schoonveld. Against Kalamazoo. senior forward Francesca Buchanan led a balanced scoring effort with 19 points.

Kalamazoo (0-13, 0-5)

The Kalamazoo College women's basketball team was defeated in games with Alma (65-48) and Hope (96-30) this week. Guards Amanda Moss and Kaytlyn Tidey continue to set the pace for the Hornets offensively. Moss collected 10 points against Alma and added 14 in the loss to Hope. Freshman Tidey scored 26 total points on the week. Kalamazoo will travel to Saint Mary's on Wednesday before hosting Olivet Saturday.


Olivet (5-9, 1-5)

The Olivet College women's basketball team lost two home MIAA games last week -- 67-57 vs. Saint Mary's and 82-42 vs. Trine. Against Saint Mary's, Tammy Lee scored a team-high 19 points. Shawnee Dame joined her in double figures with 11 points. Amari Brown and Fayth Talbert each grabbed five rebounds. Against Trine, Dame led Olivet with 13 points and shared team-high honors with six rebounds. Brown also grabbed six rebounds. Talbert contributed 10 points.


Saint Mary's (6-8, 3-2)

In their lone game of the week, the Belles held off host Olivet for a 67-57 win to ring in the new year. Saint Mary's out-scored the Comets 12-6 over the final 4:01 of play to secure the win. Giavanna Paradiso led all players with 23 points and shared game-high honors with eight rebounds. Bella Dugas chipped in 13 points and eight rebounds. Jade Mosier tallied nine points, and Erin Maloney broke the 300 career assist plateau with five dimes to go along with five points and two steals.


No. 11/11 Trine (12-2, 5-0)

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2018-19 MIAA Women's Basketball Standings


  Conference Overall
GP Record Win % PF PA GP Record Win % PF PA Last 10 Streak
Trine 9 9-0 1.000 676 402   18 16-2 0.889 1310 874 9-1 Won 6
Hope 8 7-1 0.875 628 400   17 15-2 0.882 1323 845 8-2 Won 4
Albion 9 7-2 0.778 651 541   17 14-3 0.824 1278 1014 8-2 Won 1
Saint Mary's (Ind.) 9 5-4 0.556 561 602   18 8-10 0.444 1043 1148 6-4 Won 1
Calvin 9 4-5 0.444 565 579   18 9-9 0.500 1130 1146 5-5 Lost 1
Alma 9 3-6 0.333 528 621   18 8-10 0.444 1069 1191 3-7 Lost 3
Adrian 9 3-6 0.333 522 585   18 7-11 0.389 1115 1163 3-7 Won 2
Olivet 9 2-7 0.222 484 622   18 6-12 0.333 1069 1227 2-8 Lost 2
Kalamazoo 9 0-9 0.000 409 672   17 0-17 0.000 765 1257 0-10 Lost 17