Northern Colorado Women Look to Extend Win Streak to Three at IPFW on Sunday
Complete Northern Colorado WBB Game Notes in PDF Format vs. IPFW Mastodons (2-17) Game #19 l GAME INFORMATION The The Series: 2nd meeting. The Coaches: Ron Vlasin is 47-53 in his fourth season as a college coach. Vlasin won nine state championships as a prep coach in Radio: Bears' Radio Network (Flagship Station - Newstalk KFKA 1310-AM in Television: None Internet: Log onto UNCBears.com for the latest information on the Bears program including live stats, rosters, bios, statistics, releases, feature stories, box scores and much, much more. Tickets: Call 970-351-2327 for more information.
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vs. IPFW Mastodons (2-17)
Game #19 l
The Series: 2nd meeting.
The Coaches: Ron Vlasin is 47-53 in his fourth season as a college coach. Vlasin won nine state championships as a prep coach in
Radio: Bears' Radio Network (Flagship Station - Newstalk KFKA 1310-AM in
Internet: Log onto UNCBears.com for the latest information on the Bears program including live stats, rosters, bios, statistics, releases, feature stories, box scores and much, much more.
Tickets: Call 970-351-2327 for more information.
THE BEAR FACTS
The Bears scored a 77-48 win over IPFW on Dec. 30. That loss by the Mastodons started them on their current nine-game losing streak. IPFW's last win came on Dec. 23 at IUPUI when they scored a 70-69 victory. In the earlier contest, the Bears were led by sophomore forward Danielle Hagen's 13-point 11-rebound performance.
FLAVIN FINDS FORM
Senior guard Kayla Flavin is still not 100 percent after suffering a torn ACL on
MCCARROLL SNAGS CAREER-HIGH
Junior forward Cindy McCarroll tallied a career-high 14 points in the win over
Redshirt sophomore center Nicole Ford put together her finest effort as a collegian on Monday when she tallied 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the Bears' 75-50 win over
DILLION TIES FT MARK
Sophomore guard Bailey Dillon tied the Bears' single-game record for highest free throw percentage by making all 10 of her free throw attempts. Dillon tied a record held by Carol Franta (12-12 -
VEAL BACK IN ACTION
Freshman Dani Veal returned to action on Saturday in the Bears' 75-57 win over
BARBOUR OUT FOR REST OF THE SEASON
Sophomore guard Heather Barbour will miss the rest of the season after having a rod inserted in her right leg. Barbour missed the second half of the 2003-04 season with a leg injury as well. Barbour played in 15 games (started eight games) this season and averaged 6.3 points per game. In 2003-04 Barbour played in 13 games (started 11 games) and averaged 11.4 points per game.
LAMBRECHT THE LEADER
Sophomore guard Kendra Lambrecht is the Bears' leading scorer this season (9.1 points per game) and as of late, she has become the Bears' top offensive option. Overall this season, Lambrecht has been the Bears' top scorer in seven contests.
FROM WAY DOWNTOWN
FREE THROW DISADVANTAGE
The Bears had been having a rough go at the foul line this season.
Sophomore forward Danielle Hagen put together a tremendous all-around game in the Bears' 77-48 win over IPFW.
MCGRATH WORKS HER WAY INTO THE LINEUP
Junior transfer Molly McGrath was cleared to play by the NCAA prior to the Bears' home win over
BIG BENCH EFFORT AGAINST UTEP
As a team the Bears' bench netted 45 points against UTEP. For the second straight game, the Bears' starters failed to make a field goal in the first half of a game. Against
VAN ORDEN SHINES AGAINST
Freshman forward Kirsten Van Orden looks to have recovered from an early season foot injury after tallying a career-high 13 points at
UNC will play seven games against teams that competed in postseason tournaments last season. UNC will take on Nebraska (WNIT), Drake (WNIT), Iowa State (WNIT), Colorado (NCAA), Colorado State (WNIT), UNLV (WNIT) and Maryland (NCAA) this season. Both
The UNC women's basketball team will look to build upon last season's 16-11 record. Last season was the Bears' first year of a four-year transition to Division I.
BEARS RADIO NETWORK
BEARS ON THE MOVE TO DIVISION I
BIG SKY TO CONSIDER
The Big Sky Conference Presidents Council moved to take a closer look at the
"We're thrilled that the Big Sky Conference has chosen to take a closer look at the
The Presidents Council met in August and developed a set of expansion criteria and formalized an expansion process. At the time, the Presidents Council discussed adding between one and three schools or remaining at the current eight-team makeup.
"Every institution had support from the Presidents, but the Big Sky Conference Presidents were committed to building a consensus in this process,'' said Big Sky Conference Commissioner Doug Fullerton. "The
The Presidents Council established criteria to evaluate the interested schools. The criteria included academic quality, athletic competitiveness, commitment to gender equity, commitment to student-athlete success and geography with regards to cost of travel and travel time.
A team comprised of a University President, an Athletic Director, a Faculty Representative, a Senior Women's Administrator and Commissioner Fullerton will visit the
Weber State University President Dr. F. Ann Millner, the Chair of the Presidents Council, chaired Monday's meeting. Six of the other seven Big Sky Presidents were in attendance. Sacramento State President Dr. Alexander Gonzalez was unable to attend because of the recent death of a respected faculty member.
The Big Sky Conference is currently made up of eight institutions over seven states - Eastern Washington University, Idaho State University, The University of Montana, Montana State University,
The Big Sky Conference was a nine-team league for the first time in 1987 when