North Dakota Fighting Hawks women's basketball

The North Dakota Fighting Sioux women's basketball team is part of the athletic program at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota. It is a member of the NCAA Division I Big Sky Conference; the upcoming 2012-2013 season will be their first in the new conference. Previously they played in Division II's North Central Conference and Division I's Great West Conference. The current women's head coach is Travis Brewster. The announcer for the women's team is Kris Holm. Radio duties are handled by Paul Ralston and Mitch Wigness.

North Dakota Fighting Hawks women's basketball
2017–18 North Dakota Fighting Hawks women's basketball team
UniversityUniversity of North Dakota
Head coachTravis Brewster (1st season)
ConferenceBig Sky
LocationGrand Forks, North Dakota
ArenaBetty Engelstad Sioux Center
(Capacity: 3,300)
NicknameNorth Dakota Fighting Hawks
ColorsKelly Green and White[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Champions
Division II
1997, 1998, 1999
NCAA Tournament Runner-up
Division II
2001
NCAA Tournament Final Four
Division II
1997, 1998, 1999, 2001
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
Division I
1990, 1992, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2007
NCAA Tournament Appearances
Division II
1984, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

'Division I
2014
AIAW Tournament Appearances
Division II
1976, 1977, 1980,
Conference Tournament Champions
Division II
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
'Division I
2014
Conference Regular Season Champions
Division II
1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007
Division I
2010, 2014

The first year the university fielded a women's team was in 1894. Since then, the women's team has appeared in 23 NCAA tournaments. The first Division I appearance was in 2014. With the exception of 1986, 1987, and 1989, the basketball team appeared in every NCAA Division II tournament from 1984 to 2007. Three of the Division II tournament appearances resulted in three consecutive Division II National Championships (1997, 1998, 1999).[2]

Head coaches

#NameTerm
1Dee Watson1974–1978
2Shirlan Mosley1979–1981
3Gary Schwartz1982–1984
4Martha Hutchinson1985–1986
5Gene Roebuck1987–2011
6Travis Brewster2012–present

NCAA Tournament results

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
2014 #14First Round#3 Texas A&ML 55−70

2014–15 Roster

2013–14 North Dakota Fighting Hawks women's basketball team
PlayersCoaches
Pos.#NameHeightYearPrevious schoolHometown
G 1 Leah Szabla 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) FrProvidence Academy High School Brooklyn Park, Minn.
F 2 Mia Loyd 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) SoDeLaSalle High School Minneapolis, Minn.
G 3 Katie Klapprodt 5 ft 3 in (1.6 m) RS FrStevens High School Rapid City, S.D.
G 4 Siri Burck 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) JrFargo South High School Fargo, N.D.
F 5 Samantha Roscoe 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) FrNewman College Perth, Western Australia
G 10 Makailah Dyer 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) SoEast High School Madison, Wis. / Univ. of Wisconsin
G 12 Kanani Asuncion 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) FrCentury High School Rochester, MN
F 13 Madi Buck 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) SrCentury High School Bismarck, N.D.
G 15 Kelsey Knox 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) SoPlatte City High School Platte City, Mo. / Johnson County CC
G 21 Ellie Ripplinger 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) FrRed River High School Grand Forks, N.D.
F 22 Josie Dillon 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) SoBenilde-St. Margaret's High School Plymouth, Minn.
C 23 Emily Evers 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) JrRed River High School Grand Forks, N.D.
F 32 Katie Houdek 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) SrGrafton High School Grafton, N.D.
F 34 Megan Lauck 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) SrMounds View High School Shoreview, Minn.
C 35 Erin O'Toole 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) FrHopkins High School Minnetonka, Minn.
C 40 Ellen Kiser 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) RS FrJuda High School Juda, Wis.
C 52 Allyssa Wall 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) SrDakota Valley High School North Sioux City, S.D.
Head coach

Travis Brewster

Assistant coach(es)

Brent Pollari
Val Sussex
Mallory Youngblut


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2013-10-05

Arenas

References

  1. "Color Identity: University of North Dakota". October 11, 2015. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  2. "North Dakota Women's Basketball - 2014-15 Media Guide". University of North Dakota. pp. 28, 98–112. Retrieved December 12, 2014.
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