2017-18 Ashland University Women's Basketball News

  • No. 1 Ashland Women Top Timberwolves, Remain Undefeated
    January 20, 2018
    The 56th consecutive win looked a lot like many of the previous 55. On Saturday (Jan. 20) afternoon at Northwood, the No. 1-ranked Ashland University women's basketball team scored, rebounded, passed and stole its way to a 113-75 victory over the Timberwolves.
  • Top-Ranked AU Women Defeat Cardinals, 112-69
    January 18, 2018
    To start another Michigan road trip, Ashland University’s women’s basketball team took a 112-69 decision at Saginaw Valley State on Thursday (Jan. 18) night.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Blyer Watching, Waiting And Learning
    January 17, 2018
    Not being able to play due to injury isn’t easy for an athlete. Add to that not being able to play on the top-ranked team in the country, and Ashland University freshman guard Maddie Blyer’s first year in college hasn’t been what she originally envisioned.
  • Donley Ford Player of the Game - Jan. 13
    January 16, 2018
    Senior forward Julie Worley is the Donley Ford Player of the Game for Jan. 13, 2018.
  • Eagle Women Stay Perched Atop WBCA Division II Poll
    January 16, 2018
    On Tuesday (Jan. 16) morning, Ashland University’s women’s basketball team extended its record for most consecutive regular-season/postseason weeks sitting atop of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division II Coaches’ Poll to 21.
  • No. 1, GLIAC-Leading AU Women To Travel To SVSU, Northwood
    January 16, 2018
    The game notes for games 18-19 of the 2017-18 Ashland University women's basketball season.
  • Johnson Garners Third GLIAC South Award Of Season
    January 15, 2018
    Ashland University sophomore guard Jodi Johnson tied the program record for steals in a game with 10 on Saturday (Jan. 13) afternoon. Johnson had a strong week well beyond just that in home wins vs. Grand Valley State on Thursday (Jan. 11) night and Purdue Northwest on Saturday, and as a result, she was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division Player of the Week on Monday (Jan. 15) morning.
  • Top-Ranked AU Women Rout Pride In Record-Setting Contest
    January 13, 2018
    In the first-ever matchup between the two programs, the No. 1-ranked Ashland University women’s basketball team topped Purdue Northwest, 120-47, on Saturday (Jan. 13) afternoon at Kates Gymnasium.
  • Donley Ford Player of the Game - Jan. 11
    January 12, 2018
    Senior forward Laina Snyder is the Donley Ford Player of the Game for Jan. 11, 2018.
  • No. 1 Ashland Tops Grand Valley In Division-Leaders Showdown
    January 11, 2018
    Prior to Thursday (Jan. 11) night, Grand Valley State’s women’s basketball team’s defense ranked as the best in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Ashland University’s women’s basketball team proved on Thursday night it has a pretty good “D,” as well.
  • Ashland Women Move Up WBCA Poll – While Staying At No. 1
    January 09, 2018
    No NCAA Division II women’s basketball team has been ranked consecutively as the No. 1 team in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division II Coaches’ Poll as long as Ashland University's. As for the total number of times a team has been the top-ranked squad in the WBCA poll, the Eagles are climbing that list, too.
  • Top-Ranked Eagles Return Home For Lakers, Pride
    January 09, 2018
    The game notes for games 16-17 of the 2017-18 Ashland University women's basketball season.
  • Stimpert’s Highlight-Reel Pass Makes ESPNW Top 10
    January 07, 2018
    Ashland University sophomore guard Renee Stimpert has posted 227 assists in her 52-game Eagle career. The 218th of those helpers, a behind-the-back pass for a layup by junior guard Maddie Dackin early in the third quarter of the 111-68 home win over Bellarmine on Dec. 30, got the Eagle women on ESPN. Stimpert’s pass was the No. 4 play on a recent addition of espnW Top 10 plays.
  • 52 Win Pickup – No. 1 Eagles Sit Alone Atop D-II Women’s Hoops Record Book
    January 06, 2018
    As a rule, Ashland University’s women’s basketball team features is an unselfish bunch of players. The No. 1-ranked Eagles, however, have been collecting records in recent seasons like they want them all to themselves. Another one was earned on Saturday (Jan. 6) afternoon in Marquette, Mich., as Ashland topped host Northern Michigan, 99-59, for its 52nd consecutive win – the most in the history of NCAA Division II women’s basketball.
  • No. 1 Eagles Win At No. 13 Tech, Earn Record-Tying 51st Straight Victory
    January 04, 2018
    In the 2017-18 NCAA Division II women’s basketball record book, the word “Ashland” appears 50 times. On Thursday (Jan. 4) night in Houghton, Mich., Ashland University’s women’s basketball team didn’t add to that count - the Eagles just moved up to the top of one of the more impressive lists in D-II women’s hoops history.
  • No. 1 AU Women Continue To Make WBCA Poll History
    January 03, 2018
    The year has changed, but what hasn’t changed is Ashland University’s women’s basketball team continuing to make history where the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division II Coaches’ Poll is concerned.
  • Plenty At Stake For Top-Ranked Eagles In The UP
    January 03, 2018
    The game notes for games 14-15 of the 2017-18 Ashland University women's basketball season.
  • No. 1 Eagle Women Top Bellarmine For Consecutive Win No. 50
    December 30, 2017
    One year ago to the day, Ashland University’s women’s basketball team won at Bellarmine for its 14th consecutive victory. On Saturday (Dec. 30) afternoon at Kates Gymnasium, the No. 1-ranked Eagles defeated the Knights once again – this time to move closer to history. Ashland’s 111-68 win not only made it 13-0 in the 2017-18 season, but also ran its winning streak to an even 50 games, one shy of the NCAA Division II women’s basketball record of 51, set by Washburn from Jan. 26, 2005-March 11, 2006.
  • Top-Ranked Eagle Women To Play Host To Bellarmine
    December 28, 2017
    The game notes for game 13 of the 2017-18 Ashland University women's basketball season.
  • Ashland Women Remain No. 1, Spent All Of 2017 Atop D-II
    December 21, 2017
    As years go, it’s safe to say Ashland University’s women’s basketball team has had a pretty good one in 2017.
  • Daugherty Garners 11th GLIAC South Player Of The Week Award
    December 20, 2017
    On Wednesday (Dec. 20), Ashland University senior forward Andi Daugherty earned the 11th Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division Player of the Week award of her career. The Week 6 honor marks the fourth consecutive week Ashland has had a player named GLIAC South Player of the Week. Sophomore guard Jodi Johnson earned the honor in Weeks 3 and 5, while senior forward Laina Snyder did the same in Week 4.
  • No. 1 Eagles Move Up D-II Ladder With 49th Win In A Row
    December 18, 2017
    The Eagles continue to work their way up a historical ladder, and on Monday (Dec. 18) night at Kates Gymnasium, their 105-66 victory over Indianapolis not only moved them to 12-0 on the 2017-18 season, it also was their 49th win in a row – tied for the second-best winning streak in D-II women’s hoops history.
  • Top-Ranked AU Women Win At Tiffin For Victory No. 48 In A Row
    December 16, 2017
    Despite having to concentrate on finals for the last week, the seven-day break between games was a good one for Ashland University’s women’s basketball team.
  • No. 1 Ashland To Play Tiffin, Indy Prior To Christmas Break
    December 13, 2017
    The game notes for games 11-12 of the 2017-18 Ashland University women's basketball season.
  • Ashland Women Maintain No. 1 Spot In WBCA Top 25 Poll
    December 12, 2017
    On Tuesday (Dec. 12), Ashland University’s women’s basketball team clinched a full calendar year as the No. 1-ranked team in NCAA Division II.
  • Johnson Garners USBWA D-II Player Of The Week Award
    December 12, 2017
    For the second time in two days, a pair of stat-sheet-stuffing games last week results in a major award for Ashland University sophomore guard Jodi Johnson this week.
  • Donley Ford Player of the Game - Dec. 9
    December 11, 2017
    Sophomore guard Renee Stimpert is the Donley Ford Player of the Game for Dec. 9, 2017.
  • Johnson Lands GLIAC South Award No. 2 Of Season, No. 3 Of Career
    December 11, 2017
    In home games vs. Wayne State on Thursday (Dec. 7) and Davenport on Saturday (Dec. 9), Ashland University sophomore guard Jodi Johnson filled up the stat sheets. The result was Johnson adding to her honors list, as she was named the latest Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division Player of the Week on Monday (Dec. 11) morning. It is Johnson’s second such award of 2017-18, and the third of her career.
  • Top-Ranked AU Women Rout Panthers For Win No. 47 In A Row
    December 09, 2017
    Ashland University’s women’s basketball team continued to roll on Saturday (Dec. 9) afternoon at Kates Gymnasium, taking a 96-50 decision from Davenport in the first-ever matchup between the two programs.
  • Donley Ford Player of the Game - Dec. 7
    December 08, 2017
    Junior guard Brooke Smith is the Donley Ford Player of the Game for Dec. 7, 2017.
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