2017-18 Ashland University Women's Basketball News

  • Eagle Women Land 10 NCAA D-II Leader Plaques
    June 21, 2018
    Ashland University’s women’s basketball team’s record-breaking 2017-18 season resulted in so much hardware that it took two boxes to deliver it all.
  • Ashland Athletics Finishes 12th In 2017-18 D-II Directors’ Cup
    June 14, 2018
    The final 2017-18 NCAA Division II Learfield Directors’ Cup standings are in, and Ashland University’s athletic department made a significant jump from 2016-17.
  • Eagle Champions, Runners-Up Will Be Recognized At Clippers Game
    June 05, 2018
    Ashland University’s 2017-18 NCAA Division II national champions and runners-up will be recognized at the Ashland University Alumni Night with the Columbus Clippers, July 19 at 7:05 p.m. at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio.
  • AU Takes Second In Presidents’ Trophy Race For 13th Year In A Row
    May 29, 2018
    Ashland University’s athletic department has maintained a high level of consistency over the years. That was reinforced once again on Tuesday (May 29) morning with the release of the 2017-18 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Presidents’ Trophy (all-sports) standings. Ashland finished second in the Presidents’ Trophy race for the 13th consecutive season.
  • Ashland University To Induct Six Hall Of Famers In 2018
    May 16, 2018
    The rich tradition of Ashland College/University athletics is reflected within its Hall of Fame, which, with the addition of six more standouts in 2018, now has more than 200 members.
  • Daugherty, Giunta, Wilcox Named Student-Athletes Of The Year
    May 15, 2018
    Ashland University began its fourth decade of naming Student-Athletes of the Year with the announcement on Tuesday (May 15) afternoon of the 2017-18 honorees – senior forward Andi Daugherty (women’s basketball), and senior center Dominic Giunta and senior wide receiver Matthew Wilcox (football).
  • Gehlhausen Joins Women’s Basketball As Assistant Coach
    May 14, 2018
    Ashland University head women’s basketball coach Kari Pickens has added former Western State (Colo.) and Southern Indiana assistant coach Stephanie Gehlhausen to the same position on the Eagle staff.
  • Women’s Basketball To Have Shootouts, Day Camp In June
    May 07, 2018
    Ashland University’s women’s basketball program will play host to team shootouts and a day camp in June.
  • Pickens Reflects On Title Team, Ramsey As HOF Approaches
    May 03, 2018
    On Saturday (May 5) night at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio, the 2012-13 Ashland women’s basketball team as a whole, and head coach Sue Ramsey individually, will be inducted into the 2018 class of the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame. The class includes 16 individuals and three teams.
  • Pringle, Track And Field Dominate Third ASHPYs
    April 29, 2018
    Ashland University junior Myles Pringle is a three-time NCAA Division II national champion. On Sunday (April 29) night, Pringle was a four-time ASHPY award winner, highlighting the third Eagle athletics awards show, presented by AU's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in the Upper Convocation Center.
  • Third ASHPY Awards Slated For Sunday Night
    April 26, 2018
    Fast becoming an end-of-school-year Ashland University Athletics tradition, the third annual ASHPY awards, presented by AU’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, will be Sunday (April 29) at 7 p.m. in the Upper Convocation Center.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Ice Cream Social Another Hit
    April 23, 2018
    The third annual Student Athlete Academic Recognition Ice Cream Social took place on Monday (April 23) night at the Accent Room, and the event was a hit with administration, students and faculty alike.
  • Fralick Lands Third Dispatch Coach Of The Year Award
    April 22, 2018
    Former Ashland University women’s basketball head coach Robyn Fralick has been named the Columbus Dispatch Ohio Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year for the third consecutive season.
  • Snyder, Daugherty Each Earn Second Commissioner’s Awards
    April 18, 2018
    Over the last four years, Ashland University senior forwards Andi Daugherty and Laina Snyder have set many standards.
  • Ashland Women To Continue D-I Exhibitions Against Purdue
    April 12, 2018
    For the fourth season in a row, Ashland University’s women’s basketball team will play an exhibition game against a Division I opponent.
  • 65 Eagles Earn Winter GLIAC Academic Recognition
    April 06, 2018
    Sixty-five Ashland University student-athletes have earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference academic recognition, as the conference's 2017-18 winter All-Academic Excellence and All-Academic lists were released on Friday (April 6) morning.
  • Pickens Elevated To Head Coach, Fralick Hired At Bowling Green
    April 03, 2018
    The winds around Ashland have been strong lately, gusting as April comes in like a lion. As far as the Ashland University women’s basketball program is concerned, the winds of change are strong, as well. On Tuesday (April 3) afternoon, Associate Head Coach and former Eagle All-American Kari Pickens was elevated to Head Coach after Robyn Fralick was named as Head Coach of NCAA Division I Bowling Green women’s basketball.
  • Ashland 15th In Directors’ Cup Through Winter Season
    March 29, 2018
    Through the 2017-18 winter sports season, Ashland University’s athletic department is 15th in the Learfield Directors’ Cup (NCAA Division II all-sports) standings.
  • Johnson Named Nominee For Honda D-II Athlete Of The Year Award
    March 28, 2018
    In just her second collegiate season in 2017-18, Ashland University sophomore guard Jodi Johnson quickly became one of the best women’s basketball players in NCAA Division II – and, in some circles, was considered the best. On Wednesday (March 28), Johnson was named the basketball nominee for the 2018 Honda Division II Woman Athlete of the Year award. That coming on the heels of being named the country’s Player of the Year by both the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioner's Association (D2CCA).
  • Eagle Women Finish Second In WBCA D-II Poll
    March 25, 2018
    Ashland University’s women’s basketball team is the No. 2 team in the final 2017-18 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) NCAA Division II Top 25 Coaches’ Poll.
  • Eagles’ Title Defense Ends With Loss To Jennies
    March 23, 2018
    In the 2018 NCAA Division II national championship game on Friday (March 23) night in the Sanford Pentagon, No. 1-ranked Ashland University lost to No. 10-ranked Central Missouri, 66-52.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Senior Trio’s Shot To Go Out On Top
    March 22, 2018
    Their Ashland University careers began on Nov. 14, 2014 – a 74-65 loss to Cedarville. In the 1,224 days that have followed, there haven’t been many defeats that followed for senior forwards Laina Snyder, Andi Daugherty and Julie Worley.
  • No. 1 Eagle Women Top IUP, Advance To National Title Game
    March 21, 2018
    It was game No. 36 of the 2017-18 season. It got the team to the NCAA Division II national championship game. And still, Ashland University’s women’s basketball team found some time to make some more history in its latest victory.
  • Johnson Garners D2CCA National Player Of The Year Award
    March 20, 2018
    For the second time in less than 48 hours, Ashland University sophomore guard Jodi Johnson has received the nation’s highest women’s basketball player honor.
  • Top-Ranked Eagles Maintain Offense-Defense Symmetry
    March 20, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Going into the 2018 NCAA Division II Final Four on Wednesday (March 21) at 9:30 p.m. Eastern/8:30 p.m. Central vs. Indiana, Pa., Ashland University’s women’s basketball team leads the country with 100.0 points and 24.3 assists per game and a field-goal percentage of 51.3 on offense, and 28.14 turnovers forced and 16.6 steals per game on defense. Coincidence? Not at all.
  • No. 1 AU Women Open Elite Eight With 91-73 Win
    March 19, 2018
    The magic number was four for Ashland University’s women’s basketball team on Monday (March 19) night. In their 2018 NCAA Division II Elite Eight quarterfinal at the Sanford Pentagon on Monday, the top-ranked Eagles improved to 35-0 following an 91-73 win over unranked Montana State Billings (25-12). This is Ashland’s fourth time reaching the D-II Final Four, all since 2012.
  • Ashland’s Worley Earns NCAA’s Elite 90 Award
    March 18, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – At the banquet on Sunday (March 18) night prior to the start of the NCAA Division II women’s basketball Elite Eight, Ashland University forward Julie Worley was named the tournament’s Elite 90 Award winner.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Giving Back Before Getting To Work
    March 18, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – There was one more important item on the agenda for Ashland University’s women’s basketball team prior to its first on-site Elite Eight practice on Sunday (March 18) – a trip to LifeScape Children’s Hospital and School for a community engagement activity.
  • Johnson, Fralick Highlight AU WBCA 2017-18 Honorees
    March 18, 2018
    One day before the start of the 2018 NCAA Division II Elite Eight in Sioux Falls, S.D., the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) lauded the season’s efforts of several members of the Ashland University’s women’s basketball team.
  • Top-Ranked Ashland Heads To Elite Eight Battle-Tested
    March 16, 2018
    Don’t let the highest scoring margin in NCAA Division II women’s basketball fool you – Ashland University’s women’s basketball team has gotten the job done at crunch time.
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