Sunday, November 16, 2008

Boylan Scores 18 in Debut, 3 Schools Signings

#1 posting 11.16.2008
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There are two Flint area players that have signed with D1 programs:
6-3 center India Hairston of Flint Hamady signed with Eastern Michigan
5-11 forward Kimberly McKenney of Faith will sign with Gardner-Webb Monday.
From the Flint Journal.

Montana State has signed five players
5-9 guard Latisha Adams of Albuquerque West Mesa, NM
6-1 forward Ashley Albert of Hamilton, MT
6-3 center Chelsea Banis of Fairfield, MT
5-10 guard Kelsey Roben of Denver Regis Jesuit
5-7 guard Ally Schmitt of Snohomish, WA

Bemidji State has signed four players
6-0 forward Jessie Althoff of Becker
6-2 center Emily Kaus of Eastview
5-4 point guard Katie Pettit of Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted
5-8 guard Shannon Thompson of Apple Valley

Ameshia Starks (DeLaSalle) is stepping up into a new role at SW MN State. From the Marshall Independent.

Iowa & Iowa State are "stoked" for their openers. From the Des Moines Register.

Katherine Young (Detroit Cass) left Mississippi after two seasons and now is at Central Michigan. From the Mount Pleasant Morning Sun.

Michigan beat Kentucky 70-60. Courtney Boylan (Chaska) had 18 points off the bench for the Wolverines.

NW Missouri State beat South Dakota 69-60. This was USD's first contest as a D1 team and first game under new coach Ryun Williams. Shelly Martin had 17 points off the bench for NW. Bridget Yoerger (Hinton, IA) had 25 points for the Coyotes. From the Sioux Falls Argus Leader.

SW MN State beat Chadron State 111-75. Heather Smith (Mahtomedi) had 29 points for SW. Sunni Busch (Todd County, SD) had 19 for Chadron.

Grand Valley State beat St. Joseph's, IN 77-43. Kim Wyngaard (Kimberly, WI) had 16 points for GVSU. Brittney Cruse had 13 for SJ. From the Grand Rapids Press.

Hillsdale beat Oakland City 104-62. Katie Cezat (Plymouth Canton, MI) had 22 points for Hillsdale.

UW Superior beat St. Scholastica 65-57. Anna Petersen (Osseo-Fairchild, WI) had 13 points for UWS. Katie Christensen had 21 points for St. Scholastica. From the Superior Telegram and Duluth News Tribune.

Central IA beat Westminister 75-66. This was the debut of Central's new coach Jerry Nikkel. Laura Porter (PCM, IA) had 16 points for Central.

St. Norbert beat Northland 73-48. Morgan Strasser had 12 points for St. Norbert. Mackey had 10 for Northland. From the Green Bay Press Gazette.

Doane beat SD Tech 77-58. Nicole Anderson (Ravenna, NE) and Lindsay Anderson (Holdrege, NE) had 14 points each for Doane. Jerika Ihnen (Tea, SD) and Bethany Holyoak (Moorcraft, WY) each had 13 points for SDT.

Dordt beat Dakota State 59-52. Amber Soodsma (Unity Christian, MI) had 22 points for Dordt. Megan Swecker (Sauk Rapids-Rice) had 16 points for DSU.

Jamestown beat Mount Marty 96-81. Kellie Schuneman (Centennial) had 23 points for Jamestown. Lacey Powell had 22 points for MM.

Dakota Wesleyan beat Valley City State 74-72. Maggie Malloy (Parkston, SD) had 18 points for DWU. Abby Rittenhouse (Burnsville) had 16 points for VCSU.

Northwestern, IA beat College of St. Mary's 106-59. Kristin Neth (Scotland, SD) and Val Kleinjan (Sioux Valley, SD) had 17 points for NW. Terra Moyers (Snow Canyon, UT) had 14 points for CSM.

Morningside beat Viterbo 73-50. Autumn Bartel (Cherokee, IA) had 19 points for Morningside. Leah Olson (Independence, WI) had 12 points for Viterbo.

Briar Cliff beat Wartburg 87-82. Liz Grider (Chaska) had 26 points for BC. Sharese Van Sloten (Decorah, IA) had 18 points for Wartburg.

Sterling beat Waldorf 87-84 in overtime. Aubrey Draves (Andover) was named to the All tournament team for the Concordia University Cattle Classic. Draves had 21 points against Sterling.

Silver Lake beat Moody Bible Institute 63-56. Kortney Mansker had 22 points for SL. From the Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.

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