Saturday, November 08, 2008

Rutzen Verbal, UMAC, NAC Previews

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Miriam Rutzen of West Central in Illinois has verballed Harvard. The post player averaged 18.4 points per game for the 28-4 Heat last year. From the Burlington Hawk Eye.
Rutzen is the 25th player overall in the 2009 class to verbal and the 23rd headed to a D1 program.

Craig Machut has been hired as Milwaukee King's girls basketball coach. from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Former Western Michigan women's basketball coach Frances "Fran" H. Ebert died November 7. She also coached softball at the college. From the WMU News.

Creighton takes on Central Missouri on Saturday.

Augustana is #21 in the D2 poll.

UMAC: Northland is the preseason pick for first in the UMAC. Bethany Lutheran is 4th in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference preseason poll.

NAC: Lakeland is 3rd in the Northern Athletic Conference preseason poll. Concordia WI was picked for first in the north division, Wisconsin Lutheran is first in the south division. From the Sheboygan Press.
The NAC has new division alignments. From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Sioux Falls beat Mayville State 89-64. The Cougars dominated the second half. Elizabeth Hildreth (Norwalk, IA) had 23 for USF. Kayla Blom (Centennial) added 10. Ali Sonstelie (East Grand Forks) had 13 for Mayville State. From the Sioux Falls Argus Leader.

South Dakota Mines is looking for new leadership with seniors graduating. From the Black Hills Pioneer.

Iowa Central beat Grand View JV 67-39 on Thursday. Morgan Brown (Fort Dodge, IA) had 16 for IC. From the Fort Dodge Messenger.

Madison ATC's Dana Wagner (Sun Prairie, WI) has been named to the NJCAA 3 second team. From the Capital Times.

Grand Rapids CC beat SC4 58-54 in the Skipper Tip off. Chanahl Putnam (Almont, MI) had 22 for SC4. From the Port Huron Times Herald.

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