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A pair of Falcon sophomores received top honors for the 2009-10 season UW River Falls Women’s Basketball Postseason Banquet

Posted by Falcons Fan on April 20, 2010

A pair of Falcon sophomores received top honors for the 2009-10 season Sunday (April 11) at the UW River Falls Women’s Basketball Postseason Banquet at Falcon Nest. Maranda Dohrn took home the Most Outstanding Defensive Player  Award, while Tiffany Gregorich was named teams Most Outstanding Offensive Player Award and best Free Throw Shooter. These two helped the Falcons team to a very successful  18-win season, finishing 18-7 overall and tied for third in the WIAC.

All three awards are based on stats. The defensive player award is calculated by adding defensive rebounds, steals and blocks, then subtracting fouls. The offensive award is total points plus assists and offensive rebounds less turnovers. The free throw shooting is based on best % made.

 

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Awards handed out at the UW River Falls Women’s Basketball Postseason Banquet

Posted by Falcons Fan on April 16, 2010

Nikki, Tiff and Tess

Nikki, Tiff and Tess

Awards handed out at the UW River Falls Women’s Basketball Postseason Banquet. The Falcon players were honored with several awards Sunday April 11.

All players were thanked and honored for there contribution for the 18-7 season. Many great things were accomplished this year

The 18 wins are the most since 1988-1989 season, matching the 2000-2001 team with 18 wins.

13-0 start is the best in school history.

#13 rankings highest ever for the Falcon women.

Maranda Dohrn’s 22 rebounds ties a Falcon single game record.

Tiffany Gregorich’s 30 points is one of the tops in Falcon history.

The Falcon fan attendance almost triples from the prior year.

The Backcourt Club has record membership (first year of the Club so that was easy). Become a member now.

Summer Basketball camps best ever.

Falcon Buddies program has record participation (first year too).

Alumni weekend was special and a fun Alumni game.

The Ball Kids were the best ever always on time and very helpful to the players.

Record number of UWRF Falcon women basketball fans on Facebook. Become a fan of our team now.

Awards handed on this day included:

WIAC players of the week. Maranda Dohrn and Tiffany Gregorich.

Dohrn Named WIAC Basketball Player of the Week

Dohrn, 6-0, scored a career high 23 points and grabbed a career high 22 rebounds in the team’s 57-46 win. The 22 rebounds ties the Falcon record for most rebounds in a game. In the team’s two games last week she scored 33 points and had 28 rebounds. She also had one assist, one blocked shot and two steals.

WIAC Player of the week. Tiffany Gregorich, Sophomore (Altoona), Guard of UW-River Falls

Gregorich helped the Falcons to a perfect week with wins in two WIAC games, including a victory over No. 15-ranked UW-Stevens Point. She finished with a game-high 27 points in a 73-52 triumph at UW-Superior on Dec. 2, converting 9-of-12 shots from the field, including three-of-five from behind the arc. Gregorich also grabbed six rebounds and dished out two assists. In a 72-61 win over the Pointers on Dec. 5, she recorded a team-best 19 points, five assists and three steals. In the two games, she shot 16-of-25 (64.0 percent) from the field, four-of-eight (50.0 percent) from three-point range and 10-of-11 (90.9 percent) from the free-throw line. Her 59 minutes of playing time included 11 rebounds, five steals and four assists. 

Kelli Hilt award WIAC Sportmanship award

The WIAC’s All-Sportsmanship team is for individuals that displayed exemplary sportsmanship throughout the season. The team included one member from each school as selected by that school.

Maranda Dohrn named WIAC honorable mention all conference

Her best game of the year was against Platteville on Feb. 23 when she scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed a career-high 22 rebounds. The 22 rebounds tied the school record. Dohrn was named the team’s Player of the week twice and was named the WIAC Player of the Week on Feb. 23.

Tiffany Gregorich was named to the first team all WIAC and all Defensive team

led the Falcons in scoring averaging 13.8 points a game. She also led the Falcons in assists (56) and was second in steals (47). Gregorich was named the team’s Player of the Week four times and was named the WIAC Player of the Week on Dec. 8.

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UW River Falls Women’s Basketball Postseason Banquet was held Sunday April 11

Posted by Falcons Fan on April 14, 2010

Lindsey, Melissa and Tracie with parents

Lindsey, Melissa and Tracie with parents

UW River Falls Women’s Basketball Postseason Banquet was held Sunday April 11. The players were recognized for their 18-7 season including 13-0 start to the season.

Freshmen Tracie Gillund, Melissa Carmody, Lindsey Olson, Nikki Guhr and Brittany Gregorich were noted for their all around good play improvement during the year.  

Sophomores Alise Holst, Maranda Dohrn, Taylor House and  Tiffany Gregorich were reminded that they will be Juniors and expectations for them are higher as the become upper classmen next season.

Juniors Tess Lardie and Lauren Pelowski were recognized for their play and leadership needed next year.

Seniors were thanked for their efforts and told to get a job. This group included Jenna Hanson, Katie Theisen and Kelli Hilt. Read more here on their day.

Taylor and parents in the House

Taylor and parents in the House

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Falcon Seniors honored during basketball banquet

Posted by Falcons Fan on April 12, 2010

Falcon seniors with coaches

Falcon seniors with coaches

UW River Falls parents joined  the coaching staff, managers and the basketball  players to honor the 2009-10 team. Seniors Jenna Hanson, Kelli Hilt and Katie Theisen  were featured during the Sunday afternoon banquet.  The group of seniors led the Falcons to a 18 -7 record during  the 2009-2010 season.  

 Jenna Hanson , 5-6, averaged 4.5 points and 2.9 rebounds a game. She had 45 assists, 30 steals and three blocked shots. She shot 39-113 (.345) from the field, including 6-27 (.222) from three point range. She was 15-25 (.600) from the line. Hanson, was a two year team caption and was well known for her tough defense. Jenna was a three year starter.

Katie Theisen, 5-6, averaged 3.7 points and 1.1 rebounds a game. She had 12 assists, 18 steals and 5 blocked shots. She shot 25-74 (.338) from the field, including 19-59 (.322) from three point range. She was 23-33 (.697) from the line. Katie  was well known for her three point shooting and her spark she provided when she entered the game.

Kelli Hilt, 5-6, averaged 6.1 points and 2.7 rebounds a game. She had 38 assists, 41 steals and a blocked shot. She shot 53-134 (.396) from the field, including 5-31 (.161) from three point range. She was 42-63 (.667) from the line. Hilt, who was named to the 2009 All-Sportsmanship team, scored in double digits three times. She twice scored 11 points in a game and had a season-high six rebounds in the team’s game against Stout on Jan. 6.

The seniors give thanks for their Falcon career video

Jenna and Coach Holbrook

Jenna and Coach Holbrook

Video of Tiff talking about Jenna

Katie and Coach Holbrook

Katie and Coach Holbrook

Video of Lauren talking about Katie

Kelli and Coach Holbrook

Kelli and Coach Holbrook

Video of Tess talking about Kelli

Jenna and Katie

Jenna and Katie

 

Kelli and parents

Kelli and parents

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Coach Holbrook announces 2010 summer Basketball Camps for girls

Posted by Falcons Fan on April 7, 2010

Coach Holbrook today announced the 2010 summer Basketball Camps for girls hosted at UWRF.

View camp brochure here. 2010 UWRF Girls BB Camp Brochure

Highlights include:

June 14-17 2010

Grades 3-9 in fall of 2010

9:00 am to noon

$75 fee

Basic instruction of ball handling, shooting, passing and other basic fundmentals of basketball.

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July 5-8

Grades 6-12 in fall of 2010

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

$165 fee

More advanced camp with individual and team play. You will improve your indiviual play and learn advance team play concepts. Individual and team play competition daily.

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For each camp, each camper will receive, in additional to great instruction from UWRF Coaches and players, a camp T-Shirt, UWRF Camp Basketball and two tickets to games in the 2010-2011 season.

View camp brochure here. 2010 UWRF Girls BB Camp Brochure

 

 

 
 

 

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