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UWRF Women’s Basketball Holds End-Of-Season Banquet:Yearly awards handed out Saturday

Posted by Falcons Fan on April 16, 2011

The UW River Falls women’s basketball team celebrated the culmination of the 2010-11 season on Saturday, April 16 with the year-end banquet held at  the Athletic Department.

Several end-of-season awards were handed out at the banquet with several different players receiving special recognition on Saturday.

Freshmen won certificate of letters



Sophomores Certificate of Letter



Juniors with UWRF Carry bag



Senior Tess Lardie with Senior award plaque




Proud Mom with Tess

Tess and Mom

Tess and Mom


Top Free Throw Percent Award- Brit Gregorich 79%

Top Free Throw shooting %

Top Free Throw shooting %


Outstanding Offensive Player Award – Alise Holst

Outstanding Offense

Outstanding Offense


Outstanding Defensive Player Award- Maranda Dohrn

Outstanding Defense

Outstanding Defense


WIAC Player of week Award, WIAC All Defensive Team and WIAC First team All Conference- Tiff Gregorich

WIAC player of week, all defense, all WIAC

WIAC player of week, all defense, all WIAC


WIAC All Sportmanship Team- Maranda Dohrn

All-Sportsmanship Team

All-Sportsmanship Team



Alise Holst Honorable Mention

Tiff Gregorich First team

Maranda Dohrn Honorable Mention




Who is on the wall of fame?

Wall of fame

Wall of fame

Falcon Nation grows by two

Falcon fan nation grows by two

Falcon fan nation grows by two


Lunch and talks

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40 Questions with UW River Falls Women’s Basketball Player Freshman Ashley Backes

Posted by Falcons Fan on October 28, 2010

40 Questions with ASHLEY BACKES

1­Parent(s) name(s):

Timothy and Sharon Backes

2­Home town and School:

Bowler, WI Wittenberg-Birnamwood HS



4­My Friends Call Me:

Ashley or Backes

5­Favorite College Class:

Art History 100

6­Favorite Quote:

“The best things in life are unseen…that’s why we close our eyes when we

kiss…cry…and dream…!

7­What is your favorite spot on campus?:

Knowles Center or the pathway to Knowles, it’s really peaceful and pretty.

8­What makes you laugh?

My friends

9­Advice I’d give a young athlete:


10­In my free time I like to:

I like being outside or hanging with friends

11­Pre­game Superstition:

Always have to listen to my ipod and be by myself for a bit before the game.

12­One word that best describes me:


13­Nobody knows how much I love to:


14­If I weren’t playing basketball I would be:

Hanging out with my friends or since I’m in college probably studying.

15­The best thing about attending UWRF (school or/and city) is:

UWRF is small enough to where it doesn’t take 30 minutes to walk across

campus and big enough to make you feel like you’re at college. Also River

Falls city is small so it’s easy to get places walking or biking.

16­My dream job would be:

A famous painter where I make my own art work up and people want to buy it

for a lot of money.

17­If you could be on the cover of a magazine, it would be? Why?

Cosmo because it means I must have done something right to get rich to be

on the cover.

18­My greatest sports moment was:

This past basketball season (2010) when my high school team won regional

finals because the year before that we didn’t make it any further.

19­What would you like to learn and achieve this sports season?

I would really like to learn how to be faster on my feet on defense and

become very successful at it.

20­Describe an ideal teammate:

The ideal teammate to me would be the kind of person that is a teammate on

the court that does anything and everything she can to help her team and

is a good friend off the court.

21-My secret addiction is…


22­What is one word you hope to use to describe yourself in ten



23­What’s one television show that you can’t miss each week?

I don’t watch television much but I had to chose it would be Penguins of


 24-Before each game, I…

Listen to my ipod get pumped up in my own way

25­ What is your biggest pet peeve?

When you’re hanging out with a friend and they can’t put their phone down

for a day or for that time being that you’re hanging out together.

26­ If you could trade places with anyone, who would it be? Why?

 Amanda Bynes because she has the funniest personality ever and seems like

she would always have a good time and is rich so I wouldn’t have to worry

about money for once.

27­ If you could do anything just once, what would it be?

  Fly without being in an airplane or anything to help me, so “fly like an


28­If we made a movie of your life what would it be called and who

     would star in it?

  The Brilliant World of Ashley!

     Staring Sammy Doucette

                Leah Vosters

                Spalding (Basketball)

                My Mom and Dad

29-Why did you decide to come to UWRF?

UWRF has a good Psychology program and basketball

30-What’s the best thing about UWRF in your experience so far?

The Basketball team is awesome and here at UWRF I’m meeting so many new



I like to draw, bike, ride horse, kayak, swim, play basketball, volleyball,

32- The reason I picked my jersey number is that…

I was given the number 30 from my high school basketball coach and since

then never changed it.

33-Favorite ice cream…


34-Most exciting thing you did this summer…

Played in the All Star Game in June.

35-What do you look forward to most this season…

I am going to be in the best shape of my life and can’t wait to feel good

on the basketball court.

36-What are you looking forward to most this school year…

Being part of the basketball team and getting to know everyone more than I

already do.

37-What other sports did you play in High School…

Volleyball, Basketball, Softball 1 year and then Track and Field 3 years

38-Favorite food…

Grandma’s homemade BBQ

39-Favorite movie…

Transformers or Avatar

40-If you could bring something from your hometown what would it be…

I would bring my bed, I love my bed.

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