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Six Falcon Women Basketball Student-Athletes Earn WIAC All-Academic Honor

Posted by Falcons Fan on August 30, 2010

Six Falcon Women Basketball Student-Athletes Earn WIAC All-Academic Honor.

Student-athletes at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls earned the 2009-10 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic Award for their outstanding performance in the classroom.

During the 2009-10 academic year, nearly 50 percent of the student-athletes competing in the conference achieved a 3.0 grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale) and were named to the Scholastic Honor Roll.

Individuals named to the Scholastic Honor Roll receive a certificate.

“This is another example of how engaged Falcon student-athletes are regarding the academic rigors of college life,” said Athletic Director, Roger Ternes. “They are model students for the young men and women who attend the University of Wisconsin-River Falls to emulate”.

Women’s Head Coach Cindy Holbrook said “It is a great honor for our student athletes. We expect all our players to excel in the classroom and the court.”

The six student athlets from the 2009-2010 season include:

Melissa Carmody   G 5-7 Fr.  Barneveld

 

Brittany Gregorich   F 5-9 Fr.  Altoona

 

Tiffany Gregorich   G 5-5 So.  Altoona

 

Kelli Hilt   G 5-6 Sr.  Lakeville, MN / North HS

 

Jenna Hanson   G 5-6 Sr.  Altoona

 

Lindsey Olson   F 6-0 Fr.  Plainview, MN / Plainview-Elgin-Millville HS 

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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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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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What You Always Wanted To Know About the UW River Falls Falcons Womens Basketball Team But Were Afraid To Ask(part 4 of 4)

Posted by Falcons Fan on March 29, 2010

These players have spent a full season together and know each other very well. So we thought you might want to know these players a little more. We surveyed  the players from the 2009-2010 team about many important questions about there teammates. Now you will know a lot more about these players even things you never cared to know. Here is the final part of the questions

We asked each player to list which teammate is:

31-Studies the least?

Winner: Taylor

Runner up: Alise

32-Spends the most tome in the Gym?

Winner: Tie- Tiffany and Brittany

33-Spends the most time in the athletic trainer room?

Winner:Taylor

Runner up: Tiffany

34-Most likely to be President?

Winner: Kelli

Runner up:Tiffany

35-Talks the most about their high school days?

Winner:Nikki

Runner up:Alise

36-Win on Survivor?

Winner:Jenna

Runner up:Maranda

37- Most likely to get a technical foul?

Winner:Taylor

Runner up: Brittany 

38-Will have the most kids someday?

Winner:Alise

Runner up:Taylor

39-Most likely to have a 4.0 this semester?

Winner:Brittany

Runner up:Lindsey

40-Has the most fun?

Winner: Tess

Runner up:Nikki

There you go. Now you know more then you cared to know. This is the final part of this series.

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What You Always Wanted To Know About the UW River Falls Falcons Womens Basketball Team But Were Afraid To Ask(part 3 of 4)

Posted by Falcons Fan on March 24, 2010

These players have spent a full season together and know each other very well. So we thought you might want to know these players a little more. We surveyed  the players from the 2009-2010 team about many important questions about there teammates. Now you will know a lot more about these players even things you never cared to know. Here is part 3 of 4.

We asked each player to list which teammate is:

21-Best dresser?

Winner: Katie

Runner up: Lindsey

22-Worst dresser?

Winner: Nikki

Runner up: Tess

23-Who was in the best shape for Fall conditioning?

Winner: Tie-Lauren and Tiffany

24-Spends the most time in the weight room?

Winner: Lauren

Runner up: Maranda

25-Sleeps the most?

Winner: Taylor

Runner up: Lauren

26-Makes you laugh the hardest?

Winner: Tracie

Runner up: Jenna

27-Most likely to be a head  coach someday?

Winner: Kelli

Runner up: Nikki

28-Would be on a TV reality show?

Winner: Tess

Runner up: Tie- Lindsey and Katie

29-Surprised you the most this past season?

Winner: Tie- Maranda and Nikki

30-Studies the most?

Winner: Brittany

Runner up: Maranda

Check back within the next week to see the  part 4 of 4 for more questions.

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What You Always Wanted To Know About the UW River Falls Falcons Womens Basketball Team But Were Afraid To Ask(part 2 of 4)

Posted by Falcons Fan on March 19, 2010

These players have spent a full season together and know each other very well. So we thought you might want to know these players a little more. We surveyed  the players from the 2009-2010 team about many important questions about there teammates. Now you will know a lot more about these players even things you never cared to know. Here is part 2 of 4.

We asked each player to list which teammate is:

11-Eats unhealthy food the most?

Winner: Nikki

Runner up:Taylor

12-Pickiest eater?

Winner: Tiffany

Runner up: Alise

13-Watches the most television?

Winner: Taylor

Runner up: Tess

14-Spends the most time on a computer?

Winner: Tie- Melissa and Tracie

15-Spends the most time on Facebook?

Winner: Nikki

Runner up: Tiffany

16-Would likely survive being stranded on a Island for several weeks?

Winner: Tie – Lauren, Tess and Jenna

17-Could win on Jeopardy?

Winner: Kelli

Runner up: Lauren

18-Could win in American Idol?

Winner: Jenna

Runner up: Tie- Tracie and Melissa

19-Best dancer?

Winner: Tracie

Runner up: Jenna

20-Shops the most?

Winner: Lindsey

Runner up: Alise

Check back within the next week to see part 3 of 4 for more questions.

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What You Always Wanted To Know About the UW River Falls Falcons Womens Basketball Team But Were Afraid To Ask(part 1 of 4)

Posted by Falcons Fan on March 14, 2010

These players have spent a full season together and know each other very well. So we thought you might want to know these players a little more. We surveyed  the players from the 2009-2010 team about many important questions about there teammates. Now you will know a lot more about these players even things you never cared to know. Here is part 1 of 4.

We asked each player to list which teammate is:

1- Most likely to be famous someday?

Winner: Katie

Runner up: Tracie

2-Has the messiest locker?

Winner: Alise

Runner up: Taylor

3-Texts on the phone the most?

Winner: Tiffany

Runner up: Melissa

4-Is best at Wii?

Winner: Katie

Runner Up: Tie-Jenna and Lauren

5-Best Guitar Hero Player?

Winner: Tie- Tracie and Maranda  

6-Best Hair

Winner: Tie- Katie and Lindsey

7-Messiest hair

Winner: Lindsey

Runner up: Alise

8-Takes longest to get ready when going out?

Winner: Lindsey

Runner up: Maranda

9-Eats the most?

Winner: Maranda

Runner up: Taylor

10-Eats healthy food the most?

Winner: Alise

Runner up: Melissa 

Check back within the next week to see part 2 of 4 for more questions.

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Q & A with UW River Falls Falcon Senior #24 Jenna Hanson

Posted by Falcons Fan on March 11, 2010

As we say goodbye to Senior Jenna Hanson we thought you might want to know her a little better.

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.

1-Parents’ name: Jon & Terri Hanson

2-Home town and School: Altoona, WI – Altoona High School

3-Major/Minor: Major in Sociology, Minor in Criminal Justice

4-I plan on Graduating in (date). May 2010

5-Next year during Basketball season I will be? Too old to play, hopefully working

 6-Favorite UWRF Basketball memory? Winning 13 straight games

 7-Favorite UWRF Basketball memory from my senior year? Going to California

8-In Five years I will be? Working in probation/parole

9-Why did you decide to attend UWRF? To play basketball and obtain a criminal justice degree

10-My Friends Call Me: Jenna

11-Favorite College Class: Trends & Issues in Incarceration

12-What is your favorite spot on campus? The gym

 13-Advice I’d give a young athlete: Work hard and have fun

14-In my free time I like to: Camp, fish, boat, shop

15-One word that best describes me: dedicated

16-Nobody knows how much I love to: Run

 17-The best thing about attending UWRF is: Meeting my friends

18-My dream job would be: Special Agent

19- Advice for UWRF Basketball players next year- Have confidence in yourself and the team

20-Advice for future UWRF Basketball recruits? Work hard & have fun

 21- What will you miss most about UWRF? My friends and basketball

22-What will you miss most about UWRF Basketball? My friends

 23-My Coaches at UWRF were? Dedicated to the team

24-My basketball teammates were? Like a family

25-What is one word you hope to use to describe yourself in ten years? accomplished

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Q & A with UW River Falls Falcon Senior #33 Kelli Hilt

Posted by Falcons Fan on March 7, 2010

As we say goodbye to Senior Kelli Hilt we thought you might want to know her a bit better.

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  aginast Stout on Jan. 6.

1-Parents’ name: Patti and Brian Hilt

2-Home town and School: Lakeville North

3-Major/Minor: Business Admin. Option Marketing

4-I plan on Graduating in (date). May 2010

5-Next year during Basketball season I will be? Working

6-Favorite UWRF Basketball memory from my Senior year?  Beating Whitewater finally

7-Why did you decide to attend UWRF? The business program and to play basketball, its close enough to go home far enough to get away

8-My Friends Call Me: Kelli

9-Favorite College Class:  Business Law

10-What is your favorite spot on campus? Locker room

11-Advice I’d give a young athlete: Never give up

12-In my free time I like to: Sleep

13-One word that best describes me: Caring

14-Nobody knows how much I love to: See my mommy!

15-The best thing about attending UWRF is: Friends

16-My dream job would be: Something new everyday

17- Advice for UWRF Basketball players next year. It only gets easier with time

18- What will you miss most about UWRF? Basketball

19-What will you miss most about UWRF Basketball? Teammates

20-My basketball teammates were? Amazing!

21-What is one word you hope to use to describe yourself in ten years? Movie star

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More on Gregorich, Dohrn, Hilt Named to All-WIAC

Posted by Falcons Fan on March 5, 2010

March 4, 2010

Guards Tiffany Gregorich (So., Altoona, Wis.) and Kelli Hilt (Sr., Lakeville, Minn. North HS) and forward Maranda Dohrn (So., Lake City, Minn.) have all been named to 2010 All-WIAC teams.

. Dohrn earned honorable mention and Hilt was named to the All-Sportsmanship team.

Gregorich, 5-5, 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). She shot 110-228 (.482) from the field, including 33-87 (.379) from three point range. She finished 65-81 (.802) from the line. Gregorich, who earned honorable mention to the 2009 All-WIAC team, scored a career-high 30 points in the team’s game against Eau Claire on Feb. 3. She also had a career-high eight rebounds in the team’s game against Washington & Jefferson on Dec. 29. She scored in double figures in 16 games. Gregorich was named the team’s Player of the Week four times and was named the WIAC Player of the Week on Dec. 8.


Dohrn, 6-0, averaged seven points and 7.1 rebounds a game for the Falcons. She led the Falcons in rebounding and blocked shots (20). She also had 13 assists and 19 steals. She shot 68-144 (.472) from the field, including 1-5 (.200) from behind the arc. She was 37-59 (.627) at the line. 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.

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 aginast Stouton Jan. 6. 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.

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