December 24 - MIAA Player of the Week
|Dec. 17||Saint Mary's (Ind.)||48||Ind.-South Bend||74||Final|
|Dec. 18||Lake Superior St.||87||Alma||69||Final|
|Dec. 19||Saint Mary's (Ind.)||57||North Park||53||Final|
|Birmingham Southern||49||Calvin||65||Quality Suites Holiday Classic||Final|
|Oglethorpe||46||Hope||64||Quality Suites Holiday Classic||Final|
|Dec. 21||Hope||79||Birmingham Southern||37||Quality Suites Holiday Classic||Final|
|Oglethorpe||73||Calvin||48||Quality Suites Holiday Classic||Final|
|Dec. 27||Olivet||53||Mich.-Dearborn||85||Hathaway Court at Cutler Event Center||Final|
|Dec. 28||Heidelberg||82||Kalamazoo||47||Wittenberg Tournament||Final|
|Dec. 29||Dubuque||87||Kalamazoo||53||Wittenberg Tournament||Final|
|Webster||70||Saint Mary's (Ind.)||49||Final|
|Ohio Wesleyan||44||Hope||73||Ohio Wesleyan Bishop Classic||Final|
|Dec. 30||Maryville (Tenn.)||68||Albion||89||Final|
Around the MIAA
Defeated Kalamazoo Dec. 17, 79-59, for their first MIAA win of the season.
The women's basketball team fell on the road last Tuesday (Dec. 18) at Division II Lake Superior State University by a score of 87-69. Freshman guard Stasha Warchock (Marquette, Mich./Marquette) scored a team-high 13 points for the Scots. Sophomore center Jeny Brandt (Escanaba, Mich./Escanaba) scored 10 points and grabbed a game-high eight rebounds. This is the third time Brandt has finished with double-digit points, all coming in the last four games.
Went 1-1 on the week, defeating Birmingham Southern Dec. 20, 65-49, before a 73-48 loss at Oglethorpe Dec. 21.
Hope won both games at the Oglethorpe University Quality Suites Holiday Classic in Atlanta, Georgia. The Flying Dutch defeated Oglethorpe 64-46 behind 19 points and nine rebounds from senior forward Francesca Buchanan (Grant, Mich./Sparta) and Birmingham Southern 79-37 behind 13 points and eight rebounds from Buchanan. Buchanan was named the tournament's most valuable player. Sophomore guard Kenedy Schoonveld (Zeeland, Mich./Holland Christian) also made the all-tournament team.
The Kalamazoo College women's basketball team lost its only game last week 79-59 at Adrian College. Kaytlyn Tidey scored a career-high 25 points with three rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Georgie Andrews posted a double-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds, and four assists. Kalamazoo returns to action Dec. 28-29 in a tournament at Wittenberg. The Hornets face Heidelberg on the opening day of the tournament.
Lost both contests last week, falling to Fontbonne Dec. 19, 69-65, and Hartwick Dec. 20, 74-52, in two games played in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Went 1-1 in two home games, rebounding from a 74-48 loss to Indiana-South Bend Dec. 17 with a 57-53 win over North Park Dec. 19.
Defeated Defiance Dec. 19, 71-40, in their lone game last week.
2018-19 MIAA Women's Basketball Standings
|GP||Record||Win %||PF||PA||GP||Record||Win %||PF||PA||Last 10||Streak|
|Saint Mary's (Ind.)||16||7-9||0.438||932||1039||27||11-16||0.407||1508||1702||4-6||Lost 1|