MIAA Women's Basketball Week #9 Wrap-Up

MIAA Women's Basketball Week #9 Wrap-Up

Last Week's Results

 
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Date Home Score Away Score Notes Status Links
Dec. 30 Albion 88 Concordia (Tex.) 62 Final
  Adrian 32 Carthage 41 Music City Classic (1 p.m. CST) Final
  Alma 50 Hamline 67 Final
  Anderson (Ind.) 65 Kalamazoo 55 Final
Jan. 04 Saint Mary's (Ind.) 60 Olivet * 50 Final
  Trine 51 Hope * 58 Final
  Alma 71 Kalamazoo * 41 Final
  Calvin 68 Adrian * 50 Final
* Conference

Next Week's Games

 
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Jan. 08 Trine 79 Olivet * 40 Final
  Adrian 47 Albion * 65 Final
  Calvin 66 Alma * 48 Final
  Kalamazoo 37 Hope * 77 Final
Jan. 11 Kalamazoo 63 Adrian * 62 Time change from 3:00 PM Final
  Calvin 65 Saint Mary's (Ind.) * 43 Game Time changed from original time of 3:00 p.m. Final
  Albion 98 Olivet * 70 Final
Jan. 12 Alma 38 Trine * 56 Final
* Conference

Around the MIAA 

Adrian (5-6, 0-3)

Adrian will seek to stop a three-game losing streak and its first win of 2020 on Wednesday when the Bulldogs square off against Albion in MIAA action at home…Adrian fell to Carroll, 71-57, and Carthage, 41-32, at the Music City Classic in Nashville, Tenn., leading into New Year’s Eve…AC then lost at MIAA foe Calvin, 68-50, to open 2020…At 73 points total with Carthage, that was the lowest scoring game for the Bulldogs since Adrian (57) and Albion (15) combined for 72 on Feb. 22, 1973…junior Sha’Trice Graves is tied for the conference lead with 9.3 rebounds per game…Graves also is fourth with 21 blocked shots and has 125 in her career—closing in on the all-time school benchmark of 153.


RV/RV Albion (10-2, 2-1)

Albion was idle last week, however, milestones are in reach when the Britons resume MIAA action with a Wednesday night game at Adrian. Head Coach Doreen Carden could earn her 300th career victory…Senior guard/forward Emily Bernas (Waterford, Mich.) is 25 points from reaching the 1,000-point milestone.

Alma (7-6, 2-2)

Women's basketball rebounded from a few off-balanced shooting performances with a win over Kalamazoo last week. The Scots shot 30 percent in a loss to Hamline University in the second of two games on their trip to Florida, then came back with a 30-point win over the Hornets. The Scots led for nearly the entire game. They shot 56 percent from the field in the first quarter before holding Kalamazoo to one field goal in 13 attempts in the second quarter. Jeny Brandt (Escanaba, Mich.) 24 points and 15 rebounds in 22 minutes. She shot 9-of-14 from the field and made all six of her free throws. Oretha Humphries (Detroit, Mich.) scored 11 points and added six rebounds, two assists and two steals.


Calvin (8-5, 2-2)

Calvin had only one game this past week and got the win against conference opponent Adrian with a score of 68-50. Sophomore Gabby Timmer finished with a double-double with 21 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks as well. The Knights used a whole team effort to win with 22 assists for the team. Calvin now improves to 8-5 on the season and 2-2 in the MIAA.


No. 3/3 Hope (13-0, 4-0)

A game-ending 7-0 run propelled Hope to a 58-51 victory at Trine, last season's MIAA champion, on Saturday. The Flying Dutch took over sole possession of the MIAA lead with a 4-0 league record. Forwards Ashleigh Thomas (Shelby Township, Mich.) and Olivia Voskuil (Holland, Mich.) topped Hope in scoring with a season-high 14 and 12 points, respectively. Thomas also grabbed a season-high eight rebounds and shared team-high honors with three assists. A three from junior guard Sydney Muller (Grand Rapids, Mich.) with 2:01 remaining started the decisive run. A Thomas jumper and two free throws from sophomore guard Kasey DeSmit (Hudsonville, Mich.) closed the scoring for the Flying Dutch.


Kalamazoo (2-10, 0-3)

Kalamazoo dropped both of its games this past week beginning with a 65-55 loss at Anderson and ending with a 71-41 defeat at Alma. Kaytlyn Tidey led the Hornets offensively as she posted games of 19 and 18 points throughout the week. Isabelle Clark was the other Kalamazoo player to reach double figures in both games as Clark scored 23 total points. Georgie Andrews led the way on the glass, securing 18 total rebounds. Mya Gough continued to be dominant in the low post as Gough blocked 10 more shots during the week and now sits just one away from the school record. The Hornets will continue MIAA play this week as they host Hope on Wednesday and Adrian on Saturday.


Olivet (4-9, 1-3)

Olivet fell to Saint Mary's, 60-50, in its only game last week. Junior DeeDee Post led Olivet with 11 points and nine rebounds. Six of the rebounds were offensive. Junior Fayth Talbert contributed 10 points. Senior Tammy Lee scored nine points on 3-of-5 shooting from behind the arc.


Saint Mary's (6-7, 3-1)

The Belles claimed a 60-50 conference win over visiting Olivet on Saturday afternoon in their lone game of the week last week. Saint Mary's had three players post double-digit scoring efforts in the win. Giavanna Paradiso led all players with 18 points while going 5-of-5 from the free throw line. Jade Mosier tallied a season-high 17 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Bella Dugas chipped in 13 points and shared game-high honors with nine rebounds while matching her career-high with three blocked shots.


Trine (8-4, 2-1)

Lost to then-No. 4 Hope (58-51) in the team's only game of the past week...Katy Steers scored a career-high 19 points to go along with four rebounds and four assists.


 

2019-20 MIAA Women's Basketball Standings


  Conference Overall
GP Record Win % PF PA GP Record Win % PF PA Last 10 Streak
Hope 9 9-0 1.000 617 361   18 18-0 1.000 1352 741 10-0 Won 18
Trine 9 8-1 0.889 609 385   18 14-4 0.778 1176 849 9-1 Won 6
Albion 9 7-2 0.778 644 501   18 15-3 0.833 1362 1052 7-3 Won 2
Calvin 9 5-4 0.556 528 498   18 11-7 0.611 1105 1021 6-4 Lost 1
Saint Mary's (Ind.) 9 4-5 0.444 460 593   18 7-11 0.389 980 1177 3-7 Lost 1
Alma 9 3-6 0.333 494 544   18 8-10 0.444 1012 1051 4-6 Won 1
Kalamazoo 9 2-7 0.222 444 635   18 4-14 0.222 919 1196 2-8 Lost 3
Adrian 8 1-7 0.125 427 524   17 7-10 0.412 982 1014 3-7 Lost 2
Olivet 9 1-8 0.111 471 653   18 4-14 0.222 985 1242 2-8 Lost 6