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UW Fox Valley Women's Basketball

2013-2014

UW-FOX VALLEY WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CLINICS

Basketball clinics for girls in grades K-8(participants will be divided into appropriate skill levels for the instructional portions of the clinics)

When: Sunday March 2, March 30 and April 27
Time: 1:00-3:30pm
Where: UW-Fox Valley
1478 Midway Rd.
Menasha
Cost: $15/session Registration:  email Pam Massey at pam.massey@uwc.edu to register.  Payment:  Checks made out to UW-Fox Valley. Payment due at first clinic.

1/27/2014 Game vs. UW-Waukesha

Caroline Birnhak turned in a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds to help lead the UW Fox Valley Cyclones team to a 67-48 victory over the UW Richland Roadrunners. The win improves the Cyclones to 8-2 in conference. For the game the Cyclones out rebounded their opponent 43-31 and forced 25 turnovers.  As a team the Cyclones shot 45.2% from the field and 41.2% from behind the arc. Jess Runge led the team with 12 points. Emily Inglese led the team on defense and offense with 5 steals, 9 assists, and contributed 15 points.  Kayla Huss grabbed a game high 15 rebound and Runge dished out 6 assists.

The Cyclones will face UW Marinette at home Wednesday at 5:30.

1/15/2014 Game vs. UW-Marshfield

UW Fox Valley Cyclones traveled to UW Marshfield for their first conference game of the semester and first game after losing two starters to knee injuries. Both teams battled back and forth until the Marauders pulled ahead to take a 38-27 lead into halftime. UW Marshfield built their 9 point halftime lead on 47% shooting from the field, while the Cyclones struggled late in the first half offensively and only shot 35% from the field. After halftime the Marauders came out on fire. At one point they had a 16 point lead until the Cyclones dug deep and started fighting back. Emily Inglese hit a couple big three point baskets to pull the Cyclones with in four late in the second half, but the Cyclones just couldn't get any closer. With the 72-68 loss the Cyclones fall to 7-2 in conference play. Inglese led the Cyclones with 26 points (including 6/8 from behind the arc), 8 assists, and 5 steals. Jess Runge added 15 points and dished out 6 assists, while Caroline Birnhak had a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.

The Cyclones look to get back on the winning track Sunday when they host UW Richland at 1:00

12/11/2013 Game vs. FVTC

UW Fox Valley Women’s basketball team fell to 8-2 with a tough 69-61 loss to FVTC. After a great shooting performance against UW Manitowoc the Cyclones struggled offensively against the Foxes and lacked intensity on defense. The Foxes came out strong at the start of the game taking a 22-10 lead. The Cyclones struggled the entire game to fight back and at one point was able to take a one point, but fell short. Leading the way for the Cyclones was Chey McFarlin with 31 points. Emily Inglese added 9 and 7 assits. Ariel Oviedo led the team with 12 rebounds

The Cyclones are now off until January 11th.

12/7/2013 Game vs. UW-Rock County

UW Fox Valley women’s basketball team improved to 6-1 on a 60-59 win over UW Rock County. With the win the Cyclones handed the Rattlers their first loss of the season. Jess Runge hit four of nine  three pointers and scored a game-high 16points.  Runge had plenty of help with Emily Inglese adding 12 points, Andrea Heimmermann scoring 12 points, and Caroline Birnhak chipping in 10 points.

The Cyclones took a 36-32 lead into the locker at halftime on 36% shooting.  In the second half the Cyclones came out struggling on offense only being able to shoot 28% from the field. With great defense intensity and the willingness to fight the Cyclones were able to gain a one point lead with 38 seconds to play. The Cyclones missed a jump shot giving the ball to the Rattlers with 10 seconds left. With stingy defense the Cyclones were able to hold of the Rattlers and take the victory.  UW Fox managed to hold UW Rock to just 13% from three point range. Birnhak led the team with 10 rebounds, while Inglese added 4 assists and 3 steals.

The Cyclones play UW Manitowoc at home Monday, December 9th at 5:30

 

12/4/2013 Game vs. UW-Fond du Lac

The UW Fox Valley women’s basketball team struggled offensively but was able to grind out a tough 48-46 victory over UW Fond du Lac. With the win the Cyclones improve to 5-1 on the season. The Cyclones had their lowest scoring output for the season on only 29% shooting from the field. Forcing the Falcons to 20 turnovers with tenacious defense the Cyclones were able to battle the entire game.

With one minute left in the game UWFox found themselves down by two. Applying full court pressure Chey McFarlin was able to come up with a steal and convert a layup with a foul. Unable to complete the three point play at the free throw line the Falcons rebounded the ball with 40 seconds to play and the score tied at 46. With terrific defensive pressure the Cyclones were able to come up with another steal. Ariel Oviedo stole the ball and pushed it up the court making a great pass to McFarlin who missed the bucket but was fouled with six seconds left. McFarlin converted both free throws which put the Cyclones up by two. With only a few seconds remaining Oviedo came up with another steal which sealed the victory.

McFarlin led UWFox with 21 points and Jess Runge added 10. Caroline Birnhak grabbed a team high 10 rebounds. Oviedo had 9 points and led the defense with 4 steals.

The Cyclones will be hosting UW-Rock this Saturday at 1pm.

 

12/2/2013 Game vs. UW-Marshfield

Cheyanne McFarlin led the UW-Fox Valley Lady Cyclones to 72-67 victory over UW- Marshfield. Four players finished in double figures for the Cyclones, including McFarlin, who scored 18 of her 30 points in the first half and finished with a team high six rebounds. Jess Runge finished with 15pts, while Ariel Oviedo and Emily Inglese added 12 and 11 points, respectively.

In a game with 7 lead changes and 7 ties, both teams shot well from the field. The Cyclones finished the game shooting 46.7% from the field while the Marauders shot 51.9%. UW-Fox Valley took a 35-33 lead into halftime despite being down for most of the half. The second half was a battle back and forth but the Cyclones were able to force 10 second half turnovers and hit some key free throws down the stretch. Inglese and McFarlin led the team with 3 steals each, and Oviedo grabbed 5 rebounds.

With the win the Cyclones improve to 4-1 on the season. They will travel to UW-Fond du Lac on Wednesday, December 4th

 

11/18/2013 Game vs. UW-Marinette

Trailing 24-7 in the first 7 minutes of the opening period, the UW Fox Valley women's basketball team battled back to be only down by three at halftime  against UW Marinette. The cyclones were able to outscore the Buccaneers by 11 in the second half and bring home a big win 85-77. With the win the Cyclones improve to 3-1 on the season.

The Buccaneers came out strong shooting 50% in the first half but the Cyclones clamped down on defense in the second half and forced the Bucs to shoot only 28% from the field.  The Cyclones shot 37% for the game and 44% from behind the three point line.  Jess Runge led four Cyclones in double figures with 28 points, with 18 coming in the second half.  Chey Mcfarlin added 27 points, Emily Inglese had 13, and Ariel Oviedo contributed 11.  Inglese dished out 5 assists and had 3 steals, while McFarlin led the team on the boards with 7. The cyclones next game is December 2nd at home against UW Marshfield.

 

11/16/2013 Game vs. UW-Marathon

The Lady Cyclones took down the UW-Marathon Huskie's in Saturday's game 70-66. The win brings the Lady Cyclones to 2-1 on the season. They are on the road again on Monday traveling to UW-Marinette for a 5:30 game.

 

11/13/2013 Game vs. UW-Waukesha

The UW Fox Valley Cyclones were not able to fight back after being down 37-29 at halftime to lose to the UW Waukesha Cougars 72-57.  With the loss the Cyclones falls to 1-1 on the season. The Cyclones struggled offensively in the second half only shooting 28% from the field. The Cougars at one point had a 26 point lead in the second half. Wwith one last push the Cyclones were able to cut the lead down to 15 but couldn’t get any closer.  Leading the Cyclones in scoring were Chey McFarlin with 19 points and Emily Inglese  with 10. Andrea Sugden grabbed 7 points along with McFarlin to lead the Cyclones on the boards.  Inglese lead the team with 4 assists and both with McFarlin and Inglese had 4 steals to lead the defense.

The Cyclones next game is this Saturday, Nov 16st  at UW Marathon. Game time set for 1PM.

 

11/8/2013 Game vs. UW-Richland

Cheyanne McFarlin's 19 points helped pave the way for the Cyclones 60-47 conference win over UW Richland. McFarlin was one of three Cyclones who scored in double figures. Ariel Oviedo added 14 points and Emily Inglese chipped in 11.  The Cyclones took a 32-19 lead at halftime while holding the Roadrunners to shooting only 25% from the field.  UW Fox forced over 30 turnovers on defense and out rebounded UW Richland. Caroline Birnhak led the Cyclones on the boards  with 11 rebounds.  Oviedo led the defense with 9 steals, dished out 5 assists and also grabbed 6 rebounds. 

Then Cyclones next game will be next Wednesday, November 13th at home against UW Waukesha at 5:30.

 

2013-14 Preseason Season Write Up

The 2012-13 edition of the Cyclones will display all new faces as there will not be a single returner. The Cyclones will focus on a strong guard play, perimeter shooting, and attacking the basket with an up-tempo flair. The team is expected to be improved over last year, when the Cyclones finished 6-16. The team is also expected to compete for the top spot of the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference (WCC).

Chey McFarlin (Southern Door), Caroline Birnhak (Madison East), Emily Inglese (Hortonville), Ariel Oviedo (Shawano), Andrea Heimmermann (Hortonville), Jess Runge (Freedom), Carly Zimmer (Alogoma), Brianna Benzschawel (Menasha), and Andrea Sugden (FVL) make up the Cyclones roster.

2/6/2013 Game vs. UW-Manitowoc

UW Fox Valley Cyclones hosted the Blue Devils of UW Manitowoc for a Wednesday night conference match up. With balanced scoring, tough defense, and a couple key free-throws down the stretch the Cyclones defeated the Blue Devils 53-49. The Cyclones shot 41.9% in the first half and took a 28-20 lead at halftime. The second half was a different story. The Cyclones struggled offensively only shooting 26% from the field and 19% at the free-throw line. With a couple key defensive stops and four clutch free throws at the end of the game the Cyclones were able to hang on to the lead. The Cyclones were led by Crystal Lehman who scored 17pts and dished out 5 assists. Stephanie Steiger added 14 points, Carlie Lau chipped in 12 points, and Jen Eickert had 10 points. Dominating the boards was Steiger with 19 rebounds. The Cyclones will travel to UW Barron this Saturday for a 1:00 game.

1/28/2013 Game vs. UW-Waukesha

Carlie Lau scored a game high 24 points, and Stephanie Steiger recorded a career-high 16 rebounds, but a late rally by the UW Waukesha lifted the Cougars to a 73-59 victory over the UW Fox Valley Cyclones. Lau led three Fox Valley players in double figures, while Crystal Lehman added 15 and Jennifer Eickert dropped in 12. The game was closely contested throughout much of the contest, until UW Waukesha produced a late run at the end of the game when the Cyclones were forced to finish the contest with three players due to two fouling out of the game. The Cyclones took a 32-31 lead into halftime behind 56% shooting from the field, and they finished the game shooting 47 percent from the field, and a measly 41% from the free throw line. Steiger led the team with 8 assists and Hallie Tittel grabbed 9 rebounds. The Cyclones next game is at UW Marathon on Monday, February 4th at 530.

1/23/2013 Game vs. UW-Marinette

UW Fox Valley Women’s basketball team came up just short with a missed field goal at the buzzer to UW Marinette 59-58. The Cyclones struggled offensively in the first half shooting 33% but came out strong in the second half shooting 46.2% from the field. Leading the way for the Cyclones was Jen Eickert with 17 points and Carlie Lau added 16 points. Stephanie Stieger had a double-double with 13 points and 15 rebounds. Crystal Lehman had 12 points, 4 assists, and led the defense with 4 steals The Cyclones next game is Monday, January 28th at home at 5:30.

1/16/2013 Game vs. UW-Marshfield

The UW Fox Valley Cyclones were not able to fight back after being down 31-27 at halftime to lose 70-54 to the UW Marshfield Marauders. The Cyclones struggled offensively only shooting 28% from the field for the game. Leading the Cyclones in scoring were Carlie Lau, Jen Eickert, and Stephanie Steiger who each scored 14 points and Crystal Lehman added 12. Lau lead the way on the boards with 14 and also had 3 blocks. The cyclones next game is Wednesday, Jan 23rdt at home against Marinette at 530.

1/9/2013 Game vs. UW-Rock

Behind two double-double performances by sophomore guard Crystal Lehman (16 points, 11 rebounds), and Carlie Lau (27 points, 16 rebounds) the UW Fox Valley women’s basketball team was able to defeat UW Rock County 69-55. UW Fox improved to 3-8 in conference play with the win.

The Cyclones were able to hold the Rattlers to 30% shooting, and out rebounded them 61-33. UW Fox took a 31-27 lead into the break on 14-for-32 (43.8%) shooting from the field. In the second half, the Cyclones steadily widened the gap, outscoring UW Washington 38-28. The Cyclones finished the game shooting 43.1% (28 of 65) from the floor.

Stephanie Steiger scored 11 points, and grabbed 9 rebounds. Jennifer Eickert chipped in 13 points, while Lehman led the team with 9 assists.

The Cyclones will face UW Marshfiled at home on Wednesday, January 16th at home a 5:30pm.

1/5/2013 Game vs. UW-Barron

The UW Fox Valley women’s basketball team trailed by as many 17 points in the second half, before mounting a late run to come within 4 points with under a minute remaining in the game. However, UW Barron knocked down key free throws down the stretch and escaped with a 69-63 win. Carlie Lau led the Cyclones with 24 points and 20 rebounds. Crystal Lehman added 20 points and had 9 steal; while Stephanie Steiger added 13 points and grabbed 9 boards. The Cyclones struggled offensively in the first have only shooting 29% from the field. They were able to come out strong in the second half and shot 50% from the field, but the Cyclones left some key points on the court as they only converted on 47% of their free-throws. They Cyclones will face UW Rock on January 9th at 5:30.

12/10/2012 Game at UW-Manitowoc

UW Fox Valley Women's Basketball team traveled to UW Manitowoc for their last game of 2012. Shooting 40% and holding the Blue Devils to only 27% shooting the Cyclones took a 22-18 lead at the half. In the second half the Cyclones struggled offensively only shooting 20 %, but with a tenatious defense and a never give up attitude the Cyclones were able to take the Blue Devils to overtime. Heading into overtime the Cyclones came out strong and scored first, and never looked back. The Cyclones outscored the Blue Devils 10-5 in overtime and won the game 51-46. Leading the Cyclones in scoring wasCarlie Lau with 22 pts, and adding 15pts was Crystal Lehman. Lau also led the team in rebounds with 13, Stephanie Stieger added 8, and Jen Eickert contributed 7. On the defensive side Lehman led the team with 9 steals and Stieger had 5. With the win UW Fox Valley moves the 2-7 in conference, and earn a well deserve break. The Cylcones will continue to work hard and improve over the Holiday break and get ready for action in January.

12/5/2012 Game vs. UW-Fond du Lac

The UW Fox Cyclones fell to 1-6 overall with a tough 52-40 loss against the UW Fond Du Lac Falcons. The Cyclones poor shooting in the first half had them down 15-30 at halftime. The Cyclones came out stronger and finished more shots shooting 45.8% but were not able to overcome the fifteen point deficit at the half. Crystal Lehman led the Cyclones with 20 points and 5 steals. Carlie Lau had 11points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Stephanie Stieger led the team with 7 rebounds and 3 blocked shots. Missed free throws throughout the night proved to be detrimental, as the Cyclones shot just 33% from the line.

The Cyclones next game is Monday, December 10th at UW Manitowoc.

11/30/2012 Game at UW-Washington

UW Fox Valley Women’s basketball team fell to 1-4 with a 34-53 loss to UW Washington. After a great shooting performance against the Huskies the Cyclones struggled offensively against the Wildcats shooting only 24.2% for the game. Leading the way for the Cyclones was Carlie Lau with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Stephanie Stieger added 8 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists, and 5 blocks. Crystal Lehman led the defense with 7 steals. The Cyclones next game is Monday, December 3rd at UW Marshfield at 530.

11/28/2012 Game vs. UW-Marathon

Stephanie Stieger’s second double double of the season (14 points and 10 rebounds) helped pave the way for the Cyclones 56-35 win over the Huskies of UW Marathon. Stieger was one of four Cyclones who scored in double digits: Carlie Lau had 14, Jennifer Eickert had 12, and Crystal Lehman added 11. Stieger led the defense with 6 steals, Lau grabbed 8 rebounds, and Lehman helped set up the offense with 8 assists. The Cyclones held the Huskies to only 21% shooting (16% in the second half); while offensively the Cyclones shot 43% for the game. The win gives the Cyclones their first win of the season and brings their overall record to 1-3. On Friday, November 30th the Cyclones will travel to UW Washington for their 530 game against the WIldcats.

11/19/2012 Game at UW-Marinette

The UW Fox Valley women’s basketball team played even with host UW Marinette for the majority of the first half, but the Buccaneers broke away early in the second half taking a 61-35 victory over the Cyclone who only traveled with 5 players. The Cyclones struggled offensively only shooting 20.7% for the game. Sophomore Crystal Lehman led the Cyclones with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Stephanie Stieger added 8 points while Carlie Lau contributed 6 points and both grabbed 9 rebounds.

The Cyclones will play UW Marathon at home next Wednesday at 530.

11/14/2012 Game at UW-Waukesha

At UW Waukesha the Cyclones traveled with only five girls and lost 87-64. The Cougars came out strong on offense in the first half shooting 48%, while the Cyclones struggled offensively only shooting 36%. At halftime uw waukesha led 51-19. In the second half the Cyclones came out strong shooting 56.8% and outscoring the Cougars 45-36. Leading the Cyclones with a double-double was Stephanie Stieger with 20 points and 10 rebounds and Carlie Lau with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Crystal Lehman added 10 points and Stieger led the team with 8 assists.

11/10/2012 Game vs. UW-Richland

The UW Fox Valley womens basketball team came out strong in the first but couldn’t hold on losing to UW Richland 61-38. The Cyclones shot 50% in the first half which helped them lead 23-21 going into the half. Coming out of halftime the Cyclones struggled offensively only shooting 26.5% from the field. The Cyclones finished the game shooting just 39% from the field, and were out rebounded 47-28. Crystal Lehman led the Cyclones with 15pts, while Jen Eickert and Carlie Lau each chipped in 8 points. Stephanie Stieger grabbed 7 rebounds, dished 4 assists, and had 3 steals.

The Cyclones will travel to UW Waukesha on Wendesday the 14th for a 530 game.

Cylones Season Preview 2011-12

The UW Fox Valley Women’s Basketball team is looking to rebuild after special 2010-11 season thatwent 21-6, tied for second in the conference, and and made it to the WCC state championship game. They also took a fourteen game winning streak into the championship game. The 20011-12 edition of the Cylcones will display all new faces, except for Jenny Schaefer (Clintonville) who joined lase season at semeseter to help the team finish runners-up at state. The Cylcones will focus on a strong inside presence as well as on solid perimeter shooting with an up-tempo flair

“The talent is here,” Coach Natz commenting about her team. “It’s just a matter of getting the players to blend so that we are able to play well at the start of the season and then even better as the season progresses.  The challenge for us is to get everyone on the same page in our system.”

This year’s incoming freshman include: Lexi Nelson (Appleton West), Chelse Godfrey (Appleton West), Tracy Wildenberg (Manawa), Makayla Johnson (Manawa), and Lindsey Janikowski (Neenah).