UW Fox Valley Women's Basketball
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).