2016-17 Women's Basketball News

  • Beaver Athletic Award Winners Announced during BVU All-Sports Banquet
    May 18, 2017
    The annual BVU All-Sports Banquet was held on May 15, 2017, inside of the Dows Ballroom on the Buena Vista campus, with several major awards presented to student-athletes, teams and athletic staff members, for their efforts and achievements throughout the 2016-17 academic year.
  • Dana Christen Promoted to Associate Head Women's Basketball Coach
    April 04, 2017
    Buena Vista assistant women’s basketball coach Dana Christen has been promoted to associate head coach as announced by BVU Director of Athletics Jack Denholm this week.
  • Six BVU Student-Athletes Named to IIAC Winter All-Academic Team
    March 09, 2017
    The Iowa Conference announced its 2016-17 winter-sport All-Academic Team on Thursday, and six Buena Vista student-athletes were listed among the 124-member team.
  • Demers Named Second Team All-IIAC
    March 02, 2017
    The Iowa Conference announced its 2017 All-Iowa Conference women's basketball teams on Thursday, and Buena Vista junior Jasmine Demers was voted to the Second Team.
  • Knights Pull Away Late to End Season for Women's Hoops
    February 23, 2017
    Claudia Larsen turned in 14 points and Jasmine Demers added 12, but it wasn't quite enough in the end, as top-seed and ninth-ranked Wartburg College would outscore BVU 22-11 in the fourth quarter en route to an 82-67 victory over the Beavers.
  • Beavers Eliminate Kohawks and Move into Semifinals
    February 22, 2017
    Sophomore Holly Schneider led four starters in double figures with a career-high 21 points on Tuesday night, and the fourth-seeded Buena Vista women's basketball team moved onto Thursday night's semifinals of the Iowa Conference Tournament with an 80-66 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse over fifth-seed Coe College.
  • Women's Hoops to Face Top Seed Wartburg in IIAC Semifinals on Thursday
    February 22, 2017
    The Buena Vista women's basketball team is back into the Iowa Conference Tournament semifinals, and this time around will travel to top-seed Wartburg on Thursday night for a chance to earn a spot into Saturday's championship game with a win over the 10th-ranked Knights.
  • Thursday's Women's IIAC Semifinal Game Time Moved Up
    February 22, 2017
    Thursday night's Iowa Conference semifinal women's basketball tournament game at top-seed Wartburg College has been bumped up to a 6:00pm tip-off due to the expected winter storm that is forecasted to move into the state beginning later Thursday night.
  • Women's Basketball Hosting Coe to Tip-off IIAC Tournament Tonight
    February 21, 2017
    The Buena Vista women's basketball team tips-off Iowa Conference Tournament play tonight inside of Siebens Fieldhouse where it will host fifth-seed Coe College at 6:00pm.
  • Beavers Fall on Road to #10 Wartburg 83-70
    February 18, 2017
    Jasmine Demers finished with 17 points and nine rebounds, Claudia Larsen turned in 13 points and Sidney Beckman added 11 points, but it was a big second quarter by #10 Wartburg that helped the Knights hand the Beavers an 83-69 loss in the regular season finale Saturday afternoon insde of Levick Arena.
  • IIAC Tournament Seeding on the Line for BVU Women in Regular Season Finale
    February 17, 2017
    The Buena Vista women's basketball team has already secured itself a first-round Iowa Conference Tournament home game next Tuesday, but the Beavers will look to lock down the third-seed when it closes out the regular season on Saturday afternoon at 10th-ranked Wartburg College.
  • Women's Basketball Travels to Central Looking for Season Sweep
    February 15, 2017
    The Buena Vista women's basketball team has already secured itself a trip into the Iowa Conference Tournament this season, but with two games left is trying to position itself as high as it can heading into next week's tournament. That all starts tonight with a 6:00pm road contest at Central College.
  • Fast Start Lifts Beaver Women to Key Road Win at Central
    February 15, 2017
    Jordan Tynes scored a career-high 18 points, Jessica Jager followed with a career-high 16, and the Buena Vista women's basketball team started fast and never looked back en route to an 81-68 Iowa Conference road victory on Wednesday night at Central College.
  • Beavers Battle Back for Key Win over Kohawks
    February 11, 2017
    Jasmine Demers scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds while Jordan Tynes added 15 points and five boards, and the Buena Vista women's basketball team used a big fourth quarter to overcome a nine-point halftime deficit and knock off visiting Coe College on Saturday afternoon, 79-72.
  • Loras Hangs on for 58-53 Win over Women's Basketball
    February 04, 2017
    Buena Vista trailed by as many as 17 points, but cut the deficit down to only two late in regulation but visiting Loras College sank three free-throws down the stretch to hang on for a 58-53 victory over the Beavers inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Saturday evening.
  • Women's Basketball Looking to Secure Series Sweep of the Storm
    February 01, 2017
    The Buena Vista Women’s basketball team looks for the season sweep of Simpson tonight. The Beavers and Storm match up at 6:00pm in Cowles Fieldhouse.
  • Storm Hand Beavers 81-68 Loss on Wednesday
    February 01, 2017
    Buena Vista held a one-point lead midway through the third quarter at Simpson on Wednesday night, but the Storm closed the quarter strong and then outscored BVU by nine in the fourth en route to an 81-68 victory over the Beavers inside of Cowles Fieldhouse in Indianola.
  • Big Second Quarter Jump Starts Women's Basketball to Win over NWU
    January 31, 2017
    The Buena Vista women's basketball team used a big 24-4 run to close out the first half on Monday night and never looked back en route to an 83-67 home victory over visiting Nebraska Wesleyan.
  • Spartans Clip BVU Women on Saturday 73-63
    January 28, 2017
    Buena Vista led by two after one quarter, but it was the University of Dubuque outscoring the Beavers by 12 points over the second and third, and the Spartans would go on to hand BVU a 73-63 loss on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Hoops Going after Season Sweep of Spartans
    January 27, 2017
    The Buena Vista women's basketball team looks for its third straight win and the season sweep of the University of Dubuque on Saturday afternoon when the two teams face-off with each other inside the Stoltz Sports Center.
  • Basketball Games with Neb. Wesleyan Postponed
    January 25, 2017
    Due to the snowy weather conditions, tonight's Buena Vista vs. Nebraska Wesleyan basketball doubleheader has been postponed. The games will be rescheduled for Monday, January 30 at 6/8pm.
  • Women's Basketball Posts 10th Win of the Year; Moves up IIAC Standings
    January 24, 2017
    Claudia Larsen scored a team-high 12 points off the bench for Buena Vista on Monday night, while Morgan Muhlbauer (11pts) and Holly Schneider (10pts) followed, and the Beavers overcame an early deficit to hang on and top visiting Simpson College, 64-54.n
  • Beavers Avenge Earlier Loss to Norse with 19-Point Win on Saturday
    January 21, 2017
    The Buena Vista women's basketball team jumped out to an early 16-0 lead on Saturday and never looked back en route to a commanding 85-66 win over visiting Luther College (10-6, 6-2).
  • Coe Pulls Away for 81-64 Win on Wednesday Night
    January 18, 2017
    After trailing by 12 in the first quarter, Buena Vista came charging back to tie it at 24-24, but the Kohawks then began the second quarter on an 11-0 run and never looked back en route to an 81-64 victory over the Beavers on Wednesday night in Cedar Rapids.
  • Beavers Look to Snap Two-Game Skid
    January 17, 2017
    The Buena Vista women's basketball team entered last week as one of the two remaining unbeaten teams during Iowa Conference play this season. Tonight, it takes the court at Coe College in third place and trying to snap a two-game losing skid.
  • Basketball Games with Simpson Postponed
    January 16, 2017
    Due to poor weather and travel conditions, the Buena Vista and Simpson College basketball doubleheader scheduled for Monday, January 16 in Storm Lake, has been postponed.
  • Women's Hoops Dealt Second Straight Loss
    January 14, 2017
    The Buena Vista women's basketball team couldn't overcome a rough first half shooting performance on Saturday afternoon as it had its comeback bid fall just short in a 71-63, loss at Luther College.
  • #9 Wartburg Hands BVU First IIAC Loss of the Season
    January 12, 2017
    The Buena Vista women's basketball team struggled to overcome a 34 percent shooting effort as well as 26 turnovers, and the Beavers fell for the first time in Iowa Conference play, 85-74, at home to ninth-ranked Wartburg College on Wednesday night.
  • Late Surge Lifts Beaver Women to Home Win over Central
    January 07, 2017
    Both teams struggled to find their shooting touch, specifically from long range on Saturday afternoon, but in the end it was Buena Vista holding visiting Central to only seven fourth quarter points en route to a 56-37 victory to remain unbeaten in Iowa Conference play.
  • Women's Hoops Returns to IIAC Play with Key Home Matchup with Central
    January 06, 2017
    The Buena Vista women's basketball team looks to remain among the short list of unbeaten teams during Iowa Conference play when it returns to league action Saturday afternoon with a home contest against visiting Central College.
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