Women's Basketball

Raney, Cerjan earn All-MIAC honors

MARCH 6, 2014 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf senior Elise Raney and sophomore guard Kim Cerjan were named to the MIAC women's basketball all-conference team on Thursday after helping the Oles to a 14-12 campaign and trip to the MIAC playoffs.




Bethel bounces Ole women in MIAC playoffs
FEBRUARY 25, 2014 — ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - Elise Raney and Kim Cerjan had 18 points each, but host Bethel made 10 three-pointers in a 68-55 MIAC women's basketball playoff victory over the visiting Oles on Tuesday night at the Robertson Center.


Ole women fall in regular season finale
FEBRUARY 22, 2014 — ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - St. Olaf senior Elise Raney was two blocks from a triple-double with 19 points, 11 rebounds and eight blocks, but Bethel University outlasted the visiting Oles 62-55 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Saturday afternoon.


Ole women drop tight one at Macalester
FEBRUARY 19, 2014 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - In a game that was tightly contested from start to finish, the St. Olaf women's basketball team came out on the losing edge of a 61-58 decision to Macalester College on Wednesday night from Leonard Center.


Women's basketball sends seniors out with win
FEBRUARY 15, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Kim Cerjan had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Elise Raney 14 and 12 as St. Olaf cruised past Hamline University 76-53 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Saturday afternoon at Skoglund Center.




Fast start lifts St. Thomas to win over Ole Women
FEBRUARY 12, 2014 — SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The St. Olaf women's basketball team fell victim to an early surge by the University of St. Thomas en route to a 61-47 defeat at Steve Fritz Court on Wednesday night in MIAC action.


Women's basketball beats Blazers 68-62
FEBRUARY 8, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Kim Cerjan had 24 points and Elise Raney 14 as St. Olaf held off Saint Ben's 68-62 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Saturday at Skoglund Center.


Cobbers race past Ole women in second half
FEBRUARY 5, 2014 — MOORHEAD, Minn. - Concordia-Moorhead used a 22-0 second half run as the host Cobbers held off St. Olaf 58-49 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Wednesday night at Memorial Auditorium.




Ole women defeat St. Kate's behind Cerjan's 24
FEBRUARY 3, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Kim Cerjan had 24 points as St. Olaf defeated St. Catherine University 70-54 on Monday night at Skoglund Center.


Oles go cold, lose at Gustavus
FEBRUARY 1, 2014 — ST. PETER, Minn. - Gustavus Adolphus College defeated St. Olaf 58-46 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court.


No. 21 Saint Mary's too much for Ole women
JANUARY 29, 2014 — WINONA, Minn. - Bridget Pethke had 32 points as 21st-ranked Saint Mary's defeated visiting St. Olaf 76-54 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Wednesday night.


Ole women top Augsburg 51-37
JANUARY 25, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Kim Cerjan had 13 points as St. Olaf topped Augsburg College 51-37 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Saturday afternoon at Skoglund Center.


Women's basketball gets big lead, beats Carleton 65-45
JANUARY 22, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Elise Raney had 14 points as St. Olaf built a 22-point halftime lead and defeated host Carleton 65-45 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Wednesday night at West Gymnasium.


Women's basketball makes it three straight with win over Royals
JANUARY 20, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Kim Cerjan had 15 of her game-best 21 in the first half as St. Olaf beat Bethel University 69-57 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Monday night at Skoglund Center.




Wolter, late Cerjan free throws lift Oles over Hamline
JANUARY 18, 2014 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - Kim Cerjan hit two free throws with five seconds left, and Afton Wolter had 18 points off the bench as St. Olaf topped Hamline University 60-58 on Saturday afternoon at Hutton Arena.


Women's basketball holds off Macalester
JANUARY 15, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Kim Cerjan had 18 points and Erin Riley 15 as St. Olaf held off Macalester College, 65-58, in a MIAC women's basketball game on Wednesday night at Skoglund Center.




Blazers pull away to beat Ole women
JANUARY 11, 2014 — ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - The College of Saint Benedict closed on a 10-0 run to defeat St. Olaf 66-51 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Saturday afternoon at Claire Lynch Hall.


St. Olaf women lose 75-54 game to 10th-ranked UST
JANUARY 8, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Katie Stone had 16 of her game-best 19 points in the first half as No. 10 St. Thomas outlasted St. Olaf 75-54 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Wednesday night at Skoglund Center.




Cobbers claim 83-57 win over Ole women
JANUARY 7, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Concordia College-Moorhead defeated St. Olaf 83-57 victory on Tuesday night at Skoglund Center in a MIAC women's basketball game.




Oles hold on to defeat Gustavus
JANUARY 4, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Sophomore center Emily Wahlberg tallied 17 points and eight rebounds to help the St. Olaf women's basketball team defeat Gustavus Adolphus 68-64 in a Saturday afternoon showdown at Skoglund Center.


Women's basketball wins at St. Kate's
DECEMBER 11, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - Kim Cerjan had 19 points and Elise Raney 10 rebounds as St. Olaf topped St. Catherine 59-53 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Wednesday night at the Butler Center.


Raney is MIAC's player of the week
DECEMBER 10, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf senior Elise Raney was named the MIAC's player of the week on Monday, after averaging 18.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and 4.0 blocks a game as St. Olaf started the league schedule with two victories.




Ole women fall to SMU at home
DECEMBER 9, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Despite a second half rally, the St. Olaf women's basketball team fell to Saint Mary's University 68-57 at the Skoglund Center in its third MIAC game this season.




Raney double-double leads Ole women past Auggies
DECEMBER 7, 2013 — MINNEAPOLIS - Elise Raney had 18 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks as St. Olaf defeated Augsburg College 64-55 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Saturday afternoon at Si Melby Hall.


Ole women rally for win against Carleton
DECEMBER 3, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - After trailing early, the St. Olaf women's basketball team surged back to defeat Carleton College 73-70 at Skoglund Center in its MIAC opener behind a 19-point, 13-rebound effort from Elise Raney.


Second half flurry gives Luther 71-52 win over Ole women
NOVEMBER 23, 2013 — DECORAH, Iowa - Luther used a 19-3 second half run in a 71-52 non-conference women's basketball win over visiting St. Olaf on Saturday afternoon.


Frogner, Raney help Oles down Occidental 76-61
NOVEMBER 16, 2013 — COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Nikki Frogner recorded a double-double and Elise Raney scored 16 points to help the Oles down Occidental College 76-61 to conclude their trip in Colorado.


Balanced attack leads Oles over Colorado College
NOVEMBER 15, 2013 — COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Four Oles scored in double figures as the St. Olaf Women's Basketball team defeated Colorado College 74-59 as they opened the 2013-2014 season.


Division II MSU-Mankato defeats Oles in exhibition opener
NOVEMBER 4, 2013 — MANKATO, Minn. - The St. Olaf women's basketball team had its hands full on Monday evening and was defeated by the 23rd ranked team in Division II, MSU-Mankato, 111-50 at the Taylor Center.


Wolter earns third All-MIAC honor, Cerjan is league's sixth player of the year and all-rookie team
FEBRUARY 27, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf senior Mackenzie Wolter was named All-MIAC for the third straight season, while first year Kim Cerjan was named the MIAC's sixth player of the year and to the all-first year team.




Wolter has 25, but Oles lose second half lead and game at Saint Benedict
FEBRUARY 16, 2013 — ST. CLOUD, Minn.- Host Saint Benedict overcame an 18-point deficit to defeat the St. Olaf women's basketball team 60-58 on Saturday afternoon at Claire Lynch Hall.


Ole women fall to St. Thomas in defensive battle
FEBRUARY 13, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn.- The St. Olaf women's basketball team held St. Thomas to 26.5 percent shooting but could not muster enough offensive of its own in a 47-45 loss on Wednesday night at the Skoglund Center.





Cerjan leads Ole women to comeback win at Augsburg
FEBRUARY 9, 2013 — MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.- Kim Cerjan set a career-high with 28 points to lead the St. Olaf women's basketball team to a 67-64 come-from-behind win over Augsburg on Saturday afternoon at Si Melby Hall.


Hamline sinks 13 threes to down Ole women
FEBRUARY 6, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn.- Kara Poirier hit six of Hamline's 13 threes as the Pipers handed the St. Olaf women's basketball team a 69-64 MIAC setback on Wednesday night at Hutton Arena.


Tsutsui leads Carleton past cold-shooting Ole women
FEBRUARY 4, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn.- Skylar Tsutsui scored a game-high 18 points to lead Carleton to a 66-47 MIAC victory over the St. Olaf women's basketball team on Monday evening at West Gym.


Women's basketball controls boards to defeat Bethel
FEBRUARY 2, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn.- The St. Olaf women's basketball team used a balanced scoring attack and a decided height advantage to earn a 72-55 MIAC win over Bethel on Saturday afternoon at the Skoglund Center.


First-place Cobbers pull away from Ole women in second half
JANUARY 30, 2013 — MOORHEAD, Minn.- Emily Thesing scored a game-high 20 points to lead a second half comeback as Concordia-Moorhead defeated the St. Olaf women's basketball team 65-58 on Wednesday evening at Memorial Auditorium.


Ole women ride Cerjan's shooting to third straight MIAC win
JANUARY 26, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn.- Kim Cerjan went 5-for-10 from behind the arc en route to a game-high 19 points as the St. Olaf women's basketball team defeated Macalester 65-47 for their third straight MIAC win on Saturday afternoon at the Skoglund Center.


Women's basketball evens MIAC record with win at St. Kate's
JANUARY 23, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn.- The St. Olaf women's basketball opened up a big first half lead as they evened their MIAC record at 7-7 with a 78-56 win over St. Catherine on Wednesday night at the Butler Center.


Defense helps Ole women knock off Gusties
JANUARY 21, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn.- The St. Olaf women's basketball team forced 19 turnovers and held Gustavus to 3-of-17 shooting from behind the arc in a 62-49 MIAC win on Monday night at the Skoglund Center.




Blazers make 12 threes to top Ole women
JANUARY 19, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn.- Visiting St. Benedict sank 12 three-pointers on its way to a 72-56 win over the St. Olaf women's basketball team on Saturday afternoon at the Skoglund Center.





Long-range shooting leads Cardinals by Ole women
JANUARY 16, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn.- Jessica Thone scored 20 points and Saint Mary's shot 9-19 from behind the arc, as the Cardinals topped the St. Olaf women's basketball team 68-56 on Wednesday night at the Skoglund Center.





Ole women finish strong to top Auggies
JANUARY 12, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn.- The St. Olaf women's basketball team closed the game on a 12-2 run over the last 3:41 to come away with a 61-60 MIAC win over Augsburg on Saturday afternoon at the Skoglund Center.




Trio leads Ole women past Hamline
JANUARY 9, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Mackenzie Wolter had 22, Kim Cerjan 21 and Nikki Frogner 16 points as St. Olaf held off Hamline University for a 73-71 MIAC women's basketball win on Wednesday night at Skoglund Center.




Wolter hits 1,000 as Oles top Carleton 62-43
JANUARY 7, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Mackenzie Wolter scored her 1,000th career point as a part of a game-high 15 as St. Olaf defeated Carleton 62-43 in MIAC women's basketball action on Monday night at Skoglund Center.




Women's basketball gets much-needed win at Bethel
JANUARY 5, 2013 — ARDEN HILLS, Minn.- After a dismal first half, the St. Olaf women's basketball team got a big second half from Nikki Frogner as they defeated Bethel 46-34 on Saturday afternoon at Robertson Center Gym.


Thiesing jumper at buzzer drowns Ole women
JANUARY 2, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Emily Thesing hit a 15-foot stepback jumper at the buzzer as Concorida College overcame a 27-point second half deficit to top St. Olaf 61-59 in a MIAC women's basketball game on Wednesday at Skoglund Center.


Second half fightback not enough for Ole women at St. Thomas
DECEMBER 11, 2012 — ST. PAUL, Minn.- After trailing by 16 at halftime, the St. Olaf women's basketball team staged a second half fightback but ultimately came up short in a 59-48 loss to No. 4 St. Thomas on Tuesday night at Schoenecker Arena.