Go Phoenix! Women win league championship, earn NCAA bid

Horizon League ChampionshipThe UW-Green Bay Phoenix women’s basketball team earned its third straight Horizon League championship Sunday, March 17, notching a 54-38 home court win over Loyola.

The victory earned the women an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament, where they will play LSU in first-round action at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24 in Baton Rouge, La.

The league championship game featured some standout performances from seniors Sarah Eichler (16 points) and Adrian Ritchie (15 points), the latter of whom broke the program record for career 3-pointers with her first three of the game. Ritchie was named Horizon League Championship MVP.

Click here for more on the game and the women’s road to the Big Dance.

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– Photos by Dan Moore, Office of Outreach and Adult Access