Tag: women’s basketball

Megan Lukan says Olympic journey is all about family (Green Bay family, too)

Former UW-Green Bay basketball player Megan Lukan is overwhelmed by the amount of support she received following her participation and bronze medal win at the 2016 Summer Olympics. The Barrie Examiner highlighted her journey and the support she received along the way. Read the article and her reaction to her Olympic journey

Maple leaf moment: Former Phoenix Megan Lukan and her Canadian Rugby team win bronze

Megan Lukan playing rugby with Canadian Olympic Team

From college basketball star to Canadian rugby medalist. Wait. What? Former Green Bay women’s basketball standout Megan Lukan did the improbable. Following a stellar basketball career at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Lukan jumped at an offer to return to Canada and play for the national Canadian rugby developmental team (a sport she had given […]

WNIT comes to the Kress

The matchups have been announced for this year’s Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT), bringing the first round game for the Phoenix to the UW-Green Bay campus. The team is scheduled to make its NIT debut against Elon at the Kress Events Center at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11. Depending on the outcome, a game could […]

Borseth named WBCA D-I Coach of the Year

Head Coach Kevin Borseth has been named the WBCA DI Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year for the second-straight season. The Phoenix was 16-2 in league contests, clinching its 18th-consecutive Horizon League championship this past season, and claiming the Horizon League tournament crown, as well. The award is given annually to a single coach in […]

‘Coach’ Hammerle can’t shake the title

Log readers who know her might enjoy this fun story about founding Green Bay women’s basketball coach Carol Hammerle, who still carries the title “coach” despite having retired nearly a decade ago. Now it is with a new sport — pickleball — exploding in retirement communities and considered the fastest growing sport in America. See the […]

Notable in Green Bay athletics this week

The Green Bay volleyball program welcomed setter Jenna Hoffstatter (Stanley, Wis.) and libero Emily Lautenschlager (Greenville, Wis.) to the 2016 fall roster. They complement setter Maddie Yoss (Brookfield, Wis.) and attacker Hanna Hoesley (Arcadia, Wis.) — who signed National Letters of Intent last November. Assistant men’s basketball coach Ben Swank was selected to the 2016 Under Armour […]