Tag: women’s basketball

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 […]

Green Bay’s double OT in Horizon Championship semi-final made for great photo action


Phoenix fans were on the edge of their seats in the Kress Events Center when the Green Bay women finally overcame Northern Kentucky for a double-overtime victory in the semi-final of the Horizon League tournament. After trailing by as many as 16 points in the first half— its largest deficit this season — the top-seeded […]

Dancing, take two!

We didn’t just reserve the dancing for the Green Bay men’s basketball program. UW-Green Bay is pretty excited about the Green Bay women’s chances for an upset over eight-time national champion Tennessee. Get those toes tapping and enjoy “Dancing, take two!”