For her lip sync battle video, Anna Dier had dozens of people involved for her rendition of “Lean on Me.” It was a tribute to all the frontline and essential workers helping during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more via Her basketball career over, UWGB’s Anna Dier still making an impression | Green Bay Press Gazette and UWGB Women’s Basketball Team Bringing People Closer Together | Spectrum News 1
DE PERE – After a successful career playing basketball at Notre Dame Academy, UW-Green Bay (UWGB) and overseas, Allie LeClaire is back home. The 2014 Notre Dame graduate recently accepted an assistant coaching position with the women’s program at St. Norbert College under head coach Amanda Leonhard-Perry, who is a former player and assistant at UWGB. After graduating from Notre Dame – where she is the Tritons’ all-time leading scorer with 1,536 points – LeClaire played at UWGB from 2014-18. Her 1,489 career points at the school rank seventh all-time.
St. Norbert women’s basketball announced that former Phoenix star Allie LeClaire (Notre Dame Academy) will be joining its program as an assistant coach She fills a vacancy left by former Phoenix Sam Terry who will be relocating. LeClaire will be working for Head Coach Amanda Leonard-Perry, another former Phoenix standout.
GREEN BAY – Cassie Schiltz has faced some tough competitors during her basketball career. None might be more difficult than the one the UW-Green Bay freshman guard and former Luxemburg-Casco star will go up against on Saturday. That’s when Schiltz hopes to pull off an upset against UWGB women’s coach Kevin Borseth in the Phoenix’s lip-sync competition. It all takes place on Twitter, with fans voting for the winners. Source: Lip-syncing and basketball? Former Luxemburg-Casco star Cassie Schiltz can do it all
Former UW-Green Bay women’s basketball player Allie LeClaire decided not to extend her contract with Young Angels Academy in Slovakia. For the past year, LeClaire has been playing basketball professionally with the Liffey Celtics in Ireland. While LeClaire had success on the court, averaging 19.4 points in her season with the Celtics, LeClaire decided it was time to come home to Green Bay. Looking to the future, LeClaire wishes to coach basketball, specifically for the Wisconsin Legends AAU program. Source: Former Notre Dame, UWGB star Allie LeClaire ready for next chapter | Green Bay Press Gazette
Women’s basketball player Frankie Wurtz reflects on her season ending early and looks ahead to her future in basketball. Source: Former UWGB and Kimberly basketball star Frankie Wurtz didn’t get storybook ending | Post Crescent.
UW-Green Bay women’s basketball player Frankie Wurtz catches up with NBC26 on what she is doing now that her basketball season is over. More via YouTube video: Catching up with Frankie Wurtz | NBC26.
Home safe and sound: Former Phoenix and Spartan returns from Belgium before borders close. Jessica Lindstrom’s last 30 days included knee surgery, a world-wide pandemic and a quick exit from Belgium.
It probably would be a good time for University of Wisconsin-Green Bay men’s basketball coach Linc Darner to take his dogs on a few more walks.
Or maybe for women’s basketball coach Kevin Borseth to go on a couple of extra fishing trips.
There isn’t quite as much to do these days after the NCAA recently enacted a dead period for recruiting that will go until at least April 15, and perhaps much longer, because of the coronavirus.
There are no in-person visits to make. No games on the AAU circuit to watch. Prospects can’t come on campus and coaches can’t go to their homes.
Even the Kress Center on UWGB’s campus, where Phoenix players work out and put up shots during the offseason, has closed its doors for the next month.
Both Green Bay men’s and women’s basketball saw members of their teams honored on the All Horizon League teams. The men’s team had Jayquan McCloud named to the All-Horizon League first team, while Amari Davis was named to the third team, as well as being named Horizon League Freshman of the Year. Davis also won a record 10 Horizon League Freshman of the Week honors during the season. The women’s team had Frankie Wurtz named to the Al-Horizon League first team and defensive team, while Caitlyn Hibner was named to the third team. Wurtz was also named a member of the Horizon League All-Academic Team.