Wednesday, November 05, 2008

St. Mary's & St. Olaf Pull MIAC Upsets

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BIG 10
#1 Penn State hosts hot Indiana today.

#16 Illinois heads to Iowa and Minnesota.

#20 Michigan takes on Northwestern and Wisconsin.

Ohio State host Wisconsin and Northwestern.

Northwestern travels to Michigan and Ohio State.

BIG 12: Iowa State travels to Texas Tech today.

MID AMERICAN: Ohio play Miami OH and Bowling Green this weekend.

MOUNTAIN WEST: Colorado State travels to New Mexico and TCU.

SUMMIT: North Dakota State wants the top seed. From the Fargo Forum.

NON CON: George Washington swept Morgan State. Abby Syverson had 7 points for GW.

Weber State swept Utah Valley with a margin of 8 points. Jackson County Central's Leah Burmeister and Brittney Bisaillon had 16.5 and 10.5 points for WS.

#1 Concordia St. Paul beat UM Duluth in four with a margin 12 points. Whitney Meierotto (Washburn,WI) had 21.5. April Hansen (BBE) had 26 points for UMD.

UM Duluth's April Hansen (Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa) is making an impact for the Bulldogs. From the West Central Tribune.

St. Cloud State beat Bemidji State in four with a margin of 13 points. Ashley Shields (Whitefish Bay, WI) and Kayla Tschida (Upsala) each had 18 points. Melissa McNeely (Lakeville South) had 14.5 for BSU.

#6 seed St. Mary's toppled #3 St. Benedict in a fiver. St. Ben's had a 12 point advantage for the night. Jessica Larson (Pine Island) had 15 points for St. Mary's. Chelsie Sobieck (Forest Lake) had 23 points for St. Ben's.

St. Olaf stopped #15 Concordia Moorhead in five with a margin of 13 points. Kim Smisek (Northfield) had 24 points for St. O. Jenna Green (DGF) and Abby Scheel (Hillcrest Lutheran) had 15 points each for CM.
Now the Cobbers have to wait to see if they make the D3 Tournament. From the Fargo Forum.

Northwestern, MN swept Martin Luther with a margin of 29 points. Kathryne Engel (West Lutheran) had 16 points for NW. Jamie Eternick (Waterloo, WI) had 9 points for ML.

St. Scholastica swept Bethany Lutheran with a margin of 28 points. Dustie Richardson (Greenway) had 11.5 points for CSS. Eva Voss (MN Valley Lutheran) had 12 points for BL.

Eau Claire swept Stout with a margin of 26 points. Katie Fox (Chippewa Falls, WI) had 8 points for EC. Maggie Meixl (Mankato West) had 8.5 points for Stout.

#11 Whitewater swept Platteville with a margin of 29 points. Melissa Zuleger (Little Chute) had 10.5 points for Whitewater. Melissa Hillebrand had 8 points for Platteville.

LaCrosse swept River Falls with a margin of 18 points. Amber Schoonover had 13 points for LC. Kelsey Scheele (Mayer Lutheran) had 11 points for RF.

Oshkosh swept Superior with a margin of 16 points. Jacque Ray (Richland Center, WI) had 13.5 points for Oshkosh. Brittany Jarvis (Esko) had 10 points for Superior.

Central beat Buena Vista in four with a margin of 12 points. Michelle Ripperger had 16 points for Central. Kelli Luitjens (Worthington) had 14 points for BV.

Next up: tomorrow unless news breaks