2015-16 Women's Basketball News

  • 21 named to IIAC Winter all-Academic Team
    April 19, 2016
    Twenty-one Simpson student-athletes competing in winter sports earned a spot on the 2015-16 Iowa Conference All-Academic Team.
  • Teams give back for Campus Day, Division III Week
    April 08, 2016
    In conjunction with Division III Week and Simpson College's annual Campus Day activities, several Storm teams grabbed rakes, brooms and bags of mulch and participated in community service on Wednesday, April 6.
  • Morrow named to All-IIAC Second Team
    March 03, 2016
    Following a breakthrough season, Simpson sophomore Noreen Morrow earned a spot on the 2015-16 All-Iowa Conference Women's Basketball Second Team following a vote of the league's coaches. Senior Mackenzie Haupt took home honorable mention honors.
  • Storm women stumble down the stretch in IIAC Tournament loss
    February 23, 2016
    Lexi Fisher scored 17 points, including five 3-pointers, and Buena Vista beat the Simpson women's basketball team 87-61 on Tuesday, eliminating the Storm from the Iowa Conference Tournament.
  • IIAC Tournament opener takes Storm women to Buena Vista for rubber match
    February 22, 2016
    Fifth-seeded Simpson and fourth-seeded Buena Vista face off in a rubber match in the first round of Iowa Conference Tournament on Tuesday after splitting two meetings in the regular season this year. Simpson fell to the Beavers 74-62 in Storm Lake on Jan. 6 but responded with a 71-64 win at home on Feb. 17.
  • Second half slide costs Storm women in regular season finale at Loras
    February 20, 2016
    DUBUQUE, Iowa - Simpson outplayed the Loras Duhawks in the first quarter and only trailed 24-18 at the break but it couldn't account for a sizzling hot Loras second half in a 60-39 loss in the regular season finale.
  • Storm women conclude regular season at Loras in battle for tournament seeding
    February 19, 2016
    Tournament position is on the line Saturday when the No. 4 Simpson Storm head to No. 2 Loras Duhawks who hold a one game lead over Simpson in the Iowa Conference standings. The Storm are looking to complete a regular season sweep of the Duhawks after downing them 81-53 on Jan. 13 in Indianola.
  • Clutch 3s by Mauro help Storm women top Buena Vista 71-64
    February 17, 2016
    Noreen Morrow scored 10 of her 14 points in the second half and Morgan Mauro knocked down a 3-pointer from the top of the key for a four-point lead with 51 seconds left as the Simpson women's basketball team beat Buena Vista 71-64 on Wednesday.
  • Tournament implications on the line when Storm women host Buena Vista
    February 15, 2016
    It's a tight race in seeds two through five in the Iowa Conference and on Wednesday the Simpson women get a crack at Buena Vista, who stands one game ahead of the Storm in the standings. Wednesday marks the final regular season home contest and the annual Pink game, and all fans wearing pink will be admitted free of charge. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m.
  • Storm women cruise to 77-68 win over Coe
    February 13, 2016
    Maddie Bosworth scored 14 of her 18 points in the second half, Britney Boland finished a rebound shy of a double-double and the Simpson women's basketball team led from wire-to-wire, beating Coe 77-68 on Saturday.
  • Storm women host Kohawks in battle for IIAC Tournament seeding
    February 11, 2016
    The Simpson women have a chance to wrap up no-worse than a No. 5 seed in the Iowa Conference Tournament and a regular season sweep of Coe when they host the Kohawks on Saturday, Feb. 13 at Cowles Fieldhouse.
  • Storm can't maintain early lead, fall at Luther
    February 10, 2016
    The Simpson women's basketball team led for nearly the entire first half, but a late second quarter surge from a Luther team that went on to hit 10 3-pointers proved to be too much as the Storm fell 71-59 on Wednesday night.
  • Storm women face IIAC leading Luther on Wednesday
    February 09, 2016
    After clinching a berth in the Iowa Conference tournament last Saturday, Simpson will fight for seeding when it heads to Luther to take on the IIAC leading Norse. The game will be telecasted on KCRG 9.2, and is the third game in Simpson women’s basketball history to be telecasted on the station.
  • Rival Central comes to Cowles to face Storm women
    February 06, 2016
    The Simpson women’s basketball team aims to bounce back from a setback against Wartburg on Wednesday when it hosts the Central Dutch on Saturday afternoon. The win would make Simpson 2-0 against Central on the year and tie last year’s conference win total at six.
  • Haupt scores 17 as Storm women pull away from Central
    February 06, 2016
    Mackenzie Haupt had 17 points, Katie Ahrenholtz chipped in 14 off the bench, and the Simpson women's basketball team pulled away for a 67-52 win over Central to extend its winning streak in the series.
  • Storm women tripped up by Wartburg, Sommer
    February 03, 2016
    After a first quarter that featured five lead changes, the Simpson women just couldn’t get any traction in a 77-61 loss to Wartburg on Wednesday.
  • Storm women look for three straight in rematch with Wartburg
    February 02, 2016
    The Simpson women look to make it three straight wins and repay Wartburg for a 59-56 loss on Jan. 20 when they host the Knights on Wednesday night.
  • Storm women hold on, top Dubuque behind Morrow, Boland
    January 30, 2016
    Noreen Morrow and Britney Boland each posted double-doubles and the Simpson women’s basketball team survived some tense moments late to beat Dubuque 76-62 on Saturday, its second win in a row.
  • Storm women look for season-sweep of Dubuque
    January 29, 2016
    Simpson begins the second half of its Iowa Conference slate when it travels to face the Dubuque Spartans in the second meeting of the year between these two teams.
  • Haupt, bench help Storm women stave off Central
    January 27, 2016
    Simpson trailed last-place Central 27-26 at the half, but 17 points from Mackenzie Haupt and a 41-4 advantage in bench points ignited the Storm in the second half, helping Simpson (11-7, 4-3) stave off the Dutch (4-14, 1-6) 65-54 on Wednesday night.
  • Simpson women look to rebound at rival Central
    January 25, 2016
    The Simpson women's basketball team makes the short journey to Pella to face rival Central on Wednesday night from Kuyper Gymnasium, looking to bounce back from a loss to Luther on Saturday as the Storm complete the first-half of the conference slate.
  • Cold shooting dooms Storm women against Luther
    January 23, 2016
    Tayler Jenks had 20 points and Luther pulled away in the second half, beating the Simpson women's basketball team 70-52 on Saturday.
  • Storm women shoot to protect perfect home record against Luther
    January 22, 2016
    INDIANOLA, Iowa - A potential share of the Iowa Conference lead is on the line on Saturday as Simpson takes on the Luther Norse (RV/NR) at Cowles Fieldhouse in Indianola, aiming to protect a perfect record at home.
  • Fourth quarter hiccup costly at Wartburg
    January 20, 2016
    WAVERLY, Iowa - Simpson led nearly the entire way, taking a 50-42 lead into the fourth, but it hit a cold spell late, being outscored 17-6 in the final frame as the Wartburg Knights (13-3, 3-2 IIAC) rallied from behind to knock off Simpson (10-6, 3-2 IIAC) 59-56 on Wednesday night.
  • Storm women aim to knock off Knights
    January 19, 2016
    The Simpson women’s basketball team looks to make it four straight wins when it faces the Wartburg Knights at Levick Arena on Wednesday, Jan, 20. Tipoff is slated for 6 p.m. from Waverly.
  • Storm women cruise past Dubuque, remain perfect at home
    January 16, 2016
    Britney Boland had 12 points and nine rebounds to lead a balanced attack for the Simpson women's basketball team, and the Storm remained perfect at home with an 80-53 win over Dubuque on Saturday.
  • Storm women put undefeated home record on the line Saturday
    January 15, 2016
    The Simpson women's basketball team looks to remain undefeated at home when it hosts Dubuque on Saturday, Jan. 16 at Cowles Fieldhouse. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m.
  • Swarming defense powers Storm women to big win
    January 13, 2016
    Noreen Morrow had 24 points and a swarming Simpson defense forced 30 Loras turnovers as the Storm women’s basketball team cruised to an 81-53 win in its Iowa Conference home opener Wednesday.
  • Storm women welcome Loras for IIAC home opener
    January 12, 2016
    The Simpson women's basketball team hosts Loras in its Iowa Conference home opener Wednesday, Jan. 13. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. from Cowles Fieldhouse.
  • Morrow posts double-double as Storm women hold off Coe
    January 09, 2016
    Noreen Morrow scored a career-high 21 points and Maddie Bosworth knocked down four free throws down the stretch to hold off Coe as the Simpson women’s basketball team prevailed 75-71 on Saturday.
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