KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After being named the Most Outstanding Player at the 2014 Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Division II Women's Basketball Championship, junior guard Madison Wagner was named A.I.I. Female Athlete of the Week on Monday morning.
The Lancaster, Wis.-native averaged 20 points, 6.5 rebounds and three assists per game, shooting 45% (9-for-20) from the floor and a whopping 95% (19-for-20) from the free throw line.
CLINTON – Facing a team that featured the conference Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Coach of the Year, the Ashford University women's basketball team stood tall and punched the program's first ever ticket to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division II Women's Basketball Championship on Saturday night.
CLINTON – To say that the Ashford University women's basketball team's opening game of the 2014 Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Division II Basketball Tournament was wild is an understatement.
Facing off against third-seeded Rochester College (Mich.), the #2-seed Saints held off the Warriors in double overtime, 73-69. In a topsy-turvy game that featured a pair of comebacks and a wild end to regulation, the end result was a satisfying one for the host team as they punched their ticket to conference championship game.
CLINTON – On the eve of the 2014 Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Division II Women's Basketball Championship, a pair of Ashford University players were recognized for their outstanding play on the court.
Sophomore Jessica Mlachnik was named Second Team All-A.I.I., while junior guard Madison Wagner collected Honorable Mention All-Conference recognition after helping the Saints to a 10-20 regular season record and the number two seed in the conference tournament.
CLINTON – After playing one of the toughest schedules in the country, the Ashford University women's basketball team closed the 2013-14 season on a positive note Wednesday night.
Led by 14 points from junior Madison Wagner and a swarming defensive effort, the Saints downed the Eagles of AIB College of Business, 52-46, to finish the regular season with a 10-20 record.