2016-17 News

May 26, 2017
Interim Tag Removed; Mahlum Named Wittenberg's Women's Basketball Head Coach
Wittenberg athletics has removed the interim tag from women’s basketball coach Kelly Mahlum’s job title, making her the eighth head coach in Wittenberg women’s basketball history.

February 21, 2017
Wittenberg Falls to Kenyon in NCAC Tournament Quarterfinals
#7 Wittenberg women’s basketball concluded a successful 2016-17 campaign with an early exit in the NCAC Quarterfinals against #2 Kenyon College; 61-46

February 20, 2017
NCAC Tournament Pairings Announced
The North Coast Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments tip-off on Tuesday, February 21.

February 18, 2017
Tigers Fall to Wooster in Season Finale
The Tigers were led by Michelle Brunswick, who recorded a double-double for the Tigers, scoring ten points and pulling down ten boards.

February 15, 2017
Wittenberg Drops Overtime Thriller to OWU
After clawing back from a ten-point deficit, the Tigers managed to tie the game up late in regulation at 58-58 before going to overtime.

February 11, 2017
Tigers Fall On Last Second Shot
The Tigers and Yeowomen were neck-and-neck the entire contest, before the Yeowomen banked in a prayer off the glass as time expired to outlast the Tigers 53-50.

February 4, 2017
Tigers Upend Hiram in Big NCAC Win
Leading by as many as eight in the contest, Wittenberg was lead by Michelle Brunswick, who scored eight points, pulled down 12 rebounds, dished out five assists, recorded two steals and one block on Saturday.

February 3, 2017
Tigers Pass Their Way to 20-Point Victory
The Tigers never lost their lead the entire game, leading by as many as 25 points ahead early in the fourth quarter on their way to a 72-52 NCAC victory.

January 28, 2017
Wittenberg Drops NCAC Contest to Denison on the Road
Wittenberg women’s basketball looked to bounce back in NCAC play against the Big Red of Denison on the road on Saturday, but the home team had other plans in Granville.

January 25, 2017
Tigers Fight Hard, But Fall Short to DePauw
Wittenberg women’s basketball had the first place team in the league on the ropes for a split second in the second half on Wednesday night, as the Tigers of Wittenberg’s hard fought efforts came up short in a loss to DePauw 51-38.

January 18, 2017
Tigers Claw Past OWU as Brunswick Records Double-Double
Michelle Brunswick scored 12 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to pace the Tigers with her first double-double of the season.

January 16, 2017
Kiess Named NCAC Player of the Week
Kiess exploded for 22 points on five of nine shooting from three-point land in a win over Wooster on January 14.

January 14, 2017
Tigers Push Past Wooster Behind Kiess' Hot Hand
Sophomore guard Alex Kiess dropped 22 points on the Fighting Scots, including five three-pointers.

January 7, 2017
Tigers Come Up Big on the Road at Oberlin
The Tigers outscored the Yeowomen in every quarter except the third on Saturday, as the Tigers stingy defense, and clutch shooting from deep propelled the team to a conference win, 57-51.

January 4, 2017
Tigers Come Up Short Against Kenyon in NCAC Play
Wittenberg women’s basketball looked to avenge an earlier loss to the Ladies of Kenyon College on Wednesday night in Gambier, but the Ladies of Kenyon were too much for the Tigers, as the team fell 55-40 on the road.

December 30, 2016
Tigers Come Up Short to Mount Union in Tournament Championship
Wittenberg fell 70-37 in the championship game, while sophomore Alex Kiess was named to the All-Tournament team.

December 29, 2016
Tigers Dominate MSJ in Tournament Opener
Amanda Raber paced the Tigers off the bench with a career high 17 points on five of eight shooting, while also recording three three-pointers, six steals and five rebounds.

December 28, 2016
Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic Set to Tip Thursday
The Wittenberg University men's and women's basketball teams welcome a field of five visiting teams for the 2016 Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic.

December 22, 2016
Women's Basketball Falls 64-54 to Heidelberg
Wittenberg struggled on the boards against Heidelberg, and was outscored in the paint as the team fell 64-54 at the final horn.

December 20, 2016
Tigers Cruise Past Quakers 77-57
Wittenberg had three scorers in double-digits on the afternoon, as the team improves to 4-7 with the win.

December 10, 2016
Tigers Come Up Short Against Big Red; 43-41
Wittenberg was led by Alexis Perry, who poured in nine points, while tallying seven steals and seven rebounds as well.

December 7, 2016
Tigers End Long Road-Trip with NCAC Loss at DePauw
Liz Tolliver paced the Tigers with 11 points and ten rebounds, for her second double-double of the season.

December 3, 2016
Tigers Come Up Short Against Hiram on the Road; 54-50
The Tigers fell 54-50 in a game where Hiram led by as many as 15 early on.

December 2, 2016
Tigers Bounce Back With 75-72 Victory at Allegheny
In a game decided by three points, the Tigers managed to get to the foul line 40 times, cashing in on 28 free-throws in the 75-72 victory.

November 30, 2016
Wittenberg Drops NCAC Opener to Kenyon
The Tigers and Ladies were tied at 8-8 early on, but Kenyon utilized slick passing and sharp-shooting to hand the Tigers a conference loss; 64-36

November 27, 2016
Tigers Hold Off Maryville 70-69 on Perry's Last-Second Layup
Wittenberg led by as many as 16, but a late Maryville comeback opened the door for freshman Alexis Perry to be the hero.

November 26, 2016
Wittenberg Falls to Defending National Champion Thomas More 96-68
Wittenberg hung tight with the perennial powerhouse at the start, but eventually fell to the tournament host 96-68.

November 20, 2016
Wittenberg Women's Basketball Wins in 2OT to Cap Off Successful Rose City Tournament
The Tigers double-overtime victory was settled with a score of 76-71 as the red and white outhustled the Rangers, and dominated the glass, 65-38.

November 15, 2016
Women's Basketball Falls to Capital in 2016-17 Season Opener
Wittenberg fell 65-50 on Tuesday night, as the young-squad showed flashes of putting together a cohesive offensive game to complement their spunky defense.

November 8, 2016
Women's Basketball Names Mahlum Interim Head Coach for 2016-17 Campaign
Wittenberg Athletics has announced that associate head women’s basketball coach Kelly Mahlum will serve as the interim head coach during the 2016-17 season while Sarah Jurewicz steps away from the program in December on maternity leave.

October 20, 2016
Brian Agler '80 Leads Los Angeles Sparks to 2016 WNBA Championship
Wittenberg Athletics Hall of Famer Brian Agler ‘80 won his second WNBA Championship as head coach on Thursday night, as his L.A. Sparks downed the Minnesota Lynx 77-76 in dramatic fashion.