Dec 30, 2016

George Fox Victorious Against Southwestern in Texas

A Winning Tradition

 
  • NCAA D-III National Champions (2009)
  • Three NCAA "Final Four" appearances (2009, 2012, 2015)
  • Six NCAA "Elite 8" appearances (2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015)
  • Nine NCAA "Sweet 16" appearances (2000, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016)
  • 13 NCAA National Tournament appearances in 16 years (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • 11 Northwest Conference Championships (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016)
  • 24 straight winning seasons (1994-2017)
  • 13 Top 25 national rankings (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Three NCAA Division III National Coaches of the Year
  • Six NCAA Division III Region Coaches of the Year
  • 11 Conference Coaches of the Year
  • 18 All-Americans
  • One Academic All-American
  • Three Ad Rutschman Small College Athlete of the Year Finalists (Justine Benner - 2015, Keisha Gordon - 2012, Katy Campbell - 2008)
  • One Ad Rutschman Small College Athlete of the Year Winner (Kristen Shielee - 2009)
  • One George Fox Pasero Team of the Year (2009)
  • One Slats Gill Sportsperson of the Year Award (Scott Rueck - 2009 finalist)
 

GEORGETOWN, Texas --- The Bruins continued their road trip in Texas with a huge victory against the Southwestern University Pirates, winning the contest 78-64.

Recap:

The Bruin offense had trouble finding its rhythm early as the Pirates jumped out to a 19-10 lead at the end of the first quarter. 

The Bruins fought hard and stayed close through the second quarter behind a balanced scoring effort from Tavin Headings and Kaitlin Jamieson, but entered the half trailing, 38-30.

The Bruins came out of the break on a 7-2 run to cut the deficit to just three. The well-oiled George Fox offense found their groove through the remainder of the quarter, outscoring the Pirates 21-16. 

Capitalizing on the momentum, the Bruins exploded into the fourth quarter with an 11-1 run to secure a nine-point lead – a lead they held for the remainder of the game. Kaycee Creech led the Bruins in scoring during the final quarter with eight points on 100% shooting from the field. 

The Bruin offensive barrage secured the win, beating the Pirates 78-64. 

Top Performers:

Kaitlin Jamieson and Tavin Headings led the Bruins in scoring with 16 and 12 points respectively, and five players scored in double figures. 

Jamieson also recorded a double-double with 11 rebounds and a whopping six blocks in the contest. 

What It Means: 

The Bruins earned a 1-1 record on their Texas roadtrip and return home with an overall record of 9-2. 

What's Next:

The Bruins host Lewis & Clark on Tuesday, December 3 at 6 p.m. in a conference matchup.