College Women's Basketball Recruiting | Oregon | George Fox University

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)
 

Compete for a national powerhouse

The success of our women’s basketball program speaks for itself, with a national title and seven NCAA Sweet 16 appearances since 2000, but that only tells part of the story. What makes our team special is the commitment players make to one another and their coaches – and the incredible family atmosphere that celebrates results.

Cultivating a winning tradition

You’ll be a part of a program of structure. Ultimately, our goal as a coaching staff is to prepare each student-athlete to find her role and buy into a system that has, over the years, cultivated a winning tradition. Our coaching philosophy is aimed not only at helping the team excel on the court but at helping young women prepare for life after George Fox.

As a member of the Bruins, you will strive for excellence in the classroom as well as on the court, following the university’s requirement that student-athletes be people of integrity and of high character.

National title, ten NWC championships highlight success

  • NCAA Division III National Champions (2009)
  • Three NCAA “Final Four” appearances (2009, 2012, 2015)
  • Six NCAA “Elite 8” appearances (2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015)
  • Eight NCAA “Sweet 16” appearances (2000, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015)
  • Ten Northwest Conference Championships (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015)
  • 22 straight winning seasons (1994-2014)
  • Eleven top-25 National Rankings (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)
  • Two NCAA Division III National Tournament Runner-up (2012. 2015)
  • NCAA Division III National Coach of the Year (Michael Meek, 2011-12)

Let's talk

If you have any questions about our program, don’t hesitate to contact me at mmeek@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2920.

- Michael Meek, Head Coach

George Fox: A top-ranked Christian college

  • We are top-flight Christian university, ranked among the top Christian colleges in the nation (Forbes) and in the first tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities (West) category.
  • You will get the opportunity to compete in a Christ-centered program that emphasizes good citizenship, sportsmanship and a commitment to team.
  • Our mission in athletics is to “provide the most formative athletic experience in the country.”
  • You won’t be another “number.” You will “Be Known” at a university with a student-to-faculty ratio of 13.6-to-1.

Become an NCAA student-athlete

At the Division III level, we maintain a proper perspective between academics and athletics. Character, work ethic, sportsmanship and teamwork take precedence over winning. Such a commitment reflects our philosophy that the athletic arena is more than just a place where games are played – it’s a venue vitally critical to your leadership development, mentoring and education. 

The region’s premier small-college conference

George Fox is a member of the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference, a group of nine selective private colleges which all rank in the first tier of U.S. News' National Liberal Arts Colleges or Regional University categories. The other members are Lewis & Clark College, Linfield College, Pacific Lutheran University, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Whitman College, Whitworth University and Willamette University.