Feb. 2, 2009
Bearcat Weekly for the Week of Feb. 2, 2009Bearcat Weekly .pdf file
|Wednesday, February 4|
|Women's Basketball||Northwest hosts Nebraska-Omaha||Bearcat Arena||5:30 p.m.|
|Men's Basketball||Northwest hosts Nebraska-Omaha||Bearcat Arena||7:30 p.m.|
|Friday, February 6|
|Track and Field||Northwest men at Bill Hillenbrand Open||Vermillion, S.D.||3 p.m.|
|Track and Field||Northwest men at Central Missouri Mule Relays||Warrensburg, Mo.||1:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 7|
|Track and Field||Northwest men at Bill Hillenbrand Open||Vermillion, S.D.||9 a.m.|
|Track and Field||Northwest women at Central Missouri Mule Relays||Warrensburg, Mo.||11:30 a.m.|
|Women's Basketball||Northwest hosts Pittsburg State||Bearcat Arena||1:30 p.m.|
|Men's Basketball||Northwest hosts Pittsburg State||Bearcat Arena||3:30 p.m.|
Men's Basketball (9-11, 4-9 MIAA)
- Northwest spends the week at home for a pair of games against Nebraska-Omaha Wednesday night and Pittsburg State Saturday afternoon.
- The Bearcats have won three of their last four games at home while the two teams this weekend have combined to win two road games since Jan. 14.
- Hunter Henry continues to lead the MIAA with 8.7 rebounds and 3.05 offensive rebounds per game.
- Northwest is two games behind for eighth in the MIAA standings and tied for Pittsburg State at 4-9 in conference play.
Women's Basketball (6-14, 2-11 MIAA)
- The Bearcats stay at home following the longest road game of the conference season to host Nebraska-Omaha and Pittsburg State.
- It's the first trip to Maryville for Nebraska-Omaha since 2003. Northwest leads the series 6-3 when playing in Bearcat Arena.
- Head Coach Gene Steinmeyer was recently inducted into the Doane College Athletics Hall of Fame, after posting a 360-141 record in 15 seasons.
- Rickeya McElroy is leading Northwest with 17 points and a 53.8 field-goal percentage in the last three games.
Men's Track and Field
- After a weekend of rest, the Northwest men's team travels to Central Missouri Saturday for the first of three meets this season at the UCM Multipurpose Building.
- The men's multi-events athletes will split and head to the Bill Hillenbrand Open at South Dakota Feb. 6-7.
- Ben McKim is one of three MIAA athletes to qualify for the NCAA championships in the shot put. He has the program's ninth-best throw at 53-6.25 in all-time performer lists.
Women's Track and Field
- The Bearcats head to Central Missouri Friday afternoon for the UCM Mule Relays.
- Emily Churchman was named MIAA Field Athlete of the Week after improving her NCAA provisional mark and the program record with 3,372 points at the Kip Janvrin Multi-Events Feb. 1.
- Hannah Henry provisionally qualified with 8.37 in the 55-meter hurdles at the Scott Nisely Memorial Classic Jan. 31. The 8.94 conversion time leads the MIAA and is 14th in Division II performance lists.
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