The Shield

Lessons on mental toughness

The Women's basketball team celebrates after a win.

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

January 22, 2019

Alex Davidson spent her first two seasons on the basketball team sitting the bench. The senior elementary education major’s family would crowd the bleachers each game, only to see Davidson play the last minute of every game. “My family was proud that I was even on the team,” Davidson said. “But to me, it was e...

New faces not problem for basketball teams

Sophomore guard Kaydie Grooms guards sophomore forward Megan Dahlstrom during a practice Thursday. This was the first practice of the season for the women’s team.

Sarah Loesch

October 21, 2015

This year’s women’s basketball team has something to prove. Randa Harshbarger, a sophomore guard, said people see the team as an underdog after seven seniors graduated last year. Harshbarger said the team is ready to come out and see what they can do “to shock people.” The team brought in s...

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