301 Moved Permanently

Moved Permanently

The document has moved here.

301 Moved Permanently

Moved Permanently

The document has moved here.

2008-09 Cobber Athletics Newsletter
January 21, 2009

Picture of the Week: Concordia junior Kaylee Black does her best Bobby Orr impersonation to try and win the puck in the Cobbers' series with Bethel last weekend.


Welcome to the Cobber athletics newsletter. Each week we will post the news items from the in-season Concordia teams.

This Week's Cobber Athletics Calendar | MIAC Weekly Notebook


E-Score Updates

Get the latest Cobber sports results as soon as the game or match is over. Concordia fans can get sports scores, news and important schedule updates sent directly to their cell phone or computer via e-mail.

Best of all, the service is FREE to all Cobber sports fans!

Cobber fans can choose what categories or sports you're interested in, what type of messages you want to receive (for example, scores or headlines) and how you want to receive the information...we take it from there. All messages to cell phones are in the form of a text message.

Sign Up Here


January 21, 2009

Top Note
Men's Hockey
- Concordia posted a 4-1 win over Bethel on Saturday and has now won two of their past three games. The win over the Royals was the first conference win for the Cobbers since the 2006-07 season.


Men's Basketball (6-9/3-7 MIAC - lost at St. Mary's 77-58/

lost at St. Olaf 68-66)

- Concordia sophomore John Fraase (Bismarck, N.D./Century HS) ran his string of consecutive double-doubles to eight games. Fraase, who has 10 double-doubles in the team’s first 15 games, leads the MIAC in rebounding and is fourth in the conference in scoring.

- Concordia has significantly raised their field goal percentage in the past eight games. The Cobbers are now shooting 45.3% from the floor in conference games. CC upped that percentage by shooting better than 43.0% in seven of the past eight games.

- Concordia first-year head coach Rich Glas now has 496 career wins. Glas is coaching in his 29th overall season in collegiate basketball and has a career record of 496-310.


Women's Basketball (10-4/9-2 MIAC - won at St. Kate's/

won at St. Olaf 76-55)

- Concordia has won three straight road games by at least 20 points. The Cobbers have posted margins of victory of 26, 23 and 21 points in their past three games. CC is now 10-4 on the season and 9-2 in conference play. They are currently tied for first place in the MIAC standings after the first half of the conference schedule.

- After the first half of the conference season Concordia leads the MIAC in scoring. The Cobbers are averaging 72.1 points per game in their first 11 league games. CC is first in field goal percentage (45.2%) and 3-point field goal percentage (37.4%).

- Concordia sophomore guard Lindsey Schultz (Hitterdal, Minn./Ulen-Hitterdal HS) leads the team in rebounding in conference games. She is also 10th in the MIAC in rebounding, averaging 5.7 rebounds per game. Schultz had a career-high 14 rebounds in Concordia’s win over St. Olaf on Monday.


Men's Hockey (3-12-2/1-6-1 MIAC - split with Bethel 2-3 & 4-1)

- Concordia posted a 4-1 win over Bethel on Saturday and has now won two of their past three games. The win over the Royals was the first conference win for the Cobbers since the 2006-07 season.

- Cobber freshman goalie Ole Bronbo (Fjellhamar, Norway) allowed only three goals in two games against Bethel over the weekend. The two starts were the first games collegiate games that Bronbo had appeared. He was not even on the team’s depth chart at the start of the season.

- Concordia is currently second in the MIAC in penalty killing in conference games. The Cobbers have successfully killed off 85.0% (35-for-40) of their man-advantage situations. CC is also fourth in the league in penalties taken. Concordia has only taken an average of 16.0 penalty minutes per game in their first eight conference games.


Women's Hockey (8-5-2/5-2-1 MIAC - lost to Bethel 5-3 & tied Bethel 2-2)

- Concordia junior Kayla Thorson (Rugby, N.D./Minot HS) has recorded at least one point in four of the team’s last five games. She has raised her season point total to a team-leading 14 points. Thorson is currently tied for seventh in the conference in league games.

- The Cobbers have upped their goal scoring in recent games. CC has averaged 3.67 goals in their last six games. Concordia is second in the conference in scoring. They are averaging 3.00 goals per game in their first eight league games.

- Concordia is second in the MIAC in power play percentage in conference games. The Cobbers are connecting on 20.9% of their power play chances. They have scored at least two power play goals in four of their past five games.


Swimming & Diving (beat St. Kate's 157-141)

- Concordia finished the dual-meet portion of their schedule by edging St. Kate’s 157-141 on Saturday. The win helped the Cobbers finish with a 3-3 record in dual meets in 2008-09.

- Concordia junior diver Lauren Trudeau (Stillwater, Minn./Chisago Lakes HS) won the voluntary portion of the 1-meter diving competition against St. Kate’s. The win kept Trudeau’s dual-meet winning streak in tact. She won at least one diving event in all six of the team’s dual meets this season.

- The Cobbers earned the win over the Wildcats on the strength of their performance in the final event of the meet. Concordia’s 200-yard relay team of Kirsten Anderson (Fr., Cambridge, Minn./Cambridge-Isanti HS), Katie Coleman (So., Marshall, Minn.), Kristina Westmark (So., Appleton, Wis.) and Kendal Christensen (Fr., Andover, Minn., Anoka HS) won the event with a time of 1:46.64 to help CC win the dual meet. Their winning time was almost three second faster than the second-place squad.


Wrestling (Did Not Compete)

- Concordia is ranked ninth in the latest Brute-Adidas National Wrestling Coaches Association poll. That is the highest the Concordia wrestling program has ever been ranked in a national poll. The Cobbers jumped all the way from 22nd in the latest poll.

- Concordia sophomore Phil Moenkedick (Perham, Minn.) is currently ranked ninth at 184 in the nation in the latest national individual rankings.

- Concordia has three other wrestlers ranked in the top 10 of the nation. Ben Anderson (So., Frazee, Minn.), Lane Lunde (Jr., West Fargo, N.D.) and All-American Tony Neumann (Sr., Willmar, Minn.) are all ranked in the top 10. Anderson is the highest ranked CC wrestler. He is No.3 in the 141-lb weight class. Lunde is No.6 at 157 and Neumann is No.9 at 197.

This Week's Cobber Athletic Calendar

Wednesday, January 21, 2009
WBB - at home vs. St. Thomas - 5:45 p.m. | Live Video | Live Audio | Live Stats

MBB - at home vs. St. Thomas - 7:30 p.m. | Live Video | Live Audio | Live Stats

Thursday, January 22, 2009
WR - at Southwest Minnesota State - 7 p.m.

Friday, January 23, 2009
WH - at home vs. St. Thomas - 7 p.m.  | Live Audio

MH - at St. Thomas - 7 p.m.

Saturday, January 24, 2009
SW&D - at St. Kate's Invite - 8:30 a.m.
WR - at Jimmie Invite - 9 a.m.

MTR - hosts Alumni Meet - Noon

WTR - hosts Alumni Meet - Noon

WBB - at home vs. Gustavus - 1 p.m. | Live Video | Live Audio | Live Stats

WH - at home vs. St. Thomas - 2 p.m. | Live Audio

MH - at St. Thomas - 2 p.m.

MBB - at home vs. Gustavus - 3 p.m. | Live Video | Live Audio | Live Stats

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

   

    

                  

   

301 Moved Permanently

Moved Permanently

The document has moved here.