Recent Women's Basketball Headlines
Rio Grande's Sarah Bonar is the 2015-16 female recipient of the Bill Melton Champion of Character Award
Wed, Jun. 29, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

KIAC Sports Information
    FLORENCE, Ky. - University of Rio Grande senior women's basketball player Sarah Bonar is the 2015-16 female recipient of the KIAC's Bill Melton Champion of Character Award.
    A native of Hartford, Ohio, Bonar was the leading scorer for the RedStorm this past year as well as a CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team selection and a very active community service volunteer.
    "I feel very honored to have been chosen and I appreciate the chance to represent the KIAC in this way," Bonar said. "It has been a privilege to be a collegiate athlete at Rio and to be a part of something much larger than myself. I can't thank the athletic department and the coaching staff enough for all of their help and putting me in the right place to be successful."

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Wed, May. 25, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande's 2016 Women's Basketball Camp is scheduled for July 10-13 at the Lyne Center on the URG campus.
    The overnight instructional camp is open to girls in grades 4-12. Cost is $285 per camper, which includes lodging, meals, a certificate of participation and a t-shirt.
    Campers will also receive 24-hour supervision from coaches and counselors; lecture/discussion groups and film sessions; daily instruction on shooting, ball-handling, post play and defense; and use of the school's swimming pool.
    There will also be a camp store featuring drinks, snacks, pizza and Rio Grande apparel for sale each day.

Vinton County's Jalen Hale is surrounded by family and coaches as she signs to Vinton County
Thu, Mar. 24, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    McARTHUR, Ohio - University of Rio Grande women's basketball head coach David Smalley has announced the signing of Vinton County High School's Jalen Hale for the 2016-17 season.
    "First and foremost, Jalen's a tremendous student in the classroom," Smalley said. "Basketball-wise, she comes from a very solid high school program, so she understands serious work ethic."
    Hale, who will wear No. 5 and major in Allied Heath at Rio, earned a number of honors during her prep career, including All-Tri-Valley Conference and Athlete of the Week.

Valley High's Megan Diduit is joined by family and coaches as she signs to play basketball at Rio Grande
Tue, Mar. 22, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    LUCASVILLE, Ohio - University of Rio Grande women's basketball head coach David Smalley has announced the signing of Valley High School's Megan Diduit for the 2016-17 season.
    Diduit, who will wear No. 4 and major in Early Childhood Education when she arrives on campus in the Fall, said she has a strong passion for basketball and is excited to get her collegiate career underway.
    "My feelings about going to the University of Rio Grande are nerve-wracking, but I'm very estatic," Diduit said. "Getting the opportunity to play basketball at the collegiate level is a dream come true."

Athens High School's Taylor Gregory is joined by coaches and family as she signs with Rio Grande
Sun, Mar. 20, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    ATHENS, Ohio - University of Rio Grande women's basketball head coach David Smalley has announced the signing of Athens High School's Taylor Gregory for the 2016-17 season.
    Since her days as a second grade student, it's been Gregory's dream to play at the collegiate level and the dream will be realized this fall when she suits up as No. 21 for the RedStorm.
    Gregory, who plans to major in sports and exercise, also recived attention from Lane College and Trinity College before finally deciding on signing with the RedStorm.

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Fri, Mar. 18, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The 2015-16 season ended up being a record-breaking season for the University of Rio Grande women's basketball team.
    The squad, also known as the "Money Team", finished with a perfect 14-0 record, including victories of former Mid-South Conference rivals Pikeville and St. Catharine and a thrilling overtime triumph against Columbus State Community College.
    Shaun Gunnell served as the head coach of the RedStorm - which went unbeaten for a second straight season - and was assisted by coach Tyler Davis.

 
 
 
 
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