Recent Women's Basketball Headlines
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Wed, Oct. 22, 2014 at 10:05 AM - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande/KIAC Sports Information
    BEREA, Ky. - The University of Rio Grande was picked second in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's North Division according to the league's preseason women's basketball coaches' poll released Wednesday.
    The KIAC has adopted a North-South divisional split in basketball for the 2014-15 season. The North division includes Carlow University, Indiana University East, Indiana University Kokomo, Point Park University and the University of Rio Grande. The South division includes Alice Lloyd College, Asbury University, Brescia University, Cincinnati Christian University, Indiana University Southeast and Midway College.
    Rio Grande, which is in its first year in the conference following a five-year stint in the NAIA Division I Mid-South Conference, garnered four first-place votes and 47 points in the balloting of the league's 11 head coaches.

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Wed, Aug. 20, 2014 - [Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande men's and women's basketball programs will be conducting their annual Golf Scramble on Saturday, August 23, at 8:30 a.m., at the Franklin Valley Golf Course in Jackson, Ohio.
    Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team.

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Thu, Aug. 7, 2014 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The University of Rio Grande women's basketball team is among the NAIA programs listed on the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll for the 2013-14 season.
    Head coach David Smalley's RedStorm was ranked 22nd with a cumulative team grade point average of 3.348 and was the only Mid-South Conference school to make the list.

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Mon, Jul. 21, 2014 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande women's basketball team has been named a 2013-14 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Scholar-Team.
    Head coach David Smalley's RedStorm sported a cumulative 3.35 grade point average and was among the 1,290 squads to be honored by the NAIA.
    For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar-Team award, it must have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution. The team grade-point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.
    The RedStorm women achieved the highest GPA of the four Mid-South Conference teams who were honored, while tying for the ninth-best mark among the Division I women's basketball programs on the list.

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Thu, Jun. 12, 2014 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande and Marjorie Evans would like to make high school girls who reside in Gallia and Meigs aware of an opportunity to apply for full and partial scholarships to attend Rio's overnight basketball camp.
    The camp, which is directed by long-time Rio Grande women's basketball head coach David Smalley, is scheduled for July 6-9.
    Evans, a Rio Grande College alum and a retired school teacher, has generously sponsored an endowment in memory of her late husband, D. Wayne Evans. The endowment will provide one full and several additional basketball camp scholarship opportunites for high school girls at each high school in both Gallia and Meigs counties.

Fort Frye High School's Megan Liedtke is joined by her parents and Rio coaches as she signs with the RedStorm
Fort Frye High School's Megan Liedtke is joined by her parents and Rio coaches as she signs with the RedStorm
Mon, Jun. 2, 2014 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    BEVERLY, Ohio - University of Rio Grande women's basketball head coach David Smalley has announced the signing of Fort Frye High School standout Megan Liedtke for the 2015-16 season.
    Liedtke, a 5-foot-10 forward/guard, averaged 13 points and eight rebounds per contest as a junior for head coach Dan Liedtke's Cadets, who finished 21-5 after a 48-44 loss to Garaway in the Division III district finals.
    Liedtke, who also shot 85 percent from the free throw line, was an all-conference selection in both the Pioneer Valley Conference and the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference and was an Associated Press honorable mention all-state pick.
    She is the RedStorm's first signee for the 2015-16 campaign.