Recent Women's Basketball Headlines
Rio seniors Sarah Bonar (left) and Harley Adler (right) were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes on Monday
Rio seniors Sarah Bonar (left) and Harley Adler (right) were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes on Monday
Mon, Mar. 14, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two players representing the University of Rio Grande are among the more than 250 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division II women's basketball student-athletes named 2015-16 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.
    Senior guard/forward Sarah Bonar and senior center Harley Adler represented the RedStorm on the list.

Rio Grande's Sarah Bonar was named to the CoSIDA College Division Academic All-America First Team on Monday
Rio Grande's Sarah Bonar was named to the CoSIDA College Division Academic All-America First Team on Monday
Mon, Feb. 29, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande/CoSIDA Sports Information
    AUSTIN, Texas – University of Rio Grande senior Sarah Bonar has been named to the 2015-16 Academic All-America® College Division Women's Basketball First Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
    The CoSIDA Academic All-America® College Division basketball teams include student-athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions.
    Bonar - a Biology/Biomedical - carries a 3.92 grade point average.
    The Hartford, Ohio native had been named to the All-District 1 Team three weeks ago, securing her inclusion on the All-America ballot.
    Bonar averaged a team-high 17.7 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.5 steals for the RedStorm, who finished 19-10 following a loss to Indiana University-Southeast in the quarterfinal round of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.

Rio Grande senior Sarah Bonar was named to the All-KIAC First Team on Friday night
Rio Grande senior Sarah Bonar was named to the All-KIAC First Team on Friday night
Fri, Feb. 26, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

KIAC/Rio Grande Sports Information
    FLORENCE, Ky. - University of Rio Grande senior Sarah Bonar has been named to the 2015-16 All-Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Basketball First Team, while junior teammate Brooke Marcum grabbed second team honors.
    The team and other award winners, selected through balloting of the league's 13 head coaches, was announced Friday afternoon by conference officials.
    Bonar, a guard/forward from Hartford, Ohio, was the fourth leading vote-getter in the balloting. She is third in the KIAC with a 17.7 points per game average and second in the league with a field-goal percentage of 49.4.
    Bonar, who was also Rio's representative on the conference's Champions of Character Team, scored a career-high 41 points in a win over Ohio Valley University on Dec. 12, 2015 as part of the Joe Manchin Classic at Salem (W.Va.) International University.
    Marcum, a center from Vinton, Ohio, was the RedStorm's third-leading scorer at 10.1 points per game and second-leading rebounder at 6.8 per game despite a pre-season foot injury which forced her to miss the team's first three game. She finished with a team-high six "double-double" outings.

Rio's Harley Adler guards IU-Southeast's Jocelyn Mousty during the first half of Wednesday's KIAC tourney game
Rio's Harley Adler guards IU-Southeast's Jocelyn Mousty during the first half of Wednesday's KIAC tourney game
Wed, Feb. 24, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Annie Thomas scored 18 of her game-high 24 points in the second half and Indiana University-Southeast held on down the stretch to post an 81-77 win over the University of Rio Grande in the quarterfinal round of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Tournament, Wednesday night, at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    The Grenadiers, who avenged a 10-point loss to Rio just 11 days earlier, improved to 15-14 with the victory and advanced to Saturday's semifinal round against Asbury University - a 95-65 winner over Carlow University in one of the other quarterfinal games on Wednesday.
    Rio Grande, the No. 2 seed from the league's Colonial Division, finished it season at 19-10 with the loss.

Rio Grande senior Sarah Bonar was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
Rio Grande senior Sarah Bonar was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
Mon, Feb. 8, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - University of Rio Grande senior guard/forward Sarah Bonar has been named to the Academic All-District 1 College Division women's basketball team by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA).
    Bonar, a native of Hartford, Ohio, averages 17.6 points and 6.8 rebounds for the RedStorm, who currently stand at 16-7 overall and 9-3 in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference heading into tomorrow night's game at Asbury University.
    Bonar scored a career-high 41 points in a win over Ohio Valley University back in December.
    In the classroom, Bonar - a Biology/Biomedical - sports a 3.92 grade point average.
    By virtue of her All-District selection, Bonar is now eligible for the All-America team, which will be released in late February.

Rio's Jaida Carter collides with a Carlow defender going to the basket in Thursday night's win
Rio's Jaida Carter collides with a Carlow defender going to the basket in Thursday night's win
Fri, Feb. 5, 2016 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande women's basketball team overcame a horrid start, using two big scoring spurts to pull away over the middle two quarters for an eventual 73-59 win over Carlow University, Thursday night, in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    The RedStorm, who won for the second straight outing, improved to 15-7 overall and 8-3 in the KIAC with the victory.
    Carlow, which fell to 1-16 in its all-time series with Rio, dropped to 10-11 overall and 3-8 in league play with the loss.