Mount Union Purple Raiders

All times Eastern
Overall: 20-7 - Conference: 13-5
11/16 vs. Illinois Wesleyan W, 73-68
@ North Manchester, Ind.
11/17 at Manchester W, 66-50 RC PH
11/20 vs. Bethany W, 59-46 BX PH
11/24 at Waynesburg W, 72-56 BX
11/28 at Denison W, 72-69 BX
12/5 vs. John Carroll * • W, 72-52 BX
12/8 at Heidelberg * • W, 84-63 BX
12/15 vs. Otterbein * • W, 77-62 BX
12/19 vs. Baldwin Wallace * • W, 82-79 BX
12/22 at Capital * • L, 59-57 BX
12/28 vs. Albion W, 68-53 BX RC
@ Springfield, OH
12/29 at Wittenberg L, 61-60 BX RC
1/5 at Ohio Northern * • L, 62-45 BX RC
1/9 vs. Marietta * • W, 68-35 BX
1/12 vs. Wilmington * • W, 85-75 BX
1/16 at Muskingum * • W, 72-57 BX
1/19 vs. Heidelberg * • W, 96-85 BX
1/23 at John Carroll * • W, 71-62 BX
1/26 vs. Capital * • W, 58-45 BX
1/30 at Baldwin Wallace * • L, 74-71 BX
2/2 at Otterbein * • W, 62-56 BX
2/6 vs. Muskingum * • W, 81-58 BX
2/9 vs. Ohio Northern * • L, 71-53 BX RC
2/13 at Marietta * • L, 89-84 BX
2/16 at Wilmington * • W, 75-67 BX
2/19 vs. John Carroll W, 82-63 BX
2/21 at Otterbein L, 80-57 BX

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 20-7 - Conference: 13-5
12/5 vs. John Carroll * • W, 72-52 BX
12/8 at Heidelberg * • W, 84-63 BX
12/15 vs. Otterbein * • W, 77-62 BX
12/19 vs. Baldwin Wallace * • W, 82-79 BX
12/22 at Capital * • L, 59-57 BX
1/5 at Ohio Northern * • L, 62-45 BX RC
1/9 vs. Marietta * • W, 68-35 BX
1/12 vs. Wilmington * • W, 85-75 BX
1/16 at Muskingum * • W, 72-57 BX
1/19 vs. Heidelberg * • W, 96-85 BX
1/23 at John Carroll * • W, 71-62 BX
1/26 vs. Capital * • W, 58-45 BX
1/30 at Baldwin Wallace * • L, 74-71 BX
2/2 at Otterbein * • W, 62-56 BX
2/6 vs. Muskingum * • W, 81-58 BX
2/9 vs. Ohio Northern * • L, 71-53 BX RC
2/13 at Marietta * • L, 89-84 BX
2/16 at Wilmington * • W, 75-67 BX

(* Conference; • Region)

2012-13

Ohio Northern 18-0 27-2
Otterbein 14-4 21-7
Mount Union 13-5 20-7
Baldwin Wallace 11-7 16-9
Wilmington 10-8 15-12
Capital 9-9 14-12
John Carroll 6-12 14-13
Marietta 5-13 10-16
Muskingum 2-16 8-19
Heidelberg 2-16 6-19

Past Records

2012-13 (20-7, 13-5 OAC)
2011-12 (28-2, 17-1 OAC)
2010-11 (26-4, 15-3 OAC)
2009-10 (26-5, 14-4 OAC)
2008-09 (16-9, 11-7 OAC)
2007-08 (10-17, 6-12 OAC)
2006-07 (14-13, 9-9 OAC)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Suzy Venet (Mount Union '98)
Conference: OAC

Mount Union

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 2115
Location: Alliance, OH
Colors: Purple, White
Region: Great Lakes
Arena: Timken Physical Education Building (2200)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

November 28, 2012
Women: JCU wins in 4 OT, Messiah tops Leb Val
Wednesday night brought some women's basketball thrillers, including John Carroll's win, Messiah...
November 16, 2012
Calvin wins epic opener
The Knights topple St. Thomas and Mount Union beats the defending national champs in fantastic...
November 4, 2012
Women's preseason All-Americans
Last year's senior-laden team leads to a lot of new faces on this year's preseason team.
March 4, 2012
Sectional sites announced
The NCAA has announced who will be hosting the four men's and four women's sectionals next weekend...
March 3, 2012
#6 Mount Union Rallies to Sweet 16
ALLIANCE, Ohio — M as in March. M as in Madness. M as in Mount Union.
March 2, 2012
#6 Mount Union Survives and Advances With 73-63 Win Over LaRoche (Pa.) in NCAA Tournament
ALLIANCE, Ohio — Junior Rosa LaMattina (Westlake/Westlake) scored 16 points, including five in...
February 23, 2012
#6 Mount Union Advances to Third Straight OAC Title Game After Beating Capital, 84-78
ALLIANCE, Ohio -- No. 6 ranked and top-seeded Mount Union advanced to the Ohio Athletic Conference...
February 18, 2012
#7 Mount Union Ends Regular Season With 90-58 Rout of Heidelberg
ALLIANCE, Ohio -- No. 7 ranked Mount Union put an exclamation point on the 2011-12 regular season...
February 15, 2012
#7 Mount Union Clinches OAC Title Outright With 65-58 Win at Baldwin-Wallace; Raiders Win 18-Straight
BEREA, Ohio -- No. 7 ranked Mount Union extended its school-record win streak to 18 games and...
February 9, 2012
Panthers no longer waiting
Birmingham-Southern's four years in Division III purgatory are over, and the Panthers are streaking...
February 8, 2012
Rose Goes Over 1,000 as #7 Mount Union Wins 74-56 at Marietta; Raiders Win 16th Straight
MARIETTA, Ohio -- Senior forward Amanda Rose (Green/Green) scored 16 points to become the 13th...
February 4, 2012
#10 Mount Union Sets School Record With 15th Straight Win
ALLIANCE, Ohio -- No. 10 ranked Mount Union set a school record by winning its 15th straight game...
February 1, 2012
LaMattina Goes Over 1,000 Points as #10 Mount Union Blasts Muskingum 87-56
ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union junior point guard Rosa LaMattina(Westlake/Westlake) became the...
January 28, 2012
#10 Mount Union Wins 13th Straight with 66-57 Win at Capital
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- No. 10 ranked Mount Union ran its win streak to 13 games with a 66-57 win over...
January 21, 2012
#10 Mount Union Blasts Otterbein For 11th Straight Win
ALLIANCE, Ohio – No. 9 ranked Mount Union blasted Otterbein 76-50 in a matchup of Ohio...
January 18, 2012
#10 Mount Union Wins 10th Straight
NEW CONCORD, Ohio -- Nationally ranked Mount Union (#9 USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches/#10 D3hoops.com poll)...
January 11, 2012
#12 Mount Union Rallies to Beat Baldwin-Wallace
ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Sometimes the best offense is a good defense as No. 12 Mount Union rallied to beat...
January 7, 2012
Until we meet again
No. 2 Chicago and No. 4 Calvin won the first of at least two meetings against their conference...
January 7, 2012
Wiedt's Season-High 26 Takes Her Over 1,000 Points and Puts #16 Mount Union Back in First Place
ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Mount Union senior guard Kori Wiedt (North Olmsted/North Olmsted) became the 11th...
January 4, 2012
#16 Mount Union Runs Past Marietta; Sets Up First Place Showdown Saturday
ALLIANCE, Ohio --No. 16 ranked Mount Union made sure there was no holiday hangover as it jumped out...
December 20, 2011
#19 Mount Union Blows Past Drew, 65-33 in Florida
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Playing on the Atlantic coast of Florida, Drew (N.J.) may have thought they...
December 19, 2011
#20 Mount Union Uses Second Half Wave to Drown Bates
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- On the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, the No. 20 ranked Mount Union women's...
December 17, 2011
#20 Mount Union Beats #25 Wilmington in Battle of Nationally Ranked OAC Teams
WILMINGTON, Ohio -- No. 20 Mount Union handed No. 25 Wilmington its first home loss of the season,...
December 7, 2011
#20 Mount Union Bounces Back to Get Road Win at John Carroll
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio -- The No. 20 ranked Mount Union women's basketball team bounced back from...
November 25, 2011
#13 Mount Union Blows Past Allegheny at M-Club Shootout
ALLIANCE, Ohio -- #13 ranked Mount Union scored 58 first half points on its way to a 92-44 rout of...
November 19, 2011
Wiedt's 23 Leads #13 Mount Union to Win at Carnegie Mellon
PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Senior guard Kori Wiedt (North Olmsted/North Olmsted) had 23 points and five...
November 18, 2011
#13 Mount Union Finishes Game on Late Run to Get Win Over Case Western Reserve
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The No. 13 ranked Mount Union women's basketball team finished the game on a 6-0...
March 5, 2011
#16 Mount Union Falls Short at #1 Thomas More
Mount Union's nationally ranked women's basketball team fell to No.-1 ranked Thomas More (Ky.) in an...
March 4, 2011
#16 Mount Union Advances to Second Round with Win over Whitewater
Mount Union's nationally ranked women's basketball team defeated Wisconsin-Whitewater, 69-55, to win...
February 26, 2011
#18 Mount Union Headed Back to the Dance
Mount Union's nationally ranked women's basketball team won its second straight Ohio Athletic...
February 24, 2011
#18 Mount Union Advances to OAC Final; Rose Records Double-Double
Amanda Rose recorded her third double-double of the season, finishing with 19 points, 14 rebounds...
February 22, 2011
#18 Mount Union Outlasts Otterbein
Katie Crider scored a season-high 18 points, leading Mount Union's nationally ranked women's...
February 19, 2011
#19 Mount Union Blasts Heidelberg in Regular Season Finale, 86-57
ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Mount Union's nationally ranked women's basketball team opened the second half on...
February 16, 2011
#19 Mount Union Snags OAC Regular Season Crown
Lauren Forquer scored a career-high 21 points as Mount Union's nationally ranked women's basketball...
February 12, 2011
#20 Mount Union Takes Care of Business at Ohio Northern, 79-69
ADA, Ohio -- The No. 20 ranked Mount Union women's basketball team maintained sole possession of...
February 5, 2011
#22 Mount Union Halts Wilmington Streak
Amanda Rose had a double-double to lead Mount Union's nationally ranked women's basketball team to...
February 3, 2011
#22 Mount Union Wins at Muskingum
Kori Wiedt (North Olmsted/North Olmsted) poured in 30 points, including 25 in the first half, as...
January 29, 2011
#18 Mount Union Uses Strong First Half to Down Capital
The nationally ranked Mount Union women's basketball team set an early tone with its defense and...
January 26, 2011
#18 Mount Union Storms John Carroll
Mount Union's nationally ranked women's basketball team avenged an earlier loss to John Carroll with...
January 24, 2011
#19 Mount Union Stung by Yellow Jackets
The nationally ranked Mount Union women's basketball team fell victim to a hot-shooting Baldwin-Wall...
January 22, 2011
#19 Mount Union Handles Otterbein
Mount Union's nationally ranked women's basketball team carried a late first-half run into the...
January 17, 2011
#18 Mount Union Rallies in Second Half For Win at Grove City
GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Down by as many as nine points in the first half and seven at halftime, No. 18...
January 15, 2011
#18 Mount Union Runs Past Heidelberg
The nationally-ranked Mount Union women's basketball team opened the game with eight straight points...
January 12, 2011
Mount Union trainer killed in bus accident
A Mount Union bus carrying the wrestling team, statisticians, an athletic trainer and athletic...
January 8, 2011
#13 Mount Union Claims Key Victory over ONU
Kori Wiedt scored 20 points, leading Mount Union's nationally-ranked women's basketball team to a...
January 5, 2011
#13 Mount Union Stumbles at Marietta
Mount Union's nationally-ranked women's basketball team was tripped up on Wednesday, dropping a...
December 30, 2010
#12 Mount Union Uses Second-Half Rally to Get Past Juniata
The nationally-ranked Mount Union women's basketball team battled back from an early 11-point...
December 29, 2010
#12 Mount Union Holds Off Case Western
Mount Union's nationally-ranked women's basketball team held off Case Western Reserve for a 64-60...
December 22, 2010
#12 Mount Union Pulls Away from Muskingum
Mount Union's nationally-ranked women's basketball team had a tough time putting away a game...
December 18, 2010
#11 Mount Union Runs Past Wilmington, 79-61
WILMINGTON, Ohio -- Mount Union's nationally-ranked women's basketball team used an early 20-point...
December 11, 2010
Kilgore Doubles Up Again as #7 Mount Union Wins at Capital
Brittany Kilgore recorded her second straight double-double, finishing with 13 points and 10...
December 8, 2010
#7 Mount Union Suffers First Loss
Brittany Kilgore compiled a double-double, finishing with 30 points and 11 rebounds, but Mount...
December 4, 2010
#7 Mount Union Rallies for Victory at Otterbein
Amanda Rose scored 17 points, leading a quintet of scorers in double-figures, as the nationally-rank...
December 1, 2010
Kilgore's Career-High Leads #7 Mount Union Over Wittenberg
Brittany Kilgore (Northfield/Nordonia) recorded a career-high 17 points, leading Mount Union's...
November 28, 2010
#11 Mount Union Wins Woodcliff Invitational
Tournament MVP Rosa LaMattina (Westlake/Westlake) had 14 points, seven rebounds and four steals in...
November 27, 2010
#11 Mount Union Knocks Off Union
The 11th-ranked Mount Union's women's basketball team survived a game effort by Union (N.Y.) to...
November 15, 2010
#11 Mount Union Opens With Rout of Westminster
ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Rosa LaMattina (Westlake/Westlake) finished with 18 points and four steals while...
March 6, 2010
Awesome overtime endings
Three of Saturday night's regional finals were so good, they needed extra time to finish them.

What We're Reading

  • »Youngstown ties fuel Mount Union
  • While Mike Fuline is pleased with the progress the program has made, he understands he has some work to do to catch up to the program down the hall.
  • »D-I eyes 2016 for combined Final Four
  • While much remains to be done to coordinate having all three women's basketball championship divisions participate at the same site, the committee endorsed this taking place as early as 2016 in Indianapolis.
  • »Playing the D-III recruiting game
  • How are coaches able to focus their recruiting resources when most skilled athletes will choose to play for schools that can give them money?