Simpson Storm

All times Eastern
Overall: 27-3 - Conference: 13-1
11/16 at UW-La Crosse W, 71-60 RC
@ Eau Claire, Wis.
11/17 at UW-Eau Claire W, 70-52 BX RC RC
11/20 vs. AIB College of Business W, 82-54 BX RC PH
11/23 vs. Gustavus Adolphus W, 67-45 BX RC RC
@ Storm Lake, Iowa
11/24 at Northland W, 89-42 BX RC
@ Storm Lake, Iowa
11/28 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 72-53 BX RC
12/1 vs. Wheaton (Ill.) W, 74-52 BX RC
12/5 at Grand View W, 67-50 BX RC
12/15 vs. UW-River Falls W, 67-62 BX RC
12/28 vs. Amherst L, 62-60 BX
@ Embry-Riddle
12/29 at Kenyon W, 60-58 BX
@ Daytona Beach, FL
1/5 at Buena Vista * • W, 62-50 BX RC
1/9 at Luther * • W, 71-62 BX RC
1/12 vs. Wartburg * • W, 66-57 BX RC
1/16 vs. Loras * • W, 74-54 BX
1/19 at Dubuque * • W, 75-66 BX
1/21 vs. Coe * • W, 58-56 BX
1/23 vs. Central * • W, 73-56 BX
1/26 at Coe * • W, 70-62 BX
1/30 vs. Buena Vista * • W, 76-42 BX RC
2/2 vs. Luther * • W, 85-76 BX RC
2/6 at Wartburg * • W, 67-59 BX RC
2/9 at Loras * • W, 75-62 BX RC
2/13 vs. Dubuque * • L, 72-56 BX RC
2/16 at Central * • W, 70-68 BX RC
2/22 vs. Loras W, 76-68 BX
2/24 vs. Dubuque W, 79-68 BX
3/1 vs. Westminster (Mo.) W, 91-58 BX RC PH
3/2 vs. UW-Stevens Point W, 88-84 BX RC RC
3/8 at UW-Whitewater L, 76-63 BX RC PH PH PH

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 27-3 - Conference: 13-1
1/5 at Buena Vista * • W, 62-50 BX RC
1/9 at Luther * • W, 71-62 BX RC
1/12 vs. Wartburg * • W, 66-57 BX RC
1/16 vs. Loras * • W, 74-54 BX
1/19 at Dubuque * • W, 75-66 BX
1/21 vs. Coe * • W, 58-56 BX
1/23 vs. Central * • W, 73-56 BX
1/26 at Coe * • W, 70-62 BX
1/30 vs. Buena Vista * • W, 76-42 BX RC
2/2 vs. Luther * • W, 85-76 BX RC
2/6 at Wartburg * • W, 67-59 BX RC
2/9 at Loras * • W, 75-62 BX RC
2/13 vs. Dubuque * • L, 72-56 BX RC
2/16 at Central * • W, 70-68 BX RC

(* Conference; • Region)

2012-13

Simpson 13-1 27-3
Wartburg 9-5 16-10
Dubuque 8-6 20-8
Loras 7-7 18-9
Coe 6-8 13-13
Luther 5-9 13-13
Buena Vista 5-9 12-13
Central 3-11 10-15

Past Records

2014-15 (0-0, 0-0 IIAC)
2013-14 (14-12, 9-5 IIAC)
2012-13 (27-3, 13-1 IIAC)
2011-12 (21-7, 13-3 IIAC)
2010-11 (22-7, 14-2 IIAC)
2009-10 (23-6, 13-3 IIAC)
2008-09 (24-4, 14-2 IIAC)
2007-08 (27-3, 15-1 IIAC)
2006-07 (23-7, 12-4 IIAC)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Brian Niemuth
Conference: IIAC

Simpson

Storm

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 1474
Location: Indianola, IA
Colors: Red, Gold
Region: West
Arena: Cowles Fieldhouse (3000)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

March 2, 2013
On to the Sweet 16! Simpson 88, UW-Stevens Point 84
Kate Nielsen scored 22 points to lead four players in double figures as No. 10 Simpson beat No. 18...
March 1, 2013
Storm move on with big win over Westminster
Kate Nielsen scored 28 points and Simpson tied a school record for points in an NCAA Tournament...
February 19, 2013
Simpson's Kate Nielsen named First Team Academic All-American
Simpson women's basketball player Kate Nielsen earned a place on the 2012-13 Capital One Academic...
February 16, 2013
Storm survive scare at Central
Kate Nielsen had another 30-point outburst and the sixth-ranked Simpson women's basketball team won...
February 15, 2013
Storm peak at No. 6/9 in national rankings
Despite suffering its first loss of the conference season on Wednesday, the Simpson women's...
February 13, 2013
Storm's winning streak snapped
Mollie Whiting had 32 points and 10 rebounds and a pesky Dubuque defense held the No. 6 Simpson...
February 9, 2013
Women's wrap: Niemuth wins 500th
Simpson improved to 22-1, while Louisiana College lost its first conference game and Messiah...
February 9, 2013
Niemuth joins 500-win club
A look inside the career of Simpson's legendary head women's basketball coach, Brian Niemuth.
February 9, 2013
Storm top Loras, Niemuth wins 500th game
Kate Nielsen scored 21 points, head coach Brian Niemuth earned career win No. 500 and the Simpson...
February 6, 2013
Storm clinch sixth straight IIAC title
A huge second half from Kate Nielsen helped the Simpson women's basketball team clinch its sixth...
February 2, 2013
Storm beat Luther, win 11th in a row
Kate Nielsen scored 29 points and No. 8 Simpson out-ran Luther in an 85-76 women's basketball win on...
January 30, 2013
Simpson wins big over Buena Vista
Senior Nicole Crisp scored a game-high 15 points, Kate Nielsen recorded her ninth double-double of...
January 24, 2013
A storm of youth getting it done for Simpson
Brian Niemuth has seen plenty of freshmen come through the women's basketball ranks at Simpson. But...
January 12, 2013
Reeves 3s lead Simpson over Wartburg
Kate Nielsen scored 22 points, Kelsie Reeves made a career-high four 3-pointers and the No. 11...
January 9, 2013
Nielsen extends double-double streak in win at Luther
Kate Nielsen had 21 points and 12 rebounds and the No. 11 Simpson women’s basketball team kept...
December 15, 2012
Saturday wrap: Acing their midterms
Off the court, Division III athletes are finishing their first semester exams. On the court, Hope,...
December 15, 2012
Storm prevail in Nielsen's absence
Morgan Terpstra posted a double-double in her first career start, Chelsie Rohrs scored 16 points and...
December 5, 2012
Storm defense suffocates Grand View in 67-50 win
In a battle of ranked foes, the Simpson women's basketball team put forth a stout defensive effort...
December 1, 2012
Storm pass test against Wheaton
The Simpson women's basketball team used a hot second half start and quality senior production in a...
November 28, 2012
Storm recover from early deficit, run away from Iowa Wesleyan
The Simpson women's basketball team faced an early deficit but shook it off en-route to a 72-53 win...
November 24, 2012
Simpson over-matches Northland to remain undefeated
Kate Nielsen led three players in double figures and the Simpson women's basketball team proved to...
November 23, 2012
Storm efficient in win over Gustavus Adolphus
Kate Nielsen came within a rebound of a double-double and the Simpson women's basketball team played...
November 20, 2012
Storm play 'lights out' in win over AIB
Kate Nielsen turned in another big performance and the Simpson defense created 29 turnovers in an...
November 17, 2012
Storm cruise past UW-Eau Claire
Kate Nielsen scored 19 points, Nicole Crisp scored 15 and the Simpson women's basketball team...
November 16, 2012
Nielsen leads Storm in season opening victory
The Simpson women's basketball team started the season off on the right foot Friday night with a...
March 2, 2012
Simpson comeback falls short against UW-Eau Claire
A furious rally in the final minutes came up short as the Simpson women's basketball team lost to...
February 23, 2012
Storm top Wartburg, advance to IIAC Championship game
Stacey Schutjer's left-handed layup helped cap a comeback effort in the final minutes as the...
February 18, 2012
Simpson tops Loras, takes home outright IIAC title
It wasn't always pretty, but the Simpson women's basketball team wrapped up its first outright Iowa...
February 16, 2012
Did you miss Hoopsville?
Big show on Thursday: All three principals in the Cory Weissman story, plus coaches from Lake...
February 15, 2012
Wednesday wrap: Playoffs coming into focus
The conference playoffs are coming into focus with three Great Lakes teams wrapping up home court...
February 15, 2012
Storm clinch conference title, Niemuth earns 300th league win
Kate Nielsen scored a career-high 25 points and the Simpson women's basketball team clinched its...
February 11, 2012
Simpson holds on against Cornell
Kate Nielsen finished a rebound away from her sixth double-double of the season and the Simpson...
February 4, 2012
Simpson handles Luther, wins fourth straight
Stacey Schutjer and Kate Nielsen combined for 32 points as the Simpson women's basketball team...
February 1, 2012
No worries for road warriors
The road was a good place to be for ranked teams, including the Hope and UW-Whitewater men and the...
January 21, 2012
Storm use long ball to hold off Wartburg
After a cold shooting effort in the first half, the Simpson women's basketball team found a rhythm...
January 4, 2012
Storm edged by Coe in early season showdown
Playing without the services of All-American Stacey Schutjer, the Simpson women's basketball team...
December 30, 2011
Nielsen, Storm out-muscle Thomas More 79-66
Kate Nielsen (Urbandale, Iowa) finished off a great tournament with a 21-point, 14-rebound effort...
December 29, 2011
Storm balanced in 94-70 win over Eureka
Kate Nielsen (Urbandale, Iowa) scored 15 points off the bench to lead five players in double figures...
December 17, 2011
Second-half rally pushes River Falls past Storm
Tiffany Gregorich scored a career-high 33 points and No. 14 UW-River Falls pulled away in the second...
December 10, 2011
Storm come from behind to beat Wheaton
Kate Nielsen (Urbandale, Iowa) scored a game-high 15 points in her first start of the season, Jamie...
December 7, 2011
Storm coast past Luther
The Simpson women's basketball team got its offense back on track Wednesday night, cruising to a...
December 3, 2011
Storm falter in road contest at Wartburg
Simpson shot only 28 percent from the field, Stephanie Reiter scored a game-high 17 points and host...
November 30, 2011
Storm beat Cornell in overtime thriller
Despite shooting only 30 percent from the field and losing an 11-point, second half lead, Simpson...
November 26, 2011
Hot start propels Storm over Grand View
Jamie Elbert led a potent 3-point shooting attack and Simpson built a 27-point, halftime lead...
November 25, 2011
Simpson takes home-opener against Carleton
Stacey Schutjer scored 16 of her game-high 18 points in the first half and Simpson led from...
November 19, 2011
Storm rout Bethany Lutheran
Jamie Elbert came off the bench to score a team-high 17 points and Simpson handled Bethany Lutheran...
November 18, 2011
Simpson comeback falls short against River Falls
The Simpson women's basketball team cut a 16-point halftime deficit to five in the second half but...
November 15, 2011
Simpson survives scare in opener
Stacey Schutjer scored a game-high 22 points, Kate Nielsen posted a double-double and Simpson...
July 8, 2011
Super-sized D3hoops.com Classic field set
Come to Las Vegas for the basketball, where there will be 20 teams, with back-to-back days with...
March 5, 2011
Stevens Point tops Simpson in NCAA second round
Ashley Averkamp led six players in double figures and No. 3 UW-Stevens Point beat Simpson 82-75 in...
February 24, 2011
Simpson survives Dubuque, advances to IIAC final
Amy Hamilton scored 13 points and Simpson made 10 of 12 free throws down the stretch to hold off a...
February 16, 2011
Simpson cruises past Buena Vista
Stacey Schutjer and Kate Nielsen combined for 38 points and 17 rebounds as Simpson beat Buena Vista...
February 12, 2011
Simpson stumbles at Wartburg
Maddy Sadeckie and Samantha Harrington combined for 30 points and six 3-pointers and Wartburg came...
February 9, 2011
Simpson returns to winning ways, cruises past Central
Mindy Hutchcroft led five players in double figures and Simpson recovered from its first conference...
February 5, 2011
Coe beats Simpson in key IIAC showdown
Sarah Anciaux scored 15 of her game-high 23 points in the second half and Coe won for the first time...
January 26, 2011
Simpson extends winning streak with last-second win over Loras
Kate Nielsen converted the go-ahead layup in the final minute and Simpson went 4-for-4 from the free...
January 22, 2011
Simpson women roll past Luther in Niemuth's 450th win
Simpson enjoyed its best shooting performance of the season Saturday, helping head coach Brian...
January 17, 2011
Simpson women hold off Buena Vista, run streak to 12
Stacey Schutjer scored 17 of her season-high 23 points in the second half and Simpson held off a...
January 15, 2011
Simpson women beat Luther, move atop conference standings
Stacey Schutjer posted her first double-double of the season and the Simpson defense suffocated...
January 12, 2011
Simpson women blow past Central
Ali Sokol came within two rebounds of a double-double, six Simpson players reached double figures...
December 29, 2010
Simpson tops Dallas at Grand Canyon Classic
Stacey Schutjer, Kate Nielsen and Morgan Terpstra scored 10 points apiece, leading a balanced...
December 18, 2010
Simpson pulls away in second half, tops Bethel
Amy Hamilton scored 16 points on 5 of 7 shooting from beyond the arc and Simpson pulled away in the...
December 8, 2010
Simpson wins battle of IIAC unbeatens
Stacey Schutjer scored 11 of her game-high 19 points in the first half and Simpson rolled to an...
December 1, 2010
Simpson rolls against Dubuque in IIAC opener
Putting up more than 90 points for the second game in a row behind five players in double figures,...
November 27, 2010
Offensive outburst leads Simpson in rout of Iowa Wesleyan
STORM LAKE - Stacey Schutjer led five players in double figures as Simpson rolled to 96-78 win...
November 26, 2010
UW-Stevens Point beats Simpson at Buena Vista Classic
Britta Petersen scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds as UW-Stevens Point beat Simpson, 78-60...
November 15, 2010
Late free throws give Grand View 70-69 win over Simpson in opener
A pair of free throws by Jennifer Jorgensen with five seconds left gave Grand View a 70-69 win...

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