While most of our athletes "go pro in something other than sports," a few make the jump to a professional basketball career. Olivia Lett and Aaron Toomey join us on this month's podcast to talk about their journey from D3 player to pro player to D3 coach.
Millikin University Head Women’s Basketball Coach Lori Kerans and the six Big Blue seniors closed out their careers in style with an 85-66 win over North Park University on February 20 in front of a packed Griswold Center in Decatur, Illinois.
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The Millikin University women’s basketball team lost to #8 Washington University-St. Louis 58-43 at the Griswold Center in Decatur, Illinois on December 12. The Bears are now 8-1 while Millikin goes to 4-4 on the season.
The Millikin women’s basketball team lost to Greenville College 77-64 in the CCIW vs. SLAIC Challenge in Greenville, Illinois on November 21.
After opening the 2015-16 season with two wins, the Millikin women’s basketball team lost to Westminster College 78-74 in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) vs. St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Challenge played at Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois on November 20. Millikin is now 2-1 on the season while Westminster goes to 1-1.
The Millikin women's basketball team lost 72-49 at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois on January 31. The win allowed the Bluejays to move past Millikin in the CCIW standings. Elmhurst is now 12-8, 5-4 while Millikin goes to 13-7, 4-5.
The Millikin women’s basketball team’s upset bid against #21 North Central College fell just short as the Big Blue lost 80-76 on January 28 at the Griswold Center in Decatur, Illinois. North Central improves to 18-1, 7-1 while Millikin drops to 13-6, 4-4.
The Millikin women’s basketball team picked up an important CCIW win 85-80 over Illinois Wesleyan University on Jan. 14 at the Griswold Center in Decatur, Illinois. Millikin improves to 11-4 overall and 2-2 in conference play. Illinois Wesleyan falls to 6-9, 0-4. The Big Blue win snapped a 16 game Titans winning streak in the series between the two rivals.
The Millikin women's basketball team rallied twice in the second half to win 69-66 at North Park University in Chicago. The game was the conference opener for both teams with Millikin improving to 10-2, 1-0 while North Park goes to 8-4, 0-1.
The Millikin women's basketball rolled to a 93-61 win at Fontbonne University on Dec. 6 in St. Louis for its sixth straight victory. Millikin is now 6-1 on season and off to the program's best start since the 2005-06 season. Fontbonne is now 3-3.
The Millikin women’s basketball team rolled to an 80-38 victory over Principia College on November 25 in the Griswold Center in Decatur, Illinois. Millikin is now 4-1 on the season while Principia goes to 2-1.