2019-20 UW-Platteville Women's Basketball News

  • Pioneers name athletes of the week
    December 04, 2019
    Rachel Emendorfer - Women's Basketball Justin Stovall - Men's Basketball
  • No. 15 Pioneers suffer first loss to Coe, 62-50
    November 30, 2019
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women's basketball team (5-1) suffered its first loss of the 2019-20 season to Coe College (4-2) on Bo Ryan Court. After winning back-to-back games to two pre-season ranked teams, the Pioneers broke into the D3hoops.com national rankings for the first time in program history. In Saturday's matchup, the Pioneers and Kohawks swapped the lead seven times and saw a combined 38 turnovers.
  • Pioneers name athletes of the week, Domask earns WIAC Kwik Trip honors
    November 26, 2019
    Women's Basketball: Maiah Domask, Men's Basketball: Justin Jarvensivu, Wrestling: Nathan Wynsma
  • Pioneers look to continue hot start
    November 25, 2019
    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville basketball teams are off to a combined 9-0 start and for the first time in the history of d3hoops.com rankings, both teams are simultaneously nationally ranked.   The #15 ranked Pioneer women (5-0) will host Coe College on Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. on Bo Ryan Court.  The #18 ranked men's team  (4-0) will travel to Chicago, Illinois to take on Illinois Tech Nov. 26 at 7 p.m.
  • Coach McNiff on Hoopsville set to air Sunday night
    November 24, 2019
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women's basketball head coach, Kelly McNiff, will be one of Sunday night's guests on Hoopsville. Now in its 17th season, Hoopsville is the only show dedicated to NCAA Division III basketball. Sunday's show, hosted by Dave McHugh, will air from 6-8 p.m. CST on www.d3hoopsville.com.  
  • Pioneers look to stay perfect with two home games.
    November 19, 2019
    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women’s and men’s basketball teams will put their unbeaten records on the line in a pair of home games this week. The women will welcome Wartburg to Bo Ryan court on Nov. 19 for a 7 p.m. tip. The men welcome Concordia Chicago the following night with a 7 p.m. tip.
  • Pioneers name athletes of the week, Shields earns WIAC Kwik Trip honors
    November 19, 2019
    Women's Basketball: Morgan Horstman Men's Basketball: Quentin Shields
  • Pioneers take down No. 4 Wartburg, improve to 5-0
    November 19, 2019
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women's basketball team (5-0) extended its winning streak to five after a 75-65 victory over No. 4 Wartburg (2-1) on Bo Ryan Court.
  • Pioneers defeat No. 18 Chicago 63-53 to remain undefeated
    November 16, 2019
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women's basketball team (4-0) extended its winning streak to four after a 63-53 victory over No. 18 University of Chicago (1-2) on Bo Ryan Court. The Pioneers’ 4-0 start to the season is a first for the program since 1994.
  • Pioneers enjoying the benefits of new Athletic Training Room
    November 15, 2019
    Platteville, Wis.- In January of 2019 the University of Wisconsin-Platteville opened its doors to a state-of-the-art addition of Williams Fieldhouse. Inside the new addition are multi-purpose courts, a walking track, and a vary spacious weight and cardiovascular area. Right off the weight room though, is one the most important thing for the approximately 450 student-athletes, the new athletic training room.
  • Pioneers remain undefeated with 78-29 victory over Fontbonne
    November 15, 2019
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women’s basketball team (3-0) remains undefeated after a 78-29 victory over Fontbonne University (1-2) on Bo Ryan Court. Senior guard Morgan Horstman recorded the Pioneers’ first double-double of the season in Friday night’s win with 15 points and 11 rebounds.
  • Pioneers hosting a pair of Double Headers this weekend
    November 14, 2019
    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville basketball teams will return to Bo Ryan Court at Williams Fieldhouse for a pair of doubleheaders beginning Friday night. The women will play host to Fontbonne Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. and Chicago Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. The men will welcome Viterbo to town on Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. and Washington U. (Mo.) on Nov 16 at 7 p.m.
  • Pioneers name athletes of the week
    November 14, 2019
    Women's Basketball: Maiah Domask Football: Donald Allender, Antonio-Jose Ramos and Samuel Herkert Men's Basketball: Blake McCann Wrestling: Alexander Strueder
  • Pioneers hold on for win over Concordia Wisconsin
    November 12, 2019
    MEQUON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women's basketball team (2-0) held on for its first road win of the season, 75-68, at Concordia University Wisconsin (0-1) Tuesday night. After leading by 20 points earlier in the game, the Pioneers held off the Falcons to the very end as CUW trailed by just one point with 00:47 to go in the game. Senior guard Morgan Horstman hit double digits in the first quarter and finished the night with 26 points. 
  • Pioneers defeat Finlandia 78-44 in season opener
    November 10, 2019
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women’s basketball team opened the 2019-20 season with a 78-44 win over Finlandia University (0-2) on Bo Ryan Court Sunday afternoon. Junior guard Maiah Domask led the way for the Pioneers dishing out 24 points in the home opener while first season head coach, Kelly McNiff recorded her first career victory against the Lions.   
  • Pioneers open Season with a home Double Header
    November 08, 2019
    Platteville, Wis.- The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women’s and men’s basketball team will open up the 2019-20 season on Sunday, Nov. 10 with a double header vs Finlandia. The women will tip at 1 p.m. followed by the men, tipping approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of the women’s game.
  • New Era Takes Pioneers into New Decade
    November 04, 2019
    The 2019-20 University of Wisconsin-Platteville women’s basketball team will look to build off last season’s conference tournament appearance with new faces roaming the sidelines, but many familiar faces on the court. Kelly McNiff joins the Pioneer family as head coach. She comes from UW Oshkosh, where she served as a lead assistant the past six years.
  • Pustina and Heidorf join women’s basketball staff
    August 28, 2019
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – Newly appointed head coach Kelly McNiff has announced the addition Marc Heidorf and Jeff Pustina to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s women’s basketball staff. The two coaches bring a combined 45-plus years coaching experience to the program.
  • McNiff named head women’s basketball coach
    August 07, 2019
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Interim Director of Athletics, Mike Emendorfer, announced Wednesday (August 7, 2019) the appointment of Kelly McNiff as the Pioneers’ head women's basketball coach.