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  • 2014-11-21 Tigers drop conference opener to Peregrine

    Tigers drop conference opener to Peregrine
    Posted: 11/21/2014

    HAMMOND, Ind. - The Olivet Nazarene University women's basketball team put themselves in a hole that they could not dig their way out of on Wednesday, Nov. 12 when they traveled to take on Chicagoland... More

    2014-11-15 Tigers too quick for Lancers

    TigerBall too quick for Lancers
    Posted: 11/18/2014

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. - A young team often means a season of ups and downs; just ask the Olivet Nazarene University women's basketball team. In just five games thus far, the Tigers have shown Head Coach Lauren... More

    2011-11-12 TigerBall picks up win over Missouri Baptist

    TigerBall picks up win over Missouri Baptist
    Posted: 11/13/2014

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. - Freshman Ally Giampapa (Bartlett, Ill.) pumped in a season-high 20 points to help lead the Olivet Nazarene University women's basketball team to a 115-84 over Missouri Baptist University... More

    2014-08-21 Rhodes signs to play TigerBall this fall

    Rhodes signs to play TigerBall this fall
    Posted: 8/21/2014

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Head Coach Lauren Stamatis and Olivet Nazarene University’s women basketball are pleased to announce the addition of Chelsea Rhodes to their team for this upcoming season. Rhodes signed... More

    2014-08-14 TigerBall signs All-American tranfer Hengesbach

    TigerBall signs All-American transfer
    Posted: 8/14/2014

    Olivet Nazarene University head women's basketball coach, Lauren Stamatis, is pleased to announce that Abbey Hengesbach of Westphalia, Michigan has signed her national letter of intent to join the Olivet... More

    2014-08-14 Christian joins TigerBall this fall

    Christian joins TigerBall this fall
    Posted: 8/14/2014

    The Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team would like to welcome Capriana Christian to the TigerBall family for the fall of 2014. Capriana is a 5-8 shooting guard from Vacaville, California. In... More

    2014-05-21 Three-point shooting Losey joins TigerBall

    Three-point shooting Losey joins TigerBall
    Posted: 5/21/2014

    OTTER LAKE, Mich. – North Branch High School standout Rachel Losey has signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball playing career and education at Olivet Nazarene University. Losey, a 5-4... More

    2014-05-21 Denison joins TigerBall for fall of 2014

    Denison joins TigerBall for fall of 2014
    Posted: 5/21/2014

    DEARBORN, Mich. – Head Coach Lauren Stamatis and the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team are pleased to announce the addition of Amelia Denison for the upcoming season. Denison recently... More

    2014-05-20 Schmidt to continue career at Olivet

    Schmidt to continue career at Olivet
    Posted: 5/20/2014

    MAHOMET, Ill. – Mahomet-Seymour High School standout, Maggie Schmidt, has signed a letter of intent to continue her education and playing career at Olivet Nazarene University. Schmidt will join the... More

    2014-05-20 TigerBall adds Lemke for upcoming season

    TigerBall adds Lemke for upcoming season
    Posted: 5/20/2014

    BRILLION, Wis. – Head Coach Lauren Stamatis and the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team is pleased to announce the addition of Brillion High School standout, Tori Lemke to the team for... More

    2014-04-19 Geever named 3rd Team NAIA All-American

    Geever named 3rd Team NAIA All-America
    Posted: 3/20/2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Senior Miranda Geever (Moline, Ill.) was among the 60 student-athletes recognized by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as a 2014 Division II Women’s Basketball All-American... More

    NAIA Scholar Athlete Logo

    Three Tigers named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes
    Posted: 3/17/2014

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Seniors Liz Bart (Cary, Ill.), Miranda Geever (Moline, Ill.) and Taylor Haymes (Wenzville, Mo.) were among 243 student athletes named to the 2013-14 National Association of Intercollegiate... More

    2014-03-13 Go to nationals with Dakota Hack

    Go to nationals with TigerBall's Dakota Hack; We Won!
    Posted: 3/14/2014

    WE WON!!!  WE WON!!!  WE WON!!!  WE MADE IT TO THE SWEET 16!!   We beat Concordia Nebraska 91-86.  It was such a fun game.  Everyone on the team gave 100% the whole time.  We flew to the ball, we trapped, and... More

    2014-03-12 TigerBall advances to round of 16 at NAIA Nationals

    TigerBall advances to round of 16 at NAIA Nationals
    Posted: 3/13/2014

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Sophomore Cortney Allenbaugh (Morton, Ill.) picked the perfect time to bust out a season-high scoring performance. Allenbaugh’s 22 points helped lead the No. 25 Olivet Nazarene University women’s... More

    2014-04-11 Go to nationals with TigerBall's Dakota Hack

    Go to nationals with TigerBall's Dakota Hack
    Posted: 3/11/2014

    The first installment of a blog by junior Dakota Hack as she shares the national tournament experience with #TigerNation.   WE’RE GOING TO NATIONALS!!!... It has been a long, hard season for us Tigerballer’s.... More

    2014-03-07 TigerBall returns to NAIA National Tournament

    TigerBall returns to NAIA National Tournament
    Posted: 3/7/2014

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – The four seniors of the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team will make their fourth trip to the NAIA National Tournament, thanks to a TigerBall version of the Cinderella... More

    2014-03-05 TigerBall adds Gampapa for fall of 2014

    TigerBall adds Giampapa for fall of 2014
    Posted: 3/5/2014

     The Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team is excited to announce the addition of another member to the Tigerball squad for the fall of 2014. Ally Giampapa, a 5-8 point guard from Bartlett,... More

    2014-03-05 Barnes signs to join TigerBall in 2014

    Barnes signs to join TigerBall in 2014
    Posted: 3/5/2014

    Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball is pleased to welcome its newest member, Kaira Barnes of Westland, Mich. for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Barnes, a 5’4 point guard, is a four year varsity... More

    2014-02-12 CCSJ

    Olivet cruises past Calumet St. Joe
    Posted: 2/17/2014

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- After surging past Holy Cross College a few nights ago, Olivet Nazarene University women's basketball team hoped to replicate that same success against Calumet College of St. Joseph... More

    2014-02-11 Geever lands CCAC Player of the Week honors

    Geever lands CCAC Player of the Week honors
    Posted: 2/11/2014

    CHICAGO --- Averaging better than one point for every minute played and both a steal and an assist every three minutes in two conference wins, Olivet Nazarene University's Miranda Geever (Moline, Ill.)... More

    2012-11-24 Tigers fall to Roosevelt

    Tigers fall in shootout with Peregrines
    Posted: 2/3/2014

    HAMMOND, Ind. – Coming off two important wins the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team had some momentum entering their game against No. 21 Purdue University -Calumet on Saturday, Feb. 1.... More

    2012-11-13 Geever recognized by CCAC

    Tigers blow by Trolls
    Posted: 2/3/2014

    Bourbonnais, Ill. — After a great win against Roosevelt University, the Olivet Nazarene University women's basketball team looked to keep foot on the peddle against Trinity Christian College on Thursday,... More

    2014-01-25 Olivet upsets No. 22 Roosevelt in key CCAC match-up

    Olivet upsets No. 22 Roosevelt in key CCAC match-up
    Posted: 1/27/2014

    CHICAGO – Roosevelt University was one of two teams to take down the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team twice last season, the only team to do it in the regular season. The Tigers made... More

    2014-01-18 Cougars too much for Tigers to handle

    Cougars too much for Tigers to handle
    Posted: 1/18/2014

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Coming off of quite possible their best game of the season, the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team felt confident entering their Saturday, Jan 18 match-up with No.... More

    2014-01-11 Adam leads Tigers past Eagles

    Adam leads Tigers past Eagles
    Posted: 1/12/2014

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Senior Malory Adam (Aurora, Ill.) was unstoppable in the opening half of the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball game with Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe... More

    2013-12-31 Olivet splits at Northwood Holiday Classic

    Tigers kick off 2014 with win over Titans
    Posted: 1/9/2014

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Despite being down early in the opening half, the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team came back to take control and return home with a 115-86 win over Indiana University... More

    2013-12-07 Tigers outlast Saints

    Tigers outlast Saints
    Posted: 12/8/2013

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Slow down. That is the approach that Holy Cross College (Ind.) took in their attempt to keep the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team off their game. The strategy managed... More

    2013-12-03 Tigers sneak past Crimson Wave

    Tigers sneak past Crimson Wave
    Posted: 12/5/2013

    WHITING, Ind. – The seniors of the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team led by example in the Tigers 118-107 win over Calumet College of St. Joseph (Ind.) on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Malory Adam... More

    2013-11-13 Tigers rebound with win over Clarke

    Tigers rebound with win over Clarke
    Posted: 11/15/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – You can tell a lot about a team by the way they come back after a loss. The Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team showed their character with a 109-96 win over Clarke... More

    2013-11-02 Olivet struggles in opening tourney

    TigerBall struggles in opening tourney
    Posted: 11/3/2013

    CLINTON, Iowa – The Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team opened up the 2013-14 season at the Ashford Classic, facing off against two teams ranked in the top-15 of the NAIA Preseason Coach... More

    2013-11-01 TigerBall Season Preview

    Tiger Ball 2013-14 Season Preview
    Posted: 11/1/2013

    Once again the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team looks to continue the up-tempo tradition that has been laid before them. This season, it is up to nine returners and eight newcomers... More

    Carter to continue career as Tiger

    Carter to continue career as Tiger
    Posted: 5/10/2013

    PUEBLO, Colo. – Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball is pleased to announce the addition of Holly Carter, a 5-8 point guard, to the Tigerball roster for the 2013-14 season. Carter comes to Olivet... More

    2013-05-07 Tigerball signs New Jersey standout

    Tigerball signs New Jersey standout
    Posted: 5/9/2013

    MONROEVILLE, N.J. – Sarah Kearney, a 6-3 forward/center from Gloucester County Christian School has signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career and her education at Olivet Nazarene University... More

    2013-04-24 Tigerball signs Lumen Christi standout

    Tigerball signs Jackson Community College transfer
    Posted: 4/24/2013

    BOURBONNIS, Ill. – Jayne Stuart, a native of Jackson, Michigan, has signed a letter of intent to continue her playing career as a member of the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team. Stuart... More

    2012-12-18 Wilson repeats as CCAC Player of the Week

    Wilson named NCCAA All-American
    Posted: 3/21/2013

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Sophomore Ashley Wilson (Portage, Mich.) been recognized by the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) as a second team All-American for her efforts in helping to lead... More

    NCCAA

    NCCAA North Central Region recognizes four Tigers
    Posted: 3/11/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Four members of the No. 24 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team were recognized by National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) North Central Region for their... More

    2013-03-06 Early exit from National Tournament for Tigers

    Early exit from National Tournament for Tigers
    Posted: 3/6/2013

     SIOUX CITY, Iowa - The No. 24 Olivet Nazarene Univeristy women's basketball team had hoped to snap out of their recent slump with an upset of No. 10 Concordia University (Mich.) on Wednesday, March 6... More

    2013-02-27 Tigers earn bid to NAIA Nationals

    Tigers earn at-large bid to NAIA Nationals
    Posted: 2/27/2013

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The No. 24 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team was given a new life line when the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) officially released the field... More

    2013-01-07 Tigers take down Trojans

    Three recognized by CCAC; Geever named second team
    Posted: 2/25/2013

    CHICAGO – Junior Miranda Geever (Moline, Ill.) has been selected an All-Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) second team honoree for her efforts in leading the No. 23 Olivet Nazarene University... More

    2013-02-20 Tigers take early exit from CCAC Tournament

    Tigers make early exit from CCAC Tourney
    Posted: 2/21/2013

    HAMMOND, Ind. – It was just one week ago that the No. 23 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team travelled the same path to take on the same team, No. 19 Purdue University-Calumet. That time... More

    2013-02-16 Bart scores 25 to carry Tigers past Saints

    Bart scores 25 to lead Tigers past Saints
    Posted: 2/18/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. –Junior Liz Bart (Cary, Ill.) posted a career-high 25 points to lead the No. 16 Olivet Nazarene University to a 113-102 win over the University of Saint Francis (Ill.) in Chicagoland... More

    Tigers lose important game to Peregrine

    Tigers drop important game to Peregrine
    Posted: 2/15/2013

    HAMMOND, Ind. – The No. 16 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball game entered the game with No. 23 Purdue University-Calumet (Ind.) tied in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC)... More

    2013-02-09 Tigers soar past Eagles

    Tigers soar past Eagles
    Posted: 2/11/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Senior Rachel Kearney (Marion, Iowa) posted a season-high 11 points, while junior Malory Adams (Aurora, Ill.) added a team-high 19 points to help the No. 17 Olivet Nazarene University... More

    2013-02-07 Tigers overcome slow start to take Wave

    Tigers overcome slow start to take Wave
    Posted: 2/7/2013

    WHITING, Ind. – The No. 17 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball brought home a 109-74 win against Calumet College of St. Joseph on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Olivet continued their climb back towards... More

    2013-02-03 Robert Morris no match for Tigers

    Robert Morris no match for Tigers
    Posted: 2/4/2013

     BOURBONNAIS, Ill. –Having dropped three of their last four games, the No. 12 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team needed a big win against Robert Morris University (Ill.) to help get rebuild... More

    2013-01-13 Tigers bring home win

    Tigers bring home a big win
    Posted: 1/28/2013

     PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. - The No. 12 Olivet Nazarene University women’s Tigers Basketball brought home a win on Saturday, Jan. 26 , defeating Trinity Christian College (Ill.) 103-47. The Tigers took a first... More

    2013-01-24 Roosevelt slips past Olivet

    Roosevelt slips past Olivet
    Posted: 1/24/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – It had been three seasons since the No. 12 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team had lost twice in one season to the same Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC)... More

    2013-01-19 Turnover hurt Tigers; Fall to Robert Morris

    Turnovers hurt Tigers; Fall to Robert Morris
    Posted: 1/19/2013

     CHICAGO – One of the basic concepts of basketball is that if you don’t have the ball, you can’t score. The No. 7 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team struggled to hold on to the ball against... More

    2013-01-16 Tigers back to form; Titans no match

    Tigers back in form; Titans no match
    Posted: 1/18/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – It had been a while since the No. 7 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team had played the type of basketball that their national ranking and record alludes to. The Tigers... More

    2013-01-07 Tigers take down Trojans

    Tigers take down Trojans
    Posted: 1/9/2013

     BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – In a game that saw the top and the bottom of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) face-off, the 125-111 final score is a bit deceiving. The No. 6 Olivet Nazarene... More

    2012-12-28 Tigers leave West Coast with split

    Tigers leave West Coast with split
    Posted: 12/31/2012

    LA MIRADA, Cali. – It’s never easy taking a break in the middle of your season, and it’s especially difficult when you run a high-tempo offense like the No. 10 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball... More

    2012-12-18 Olivet soars past Eagles

    Olivet soars past Eagles
    Posted: 12/18/2012

    ELGIN, Ill. – Freshman Krystal James (Rockford, Ill.) had her second career-high performance in a row, this time tallying 19 points against Judson University (Ill.) in Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic... More

    2012-12-18 Wilson repeats as CCAC Player of the Week

    Wilson repeats as CCAC Player of the Week
    Posted: 12/18/2012

    CHICAGO – For the second time in three week, sophomore Ashley Wilson (Portage, Mich.) has been named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Player of the Week, for the week ending Dec.... More

    12-17-12 Tigers Stop Wave

    Tigers stop Wave; Wilson, James have career games
    Posted: 12/17/2012

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – It was a career afternoon for sophomore Ashley Wilson and freshman Krystal James on Saturday, Dec. 15 when the No. 10 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team defeated Calumet... More

    2012-12-07 Wilberforce no match for Olivet

    Wilberforce no match for Olivet
    Posted: 12/8/2012

     BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Sophomore Tai Peachey (Galesburg, Ill.) had a career night to help the No. 12 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team down Wilberforce University (Ohio) on opening night... More

    2012-12-05 Tigers win battle against Titans

    Tigers win battle against Titans
    Posted: 12/5/2012

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – When NCAA DIII defending national champion Illinois Wesleyan University comes to town, you’re guaranteed a fast, physical game and a lot of Titan fans. The No. 12 Olivet Nazarene University... More

    2012-12-04 Wilson recognized by CCAC and NCCAA

    Wilson recognized by CCAC, NCCAA
    Posted: 12/4/2012

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. - Averaging nearly a point per minute and shooting 82.4 percent from the field over two games, Olivet Nazarene University's Ashley Wilson (Portage, Mich.) has been named the Chicagoland... More

    2012-12-01 Olivet holds off Cardinal Stritch

    Olivet holds off Cardinal Stritch
    Posted: 12/1/2012

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Two of the top-20 NAIA Division II women’s basketball teams faced off on Saturday, Dec. 1 with the No. 12 Olivet Nazarene University Tigers holding on for a 90-79 win over No. 16 Cardinal... More

    2012-11-17 Tigers escape with fourth consecutive win

    Tigers dominate Trolls
    Posted: 11/28/2012

     BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – The No. 12 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team made easy work of the visiting Trolls of Trinity Christian College (Ill.) on Wednesday, Nov. 28 defeating them 93-44.... More

    2012-11-24 Tigers fall to Roosevelt

    Tigers fall to Roosevelt
    Posted: 11/26/2012

     Chicago – The Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team had not lost a Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) regular season game since Feb. 15, 2011 when it found itself on the short... More

    2012-11-17 Tigers escape with fourth consecutive win

    Tigers escape with fourth straight win
    Posted: 11/18/2012

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The No. 13 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team pulled out its fourth consecutive win on the season against Indiana University-South Bend on Saturday, Nov. 17, taking... More

    2012-11-14 Tigers hold off Saints

    Tigers hold off Saints
    Posted: 11/15/2012

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – The No. 13 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team learned an important lesson in their game with Holy Cross College on Wednesday, Nov. 14. They learned they need to finish... More

    2012-11-13 Geever recognized by CCAC

    Geever recognized by CCAC
    Posted: 11/14/2012

     CHICAGO ---Two all around perfomance from junior guard Miranda Geever's (Moline, Ill.) for the No. 13 Olivet Nazaerne Univeristy women's basketball team has earned her the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic... More

    2012-11-10 No. 13 Tigers upset No. 6 Cougars

    No. 13 Tigers upset No. 6 Cougars
    Posted: 11/11/2012

     CHICAGO - Despite rolling through the Chciagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) with an undefeated season a year ago, the No. 13 Olivet Nazarene Univeristy women's basketball team found themselves... More

    2012-11-07 Next generation

    The next generation of Tigerball begins
    Posted: 11/8/2012

     DEERFIELD, Ill. – Every season the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team picks a theme to represent their season. This year they chose” The Next Generation”. It represents the change in... More

    2012-11-02 Tigerball puts on a show in opening exhibition

    Tigerball tunes up in opening exhibition
    Posted: 11/2/2012

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – With McHie Arena at near capacity, the No. 13 Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team made quick and easy work of visiting Lincoln Trail College (Ill.) in an exhibition... More

    2012-10-23 NAIA announces pre-season basketball poll, Tigers 13th

    2012-13 Women's Basketball Preview
    Posted: 10/26/2012

     The trajectory for the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team is pointing up. This season, it will be the job of 13 returning players and four incoming freshman to make sure the program continues... More

    2012-09-19 Krassman commits to Olivet

    Krassman commits to Olivet
    Posted: 9/20/2012

     BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Kayla Krassman, a 5-11 forward from Hartford Union High School (Wis.) has committed to continuing her education and playing careers as a member of the Olivet Nazarene University women’s... More

    2012-09-11 Tigerball signs Slinger guard

    Tigerball signs Slinger guard
    Posted: 9/11/2012

     BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Ashley Freeman, a 5-7 guard from Slinger High School in Hartford, Wis. has signed a letter of intent to continue her education and playing career as a member of the Olivet Nazarene... More

    Tigerball's first 2013 signee

    Nicholson becomes Tigerball's first 2013 signee
    Posted: 8/9/2012

     BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Joslyn Nicholson, a 5-foot-10 guard/forward from Cary-Grove High School, became the first 2013 signee for the Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team.   “I chose Olivet... More

    Four Tigers receive NAIA post-season honors
    Posted: 6/24/2012

     KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Danielle Tolbert (Pontiac, Mich.) , Danielle Pipal (Wheaton, Ill.), Rachel Kearney (Marion, Iowa)and Taylor Haymes (Wentzville Mo.), have all earned NAIA postseason honors, announced... More

    Porter steps down as women’s basketball coach
    Posted: 6/24/2012

     Olivet Nazarene University coach Doug Porter thought out a difficult decision.A little ironic, considering his coaching style in the last few years was anything but a “take-your-time” approach.On Monday,... More

    Olivet looks perfect for sharpshooter
    Posted: 6/24/2012

     ROCKTON — Fans of Olivet Nazarene’s women’s basketball team simply refer to the style of basketball their favorite team employs as “TigerBall.”Since adopting the extreme up-tempo style for the 2004-05... More

    Tigerball signs two guards
    Posted: 6/24/2012

     BOURBONNAIS, Ill. - The Olivet Nazarene University women’s basketball team is pleased to announce that Jessica Gerig of Stillman Valley High School (Stillman Valley, Ill.) and Cortney Allenbaugh of Morton... More