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2018-2019 Lady Wildcats

women's team

Row 1: Kayla Boehm
Row 2: Paige Airaudi, Brianna Beilfuss, Meghan McFarlane, Caryn Hamm
Row 3: Asst. Coach Miles Perkins, Greta Strasser, Coach Jake Schmick, Asst.
Coach Randy Howard


Jan. 6th - Fond du Lac (By Coach Jake Schmick)

The UWM at Washington County Wildcats suffered a tough loss to the Falcons of UWO at Fond du Lac County Monday night.  The Wildcats struggled to take the lids of the baskets throughout the entire game.  The smothering Falcons defense created turnovers and tough shots for the Wildcats.  Trailing 44-16 at halftime, the Wildcats came out of the locker rooms with a new energy and a new motto; "LET IT FLY."  The Wildcats did exactly that and started the second half with six quick points.  Unfortunately, that was the only offensive spurt they had, and the shooting struggles continued for UWM at Washington County.  The Falcons one the contest 82-30.

Sammie Brown lead the Wildcats with 11 points.  Brianna Beilfuss added another 10 points including two 3PT makes.  Kayla Boehm lead the team in rebounds with eight, and she also had a game high four blocked shots.

Jan. 5 - Barron (By Caryn Hamm)

The Lady Wildcats came out strong on Saturday January 5th, against UW- Eau Claire at Barron County, at JustAGame fieldhouse. The team worked hard to execute their plays and communicate better. The addition of a seventh player helped the overall energy of the Wildcats gameplay, leaving them with a lead going into halftime. The second half brought new challenges for the Wildcats, integrating a man to man defense into their normal zone defense. By the third quarter, the Wildcats slowed their offense, and focused on execution, they finished the game with a 59-32 win.


Greta Strasser lead the team in scoring with 16 points including three made shots from behind the arc. Kayla Boehm contributed with 13 points and 22 rebounds, and Sammie Brown added another 9 points.

Jan. 4 - Marathon

On Friday morning the Wildcats of UWM at Washington County played the Huskies of UWSP at Marathon County.  The game started with both teams struggling to shoot from the field.  Both teams had open opportunities, but baskets had lids on at the start.  With a Huskies 10-4 advantage in the first quarter, the Wildcats looked to get the offense moving in the second.  Brianna Beilfuss hit two mid-range jumpers to spark the Wildcat defense, but a couple of three pointers from the Huskies game them the 27-14 halftime advantage. After making some adjustments, UWM at Washington County came out determined to win the third quarter. Strong defense and two made three’s propelled the Wildcats to a 15-11 advantage in the quarter, and they cut the lead down to nine. Carrying the momentum into the fourth, the Wildcats cut the lead down to six before the Huskies used a press to break the game open.  The final was 68-38 with the Huskies coming out on top.  


Brianna Beilfuss lead the team in scoring with 11 points in her Wildcat debut.  Greta Strasser added another 10 points.

Dec. 8 - Marshfield (By Audra Brandenburg)

On Saturday the 8th, the UWM at Washington County Wildcats played at home against the Marauders from UW Stevens Point at Marshfield. The lady Wildcats came out on the floor with a lot of energy and were prepared to keep that energy up for the rest of the game. After dominating the court by half- time, Washington County made it a priority to work through their plays. From a few quick passes came a few more open shots. The Marauders put up a good fight but became tired quickly as they were playing with just five. The game ended 73-30 which marks the first win of the season for the Wildcats. 


Kayla Boehm led the Wildcats with 17 points and 17 rebounds. Greta Strasser added another 16 points and shot a scorching 4 for 7 from three point territory.  Sammie Brown contributed with another 15 points, and Audra Brandenburg tallied 12 rebounds to go along with 10 points.

Nov. 28 - Waukesha (By Sammie Brown)

Tonight, the UWM at Washington Wildcats played the UWM at Waukesha County Cougars.  Unfortunately, it did not go the Wildcats way as they suffered the 72-41 loss.  The first half was rough and the went into halftime trailing 40-15.  Though, the team came together in the second half.  The Wildcats had so much energy coming out for the second half. The ladies pulled together and ran plays, and they even ran a new play put in that day.  It turned out to be the best play of the game, and it created the most shots and points for the Wildcats.  If you were in the stands, you could see the team connection getting stronger between each play and each bucket.  


Sammie Brown lead all scorers with her best scoring effort this season.  She scored 17 points and added five rebounds. Greta Strasser added another 11 points, and Kayla Boehm added 7 points and lead the team with 8 rebounds.



Nov.  17 - Marinette

The Lady Wildcats suffered another tough loss on Saturday.  With a strong start to the game, the Wildcats used a tough defense to control a 14-7 deficit after one quarter of play.  UWM-WC held the Buccaneers to 25% shooting  in the first period.  However, the Buccaneers began to find their rhythm, and they shot 50% from the field in route to a 23-9 advantage in the second quarter.  The Wildcats struggled offensively throughout the first half shooting 18% from the field and only two made threes.  The third quarter and second half continued to carry the same narrative. The offensive struggles for UWM-WC continued and the turnovers began to pile up throughout the third quarter.  UW-Green Bay at Marinette controlled the game start to finish and left West Bend with a 76-35 victory.  


Greta Strasser led the Wildcats in scoring with 13 points including three made threes.  Kayla Boehm came one basket short of a double-double with eight points and 12 rebounds. Sammie Brown added another six points to go along with seven rebounds and two steals.


UWM-WC will play after the thanksgiving break on November 28th at home against UWM at Waukesha.

Nov. 10 - Fond Du Lac

The Lady Wildcats began their 2018-19 campaign against UW-Oshkosh at Fond du Lac. It was a tough uphill climb for most of the game as the Wildcats struggled to score throughout.  An early 5-2 lead for the Falcons quickly extended to double digits, and the Wildcats never recovered.  
Despite trailing 51-19 at the half, the Wildcats began to figure it out on the defensive end, and they held the Falcons to just 23 points the entire second half.  However, foul trouble and tired legs helped the Falcons keep the clamps down on the Wildcats offense, and UWO at Fond du Lac left with a 74-28 win over UWM at Washington County.
Sammie Brown led the Wildcats with 13 points , and Greta Strasser added another eight points including two made three’s. 
The Wildcats are back in action next Saturday, November 17th, at home against UW-Green Bay at Marinette with a noon tip-off.

Coach Jacob Schmick, Greta Strasser, Sammie Brown,Brianna Belifuss, Kayla Boehm,
Caryn Hamm, Paige Airaudi, Audra Brandenburg, Asst. Coach Randy Howard

2017 - 2018 Lady Wildcats


Womne's bb team     

Front Row (L to R) Sammi Brown, Marissa Kaul
Back Row (L to R) Meghan MacFarlane, Kaytie Lighthizer,
Coach Jacob Schmick, Coach Kurtis Lam, Audra Brandenburg, Greta Strasser

  Women's basketball

Feb. 10th  UW-Barron  69-30

The Wildcats got back into the win column with a victory Saturday afternoon.  Playing the second game of a back-to-back, the Wildcats showed early fatigued trailing 4-0 to start the game.  However, they quickly turned it around using a 17-0 run, and they carried that lead to a 21-10 advantage at the end of the first quarter.  The second quarter was all UW-Washington County as they outscored UW-Barron 16-8 for the quarter.  The Wildcats went into halftime with a 38-17 lead; their biggest halftime lead all year.  As the second half begun, the hot shooting did not stop.  The Wildcats continued to hit shots from outside adding another three three's in the quarter.  They hit a total of nine three's throughout the game.  The fourth quarter contained more defensive dominance and intensity from the Wildcats.  They allowed only 12 points the entire second half.  In the end, UW-Washington County ended up with the 69-30 victory, and they set season highs for points scored and points allowed.

 Kaytie Lighthizer lead the Wildcats in scoring with 23 points making five 3-point shots.  Meghan MacFarlance added another 13, and Audra Brandenburg added another 12.  The Wildcats had four of their six players score in double digits.

Feb. 9th  UW-Fond du Lac   41-64

It was another tough shooting night for the Wildcats.  Their struggles offensively haunted them most of the game as they lost to UW-Fond du Lac 64-41.  The Falcons held a double digit lead for majority of the first half, and they went into halftime with a 31-20 lead.  However, the Wildcats clawed their way back into the game throughout the third quarter using a quick 6-0 run to cut the deficit.  The Wildcats finally got some shots to fall, and they turned up the defensive pressure holding UW-Fond du Lac to 27% shooting.  UW-Washington County cut the lead 34-39 with two and a half minutes left in the third, but after a Falcon timeout, UW-Fond du Lac regained momentum and opened the lead back up to nine.  They never looked back, and the Falcon's defense proved to be too much for the Wildcats.  The final score was 64-41 with UW-Fond du Lac coming out on top.

 The Wildcats were lead in scoring by Greta Strasser with 13 points.  Marissa Kaul lead the team in rebounding with 10 rebounds, and Meghan MacFarlane lead the defense with two steals and one block.

Feb. 7th  UW-Waukesha  50 - 63

The Wildcats suffered another loss at home on Wednesday night against UW-Waukesha.  The game started with both teams struggling to score the ball.  Throughout the first quarter, both teams shot below 30%, and UW-Waukesha held a slim lead of 13-9.  The scoring opened up a little more in the second quarter as both teams started to get to the free throw line.  However, the cougars still held a lead at halftime with a score of 31-24.  At the start of the third quarter, UW-Waukesha went on a quick 7-0 run, and they jumped out to a 38-24 lead.  Eventually, the lead stretched to 15 points for the Cougars, and they led 52-37.  The Wildcats were not done though.  After trading baskets early on in the 4th quarter, the Wildcats started to heat up from the field shooting just under 50%.  Then, using a 6- run of their own, the Wildcats cut the lead into single digits.  However, the Cougars regained momentum and finished the game strong to seal the Victory.  The final score was 63-50.

 Meghan MacFarlane lead the Wildcats in scoring with 16 points including three three's.  The Wildcats rebounded the ball well tonight with three players in double digits.  Audra Brandenburg lead the way with 12 rebounds.  Marissa Kaul and Sammie Brown also contributed with 10 rebounds each.  Audra also lead the team with four steals, and Marissa Kaul had an additional three steals.

Feb. 5th  UW-Marathon  55 - 122

The Wildcats suffered another tough loss against the undefeated Marathon Huskies.  The game started off with both teams exchanging baskets.  The Wildcats actually lead 13-12 halfway through the third until the Huskies went on a devastating 26-6 run.  As the Huskies continued to press, the Wildcats continued to struggle and lose the turnover battle.  However, when they broke the press, the Wildcats shot 66% from the field and 40% from three.  Yet, the hot shooting was not enough and UWM at Washington County trailed 39-18 after one.  The second quarter brought more of the same struggles for Washington County as they still struggled to control the ball.  The hot shooting continued, but their three point shots fell to 20% only making one three in the second quarter.  The Wildcats went into halftime trailing 68-29.  UW-Marathon continued to control the game throughout the entire second half.  The Wildcats managed to continue to shoot well and even made six three's in the second half.  In the end, the turnovers were too much to overcome, and UW-Washington county fell to the Huskies 122-55.

 Meghan MacFarlane lead the Wildcats with 15 points including three three's.  She also contributed on defense with a season high three blocks and a steal.  Greta Strasser also added 12 points with all her points coming off of made three's.  

Feb. 3rd  UW-Marinette  54-86

The Wildcats suffered a tough loss against the Buccaneers of UW-Marinette Saturday afternoon.  The game started with both teams trading baskets back and forth until halfway through the first quarter.  Then, the Buccaneers finished the quarter on a 18-5 run, and they took a 30-15 lead into the second quarter.  The narrative did not change for the Wildcats in the second quarter as they continued to struggle to shoot.  Despite making five threes in the first half, UW-Washington County went into halftime trailing 44-27.  UW-Marinette's size inside continued to wear on the Wildcats for the majority of the second half.  However, the threes continued to fall for the Wildcats throughout the second half, as they made another five threes.  In the end, the Buccaneers were too much, and they defeated the Wildcats 86-54.  

 Meghan MacFarlane lead the Wildcats in scoring with 19 points and five made threes.  Greta Strasser added another 13 points, and she had five assists and three steals as well.  Kaytie Lighthizer also passed the ball well, and had another five assists. Sammie Brown crashed the boards recording six offensive rebounds and 11 total rebounds.

The Wildcats have their next game at home on Monday against UW-Marathon.

Jan. 24th  UW-Manitowoc  61 - 67

The Wildcats suffered a tough loss on Wednesday night at home.  After a low scoring first quarter, the Wildcats overcame a three point deficit and went into halftime leading by one point.  The Wildcats were shooting a season high 50% from behind the arc for any half this season.  However, the Wildcats began to cool off during the third quarter where they shot under 25%, and they also committed six turnovers to add to the struggles.  The Blue Devils gave themselves some room taking a 10 point lead into the final quarter.  The Wildcats had one more one in them though, and that run came halfway through the 4th quarter.  An exciting 8-0 brought UWM at Washington Countywithin two points with one minute and thirty seconds left to play.  Unfortunately, the comeback just wasn't enough, and the Blue Devils regained controlled and won 67-61. 

 The Wildcats were lead in scoring with 19 points by Marissa Kaul and 15 points by Greta Strasser.  Sammie Brown added an additional 10 points and also had 6 assists.  Marissa Kaul had a second straight double-double adding 13 rebounds to her 19 points, and Meghan MacFarlane lead the team defensively with two blocks.

 The Wildcats return to play on Feb. 3rd at UW-Marinette.

Jan. 13th  UW-Marathon  40 -112

The UW-Washington Wildcats traveled up to Wausau to take on the UW-Marathon Huskies.  The game started slow as both teams shot poorly from the field.  With five minutes left to play in the first quarter, the score sat at 7-2 with the huskies leading.  Then, turnovers started to accumulate for the Wildcats, and the Huskies press started to wear them down.  The Wildcats trailed 30-5 at the end of the first.  The second quarter followed the same script as the Wildcats struggled to find any rhythm on defense and shot 19% from the field.  However, they found some open looks in the second half, and they shot a better 35% from the field including 33% from the three point line.  However, the Huskies were too much and the final score was UW-Marathon 112, UW-Washington County 40. 

 Marissa led the way for the Wildcats with a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds.  Meghan MacFarlane added 12 points on 4 of 7 from the three point line, and Greta Strasser added to the rebounding total with 7 total rebounds. 

 The Wildcats are back in action on January 24th at home against UW-Manitowoc.

Dec. 13th  UW-Waukesha  61 - 91

It was a tough night for the UW-WC Wildcats as they traveled through the snow to visit UW-Waukesha.  The game started out strong for the Wildcats as they took a 19-17 lead into the second quarter.  However, the Wildcats went cold from the field in the second quarter, and they went into the locker room at half trailing 38-25.  The start of the third quarter saw the Cougars lead grow as they jumped right out to a 41-25 lead and the Wildcats never recovered.  Eventually, the Cougars were too much and the Wildcats fell 91-61.  

 The Wildcats were lead in scoring by Marissa Kaul with 18 points (season high) and Sammie Brown with 14 points.  Kaytie Lighthizer also contributed 9 points with every basket coming from behind the arc.  The Wildcats are off for the Holidays resuming play on December 30th at UW-Marathon. 

Dec. 9th  UW-Marinette  64 - 61

The Wildcats squeaked out an exciting victory on Saturday afternoon against UW-Marinette.  The Wildcats used a strong first quarter to jump out to a 20-15 lead early on.  Meghan MacFarlane propelled the hot start by making three straight three point shots during the quarter.  She would finish the game 4 for 5 from downtown.  A strong second quarter helped the Wildcats maintain their lead going into halftime with a 33-29 advantage. They were able to keep the hot shooting going the whole first half by shooting 50% from the field.  It was their best shooting half so far in this young season.  The Wildcats did not let down coming out of the locker at half.  At one point, they held a 12 point lead midway through the 3rd quarter.  However, the Buccaneers continued to battle and climbed their way back into the game.  Paige Reiswitz had made three straight mid-range shots to cut into the Wildcat lead.  With under four minutes to play, UWM at Washington County clung onto a five point lead.  At that point, they never looked back and closed out the game with made free throws from Sammie Brown and Meghan MacFarlane.  The final score was Wildcats 64 and the Buccaneers 61.  UWM at Washington County is on the road next to face UW-Waukesha on Wednesday, December 13th at Waukesha.

 Meghan MacFarlane led the Wildcats in scoring again with 17 points.  She also tallied three assists.  Marissa Kaul finished with a season high 15 points, and Sammie Brown also contributed 15 points.  Both girls had 4 assists a piece as well.  Kaytie Lighthizer lead the team in rebounding with 12 total rebounds.  The Wildcats shot 52% from the field and 35% from outside the three.  They also tallied 19 team assists and forced 15 turnovers.  The Wildcats also held the Buccaneers to 31% shooting from the field and 12% from three.

Dec. 1st  UW-Fond du Lac 39-59

The Wildcats suffered a tough loss Friday night against the Falcons of UW-Fond du Lac.  The Falcons started the game on a 10-0 run, and finished the quarter leading 16-8.  The Wildcats cut the deficit to six early in the second quarter using back-to-back three's by MacFarlane.  However, the Falcons reclaimed a double digit lead heading into halftime with a 32-20 lead.  The Falcons controlled most of the second half as the Wildcats struggled with turnovers throughout the third and fourth quarters.  In the end, the Falcons overpowered the Wildcats en route to a 59-39 win.  The Wildcats were lead in scoring by Meghan MacFarlane and Sammie Brown with 11 points each.  Marissa Kaul added eight points as well.

Nov. 18th  UW-Marshfield  49 - 39

The Wildcats picked up a win in their first game of the season.  After struggling offensively throughout the first half, the Wildcats expanded a 21-17 halftime lead to 12 points by the end of the third quarter.  Shortly into the fourth quarter, the Wildcats saw their lead dwindle to six, shooting only 26% from the field in the quarter.  However, they used a strong finish to seal the win and come out victorious.  The Wildcats were led in scoring by Meghan MacFarlane with 14 points and Marissa Kaul with 10 points.  Sammie Brown was one point away from a double double with nine points and 14 rebounds.  Greta Strasser led the team in steals with six steals.  The Wildcats take the court again on Dec.1 as they visit UW-Fond du Lac. 



2016 - 2017 Lady Wildcats
WCC All-Conference Team

Megan Breuer - First Team 

Kimberly Zimmel - Honorable Mention

Spring - 2017

team 2017








Front Row L to R: Coach Jacob Schmick
Middle Row L to R: Kimberly Zimmel, Megan Breuer
Back Row L to R: Kaytie Lighthizer, Marissa Kaul, Ciara Dricken, Holly Hamm

Fall - 2016

WBB - 2016








Front Row L to R: Megan Breuer, Kassi Uselding, Ciara Dricken, Kassi Uselding, Ciara Dricken
Middle Row L to R: Kimberly Zimmel, Marissa Kaul
Back Row L to R: Holly Hamm, Coach Jacob Schmick, Kaytie Lighthizer

Season 2016 - 2017 Stats

March 12 - All-Star Game

In the Women’s all-star game, the Red team outscored the Blue team 78-40.   Megan Breuer of UW-Washington County had a sensational game for the Red team as she registered a game-high in both rebounds and steals with 9 and 5 respectively.  Breuer also scored 8 points while dishing out 4 assists.

February 25 - UW-Marinette
WCC State Tournament - Semi-Finals

The Wildcats lost a tough game against the Lady Buccaneers on Saturday night.  It was game two on the Women's side of the state tournament bracket.  The game started off with both teams struggling to score.  However, UW-Marinette began to find their rhythm and took a 24-15 lead into quarter two.  The Wildcats would fight back and were trailing by eight points going into halftime.  They were able to utilize the free throw line for 10 easy points, shooting 10 of 14 from the line.  The Wildcats cut the lead to four points early in the second half, and the two teams continued to battle throughout.  The Wildcats were able to contain UW-Marinette's, Tori Wangerin, to just 14 points and 12 rebounds throughout the night.  This helped the Wildcats cut the lead to six heading into the fourth.  For most of the fourth quarter, the Lady Buccaneers controlled the tempo and the game.  Every time the Wildcats made a run or a shot, the Buccaneers answered right back.  They even extended their lead to nine with just over two minutes to play.  Then, UW-Washington County went on their run.  They forced a couple turnovers and hit big shots to cut the lead down to four.  Megan Breuer, who lead the team with 24 points, had a couple baskets in the lane to spark the run.  Eventually, the lead was too much to overcome and the Buccaneers won the game 86-78.  Kim Zimmel added to the scoring with 18 points and 9 rebounds.  Ciara Dricken added 16 points and 2 steals, and Holly Hamm added another 14 points and 6 rebounds.  The Wildcats scored their second-most points in a game this season, and they also shot a season-high 45% from the field.  The Wildcats are proud of the way they finished their season, and they want to say thank you to everybody that supported them.  They appreciated every single person that came and cheered us on this season.  Once again, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you.

February 18 - UW-Waukesha
WCC State Tournament - Quarter Finals

Today, the Wildcats took on the Cougars of UW-Waukesha in a WCC Quarter finals match-up.  The game was a defensive struggle from start to finish.  The first quarter posted a score of 13-11 with the Cougars leading the Wildcats.  Then, The Cougars also lead 24-22 heading into halftime.  Both teams struggled to shoot from the field.  At the start of the second half, the Cougars began to open up a lead and started the half on a 5-0 run.  However, the Wildcats responded with a run of their own, and the teams continued to trade punches.  Halfway through the 4th quarter, UW-Waukesha opened an 11-point lead and seemed to be in control.  Then, Holly Hamm went on a personal 6-0 run with three straight baskets to get the Wildcats back in the game.  Trailing 49-43 late in the third, the Wildcats began to lock down on defense and shot 5 of 7, including their final four, free throws to take the lead and seal the game.  The final score was UW-Washington winning 55-52 over the Cougars.  Ciara Dricken led the Wildcats with 17 points, and Megan Breuer also added another 15.  The Wildcats advance to the State Tournament next week Saturday at Just A Game Complex in the Wisconsin Dells.  We will play UW-Marinette at 8:00 p.m. at Just A Game in Wisconsin Dells.

February 3 - Fox Valley Tech

The Wildcats lost a tough one tonight against Fox Valley Tech 72-52.  The Wildcats battled tough throughout the night getting the lead down to just six halfway through the third.  However, they were playing from behind all night, and it eventually caught up to the Wildcats in the fourth quarter as the lead grew to double digits.  Washington County couldn't buy a basket as they shot just 27% from the field.  However, they held the Foxes to just 34% including only 24% from the field.  The Foxes also had a 63 to 40 rebounding advantage that led to easy second-chance opportunities.  Megan Breuer led the Wildcats for the second straight game with 24 points.  Ciara Dricken added an additional 17 points by shooting 5/6 from the free throw line.  Kim Zimmel led the team with 10 rebounds and dished out four assists.  

February 1 - UW-Waukesha

The Wildcats lost a tough game against UW-Waukesha 82-70 Wednesday night.  The Wildcats closed the second quarter strong with a 6-0 spurt, including a shot that fell right before the buzzer, to close within four points.  The took the momentum into the third quarter and led 46-44 shortly into the third.  The teams continue to battle back and fourth trading baskets throughout the second half.  However, the Wildcats just couldn't keep up in the fourth quarter.  Late in the fourth, Waukesha used a 7-0 run, including two three's, to open up the game and gain a 69-62 lead.  After that, they never looked back.   The Wildcats were led by Megan Breuer with 31 points and Ciara Dricken added another 15.  Kim Zimmel and Marissa Kaul also had 10 a piece.  The Wildcats continue their play on the road Friday against Fox Valley Tech. 

January 30 - UW-Manitowoc

The Wildcats battled against UW-Manitowoc on a snowy Monday night.  The Wildcats trailed 20-18 going into halftime, but used an aggressive defense to regain the lead in the third quarter.  As a team, they had 15 total steals and forced 25 turnovers.  As the teams went back and fourth during the fourth quarter, Kim Zimmel hit a three pointer to tie the game at 40.  After that the Wildcats never looked back and went 5/6 from the free throw line to seal the win.  Kim led the way with 17 points and Marissa scored a season high 12.  Megan Breuer led the way on defense with five steals.  Washington County plays next on Wednesday at UW-Waukesha.

January 25 - UW-Fond du Lac

The Wildcats suffered another tough loss on Wednesday night.  UW-Fond du Lac used a dominant fourth quarter en route to a 72-47 victory.  The Wildcats were held to just 26% from the field and turned the ball over 17 times.  They also only had seven team assists on 17 made baskets.  Megan Breuer led the Wildcats again with 15 points.  Kim Zimmel added another 12 points, and Kaytie Lighthizer grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds.  The Wildcats had 17 total offensive rebounds.  They continue conference play on Monday at UW-Manitowoc. 

January 21 - UW-Marinette

The Wildcats suffered a devastating defeat Saturday to UW-Marinette.  The Buccaneers used 23 offensive rebounds to propel them to an 83-57 win.  The Wildcats defense forced 21 turnovers, but ultimately their offensive struggles hurting them in the end, shooting only 28% from the field.  Kim Zimmel led the way for the Wildcats with 20 points, 11 rebounds, and six steals.  Megan Breuer also added 19 points shooting 4 for 7 from three-point range.  The Wildcats look to bounce back Wednesday at home against UW-Fond Du Lac.

January 18 - UW-Rock

The Wildcats picked up their fourth conference win tonight with a victory of UW-Rock.  Both teams were tied 33-33 at half-time, and UW-Rock took a five-point lead into the fourth quarter.  Then the Wildcats exploded for 30 points in the fourth quarter and held the Rattlers to 13 points.  Washington County used a 58-42 rebounding advantage and 20 team assists to propel the winning effort.  Megan Breuer led the way in points with 34.  Kim Zimmel finished 2 assists shy of a triple-double with 12 points, 11 rebounds, and 8 assists.  Marissa Kaul added eight points and grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds.  The Wildcats continue conference play Saturday at home against UW-Marinette.

January 13 - UW-Marathon

The Wildcats played host to UW-Marathon.  Both teams started the game with some back and forth play.  By the end of the first, both teams settled in and UW-Marathon led 18-13.  As the game continued, UW-Marathon to increase their lead.  They lead the Wildcats 35-20 at the half.  Eventually, UW-Marathon would push their lead to 35, and the won with a final score or 74-42.  The Wildcats struggled to shoot the ball all night finishing the game at 27% from the field.  They were out-rebounded 52-22 and only got to the line three times.  However, the Wildcats did force 17 turnovers and had 9 steals.  Washington County was led tonight by Megan Breuer and Ciara Dricken.  Each had 11 points.  Kim Zimmel led the team with five assists, and Kaytie Lighthizer led the team with three steals.  The Wildcats next game is away versus UW-Rock on Wednesday.

January 4 - Wisconsin Lutheran College

On Wednesday, January 4th, the Wildcats traveled down to Wisconsin Lutheran College to compete in a reserve game.  The Wildcats started off the game strong going into the half down 29-27.  Their defense forced the Warriors to shoot a poor percentage from the field, especially from downtown.  Their transition defense also remained strong as the Wildcats did not give up any fast-break points in the first half.  In the second half, the game started to get away from Washington County.  The Warriors opened the half on a 6-0 run and the Wildcats never recovered.  Turnovers and missed shots plagued the Wildcats offense and led to easy Warrior points at the other end.  The final score was 64-42.  The Wildcats play next on January 13th against UW-Marathon.  A rematch from their first game this season.

December 7 - UW-Rock

The Wildcats were able to overcome another sluggish start to defeat UW-Rock 68-38.  They used a 22-2 run in the third quarter to break the game open.  The team played good defense with very few fouls, and they forced 21 turnovers. The Wildcats also used a 49-35 rebound advantage, including 15 offensive rebounds, to create easy points. Kassi Uselding was the leading scorer with a season high of 36 points. She also had 16 rebounds. Megan Kassi Uselding was the leading scorer with a season high of 36 points. She also had 16 rebounds. Megan Breuer was the second highest scorer with 14 points, and Kim Zimmel had a career high of 11 rebounds. 

December 5 - UW-Waukesha

The Wildcats lost a tough one against UW-Waukesha.  They started the game with a 6-0 run but quickly trailed 18-10 by the end of the first quarter.  The Wildcats struggled to stop the fast break by the Cougars and gave up 10 three-pointers throughout the game.  As the Wildcat offense struggled to score, they were still led by Kassi Uselding with 13 points.  Kim Zimmel also contributed with 11 points.  Kim also led the team with three steals and six assists, and Kassi added three blocks during the game.  

November 30 vs UW-Manitowoc

The Wildcats overcame a slow-starting first half to defeat UW-Manitowoc 72-48.  They used a 6-0 run to start the second half to separate themselves in the game.  The Wildcats had a 45-37 rebounding advantage and 14-second chance points to create easy baskets for the offense.  Kassi Uselding had another double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds.  Megan Kassi Uselding had another double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds.  Megan Breuer added 16 points and 7 assists, and Holly Hamm became a third scoring option with 14 points and 7 rebounds.  The team finished the game with a 22-8 advantage in the forth quarter.  They look to continue the momentum into their game next Monday against UW-Waukesha.

November 28 vs UW-Fox Valley

The Wildcats defeated UW-Fox Valley 82-35 for their first victory of the season.  They came out strong jumping out to a 25-7 lead after the first quarter.  The Wildcats used their defense to force 27 turnovers and capitalized on the opportunities with 23 points off of the turnovers.  Kassi Uselding led the team in scoring again with 27 points and came up one rebound short of another double-double.  Megan Kassi Uselding led the team in scoring again with 27 points and came up one rebound short of another double-double.  Megan Breuer added an additional 23 points, and the Wildcats had two more girls score in double figures.  Kim Zimmel led the defense with eight steals in the game.  The Wildcats play their next game at home against UW-Manitowoc.  

November 16  vs UW-Fond du Lac

The Lady Wildcats lost 64-61 in a tough overtime game. Kassi Uselding hit a three to tie the game with 10 seconds left on the clock.  We were down by two heading into halftime and made up the deficit to send it into OT.  In overtime, they outscored us 10-7 and made some free throws down the stretch.  Kassi Uselding was our leading scorer with 22 points.  She also contributed 11 rebounds.  Megan Kassi Uselding hit a three to tie the game with 10 seconds left on the clock.  We were down by two heading into halftime and made up the deficit to send it into OT.  In overtime, they outscored us 10-7 and made some free throws down the stretch.  Kassi Uselding was our leading scorer with 22 points.  She also contributed 11 rebounds.  Megan Breuer also added 19 points.  We out rebounded them 52-44 but turned the ball over 18 times giving them some fast break opportunities.  Our next game is November 28th at home against UW-Fox Valley at home with a 5:30 p.m. start time.

November 14 vs UW-Fox Valley Tech

The UW-Washington County Lady Wildcats suffered a disappointing loss on Monday against the UW-Fox Valley Tech Foxes 55 - 67. During the game, the Wildcats struggled with turnovers, while the Foxes were successful from beyond the arc. The Wildcats came out strong in the second half with an 8-0 run to make it a 5-point game. Megan Breuer was the leading scorer for the Wildcats, with 26 points, and Kassi Uselding contributed with an impressive double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds. The next game for the Wildcats will be Wednesday 11/16, at UW-Fond Du Lac. Kassi Uselding contributed with an impressive double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds. The next game for the Wildcats will be Wednesday 11/16, at UW-Fond Du Lac. 


2014-2015 Season

WCC All-Conference Team

 All-Conference Team

Katelynn Laatsch (Honorable Mention)

2012/13 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team

2013 women's basketball team photo

Front row, L to R: Renee Valdez, Cari Krell, Amanda Pierce, Emmy Rostagno
Back row, L to R: Assistant Coach Lee Hovorka, Abby Hovorka (Student Assistant), Whitney Bastian, Hannah Hovorka, Keishla Cruz, Coach Jim Hovorka
Not Pictured: Mallory Lueck

WCC 2012 All-Conference Awards

women's basketball award winners with coach

Abby Hovorka, WCC All-Conference Second Team
Anna Steil, WCC All-Conference HM, East All-Conference Game MVP and 3 Pt. Runner Up

2011/12 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team

2012-13 team pic

Front Row (l-r) Amanda Pierce, Hannah Hovorka, Abby Hovorka, Kayla Schwartz, Brianna Halfmann

Back Row (l-r) Theresa Ratzel, Missy Beutow, Cari Krell, Ashley Langenecker. Anna Steil, Jenny Ritterbuach 

women's basketball team photo 2012

Front row (l-r): Jenny Ritterbusch, Anna Steil, Cari Krell, Brianna Halfmann, Amanda Pierce
Back row (l-r): Theresa Ratzel, Abby Hovorka, Hannah Hovorka, Kayla Schwartz

2010/11 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team

women's basketball team photo 2010

2009/10 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team

women's basketball team photo 2009-10

Front row (l-r): Peggy Roos, Eliana Porchia
Back row (l-r): Hannah Hemauer, Ashley Schroedel, Brittni Hayes, Gina Johnson, Brandi Wagner, Lindsey Church

2008/09 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team

women's basketball team photo 2008-09

Front row (l-r): Janelle Haas, Nicole Polahar, Dana Konop, Lindsey Church, Caity Ady
Back row (l-r): Kristen Kachelmeier, Abby Hartwig, Coach Chris Barber, Sam Droese

2007/08 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team

women's basketball team photo 2007-08 casual

Bottom Row: Janelle Haas, Mary Gunst, Megan Giersch, Kari Lovering
Middle Row: Abby Hartwig, Coach Debbie Butschlick, Caity Ade
Top Row: Kristen Kachelmeier, Nicole Polahar

women's basketball team photo 2007-08 silly pose

Back Row: Mary Gunst, Megan Giersch, Janelle Haas
Middle Row: Nicole Polahar, Caity Ade, Abby Schleif, Kari Lovering
Front: Kristen Kachelmeier

2006/07 Lady Wildcats Basketball Team

women's basketball team photo 2006-07

Bottom row (l-r): Jenna Diehl, Abby Schleif
Middle Row (l-r): Erika Nonhof, Jess Tock, Dana Konop 
Top Row (l-r): Asst. Coach Marcia Thull, Michelle Monroe, Amber Held, Head Coach Russell Thull, Megan Giersch, Sarah Kaul, Asst. Coach Tressie Okrasinski

UW-WC women's basketball team and coaches


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