Coyotes fall to Oregon in NCAA Tournament

For the second time in three years, the USD women’s basketball team participated in the NCAA Tournament, and faced a similar result, falling in the first round to a Power 5 Conference opponent. The Coyotes fell to the ACC’s Clemson in 2019 after earned an at-large bid to the tournament. Monday, The eleventh seeded Coyotes […]

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Senior women’s basketball players make decisions on extra year of eligibility

As postseason play approaches for many USD sports, athletes are seniors are pressed with deciding on whether to extend their time at USD an extra year to compete one last season. Two Coyote women’s basketball players announced their plans Monday at USD’s pre-Summit League Tournament press conference. “I mean I have told other people I […]

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USD women’s basketball ready to make tournament run at the Pentagon

Throughout the women’s basketball season, uncertainty loomed. Would the season begin on time? Would they be able to play non-conference games? Would they make it through their conference season? Would an end-of-the-year tournament be possible? The women didn’t let this uncertainty stop them, and instead they took the opportunity to play the 2020-21 season as […]

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The behind the scenes star for the Coyote women

When the Coyotes women’s basketball team starts practice in June and the season runs through April, it can be hard to keep up the energy, but junior Claudia Kunzer finds a way. “I’m just a happy go lucky person,” Kunzer said. “No matter what I’m always going to have a smile on my face. I […]

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The last ones standing: The undefeated Coyote women look for Summit Tournament title

The Coyote women dropped the 2019 Summit League Tournament championship to South Dakota State last March. But this year the No. 17/12 Coyotes know what they’re after and the target that is on their back. “The part our players have and a chance to be a part of in the past is experiencing what it’s […]

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Coyotes cruise past Bison; remain perfect in conference play

The No. 20/15 Coyotes (25-2, 14-0 CONF) extended their winning streak to 14 as they picked up a dominant 96-57 victory over North Dakota State (8-17, 5-8 CONF) inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Thursday. USD held its annual Pink Night and auctioned off four pink jerseys at halftime. All proceeds were donated to […]

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Balancing Act: Nationally ranked basketball, nursing

The Coyote women’s basketball team ranked 16th in the USA Today/Coaches Poll and 21st in the Associated Press Top 25 poll this week, but these student-athletes find time to just be students. Juniors Monica Arens and Claudia Kunzer are nursing majors. Both are hoping to get into the nursing program this month and play vital […]

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