Women's Basketball


    22   Bridget Arens
    Bridget Arens

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Crofton, Neb.

    High School:
    Crofton HS

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    F


    03/10/2014

    Dethroned! Coyotes on to Summit League final

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D.--Polly Harrington made her first seven shots, Nicole Seekamp sank 13 free throws and Bridget Arens contributed 12 points off the bench as South Dakota beat top-seeded South Dakota State, 72-58, in a Summit League Tournament semifinal game at Sioux Falls Arena.

    02/22/2014

    Six score in double figures in win at Western

    MACOMB, Ill.--Nicole Seekamp's 18 points led six South Dakota players in double figures as the Coyotes scored a key road win at Western Illinois 79-76 Saturday at Western Hall. South Dakota (15-12, 6-6 Summit) shrugged off Thursday's loss at Omaha to win for the fourth time in the last five games. The Coyotes stand in a three-way tie with Western Illinois (14-13, 6-6) and Fort Wayne (13-13, 6-6) in the Summit League standings with two games to go.

    02/13/2014

    Second-half run puts Fort Wayne away

    VERMILLION, S.D.--South Dakota scored the first 16 points of the second half and didn't look back in an 84-71 win against Fort Wayne Thursday inside the DakotaDome. The Coyotes (13-11, 4-5 Summit) have won four of their last five. The Mastodons (12-12, 5-5) have lost three of four.

    12/05/2013

    Seekamp flirts with triple-double in win against Utah State

    VERMILLION, S.D.--Nicole Seekamp scored 20 points and had nine assists and Margaret McCloud earned her fifth career double-double to lead South Dakota to an 81-71 win against Utah State Thursday evening inside the DakotaDome. The Coyotes (4-5) improved to 3-0 at home while Utah State (5-2) dropped the first of a four-game road trip.

    03/11/2014

    South Dakota vs. Denver

    South Dakota defeats Denver 82-71 to win the 2014 Summit League Tournament

    03/10/2014

    South Dakota vs. SDSU

    South Dakota vs. SDSU

    2013-14
    Is one of five players who has played in all 32 games this season ... scored 22 of her 136 points in the last two games ... tied her season high with 12 points on 5 of 9 shooting in the Coyotes' Summit League Tournament semifinal win against South Dakota State (3/10) ... had 10 points on 5 of 7 shooting in the championship game against Denver (3/11) ... has four other double-digit scoring performances this season ... shooting percentage of 54.7 percent ranks third to USD's two post players ... ranks fifth on the team in both rebounds (115) and assists (25)

    Prep
    Coming from the same program as Coyote standout Amber Hegge, Arens led Crofton to a Nebraska C2 State Championship in 2012...first-team all-state player in 2012 and 2013...three-year starter and four-year letter-winner...averaged 16.1 points and seven rebounds as a junior...spent the summer before her senior year playing AAU basketball with the Pinnacle Bank Nebraska All-Stars...also played volleyball and ran track at Crofton...Student Council President and National Honor Society secretary.

    Personal
    Daughter of Gary and Joselyn Arens...education major.

    SATURDAY, MARCH 22
    WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
    15 South Dakota (19-14) 62
    2 Stanford (30-3) 81
    Ames, Iowa Box Score
    • NCAA Tournament - 1st round
    • Seekamp: 22 pts (made first six shots)
    • Harrington: 9 pts (4-6 FG), 4 rebs, 3 asts
    • Hemiller, Stewart: 8 pts each
    TUESDAY, MARCH 11
    WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
    6 Denver (9-23) 71
    4 South Dakota (19-13) 82
    Sioux Falls, S.D. Box Score
    • USD: first DI NCAA Tournament App.
    • First NCAA Tourn. since 2008 (Final Four)
    • Selection show: 6 p.m. March 17 (ESPN)
    • Harrington: 16 pts (Tournament MVP)
    • Seekamp: 11 pts (All-Tourney Team)

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