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.
VERMILLION, S.D.--A 27-5 run midway through the second-half helped McNeese State turn a 45-33 deficit into a 58-50 lead as they defeated South Dakota 71-63 in the WBI semifinals at the DakotaDome. The Coyotes held a 36-28 halftime lead but made just 6 of 28 second-half shots in the loss.
VERMILLION, S.D. - With a WBI championship berth at stake, the South Dakota women will host McNeese State in a semifinal matchup at the DakotaDome on Thursday night at 7 p.m. Pregame with R.J. Pattison will start at 6:30 p.m. and can be heard on 106.3 KVHT.
VERMILLION, S.D.--South Dakota women's basketball hosts a WBI semifinal match up with McNeese State, track and field competes at the Texas Relays and Razorback Spring Invitational and women's tennis opens Summit League play this week in Coyotes athletics.
2012-13 Started all 35 games... finished season with 520 points, which is seventh most in a single season in program history... named Summit League Tournament MVP after averaging 20.7 points and 5.3 rebounds during the USD's finals run... Honorable Mention All-Summit League, named to All-Newcomer Team... averaged 14.9 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game... had seven 20-plus scoring games, 27 double-digit scoring games... season-high of 33 points against Utah State in the first round of the WBI Tournament (03/21/13).
2011-12 Sat out as a redshirt...will have three years of eligiblity remaining at USD.
Prep Captained the South Australia team in the U20 Championships and averaged 12.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 6.1 assists per game in Feb. 2011...in 2010, she also led the Australian U19 Women's Team, the Gems, and averaged 18.5 points per game in two tournaments as the team's starting point guard...the U19 team captured the world championship...has been a member of the Adelaide Link Lightning of the Women's National Basketball League (Australia) since 2010...participated in the Australia Youth Olympic Festival in 2009 and represented Australia in the FIBA Oceania Tournament as well...also earned the Bob Staunton Scholarship Award in 2009 at the Australian Institute of Sport...in April 2009, Seekamp represented South Australia in the U18 Australia Championships, where she averaged 14 points, six rebounds and six assists per game...participated in her prep career at Brighton Secondary School, graduating in Dec. 2009.
Personal Daughter of Frosty and Charmaine Seekamp...Psychology major with a minor in Coaching.
Career Highs Points: 33 at Utah State (03/21/13) Rebounds: 8 at Utah State (12/20/12) Assists: 9 vs. IUPUI (02/21/13) FG: 11 at Utah State (03/21/13) 3-pt: 4 2x, last at Utah State (03/21/13) Steals: 6 at North Dakota State (01/03/13) Blocks: 2 vs. Omaha (12/30/12) Double-digit games: 27