Women's Basketball


    4   Tia Hemiller
    Tia Hemiller

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Watertown, S.D.

    High School:
    Watertown HS

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    G


    06/20/2014

    Coyotes boast 139 on Summit's honor roll

    VERMILLION, S.D.--South Dakota boasts 139 student-athletes on The Summit League's Academic Honor Roll for the winter and spring seasons. Of those, 72 were also named to the Summit's Academic Distinguished Scholars List. Both numbers are second-highest in the league.

    05/05/2014

    South Dakota Athletics honors 2013-14 award winners

    South Dakota Athletics honors 2013-14 award winners

    03/22/2014

    Gritty Debut

    AMES, Iowa--South Dakota led early, battled throughout and made proud the large contingency of Coyote fans at Hilton Coliseum before falling to second-seeded Stanford 81-62 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

    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.

    03/09/2014

    Contreras 3 sends Coyotes into semis

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D.--South Dakota junior guard Raeshel Contreras hit a 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds left to send the Coyotes past Western Illinois, 96-94, and into Monday's Summit League Tournament semifinal against top-seeded South Dakota State.

    03/22/2014

    USD vs. Stanford

    USD vs. Stanford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Ames, Iowa

    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

    03/09/2014

    USD vs. Western Illinois

    USD vs. Western Illinois

    02/15/2014

    South Dakota vs. IUPUI

    South Dakota vs. IUPUI, Feb. 15, 2014

    2013-14
    Starting point guard who led team in both assists and rebounds ... amongst all Summit League players, ranked second in defensive rebounds and fourth in total rebounds ... was one of three USD players who started all 33 games of the season ... had eight points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals in NCAA Tournament game against Stanford (3/22) ... leads the team in minutes played (29.2 mpg) ... led the team and ranked sixth in the Summit in assists (118) ... was the second-most accurate 3-point shooter in the League at 42.3 percent (33-of-78) ... led the team with four double-doubles ... had 10 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in the championship game of the Summit League Tournament ... was a rebound shy of a double-double in two other contests ... had 13 assists against four turnovers in 89 minutes at the Summit League Tournament ... named to the Summit League Honor Roll.

    2012-13
    Played in 33 games during freshman season... had season-high 13 points against Dakota State (12/06/12)... tallied season-high eight rebounds against Utah Valley (12/01/12)... had 10 points and five rebounds against Peru State (12/15/12).

    Prep
    Athletic guard who had strong career at Watertown High School...first-team all-state selection as a senior after averaging 18.1 points, seven rebounds, three assists and two steals per game...named Class AA All-Star...first-team all-conference as a senior...also first-team all-state as a junior...was also an all-conference selection and a member of the Eastern South Dakota Conference championship team...has been Watertown's Most Valuable Player the past two seasons and is a five-year letterwinner overall....assumed starting point guard duties as a freshman in 2008-09 as the Arrows won the Class AA state championship...is a five-year letterwinner and also is a standout in track and field, where she has placed in more than 20 events at the state meet, including being part of winning sprint medley relay as a senior.

    Personal
    Daughter of Bobby and Jodi Hemiller...kinesiology and sports science major with a minor in education.

    Career Highs
    Points: 13 vs. Dakota State (12/06/12)
    Rebounds: 8 vs. Utah Valley (12/01/12)
    Assists: 3 2x, last at Boise State (12/22/12)
    FG: 5 2x, last vs. Peru State (12/15/12)
    Steals: 3 2x, last at Kansas State (12/9/12)
    Blocks: 0
    Double-digit games: 2

    SUNDAY, NOV 30
    WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
    South Dakota (3-2) --
    Marquette (2-3) --
    Milwaukee, Wis. 2 p.m.
    Radio: 106.3 KVHT (Listen live)
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