1997-98 Concordia Women's Basketball Headlines
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3/6 Concordian Story

3/4/98
Winter 1997-98 Cobber Academic All-MIAC Athletes
Leah Sonstelie, Fosston, Sr., History/Spanish
Steffi Backer, Fargo, So., Health/Excercise Science
Sara Kragerud, Hawley, So., Biology
Charity Penn, Buffalo, S.D., So., Undecided

3/3/98 Leah Sonstelie (Sr., Forward, 6-0 , Fosston, Minn.) was named today to the MIAC all conference team and  Sara Spears  (Fr., Forward, 5-11,  Spicer, Minn.) was named to the All-First Year Student Team. See all the All-MIAC Awards voted on by the MIAC women's basketball coaches and announced today.

Sonstelie led the Cobbers in scoring (13.7 ppg) and was second in rebounding (6.3 rpg). She ended her career  with 1061 points, 11th best in Cobber history, and 543 rebounds, also 11th best in Cobber history.

Spears, a starting forward, led the Cobbers in rebounding with 7.3 per game and was also the Cobbers' second-leading scorer with 10.3 ppg.

3/1 NCAA Pairings  Concordia did not receive a bid.

Feb. 28: Cobbers win 82-46 over Hamline here  in  season finale.Leah Sonstelie Cobbers ended 17-5 and 3rd in MIAC , 19-6 overall. Leah Sonstelie  led the Cobbers with 19 points, ending her final  season with 1061 career points, 11th best in Cobber history. She also had 5 rebounds, bringing her career total to 543, also 11th best in Cobber history.
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Feb. 25, Cobbers (16-5, 18-6) Win 68-58 at St. Mary's (8-13, 9-15) in Winona. Concordia came back from a 35-30 deficit early in the second half to get their 18th win of the year. Brandi Myers led the Cobber comeback  with 18 points, 16 in the second half. Leah Sonstelie led the Cobbers in scoring with 19 points.
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Feb. 24: Leah Sonstelie Named MIAC Player of the Week
 Concordia post Leah Sonstelie , a senior from Fosston, Minn., sparked the Cobbers to a pair of road wins with 16-of-16 free-throw shooting and 38 points last week. Sonstelie became the 15th Cobber to go over 1,000 points in a 66-63 win at Augsburg.

Feb. 21: Cobbers rally to beat Bethel 64-61 at Bethel
 Concordia rallied from 8 down with 4 minutes to go to post a 64-61 win this afternoon at Bethel. Concordia was led by Leah Sonstelie's  20 points. | Box score  |

2/20 Concordian Story
 
Feb. 18: Cobbers (14-5, 16-6)  win 66-63 at Augsburg (4-14, 6-16) 
Leah Sonstelie scored 18 points to become the 15th Cobber to surpass 1000 career points. But it took last minute heroics by sophomore Nikki Vetter to pull out the win. Vetter hit 2 three-pointers in the last minute to wipe out a 59-58 Auggie lead. Sonstelie now has 1003 career points.  | Box score  |
 
Feb. 16 
Forum profile on head coach Kathy Wall

Feb. 14: Cobbers (13-5 15-6) lose 84-61 at St. Thomas (17-1, 20-1)     | Box score  |

Feb. 13 Concordian Story
 
 Feb. 11: Cobbers beat  St. Catherine here 89-53 | Box Score | Play by Play

Feb. 7: Cobbers Beat  St. Olaf 68-41 here  
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Feb. 6, Concordian Article 

Feb. 4, 1998: Cobbers win 76-58 at Macalester 
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Jan. 31 Concordia ( 12-5, 10-4) wins 77-63 at Carleton  
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1/30/98 See Concordian Story 

1/28/98 Concordia (9-4 MIAC, 11-5 overall) wins 69-63 here over   Gustavus ( 9-4 MIAC, 11-5 overall) 
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1/24/98 Concordia (8-4 MIAC, 10-5 overall) lost 60-53 to unbeaten  St. Ben's (12-0, 15-0) here today . 
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The Cobbers jumped out to a 14-1 lead to start the game and led 26-24 at the half. But a strong fina 12 minutes by the nation's No. 1 ranked team led to St. Ben's claiming their 15th victory.

| 1/23/98 See Concordian Article 

1/21/98 Concordia won 85-41 over  Bethel  here tonight. 
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1/17/98 Concordia (7-3 in MIAC, 9-4 overall) beat Augsburg (2-8, 3-10) 61-57 here today. 
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1/16/98 Concordian Article 

1/14/98 Concordia (6-3 in MIAC, 8-4 overall) won at Hamline (4-5, 5-7) 89-49 tonight.  Box Score  |

1/12/98 Concordia lost 74-57 here to  unbeaten  St. Thomas tonight.
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St. Thomas is 11-0, 8-0 in the MIAC. Concordia is now 5-3 on the MIAC, 7-4 overall. The win was St. Thomas' 64th consecutive MIAC win and the 300th win in Ted Riverso's coaching career.

1/10/98 Cobbers win 95-46 at St. Catherine Box Score |

1/9/98 Concordian Article 

1/7/98 Concordia lost 84-75 at St. Olaf tonight.
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1/5/98 Concordia (4-1 in the MIAC, 6-2 overall) beat  Macalester (2-3, 3-5) 74-53 here tonight.  | See Box Score | Play by Play  |
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1/3/98 Concordia beat  St. Mary's of Winona 73-63  in MIAC action today. Concordia broke open a 16-14 game in the first half with a 20-8 run that began at the 7:52 mark and ended at the 3:37 mark, making the score 36-22. Heidi Schwichtenberg led the Cobbers with 18 points.
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12/13 Concordia (2-1, 4-2) beat Carleton (0-3, 2-4) 73-57 here today in  the Cobbers' final game before Christmas. See MIAC Race and Scores Concordia led at the half over Carleton 39-11. Nicole Walla led the Cobber scoring with 14 points. See Game notes, Stats, Rosters and  Box score.
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12/12 See Concordian Story

12/10 Cobbers win 67-61 at Gustavus. Box Score

12/5 Concordia lost at St. Ben's today 68-46.
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12/2 The 2-1 Cobbers beat Valley City State 64-49 tonight. 
Sara Spears  led the Cobbers with 19 points and 8 rebounds,. Brandi Myers  added 10 points. See Box Score

11/25 Cobbers fall to Moorhead State 44-43
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 11/22 Women's Basketball  wins opener 64-46 over UM-Crookston
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11/19/97 Forum Cobber Basketball Preview 

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