The Bears are a perennial powerhouse, and should once again be tough to beat this season as Coach Nancy Fahey enters her 30th season. Last season’s UAA Co-Champions received bid to NCAA Tournament with win over BR-6 Chicago in final game of the season. After advancing to the round of 16, the Beard dropped their contest with eventual champion BR-1 Thomas More.
Head Coach: Nancy Fahey (30th Season at Washington University)
2014-15 Finish: 25-3.
2014-15 Conference Finish: 12-2 (T-1st Place in the University Athletic Association)
Projected Conference Finish: 1st
G – Jordan Thompson – Sr. (7.5 ppg – 34 3-pointers)
G – Katybeth Biewen – Sr. (5.4 ppg)
G – Natalie Orr – So (5.0 ppg – .435 3-point pct -led team)
The Bears lose their top two scorers and rebounding threats to graduation from last season’s Sweet 16 roster, but return a host of sharpshooting guards, led by Jordan Thompson and Katybeth Biewen – both All-UAA Honorable Mention selections last season.