As voted on by Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference head coaches and approved by the Directors of Athletics Standing Committee, Alverno College was honored with the NACC Women's Sportsmanship Award for the 2016-17 academic year.
The Alverno College Department of Athletics honored its teams and student-athletes from the 2016-17 academic year during the Alverno College Inferno Athletics Awards Program in Wehr Hall Friday evening.
Alverno College's Gabby Hood was named to the All-Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference first team, as the awards for the 2016-17 women's basketball season were announced by the league office today. All awards are voted on by the conference's head coaches.
Gabby Hood's free throw with one second remaining gave Alverno College a 64-63 victory over host Benedictine University Tuesday evening in the first round of the 2017 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Women's Basketball Tournament.
Alverno College rallied from 12 down in the fourth quarter to defeat host Benedictine University, 70-65, and clinched a spot in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Women's Basketball Tournament in the process.
Gabby Hood's three-point play with 8.6 seconds left earned Alverno College a 63-61 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference victory over visiting Rockford University Wednesday night inside Reiman Gymnasium.
A slow start was overcome by a 22-6 third quarter as visiting Alverno College rallied to defeat Aurora University, 54-50, Tuesday night inside Thornton Gymnasium for a second straight Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference win.