With a 25-7 (12-6) record this season, the Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats have earned the No. 4 seed in the Cramer Bracket of the NAIA DII Women’s Basketball National Championship. Head coach Steve Brooks is in his 17th season with the Wildcats, and won the 2013 title over Davenport (Mich.).
Indiana Wesleyan earned an automatic bid to Sioux City this year, defeating then No. 6 Marian University 68-64 in the Crossroads League Tournament championship back on February 29th.
The Wildcats have four quality wins this season over then No. 18 Robert Morris, then No. 17 Huntington, No. 18 Goshen College, and then No. 15 Goshen College in the Crossroads League Tournament semifinals.
The only bad loss on this year’s resume for Indiana Wesleyan comes on January 30, when the Wildcats dropped a road matchup to Spring Arbor, 62-47.
Junior guard Kelsey Key leads the Wildcats in points per game with 11.3, senior forward Erika Isham leads the squad with 4.9 rebounds per game, and senior guard Jessica Brown tallies 2.66 assists per game.
Indiana Wesleyan University 2016 Roster
|Player Image||Number||Name||Position||Height||Year||Home Town ()|
|0||Isham, Erika||F||6'2"||Sr.||Tekonsha (Michigan)|
|Brooks, Steve||Head Coach||17th season||()|
|Bellinger, Brent||Assistant Coach||5th season||()|
|Corbett, Brooke||Graduate Assistant||2nd season||()|
|1||Brown, Jessica||G||5'6"||Sr.||Greenfield (Indiana)|
|2||Key, Kelsey||G||5-8||Jr.||Anderson (IN)|
|3||Winner, Chelsea||F||6-0||Jr.||Maria Stein (OH)|
|10||Imhoff, Anna||G||5-11||So.||Carmel (IN)|
|14||King, Michelle||F||5-11||Sr.||Lakeland (FL)|
|20||Martinle, Mikayla||F||5-11||Fr.||Holland (MI)|
|21||Washington, Brittany||G||5-8||So.||Southfield (MI)|
|22||Cottrell, Carlee||G||5-8||Sr.||West Bloomfield (MI)|
|24||Kay, Katie||G||5-7||Fr.||Anderson (IN)|
|25||Stewart, Jessica||G||5-9||Sr.||Fishers (IN)|
|33||Ignasiak, Nicole||F||6-1||Fr.||Macomb (MI)|
|41||Woodruff, Haley||F||6-1||Jr.||Evansville (IN)|
|42||Kraft, Tori||G||5-10||Sr.||Harbor Beach (MI)|