St. Ambrose (Iowa)

St. Ambrose Fighting Bees


The Fighting Bees from Davenport have amassed an impressive collection of wins thus far, including two victories over No. 2 seed St. Francis (Ill.), No. 1 seed Olivet Nazarene, No. 8 seed Clarke University and No. 4 seed Cardinal Stritch. St. Ambrose is led by their senior forward, Devan Griffin. Griffin leads the team with 16.3 ppg and 6.4 rebounds per game. If anything, St. Ambrose will have an advantage over most teams in the tournament, simply from a familiarity standpoint. They’ve played against a handful of tournament teams and picked up victories along the way. The Fighting Bees will take on Briar Cliff in the four-five matchup in the Duer Bracket.

St. Ambrose University (Iowa) 2016 Roster

Player ImageNumberNamePositionHeightYearHome Town ()
Krista Van HauenVan Hauen, KristaHead Coach6th Season ()
Mark KurtzKurtz, MarkAssistant Coach1st Season ()
Monica TaylorTaylor, MonicaStrength and Conditioning Coach4th Season ()
Monica RyantRyant, MonicaManager2nd Season ()
Sergio GarciaGarcia, SergioManager1st Season ()
Aubrie Carlisle4Carlisle, AubrieG5-8Fr.Carthage (Ill.)
Morgan Myers5Myers, MorganG5-8Jr.Burlington (Iowa)
Morgan Wheelwright10Wheelwright, MorganG5-4Fr.Elizabeth (Ill.)
Deanna Busse11Busse, DeannaG5-8Jr.Prior Lake (Minn.)
Lindsay Smith12Smith, LindsayG5-10Sr.Eldridge (Iowa)
Hannah Bindner14Bindner, HannahG5-8Jr.Davenport (Iowa)
Emily Soy20Soy, EmilyG5-7Jr.Eldrige (Iowa)
Jessica Mlachnik21Mlachnik, JessicaG5-8Sr.Muskego (Wis.)
Reeann McCarty22McCarty, ReeannG5-10So.Manchester (Iowa)
Brette Logic24Logic, BretteG5-6JrRacine (Wis.)
Katie Schnitzler25Schnitzler, KatieG5-6Fr.Elizabeth (Ill.)
Justice Johnson30Johnson, JusticeF5-10JrChicago (Ill.)
Devan Griffin31Griffin, DevanF6-0Sr.Moline (Ill.)
Sydney Greiner32Greiner, SydneyG5-9Sr.Washington (Iowa)
Karli Atkinson33Atkinson, KarliG5-6So.Clinton (Iowa)
Lauren Brummel34Brummel, LaurenC6-1Sr.Somonauk (Ill.)
Hailey Cook44Cook, HaileyF5-10Fr.Moline (Ill.)