About Women’s Basketball

We have a strong history of successful womens basketball under longtime head coach Connie Tilley. We joined the Midwest Conference in 1983, winning a league championship in our first season of competition in 1983-84. Previously, we competed in the Wisconsin Independent Colleges-Womens Athletic Conference (WIC-WAC).

Our home games are on campus at Schuldes Sports Center, which opened in 1979. St. Norbert hosted the 1985 NCAA Division III Final Four at Schuldes Sports Center. The Green Knights previously played at Van Dyke Gym, which is still in existence in the Van Den Heuvel Family Campus Center.

NCAA Division III Tournament Appearances
1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 2003, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2014

NCAA Division III Final Four Appearance
1985

Midwest Conference Championships
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 2003, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014

Wisconsin Independent Colleges-Women's Athletic Conference Championships
1979. 1980, 1981, 1983

Year-By-Year Results

Year Record Conference Coach 
Comments
1974-75 4-5 - Linda Balser
1975-76 9-4 - Larry Van Alstine
1976-77 14-8 placed 2nd Larry Van Alstine  First year of WIC-WAC
1977-78 13-5 6-2/2nd Connie Tilley
1978-79 16-4 12-0/1st Connie Tilley  WIC-WAC champion
1979-80 18-5 10-0/1st Connie Tilley  WIC-WAC champion
1980-81 22-8 9-1/1st Connie Tilley  WIC-WAC champion
1981-82 15-9 11-1/2nd Connie Tilley
1982-83 20-6 11-0/1st Connie Tilley NCAA Regional/WIC-WAC champion
1983-84 17-6 10-1/1st Connie Tilley  First year in MACW/MACW champion
1984-85 24-4 11-0/1st Connie Tilley 
NCAA Final Four/MACW champion
1985-86 21-2 11-0/1st Connie Tilley 
NCAA Sweet 16/MACW champion
1986-87 19-6 11-1/1st Connie Tilley NCAA Regional/MACW champion
1987-88 17-5 5-2/1st Connie Tilley 
NCAA Sweet 16/MACW champion
1988-89 20-6 10-0/1st Connie Tilley
NCAA Regional/MACW champion
1989-90 11-11 4-4/7th Connie Tilley
1990-91 16-8 6-2/4th             Connie Tilley
1991-92 11-10 3-5/8th Connie Tilley
1992-93 11-10 8-5/7th Connie Tilley
1993-94 11-11 7-7/6th Connie Tilley
1994-95 8-14 5-9/6th Connie Tilley
1995-96 8-14 6-8/7th Connie Tilley
1996-97 14-10 11-3/3rd Connie Tilley
1997-98 13-9 7-6/5th Connie Tilley
1998-99 11-12 10-6/3rd Connie Tilley
1999-00 17-6 15-1/3rd Connie Tilley
2000-01 12-11 10-6/3rd Connie Tilley
2001-02 13-10 10-6/3rd Connie Tilley
2002-03 23-5 15-1/1st            Connie Tilley 
NCAA Sweet 16/Ranked No. 20
2003-04 16-9 13-3/2nd Connie Tilley
2004-05 16-9 13-3/2nd Connie Tilley
2005-06 17-8 13-3/2nd Connie Tilley
2006-07 16-8 12-4/3rd Connie Tilley
2007-08 22-5 15-1/1st Connie Tilley
NCAA Second Round/Ranked No. 25
2008-09 20-5 15-1/2nd           Connie Tilley
2009-10 23-4 14-2/1st Connie Tilley
NCAA Second Round/Ranked No. 20
2010-11 23-3 17-1/1st Connie Tilley 
NCAA First Round/Ranked No. 25
2011-12 19-5 17-1/1st Connie Tilley
2012-13 15-9 12-6/3rd Connie Tilley
2013-14 21-5 16-2/T1st Connie Tilley NCAA First Round
Totals 636-294         
391-104 40 years

Womens Basketball Coaches Summary

Linda Balser 1975 (1 yr.)  4-5, .444
Larry Van Alstine  1976-77 (2 yrs.)  23-12, .657
Connie Tilley  1978-present (37 yrs.)  609-277, .687