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  • PARK 2009-10 Womens Basketball

    Media Guide

  • Julian Field

    Park Softball Complex

    Park Track Complex

    Comfoft Field

    Breckon Sports Center

  • dATE TEAm lOCATION TImE

    NOv. 6 AvIlA UNIvErsITy ! OlAThE, kAN. 1:00 p.m.

    NOv. 7 mIdAmErICA NAzArENE ! OlAThE, kAN. 6:00 p.m.

    NOv. 10 mIssOUrI vAllEy COllEgE BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 5:30 p.m.

    NOv. 13 BAkEr UNIvErsITy ^ BAldwIN CITy, kAN. 7:30 p.m.

    NOv. 14 BENEdICTINE COllEgE ^ BAldwIN CITy, kAN. 1:00 p.m.

    NOv. 17 wIllIAm JEwEll COllEgE BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 7:00 p.m.

    NOv. 21 kANsAs wEslEyAN BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 1:00 p.m.

    NOv. 24 mIssOUrI vAllEy COllEgE mArshAll, mO. 5:30 p.m.

    NOv. 28 FrIENds UNIvErsITy BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 2:00 p.m.

    dEC. 1 mIdAmErICA NAzArENE BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 7:00 p.m.

    dEC. 5 lANgsTON UNIvErsITy BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 2:00 p.m.

    JAN. 2 BENEdICTINE COllEgE BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 2:00 p.m.

    JAN. 7 mIssOUrI BApTIsT * BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 5:30 p.m.

    JAN. 9 COlUmBIA COllEgE * COlUmBIA, mO. 2:00 p.m.

    JAN. 15 wIllIAms BApTIsT * wAlNUT rIdgE, Ark. 5:30 p.m.

    JAN. 16 wIllIAms BApTIsT * wAlNUT rIdgE, Ark. 2:00 p.m.

    JAN. 19 hArrIs-sTOwE sTATE * sT. lOUIs, mO. 5:30 p.m.

    JAN. 21 wIllIAm wOOds UNIvErsITy* BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 5:30 p.m.

    JAN. 23 hANNIBAl-lAgrANgE * hANNIBAl, mO. 2:00 p.m.

    JAN. 28 sTEphENs COllEgE * COlUmBIA, mO. 5:30 p.m.

    JAN. 30 mCkENdrEE UNIvErsITy * BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 2:00 p.m.

    FEB. 4 mIssOUrI BApTIsT * sT. lOUIs, mO. 5 ;30 p.m.

    FEB. 6 COlUmBIA COllEgE * BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 2:00 p.m.

    FEB. 9 COllEgE OF ThE OzArks BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 7:00 p.m.

    FEB. 16 hArrIs-sTOwE sTATE * BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 5:30 p.m.

    FEB. 18 wIllIAm wOOds * FUlTON, mO. 5:30 p.m.

    FEB. 20 hANNIBAl-lAgrANgE * BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 2:00 p.m.

    FEB. 25 sTEphENs COllEgE * BrECkON spOrTs CENTEr 7:00 p.m.

    FEB. 27 mCkENdrEE UNIvErsITy * lEBANON, Ill. 2:00 p.m.

    mAr. 3 AmC QUArTErFINAls CAmpUs sITEs 7:00 p.m.

    mAr. 5 AmC sEmIFINAls CAmpUs sITEs 7:00 p.m.

    mAr. 8 AmC ChAmpIONshIp CAmpUs sITEs 7:00 p.m.

    mAr. 17-23 NAIA NATIONAl TOUrNAmENT JACksON, TENN. TBA

    All Dates and Times Subject to change.! - MNU Tip Off Classic - Hosted by MidAmerica Nazarene University^ - Baker Classic - Hosted by Baker University* - Denotes American Midwest Conference Game - All Park University home games are played at the Breckon Sports Center on the North side of campus of Park University.

    2009-10 Womens Basketball Schedule

    2009-10 Womens Basketball Media Guide CreditsThe 2009-10 Park University Womens Basketball media guide was written, edited and de-signed by Tyler price, Assistant Sports Information Director and is a product of the Park University Department of Athletics, which is under the direction of Claude W. English, Director of Athletics. managing Editor & designer: Tyler Price, Assistant Sports Informa-tion Director. Contributing Editors: Steve Wilson, Sports Information Director; Brad Biles, University Communications Coordinator; Rita Weighill, Vice President for Communica-tions. photography: Park University Sports Information - Tyler Price and Steve Wilson, Kristen Hansen, Opponent SIDs. printing: Multi-Ad, Peoria, Ill. On the Cover: The entire 2009-10 womens basketball team.

    Table of ContentsTable of Contents.....................................................................................1Season Preview..........................................................................................22009-10 Schedule.....................................................................................32009-10 Opponents..............................................................................4-6AMC/NAIA.............................................................................................7Team Rosters............................................................................................8Head Coach Joe C. Meriweather...............................................................9Assistant Coaches....................................................................................10Player Profiles....................................................................................11-15AMC Preseason Poll/08-09 Recap...........................................................1608-09 Statistics...................................................................................17-18Year-by-Year Records in Meriweather Era..........................................19-20All-Time History....................................................................................21Park University..................................................................................22-23University President...............................................................................24Director of Athletics...............................................................................25Staff Directory........................................................................................26Pirate Club/Right to Know....................................................................27Sports Information.................................................................................28

    Athletic Department Address..................................Breckon Sports Center........................................................................8700 NW River Park Drive......................................................................Parkville, Mo 64152, Box 66Athletics Phone.................................................................(816) 584-6425President.................................................................Michael Droge, Ph. D.Director of Athletics...........................................................Claude EnglishVP for Enrollment Management and Student Services..............Clarinda CreightonFaculty Athletic Rep.......................................................Dr. Don WilliamsAthletics Office Manager............................................................Pat FayardHead Athletic Trainer.............................................................Michael FreyAssistant Athletic Trainer....................................................Darrell CooperTraining Room Phone......................................................(816) 584- 6353Enrollment......................................................................................24,157Founded.............................................................................................1875Colors.............................................................................Canary and WineNickname........................................................................................PiratesConference....................................American Midwest Conference (AMC)Conference Commissioner.....................................................Lowell PitzerNational Affiliation..........................................................NAIA Division IWBB Head Coach (Alma Mater)....Joe C. Meriweather (Southern Illinois)Coachs Phone...................................................................(816) 584-6491Years at Park........................................................................................13thAssistant Coach (Alma Mater)......................Stephen Gray (Wichita State)Assistant Coach (Alma Mater)...............................Kiera Hardy (Nebraska) Womens Basketball SID.................................Tyler price (Assistant sId)Sports Information Phone.................................................(816) 584-6751Sports Information FAX...................................................(816) 505- 5448E-Mail Address...........................................................tyler.price@park.eduWeb Site.................................................................www.parkathletics.com

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    2009-10 park University Womens Basketball Media Guide 1

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    2009-10 Season Preview In his 13th season at the helm of the Park University womens basketball program, head coach Joe C. Meriweather will look for a mixture of returners and a crop of new talent to help lead his 2009-10 basketball team to success. Coach Meriweather has eight returning players on his squad, and brings in eight newcomers. Park returns three seniors, one junior, three sophomores and a redshirt freshman, while the team welcomes in five freshmen, a sophomore and two juniors. Park went 5-22 last season and had a streak of twelve straight losses at one point, but Coach Meriweather believes this years team has a whole new attitude about them. From what Ive seen so far this offseason all of our players have come out w