Green Bay Phoenix Week in Review

Posted on 12-14-2023

Highlights include women’s basketball hosting three games in the coming week, men’s basketball coming off a big win, postseason men’s soccer news, and the Nordic Ski teams beginning their 2023-24 campaign.

Nordic Ski Team

The Green Bay Nordic Ski team was in Duluth, Minnesota last weekend at the Salomon CXC Cup. Ryan Thieme led the Phoenix men, placing eighth in the freestyle sprint with a time of 2:47.37. Derek Waddick finished 22nd in 2:54.47. Lilly Franzen paced the Phoenix women, finishing 46th in 3:38.23. Chelsey Johnson and Silje Busklein finished in 52nd and 53rd to round out the top three for Green Bay.

Noah Erickson paced Green Bay in the classic interval start on Sunday, finishing 25th in 19:36.6. Ryan Thieme and Derek Waddick were right behind Erickson, placing 26th (19.39.3) and 29th (19:53.7). Silje Busklein led the Phoenix women finishing 39th in 24:29.1.

Men’s Basketball

Green Bay men’s basketball fell to Western Illinois 68-59 this past Saturday at the Resch Center. Noah Reynolds led Green Bay with 14 points. David Douglas Jr. and Clarence Cummings III each added 11 points off the Phoenix bench. Green Bay dropped to 4-6 this season, as Western Illinois improved to 5-6.

Elijah Jones helped Green Bay grab a huge win at UIC last night, tipping in a shot with 0.5 seconds remaining to give the Phoenix a 70-68 victory over the Flames. Reynolds missed a floating jump shot off the glass before Jones made the game-defining play.

Swim & Dive

The Green Bay diving team hosted its Diving Invitational at Peter F. Dorschel Natatorium Friday night, hosting UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stevens Point, Lawrence, and St. Norbert.

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