Drake Women’s Basketball won both of their exhibition games, and the season begins Sunday when the Bulldogs host the Iowa State Cyclones at the Knapp Center. Drake was projected to finish second in the Missouri Valley Conference, so here are three things to watch for as the season gets underway.
Repeating or exceeding last season’s success could be difficult. Senior leaders Liza Heap and Carly Grenfell both graduated.Center Becca Jonas, who along with Maddy Dean gave Drake the inside presence it had lacked in years prior, will miss the entire season after surgery on her left knee to repair a microfracture.
STORY BY AUSTIN CANNON The season won’t start for another two months, but the Drake Women’s Basketball team has already experienced a loss. Sophomore center Becca Jonas will miss the 2015-16 season after undergoing surgery on her left knee, head coach Jennie Baranczyk announced Thursday. Jonas started all 31 games as a freshman in 2014. […]