Women's Basketball


Tournament Play/Fast Facts

Yellow Jacket Travels

BW Women's Basketball
Fast Facts

BW has won seven of the last 13 OAC regular season titles.

The Yellow Jackets have played in 12 of the last 15 OAC Tournament Championship games.

BW has appeared in 11 of the last 16NCAA Division III national tournaments.

The Yellow Jackets advanced to the NCAA "Elite Eight" in 1999-00, 2000-01 and 2005-06.

BW has been nationally-ranked by either d3hoops.com Internet Web site or the WBCA (Women's Basketball Coaches Association) Division III national polls in 13 of the past 15 years.

The Yellow Jackets have 12 20-win seasons in the last 14 years and a 332-71 record and an .824 winning percentage over the last 14 years.

Cheri Harrer is the winngest coach in BW history with a 433-153 career record and a .739 winning percentage.

Harrer has been the OAC Coach of the Year on four occasions (1999, 2000, 2006 and 2008).

The BW women have had an All-American during seven of the last 15 years, including two first-team picks. They are Jill Smith '97, Julie Work '99, Jen Swinehart '99, Anjee Beard '00, Jen Nance '02, Erika Shultz '04 and Nikki Altenweg '06.

The Yellow Jackets have had a player reach 1,000 career points in eight of the last 15 years.

In 2006-07 the Yellow Jackets finished 15th in the WBCA Academic Top-25 Team Honor Roll after posting a 3.456 team GPA.

Cheri Harrer and the Baldwin Wallace University women's basketball team enjoy taking their show on the road. Traditionally, the Yellow Jackets take two trips per season to participate in tournament play.

Past Yellow Jacket Stops 

Year  Tournament Game Location
1996  The Central Texas Classic San Antonio, Texas

 Allegheny College Tournament

Meadville, Pa.
 Salisbury University Tournament Salisbury, Md.

 at Guilford

Greensboro, N.C.
1999  Next Level Desert Classic  Las Vegas, Nev.
2000  Division III National Tournament   St. Louis, Mo.
 at McMurry/at Hardin Simmons  Abilene, Texas
2001  Marymount Tournament 

Arlington, Va.
Washington, D.C. 

2002  Surf & Slam Tournament  San Diego, Calif.
2003  Franklin College Tournament  Franklin, Ind.
2004  Rockford College Tournament  Rockford, Ill.
2006  Division III Shootout Las Vegas, Nev.
University of Rochester Tournament Rochester, N.Y.
 Division III "Elite 8" Scranton, N.J.
2007  Hope College Tournament Hope, Mich.
Wittenberg University Tournament Springfield, Ohio
2008  Anderson College Tournament Anderson, Ind.
2009  Kean University Tip-Off Tournament  Union, N.J.
 Trinity University Challenge San Antonio, Texas
2010 University of Rochester
Chuck Resler Tournament
Rochester, N.Y.
2011 Hope College Tip-Off Classic Holland, Mich.
Transylvania University Classic Lexington, Ky.




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