To end the year, the CMS Athenas went 1-1 in the co-hosted CMS-Cal Tech Winter Classic tournament. The first game was a frustrating loss against Nebraska Wesleyan. Although the Athenas ended the first half down 13, they fought back hard in the second, losing 63-55.
CMS-Cal Tech Winter Classic Tournament
The next day however, the women came out ready to go, defeating Alverno 50-34. Frannie Hemmelgarn led the Athenas in scoring with 14 points and 5 assists. Senior forward Jen Ringoen had an outstanding performance, she scored 13 points and grabbed 13 rebounds ending the game with a double-double. To end 2011, the Athenas Women's Basketball team had heads held high and is confident for the season to come.