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The Summit League Women's Basketball Tournament

The Summit League Women's Basketball Tournament
The Summit League Conference Tournament logo (2008-present)
Sport College basketball
Conference The Summit League
Number of teams 8
Format Single-elimination tournament
Current stadium Sioux Falls Arena
Current location Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Played 1993–present
Last contest 2012
Current champion South Dakota State Jackrabbits
Most championships Oral Roberts Golden Eagles, South Dakota State Jackrabbits (5)
TV partner(s) MidCo Sports Net, Fox College Sports, ESPNU
Official website Women's Basketball

The Summit League women’s basketball tournament has existed since 1993. The winner of the tournament receives the Summit League's automatic bid into the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship.

The Summit League was known as Association of Mid-Continent Universities (AMCU) from 1982–1989 and Mid-Continent Conference from 1989–2007.

Tournament champions

Year Champion (seed) Score Runner-up (seed) Most valuable player
2012–13 South Dakota State Jackrabbits (1) 56–53 USD (3) Ashley Eide, South Dakota State
2011–12 South Dakota State Jackrabbits (1) 78–77 OT UMKC (3) Jennie Sunnarborg, South Dakota State
2010–11 South Dakota State Jackrabbits (3) 61–54 Oakland (4) Kristin Rotert, South Dakota State
2009–10 South Dakota State Jackrabbits (3) 79–75 OT Oral Roberts (1) Maria Boever, South Dakota State
2008–09 South Dakota State Jackrabbits (1) 79–69 Oakland (2) Jennifer Warkenthien, South Dakota State
2007–08 Oral Roberts (4) 66–53 IUPUI (3) Elisha Turek, Oral Roberts
2006–07 Oral Roberts (3) 72–55 Oakland (1) Elisha Turek, Oral Roberts
2005–06 Oakland (6) 65–56 Western Illinois (1) Anne Hafeli, Oakland
2004–05 Oral Roberts (4) 48–42 UMKC (7) Elisha Turek, Oral Roberts
2003–04 Valparaiso (2) 64–63 Oral Roberts (4) Leah Cannon, Oral Roberts
2002–03 Valparaiso (4) 48–46 Oakland (6) Katie Boone, Valparaiso
2001–02 Oakland (2) 52–40 Valparaiso (1) Sarah Judd, Oakland
2000–01 Oral Roberts (2) 61–46 Oakland (1) Krista Ragan, Oral Roberts
1999–00 Youngstown State (2) 73–57 Valparaiso (4) Brianne Kenneally, Youngstown State
1998–99 Oral Roberts (4) 57–52 Youngstown State (2) Krista Ragan, Oral Roberts
1997–98 Youngstown State (1) 78–69 Valparaiso (2) Sarrah Stricklett, Valparaiso
1996–97 Troy State (1) 89–75 Youngstown State (2) Samantha Tomlinson, Troy State
1995–96 Youngstown State (1) 53–43 Buffalo (2) Shannon Beach, Youngstown State
1994–95 Western Illinois (1) 73–60 Youngstown State (2) Oberon Pitterson, Western Illinois
1993–94 Wisconsin–Green Bay (2) 73–70 Northern Illinois (1) E. C. Hill, Northern Illinois
1992–93 Northern Illinois (1) 75–58 Wisconsin–Green Bay (2) Dawn Schirmacher, Wisconsin–Green Bay

Tournament wins by school

School Championships Winning years
Oral Roberts 5 2008, 2007, 2005, 2001, 1999
South Dakota State 5 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
Youngstown State 3 2000, 1998, 1996
Oakland 2 2006, 2002
Valparaiso 2 2004, 2003
Northern Illinois 1 1993
Troy State 1 1997
Wisconsin–Green Bay 1 1994
Western Illinois 1 1995

Teams in bold are currently in The Summit League

Tournament locations

Year Location Notes
1993 Green Bay, Wisconsin
1994 DeKalb, Illinois
1995 Macomb, Illinois
1996 Buffalo, New York
1997 Buffalo, New York
1998 Moline, Illinois
1999 Moline, Illinois
2000 Fort Wayne, Indiana
2001 Fort Wayne, Indiana
2002 Fort Wayne, Indiana
2003 Kansas City, Missouri
2004 Kansas City, Missouri
2005 Tulsa, Oklahoma
2006 Tulsa, Oklahoma
2007 Tulsa, Oklahoma
2008 Tulsa, Oklahoma
2009 Sioux Falls, South Dakota Highest women's championship game attendance (5,580)[1]
2010 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
2011 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
2012 Sioux Falls, South Dakota Highest women's tournament total attendance (17,846)[2]
2013 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
2014 Sioux Falls, South Dakota

See also


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