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Kaci Kust (Kaci Kust)

http://d3fortheloveofthegame.blogspot.com

@WTS_kaci

About Kaci Kust:

Also check out my other blog at http://kacitalkssports.wordpress.com !

Kaci Kust's Favorite Sports:

Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Kaci Kust's Posts:

108-3
posted on January 24, 2011 at 6:21pm

When looking at those numbers together, you’re probably not thinking it’s a basketball score… but it is. Last week in Utah, Christian Heritage High crunched West Ridge Academy 108-3. That added up to 28 points in the first 3 quarters, a...more

"Just your average college girl who's played ball with the President" - Glamour
posted on September 8, 2010 at 5:35pm

Maya Moore was named to Glamour’s Top Ten College Women list. Although they describe the 10 women as “amazing women you haven’t heard of yet” and I’ve obviously heard of her, that’s a pretty cool honor!   Here&rs...more

Thanks to the women, W&SFG Tournament Expands
posted on August 24, 2010 at 1:25pm

John Isner called the Western & Southern Financial Masters new facility “amazing” and said it’s one of the best on the tour. He and the rest of the men can thank the women for that. This year has brought a new addition to t...more

Ana Ivanovic on the rise
posted on August 18, 2010 at 1:10pm

This past week I was able to attend the Western & Southern Women’s Tennis Open here in Cincinnati.   I was impressed by the new facility. The new media floor is incredible. But there was something that impressed me more than the new build...more

Nike vs. Adidas at the W&S Women's Open
posted on August 14, 2010 at 5:59pm

Tennis is always a fun sport in terms of fashion. And when I was at the W&S Women’s Open here in Cincinnati yesterday, I was having some outfit envy. Two women/dresses stood out to me in particular: Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic. Usually,...more

Tamika Catchings: More than a Player
posted on August 4, 2010 at 12:05pm

Tamika Catchings. NCAA All-American and National Champion, six-time WNBA All-Star, seven-time All-WNBA team, three-time WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, finished in the top 3 in MVP voting in five of her eight seasons in the WNBA, and led the Fever in ...more

UStream Chat with Kerri Walsh
posted on July 13, 2010 at 4:17pm

   A couple of hours ago, Kerri Walsh chatted with fans on UStream from the Gatorade Performance Lab. She's the epitome of an awesome woman in sports, so of course, I tuned in. The video chat was open to anyone, but for those of you who misse...more

"In one generation, young girls have gone from hoping there's a team to hoping they can make the team." -Mary Jo Kane
posted on June 23, 2010 at 3:30pm

In America, we’re all about the scores, the highlights, and the numbers…. So let’s take a look at some Title IX numbers: In 1972, the average number of women’s sports teams offered per school was about 2… now, 38 years la...more

What Title IX means to them...
posted on June 28, 2010 at 6:40pm

If you were paying any attention to sports last week, you know last Wednesday was the 38th anniversary of Title IX. So during the week I decided to talk with some female athletes and other women in sports that I've come in contact with to hear about what ...more

What is Title IX?
posted on June 22, 2010 at 10:03pm

It seems pretty simple. Girls should have the same opportunity to play sports as boys. But that's not all there is to Title IX. The first thing to know (that I'll admit I didn't really realize before) is that in the 37 words that make up the federal law ...more

Interview with Cat Reddick Whitehill about Gatorade Player of the Year
posted on May 26, 2010 at 1:39pm

  As a two-time Gatorade State Girls Soccer Player of the Year, WPS Washington Freedom Defender and member of the US National team, Cat Reddick Whitehill got the opportunity to surprise this year's Gatorade National Player of the Year.  The ...more

Help Kaci Kust become the next Nike Field Reporter!
posted on May 19, 2010 at 12:02pm

Hi Everyone! I'm in a competition to become the next Nike Field Reporter and I need your votes! Follow this link: http://bit.ly/bqBzcD my video is on page 5 and click the 5th star to vote! You can also leave comments off to the right. I would really ap...more

Interview with Jayne Appel
posted on May 15, 2010 at 6:31pm

  Life is good as Jayne Appel lately. Sure her senior season ended with her pushing through the pain of an injured ankle, and her team losing in the National Championship game... but, she was the fifth overall pick in the WNBA Draft, her ankle is co...more

Mother's Day Interview with Helen Darling
posted on May 9, 2010 at 4:38pm

Helen Darling not only plays in the WNBA, authored seven childrens books and serves her community, but she is also the mother of triplets! I talked with her about how she balances it all and how being a mother has changed her life. Check out my intervie...more

Interview with Tamika Catchings [Podcast]
posted on April 25, 2010 at 5:33pm

I can't even begin to tell you how excited I was when I found out I would get to interview Tamika Catchings. I remember watching her play at Tennessee and thinking she was such a hard-worker. I knew she was now playing for the Indiana Fever, and have ...more

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D3: For the Love of the Game

I blog about recent news and topics in Division III sports.

And then there were 2: the National Championship Game
I was planning on tweeting from the Final Four games tonight... but just about the time that it was obvious the Wash U/Amherst match-up would head into overtime, Twitter stopped working on my phone. Perfect timing, I know. So to sum it up:Amherst led Wash...[Read on]
Hoops: Who's it going to be?
The Elite 8 was a night of great games, as it should be. Hope defeated UW-Stevens Point, who ended Final Four host Illinois Wesleyan’s season the night before. Amherst continues their undefeated season by knocking off Babson. Unranked Rochester shocked ...[Read on]
DIII NCAA St. Louis Sectional: Can George Fox do it again?
That is the big question on a lot of people’s minds this year (it’s on my mind at least). Can the George Fox Bruins do it again? Last year they won the National Championship with no returning starters and 10 freshmen on the team. That means that the m...[Read on]
Women's NCAA Tournament Bracket
It's been quite awhile since my last post, but since its time for all the madness (March) to start, I thought it was also time for a post. The women's NCAA Tournament bracket was announced at the beginning of this week and play will start tonight! Go to w...[Read on]
Week 5 Women's D3 Basketball Top 25
 D3Hoops Top 25 Poll# Team W-L Pts. Last Week 1 Illinois Wesleyan (18) 11-0 618 1 2 Amherst (7) 10-0 594 2 3 ...[Read on]
USA TODAY/ESPN women's basketball top 25 poll updates
Rank Institution - First Place Votes Previous Ranking Record Points 1 Hope College (Mich.) - 5 1 7-0 196 2 Illinois Wesleyan University - 3 2 8-0 195 3 Amherst College (Mass.) 3 ...[Read on]
And the Messiah soccer dynasty continues...
It’s a great time to be a Messiah soccer player. Both the men’s and women’s teams can call themselves National Champs… for the second year in a row.  Messiah’s opponents were held scoreless in both games as the Messiah men defeated Calvin 2-0, ...[Read on]
Athlete Spotlight: Michele Goebel
Michele Goebel has played soccer since she can remember. While all those years prepared her to be capable of playing for a Division I team in college, she was clear that the most important aspect of her college search was finding a school she loved, socce...[Read on]