Women's Basketball


Madison  Nelson
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Madison Nelson


Dover, Minn.

High School:
Dover-Eyota H.S.




No. 4 Pioneers to Face No. 5 Golden Eagles in Summit League Quarterfinals

Tip is set for 11 a.m. MT


Denver Falls in Final Regular Season Contest to Western Illinois, 77-61

Loven goes for 15 points


Pioneers to Host Leathernecks on Senior Day

Tip is set for 1 p.m. MT


DU Secures First Winning Season Since 2012; Beats Omaha 81-60

Pioneers earn season sweep of the Mavericks


DU Welcomes Omaha on Saturday

The game is set for 1 p.m. MT

2017-18 (SOPHOMORE)
Saw action in 29 games, starting in 20 of them…finished fourth on the team in points per game with 7.6…totaled 221 points in 2017-18...averaged 5.9 rebounds a game and grabbed a total of 171 boards; placing second on the squad in both categories...ranked ninth in the Summit for rebounds per game... averaged 19 minutes per contest…totaled a season-high 23 blocks…had 29 steals to finish the year...put up 26 points to open the season at Air Force on Nov. 10…collected 18 rebounds against Northern Arizona on Dec. 3…went 6-of-9 from the line at Omaha on Jan. 18...

2016-17 (FRESHMAN)
Saw action in 25 games getting the start in four of them…totaled 68 points on the year averaging 2.7 ppg…ripped down 56 boards during her freshman season...averaged 9.5 minutes per game…totaled seven blocks to go along with 12 steals on the year…gathered a career-high nine points at South Dakota on Dec. 28…collected seven rebounds against Fort Wayne on Feb. 4…went 5-of-8 from the charity stripe in the game at South Dakota State on Jan. 18.

Was a three-sport athlete at Dover-Eyota as she participated in basketball, cross country, and track and field … was named Most Valuable Player of her state championship team in her senior season … was also named to the All-State team in 2015-16.  

Born June 23, 1998 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn … Daughter of Chad and Julie … has two younger siblings, Michael and Malia … chose DU because she loved the campus and the coaches, the facilities are great and overall it was a perfect fit … was also recruited by Santa Clara, South Dakota State, Kansas State, and St. Bonaventure … is unsure of what she wants to do for a career … some hobbies include running, shopping, and hanging out with friends … was involved in the National Honor Society in high school which gave her tons of volunteer experiences all around the state of Minn. … was also on the AA Honor Roll.




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