The No. 13-ranked Stritch Wolves women's basketball team will
face off with the University of Illinois Fighting Illini in an exhibition game at
1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3.
The team has high hopes heading into the season, and the
game against the Fighting Illini offers fans an early glimpse into what’s to
Under fourth-year head coach John Pfaffl, the Wolves enter this season having
won a combined 78 games over the course of three seasons, extending their
streak of 20-or-more wins a season to 18 consecutive years.
"Being offered an opportunity to compete against a Big Ten Conference team
is certainly an honor for our program," said Pfaffl. "We view
it as a great 'measuring stick' on our levels of toughness and composure.
Playing them will be a great way for us to prepare for our season ahead as we
look to build off of what we accomplished last year."
A special Wakin' Up with the Wolves breakfast tailgate will take place at 6:15
a.m. on Nov. 3 in Parking Lot 5, across from the Communication Fine Arts
Building. The buses will pick up fans at this location at 7 a.m.
Students can reserve a game ticket, along with bus transportation to the game, and
meal for $10.00 by contacting the Student Success Center at (414) 410-4184,
stopping by the office, or emailing Matt Goodwin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni can reserve a game ticket, along with bus transportation to the game, and
meal for $15.00 by contacting Alumni Association at (414) 410-4939 or emailing
For more information, visit the Stritch
Wolves or Alumni