Brian Ortmeier enters his first season as the Lady T's assistant basketball coach. Ortmeier, a native of Dodge, Neb., comes to Dakota State after serving three seasons as McPherson women's basketball assistant coach, head junior varsity coach and resident director.
During his coaching era at McPherson, he amassed a record of 18-8 with his junior varsity squad against Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) and NAIA opponents. He assisted the Bulldogs to back-to-back 14-win seasons, which ranks as the second best two-year stretch in the last 30 years at McPherson College. Six McPherson athletes were named to the KCAC Women's Basketball All-Conference teams over the last two years, the most in a two-year stretch since the conference started handing out all-conference awards.
Prior to McPherson, Ortmeier spent one season as a graduate assistant for the University of Richmond women's basketball team. He served as the video coordinator and organized the film exchange program.
Ortmier is a 2009 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with his bachelor's degree in political science. He continued his education at Virginia Commonwealth University where he graduate with a Master's degree in Sports Leadership in May of 2010.
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|4||Kylie Westover||SR||G||5-7||Colman, S.D.||Colman-Egan High School|
|5||Kendra Lindblad||SO||G||5-9||Dawson, Minn.||Dawson-Boyd High School|
|10||BreeAna Olson||FR||G||5-8||Nunda, S.D.||Rutland High School|
|12||Julie Munson||SR||F||5-5||Cokato, Minn.||Dassel-Cokato High School|
|20||Jayda Swenson||JR||F||5-9||Goodwin, S.D.||Deuel High School|
|22||Courtney Hamblin||SR||G||5-9||Rangiora, New Zealand||Rangiora High School|
|23||Rachelle Moore||FR||G||5-6||Artesian, S.D.||Sanborn Central High School|
|24||Erin Rabenberg||JR||G||5-7||Glenham, S.D.||Mobrdige-Pollock High School|
|32||Cassie Jacobsen||SR||F||5-9||Badger, S.D.||Hamlin High School|
|33||Summer Bailey||FR||G||5-6||Watauga, S.D.||McIntosh High School|
|33||Brooke Relf*||FR||G||5-9||Flandreau, S.D.||Flandreau High School|
|34||Alyson Drooger||SR||F||6-1||Edgerton, Minn.||Minnesota West Community College|
|40||Jordan Hansen||FR||G||5-7||St. Michael, Minn.||St. Michael-Albertville High School|
|42||Katy Pillar||JR||C||6-1||Sioux Falls, S.D.||Sioux Falls O'Gorman High School|
|44||Sharee Galbraith||JR||C||6-0||Winner, S.D.||Winner High School|
|50||Erin Begalka||FR||F||5-8||Estelline, S.D.||Estelline High School|