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Coaching Staff

Ryan Trevithick
Interim Head Coach

Ryan Trevithick will be entering his third season as the SVSU Women's Basketball Assistant Coach for the upcoming 2018-19 season.

In the 2017-2018 season, the Cardinals posted a 6-21 overall record, finishing with a 6-14 record in conference play.

The Cardinals had a banner year once again in 2016-17, claiming the program's second straight GLIAC North Divsion Championship and appearance in the NCAA Division II Round of 32 after a victory over Lewis.Saginaw Valley had 23 victories, which is a program record since the move to the NCAA. The Cards also matched the 2015-16 team's record with 17 GLIAC victories. SV led the nation in free throw percentage, shooting at an 81.8% clip from the charity stripe. Senior Emily Wendling was named First Team All-GLIAC and All-Midwest Region and was named a First Team Academic All-American. She earned her second straight GLIAC Commissioner's Award as well. Wendling and Katelyn Carriere both earned First Team All-GLIAC honors while Carriere was named to the GLIAC All-Defensive Team. Wendling finished her career as the program's all-time leading scorer with 1,973 points, also earning the top spot in career free throws (482) and free throw percentage (85.5%).

In 2015-16, the Cardinals claimed the GLIAC North Division Championship for the first time while posting a 22-9 record and 17-5 GLIAC mark. The team advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament for the third time and claimed its second-ever win in the tournament. Emily Wendling was named the GLIAC and Midwest Regional Player of the Year, as well as being honored with several All-American Honors. She earned Second Team Academic All-American plaudits as well. Halee Nieman was named the GLIAC Freshman of the Year while Katelyn Carriere earned Second Team All-GLIAC Honors.

Prior to being named the SVSU Women's Basketball Assistant Coach in April, 2015, Trevithick spent the past three seasons working with the team as a Player Development Coach, working with the team to improve their dribbling technique and game overall.

In the 2015-16 season, Trevithick helped coach the Lady Cardinals to a 22-9 overall record and 17-5 in the GLIAC. They finished the season as the GLIAC North Division Champions for the first time in the program's history and won the opening round of the NCAA Division II regional tournament for just the second time in the program's history as a DII team.

Trevithick is a former men's soccer student-athlete at SVSU, as he played for the Cardinals from 2004-08. He has served as a high school basketball and soccer coach and Swartz Creek High School and Lapeer High School as well.


Luke Lloyd
Assistant Coach

Luke Lloyd will be entering his fourth season as an assistant coach for the SVSU Women's Basketball team in the upcoming 2018-19 season.

In the 2017-2018 season, the Cardinals posted a 6-21 overal record, as well as finishing 6-14 in GLIAC play.

The Cardinals had a banner year once again in 2016-17, claiming the program's second straight GLIAC North Divsion Championship and appearance in the NCAA Division II Round of 32 after a victory over Lewis.Saginaw Valley had 23 victories, which is a program record since the move to the NCAA. The Cards also matched the 2015-16 team's record with 17 GLIAC victories. SV led the nation in free throw percentage, shooting at an 81.8% clip from the charity stripe. Senior Emily Wendling was named First Team All-GLIAC and All-Midwest Region and was named a First Team Academic All-American. She earned her second straight GLIAC Commissioner's Award as well. Wendling and Katelyn Carriere both earned First Team All-GLIAC honors while Carriere was named to the GLIAC All-Defensive Team. Wendling finished her career as the program's all-time leading scorer with 1,973 points, also earning the top spot in career free throws (482) and free throw percentage (85.5%).

In 2015-16, the Cardinals claimed the GLIAC North Division Championship for the first time while posting a 22-9 record and 17-5 GLIAC mark. The team advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament for the third time and claimed its second-ever win in the tournament. Emily Wendling was named the GLIAC and Midwest Regional Player of the Year, as well as being honored with several All-American Honors. She earned Second Team Academic All-American plaudits as well. Halee Nieman was named the GLIAC Freshman of the Year while Katelyn Carriere earned Second Team All-GLIAC Honors.