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Women’s Basketball

Women’s Basketball

Hoop dreams and education goals come true in Oakton's Women's Basketball program with a long history of producing players who continue their athletic careers at four-year colleges and universities.

Coach Rauschenberg and Assistant Coach Waller teach fundamentals first, creating a skilled team that comes together to challenge opponents from start to finish for the win.

Each winter, the Division II, Women's Basketball Team plays top programs in the Chicagoland area competing in Region IV of the NJCAA and the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference. Official practice begins early October at Oakton's Des Plaines campus, and competition runs November through February.

Play to compete. Learn to succeed. Earn a degree. Chase your dream.

Sophomore guard Alicia Guiterrez (Maine South) helped Oakton end its four-game losing streak by scoring 24 points.
Sophomore guard Alicia Guiterrez (Maine South) led all scorers with her 21 points in Oakton’s 60-55 home loss to South Suburban College on December 2.

Sophomore guard Alicia Guiterrez (Maine South) helped guide Oakton to a 72-56 road win over Concordia University’s JV squad.
Oakton opened the season with a 73-63 road win over Black Hawk College-Moline on November 6.

Alumni Profile

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As a student, Jake Harris cofounded Students for Social Justice and lobbied to bring fair trade coffee to Oakton’s cafeterias.

Head Coaches

Athletics Office

Des Plaines Campus
Room 1336
Director: Bruce Oates
Department Assistant: Mick Reuter
Trainer: Lisa Bolinder