Women's Basketball

Bridget Carleton wins gold with Team Canada

The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State athletics communications. 

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Iowa State women’s basketball junior Bridget Carleton and Canada Basketball claimed the Gold medal on Sunday night in a thrilling 67-65 win over Argentina in the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Carleton, who competed for Canada in five of six games, tallied three points, seven rebounds, four assists, one steal and a block during the tournament.

Carleton spent the summer competing for a spot on Canada’s Senior Women’s National Team. Her FIBA AmeriCup berth marked her first time appearing on the national team roster in an official FIBA competition. Carleton was an alternate on last year’s Olympic roster for Canada.

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old CycloneNation.com (Scout.com). He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, CycloneReport.com and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.