Trap D with Travis Traphagen – University of Sioux Falls WBB: Episode 11

The University of Sioux Falls women’s basketball team has won eight games in a row! With a 17-2 overall record, USF is trying to ensure they attain short-term goals while keeping the big picture in front of them.

In the latest episode of ‘Trap D,’ Midco Sports Network’s David Brown and USF’s women’s basketball coach Travis Traphagen discuss the wins over UMary and Minot State this past weekend and maintaining positive vibes around the team.

They also discuss coaching fashion and how Coach Trap’s style choices are dictated by how his team is playing!


1:43 – Coach Trap explains how his team didn’t do anything ‘special’ in the 3rd quarter at UMary, yet still outscored the Marauders 32-14 during that time.

2:39 – Jessie Geer and Augusta Thramer are highlighted as two players instrumental to USF’s recent success.

4:07 – Depth is one thing, but Trap explains how individuals understanding their roles is more important.

7:33 – Discussing the wire-to-wire victory over Minot State and how the game afforded players a lot of different opportunities and led to tremendous scoring balance.

12:50 – Previewing the upcoming weekend games on January 24 vs. Upper Iowa and January 25 vs. Winona State.

15:40 – Coach Trap discusses the balance between small goals in the short-term while understanding the big picture and knowing this team is capable of doing some special things this season.

17:51 – Trap and David discuss his ‘coaching attire’ and how he decides what to wear for games.

19:30 – Trap has some fun and discusses why his former boss, Augustana head coach Dave Krauth, doesn’t like wearing ties. 

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