Posts by Kiri Oler

Kiri Oler has been a contributor to The Next as a news and feature writer since December 2022.

Lisa Thomas poses with ring and commemorative ball honoring her 2018 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame induction.

How Lisa Thomas grew from well-rounded athlete to well-rounded human

January 27, 2023

Thomas blazed a trail uniquely her own, propping the door open for women in three arenas where the door is too frequently closed

UConn's Aaliyah Edwards drives to the basket against a Florida State defender.

Concerning trend of injury woes leaves UConn unable to compete

January 7, 2023

Due to injuries, UConn fails to meet the minimum number of active players required by the BIG EAST

Caitlin Clark hands autographed shoes to a young fan

Behind the numbers of Caitlin Clark’s 2000-point milestone

December 22, 2022

Only Elena Delle Donne is a point of comparison