Ashland University point guard and Crestview graduate Renee (Stimpert) Holt drives past a Grand Valley State defender. Stimpert was a senior on the 2019-20 AU team that lost its postseason to the coronavirus pandemic.

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ASHLAND — They have won a pair of national championships and finished runner-up twice more in the past decade, but the Ashland women are driven in part by the championship that never was.

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