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Morris ville State College Women’s Basketball

Nothin’ But Net Newsletter Mustang Basketball

Spring 2014

Morrisville, NY

Jordan Anderson Named North Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year

Mustang Basketball Head Coach Steve Kaneshiki kaneshse@morrisville.edu

Office - (315) 684-6749 Assistant Coach Liz Unger ungerea@morrisville.edu

Morrisville State College Women’s Basketball PO Box 901 Morrisville, NY 13408

The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced its 2013-14 women's basketball award winners, naming Morrisville State College freshman guard, Jordan Anderson (West Edmeston, N.Y.) the NEAC Rookie of the Year. She is the first Mustang women’s basketball player to receive this honor. Anderson guided the Mustangs to its second best season in program history as an NCAA institution, starting all 25 games at the point guard position. On the season she led the team in scoring with a 13.4 point per game average, 76 assists, and 90 steals while playing an average 35.6 minutes per game in her inaugural collegiate campaign. A team captain, Anderson posted 20 or more points in five games on the season, including a collegiate high 26 points against Route 20 rival Cazenovia. In early January, Anderson tied the NEAC record for steals in a single game, swiping 11 in a 64-50 win over Penn College of Technology. This performance earned her coNEAC Player of the Week accolades.

the top of five statistical categories within the NEAC, Anderson ranked 5th in free throw percentage (71%), 10th in assists (76), 3rd in steals (90), 9th in points (336), and is 11th in points per game (13.4). Her 3.6 steals per game ranks her nationally 12th overall in all of Division III.

A versatile player with the ability to score from anywhere on the court, Anderson was often Joining an elite group in guarded by opponents'

best defensive players, and took on a leading role for the Mustangs throughout the season on both ends of the floor. A graduate of Unadilla Valley High, she also excelled in the classroom. This true student-athlete, Anderson was named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2013. She working towards earning a Bachelors Degree in Human Performance and Health Promotion (HPHP).


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Morrisville Mustang Women’s Basketball 2013-14 Results St. Joseph University (CT) Tip Off Nov. 15 ... at St. Joseph Univ. # ....... L42-72 Nov. 16 ... vs Purchase # ............... W 56-54 Plattsburgh Cardinal Classic Nov. 23 ... at Plattsburg ^ ................ L 42-85 Nov. 24 ... vs Clarkson ^ ................. L 44-76 Nov. 26 ... vs Keuka * .................... L 42-65 Dec. 4 ..... vs Cobleskill * ............... L 45-59 Dec. 6 ..... at Penn St. Burks * ...... W 61-58 Dec. 14 ... at Southern Vermont ...... L 54-57 Jan. 7 ..... at Bard ........................... L 36-59 Jan. 9 ..... vs Penn Technology ..... W 64-50 Jan. 11 ... at Wilson * ................... W 63-40 Jan. 15 ... vs SUNY IT * ................ L 49-77 Jan. 18 ... at Penn St. Abington *.... L 35-51 Jan. 22 ... at Cazenovia * .............. L 66-76 Jan. 25 ... at Keuka * ..................... L 43-72 Jan. 28 ... at Wells * ...................... L 44-60 Feb. 1 ..... vs Cazenovia * .............. L 62-72 Feb. 4 ..... vs Canton ............... W 58-45 OT Feb. 7 ..... vs Lancaster Bible * ...... L 46-64 Feb. 8 ..... vs Albany Pharmacy ...... L 46-63 Feb. 12 ... at SUNY IT * ................. L 40-90 Feb. 15 ... vs St. Elizabeth * ........... L 53-72 Feb. 16 ... at Cobleskill * ............... W 50-38 Feb. 19 ... vs Wells * ...................... L 46-55 Feb. 21 ... vs Gallaudet * ............... L 46-61

# - St. Joseph University (CT) Tip-Off ^ - Plattsburgh Cardinal Classic * - North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) contest

Spring 2014

Morrisville, NY

New Look Mustangs Stampede to Second Best Season in Program History The new look Morrisville Mustangs who took the floor this past season can be best described as determined, selfless and youthful. The Mustangs took every challenge head on by giving maximum effort from the opening tip to the final buzzer, backing down to no one. Sporting a starting lineup that averaged 5ft-5in in height it was all hands on deck for the undersized Mustangs. Every player unselfishly adjusted to new positions, roles and expectations. To give the Mustangs the best chance to succeed, everyone stepped out of their comfort zones for the good of the program.

The Mustang’s best defensive performance of the season came against NEAC rival SUNY-Cobleskill in late February. They held the Tigers to under 27% shooting from the field while creating 25 turnovers en route to a 50-38 victory. Junior captain, Jennel Paul, switched from guard to forward this past season and responded in a big way by leading the team in rebounding and was second in scoring. Senior forward Akiella Parks averaged over five boards per game before leaving to complete her internship for Criminal Justice during the spring semester.

The roster also featured six new comers who all saw extended playing time including three who started. Due to “on the job training”, the Mustangs endured growing pains throughout the season as they adjusted to the fast paced, physical college game on the fly. Despite all this, the combination of determination, sacrifice and the infusion of new blood culminated into the Mustangs having The most improved player during the the second best season in program season was freshman Kaitlyn Griffin history at the NCAA level. a versatile combo guard. Danielle The staple of the 2013-14 season Ooms led the team in 3pt % and was its defense. A total team effort Maura Conlon led the team in 3pt all season long, the Mustangs baskets made as these freshman created havoc on the defensive end. emerged as outside shooting threats. Anchored by NEAC Rookie of the Rounding out the squad was freshYear Jordan Anderson and junior man Briana Bigby who was money Monique Jadotte, the Mustangs from the short corner. caused over 20 turnovers and The future looks extremely bright for registered nearly 12 steals per the Mustangs. With a strong incomcontest. Playing basketball for the ing recruiting class paired up with a first time in two years, patrolling the team coming off one of the most paint for Morrisville was sophomore successful seasons in history, the forward, Caitlynn Adams who led the sky is the limit for the Morrisville team in blocks and was second in Mustang women’s basketball rebounding and steals. program.

Spring 2014 Nothin' But Net Newsletter  

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