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2012-13 NJCAA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL MEDIA GUIDE


MEDIA GUIDE PRODUCER Michael Teague NJCAA Assistant Director of Media Relations

MEDIA GUIDE EDITOR Mark Krug NJCAA Assistant Executive Director - Media Relations

Special thanks to all of the athletic departments and region/district directors for their valued assistance and cooperation in producing this publication.

Photos courtesy of Ben Boldt, Broome Community College, Joliet Junior College, Madison College, Rock Valley College, AnokaRamsey Community College, Riverland Community College, Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Hostos Community College, Nassau Community College, Atlantic Cape Community College, Mesabi Range Community & Technical College, Central Lakes College, Passaic County Community College, Cayuga Community College, University of Connecticut - Avery Point, Rockland Community College and North Country Community College.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS National Office Information.....................................3 NJCAA 75th Anniversary .........................................4 2012-13 SEASON INFORMATION DIII Women’s Basketball Committee .....................6 DIII National Championship Information ............7 Preseason Top 10 Rankings ......................................8 2012-13 DISTRICT PREVIEWS District A (Region 3)......................................... 10-11 District B (Regions 4, 12) ................................. 12-13 District C (Region 13 South) ........................... 14-15 District D (Region 15) ...................................... 16-17 District E (Region 19) ....................................... 18-19 District F (Region 21) ....................................... 20-21 District G (Regions 2, 10, 17, 20) .................... 22-23 District H (Region 13 North) .......................... 24-25 2011-12 SEASON REVIEW Region/District Tournament Results ................... 28 DIII National Championship Results .................. 29 DIII All-Americans ................................................ 30 Statistical Champions ............................................. 31 Student-Athlete Academic Award Winners ....... 32 DIII WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HISTORY All-Time National Champions ............................. 34 The NJCAA in the WNBA ..................................... 35 Hall of Fame ............................................................ 36

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NJCAA NATIONAL OFFICE 1631 Mesa Ave. Suite B Colorado Springs, CO 80906 (719) 590-9788

MARY ELLEN LEICHT NJCAA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR In 2009, Mary Ellen Leicht became the first female chief executive of any national intercollegiate athletic organization in the United States when she was named Executive Director of the NJCAA. Leicht has been a cornerstone of the NJCAA since joining the organization in 1989 as Eligibility Administrator. Championing improvements in equity of sports seasons, scholarships and contests, Leicht has provided the NJCAA with a level playing field for all its member institutions and student-athletes. Leicht continues to utilize a proactive approach that has maintained the NJCAA’s status as the undisputed leader of two-year collegiate athletics.

Mark Krug

Brian Beck

Stephanie Hazzard

Assistant ExecuƟve Director Media RelaƟons 

Assistant ExecuƟve Director Compliance 

Director Championship Events 

Michael Teague

Wanda Bodey

Rob Bushway

Assistant Director Media RelaƟons 

Assistant Director Compliance 

Director InformaƟon Technologies 

Lorna Brizzie

Sarah Hoormann

Dee Dubois

Bookkeeper Membership Services 

Compliance Assistant 

AdministraƟve Assistant 

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NJCAA 75TH ANNIVERSARY In May of 1938, representa ves from area ins tu ons of  higher  learning  gathered  in  Fresno,  Calif.,  to  form  a  unique  collegiate  athle c  organiza on  dedicated  to  America’s  community  and  junior  colleges.  The  mee ng  led to the adop on of a cons tu on and representa ves  in  a endance  formally  announced  the  new  organiza on  as  the  Na onal  Junior  College  Athle c  Associa on  (NJCAA).   Seventy‐five  years  a er  its  inaugural  season  (1938‐39),  the  NJCAA  is  now  the  second‐largest  na onal  intercollegiate  athle c  governing  body  in  the  United  States  with  over  500  member  colleges  in  43  states.  Recognized as the leader in two‐year collegiate athle cs,  the  NJCAA  champions  both  athle c  and  academic  opportuni es  for  student‐athletes  in  concert  with  its  member colleges.   To  commemorate  its  75th  Anniversary,  the  NJCAA  will  launch a year‐long campaign to celebrate the milestones,  student‐athletes,  coaches,  and  administrators  that  have  helped  shape  the  organiza on  and  advance  two‐year  collegiate athle cs over the past eight decades.   Throughout  the  2012‐13  academic  year,  the  NJCAA  will  celebrate  its  75th  Anniversary  through  various  outlets,  including  a  special  sec on  of  the  NJCAA  website:  NJCAA.org/75.  Tradi onal  press  releases  will  be  distributed  to  member  colleges  as  well  as  regional  and  na onal  media  during  the  2012‐13  sports  season  and  special 75th Anniversary content will be produced for the  organiza on’s  monthly  publica on  ‐  NJCAA  Review.  NJCAA  TV,  powered  by  iHigh.com,  as  well  as  Facebook  and  Twi er  will  be  used  to  help  keep  member  colleges,  fans  and  followers  informed  on  the  latest  75th  Anniversary news and announcements. 

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38 YEARS OF NJCAA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL In  1975,  the  NJCAA’s  inaugural  Na onal  Women’s  Basketball  Invita onal  Tournament  became  the  first  collegiate  basketball  championship  held  for  women  by    a  co‐ed  collegiate  organiza on.  Just  one  year  later,  the  tournament  evolved  into  a  na onal  championship  as  the  number  of  women’s  basketball  programs  grew  exponen ally  across  the  na on.  Nearly  38  years  later,  over  400  schools from 35 states will compete for na onal  championships across three divisions.

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DIII WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COMMITTEE The NJCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Committee is responsible for setting policies and procedures for the approval by the NJCAA Board of Directors. This committee is made up of NJCAA Region Directors, Assistant Region Directors and the NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Association President. Donna Genova Commi ee Chair 

Toby Wynn

Bronx CC, N.Y.

Coaches Associa on President  Seward County CC, Kan.

Gary Broadhurst

Ron Case

Mohawk Valley CC, N.Y.

Gloucester CC, N.J.

Mel Millerbernd

Julie Mulvey

Rainy River CC, Minn.

Massasoit CC, Mass. 

For the 2012‐13 season, the  NJCAA will release 14   Division III Women’s  Basketball rankings beginning   Wednesday, Nov. 14.  Member colleges are required to enter weekly  sta s cs and game results to the NJCAA stat system.   Colleges that fail to do so will be excluded from the  poll.  Each NJCAA sec onal director will report the top  teams in their respec ve regions to the NJCAA  na onal office by Monday, 10:00 a.m. (MST). Regions  failing to report by that  me will not be reflected in  the poll. The combined reports will then be sent out  to the sec onal directors who will vote for their Top  10 teams. The na onal office will compile the votes  and release the final Top 10 rankings. 

2012-13 POLL DATES November 14

November 21

November 28

December 5

December 12

January 9

January 16

January 23

January 30

February 6

February 13

February 20

February 27

2012-13 DIVISION III SECTIONAL DIRECTORS

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DISTRICTS (REGIONS)

NAME

COLLEGE

EMAIL

A (3)

Gary Broadhurst

Mohawk Valley CC, N.Y.

gbroadhurst@mvcc.edu

B, C, H (4, 12, 13)

Berdyne Kuiken

South Suburban College, Ill.

bkuiken@southsuburbancollege.edu

D (15)

Donna Genova

Bronx CC, N.Y.

dtgenova@optonline.net

E, G (17, 19, 20)

Ron Case

Gloucester CC, N.J.

rcase@gccnj.edu

F (10, 21)

Julie Mulvey

Massasoit CC, Mass.

Jmulvey@massasoit.mass.edu

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SEEDING Seeding will be done by the DIII Women’s Basketball sectional directors in conjunction with the NJCAA National Office.

SEEDING CRITERIA Regional placement at 2012 National Tournament Strength of Region/District National Poll Overall Record against Member Schools 

UCR Regional Sports Complex - Rochester, Minn. March 14-16, 2013

Saturday, March 24

Thursday, March 14 GAME 1

#1 Seed

vs.

#8 Seed

GAME 2

#4 Seed

vs.

#5 Seed

GAME 3

#3 Seed

vs.

#6 Seed

GAME 4

#2 Seed

vs.

#7 Seed

7th/8th Place Game GAME 9

Game 5 Loser

vs.

Game 6 Loser

5th/6th Place Game GAME 10

Game 5 Winner

vs.

Game 6 Winner

3rd/4th Place Game

Friday, March 15 GAME 5

Game 1 Loser

vs.

Game 2 Loser

GAME 6

Game 3 Loser

vs.

Game 4 Loser

GAME 7

Game 1 Winner

vs.

Game 2 Winner

GAME 8

Game 3 Winner

vs.

Game 4 Winner

GAME 11

Game 7 Loser

vs.

Game 8 Loser

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME 12

Game 7 Winner

vs.

Game 8 Winner

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2012-13 NJCAA DIII WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PRESEASON TOP 10 RANK

COLLEGE

1 ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE, ILL. 2 ANOKA-RAMSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, MINN. 3 ONONDAGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, N.Y. 4 ROXBURY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, MASS. 5 OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE, N.J. 6 MONTGOMERY COLLEGE, MD. NORTHLAND COMM. & TECH COLLEGE, MINN. 7 8 MOHAWK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, N.Y. 9 MESABI RANGE COMM. & TECH COLLEGE, MINN. 10 NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE, N.Y.

RET. STARTERS (TOTAL)

2011 RECORD

2 (3)

28-6

Returning two starters from last season’s na onal championship squad, the Golden Eagles are aiming for a repeat in 2012‐13. 

2 (3)

29-3

The Golden Rams look talented entering 2012‐13 behind a strong recrui ng class and returning All‐American guard Maria Loughlin. 

3 (7)

31-5

A large crop of freshmen and three returning starters has the Lazers in posi on to make a run at the 2012‐13 na onal championship. 

1 (5)

27-5

Tigers head coach Mark Leszczyk has high expecta ons for the 2012‐13 campaign with the return of star guard Shannon Samuels. 

2 (4)

24-3

With the return of two starters, the Vikings of Ocean County are confident about another successful season in District E. 

2 (4)

28-6

Big things are expected in Rockville with Raptors head coach Tarlouh Gasque returning two starters from last season’s fourth‐place team. 

3 (5)

21-9

U lizing head coach Shannon Nelson’s fast‐paced a ack, the Pioneers’ returning players on the perimeter make this a deadly team. 

4 (6)

22-8

A devasta ng upset in the District A tournament last season has the Hawks’ six returning players eager to hit the hardwood in 2012‐13. 

2 (3)

24-6

The Norse return all three of their key interior players who will look to power Mesabi Range to a na onal tournament appearance. 

0 (5)

22-6

Head coach Kris ne Abrams brings back a lot of talent for the Lions but experience will be a factor with five new starters on the floor. 

Other Teams to Watch Northampton CC, Pa. (25-6) Suffolk County CC, N.Y. (18-8) Rochester CTC, Minn. (18-10)

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Madison College, Wis. (17-10) Fulton-Montgomery CC, N.Y. (25-5) Prince George’s CC, Md. (16-9)

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DISTRICT A (Region 3) MEMBER SCHOOLS

PAST CHAMPIONS

REGION  COLLEGE 

LOCATION 

3

Broome Community College

Binghamton, N.Y.

3

Cayuga Community College

Auburn, N.Y.

3

Clinton Community College

Plattsburgh, N.Y.

3

Corning Community College

Corning, N.Y.

3

Finger Lakes Community College

3

Fulton-Montgomery Community College

3

Herkimer County Community College

3

Hudson Valley Community College

3

Jefferson Community College

3

Mohawk Valley Community College

Utica, N.Y.

3

North Country Community College

Saranac Lake, N.Y.

3

Onondaga Community College

3

Schenectady County Community College

Schenectady, N.Y.

3

SUNY Adirondack

Queensbury, N.Y.

3

SUNY-Delhi

3

Tompkins Cortland Community College

Canandaigua, N.Y. Johnstown, N.Y.

2011-12 Onondaga 2010-11 Mohawk Valley 2009-10 Onondaga

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS Hudson Valley

1993

Herkimer, N.Y. Troy, N.Y. Watertown, N.Y.

Syracuse, N.Y.

Delhi, N.Y. Dryden, N.Y.

2012-13 PROJECTED TOP 4 College

2011-12 Record

Return Starters (Total)

1. Onondaga CC

31-5

3 (7)

DISTRICT A CHAMPIONSHIP

2. Mohawk Valley CC

22-8

4 (6)

March 1-3, 2012

3. Fulton-Montgomery CC

25-5

2 (5)

Mohawk Valley CC (Utica, N.Y.)

4. Hudson Valley CC

16-10

1 (2)

*Projections based on poll provided to all district members

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RETURNING LEADERS Casi Strait

Finger Lakes CC

G

20.1 ppg

Tyresha Mathis

Cayuga CC

F

17.0 rpg

Katrina Garrand

Clinton CC

G

7.0 apg

Katrina Garrand

Clinton CC

G

4.0 spg

Ruth Paul

Clinton CC

C

3.0 bpg

Katrina Garrand

Clinton CC

G

63.5 3pt%

Shaniece Brown

Mohawk Valley CC

G

81.6 FT%

*Based on submissions by schools - includes stat minimums

TOP RETURNING PLAYERS College

Player

Pos.

Height

Cayuga CC

2011-12 Stats

Tyresha Mathis

F

5' 10"

14.6 ppg - 17.0 rpg - 2.9 bpg

Clinton CC

Katrina Garrand

G

5' 7"

12.0 ppg - 7.0 apg - 4.0 spg

Clinton CC

Ruth Paul

C

6' 0"

12.0 rpg - 3.0 bpg

Finger Lakes CC

Casi Strait

G

5' 7"

20.1 ppg - 4.5 apg - 77.5 FT%

Mohawk Valley CC

Shaniece Brown

G

5' 4"

18.4 ppg - 6.6 apg - 81.6 FT%

Onondaga CC

Jenna Johnson

G

5' 9"

11.8 ppg - 78.7 FT%

Onondaga CC

Kaitlynne Knapp

F

5' 11"

11.1 ppg - 2.5 bpg

Schenectady County CC

Betsy Santoro

G

5' 6"

18.0 ppg - 5.6 apg - 3.4 spg

SUNY-Delhi

Yomaris Soto

G

5' 6"

10.0 ppg - 42.9 3pt%

Tompkins Cortland CC

Ashley Coriolan

G

5' 4"

12.1 ppg - 34.3 3pt%

TOP 3 WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES  

COACH 

COLLEGE 

SCHOOL SEASONS (RECORD) 

CAREER SEASONS (RECORD) 

1. Kevin Jones

Fulton-Montgomery CC

14 (302-145)

14 (302-145)

2. Mike Wheeler

Onondaga CC

11 (264-75)

11 (264-75)

3. Jim Alberici

Cayuga CC

14 (213-197)

14 (213-197)

*Based on total career wins (Seasons do not include upcoming season) 

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DISTRICT B (Regions 4, 12) MEMBER SCHOOLS

PAST CHAMPIONS

REGION  COLLEGE 

LOCATION 

4

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn, Ill.

4

Harper College

4

Joliet Junior College

4

Madison College

4

Milwaukee Area Technical College

4

Rock Valley College

12

Lorain County Community College

Elyria, Ohio

12

Mid-Michigan Community College

Harrison, Mich.

Palatine, Ill. Joliet, Ill.

2011-12 Rock Valley 2010-11 Joliet 2009-10 Madison

Madison, Wis. Milwaukee, Wis. Rockford, Ill.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS Rock Valley

2012

Madison

2010

College of DuPage

2002

College of DuPage

2000

2012-13 PROJECTED TOP 4 College

2011-12 Record

Return Starters (Total)

1. Rock Valley College

28-6

2 (3)

2. Madison College

17-10

1 (3)

3. Joliet Junior College

14-16

2 (5)

4. College of DuPage

7-19

0 (2)

*Projections based on poll provided to all district members

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DISTRICT B CHAMPIONSHIP March 2-3, 2013

Harper College (Palatine, Ill.)

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RETURNING LEADERS Revonnia Howard

Rock Valley College

C

13.0 ppg

Revonnia Howard

Rock Valley College

C

11.0 rpg

Hailey Schroeder

Lorain County CC

G

3.5 apg

Hailey Schroeder

Lorain County CC

G

2.5 spg

Alexis McGhee

Lorain County CC

C

2.5 bpg

Hailey Schroeder

Lorain County CC

G

31.5 3pt%

Alexis McGhee

Lorain County CC

C

70.0 FT%

*Based on submissions by schools - includes stat minimums

TOP RETURNING PLAYERS College

Player

Pos.

Height

Lorain County CC

2011-12 Stats

Alexis McGhee

C

6' 0"

9.0 ppg - 8.0 rpg -2.5 bpg

Madison College

Courtney Spangler

F

5' 11"

9.2 ppg

Rock Valley College

Revonnia Howard

C

6' 2"

13.0 ppg - 11.0 rpg

TOP 3 WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES  

COACH 

COLLEGE 

SCHOOL SEASONS (RECORD) 

CAREER SEASONS (RECORD) 

1. Jessica Pelzel

Madison College

6 (126-55)

6 (126-55)

2. Misty Opat

Rock Valley College

3 (64-32)

3 (64-32)

3. Shaun Sanderson

Joliet JC

4 (59-69)

4 (59-69)

*Based on total career wins (Seasons do not include upcoming season) 

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DISTRICT C (Region 13 South) MEMBER SCHOOLS

PAST CHAMPIONS

REGION  COLLEGE 

LOCATION 

Coon Rapids, Minn.

2011-12 Anoka-Ramsey

13

Anoka-Ramsey Community College

13

Minnesota State Community & Tech College

Fergus Falls, Minn.

2010-11 Anoka-Ramsey

13

Minnesota West Community & Tech College

Worthington, Minn.

2009-10 Anoka-Ramsey

13

Ridgewater College

13

Riverland Community College

13

Rochester Community & Technical College

Rochester, Minn.

Anoka-Ramsey

2011

13

St. Cloud Technical & Community College

St. Cloud, Minn.

Rochester

2009

13

Western Technical College

Anoka-Ramsey

2007

Anoka-Ramsey

2005

Minnesota State

2001

Anoka-Ramsey

1999

Anoka-Ramsey

1998

Anoka-Ramsey

1997

Anoka-Ramsey

1994

Willmar, Minn.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Austin, Minn.

La Crosse, Wis.

2012-13 PROJECTED TOP 4 College

2011-12 Record

Return Starters (Total)

1. Anoka-Ramsey CC

29-3

2 (3)

2. Rochester CTC

18-10

0 (5)

3. Ridgewater College

6-18

2 (2)

4. Riverland CC

13-14

3 (3)

*Projections based on poll provided to all district members

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DISTRICT C CHAMPIONSHIP March 2-3, 2013

Hosted by Regular Season Champion

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RETURNING LEADERS Jenna McDonough

Western Tech College

G

16.7 ppg

Katey Granstra

Minnesota West CTC

C

9.6 rpg

Sophia Hebrink

Riverland CC

F

2.7 apg

Maria Loughlin

Anoka-Ramsey CC

G

2.6 spg

Katey Granstra

Minnesota West CTC

C

2.1 bpg

Maria Loughlin

Anoka-Ramsey CC

G

38.9 3pt%

Rebekah Aase

Riverland CC

C

81.0 FT%

*Based on submissions by schools - includes stat minimums

TOP RETURNING PLAYERS College

Player

Pos.

Height

Anoka-Ramsey CC

2011-12 Stats

Maria Loughlin

G

5' 7"

15.1 ppg - 77.0 FT%

Minnesota State CTC

Rhoda Christenson

F

5' 9"

15.7 ppg - 7.0 rpg

Minnesota West CTC

Brittany Hulstein

G

5' 9"

12.1 ppg

Minnesota West CTC

Katey Granstra

C

6' 0"

10.9 ppg - 9.6 rpg - 2.1 bpg

Minnesota West CTC

Kayla Vander Veen

G

5' 4"

10.8 ppg

Riverland CC

Rebekah Aase

C

6' 1"

13.7 ppg - 9.3 rpg - 81.0 FT%

St. Cloud Technical & CC

Nicole Horstman

G

5' 5"

12.0 ppg

Western Technical College

Jenna McDonough

G

5' 7"

16.7 ppg

TOP 3 WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES  

COACH 

COLLEGE 

SCHOOL SEASONS (RECORD) 

CAREER SEASONS (RECORD) 

1. Michael Fury

Minnesota West CTC

31 (406-340)

31 (406-340)

2. Carrie Ogdahl

Ridgewater College

17 (223-220)

17 (223-220)

3. Steve Hucke

Rochester CTC

9 (179-79)

9 (179-79)

*Based on total career wins (Seasons do not include upcoming season) 

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DISTRICT D (Region 15) MEMBER SCHOOLS

PAST CHAMPIONS

REGION  COLLEGE 

LOCATION 

15

Borough of Manhattan Community College

New York, N.Y.

15

Bronx Community College

15

Dutchess Community College

15

Hostos Community College

15

Kingsborough Community College

15

Nassau Community College

15

Queensborough Community College

Bayside, N.Y.

15

Rockland Community College

Suffern, N.Y.

15

Suffolk County Community College

15

Sullivan County Community College

15

Westchester Community College

Bronx, N.Y. Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

2011-12 Nassau 2010-11 Suffolk County 2009-10 Westchester

Bronx, N.Y. Brooklyn, N.Y. Garden City, N.Y.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS Suffolk County

2003

Selden, N.Y. Loch Sheldrake, N.Y. Valhalla, N.Y.

2012-13 PROJECTED TOP 4 College

2011-12 Record

Return Starters (Total)

1. Nassau CC

22-6

0 (5)

DISTRICT D CHAMPIONSHIP

2. Suffolk County CC

18-8

2 (3)

February 26 - March 3, 2012

3. Westchester CC

27-5

2 (3)

Monroe College (New Rochelle, N.Y.)

4. Sullivan County CC

13-14

0 (0)

*Projections based on poll provided to all district members

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RETURNING LEADERS Kristina Shcherban

Hostos CC

F

16.0 ppg

Gabrielle Alleyne

Borough of Manhattan

F

9.5 rpg

Evante Duffin

Borough of Manhattan

G

3.7 apg

Nikki Saponaro

Rockland CC

G

3.7 spg

Dominque Dogulas

Dutchess CC

F

5.0 bpg

Colleen Walker

Suffolk County CC

G

36.4 3pt%

Kristina Shcherban

Hostos CC

F

78.0 FT%

*Based on submissions by schools - includes stat minimums

TOP RETURNING PLAYERS College

Player

Pos.

Height

Borough of Manhattan CC

2011-12 Stats

Aiyana Harris

G

5' 7"

10.6 ppg

Borough of Manhattan CC

Gabrielle Alleyne

F

5' 11"

9.5 rpg

Dutchess CC

Dominque Dogulas

F

5' 11"

9.0 rpg - 5.0 bpg

Dutchess CC

Nicole Battistoni

G

5' 11"

13.0 ppg

Hostos CC

Kristina Shcherban

F

6' 0"

16.0 ppg - 6.0 rpg - 3.0 spg

Nassau CC

Samantha Corbit

F

5' 10"

10.9 ppg - 9.8 rpg

Rockland CC

Melissa Loughnane

F

5' 9"

8.0 rpg

Rockland CC

Nikki Saponaro

G

5' 3"

10.0 ppg - 3.7 spg

Westchester CC

Hayley Awerdick

G

5' 5"

14.2 ppg

TOP 3 WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES  

COACH 

COLLEGE 

SCHOOL SEASONS (RECORD) 

CAREER SEASONS (RECORD) 

1. Kevin Foley

Suffolk County CC

21 (363-112)

21 (363-112)

2. Leon Payne

Westchester CC

9 (120-106)

9 (120-106)

3. Kristine Abrams

Nassau CC

4 (64-24)

4 (64-24)

*Based on total career wins (Seasons do not include upcoming season) 

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DISTRICT E (Region 19) MEMBER SCHOOLS

PAST CHAMPIONS

REGION  COLLEGE 

LOCATION 

19

Atlantic Cape Community College

19

Bergen Community College

19

Mays Landing, N.J.

2011-12 Northampton

Paramus, N.J.

2010-11 Brookdale

Brookdale Community College

Lincroft, N.J.

2009-10 Brookdale

19

Bucks County Community College

Newtown, Pa.

19

Camden County College

19

Cumberland County College

19

Delaware County Community College

Media, Pa.

19

Gloucester County College

Sewell, N.J.

19

Harrisburg Area Community College

19

Lehigh Carbon Community College

19

Luzerne County Community College

19

Middlesex County College

19

Montgomery County Community College

19

Northampton Community College

19

Ocean County College

19

Passaic County Community College

Paterson, N.J.

19

Sussex County Community College

Newton, N.J.

Blackwood, N.J. Vineland, N.J.

Harrisburg, Pa. Schnecksville, Pa. Nanticoke, Pa. Edison, N.J. Blue Bell, Pa. Bethlehem, Pa. Toms River, N.J.

2012-13 PROJECTED TOP 4 College

2011-12 Record

Return Starters (Total)

1. Ocean County College

24- 3

2 (4)

DISTRICT E CHAMPIONSHIP

2. Northampton CC

25-6

2 (3)

March 2, 2013

3. Brookdale CC

23-6

1 (3)

Brookdale CC (Lincroft, N.J.)

4. Montgomery County CC

16-10

2 (3)

*Projections based on poll provided to all district members

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RETURNING LEADERS Nicole Maximowicz

Luzerne County CC

C

16.0 ppg

Linda Minarolli

Passaic County CC

F

13.0 rpg

Halie Ramos

Cumberland County

G

4.3 apg

Ta'Shay March

Gloucester County

G

2.6 spg

Kerry Player

Atlantic Cape CC

C

4.5 bpg

Michelle Bugonowicz

Luzerne County CC

G

52.0 3pt%

Liz Faulkner

Gloucester County

F

72.4 FT%

*Based on submissions by schools - includes stat minimums

TOP RETURNING PLAYERS College

Player

Pos.

Height

Atlantic Cape CC

2011-12 Stats

Kerry Player

C

6' 0"

14.6 ppg - 12.7 rpg - 4.5 bpg

Bergen CC

Tia Cangialosi

G

5' 10"

11.0 ppg - 4.0 apg - 35.2 3pt%

Cumberland County College

Meghan McMahon

F

5' 9"

10.3 ppg - 6.3 rpg

Gloucester County College

Liz Faulkner

F

5' 10"

15.6 ppg - 11.1 rpg

Gloucester County College

Ta'Shay March

G

5' 5"

11.6 ppg - 2.6 spg

Lehigh Carbon CC

Casey Rinfret

G

5' 6"

15.0 ppg

Luzerne County CC

Nicole Maximowicz

C

5' 11"

16.0 ppg - 12.0 rpg - 2.0 bpg

Montgomery County CC

Dayna McCrewell

F

5' 7"

9.3 ppg - 10.7 rpg - 2.0 bpg

Northampton CC

Tiara Aziz

G

5' 6"

12.9 ppg

Passaic County CC

Linda Minarolli

F

5' 9"

13.0 rpg

TOP 3 WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES  

COACH 

COLLEGE 

SCHOOL SEASONS (RECORD) 

CAREER SEASONS (RECORD) 

1. Tom McCormack

Gloucester County College

14 (186-200)

14 (186-200)

2. Teya Eaton

Passaic County CC

9 (133-118)

9 (133-118)

3. Dana Kovich

Ocean County College

5 (81-54)

5 (81-54)

*Based on total career wins (Seasons do not include upcoming season) 

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DISTRICT F (Region 21) MEMBER SCHOOLS

PAST CHAMPIONS

REGION  COLLEGE 

LOCATION 

21

Bristol Community College

Fall River, Mass.

21

Bunker Hill Community College

21

Gateway Community College - CT

21

Holyoke Community College

21

Lincoln College of New England

Southington, Conn.

21

Manchester Community College

Manchester, Conn.

21

Massasoit Community College

21

MassBay Community College

21

Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Mass.

21

Quinsigamond Community College

Worcester, Mass.

21

Roxbury Community College

21

Springfield Technical Community College

21

University of Connecticut at Avery Point

Boston , Mass. New Haven, Conn.

2011-12 Roxbury 2010-11 Roxbury 2009-10 Manchester

Holyoke, Mass.

Brockton, Mass. Wellesley Hills, Mass.

Roxbury Crossing, Mass. Springfield, Mass. Groton, Conn.

2012-13 PROJECTED TOP 4 College

2011-12 Record

Return Starters (Total)

1. Roxbury CC

27-5

1 (5)

DISTRICT F CHAMPIONSHIP

2. UConn - Avery Point

15-8

0 (0)

March 2-3, 2013

3. Manchester CC

15-8

1 (2)

TBA

4. Massasoit CC

15-12

0 (0)

*Projections based on poll provided to all district members

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RETURNING LEADERS Shannon Samuels

Roxbury CC

G

15.7 ppg

Alaina Holloman

Gateway CC

C

11.5 rpg

Patrice Washington

Bunker Hill CC

G

3.0 apg

Deeqa Abdi

Bunker Hill CC

F

3.0 spg

Lorie Saunders

Lincoln-New England

C

3.0 bpg

Shannon Samuels

Roxbury CC

G

51.5 3pt%

Theresa Mitchell

Roxbury CC

G

76.3 FT%

*Based on submissions by schools - includes stat minimums

TOP RETURNING PLAYERS College

Player

Pos.

Height

Bristol CC

2011-12 Stats

Rebecca Pereira

F

5' 8"

10.0 ppg - 11.0 rpg

Bunker Hill CC

Deeqa Abdi

F

5' 7"

3.0 spg - 2.0 bpg

Bunker Hill CC

Patrice Washington

G

5' 6"

15.6 ppg

Lincoln of New England

Lorie Saunders

C

6' 0"

11.5 ppg - 10..4 rpg - 3.0 bpg

Manchester CC

Anne Hawthorn

G

5' 8"

11.1 ppg

Northern Essex CC

Vanessa Feretto

F

5' 7"

11.3 rpg

Roxbury CC

Brittany Allen

F

5' 11"

7.9 rpg

Roxbury CC

Shannon Samuels

G

5' 6"

15.7 ppg - 51.5 3pt%

TOP 3 WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES  

COACH 

COLLEGE 

SCHOOL SEASONS (RECORD) 

CAREER SEASONS (RECORD) 

1. Mark Leszczyk

Roxbury CC

5 (113-29)

9 (168-58)

2. Nate Stailey

UConn - Avery Point

4 (68-28)

4 (68-28)

3. Christine Grillon

Bunker Hill CC

1 (8 - 16)

1 (8 - 16)

*Based on total career wins (Seasons do not include upcoming season) 

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DISTRICT G (Regions 10, 17, 20) MEMBER SCHOOLS REGION  COLLEGE 

LOCATION 

Hudson, N.C.

PAST CHAMPIONS 2011-12 Montgomery

10

Caldwell Community College & Tech Institute

10

Rockingham Community College

Wentworth, N.C.

2010-11 Butler County

17

Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Rock Springs, Ga.

2009-10 Anne Arundel

17

Middle Georgia Technical College

17

Southern Crescent Technical College

17

West Georgia Technical College

20

Anne Arundel Community College

20

Butler County Community College - PA

20

CC of Allegheny County-Allegheny

20

CC of Allegheny County-Boyce

Monroeville, Pa.

20

CC of Allegheny County-North

Pittsburgh, Pa.

20

CC of Allegheny County-South

West Mifflin, Pa.

20

Montgomery College

20

Prince George's Community College

20

Westmoreland County Community College

Warner Robins, Ga. Griffin, Ga. Waco, Ga. Arnold, Md. Butler, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa.

Rockville, Md. Largo, Md. Youngwood, Pa.

REGION 10 TOURNAMENT February 16, 2013

Rockingham CC (Wentworth, N.C.)

2012-13 PROJECTED TOP 4 College

2011-12 Record

REGION 17 TOURNAMENT

Return Starters (Total)

February 21-24, 2013

Middle Georgia Tech (Warner Robbins, Ga.)

1. Montgomery College

28-6

2 (4)

2. Prince George's CC

16-9

0 (0)

REGION 20 TOURNAMENT

3. Westmoreland County CC

17-10

3 (3)

Games Played at Higher Seeds

4. Anne Arundel CC

7-19

2 (2)

*Projections based on poll provided to all district members

February 22-24, 2013

DISTRICT G CHAMPIONSHIP March 2, 2013

Hosted by Region 20 Champion

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RETURNING LEADERS Ashley West

Middle Georgia Tech

G

15.0 ppg

Ashley West

Middle Georgia Tech

G

12.0 rpg

Emily Cole

Georgia NW Tech

F

8.0 apg

Ashley West

Middle Georgia Tech

G

2.5 spg

Lauren Gross

Westmoreland County

F

4.0 bpg

*Based on submissions by schools - includes stat minimums

TOP RETURNING PLAYERS College

Player

Pos.

Height

Anne Arundel CC

2011-12 Stats

Kendall Green

C

6' 0"

7.0 rpg

Anne Arundel CC

Olivia Tubaya

G

5' 7"

8.3 ppg

Georgia Northwestern Tech

Emily Cole

F

5' 9"

8.0 apg

Middle Georgia Tech College

Ashley West

G

5' 8"

15.0 ppg - 12.0 rpg

Westmoreland County CC

Kerri Zelenak

F

5' 10"

7.0 rpg

Westmoreland County CC

Lauren Gross

F

6' 0"

9.0 ppg - 10.0 rpg - 4.0 bpg

Westmoreland County CC

Sadie Rylander

G

5' 4"

2.0 spg

TOP 3 WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES  

COACH 

COLLEGE 

1. Tarlouh Gasque

Montgomery College

2. Scott Hillen 3. John Wardell

SCHOOL SEASONS (RECORD) 

CAREER SEASONS (RECORD) 

6 (191-130)

6 (99-66)

Westmoreland County CC

5 (90-49)

5 (90-49)

Anne Arundel CC

8 (86-111)

8 (86-111)

*Based on total career wins (Seasons do not include upcoming season) 

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DISTRICT H (Region 13 North) MEMBER SCHOOLS

PAST CHAMPIONS

REGION  COLLEGE 

LOCATION 

Brainerd, Minn.

2011-12 Northland

13

Central Lakes College-Brainerd

13

Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College

Cloquet, Minn.

2010-11 Northland

13

Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, Wis.

2009-10 Northland

13

Hibbing Community College

Hibbing, Minn.

13

Itasca Community College

13

Mesabi Range CTC

13

Northland Community & Technical College

13

Rainy River Community College

13

Vermilion Community College

Grand Rapids, Minn. Virginia, Minn. Thief River Falls, Minn.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS Central Lakes

1996

Rainy River

1995

International Falls, Minn. Ely, Minn.

2012-13 PROJECTED TOP 4 College

2011-12 Record

Return Starters (Total)

1. Northland CTC

21-9

3 (5)

DISTRICT H CHAMPIONSHIP

2. Mesabi Range CTC

24-6

2 (3)

March 2-3, 2013

3. Itasca CC

13-13

1 (1)

Hosted by Regular Season Champion

4. Rainy River CC

11-15

1 (1)

*Projections based on poll provided to all district members

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RETURNING LEADERS Haley Larson

Vermilion CC

G

11.6 ppg

Essa Jacobsen

Mesabi Range CTC

C

8.4 rpg

Eva Lampert

Northland CTC

G

4.3 apg

Ashley Block

Mesabi Range CTC

F

2.4 spg

Tinesha Taylor

Vermilion CC

F

1.2 bpg

Whitney Rogstad

Northland CTC

F

75.8 FT%

*Based on submissions by schools - includes stat minimums

TOP RETURNING PLAYERS College

Player

Pos.

Height

Central Lakes College

2011-12 Stats

Jalynn Lamb

C

6' 0"

9.0 ppg - 7.0 rpg

Mesabi Range CTC

Essa Jacabsen

C

6' 0"

9.1 ppg - 8.4 rpg

Northland CTC

Eva Lampert

G

5' 7"

4.3 apg - 2.2 spg

Northland CTC

Tia Klein

G

5' 5"

8.7 ppg - 2.0 spg

Rainy River CC

Joscelynne Alvarez

G

5' 7"

9.0 ppg

Vermilion CC

Cayla Banks

F

5' 8"

6.0 rpg

Vermilion CC

Tinesha Taylor

F

5' 10"

7.3 rpg

TOP 3 WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES  

COACH 

COLLEGE 

SCHOOL SEASONS (RECORD) 

CAREER SEASONS (RECORD) 

1. Dieter Humbert

Rainy River CC

20 (255-218)

24 (290-282)

2. Dan Zbosnik

Mesabi Range CTC

15 (228-180)

15 (228-180)

3. John bauer

Itasca CC

11 (158-108)

11 (158-108)

*Based on total career wins (Seasons do not include upcoming season) 

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REGION 17

REGION 20

*Winner advances to District G Championship 

*Winner advances to District G Championship 

Georgia Northwestern Tech (5-14)

60

Montgomery-Rockville, Md. (25-5)

67

Middle Georgia Tech (5-13)

50

Prince George’s CC, Md. (16-9)

60

DISTRICT A

DISTRICT B

(Region 3) 

(Regions 4, 12) 

Onondaga CC, N.Y. (30-3)

64

Rock Valley College, Ill. (25-6)

83

Fulton-Montgomery CC, N.Y. (25-5)

56

Joliet JC, Ill. (14-16)

65

DISTRICT C

DISTRICT D

(Region 13 South) 

(Region 15) 

Anoka-Ramsey CC, Minn. (27-2)

60

Nassau CC, N.Y. (22-3)

76

Rochester CTC, Minn. (18-10)

50

Suffolk County CC, N.Y. (18-8)

54

DISTRICT E

DISTRICT F

(Region 19) 

(Region 21) 

Northampton CC, Pa. (24-4)

49

Roxbury CC, Mass. (27-4)

61

Ocean County College, N.J. (24-3)

47

UConn-Avery Point (15-8)

47

DISTRICT G

DISTRICT H

(Regions 2, 10, 17, 20) 

(Region 13 North) 

Montgomery-Rockville, Md. (26-5)

99

Northland CTC, Minn. (22-7)

67

Georgia Northwestern Tech (5-15)

50

Mesabi Range CTC, Minn. (24-6)

49

NATIONAL TOURNAMENT SEEDING Seed 

28

Team 

District 

#1

Anoka-Ramsey CC, Minn. (27-2)

C

#2

Onondaga CC, N.Y. (30-3)

A

#3

Roxbury CC, Mass. (27-4)

F

#4

Rock Valley College, Ill. (25-6)

B

#5

Montgomery-Rockville, Md. (26-5)

G

#6

Northampton CC, Pa. (24-4)

E

#7

Northland CTC, Minn. (22-7)

H

#8

Nassau CC, N.Y. (22-3)

D

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GAME 1                                                       Thursday, March 15 

GAME 2                                                      Thursday, March 15 

#1 Anoka-Ramsey CC, Minn. (28-2)

79

#4 Rock Valley College, Ill. (26-6)

67

#8 Nassau CC, N.Y. (22-4)

46

#5 Montgomery-Rockville, Md. (26-6)

62

GAME 3                                                       Thursday, March 15 

GAME 4                                                       Thursday, March 15 

#3 Roxbury CC, Mass. (28-4)

64

#2 Onondaga CC, N.Y. (31-3)

57

#6 Northhampton CC, Pa. (24-5)

57

#7 Northland CTC, Minn. (22-8)

56

GAME 5                                                           Friday, March 16 

GAME 6                                                           Friday, March 16 

#5 Montgomery-Rockville, Md. (27-6)

79

#6 Northampton CC, Pa. (25-5)

58

#8 Nassau CC, N.Y. (22-5)

59

#7 Northland CTC, Minn. (22-9)

51

GAME 7                                                           Friday, March 16 

GAME 8                                                           Friday, March 16 

#1 Anoka-Ramsey CC, Minn. (28-3)

55

#2 Onondaga CC, N.Y. (31-4)

50

#4 Rock Valley College, Ill. (27-6)

63

#3 Roxbury CC, Mass. (29-4)

82

7TH/8TH P LACE GAME

5TH/6TH P LACE GAME

GAME 9                                                        Saturday, March 17 

GAME 10                                                       Saturday, March 17 

#7 Northland CTC, Minn. (23-8)

71

#5 Montgomery-Rockville, Md. (28-6)

81

#8 Nassau CC, N.Y. (22-6)

64

#6 Northampton CC, Pa. (25-6)

65

3RD/4TH PLACE GAME

NAT IONAL CHAMP IONS HIP

GAME 11                                                       Saturday, March 17 

GAME 12                                                       Saturday, March 17 

#1 Anoka-Ramsey CC, Minn. (29-3)

63

#3 Roxbury CC, Mass. (29-5)

64

#2 Onondaga CC, N.Y. (31-5)

61

#4 Rock Valley College, Ill. (28-6)

82

ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

ROCK VALLEY GOLDEN EAGLES 2012 DIII NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

TOURNAMENT MVP

Porcha Davis

MC-Rockville

Jessica Gamble

Rock Valley

Tyler Kimball

Roxbury

Maria Loughlin

Anoka-Ramsey

Siara Lowry

Roxbury

Mieshia Reynolds

Roxbury

Erin Ryczek

Rock Valley

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD

Marion Thompson

Rock Valley

Northland CTC, Minn.

Revonnia Howard

Rock Valley

 

COACH OF TOURNAMENT Misty Opat

Rock Valley

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2011-12 DIII WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ALL-AMERICANS PLAYER 

COLLEGE 

YEAR 

POS. 

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? 

FIRST TEAM Elizabeth Lawler

Ocean CC, N.J.

SO

C

*Georgian Court

Tamarra Shorter

Anoka-Ramsey CC, Minn.

SO

F

Not Returning

Marion Thompson

Rock Valley College, Ill.

SO

F

Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Lanae Rash

Rainy River CC, Minn.

SO

G

*Bemidji State

Alexandra Silva

Montgomery-Rockville, Md.

SO

G

*Mount Olive

Tyler Kimball

Roxbury CC, Mass.

SO

F

*Bentley

Maria Loughlin

Anoka-Ramsey CC, Minn.

FR

F

RETURNING

Alyssa Gratien

Onondaga CC, N.Y.

SO

G

^SUNY-New Paltz

Rebecca Pope

UConn-Avery Point

SO

G

UConn

Heather Reynolds

Corning CC, N.Y.

FR

G

^SUNY-Cortland

Shalisia Jackson

Onondaga CC, N.Y.

SO

C

Buffalo State

Halie Cintron

Northampton CC, N.J.

SO

F

*East Stroudsburg

Danielle Durant

Prince George’s CC, Md.

FR

F

Not Returning

Hannalee Fordyce

Nassau CC, N.Y.

SO

F

^SUNY-Brockport

Sabrina Rodriguez

Queensborough CC, N.Y.

FR

G

Not Returning

SECOND TEAM

THIRD TEAM

HONORABLE MENTION Adrianna Ivanovic

Mesabi Range CTC, Minn.

SO

F

Not Returning

Ashley West

Middle Georgia Tech

FR

F

RETURNING

Siara Lowry

Roxbury CC, Mass.

SO

G

*Molloy

Erin Ryczek

Rock Valley College, Ill.

SO

G

^Rockford

Celestra Warren

Joliet JC, Ill.

SO

G

*Limestone

*NCAA DII     ^NCAA DIII 

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GENA TAYLOR

TYRESHA MATHIS

Passaic County CC, N.J. (Sophomore - G)

Cayuga CC, N.Y. (Freshman - F)

21.9 POINTS/GAME

17.0 REBOUNDS/GAME

(26 GP, 195 FGM, 137 FTM)

(28 GP, 229 DREB, 247 OREB)

STEPHANIE BROCK

MELISSA BASTIAN

Nassau CC, N.Y. (Sophomore - G)

UConn-Avery Point (Freshman - F)

7.8 ASSISTS/GAME

58.7 FG%

(27 GP, 210 A)

(22 GP, 118/201 FG)

STEPHANIE BROCK

CHRISTINE BREZOVSKY

Nassau CC, N.Y. (Sophomore - G)

Rockland CC, N.Y. (Freshman - G)

47.8 3PT%

85.6 FT%

(27 GP, 53/111 3PT)

(31 GP, 77/90 FT)

JUSTINA SMITH

KERRY PLAYER

North Country CC, N.Y. (Freshman - F)

Atlantic Cape CC, N.J. (Freshman - C)

6.1 STEALS/GAME

4.5 BLOCKS/GAME

(20 GP, 122 S)

(25 GP, 113 B)

2011-12 DIII STATISTICAL TEAM CHAMPIONS Roxbury CC, Mass.

85.7 PPG

(27 GP - 2,313 P)

Roxbury CC, Mass.

45.0 FG%

(27 GP - 939/2,085 FG)

Onondaga CC, N.Y.

42.4 3PT%

(30 GP - 193/455 3PT)

Madison College, Wis.

69.9 FT%

(27 GP - 439/628 FT)

43.8 PAPG

(23 GP - 1,008 PA)

Suffolk County CC, N.Y.

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OTERO JUNIOR COLLEGE 2011-12 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ACADEMIC TEAM OF THE YEAR

3.57 GPA

2011-12 NJCAA DIII WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ACADEMIC AWARD WINNERS STUDENT‐ATHLETE 

COLLEGE 

GPA 

STUDENT‐ATHLETE 

COLLEGE 

GPA 

STUDENT‐ATHLETE 

4.0

Jasmine Macabulos

COLLEGE 

GPA 

Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence (4.0 GPA) Mitshi Ishioka

Harper College, Ill.

4.0

Katherine Kazemba Minnesota West CTC

College of DuPage, Ill.

4.0

Superior Academic Achievement (3.8‐3.99 GPA) Briana Aversa

Gloucester CC, N.J.

3.95 Jennifer Celiberti

Broome CC, N.Y.

3.91 Camille Bauer

Anoka-Ramsey, Minn.

3.89

Elizabeth Lawler

Ocean CC, N.J.

3.88 Rebecca Ayers

Corning CC, N.Y.

3.86

Alysha Sears

Anne Arundel CC, Md.

3.86

Amber Lesko

CCAC-South, Pa.

3.85 Tanya Kauffman

Madison College, Wis.

3.81

Emily Ollman

Rock Valley College, Ill. 3.80

Riverland CC, Minn.

Exemplary Academic Achievement (3.6‐3.79 GPA)

32

Whitney Ayers

Corning CC, N.Y.

3.77 Kourtney Kruger

Hibbing CC, Minn.

3.77

Rebekah Aase

Erica Houle

Hudson Valley CC, N.Y.

3.74 Alyson Drooger

Minnesota West CTC

3.68

Amanda Fernandez Ocean CC, N.J.

Eiley Berg

Northland CTC, Minn.

3.66 Sheila Cruz

Atlantic Cape CC, N.J.

3.65

Lauren Guth

Broome CC, N.Y.

3.65

Haley McNeil

Itasca CC, Minn.

3.65 Jessica Dvergsten

Itasca CC, Minn.

3.62

Hailey Peterson

Northland CTC, Minn.

3.61

Stephanie Burke

Rockland CC, N.Y.

3.60

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1992  Becker College, Mass.  1993  Hudson Valley Community College, N.Y.  1994  Anoka‐Ramsey Community College, Minn.  1995  Rainy River Community College, Minn.  1996  Central Lakes College, Minn.  1997  Anoka‐Ramsey Community College, Minn.  1998  Anoka‐Ramsey Community College, Minn.  1999  Anoka‐Ramsey Community College, Minn.  2000  College of DuPage, Ill.  2001  Fergus Falls Community College, Minn.  2002  College of DuPage, Ill.  2003  Suffolk County Community College, N.Y.  2004  Minneapolis Comm. & Tech College, Minn.  2005  Anoka‐Ramsey Community College, Minn.  2006  Monroe College, N.Y.  2007  Anoka‐Ramsey Community College, Minn.  2008  Monroe College, N.Y.  2009  Rochester Comm. & Tech College, Minn.  2010  Madison Area Technical College, Wis.  2011  Anoka‐Ramsey Community College, Minn.  2012  Rock Valley College, Ill. 

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FORMER PLAYERS IN THE WNBA PLAYER 

COLLEGE (SEASONS) 

Aiysha Smith

Tyler JC, Texas (2000-01)

Amber Holt

Southeastern Illinois College (2004-06)

Amisha Carter

Midland College, Texas (2000-02)

Betty Lennox

Trinity Valley CC, Texas (1996-97)

Christelle N'Garsanet Illinois Central College (2002-03)

WNBA TEAM(S) 

Washington Mystics (2003-04) Tulsa Shock (2012-Present) New York Liberty (2005) Detroit Shock (2004) Tulsa Shock (2011) New York Liberty (2006)

Danielle Adams

Jefferson College, Mo. (2007-09)

San Antonio Silver Stars (2012-Present)

Elaine Powell

Pearl River CC (1991-93)

Jaynetta Sanders

Southwestern Illinois College (1997-99)

Ryneldi Becenti

Scottsdale CC, Ariz. (1990-91)

Shanele Stires

Cloud County CC, Kan. (1991-92)

Sheryl Swoopes

South Plains College (1989-91)

Tawona Alhaleem

John A. Logan College, Ill. (1992-94)

Orlando Miracle (2001)

Yelena Leuchanka

Wabash Valley College, Ill. (2002-03)

Atlanta Dream (2012-Present)

Yolanda Griffith

Palm Beach State College, Fla. (1990-91)

Detroit Shock (2002-06, ‘06-08) Chicago Sky (2006) Orlando Miracle (1999-02) Phoenix Mercury (2001-02) Phoenix Mercury (1997) Minnesota Lynx (2000-02) Tulsa Shock (2011) Seattle Storm (2008) Houston Comets (1997-07)

Indiana Fever (2009) Seattle Storm (2008) Sacramento Monarchs (1999-07)

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HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES 1998 Lillie Frances Garmon (Temple JC, Texas) Betty Jo Graber (Weatherford College, Texas) Lea Plarski (St. Louis CC-Florissant Valley, Mo.) Dixie Woodall (Seminole State College, Fla.)

1999 Rose Marie Battaglia (Bergen CC, N.J.) Evelyn Blalock (Kilgore College, Texas) Fred Perry (Union County College, N.J.)

2000 Linda Hargrove (Cowley County CC, Kan.) Paul Sanderford (Louisburg College, N.C.)

BETTY JO GRABER

2001 Barbara Gill (Johnson County CC, Kan.) Barbara A. “Sue” Ross (Mississippi Gulf Coast CC) Sheryl Swoopes (South Plains College, Texas)

2002 Gary Barton (John A. Logan College, Ill.) Orville Gregory (Johnson County CC, Kan.) Rosie Walker (Panola College, Texas)

2003 Kurt Budke (Trinity Valley CC, Texas) Jim Davis (Roane State CC, Tenn.) Mary Ann Otwell (Panola College, Texas)

2004 Paul Franklin Bishop (Hudson Valley CC, N.Y.)

LEA PLARSKI

Lorene Ramsey (Illinois Central College) Lucille Wood (East Central CC, Mo.)

2005 George E. Killian (NJCAA Executive Director) 2006 Allieze “Ruby” Curry (St. Louis CC-Florissant Valley, Mo.) 2007 Lyndon Hardin (South Plains College, Texas) 2008 Dan Mara (Mitchell College, Conn.) 2009 Jim Little (Seward County CC, Kan.) Monte Madewell (Connors State College, Okla.)

2010 Louis Wharton (Arkansas-Fort Smith)

SHERYL SWOOPES

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2011 Kim Muhl (Kirkwood CC, Iowa)   Mary “Roonie” Scovel (Gulf Coast State College, Fla.)

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