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All-MIAA women's basketball team released

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Press Release MIAA:


Fort Hays State's Kate Lehman has been named the MIAA Player and Defensive Player of the Year as the all league teams were announced today. Tony Hobson, head coach of regular season MIAA Champion Fort Hays State, was named the coach of the year.

Lehman was second in the league in scoring with 19.2 points and while leading the league in field goals percentage and offensive rebounds. On the defensive side she led the league in blocked shots with 4.3 per game and was second in defensive rebounds.

Lehman is joined on the first team by Pittsburg State Lizzy Jeronimus who was third in the league in scoring and ninth in total rebounds. From Emporia State Merissa Quick earns first team honors after finishing the regular season second in blocked shots. Also from ESU Kelly Moten was seventh in scoring and 12th in the league in field goal percentage.

LaQuinta Jefferson of Missouri Western led the league in scoring averaging 20.7 points per game good enough to earn first team honors. Also on the first team was Central Missouri's Shelby Winkelmann who was sixth in scoring and free throw percentage during the regular season.

Emporia State's Addie Lackey was named the MIAA Freshman of the Year averaging 10.5 points per game scoring and leading the league in three-point field goal percentage.

The MIAA Women's Basketball Tournament gets underway tonight with the first four games on the campus sites of the higher seed. Tonight's winning teams will advance to Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City to face the tournament's top four seeds on March 6-8.

Player of the Year
Kate Lehman, Sr., C, FHSU

Defensive Player of the Year
Kate Lehman, Sr., C. FHSU

Freshman of the Year
Addie Lackey, Fr., G, ESU

Coach of the Year
Tony Hobson, FHSU

All-MIAA First Team
Kate Lehman, Sr., C, FHSU**[r3]

Lizzy Jeronimus, Sr., F, PSU**[r4]
Merissa Quick, Sr., C, ESU**
LaQuinta Jefferson, Jr., G, MWSU
Shelby Winkelmann, Jr., G, UCM
Kelly Moten, So., G, ESU
**Unanimous Selection
[r2] Three time repeat First Team Selection
[r4] Four time repeat First Team Selection
Six players due to tie in the voting

All-MIAA Second Team
Casyn Buchman, Sr., G, WU
Sharese Jones, Jr., G, MSSU
Ariel Easton, Sr., G, NWMSU
Nicole Hartzog, Sr., G, MSSU
Kassidy Gengenbacher, So., G, LWU

All-MIAA Third Team
Beth Bohuslavsky, Jr., G, FHSU

Julia Mason, Jr., F, UCO
Revonnia Howard, Sr., F, UCM
Amarah Williams, Sr., F, UNK
Kylie Gafford, Jr., F, PSU

All-Defensive Team
Kate Lehman, Sr., C, FHSU
Merissa Quick, Jr., C, ESU

Keriann Shaw, Sr., F, FHSU
Kelly Moten, So., G, ESU
Nicole Hartzog, Sr., G, MSSU

Honorable Mention All-MIAA
Jasmine Thompson, Sr., UCM

Kylie Mayes, Sr., UCO

Olivia Mason, So., UCO

Addie Lackey, Fr, ESU
Keriann Shaw, Sr., FHSU

Jill Faxon, So., FHSU
Kelsey Williams, So., LU
Kate Frazier, Sr., LU
Hunter Yoakum, So., LU
Jenny Rocha, Jr., LWU

Sarafina Handy, Jr., MWSU

Laramey Lewis, Jr., UNK

Chelsey Beathard, Sr., NSU
Fontana Tate, Sr., NSU

Tanya Meyer, Fr., NWMSU
Cathy Brugman, Jr., PSU
Dilonna Johnson, Jr., SBU
Taylor Ignoto, Sr., WU
Honor Duvall, Sr., WU


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