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Rector selected to All-Independent Basketball Honorable Mention team

March 9, 2009 Kansas City, MO- Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) was selected to the All-Independent Association of Division III (AD3I) Honorable Mention basketball team for the second year in a row. Rector led the young Spirits to an 8-17 season, and was a team captain. She was selected to...

March 9, 2009

Kansas City, MO- Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) was selected to the All-Independent Association of Division III (AD3I) Honorable Mention basketball team for the second year in a row. Rector led the young Spirits to an 8-17 season, and was a team captain. She was selected to the Piedmont Baptist College All-Tournament team also this year.

Rector led the Spirits with 257 points (10.3 ppg) this season. She shot 32% from the field, and 31% from behind the three point line. She also played the most minutes (690), and had the most starts for the team (22). Rector averaged 2.6 rebounds, 1.0 assists, and 1.1 steals per game on the season. Kayleigh Calandri, a senior guard from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Erica Davis, a senior forward from the University of Maine, Presque Isle, were named the co-players of the year.

2009 ALL-INDEPENDENT WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: (tie) Erica Davis, University of Maine, Presque Isle; and
Kayleigh Calandri, University of California, Santa Cruz

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Ashley McQuillan, St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn)

COACH OF THE YEAR: Carol Jue, Chapman University

Players listed by order of votes received

FIRST TEAM ALL-INDEPENDENT

NAME

SCHOOL

YEAR

POS

HOMETOWN

(tie) Kayleigh Calandri

University of California, Santa Cruz

SR

G

Alameda, CA

Erica Davis

University of Maine, Presque Isle

SR

F

North Yarmouth, ME

Cara Sczepanski

University of Dallas

SO

F

Highland Village, TX

Jordan Osley

Mount Mary College

SO

G

Milwaukee, WI

(tie) Lauren Kamiyama

Chapman University

SR

G

Cerritos, CA

Ally Tincknell

Finlandia University

JR

F-C

Negaunee, MI

SECOND TEAM ALL-INDEPENDENT

NAME

SCHOOL

YEAR

POS

HOMETOWN

Sabrina Diaz

Mount Mary College

SO

G

West Allis, WI

Linda Ly

Chapman University

JR

G

San Gabriel, CA

Joirdan Cole

University of Dallas

SO

F-C

Plano, TX

Molly Davisson

University of California, Santa Cruz

JR

F

San Rafael, CA

Ashley McQuillan

St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn)

FR

G

Brooklyn, NY

HONORABLE MENTION ALL-INDEPENDENT

NAME

SCHOOL

YEAR

POS

HOMETOWN

Jessica Dixon

College of St. Elizabeth

SR

G

Linden, NJ

Kelsey Rector

Salem College

SO

G

State Road, NC

Jodi Riutta

Finlandia University

JR

F

Houghton, MI

Megan Korhonen

University of Maine, Presque Isle

SO

G

Littleton, ME

Andrijana Kerkez

Chapman University

SR

F-C

Belgrade, Serbia

Maesoon Deeb

College of St. Elizabeth

SO

F

Linden, NJ

Marvsharicka Quinn

La Sierra University

SO

G

McComb, MS

 

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