Women's Basketball

The Penn State DuBois Women’s Basketball team finished their regular season with a record of 15-9.

The Penn State DuBois Women’s Basketball team finished their regular season with a record of 15-9.

The Penn State DuBois Women's Basketball team finished their regular season with a record of 15-9.  With 15 wins this season, the PSUD squad compiled the most wins in school history second only to the 2011-12 team that finished 16-7.  The Lady Lions also finished the season in the USCAA, as the leading rebounding team in the nation with a 54.7 rebound per game average. 

 

The PSUD squad had several season highlights including beating PSUAC conference rival Penn State Beaver for the first time 70-61 in December.  In January, they faced off against the #3 team in the USCAA National Coach's Poll, Villa Maria.  In a hard-fought game, Penn State DuBois secured the win 79-74, for one of the more notable wins in program history.

 

Junior Melody Young (Otto-Eldred) became the first player to be recognized on a national level by being named USCAA All-American (HM).  She also set school records for most rebounds in a season (238), rebounds in a game (19), and 2pt field goals in a season (114).  Many players were recognized for their season accomplishments after posting an impressive 15-9 season record.

 

Post Season Awards:

USCAA All-American (HM):  Melody Young

Team MVP:  Kristen Williams

Coach's Award:  Grace Earle

Co-Rookie of the Year:  Cierra O'Shell and Lauren Young

Defensive Player of the Year:  Gracie Hamilton

Sixth Man Award:  Morgan Silvis

Most Improved Player:  Laura Fatula

PSUD Highest Shooting Percentage:  Hope Bridge

PSUAC John Fritz Sportsmanship Award:  Grace Earle

PSUAC Academic All-Conference Team:  Grace Earle