Saturday, November 22, 2014

6 OU basketball players receive KCAC honors

By The Herald Staff | 3/3/2014

Six Ottawa University basketball players received all-conference honors in a vote by the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference coaches.

Ottawa senior Julian Rose was selected to the men’s first team.

Six Ottawa University basketball players received all-conference honors in a vote by the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference coaches.

Ottawa senior Julian Rose was selected to the men’s first team.

Junior post Alex Lundry was an honorable mention selection.

Alex Hasty was selected to the all-freshmen team.

Senior Amber Ramsey was selected to the women’s first team and all defensive team.

Ashley Romig was a third-team pick, selected freshmen of the year and to the all-freshmen team. Junior guard Mikayla Skidmore also was selected to the third team.

Rose led the Braves in points (20.1) and rebounds (6.8). He shot 45 percent from the floor. He ranked 25th in the NAIA in points and 28th in total points (563).

Lundry averaged 9.8 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. He also had 44 blocked shots. He shot 54 percent from the floor.

He ranked 16th in the NAIA in total blocks and 17th in blocks per game (1.5).

Hasty appeared in 26 games with eight starts. He averaged 2.8 and 3.2 rebounds per game.

Ramsey averaged 14.8  points and 7.5 rebounds per game, both team highs.

She shot 50 percent from the floor and 43 percent from behind the three-point line. She had 61 blocks, 47 assists and 23 steals.

She was the KCAC player of the week three times and defensive player of the week once.

She ranked 11th in the NAIA in total blocks, 15th in blocks per game (2.1) and 28th in defensive rebounds (6.1).

Romig was Ottawa’s first freshman of the year since Melvetta Manning in 1998.

Romig averaged 11.9 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. She shot 50 percent from the floor and 74 percent from the free-throw line. She also had 24 steals.

Skidmore averaged 10 points and 3.4 assists per game.

She finished with 97 assists and 33 steals. She shot 39 percent from the floor.

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