5 ILCC players, Okoboji grad honored

Wed 3-14-2018

AMES - Iowa Lakes Community College had five players honored on the all-Region XI Division II women's basketball team.

Mia Wassink (Edgerton) was a first-team choice; Lemia Ntor-Ue (Osseo) was named to the second team; and Marissa Ruiz (Simley), Marisela Perez (Denver Lakewood) and Calynn Jackson (Indianapolis Emmerich Manual) were honorable mention selections.

Wassink was selected to the first team for the second consecutive year. She was second in the conference with 8.6 rebounds per game and was sixth in scoring with 15.4 points per contest.

Among the other players named to the first team was Okoboji graduate Molly Mitchell, a sophomore center with Des Moines Area Community College. She was a second-team selection last year.

Mitchell finished second in the conference in rebounds per game (8.7) and was second in shooting percentage (57.7 percent) while averaging a team-leading 16 points per game.

Southeastern guard Nadirah Oakman was named Player of the Year. She led the league in scoring at 18.3 points per game.

First team
Molly Mitchell, soph., DMACC, Okoboji
Emily Ferrier, fr., Ellsworth, Frankston, Australia
Mia Wassink, soph., Iowa Lakes, Edgerton
Awal Ajak, soph., Kirkwood, Des Moines
Tayana Wilson, soph., Kirkwood, Country Club Hills, Ill.
Megan Axcell, soph., Kirkwood, Knoxville, Ill.
Taylor Laabs, soph., NIACC, Princeton, MN
Mikayla Homola, fr., NIACC, Maple Grove
UU Longs, soph., NIACC, Minneapolis
Nadirah Oakman, soph., Southeastern, Colorado Springs
Second team
Joniqua Clark, soph., DMACC, Cedar Rapids
Beth Atwood, soph., DMACC, Packwood
Alicia Limones, fr., Ellsworth, Belividere, Ill.
Brittany West, fr., Iowa Central, Shakopee
Sarah Rolling, soph., Iowa Central, Bancroft
Lemia Ntor-Ue, soph., Iowa Lakes, Brooklyn Park
Olivia Usher, soph., Kirkwood, Fairfax, Iowa
Nyachirstmas Puok, soph., Kirkwood, Des Moines
Jazlynn Muniz, soph., Little Priest, Weslaco, Tex.
Khalilah Holloway, soph., NIACC, Minneapolis
Makenzie Pezley, fr., Southeastern, Keokuk
T'Keyah Stapleton, soph., Southwestern, Omaha
Third team
Regan Shockley, soph., DMACC, Hartley
Marissa Ruiz, soph., Iowa Lakes, Simley
Marisela Perez, soph., Iowa Lakes, Denver
Calynn Jackson, fr., Iowa Lakes, Indianapolis
Arika Wooldridge, soph., Kirkwood, Center Point, Iowa
Cici Kieger, fr., NIACC, Woodbury
Ciera Walker, soph., Southeastern, Casa Grande, Ariz.
Andreisha Waller, fr., Southeastern, Homestead, Fla.
Keaundra Washington, soph., Southwestern, Omaha
Jasmine Aviles, fr., Southwestern, Crawfordville, Fla.