Sports

Ihnen named honorable mention all-American

Thu 3-22-2018

LILBURN, Georgia - Minnesota West sophomore Katherin Ihnen has named as an honorable mention selection on the Two-Year Coaches all-American team by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.

A Harris-Lake Park graduate, Ihnen averaged 21.6 points and 13.7 rebounds per game for the Lady Jays. Her 379 rebounds this season is a school record.

She shot 57.4 percent from the field for the season.

Ihnen scored a school single-game record 48 points vs. Vermilion on Dec. 1.

She scored 1,064 points in her two years with the Lady Jays, fourth on the all-time list.

Ihnen was named Minnesota College Athletic Conference Southern Division Player of the Week three times during the season and was Division III National Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3.

Minnesota West finished the season with an overall record of 23-6 and was second in the Region 13 tournament, losing the championship game in overtime.