Cougar WBB Alumni Doing Well at Next Levels
Here’s a quick update on class of 2016 and 2017 ICC women’s basketball alumni are doing.
Class of 2017 Alumni
The 6’0 forward from Table Grove, IL is a junior at William Woods University in Fulton, MO. The Owls have an 11-7 record, and Sommer has played in all 18 games, averaging 4.7 ppg and 2.9 rpg while shooting an impressive 79% from the free throw line. She is majoring in marketing.
Brandi, a junior point guard, has started 10 of 18 contests for University of North Carolina Greensboro, including the opportunity to play at the University of Virginia and Duke University’s Cameron Indoor Stadium. She is averaging 6.8 ppg and a team-leading 3.6 apg. The 5’6 point guard from Hononegah High School is majoring in graphic design.
The 6’1 Dunlap native has helped Our Lady of the Lake University (San Antonio, TX) to a 13-5 record and a #15 national ranking in NAIA DI. Brianna has seen action in all 18 games, averaging 3.9 ppg and 2.6 rpg, with a career high of 10 points vs. Texas College. She is majoring in criminal justice.
Class of 2016 Alumni
Jemia, a 2016 first-team NJCAA All-American at ICC, is a senior at Martin Methodist (TN) and was just named SSAC Player of the Week this past Monday (1-15-18). She is averaging 12.9 ppg and a team-leading 8.2 rpg for the Redhawks who are 15-4 and ranked #22 in the NAIA DI poll. The Peoria native is majoring in business management.
Wilnide is a senior at Limestone College (Gaffney, SC) and has seen action in 8 games for the 13-3 Saints. Wil is averaging 1.1 ppg and 1.1 rpg and continues to work hard on the court and in the classroom. The Sunrise, FL product is majoring in professional communication.
Natora (from Fort Lauderdale, FL) is no longer playing college basketball but has entered the Navy and just completed her basic training at the Naval Training Station in Chicago.
Katelynn is a senior at Western Colorado State University in Gunnison, CO where the Mountaineers have a 6-11 overall record. Katelynn (Centennial HS) is shooting 75% from the free throw line and is a great teammate helping build the WCSU program. K-Mart is majoring in business.
Destiny, also a first-team NJCAA All-American at ICC in 2016, is currently a senior at University of Illinois-Springfield. She leads the team in points (13.9) and rebounds (8.1) and was named GLVC Player of the Week this past Monday (1-15-18). Destiny (Normal, IL) is majoring in business administration.
The Washington native stayed close to home and attends Eureka College (10-5). She has garnered 4 SLIAC Player of the Week honors so far this season for the Red Devils, and ranks 5th in the nation in scoring in D3 hoops at 23.6 ppg. Hayley is majoring in exercise science.
Class of 2015 Alumni
Shay is a 5th year senior at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, MO, and has started all 15 games for the 7-8 Spartans. She had a career high 27 points vs. Grand View, and is averaging 9.1 ppg and 2.9 apg on the season. The Decatur, IL native is majoring in sport management.