Claremore Daily Progress

Sports

February 26, 2013

Cornwell headlines SAC All-Conference squad

CLAREMORE — Rogers State University senior Sierra Cornwell was named Sooner Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Year and first team All-SAC, the conference office announced on Monday.

The Preston native shares the defensive player of the year title with Lubbock Christian’s Nicole Hampton. Cornwell tallied the honor for the second straight season. The defensive specialist ranks second in the NAIA in steals and leads the SAC in steals on the season with 119 swipes, 50 more than anyone else in the conference.

Cornwell was one of six Hillcats to receive conference honors. Logan Froese, a senior from Claremore was named second team all-conference. In the regular season finale, Froese became the RSU all-time scoring leader with 1, 137 career points. She averages 10.7 points and a team best 5.6 rebounds per game.

Senior Leah Smith was named third team all-conference as she led the Cats in scoring for the second consecutive season with 11.7 points per game.

Kelby Fritz, of Vinita, and Ariani Silva were named to the honorable mention squad. Silva averages 9.2 points per game and played in all 30 of the Hillcats games this season. Fritz dished out a team-best 76 assists on the season, starting in 27 of her 29 games played.

Junior Taylor Jeffs, of Oologah, played in all 30 games this season and was named to the SAC All-Academic team.

Oklahoma City’s Lauren Gober and LCU’s Hampton were SAC Women’s Basketball Co-Players of the Year. Coach of the Year went to Latricia Trammel of Oklahoma City, Katie Hall of Oklahoma City was named Newcomer of the Year, Freshman of the Year went to Aryionna Taylor of St. Gregory’s, and the Sportsmanship Award winner was Anna Parish of John Brown.

Joining Hampton, Gober, Hall and Cornwell on the First-Team All-Conference are Leticia Silva of St. Gregory’s and Desiree Jeffries of Oklahoma City.

Froese was joined on the second-team by Kelsey Canavan and Emily Atkins of Lubbock Christian, Kourtni Williams of Mid-America Christian, Zbeyda Aremi of Oklahoma Baptist and Angeleigh Davis of Wayland Baptist.

Third-Team All-SAC selections went to Smith along with Sierra Shipley of John Brown, Haley Burton of LCU, Kalie Lucas of SGU and Parris Price of MACU.

 The honorable mention list includes Silva and Fritz, Jessica Lankston of OCU, Rocio Medrano of USAO, Janell Beacham and Charity Fowler of OBU, Laura Castillo of WBU, Kelsey Hoppel of LCU and Parish.

 Jeffs was joined on the All-Academic team by JBU’s Parish; LCU’s Canavan, Hampton, Burton, Hoppel. Callie Sandusky and Amanda Perry; MACU’s Sarah Martin, Kelsie Dutton, Kourtni Williams and Chelsea Key; OBU’s Fowler and Meredith Treat; OCU’s Tiffany Bellamy, Kayla McKenzie, Gober and Hall; SGU’s Silva, Lucas and Heather Anderson; USAO’sPaige Pulliam, Tashina Ototivo, Krista Ford, Amber Chaney, Celeste Smith, Rashelle Carr and Christina Scott; and WBU’s Davis.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • DSC_0016web.jpg District Champions!

    District champions ... Enough said!
    Claremore freshman forward Olivia Maulsby converted a game-winning header with 1:22 remaining to lead the No. 4-ranked Lady Zebras past No. 5 Skiatook, 2-1 Tuesday night in Metro Lakes Conference play at Lantow Field.

    April 23, 2014 3 Photos

  • DSC_0433web.jpg SOCCER: Bulldogs spoil ‘Senior Night’ for Zebras

    Claremore senior goalkeeper Sam Lillie made the most of his first and last varsity start Tuesday night against Skiatook on Senior Night at Lantow Field.
    For 40 minutes, Lillie was flawless in the goal, allowing only one goal and making several tenacious stops against the fiery Bulldogs.
    The second-half, however, told a different story as No. 3 Skiatook scored four goals and enjoyed a 5-0 win over the No. 15 Zebras.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Berryhill’s White strikes out 17, tosses no-hitter over No. 1 Verdigris

    Top-ranked Class 3A Verdigris got White-washed by 4A No.3 Berryhill on Tuesday night.
    In a battle of 2013 state champions, Chiefs’ ace Nick White — a future Oklahoma State pitcher —  fired a no-hitter with 17 strikeouts, igniting a 5-0 victory over the Cardinals.

    April 23, 2014

  • Stilwell’s Lea signs with RSU men's basketball

    Rogers State University men's basketball head coach Justin Barkley announced the addition of standout center Matt Lea for the 2014-15 season.

    April 23, 2014

  • HANSLOVANweb.jpg SOCCER: No. 2 Lady Cards roll past Oologah

    Verdigris senior forward Caitlyn Hanslovan tallied another ‘hat trick’ in her illustrious Lady Cardinals soccer career Tuesday night at Oologah.
    The three goals by Hanslovan soared the second-ranked Lady Cardinals past Oologah, 5-0 in non-conference play at Mustangs Stadium.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • 5 Claremore HS tennis players earn all-conference

    The Claremore High School boys and girls varsity tennis programs had five players receive Metro Lakes all-conference recognition.

    April 23, 2014

  • SOFTBALL: Horner's RBI-single lifts No. 15 Tulsa past OSU, 1-0

    Catherine Horner's RBI single in the sixth inning and Aimee Creger's three-hit shutout gave No. 15 University of Tulsa (42-5) a 1-0 win over Oklahoma State (24-21) at Cowgirl Stadium on Wednesday night.

    April 24, 2014

  • ORU's Romano named to NCBWA Stopper of the Year watch list

    Oral Roberts University junior reliever Jordan Romano has been named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year mid-season watch list, the organization announced on Wednesday.

    April 24, 2014

  • SOFTBALL: OU's Stevens tosses one-hitter past North Texas

    Sophomore Kelsey Stevens was just three outs away from her first no-hitter as a Sooner, but a one-hitter was still a fine consolation prize as No. 17/12 Oklahoma shut out North Texas, 3-0, on Wednesday night.

    April 24, 2014

  • OSU women's basketball adds JUCO duo

    Oklahoma State's women's basketball team has signed a pair of junior college players it was announced today by Cowgirl head coach Jim Littell.

    Trinity Valley (Texas) Community College's Roddricka Patton and Rylie Swanson, a product of Northern Oklahoma College-Enid, both signed National Letters of Intent and will join the OSU program for the upcoming season.

    April 24, 2014