Four named All-OAC in Women's Basketball; Durand named Coach of the Year
Thursday, February 28, 2013 7:23 AM
ADA -- Senior Joanna Snyder was named Co-OAC Player of the Year and was one of three Ohio Northern women's basketball players selected as a First Team All-OAC honoree in voting done by the OAC coaches.Snyder was named First Team All-OAC, as was senior Morgan Dumbaugh and junior Cenzie Yoder.
Senior Katie Mengos earned an Honorable Mention All-OAC selection.
In addition, head coach Michele Durand was named OAC Coach of the Year.
This is the third All-OAC honor for Snyder and first time she was named First Team.
She is second on the team in points averaging 13.4 ppg and is also second in rebounding at 6.0 rpg.
Snyder was named to the Capital One Academic All-American First Team this season and currently has 1,040 points for her career, which is tenth most in school history.
Dumbaugh earns her second All-OAC honor and first appearance on the First Team.
She currently ranks third on the team in scoring at 11.4 ppg and is fourth in rebounding at 4.4 rpg.
Dumbaugh currently has 1,204 points for her career which is third in school history and just 25 shy of breaking the school record.
In addition, she ranks third in school history in three pointers made with 160, tenth in three point percentage and second in career free throw percentage.
Yoder earns her second All-OAC selection.
This season, Yoder leads the team in scoring at 14.2 ppg and in rebounding at 7.3 rpg.
In addition, she is tops on the team in field goal percentage and ranks second on the team in assists and steals.
Mengos earns her first All-OAC selection of her career.
She ranks first on the team in assists and steals, third on the team in rebounding and fifth in scoring.
Mengos is ONU's all-time career assists and steals leader with 307 and 200 respectively.
Durand was named OAC Coach of the Year for the first time.
She has guided the Polar Bears to a school record 26 wins and their first OAC Regular Season and Tournament Championship since the 1987-88 season.
She currently has a record of 178-139 (56.2 percent) in 12 seasons at ONU.
No. 3 Ohio Northern will play next on Friday in the NCAA III Tournament First Round against Hanover (Ind.) at Hope College (Mich.). Tip off is scheduled for 5:15 pm.