Four members of the Mount Vernon Nazarene College women's basketball team were recently recognized when the American Mideast Conference honors were announced. MVNC finished the regular season with a 17-11 overall record and an 8-10 AMC mark.
Angie Trainer, a 5-foot-10 junior guard from Washington Court House, Ohio, was selected to the AMC First Team. The former Miami Trace High School star leads the Lady Cougars in scoring (15.7 points per game), assists (95), and steals (77). Trainer is also averaging 5.4 rebounds per contest. Earlier this season, she became the 12th player in MVNC women's basketball history to reach the 1,000-point mark for her career.
LeAnn Mallernee, a 6-foot-2 senior forward from Sugarcreek, Ohio, was named to the AMC Second Team. The former standout at Garaway High School leads the Lady Cougars in rebounding (8.6 boards per game) and is scoring at a 14.4 points per game clip. Mallernee has also broken the school's single-season blocked shots record with 44 rejections. In addition, she has recorded 34 assists and 35 steals.
Deanna Kilpatrick, a 6-foot-1 senior forward from Warsaw, Ohio, was an Honorable Mention All-AMC pick. The former River View High School product is averaging 10.1 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. Kilpatrick has also recorded 26 blocked shots, 31 steals, and 61 assists. Earlier this year, she joined Trainer as the 13th player in school history to score 1,000 career points. She is also the program's career leader in three-pointers made with 179.
Susan Adams, a 5-foot-9 freshman forward from Cardington, Ohio, was named to the AMC All-Freshmen Team. The former standout at Cardington-Lincoln High School is averaging 7.8 points and 3.8 rebounds as one of the first players off the bench for MVNC. Adams has also recorded nine blocked shots, 29 steals, and 34 assists. In addition, she has nailed 28-of-94 three-point attempts (29.8 percent).