Three members of the Mount Vernon Nazarene College women's basketball team were recently honored when the National Christian College Athletic Association All-East Region teams were announced.
Anne Nussbaum, a 5-foot-6 senior guard from Mount Vernon, Ohio, was selected to the NCCAA All-East Region First Team. The former Mount Vernon High School standout leads the Lady Cougars in scoring (12.6 points per game), assists (113), and steals (76). Nussbaum has also nailed 48 three-pointers this year, and twice has tied the school's single-game mark by making seven treys.
Shelly Aldrich, a 5-foot-7 senior guard from Marion, Ohio, was named to the NCCAA All-East Region Second Team. The former star at Marion Harding High School is MVNC's leader in three-pointers made (59) and is tied with Nussbaum for the team lead in steals (76). Aldrich has also recorded 89 assists and is shooting 84 percent from the free throw line (68-of-81). She averages 11.7 points per game.
Amie Bibby, a 5-foot-10 senior forward from Mount Vernon, Ohio, was an NCCAA Honorable Mention All-East Region honoree. The former All-Ohioan at Danville High School is averaging 8.7 points and a team-high 7.5 rebounds per game. Bibby has also blocked a team-high 17 shots and recorded 58 steals.
MVNC is currently 17-14 overall. The Lady Cougars will be the second seed in the NCCAA East Region Tournament. The team will face third-seeded Roberts Wesleyan (NY) College on Friday with the time and location still to be determined.