Sports

Harmsen Earns GPAC Coach-Of-The-Year

(Sioux City, Iowa) – Philly Lammers of Concordia University has been selected as the Hauff Mid-America Sports/Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women’s Basketball Player-of-the-Year and headlines the GPAC Basketball All-Conference Teams for 2018-19. Lammers, a junior, averaged 14.7 points per game. She also averaged 6.3 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 1.3 blocks per game for the Bulldogs who went 29-3 overall and 19-3 in conference play.

Other GPAC basketball honorees for 2018-19 include: Defensive Player-of-the-Year Rylie Osthus of Dakota Wesleyan; Freshman-of-the-Year Noelle Josephson of the University of Jamestown; and the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Coach-of-the-Year Bill Harmsen from Dordt. The All-GPAC Basketball Teams and honors are selected by the league’s 12 head coaches.

Northwestern’s Kassidy De Jong and Darbi Gustafson are on the first team, while Haley Birks earned second team honors, and Sammy Blum and Anna Kiel earned honorable mention.

Dordt’s Erika Feenstra earned first team honors. Second team honors went to Rachel Evavold and Annie Rhinesmith.  Kenzie Bousema earned honorable mention accolades.

For a complete list of first and second teams, along with honorable mention, CLICK HERE