Lady Eagles Selected In All-MCAC Team; Molder Shares Coach’s Award

Megan Jones
Megan Jones in action earlier this season
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — Oklahoma Wesleyan women basketball coach Mark Molder and player Megan Jones were amongst the list of individuals who were recognized by the MCAC on Wednesday.

Jones, a transfer junior forward, who averaged 12.9 points and 6.9 rebounds per game during the regular season, was selected in the All-MCAC Team for the 2012-13 season, as well as sharing the MCAC Newcomers of the Year award with Jessica Zaruba, of College of Saint Mary.

Also selected in the All-MCAC Team for the season were Megan twin sister Delaney Jones and sophomore Nichole Tate.

Lady Eagles freshman point guard Courtney Backward and Hannah Wisdom, of College of the Ozarks, shared the MCAC Co-Freshmen of the Year honor.

Meanwhile, head coach Molder, in his second season in charge of the Lady Eagles, shared the spotlight with College of the Ozarks head coach George Wilson for the “Phil Homeratha” Women’s Co-Coaches of the Year award.

All-MCAC Team
Morgan Smith, College of the Ozarks
Megan Jones, Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Karyn Bixler, College of Saint Mary
BreeAnn Hageman, Waldorf College
Nichole Tate, Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Emily Walker, College of the Ozarks
Tiffany Anzalone, College of Saint Mary
Jessica Zaruba, College of Saint Mary
Delaney Jones, Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Jenine Coriz, Haskell Indian Nations University

MCAC Player of the Year: Morgan Smith, College of the Ozarks
MCAC Co-Newcomers of the Year: Megan Jones, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, and Jessica Zaruba, College of Saint Mary
MCAC Co-Freshmen of the Year: Courtney Backward, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, and Hannah Wisdom, College of the Ozarks
MCAC Defensive Player of the Year: BreeAnn Hageman, Waldorf College
“Phil Homeratha” Women’s Co-Coaches of the Year: Mark Molder, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, and George Wilson, College of the Ozarks

Honorable Mention All-MCAC
Ciara Thomas, Southwestern Christian University
Kayla Kepler, College of the Ozarks
Sara Lincoln, York College
Sydney Jessepe, Haskell Indian Nations University
Ellie Markwardt, Waldorf College
Alyssa Drake, Central Baptist College
Courtney Backward, Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Porchea Sanders, Southwestern Christian University
Goli Tavassoli, Waldorf College
Jordan Gooch, Southwestern Christian University
Brooke Rhodes, Central Christian College