March 21, 2005

Three Bears Earn Honorable Mention NCAA Division I All-Independent Women's Basketball Honors

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The University of Northern Colorado women's basketball team had three players earn honorable mention honors on the NCAA Division I All-Independent team which was released on Monday.

Senior guard Kayla Flavin, sophomore guard Jena Fosdick and sophomore guard Kendra Lambrecht all earned honorable mention honors. The team was voted on by head coaches and sports information directors from the 10 NCAA Division I Independent colleges and universities.

Flavin averaged 8.5 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.0 steals, 0.5 assists and shot 39.4 percent from the field as she saw action in all 28 games (15 starts). The Sanford, Colo., native scored a career-best 31 points in an 85-60 win over Western State on Feb. 19 and was named the Independent Player of the Week for her efforts. Flavin was also named to the NCAA Division I Independent All-Tournament team.

Fosdick averaged 8.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.9 assists and shot 31.8 percent from beyond the three-point arc as she saw action in all 28 games this season. Fosdick led the team with 47 three-pointers made. Fosdick set a career-high with 29 points in the Bears' 87-79 loss at No. 22/25 Maryland on Feb. 28. Against the Terps, Fosdick shot 10-of-17 from the floor, including 6-of-9 from three-point range, and dished out seven assists to go along with three steals. She led the team in assists (82) and steals (31). Fosdick drew 21 starting assignments this season.

Lambrecht averaged 6.8 points, 1.8 rebounds, 0.9 assists, 1.0 steals and shot 30.9 percent from beyond the three-point arc in 28 games. She drew 13 starting assignments this season. Lambrecht reached double figures on nine different occasions. She scored a season-best 20 points in a 75-50 win over Adams State on Jan. 24. Lambrecht also scored 19 points in a loss at Weber State, in which she hit 6-of-10 three-pointers. She ranked 2nd on the team in three-pointers made (43).