PAINESVILLE, OHIO -- Lake Erie College senior women's basketball player Stephanie Rogers (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) was named to the All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) First Team and GLIAC All-Defensive Team Friday (March 2). The league office announced the annual all-star teams and special awards winner in advance of the conference tournament semifinals on Saturday.
It is the second straight season Rogers has garnered all-conference honors. She was an All-GLIAC South Division Second Team selection as a junior and also was named to the All-Defensive Team.
Ashland University's Kari Daugherty was named the league's "Player of the Year", Eagles' coach Sue Ramsey was "Coach of the Year" and Ferris State University's Christina Branch was the "Freshman of the Year." (Click above for full release)
This year, Rogers led the Storm in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots for the second straight season. She averaged 15.6 points and 8.0 rebounds per game to rank seventh and eighth, respectively, in the GLIAC. Her 77 blocked shots (2.9/game) were second in the league and her 56 steals were fifth most in the conference and second on the team.
She tied Alyssa Wagers (Stow, Ohio/Stow-Munroe Falls) with seven double-doubles on the season, fourth most in the GLIAC, and she recorded just the fifth triple-double in school history in a win over Ohio Dominican University on Feb. 4. Overall this season, Rogers scored in double figures 23 times in 26 games, helping the Storm to a 16-11 record, fifth-place league finish and its first appearance in the GLIAC Tournament.
Rogers finishes her career as the school's second all-time leading scorer (1,395 points) and leading shot blocker (279). She's fifth all-time in rebounding (772) and sixth in steals (187).