Three members of the Nebraska Wesleyan University women’s basketball team were named to the 2009 Great Plains Athletic Conference women’s basketball All-GPAC team when it was announced on March 4. Sadie Struebing, Katy Golden and Ashley Bordovsky all received All-GPAC honorable mention recognition.
Struebing (Brainard, Neb.) earns All-GPAC honorable mention honors for the second straight season. The sophomore from East Butler H.S., was second on the team in scoring (8.7 ppg) and led the team in rebounding at 7.1 per game. She finished the year ranked eighth in the GPAC in rebounding, and sixth in blocked shots (29).
Golden (Gretna, Neb.) was the team’s top scorer on the season as she averaged 10.3 points per game. She was second behind Struebing in rebounding at 5.6 per game. The sophomore from Gretna H.S., led the team in 3-point field goal percentage shooting 56.0 percent from beyond the arc.
Bordovsky (Valparaiso, Neb.) earns her first All-GPAC honors after her successful four-year career. Bordovsky led NWU in assists and steals and was third on the team in scoring. The Raymond Central H.S., product was fifth in the GPAC in minutes played averaging 32.4 minutes per game. She finished her career ranked sixth in career assists (244) and eighth in career steals (154). Her 62 steals this season was the seventh highest single season total at NWU. She also ended her career fifth in free throw percentage at 71.3 percent.
Dani Gass from Morningside College was the 2009 GPAC Women’s basketball Player-of-the-Year, with teammate Autumn Bartel named Defensive Player-of-the-Year and coach Jamie Sale was the GPAC Coach-of-the-Year. Jamey Hofer from the University of Sioux Falls was the Freshman-of-the-Year.
Nebraska Wesleyan finished the 2008-09 season with a 6-21 overall record under first year head coach Eric Jensen.