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      Tech Women's Basketball Hands Out Awards


      HOUGHTON - Senior Sam Hoyt headlined the Michigan Tech women's basketball team awards with her second straight most valuable player award.The Point Guard earned Women's Basketball Coaches Association Div. II All-America Honorable Mention and Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team honors during her senior campaign.

      Sophomore Emily Harrison was named the most improved player. The center averaged 3.3 points this season after scoring 1.7 as a freshman. Harrison earned extended minutes this season averaging 8.5 minutes per game.Kylie Moxley earned outstanding freshman accolades. The Brillion, Wisconsin native averaged 9.7 points and 3.9 rebounds per game. She played nearly 20 minutes per game and started the final 16 games of the season.Senior Emma Veach was honored with the Harold Meese Sportsmanship Award. The Grand Haven, Mich., native averaged 8.6 points and started all 30 games.

      Junior Taylor Stippel earned the scholastic achievement award for the third straight season with a 4.0 cumulative grade point average in humanities. She averaged 7.8 points per game, including a season-high 22 against Concordia-St. Paul.The women's basketball team finished with a 21-9 record, earned a share of the GLIAC North Division Title, and advanced to the semi-finals of the NCAA Midwest Regional Tournament.