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Three Lakers named to all-region teams

By Staff | Mar 26, 2008

Iowa Lakes freshman point guard Samantha Boje (11) was named to the Region XI all-region first team while teammate Shanda Novak (background) was named to the second team. EDN file photo

Three Iowa Lakes Community College women’s basketball players were named to the 2008 All-Region teams. Samantha Boje was a first team selection, Shanda Novak was honored on the second team, and Karissa Kramer earned honorable mention honors.

Boje, a freshman guard from Waseca, Minn., averaged 11.1 points and 2.4 assists per game. She was fourth overall in the region for free throw percentage.

Novak, a sophomore forward from Oxford, averaged 12.6 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. She was also in the top ten in Region XI for scoring and rebounding.

Kramer, a sophomore guard from Sleepy Eye, Minn., averaged 11.6 points, 4.2 steals and 4.9 assists per game. Kramer was first in the region in steals and fifth in assists.

The Laker women ended their season with a 19-10 overall record and 10-8 in the region.

Entire All-Region team listings:

First team all-region: Lauren Thomas-Johnson, Kirkwood; Breann Hill, Kirkwood; Jessica Hunecke, Iowa Central; Jamie Sickles, DMACC; Catalina De La Qunitana, Marshalltown; Samantha Boje, Iowa Lakes; Lene Lox, Southeastern; Kylie Dilla, Iowa Central; Ellie Ritscher, DMACC; Allie Lindemann, Kirkwood

Second team all-region: Rachele Monroe, Kirkwood; Ciera McGaughy, DMACC; Madelyn Houser, NIACC; Danni Huss, Iowa Central; Kristin Rasmussen, Ellsworth; Shanda Novak, Iowa Lakes; Kim Thissen, DMACC; Danielle Ballard, Ellsworth; Tonya Davis, Marshalltown; El Sara Greer, Kirkwood

Honorable Mention: Karissa Kramer, Iowa Lakes; McKensey Long, Kirkwood; Morgan Brown, Iowa Central; Ashley Gorsh, Kirkwood; Angela Brinkmeyer, Iowa Central; Megan Homan, DMACC; Stephany Schuering, DMACC; Abby Brend, Iowa Central; Janay Jennings, Southeastern; Katie Monson, NIACC.