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Katelyn Fischer Named DIII News Second Team All-America

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Arlington, Va. – Marymount University senior standout Katelyn Fischer earned yet another national honor after being named Second Team Women’s DIII News Second Team All-America. The All-America nod is the third for Fischer this season after also being recognized by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and D3Hoops.com.

The Reisterstown, Md., product was named the D3Hoops.com Atlantic Region Player of the Year as a senior and tabbed the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year for the second year in a row. She was also selected as one of the 11 finalists for the prestigious Jostens Trophy, awarded to the top Division III men’s and women’s basketball player in the nation.

Fischer led the Saints to a 24-5 record, their 12th Capital Athletic Conference championship and 17th appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament. She averaged 16.4 points, 5.3 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game while shooting at a 46.7 percent clip from the floor. She was also one of the national leaders in three-point shooting at 42 percent.

In the classroom, Fischer was named First Team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America, the first Marymount player to achieve the feat. A business major, she owns a stellar 3.97 grade point average and was named the Marymount Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a junior, CAC All-Academic and VaSID Academic All-State.