Atlanta, Ga. – Marymount University women’s basketball standout Katelyn Fischer was named Honorable Mention All-America by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, as announced by the WBCA on Thursday. Fischer earned All-America honors for the second-straight season after collecting honorable mention accolades as junior in 2011-12 as well.
Another addition to her already impressive résumé, Fischer was also recently named the D3Hoops.com Atlantic Region Player of the Year on Wednesday 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.