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Newton native Lehman named MIAA Defensive Player of the Year

By Heather Williams, hwilliams@kwch.com
Published On: Mar 03 2014 05:23:08 PM CST
Updated On: Mar 03 2014 05:28:53 PM CST
HAYS, Kansas -

Fort Hays State University junior center Kate Lehman has been honored at the Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletic Association defensive player of the year. The Newton is currently leading the nation in blocks with 5.4 a game. She was also a unanimous first team all conference selection.

Two other Tigers received all-league honors. Senior Kate Edwards was named to the third team, while sophomore Beth Bohuslavsky was honorable mention.

Player of the Year
Keuna Flax, Sr., G, UCM

Defensive Player of the Year 
Kate Lehman, Jr., C. FHSU 

Freshman of the Year
Kassidy Gengenbacher, Fr., G, LWU

Coach of the Year 
Lane Lord, Pittsburg State 

All-MIAA First Team 
Keuna Flax, Sr., G, UCM**[r1]
Lizzy Jeronimus, Jr., F, PSU**[r1]
Kate Lehman, Jr., C, FHSU**[r1] 
Laura Patrick, Sr., G, ESU**
Dominique Mosley, Sr., C, MSSU 
**Unanimous Selection
[r1] Repeat First Team Selection

All-MIAA Second Team 
Merissa Quick, Jr., C, ESU 
BreAnna Lewis, Sr., G, UCM 
Jacqui Zelenka, Sr., F, SBU 
Casyn Buchman, Jr., G, WU 
Kassidy Gengenbacher, Fr., G, LWU 

All-MIAA Third Team 
Ariel Easton, Jr., G, NWMSU 
Katelyn Edwards, Sr., F, FHSU 
Brittney Lynch, Jr., F, WU 
Cathy Brugman, So., G/F, PSU 
Jill Bryan, Sr., G, UCO 

All-Defensive Team 
Kate Lehman, Jr., C, FHSU 
Y’Cedria Devers, Sr., G, PSU 
Merissa Quick, Jr., C, ESU 
Brittney Lynch, Jr., F, WU 
Tiffanie Abrams, Sr., G, MWSU 

Honorable Mention All-MIAA 
Revonnia Howard, Jr., C, UCM 
Olivia Mason, Fr., F, UCO 
Kionna Kellog, Sr., F, ESU
Rheanna Egli, Sr., G, ESU 
Beth Bohuslavsky, So., G, FHSU 
Jennifer Rosado, Jr., G, LU 
Sharese Jones, So., F, MSSU
Alexis Fitzpatrick, Jr., G, MSSU 
Shonte Clay, Sr., C, MSSU 
Quineisha Lockett, Jr., F, MWSU 
Amarah Williams, Jr., C, UNK
Shelby Zimmerman, Sr., F, UNK 
Fontana Tate, Jr., G, NSU 
Annie Mathews, Jr., C, NWMSU 
Alexa Bordewick, Sr., G, PSU 
Anquinita Reed, Jr., G, PSU 
Brook Duncan, So., G, SBU

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