Western’s Women’s Basketball Team Earn Regular Season Honors

Athletics

Western’s women’s basketball team earned several regular season honors from the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) this week.

Head coach Chad Dull was named Coach-of-the-Year for the MCAC South Division. Dull led the team to a 12-0 in conference, 18-5 record overall, becoming one of the most successful women’s teams in school history, and earning the top seed for the NJCAA Region XIIIA Tournament this weekend at Viterbo University.

Second-year forward Kerrigan Lyga was named a first team selection by the MCAC South Division. Lyga led the team with 13 points-per-game in 23 games this season, shooting 50.6% from the floor.

Second-year guard Casey Moger was also named a second team selection by the MCAC South Division. Moger contributed with 5.1 points-per-game, and averaged 5.3 rebounds-per-game.

Second-year forward Krysten Lawver was also named an honorable mention by the conference. Lawver averaged seven points-per-game for the Cavaliers, while also providing 5.1 rebounds-per-game.

The Cavaliers will play Rochester Community and Technical College this Saturday, March 2, at 1:00 p.m. in the 2019 NJCAA Region XIIIA Tournament. Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Minnesota West Community and Technical College will face off at 3:00 p.m. The winners of those matchups will play in the championship on Sunday, March 3, at 1:00 p.m.