Final 2012-13 MIAA Women's Basketball Report

Final Standings 

  League   Overall
  W L Avg. Opp.   W L Avg. Opp.
Calvin* 15 1 80.4 51.2
23 4 77.3 54.0
Hope* 15 1 75.2 41.2
29 2 71.3 43.6
Olivet 10 6 63.6 62.8
15 11 61.5 62.3
Trine 8 8 52.0 58.7
14 12 54.7 60.3
Adrian 7 9
55.9 64.7
8 16 57.1 66.0
Albion
7 9 57.1 61.6
10 15 57.0 61.2
Alma 6 10 57.1 66.1
7 17 56.4 66.0
Saint Mary's 3 13 59.2 71.9
5 20 59.4 71.0
Kalamazoo 1 15 50.2 72.4
2 23 52.4 72.7

The regular season champion is determined solely on percentage of games won and lost. The conference tournament champion will receive the league's automatic berth in the NCAA tournament.

*MIAA Co-Champions - Calvin & Hope

NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament
Sectional Final - Saturday, March 9 at Whitewater, Wis.
Wis.-Whitewater 65, Hope 60 box

Sectional Round - Friday, March 8 at Whitewater, Wis.
Hope 71, St. Thomas, Minn. 61 box

Second Round - Saturday, March 2 
Hope 63, Ohio Northern 48 box

First Round - Friday, March 1 
Hope 64, Wheaton, Ill. 37 box
St. Thomas, Minn. 64, Calvin 62 box

Click here for the complete Division III women's tournament bracket

All-MIAA Honors

Most Valuable Player
Carissa Verkaik, Calvin
(Senior from Holland/Holland Christian HS) 

Defensive Player of the Year
Liz Ellis, Hope
(Senior from Grand Rapids/East Grand Rapids HS)

All-MIAA First Team
Kelsey Campbell, Olivet* (junior from Olivet/Olivet HS)
Liz Ellis, Hope** (senior from Grand Rapids/East Grand Rapids HS)
Kayla Engelhard, Calvin* (sophomore from Unionville/Saginaw Valley Lutheran HS) 
Courtney Kust, Hope** (senior from Cincinnati, Ohio/Cincinnati Hills Christian HS)
Sydney Spragg, Trine* (senior from Reading/Reading HS)
Carissa Verkaik, Calvin**** (senior from Holland/Holland Christian HS)

All-MIAA Second Team
Brittany Berry, Hope (sophomore from Grand Rapids/GR Catholic Central HS)
Shanlynn Bias, Saint Mary’s (junior from Griffith, Ind./Griffith HS)
Brett deBear, Albion (junior from Plymouth/Salem HS)
Julia Hilbrands, Calvin (senior from Grand Rapids/GR Christian HS)
Megan Loveberry, Trine (senior from Quincy/Quincy HS)
Sydney Radde, Olivet (senior from Stevensville/Lakeshore HS)

* - Number of years All-MIAA First Team

MIAA Tournament
Championship - Saturday, February 23
Hope 62, Calvin 59 box

Semifinals - Wednesday, February 20
#1 Calvin 83, #4 Trine 48 box
#2 Hope 64, #3 Olivet 45 box

Player of the Week Honor Roll

Week #1 - Liz Ellis, Hope
Week #2 - Kayla Engelhard, Calvin
Week #3 - Kelsey Campbell, Olivet
Week #4 - Ariana Paul, Saint Mary's, and Brett deBear, Albion
Week #5 - Liz Ellis, Hope and SoQuitta DeShazor, Olivet
Week #6 - Courtney Kust, Hope and Sydney Spragg, Trine
Week #7 - Kelcey Swisher, Trine
Week #8 - Kelsey Campbell, Olivet 
Week #9 - Carissa Verkaik, Calvin and Stefanie Lang, Olivet 
Week #10 - Carissa Verkaik, Calvin  
Week #11 - Courtney Kust, Hope 
Week #12 - Kelsey Campbell, Olivet  
Week #13 - Emily Lindsay, Kalamazoo 
Week #14 - Megan Loveberry, Trine 
Week #15 - Courtney Kust, Hope