Friday, June 15, 2012

Remembering the 2009s

1. Tayler Hill, Mpls. South, 5-10, shooting guard. Earned honorable mention all-American honors, scoring 20 ppg on 47 percent shooting. Has started 101 of 102 games for the Ohio State Buckeyes in 3 seasons.

2. Brittaney Chambers, Jordan, 5-8, combo guard. Scored 14 ppg with 6 rebounds as a junior, won 1st team all-Big 12 honors at Kansas State.

3. Theairra Taylor, St. Paul Central, 5-11, shooting guard. Suffered 3 ACL injuries in 2 years, yet has shown signs of continued brilliance as an Iowa Hawkeye. Scored 14 points with 6 boards in 26 minutes in season-ending loss to California in NCAA tournament.

4. Katie Loberg, Princeton, 6-4, post. Scored 9 points with 6 boards and 2 blocks as a junior at the U of M.

5. Kate Thompson, Wayzata, 6-4, small forward-shooting guard. Averaged 8 points and 3 boards coming off the bench for the Michigan Wolverines.

6. Katya Leick, Park, 6-1, forward. Scored 5 points with 4.5 boards per game as a sophomore at Nebraska, then transferred to Kansas State.

7. Janae Burich, Roseville, 6-5, post. Averaged 10 points, 8 boards and 3 blocks as a junior at North Dakota State.

8. Nytor Longar, Rochester John Marshall, 6-2, post. Averaged 10 points and 6 boards at U. of Buffalo in 2012.

9. Tempestt  Wilson, Elk River, 5-10, forward-guard. Scored 9 ppg with 3 boards as a junior at South Dakota.

10. Brianna Edwards, Mpls. North, 6-1, post-power forward. Scored 2 ppg with 3 rebounds coming off the bench for Providence.

11. Megan Nipe, Centennial, 6-0, small forward-off guard. Scored 6 points with 3 boards as a junior at George Washington U.

12. Amber Dvorak, Hinckley-Finlayson, 6-7, post. Now at the University of Minnesota.

13. Hannah Linz, Eden Valley-Watkins, 5-11, combo guard. Averaged 8 points with 3 boards and 3 assists as a junior at North Dakota State, despite a bout with cancer.

14. Brittani Wiese, St. Michael-Albertville. 5-7, combo guard. Scored 11, 11 and 15 ppg over 3 seasons at UM-Crookston.

15. Gina Lange, Forest Lake, 6-1, forward. Scored 9 ppg with 5 boards at Valpo in 2012.

16. Nicole Smart, Ada-Borup, 5-8, combo guard. Scored 8 ppg as a junior at the U. of North Dakota.

17. Kara Elofson, Hopkins, 5-11, power forward. Scored 8 ppg as a sophomore, then 6 ppg with 6 rebounds as a junior at Binghampton U.

18. Jessica Benson, Grand Meadow, 6-0, forward. Averaged 10 points and 6 boards at St. Cloud State in 2012.

19. Leah Dietel, Jordan, 6-1, post-power forward. Averaged about 3.5 ppg and 3.5 boards as a junior at South Dakota State,

20. Bridget Schuneman, Centennial, 6-0, post. Led 27-5 Jamestown with 13 ppg as a junior.

21 (tie). Amanda Wagner, New Prague, 5-9, combo guard, and Nicole Anderson, Cannon Falls, 5-6, guard. Wagner scored 8 ppg with 4 boards, Anderson scored 7 with 5 boards and 2 steals, both at St. Cloud State.

23. Shannon Thompson, Apple Valley, 5-7, guard. Scored 10 points with 3 boards and 3 assists as the starting point guard at Bemidji State in 2012.

24. Abby Busch, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop, 5-11, forward. Averaged 8 points and 4 boards as a starter at Winona State.

25. Marissa Yernatich, Duluth East, 5-9, small forward. Scored 8 ppg as a junior at Moorhead State.

26 (tie). Emily Kaus, Eastview, 6-2, post; Lizzi Naumann, Totino-Grace, 6-2, post; and Michelle Tobin, Eden Prairie, 6-1, post. Kaus scored 5 ppg with 5 boards as a frosh at Bemidji State, but missed her 2nd year with injuries. She dropped to 2 points and 3 boards per game in 2012. Naumann started at Drake but transferred to Winona State, where she is the 3rd center behind Michelle Tobin. Naumann scored 2 points with 4 boards in 2012. Tobin averaged 5 points and 5 boards as a junior at Winona State.

29. Scotti Moats, Waconia, Scored 15 ppg with 8 boards as a sophomore at Bethel but then abandoned her team.

30. Jessica Thone, Woodbury, 5-8, combo guard. Scored 10, then 8, then 14 ppg in 3 years at St. Mary's.

31. Carly Rothfusz, Eden Prairie, 6-0, small forward. Scored 6 points with 2 boards as a junior at North Dakota.

32. Tina Fisher, Park, 6-1, power forward. Scored 3.5 points with 3 boards per game at Ohio U.

33. Ashley Tingelstad, East Grand Forks, 5-9, forward-guard. Now a sprinter on the NDSU track team. 

34 (tie). Morgan Lof, Detroit Lakes, 6-0, forward-guard and Jamie Noonan, Richfield, 5-9, off guard. Both now at St. Cloud State.

36. Kassie Hooten, Moorhead, 6-0, center-power forward. Played 1 year at U. of Detroit.

37. Pam January, Richfield, 5-9, forward, guard. Now at U. of South Dakota.

38. Jessie Althoff, Becker, 6-1, forward. Scored 10 points per game at Bemidji State in 2012.

39. Jenny Ramey, New Life, 5-6, point guard. Now at Carleton where she averaged 11 points and 4 assists.

40. Mackenzie Wolter, Norwood-Young America, 5-7, combo guard. Averaged 14 ppg with 3 assists as a junior at St. Olaf.

41. Katie Pettit, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted. 5-9, combo guard. Played 1 year at Bemidji State.

42. Sam Mehr, Eastview, 5-9, combo guard. Now at the U. of South Dakota.

43. Mandy Poke, Richfield, 5-10, combo guard. Scored 3, then 6 ppg at Concordia (St. Paul), starting 23 of 28 games as a junior.

44. Emily Thesing. Brainerd, 5-9, guard. Averaged 11 points, 5 boards and 3 assists at Concordia (Moorhead).

45. Jamie Wollin, Litchfield, 5-9, wing. Now at St. Ben's where she scored 6 points with 5 boards per game in 2012.

46. Chrissy Holm, Hill-Murray, 5-11, forward. Now rowing at Michigan, also ran track and field for 1 year there.

47. Abby Rothenbuhler, Mankato West, 6-2, post. Averaged 10 points and 8 boards as a junior at Gustavus Adlophus.

48. Brittany Thiesfeld, Glencoe-Silver Lake, 6-0, forward. Scored 5 ppg at Mankato State in 2011 but did not play in 2012.

49. Sarah Hintz. Woodbury, 5-11, forward. Scored 9 points with 5.5 boards and 2 assists at Northern State in 2012.

50. Jennifer Dowd, Rogers, 5-7, guard. On the roster at St. Cloud State for 2 years.

51 (tie). Sam Lynn, 5-6, and Erika Their, Adrian, guards. Both started at MN West CC. Lynn has now moved on to Southwest State.

53 (tie). Libby Augedahl and Cassie Gran, Caledonia. Led Caledonia to undefeated class AA state title. Augedahl now playing volleyball at North Dakota College of Science.

55. Sarah Peterson, Minnehaha, 6-0, forward. Scored 9 points with 6 boards and 2 blocks at North Park U.

56. Brittany Zins, Bloomington Kennedy, 5-9, forward. Scored 13 points with 7 boards at Augsburg in 2012.

57. Jamiela Hudnell, DeLaSalle, 5-10, off guard. A defensive specialist, she still scored 5 points with 2.5 boards at Mankato State in 2012.

58. Laurie Tyson, Rosemount, 6-1, post. Scored 5 points with 6 boards for UM-Crookston as a junior.

59. Taylor Stippel, Stillwater, 5-11, forward. Scored 4 points with 2 boards at Michigan Tech in 2012.

60. Anne Berner, Forest Lake, 6-5, post. Verballed Rhode Island but I'm not aware that she ever played there.

61. Holli Aggen, Worthington, 5-9, guard. Started 84 games in 3 years at U. of Sioux Falls, scoring 8 ppg with 3.5 boards and 2+ assists.

62. Kaiya Sygulla, Lakeville North, 5-6, point guard. Has started 45 games the past 2 years at UMD, averaging about 3.5 points, 3.5 boards and 2.5 assists.

63. Lauren Safranski, Burnsville, 5-11, forward-guard. Has started 46 games the past 2 years at Minot State, averaging about 7 points and 3 boards.

64. Kirstee Rotty, Farmington, 5-7, combo guard. Scored 9 points with 5.5 rebounds and 2 assists at St. Olaf in 2012.

65. Kelsey Florian, Roseville, 5-10, forward. Scored 8.5 points with 3.5 rebounds coming off the bench for Gustavus in 2012.

66. Rey Robinson, Becker, 6-0, forward. Now at St. Cloud State.

67. Danielle Mangan, Osseo, 5-5, guard. Verballed North Iowa CC but I am not sure whether she ever played there.

68. Rachelle Eckmann, St. James, 6-0, forward. Listed on the 2010 North Dakota State roster, but not since.

69. Sarah Bingea, Delano, 6-0, forward. Scotrd 9.5 ppg at UW-Eau Claire in 2012.

70. Hannah Hylla, Albany, 6-0, post-forward. Scored 4 ppg over 2 years at St. Ben's, then 2.5 ppg as a junior.

71. Andrea Gould, Wrenshall, 6-0, post. Was on the St. Kate's roster for 2 years.

72. Yvonne Freese, Lanesboro, 6-1, post. Now at Northern State.

73. Jenna Lillemoe, Hopkins, 5-9, guard. Now at U. of Chicago.

74. Shelby Goble, Bigfork, 5-6, guard. Started out at Itasca CC, not sure where she's gone from there.

75. Katie Lauer, Mankato West, 5-11, forward. Scored 12.5 ppg at St. Olaf and made the all-freshman five but did not play in 2012.

76. Kelsey Guetter, Redwood Valley, 6-0, post. Scored 14 points with 7 boards at Ridgewater CC.

77. Audra Schmidt, Westbrook-Walnut Grove, 6-1, post. Was on the roster at Northern State for 1 year.

78. Chelsea Fogarty, Belle Plaine. Plays volleyball at Mankato State.

79. Mindy Howard, Pequot Lakes.

80. Sara Luse, Orono, 5-7, guard.

81. Emily Roelike, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. Played softball at Ridgewater CC.

82. Missy Kassube, Eagle Valley, 5-9, guard. Scored 5 points with 4 boards as a junior at Mayville State in 2012.

83 (tie). Virginia Ledahl, 5-10, point guard, and Kailee McDonald, 5-7, guard, both Cambridge-Isanti. Both verbal led UW-Superior, but Ledahl ended up at Rochester CTC where she scored 5 points with 3 assists. McDonald scored 3 ppg for UW-S as a junior in 2012.

85. Kelsey Evans, Willmar, 5-9, guard. Scored 10 ppg with 4 boards and 3 assists at Briar Cliff in 2012.

86. Chelsea Garcia, Hopkins, 5-9, guard. Played in 26 games, starting 3, and scored 3 ppg with 2.5 boards at Upper Iowa in 2012.

87. Kylie Gottsman, Osseo, 6-1, post. Verballed Upper Iowa but it's not clear she ever played for them.

88. Cassie Haag, Southwest Christian, 5-11, forward. Now playing volleyball at Concordia (St. Paul).

89. Miranda Speckel, Buffalo, 5-6, guard. Played at UW-Stout for 1 year.

90. Paige Mikkelson, St. Francis, 6-1, forward. Played at UW-Superior for 1 year, not clear that she stayed any longer.

91. Sam  Zopfi, Providence, 5-10, forward. Scored 6 ppg as a freshman at St. Olaf in 2010, then started 10 games as a soph in 2011. Did not play in 2012, however.

92. Laura Bruce, Hopkins, 5-10, guard. Played for some period of time at Morningside U. but was no longer on the roster by 2012.

94. Ashley Alleven, Fairmont. 4 times all-conference, all-state as a senior, but I could not find any reference to her playing any post-high school ball.

95. Nicole Dooher, Robbinsdale Armstrong. Played soccer at Mankato State.

96. Jaime Birr, Holy Angels, 5-10, post. Verballed Coker College in South Carolina, but it's not clear that she ever played there.

97. Kailyn Wilcox, Cretin-Derham Hall, 6-0, forward. Scored 5 points with 3 boards for St. Ben's in 2012.

98. Crissi Schewe, Sleepy Eye St. Mary's. Played volleyball at Southwest State.

99. Holly Riesselman, Park, 6-2, post. Played in 11 games at Moorhead State as a freshman, did not return in 2011 or beyond.

100. Amanda Burk, Minnesota Valley Lutheran.

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