Women's Basketball lands five Academic All-OAC honorees

Women's Basketball lands five Academic All-OAC honorees

By Ashley Birchmeier

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ADA — The Ohio Northern women's basketball team had five players named Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference for 2015-16 in voting done by the leagues academic advisors.

Seniors Brooke Espenschied and Carly Thomas, junior Angela Tesny, and sophomores Courtney Cramer and Cheyenne Raker all received the honor.

Espenschied is a pharmacy major and earns her third Academic All-OAC accolade.

This season she started all 28 games for the Polar Bears, averaging 6.7 ppg, 4.4 rpg, and a team-leading 1.2 spg.

Thomas also earns her third Academic All-Conference honor.

The biology and pre-med major averaged 9.9 ppg, 2.0 apg and 1.1 spg, while appearing in 27 games for the Polar Bears this season.

Tesny, a mechanical engineering major, earns her second Academic All-Conference honor.

She appeared in all 28 games for ONU this season, averaging 1.2 apg and 4.4 ppg.

Cramer earns her first Academic All-Conference honor.

The marketing major appeared in all 28 games for ONU, making 24 three-pointers, while shooting 35 percent from the field in 2015-16.

Raker, a mechanical engineering major, appeared in 15 games for the Polar Bears, averaging 1.7 rpg.

She earns her first Academic All-OAC honor.

The Polar Bears finished the season 23-5 overall and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.