Atlanta, Ga. – Marymount University junior guard Katelyn Fischer was named to the 2012 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Division III Coaches’ Honorable Mention All-America Team, as announced on Friday. Fischer is the 11th Saint in program history to garner All-American recognition.
Fischer was previously tabbed the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year, D3Hoops.com All-Region and First Team All-CAC by the league’s coaches. Dominant in every aspect on the floor for the Blue and White, Fischer averaged 17.7 points, 6.6 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 2.4 steals per game while ranking in the top-10 of eight different statistical categories.
Leading the CAC in scoring, three-point shooting and minutes played while ranking second in assists and free throw shooting, Fischer was also seventh in steals and 10th in rebounding. On the national stage, she ranked seventh in assists in NCAA Division III, 14th in three-point percentage, 25th in free throw percentage and 48th nationally in scoring.
Fischer scored in double-figures 23 times on the year and at least 20 points in 10 games, including a career-high 31 against Catholic. She posted seven double-doubles, four of them combining rebounds and points with the others combining assists and points.
Also stellar in the classroom, Fischer was named Capital One First Team Academic All-District®, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) after posting an impressive 3.96 GPA.
Marymount went 14-13 overall in 2011-12 and 10-6 in league play. The Saints recorded their 14th-straight winning season and 28th overall in 30 years on the hardwood while earning a 13th-straight CAC semifinals appearance and 20th overall, both league records.