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Katelyn Fischer Named D3Hoops.com Atlantic Region Player of the Year

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Arlington, Va. – Marymount University women’s basketball standout Katelyn Fischer added another accolade to her impressive résumé after being named the D3Hoops.com Atlantic Region Player of the Year on Wednesday. Fischer led the Saints to a 24-5 record, their 12th Capital Athletic Conference championship and 17th appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament.

Also earning CAC Player of the Year honors for the second-straight season, Fischer averaged 16.4 points, 5.3 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game while shooting at a 46.7 percent clip from the floor. She was also one of the national leaders in three-point shooting at 42 percent.

Fischer was recently also selected as one of the 11 finalists for the prestigious Jostens Trophy, awarded to the top Division III men’s and women’s basketball player in the nation.

In the classroom, Fischer was named First Team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America, the first Marymount player to achieve the feat. A business major, she owns a stellar 3.97 grade point average and was named the Marymount Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a junior, CAC All-Academic and VaSID Academic All-State.