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Women's Basketball Player of the Year - Ariel Nickell
Women's Basketball Player of the Year - Ariel Nickell
 
Women's Basketball - Mon, Feb. 27, 2012
The KIAC announced the women's basketball all-conference team and individual awards on Monday, February 27th.
  

Berea, Ky. (February 27th, 2012) - The KIAC coaches have selected Alice Lloyd College forward Ariel Nickell as the conference player of the year and Asbury University head coach Bart Flener as the conference coach of the year. Asbury University guard Trenia Barbee was also named newcomer of the year.

 

Ariel Nickell led Alice Lloyd to a regular season third place finish in the conference with a 6-5 record. She led the conference with 22.5 points per game and was fourth with a field goal percentage of 43.5 percent. Her points per game average was fourth in NAIA Division II. She ranked 18thnationally with 9.23 rebounds per game.

 

Asbury University head coach Bart Flener led the Eagles to their first KIAC regular season championship. They were co-champs with IU Southeast after both teams finished with a 9-2 conference record. They had an overall record of 17-11 and earned the top seed in the conference tournament.

 

Asbury University guard Trenia Barbee was named the newcomer of the year. She was second in the conference with 18.03 points per game and was second with a field goal percentage of 48.2 percent.

 

Player of the Year

Ariel Nickell, Alice Lloyd College

 

Coach of the Year

Bart Flener, Asbury University

 

Newcomer of the Year

Trenia Barbee, Asbury University

 

All-Conference Team

Position

Name

Class

School

Hometown

G

Trenia Barbee

JR

Asbury

Detroit, Mich.

G

Laura Carroll

JR

Asbury

Paintsville, Ky.

G

Ellen Gray

SR

Asbury

Owensboro, Ky.

F

Lakin Griffith

JR

Asbury

Olive Hill, Ky.

C

Olivia Moore

FR

Brescia

Louisville, KY

F

Megan Murphy

SR

IU Southeast

Bloomington, Ind.

F

Ariel Nickell

SO

Alice Lloyd

Claiborne, Tn.

G

Whitney Odom

JR

Midway

Owensboro, KY

G

Heather Wheat

FR

IU Southeast

Louisville, Ky.

G

Ashmere Woods

JR

IU Southeast

Louisville, Ky.