Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Women's basketball: RVC lands four on all-conference team; Opat named Coach of the Year

Posted: Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516

RVC women's basketball head coach, Misty Opat, has been named Coach of the Year for the N4C (North Central Community College Conference) after leading the Golden Eagles to consecutive conference titles. RVC finished a perfect 8-0 in the N4C and 23-6 overall.

Sophomore Marion Thompson and freshman Revonnia Howard were named first team all-conference, while sophomore Erin Ryczek and freshman Keshawnee Alley were named to the second team. 

Thompson averaged 13 points per game and led the team in rebounds at 12.9 per game. Howard was second on the team in rebounds at 10.7 per game and averaged 11.7 points per game.

Ryzcek was the team's leading scorer (15 ppg) and easily led the Golden Eagles in three-point shots made with 62 (good for ninth best in the nation). Alley averaged 13.1 points per game.

The Golden Eagles are the #1 seed in the NJCAA Region IV tournament and will play Saturday, March 3 at 1:00 p.m. at Madison College against College of DuPage.

 

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