Four members of the Minnesota Morris women's basketball team were honored by the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) with postseason accolades, as announced by the conference office on Monday, Feb. 25.
For the Cougars, Kendra Raths was named First Team All-UMAC, Elli Stevenson was tabbed Second Team All-UMAC, Abby Van Kempen was selected Honorable Mention All-UMAC and Zoe Loucks received the sportsmanship award for Minnesota Morris. Stevenson and Van Kempen also garnered UMAC All-Defensive Team honors.
As a team, the Cougars also won the Sportsmanship Award, an accolade that is selected by the UMAC coaches and is awarded to the team that best represents sportsmanship throughout the season.
Raths, a senior, started all 26 games for the Cougars this past season. On the year, she led the team in points per game with 14.7 and was second on the team in rebounds per game with 6.3. Raths closed out her career donning the Maroon and Gold ranked No. 10 all-time in scoring with 1,226 points and tied for No. 8 all-time in rebounds with 758.
In 2018-19, Stevenson started all 26 games for Minnesota Morris. On the year, she led the team in steals per game with 2.2 and assists per game with 4.1, and ranked third on the team in scoring with 13.1 points per game. Stevenson closed out her career at UMM No. 3 all-time in assists with 391 and No. 8 in scoring with 1,335 points.
This past season, Van Kempen, a junior, started all 26 games, led the Cougars in blocks per game with 2.1 and rebounds per game with 8.1. She also finished second on the team in points per game with 13.2. Heading into her senior year in 2019-20, Van Kempen ranks 10th all-time at UMM in rebounds with 744 and is 197 points away from 1,000.
Loucks, a two-year member of the women's basketball team, played in all 26 games during 2018-19. On the year, Loucks scored 67 points, recorded 62 rebounds and nine steals.