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Lopez, Grbic Selected to All-Tournament Team

Lady Pioneers earn Sportsmanship Award

Region IX Announces Women's Honors
Lopez, Grbic selected All-Tournament

(Miles City, MT) – Region IX has released their recipients for the 2011-12 awards for the women.  A pair of Lady Pioneers were selected to the all-tournament team, sophomore Christen Lopez (West Jordan, UT) and freshman Ivana Grbic (Belgrade, Serbia). 

Lopez played all 40 minutes of each game for the Lady Pioneers, averaging 6.5 points, seven assists, 8.5 rebounds, and 5.5 steals in the two games for the 5’ 4” point guard.  In the opening round against Northeast Community College, she was just an assist and point away from a triple-double, also finishing with six steals in the game. 

Grbic, a 5’11” wing, averaged 11.5 points and five rebounds in the two games.  Her best night was in the quarterfinals where she scored 17 points against the top-seed, and host, Casper College. 

Miles Community College earned the Sportsmanship Award for the tournament, an honor awarded by the tournament committee.  

All-Tournament Team
Jordan Giles                Western Wyoming Community College
Kayla Kiriau                Sheridan College
Christen Lopez            Miles Community College
Kenosha Wright          Gillette College
Ivana Grbic                 Miles Community College
Brodie Bennett           Sheridan College
Shelby Garska             Casper College
Jacki Nicholson           Central Wyoming College
Bailey Holland            Casper College
Brynlie Nielson           Central Wyoming College                 
IIaisaane Lo’amanu    Otero Junior College  
Taylor Rock                Otero Junior College
Hannah Pollart            Northeastern Junior College
Aubry Boehme            Otero Junior College  
Odaugo Osulala          Northeastern Junior College

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