CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Three Coe College women's basketball players were recently honored by the Iowa Conference. Coe had a first team, second team and honorable mention pick to the all-league teams.
For the third-straight year, junior Aleena Hobbs (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Washington) has been named to the All-Iowa Conference First Team. An honorable mention selection last year, junior Jenna Lehman (Iowa City, Iowa/Regina) earned second team honors this season. A first-team selection the past two seasons, senior Mickey Hansche (Iowa City, Iowa/City) was an honorable mention selection this year. Hansche also earned honorable mention honors her freshman year.
Hobbs becomes the third player in school history to earn All-Iowa Conference First Team honors three times, joining Assistant Coach Kayla Waskow '13 and Amber Karkosh '08. Hobbs was fifth in the league in scoring with 16.3 points per game in league play, while also ranking second in rebounds with 8.6 per game. She was the only player to average over 13 points and 8.5 rebounds or more in league play. She led the Iowa Conference with 101 free throws made, while ranking sixth shooting 87.8 percent. Hobbs made more free throws than anyone in the league that shot 80.3 percent or better.
Lehman ranked fourth in the league in scoring at 16.8 points per game, while ranking second with 103 field goals made. Lehman ranked 12th in rebounds with 6.0 per game and 13th in assists with 2.6 per game. She was the only player in the Iowa Conference to average at least 15 points, six rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. She ranked 13th in field goal percentage at 44.8 and 13th in free throw percentage at 79.1. Her 1.8 3-pointers made per game ranked eighth in the league.
Hansche joined an exclusive club at Coe by being honored for the fourth time, as only Waskow and Megan Hayes '15 had previously earned the honor four times in school history. Hansche ranked eighth in the league in scoring with 14.4 points per game, as Coe was the only school in the Iowa Conference with multiple players averaging 14 or more points per game. Hansche ranked second in the league in free throw shooting at 90 percent. She ranked ninth in the league in 3-point percentage at 34.7, while ranking third in the league with 2.6 3-pointers per game.