After finishing 15-1 in conference play, three Big Red players were recognized on the All-NCAC teams as announced by the North Coast Athletic Conference. Additionally, head coach Sara Lee won Coach of the Year honors.
Leading the pack is Jordan Holmes, who was named Player of the Year after averaging 16.0 points, 17.9 rebounds, and 6.1 blocks per game. This is the sixth time a Denison player has been named NCAC Player of the Year. She also lands on the first-team for the third straight year and was named 2013-14 NCAC Newcomer of the Year. Holmes was also recently named an Academic All-American and was named NCAC player of the week on five different occasions this season.
Senior Kellie Arter landed on the second team for the second year in a row. The sharpshooter averaged 7.8 points per game and connected on 36.2 percent of her shots from beyond the arc. Arter is currently fifth all time with 148 made three-pointers in her Denison career.
Junior post Emily Krumpe earned her first career All-NCAC recognition as an honorable mention selection. She has started all 27 games and averaged 8.0 points and 5.7 rebounds per game in conference play.
This is Lee's fourth time being named NCAC Coach of the Year. Across 27 seasons at the helm, she has a record of 428-280. Denison finished 15-1 in conference play and won 16 consecutive games over nearly two months during the season.
Denison opens NCAA Tournament play on Friday, March 4, against Ohio Northern. The game will be played at Hope College in Holland, Mich., with tip-off set for 5:30 p.m.