March 7, 2001
COTTRELL NAMED GLVC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Norse All-American forward earns award for second time
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Northern Kentucky Universitys Michelle Cottrell has been named Great Lakes Valley Conference Player of the Year by league coaches.
Cottrell, a junior forward and a graduate of Boone County High School, has led NKU to a 25-4 record and a berth in the NCAA Division II Tournament. Cottrell leads NKU in scoring at 17.7 points per game, in rebounding at 8.3 rpg, and in field goal percentage (63.3 percent). Cottrell, who was named GLVC co-Player of the Year in 1999-2000, also has 11 double-doubles this season.
NKU senior guard Heather Livingstone earned second team All-GLVC honors. Livingstone averages 12.3 ppg and leads NKU with 136 assists. She has also made 39 of 94 three-point attempts. NKU senior guard Michele Tuchfarber was named honorable mention All-GLVC. Tuchfarber averages 10.8 ppg and has made 34 of 83 three-point attempts this season.
ALL-GLVC (FIRST TEAM)
Michelle Cottrell, Northern Kentucky
Elizabeth Prewett , Southern Indiana
Misi Clark, SIU Edwardsville
Rachel Young, Bellarmine
Elizabeth Ramsey, Indianapolis
ALL-GLVC (SECOND TEAM)
Heather Livingstone, Northern Kentucky
Trish Fleming, IPFW
Jamie Holderman, IPFW
Nickie Randall, Bellarmine
Natalie Glaser, Southern Indiana
Honorable Mention - Lynette Wellen (UMSL), Michele Tuchfarber (NKU), Colleen Sexton (QU), Crystal Martin (KWC), Jessica Stuckman (USI), Lynne Johnson (BU), Stephanie Hutchcraft (BU), Jasmine Moore (USI), Laura Schmalstig (UI), and Heather Allen (SJC).
Coach of the Year - Rick Stein, Southern Indiana
Player of the Year - Michelle Cottrell, Northern Kentucky
Newcomer of the Year - Jessica Stuckman, Southern Indiana