Sage women’s players among stat leaders

INDIANAPOLIS — The Sage women’s basketball team wrapped their 2016-2017 season with a long list of accomplishments after capturing the 2017 Skyline Conference Championship and earning a spot in the 2017 NCAA Division III Tournament. Sage wrapped their year with a 20-9 mark and ranked nationally in 34 different statistical categories for the year, including finishing the season as the National Statistical Champion in team three-point field goal defense, allowing only 21.5 per game on the season.

The Gators ranked in the Top 100 in 15 different categories as well this past season in Division III, including a No. 33 ranking in three-point field goals made (197), a No. 35 ranking in scoring defense (53.5 ppg), as well as a No. 38 standing in three-point field goals attempted (617). The Gators were also 41st with 1,230 rebounds on the season, while averaging 42.41 rpg on the season.

Individually, four different players were among the NCAA Division III leaders, while two members were among the Top 100 performers on the season. Among the nationally ranked players were junior forward Genevieve Schoff (Little Falls), senior guard Frankie Pearson (Hoosick Falls Central), and sophomore guards Emily Parslow (Fonda-Fultonville) and Macie Holmes (Mekeel Christian Academy).

Parslow added stats rankings in four areas to close her sophomore season after adding 302 points with an 11.6 ppg average on 50 made three-point field goals. She added 94 assists to lead the team as well having missed the first month of the season.

By Paul Wager

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