March 13, 2013

Woerner, Owunna named to All-Region Team by D3Hoops.com

WASHINGTON – Jill Woerner and Katarina Owunna have been named to the D3Hoops.com All-Region Team, it was announced on Wednesday. This marks the third year in a row in which Woerner received the honor, while for Owunna, it is her first All-Region selection.

The Landmark Conference and ECAC Player of the Year, Woerner leaves CUA as the second leading scorer in school history with 1,544 career points. A First Team All-Conference selection and ECAC All-Star, Woerner was named the Landmark Player of the Week twice this season, in helping to lead CUA to its second straight conference title and NCAA Tournament appearance.

Woerner ranks in the top 10 of seven statistical categories in the Landmark Conference. She scored in double figures 27 times in 2012-13, including a career-high 29 points vs. Eureka.

A native of Providence, Woerner posted four double-doubles throughout the season, which includes a season-high 12 rebounds in a win over William Paterson. One of the Cards’ captains, Woerner dropped 25 points in an overtime win against Moravian on February 16, which clinched the top seed in the conference tournament for CUA.

A biomedical engineering major, Woerner averaged 16.6 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 2.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game. She helped lead CUA to its first NCAA Tournament victory on March 1.

A First Team All-Conference selection, Owunna earns Second Team All-Region honors following a terrific season. The senior ranked in the top 10 of four statistical categories within the Landmark, including scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, and blocks.

Owunna averaged 11.7 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 2 blocks per game, while shooting 44.9 percent from the field. A native of Pittsburgh, she scored in double figures 19 times in 2012-13, including a season-high 22 in CUA’s NCAA Tournament 2nd Round game vs. Widener.

An accounting major, Owunna also totaled 10 double-digit rebound efforts, with a season-high of 15 coming against Scranton in January. Owunna shot better than 50 percent from the floor in 10 games, topping out with a 7 of 10 performance in a win at Merchant Marine Academy in January.

Owunna wraps up her time in the red and black with career numbers of 866 points, 683 rebounds, 136 blocks and 45 percent shooting from the field.

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