EUP — Women Sports

The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference today

announced its women’s basketball All-PSAC teams and award winners, with Michelle Jahn

(Edinboro, Pa. / General McLane) coming away with one of the major awards. Jahn was voted

the PSAC West Freshman of the Year. In addition, a pair of Fighting Scots earned All-PSAC

recognition. Senior Aignee’ Freeland (York, Pa. / William Penn) was named to the All-PSAC

West First Team while junior Katie Fischer (Ambridge, Pa. / Ambridge) made the All-PSAC

California(Pa.) took home the rest of the major awards. Miki Glenn was named the PSAC West

Athlete of the Year, while fellow Vulcan Seairra Barrett took home Defensive Athlete of the Year

honors. Cal’s Jess Strom was chosen as the PSAC West Coach of the Year for a second

Edinboro has a 20-10 record following a quarterfinals loss to top-seeded Cal and are ranked

tenth in the Atlantic Region in the latest NCAA Division II Regional Rankings. The Fighting

Scots are looking to return to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in the past five seasons,

with the field announced on Sunday, March 6.

Jahn is the first Fighting Scot to win Freshman of the Year accolades since Freeland received

the honor in 2012-13. A 5’8’’ guard who was named the PSAC Freshman of the Week six times,

she quickly established herself as one of the most dangerous 3-point threats in the PSAC. She

averages 12.6 ppg., good for third on the team, along with 3.5 rpg. while playing in 29 games,

with 21 starts. She is third on the team in steals (40) and had 37 assists. She is shooting 42.2

percent from the floor (113-of-268) and has made 69-of-92 free throws (75.0 percent).

But her specialty is the 3-pointer. She ranks third in the PSAC in both 3-pt. percentage (40.8)

and 3-point field goals made (71). The 71 3-pointers are tied with Lauren Hippo for the the fifth-

most in single-season history and the 40.8 3-pt. percentage is the tenth-highest. She has made

71-of-174 3-pointers, making five 3-pointers in five different games.

Jahn scored a career-high 28 points against Pitt-Johnstown on February 10, hitting 5-of-13 3-

pointers. She scored in double figures in 18 games and led the Fighting Scots in scoring eight

times. She scored a team-high 24 points in Tuesday’s PSAC quarterfinal loss at California(Pa.).

Freeland is now a three-time All-PSAC West selection and a two-time first team member. She

concluded an outstanding career by ranking sixth in the PSAC in scoring (16.3 ppg.) and ninth

in rebounding (7.9 rpg.). She is third in the PSAC with 55 blocks this season, the 12th-most in

single-season history. She is shooting a team-best 51.1 percent from the floor (214-of-419) and

67.4 percent from the line (60-of-89). She ranked fourth on the Scots with 45 assists.

The 6’3” senior has recorded nine double-doubles, good for fifth in the PSAC, and has topped

the 20-point mark on ten occasions. She scored a season-high 28 points on January 9 against

Clarion, adding ten boards. She led the Fighting Scots in scoring nine times and in rebounding

Freeland joined the 1,000-point club as a junior and now ranks sixth on Edinboro’s all-time

scoring list with 1,555 career points. She is also third all-time in career rebounds with 944

boards. Heather Gates (1,301) and Montique Wade (1,113) rank first and second, respectively.

Freeland is also fifth all-time in career blocks with 139.

In her first season as a Fighting Scot, Fischer is making her first appearance on the All-PSAC

teams after transferring from Mercyhurst. She leads the PSAC and ranks sixth in Division II with

6.2 assists per game. She ranks fourth in the nation with 188 total assists, the seventh-most in

single-season history. Fischer is second on the team in scoring at 16.0 ppg., good for ninth in

the PSAC, and 3.2 rpg. She is shooting 37.4 percent from the floor (179-of-479), and has made

70-of-84 free throws (83.3 percent). She has connected on 51-of-156 3-pointers for a 32.7 3-pt.

percentage, ranking third on the squad in 3-pointers made.

The 5’7” junior has recorded five double-digit assist games this season and posted six double-

doubles. In addition, she averages 3.2 rpg. and leads the team and ranks tenth in the PSAC

While playing in and starting all 30 games, she scored in double figures in 25 games and led the

Fighting Scots in scoring 11 times. She recorded a career-high 31 points against Daemen,

adding 28 points in the next game vs. Gannon, and 26 points on two occasions, against

Slippery Rock and West Chester. She finished with 18 points and 14 assists, one shy of tying

the single-game record held by assistant coach Callie Wheeler, against Bloomsburg.


Athlete of the Year – Miki Glenn, Cal

Defensive Athlete of the Year – Seairra Barrett

Freshman of the Year – Michelle Jahn, Edinboro

Coach of the Year – Jess Strom, Cal