Freshman of the Year Award Leads All-HCAC Honors

Freshman of the Year Award Leads All-HCAC Honors

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology forward Ally Bromenschenkel was named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Freshman of the Year to highlight Fightin' Engineer honorees in the 2015-16 all-league awards release.

Bromenschenkel was named HCAC Freshman of the Year after leading Rose-Hulman in scoring at 8.1 points per game.  She also led the team in rebounds with 129 and was second on the team in blocked shots with 17.

Bromenschenkel and senior Cassidy Cain were both chosen to the second-team all-conference squad in the conference release.  Cain started all 27 games at the point guard position with 5.6 points per game and a team-high 84 assists.  She completed her career as a three-year starter that scored 440 points with 197 rebounds and 210 assists.

Bromenschenkel was named to the league's all-freshman team, as well as Freshman of the Year and second-team all-conference.  She led the team in field goal percentage at 54.2% and also had 29 assists with 23 steals.

Sophomore Alyzia Dilworth and junior Josie Schmidt were honorable mention all-conference recipients in the league awards.  Dilworth averaged 6.6 points per game and recorded 38 assists and 20 steals this season.  Schmidt started 25 games and appeared in all 27 for the Engineer frontcourt, with 7.7 points, 4.4 rebounds and a conference high 54 blocked shots this season.

Senior Andi Evers earned a spot on the HCAC all-sportsmanship team for her efforts this season.  Evers started 25 games and averaged 3.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game as a member of the Fightin' Engineer backcourt. 

Rose-Hulman completed its best season in school history at 23-4 overall and earned a share of the regular season championship with a 16-2 mark.  The Fightin' Engineers enjoyed a school record 18-game winning streak from Dec. 14 until the HCAC Tournament Championship Game on Feb. 27.