Lorenzen Named WBCA All-America Honorable Mention

WBCA RELEASE

ATLANTA – Senior Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) of the Southern New Hampshire University women's basketball team was feted as a Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-America Honorable Mention on Monday evening.

Lorenzen, who earns the honor for the second straight season to become the program's first two-time All-American, adds it to the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-East Region Second Team and Northeast-10 All-Conference First Team accolades she also received this postseason. Lorenzen, a three-time NE10 Player of the Week selection this season averaged 18.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.0 steals per contest, while shooting 49.3 percent from the floor and 82.6 percent from the stripe.

Lorenzen, who started all 29 games, ranked third in the league in scoring and field goals made (210), fourth in free throws made (119), fifth in rebounding, sixth in steals, eighth in free throw percentage and 13th in field goal percentage. In the East Region, she placed third in scoring and field goals made, sixth in rebounding and ninth in free throws made, as well as inside the top 20 in free throw percentage and steals. Nationally, she placed 25th in field goals made, 29th in scoring, 37th in double-doubles, 40th in rebounding, 62nd in free throw percentage, 63rd in free throws made and 78th in field goal percentage. 

Lorenzen registered 12 double-doubles during the year and reached double figures in scoring on all but two occasions. She scored 20 or more points 14 times, including a career-best 31 in a 59-55 win at Merrimack College on Nov. 20. 

In SNHU's single-season record book, Lorenzen's 283 rebounds are tied for first, while her 545 points and 210 field goals rank second, and her 119 free throws place her fourth.

Lorenzen became the program's all-time leading scorer in a Feb. 16 win versus Merrimack and then its all-time leading rebounder Feb. 26 against Assumption College. She wrapped up her career first all-time in the program's record book in scoring (1,798), rebounding (932), field goals made (654), free throws made (462) and free throws attempted (575), as well as third in games played (113) and 10th in steals (173).

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