Wehner Named to NEWBA All Region Second Team

By Jeffrey PuleriMCLA Sports Info
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — MCLA senior forward, Jen Wehner, was named to the NEWBA (New England Women's Basketball Association) All Region second team. Wehner, who will compete in the NEWBA senior all-star game this weekend, averaged a double-double for the Trailblazers.

Being honored by NEWBA is nothing new for Wehner. She was named the player of the week on Feb. 13 after earning the honor twice as a junior. Wehner will graduate as the all-time leading scorer and rebounder in program history.

She was instrumental in MCLA's rise towards the conference's elite. With her in the post, MCLA had four straight winning seasons, including their only conference championship in 2010. She also led the Trailblazers to the conference finals as well as helping MCLA earn an ECAC tournament bid.

Wehner was a member of the All MASCAC team all four seasons at the college.

NEWBA All-Region First Team

Nicki Wurdeman - Babson College
Jill Henrikson - Bowdoin College
Courtney Cochran - University of Southern Maine
Kathleen King - Babson College
Sarah Collins - Babson College

NEWBA All-Region Second Team

Jen Wehner - Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Rachael Mack - Colby College
Rachel Riley - Rhode Island College
Kelley Paradis - University of New England
Cynthia Gaudet - Rhode Island College

NEWBA Coach of the Year

Marcus Reilly - Rhode Island College

NEWBA Player of the Year

Nicki Wurdeman - Babson College

NEWBA Rookie of the Year

Denisha Parks, Elms College

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