Dierking and McCaskill named all-conference team honorable mention selections

Nicole Dierking and Tamara McCaskill, the top two scorers on the Lady Miner basketball team, were named to the GLVC all-conference team as honorable mention selections.

McCaskill led the Lady Miners in scoring with an average of 13.6 points per game. She pulled down 5.9 rebounds a contest – second on the Lady Miners to Dierking – while shooting 47.8 percent from the field and 79.8 percent at the free throw line. She also led UMR in blocked shots with 26.
Dierking scored 12.5 points a game and was fourth in the GLVC in rebounding with 7.3 a contest. She was also among the top free throw shooters in the league at 82.4 percent. Dierking went over the 1,000-point mark for her career in January and finished her playing career as a Lady Miner ranked in sixth place all-time for points, rebounds and assists. She was second on the team in assists.

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