Kraft and Tinkel named NAIA All-Americans

Release Date: 
April 8, 2009

Sterling College seniors, Ashley Kraft and Jacci Tinkel, received NAIA Division II All-American honors, following their impressive individual seasons and leading the Lady Warriors to a 27-6 overall record and a trip to the NAIA Division II National Tournament. Sterling also was the KCAC regular season Co-Champions this past year.
Kraft, 5’10, forward was named to the NAIA All-American Second Team after averaging 17.24 ppg and 8.06 rpg for SC during the 2008-2009 campaign. Kraft, a Ransom, Kansas native is the third Sterling College women’s basketball player to be named to the NAIA All-American Second Team.
Kraft was an Unanimous All-KCAC First Team selection and named to the KCAC All-Defensive Team for the second consecutive year in a row.
Ashley finishes her career Sterling’s sixteenth player to score over 1000 points
Kraft also recorded nine double-doubles this past season and led the Lady Warriors in field goal percentage 52.4% and steals 2.58 per game.