Wichita, Kan. - Women's Basketball at Sterling College is primed to have another championship season according to the KCAC Women's Basketball Head Coaches and the media that covers the KCAC. At KCAC Basketball Media Day in Wichita, Kansas, Head Coach Lonnie Kruse's women's basketball team was selected to finish first in the KCAC by both the KCAC Head Coaches and the media.
The Lady Warriors lose only one key contributor from a team that won the KCAC Regular Season and Tournament Championships during the 2009-10 season. Cathryn Wiebe has left Sterling after her sophomore year in which she was the KCAC Player of the Year and averaged 16.9 points and 9.8 rebounds per game.
Sterling returns four starters from the 2009-10 campaign, three of who earned All-KCAC Honors. Candace Ewert returns at guard after averaging 4.7 points and 3.4 assists per game in 2009-10. Erica Herman, All-KCAC Honorable Mention, will return in the backcourt along with Ewert after averaging 8.4 points and 3.0 rebounds per game. Britany Gasper, All-KCAC First Team, returns to anchor the SC frontcourt. Gasper averaged 11.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 1.0 blocks per game in 2009-10. Megan Patrick, All-KCAC First Team, was the Lady Warrior's leading scorer last season. Patrick av