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Women’s Hoops Celebrates Season with Banquet

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 04/19/2013
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COCONUT GROVE, Fla. – The University of Miami women’s basketball team held its annual postseason banquet Thursday night, celebrating the program’s 2012-13 season, at Monty’s.

The Hurricanes, led by eighth-year head coach Katie Meier recently finished their fourth straight 20-win season and advanced to the NCAA tournament for the third consecutive year.

Miami seniors Morgan Stroman and Stefanie Yderstrom were a part of 97 wins in their four years at Miami, the second-most wins by a single class in program history. Each player earned first team All-ACC honors for their performance this season.

It was announced just before the banquet that the Canes’ other senior, Shawnice “Pepper” Wilson had signed a contract with the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx.

The banquet began with a meet and greet with the players and staff, before opening to a buffet in the restaurant’s indoor facility.

Following dinner, it was time to announce the team’s award winners, culminating in the Barbara Levenson Most Valuable Player presentation.

2012-13 Women’s Basketball Award Winners

Team Captains – Morgan Stroman, Shawnice Wilson and Stefanie Yderstrom
Academic Award – Jassany Williams
Strongest Player – Shawnice Wilson
Assists Leader – Stefanie Yderstom
Windex Award (Rebounds) – Morgan Stroman
Most Intense Player – Morgan Stroman
Most Improved Player – Shawnice Wilson
Barbara Levenson Most Valuable Player – Morgan Stroman

Schedule
 
Friday, November 14
Women's Basketball vs. Oakland
Coral Gables, Fla.
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Monday, November 17
Women's Basketball at Middle Tennessee
Murfreesboro, Tenn.
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Friday, November 21
Women's Basketball vs. North Florida
Coral Gables, Fla.
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Tuesday, November 25
Women's Basketball vs. Arizona State
Coral Gables, Fla.
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Friday, November 28
Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Saturday, November 29
Women's Basketball vs. Buffalo / Tulsa
Coral Gables, Fla.
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