McCoy & Hageman Earn All-UAA Recognition

McCoy & Hageman Earn All-UAA Recognition

Case Western Reserve University junior guard Jessica McCoy was named to the All-University Athletic Association Second Team, and sophomore forward Kara Hageman claimed an honorable mention, as the all-conference honorees, selected by the UAA coaches, were announced on Wednesday.

2016 All-UAA Women's Basketball Team

This marked the first career All-UAA honor for McCoy, and the second for Hageman, who was selected as an honorable mention to the All-UAA team during her freshman campaign as well.

McCoy started all 14 conference games for the Spartans, finishing the UAA ledger with 13.6 points per game (ninth in the UAA) and 6.2 rebounds per game (11th in the UAA).  She also ranked 10th among all UAA players with a .456 field goal percentage, third with a .878 free throw percentage, and tied for fourth with 18 blocks.  She recorded a career-high 27 points against Washington University (Mo.) on February 12th, and tallied 10 rebounds against Emory on January 24th, notching a double-double in the game.

For the season, McCoy tied for the team lead with 13.6 points per game, adding 6.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game.  She also paced the team with 35 steals and was second with 29 blocks, while shooting a team-high 45.1% from the field and 38.0% from three-point range.

Hageman averaged a team-best 7.6 rebounds per game during UAA games, the fifth-best mark in the conference, while scoring 11.6 points per game and finishing tied for fourth in the league with 18 blocks.  She shot 38.4% from the field during the conference schedule, with 27 assists and 15 steals.  She registered double-double performances against Emory (16 points, 13 rebounds), NYU (11 points, 11 rebounds), and Rochester (15 points, 11 rebounds).  In addition, Hageman tallied a career-best 14 rebounds during the team's first game against Rochester.

Hageman started all 25 games overall for the Spartans during the 2015-16 season, tying with McCoy for the team lead with 13.6 points per game, and pacing all CWRU players with 7.6 rebounds per contest.  She had three games of 20 or more points during the year, including a career-high 27 during the team's win over John Carroll on January 4th, and finished tied for the team lead with six double-doubles over the course of the season.  Hageman was also named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team in 2015-16.

The Spartans finished the 2015-16 season with an 8-17 overall record, including a 3-11 mark in UAA games.