BAY CITY, Mich. – Four members of the Michigan Tech women's basketball team earned All-GLIAC honors when the awards were announced by the conference office Friday night. Senior's Kelli Guy, Brenna Heise, and Lindsay Winter were all selected to the All-GLIAC First Team while junior Elizabeth Kelliher was chosen for the All-GLIAC Second Team and All-Defensive Team.
Guy, who hails from Kalkaska, Michigan, is averaging 12.0 points per game this season while dishing out 3.0 assists each time she takes the floor. Guy is an excellent long distance shooter through 28 games this season, ranked fifth in the conference in three-point shooting percentage at 41.0 percent. Guy reached 1,000 career points on the strength of a career high 30 points against Wayne State on February 22nd. She also distributed a career high 13 assists against Augustana (S.D.) on November 24th, just one shy of tying a Tech school record. Guy has started all 28 games this season for the Huskies.
Heise, who's from New London, Wisconsin, leads the Tech offense this season with a 12.2 points per game scoring average. Heise has connected on 49.2 percent of her shots from the field in 2017-18 and has converted 86.8 percent of her free throw attempts. Heise tied a Michigan Tech single game scoring record with 37 points against Augustana (S.D.) back in November. Heise also surpassed 1,000 points with 12 in a win over Davenport in the final game of the regular season. In addition to her scoring numbers, Heise is hauling down 5.1 rebounds per game. Heise was an All-GLIAC Second Team selection last season and has been named the North Division Player of the Week twice this year.
Winter, who's from Clare, Michigan, is averaging 11.3 points per game and in addition leads the Huskies in rebounding at 6.8 rebounds per game and assists at 4.9 assists per game. She is ranked second in the GLIAC in assists per game. Winter poured in a career high 29 points in a season opening win over Davis & Elkins November 10th. She dished out a career high 10 assists against Grand Valley State on December 7th and grabbed a career best 12 rebounds at Ursuline on November 11th. Winter has been the GLIAC North Division Player of the Week three times this season and earned a spot on the 2017 GLIAC All-Tournament Team after a strong postseason a year ago.
Kelliher is from Waukesha, Wisconsin and is also have a solid season for the Huskies. Kelliher is averaging 9.7 points per game and converting a team best 56.0 percent of her field goals. Her field goal percentage is fourth highest in the GLIAC. Kelliher averages 6.3 rebounds per game and leads the conference in blocks with a 2.3 blocks per game average. Kelliher grabbed a career high 13 rebounds against Ferris State on February 15th and had a season high seven blocked shots at Wayne State on January 18th. Kelliher owns the school record for blocks in a game by deflecting nine opposing shots at Northwood on February 2nd, 2017.
The Huskies are waiting to see if they earn an at-large bid to the NCAA Division II Regional Tournament. The tournament field will be announced on Sunday at 10 p.m. by the NCAA.
The official GLIAC press release can be viewed by clicking here.