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University of the Ozarks 2017-2018 Women's Basketball Media Guide

Winning Tradition

  • ASC Championship Tournament: 2014-2015, 2013-2014, 2011-2012, 2010-2011, 2001-2002, 2000-2001, 1996-1997
  • 2001-2002 American Southwest Conference East Division Champions
  • 1996-1997 American Southwest Conference Champions

Head Coach Carl Ramsey

  • Voted the American Southwest Conference East Division Coach of the Year (2010-11)
  • Has coached 18 players on the ASC All-Conference Team
  • Has had six players earn ASC All-Freshmen Team honors
  • 46 of his players have been on the ASC All-Academic Team
  • Coached one player one the national Academic All-American team (2011-12)
  • Had one player named ASC East Division Preseason Player of the Year
  • At Lamar High School (Ark.), posted a 660-227 (.744) overall record and led the program to eight state tournament appearances in 29 years

Assistant Coach Ashley Hipps

  • First season at University of the Ozarks (2017-2018)
  • Played at University of the Ozarks (2012-16)
  • Two-time All-Conference player
  • Ranks fourth in program history with 349 career assists
  • Three-time member of the American Southwest Conference All-Academic Team
  • Helped the program to a pair of post-season appearances
  • Voted the university’s Female Athlete of the Year (2015-16)

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Meet The Team

  • #2 Hailey Ostrander
  • #3 Kamryn McKinney
  • #10 Kylie Devries
  • #11 Daija Brown
  • #12 Samantha Childers
  • #14 Savannah Kate Smith
  • #20 Diamond Goodwyn
  • #22 Destinee Manning
  • #23 Cassie Emerson
  • #24 Anisha Johnson
  • #30 Roseanna Ezell
  • #32 Maci Dale
  • #40 Makara Frazier

Seniors

#30 Roseanna Ezell

  • Height: 5-9
  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Quitman, Ark.
  • High School: Quitman HS
  • Position: Forward
  • 2016-2017: Played in ten games. Member of the ASC All-Academic Team.
  • 2015-2016: Played in 16 games and hit 50 percent from the field. Played 21 minutes against East Texas Baptist and pulled down 5 rebounds. Also made 1-of-2 from the floor in that game. Hit both of her free throw attempts against Dallas Christian. Member of the ASC All-Academic Team.
  • 2014-2015: Played in 20 games and shot a team-high 51 percent from the field. Averaged 4.1 points and 3.0 rebounds per game. Made 23-of-25 of her free throw attempts for a team-best 92 percent. Hit 5-of-6 from the field and 6-of-6 from the free throw line to score 16 points against Howard Payne. Also had 6 rebounds in that game. Had a 13-point effort against Texas-Dallas. Made every field goal attempt in four different games. Hit at least 50 percent of her shots from the floor in 12 games.
  • Quitman HS: Averaged 18.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game as a senior. Scored a season-high 38 points in one game her senior campaign. Earned All-Conference four times during her prep career. Helped team to a district championship as a freshman and co-conference championship as a sophomore. Led team to three appearances in the regional tournament.

#24 Anisha Johnson

  • Height: 5-8
  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Little Rock, Ark.
  • High School: Robinson HS
  • Position: Guard
  • 2016-2017: Started in 21 games and played in all 25. Averaged 5.1 points and over three rebounds per game. Scored 11 points to open the season against Southwestern Assemblies of God. Scored 13 points and grabbed 9 rebounds against Colorado College. Dished out six assists against McMurry. Recorded five or more assists three times. Hit a pair of three-pointers against Belhaven. Had five or more rebounds eight times. Member of the ASC All-Academic Team.
  • 2015-2016: Started in two games and played in 23, averaging 4.0 points and 3.9 rebounds per game. Hit 3-of-4 from the field to score 10 points against Bacone College. Also made all four of her free throw attempts in that game. Scored 10 points four different times. Hit 2-of-3 from the three-point line against Texas Dallas. Made eight free throws against Belhaven.
  • 2014-2015: Did not play due to injury.
  • 2013-2014: Played in all 26 games, averaging 3.0 points and 1.5 rebounds per game. Dished out 23 assists. Scored 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the field against Hendrix College. Had 4 assists against Louisiana College. Grabbed 9 rebounds and scored 9 points against Sul Ross State.
  • Robinson HS: Averaged 12.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game as a senior. Named All-Conference, All-Metro and Metro MVP her senior campaign.

Juniors

#40 Makara Frazier

  • Height: 5-5
  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Camden, Ark.
  • High School: Smackover HS
  • Position: Guard
  • 2016-2017: Saw action in 2 games. Member of the ASC All-Academic Team.
  • 2015-2016: Played in 3 games.
  • Smackover HS: Averaged 13.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game as a senior. Named to the News Time All-Area Second Team. Was Female Athlete of the Year twice during prep career. Named team MVP as a junior.

#20 Diamond Goodwyn

  • Height: 5-11
  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Gladewater, Texas
  • High School: Gladewater HS
  • Position: Forward
  • 2016-2017: Played in all 25 games, averaging 9.0 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Hit 75-of-97 (77.3%) from the free throw line. Ranked 11th in the ASC in rebounding. Finished 8th in the ASC in free throw percentage. Reached double figures in scoring 11 times. Pulled down double digits in rebounding six times. Posted six double-doubles on the season. Pulled down 15 rebounds, scored 16 points and blocked two shots against Centenary. Shot over 50 percent from the field 12 times. Had 12 points and 12 rebounds against Bacone. Didn't miss a free throw in nine different games.
  • 2015-2016: Started in two games and played in 23, averaging 4.5 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. Hit 37-of-77 (48%) from the floor. Made 9-of-10 from the field to score 18 points and grabbed 7 rebounds against McMurry. Pulled down 12 rebounds against Howard Payne. Recorded a rebound in 23 games. Had 9 rebounds against East Texas Baptist. Went 4-of-6 with 10 points in collegiate debut. Shot 50 percent or higher from the field 11 times. Scored 11 points behind a 7-of-9 effort from the free throw line against Texas-Tyler.
  • Gladewater HS: Averaged 17.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per game as a senior. Named First Team All-District and All East Texas Honorable Mention Team MVP her senior season. Earned First Team All-District and All East Texas Honorable Mention as a junior.

#2 Hailey Ostrander

  • Height: 5-6
  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Alma, Ark.
  • High School: Alma HS
  • 2016-2017: Started in all 25 games, averaging 11. 0 points, second highest on the team, while leading the team in steals (1.6). Scoring average ranked in the ASC's top-25. Finished 14th in the ASC in assists per game (2.8). Ranked 9th in the ASC in free throw percentage. Ranked 11th in three-pointers per game. Led the team with 42 three-pointers. Made 42-of-123 (34.1%) from the three-point line. Hit 74-of-96 (77.1%) from the free throw line. Scored 25 points on 10-of-14 from the field, including 4-of-8 from the three-point line against McMurry. Also had four steals in that game. Nailed five three-pointers and scored 19 points against Concordia. Made a three-pointer in 18 games and hit two or more 12 times. Scored in double figures 14 times. Scored 16 points, dished out six assists, grabbed five rebounds and recorded two steals against Louisiana College. Had six assists against Mary Hardin-Baylor. Had four steals against three different opponents. Recorded eight rebounds twice. Didn't miss a free throw against six opponents.
  • 2015-2016: Started in one game and played in a total of 23. Averaged nearly 3 points and 2 assists per game. Hit both of her three-point attempts and scored 8 points in her collegiate debut. Scored a season-high 9 points against Concordia. Made a three-pointer in 8 games. Dished out 5 assists against Dallas Christian. Grabbed 7 rebounds and handed out 3 assists against Mary Hardin-Baylor. Pulled down 4 rebounds in three different games. Had 3 steals against LeTourneau.
  • Alma HS: Averaged 10.5 points, 5.5 steals and 4.0 assists per game as a senior. Three-time All-Conference performer. Earned All-State her junior season. Named to the All State Tournament Team twice during prep career. Earned a spot on the Radio City Dream Team as a sophomore and junior. Played in the top-25 camp her junior and senior year. Helped team to the state tournament as a junior. Team won the Crawford County Tournament and Airedale Classic during prep career.

Sophomores

#11 Daija Brown

  • Height: 5-11
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Conway, Ark.
  • High School: Conway HS
  • Position: Forward
  • 2016-2017: Saw action in five games.
  • Conway HS: Saw significant action during her senior season, averaging nearly 3 points and 3 rebounds per game. Helped her team to the state championship game three years in a row. Team won state championship her sophomore season.

#32 Maci Dale

  • Height: 5-8
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Kansas, Okla.
  • High School: Kansas HS
  • Position: Guard
  • 2016-2017: Played in two games.
  • Kansas HS: Averaged 3.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 4.1 steals per game as a senior. Recipient of the Trail of Tears Sports Award. Named 2016 Northeast Technology Athlete of the Month for Vype High School Magazine in Northeast Oklahoma. Helped her team to three straight district championships and a regional championship her senior season.

#14 Savannah Kate Smith

  • Height: 5-7
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Perryville, Ark.
  • High School: Perryville HS
  • Position: Guard
  • 2016-2017: Played in 13 games, averaging 6.5 points per game and 2.9 assists per game. Averaged over a steal per game. Scored 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting from the field against LeTourneau. Totaled three double digit scoring outputs. Grabbed seven rebounds against Texas-Tyler. Dished out eight assists against Belhaven on February 2. Had five or more assists three times. Scored 11 points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out five assists against Belhaven January 28.
  • Transfer from Arkansas Tech University. Four-time All-Conference performer during prep career. Named All-Region and All-State as a junior and was named to the All-State Tournament Team. Earned a spot on the 2012 NAC All-Tournament Team.

Newcomers

#12 Samantha Childers

  • Height: 5-7
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Clarksville, Ark.
  • High School: Clarksville HS
  • Position: Guard
  • Clarksville HS: Averaged 11 points and 5 rebounds per game as a senior. Named All-State and All-Conference during her prep career.

#10 Kylie Devries

  • Height: 5-6
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Harrisburg, Ark.
  • High School: Harrisburg HS
  • Position: Guard
  • Harrisburg HS: Averaged 13 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists per game as a senior. Named All-Conference and received the Lady Hornet Award. Played in the Jonesboro Sun Classic and North Arkansas Senior Showcase. Helped team to regional tournament.

#23 Cassie Emerson

  • Height: 6-0
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Jasper, Ark.
  • High School: Jasper HS
  • Position: Forward
  • Jasper HS: Averaged 12 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block and 2 steals per game as a senior. Two-time All-State and All-Conference player during prep career. Named All Region and was a member of the North Arkansas College All Tournament Team twice. Played in the North Central Arkansas All-Star Game and played in the Arkansas Activities Association All-Star Game. Helped team to three undefeated conference championships. Led team to three district championships, two regional championships and three state tournaments. Team finished as runner-up at the NAC Tournament and Arvest Bank Tournament. Guided team to a Omaha Border Classic Championship.

#22 Destinee Manning

  • Height: 5-7
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
  • High School: Germantown HS
  • Position: Guard
  • Germantown HS: Averaged 10 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists and 3 steals per game as a senior. Named to All-Regional and earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team. Helped team to a third place finish in the district tournament.

#3 Kamryn McKinney

  • Height: 5-8
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Sallisaw, Okla.
  • High School: Central HS
  • Position: Guard
  • Central HS: Averaged 13.2 points, 2.4 assists, 2.1 steals and 3.2 rebounds per game as a senior. Named First Team All-Conference and All-Region. Was a member of the Sequoyah County All-Tournament Team, Kiamichi All-Star Team and Fort Smith Radio Group All-Star Team. Helped team to three District Championships.

2016-17 Results

2016-2017 Results

  • Nov. 15 Southwestern Assemblies of God Univ. L, 77-67
  • Nov. 17 Arlington Baptist W, 81-77
  • Nov. 18 Bacone W, 59-57
  • Nov. 22 Hendrix L, 74-65
  • Nov. 25 Concordia-M'head L, 69-52
  • Nov. 26 Colorado College W, 67-53
  • Nov. 29 Mary Hardin-Baylor * W, 77-66
  • Dec. 1 Centenary (La.) W, 77-57
  • Dec. 3 Texas-Dallas * L, 70-54
  • Dec. 5 Concordia (Tex.) * W, 76-71
  • Dec. 15 Howard Payne * L, 59-47
  • Dec. 17 Sul Ross St. * L, 67-63
  • Jan. 5 Hardin-Simmons * L, 70-66
  • Jan. 7 McMurry * W, 90-71
  • Jan. 12 LeTourneau * L, 65-58
  • Jan. 14 Texas-Tyler * L, 86-56
  • Jan. 19 Louisiana College * W, 88-82
  • Jan. 21 East Tex. Baptist * L, 66-64
  • Jan. 28 Belhaven W, 74-65
  • Jan. 30 Texas-Dallas *L, 72-52
  • Feb. 2 Belhaven L, 85-64
  • Feb. 9 East Tex. Baptist * W, 75-63
  • Feb. 11 Louisiana College * L, 85-76
  • Feb. 16 Texas-Tyler * L, 70-54
  • Feb. 18 LeTourneau* L, 63-62

Program Records

Game Records

  • Points - 47 (Penni Peppas, 1991)
  • Rebounds - 25 (Jenna Corbell, 2002)
  • Field Goals - 19 (Penni Peppas, 1991)
  • Free Throws - 16 (Jennifer Ewing, 1998)
  • 3-Pointers - 9 (Paige Dean/Erin Langham, 1997)
  • Steals - 8 (Marilyn Bauer, 1992)
  • Assists - 13 (Marilyn Bauer, 1982)
  • Free Throws - 28 (Marilyn Bauer vs Lyon College)
  • Blocked Shots - 11 (Christie Shuffield, 2000)

Season Records

  • Most Points - 696 (Penni Peppas, 1992-93)
  • Most Rebounds - 346 (Leona Hubbard, 1990-91)
  • Most Field Goals - 276 (Penni Peppas, 1992-93)
  • Most Free Throws - 148 (Jennifer Ewing, 1998-99)
  • Most 3-Pointers - 76 (Paige Dean, 1998-89)
  • Highest Pts Per Game Avg. - 24.0 (Penni Peppas, 1992-93)
  • Highest Field Goal % - 62.0% (Lori Myers, 1997-98)
  • Most Steals - 92 (Marilyn Bauer, 1984-85)
  • Most Assists - 148 (Lacey Phillips, 2011-12)
  • Most Blocked Shots - 75 (Christie Shuffield, 2002-03)
  • Highest Free Throw % - 87.1% (Chelsea Glasscock, 2010-11)
  • Highest 3-Point % - 47.6.% (Jana Treat, 1987-88)

Career Records

  • Most 3-pointers - 192 (April Young, 2008-12)
  • Most Steals - 228 (Marilyn Bauer, 1980-84)
  • Most Blocked Shots - 228 (Christie Shuffield, 1999-02)
  • Highest Field Goal % - 61.0% (Lori Myers, 1994-97)

Miscellaneous Records

  • Largest margin of victory - 58 points (107-40 vs Westminister, 1997)
  • Largest margin of defeat - 64 points (Dec. 1, 2007 vs Howard Payne)
  • Most points in a game - 120 (Nov. 24, 1992 vs Philander Smith)
  • Longest winning streak - 11 games (1996-1997)
  • Longest losing streak - 17 games (2007-08)

CAREER LEADERS

Scoring

  • Penni Peppas - 2,170 (1990-94)
  • Mandi Carter - 1,538 (02-04, 05-07)
  • Lori Myers - 1,504 (1994-97)
  • Erica Eneks - 1,480 (2004-08)
  • Dee Bean - 1,375 (1987-91)
  • Sabrina Goddard - 1,350 (2008-12)
  • Christie Shuffield - 1,264 (1998-02)
  • Liz Ahne - 1,212 (1980-84)
  • Alicia Haney - 1,239 (1991-95)
  • Carolyn Ealy - 1,185 (1982-86)

Rebounding

  • Alicia Haney - 892 (1991-95)
  • Mandi Carter - 826 (02-04, 05-07)
  • Leona Hubbard Scott - 820 (1988-91)
  • Olivia Fisher - 817 (04-06, 07-09)
  • Penni Peppas - 785 (1990-94)
  • Christie Shuffield - 706 (1999-02)
  • Sabrina Goddard - 683 (2008-12)
  • Lori Myers - 661 (1994-97)
  • Carolyn Ealy - 645 (1982-86)
  • Liz Ahne - 640 (1980-84)

Assists

  • Alicia Haney - 425 (1991-95)
  • Callie Harmon - 391 (1984-88)
  • Marilyn Bauer - 380 (1980-84)
  • Ashley Hipps - 349 (2012-16)
  • Lacey Phillips - 313 (2008-12)
  • Beverly Hogrefe - 266 (1987-91)
  • Tracy Duncan - 266 (1995-99)
  • Missi Boroughs - 259 (1992-94)
  • Moleta Watson - 254 (1988-92)
  • Vickie Alston - 246 (1981-86)/Erica Eneks (2004-08)

Honors & Awards

ASC Player of the Year

  • Lori Myers (1996-97)

All-ASC

  • Erica Eneks (2007-08)
  • Jenna Corbell (2002-03)
  • Carla Rhodes (1998-99)
  • Erin Langham (1998-99)
  • Jennifer Ewing (1997-98)
  • Erin Langham (1996-97)
  • Lori Myers (1996-97)
  • Becky Stoltenberg (1996-97)

Academic All-District

  • April Young (2009-10)
  • Erica Eneks (2007-08)
  • Mandi Carter (2006-07)
  • April Young (2011-12)
  • April Young (2010-11)
  • Sabrina Goddard (2010-11)

ASC East Division Coach of the Year

  • Carl Ramsey (2010-11)

ASC SAAC Sportsmanship Award

  • 2015-16
  • 2011-12
  • 2009-10

NCAA Division III

The college experience is a time of learning and growth — a chance to follow passions and develop potential. For student-athletes in Division III, all of this happens most importantly in the classroom and through earning an academic degree. The Division III experience provides for passionate participation in a competitive athletic environment, in which student-athletes push themselves to excellence and build upon their academic success with new challenges and life skills. And student-athletes are encouraged to pursue their full passions and find their potential through a comprehensive educational experience.

What We Wear

2017-2018 Schedule

  • Nov. 15 Hendrix
  • Nov. 18 Rhodes
  • Nov. 21 at Bacone
  • Nov. 30 at Dallas
  • Dec. 2 Texas-Tyler *
  • Dec. 5 at McMurry *
  • Dec. 14 Mary Hardin-Baylor *
  • Dec. 17 Concordia *
  • Dec. 30 at Rhodes
  • Jan. 4 at Sul Ross St. *
  • Jan. 6 at Howard Payne *
  • Jan. 11 Belhaven *
  • Jan. 13 Louisiana College *
  • Jan. 17 Arlington Baptist
  • Jan. 20 at Texas-Dallas *
  • Jan. 22 at Hardin-Simmons *
  • Jan. 25 at LeTourneau *
  • Jan. 27 at East Tex. Baptist *
  • Jan. 29 Bacone
  • Feb. 1 East Tex. Baptist *
  • Feb. 3 LeTourneau *
  • Feb. 5 at Texas-Tyler *
  • Feb. 8 Texas-Dallas *
  • Feb. 15 at Louisiana College *
  • Feb. 17 at Belhaven *
  • Feb. 22-24 at ASC Championship Tournament

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