2016-17 Women's Basketball SEASON IN REVIEW

Class of 2017

Katy Leamer | Bailey Swogger | Sarah Sherman

The Eagles ended the season 10-15 overall and 2-12 in the Landmark Conference.

Junior Dani Atkinson led the team with 14.6 points per game, averaging 42.5 in the field and 37.4 behind the three-point line.
Katy Leamer followed with 12.2 points per game. She led the Eagles with 5.8 rebounds per game and three double-doubles.
Katy Leamer, Dani Atkinson and Rachael Anstine ranked in the Top 5 Landmark Conference Statistical Leaders throughout the majority of the regular season.

At the end of the regular season, Katy Leamer ranked second in the conference in free throw percentage with her 89.5 performance at the line.

Atkinson ranked second with 58 steals in the regular season.

Anstine's 31 regular-season blocks put her at third in the conference. Totaling 83 career blocks, she now sits at seventh in the Juniata record book.

Multiple Eagles notched significant career-high scoring games...

Haley Myers - 14 points vs. Wilkes, Nov. 30

Bailey Swogger - 15 points vs. St. Thomas, Nov. 18

Bri Wasser - 16 points vs. Wilkes, Nov. 30

Kaitlyn Young - 10 points vs. Swarthmore, Jan. 3

Kelly Leamer - 17 points vs. Drew, Jan. 14

Juniata battled to a one-point victory over Frostburg State on Nov. 28. Anstine tallied 17 points, including the game-winning buckets, and nine rebounds. Atkinson also racked up 17 at the hoop.
With the clock counting down from 12 seconds, Anstine tied the game with a layup and was fouled underneath the basket. On a successful free throw, Juniata pulled ahead and won the game 65-64.
Juniata's 32-21 fourth quarter was just enough to sneak by St. Vincent, ending in a thrilling 76-73 victory. The Eagles' 9-2 run in the final minute and a half solidified the win, topped by Bethany Spencer's four free throws.

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Postseason Awards

Atkinson was named to the Landmark Conference's Second Team.

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J.D. Cavrich, Britney Bridges, Juniata Sports Information

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