Hiram College

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Sophomore Kayla Yost (Norwalk/Perkins) was named Honorable Mention All-NCAC and freshman Mercedes Jones (Dayton/Ponitz Career Technology Center) was named NCAC Newcomer of the Year.

Yost earns her first All-NCAC selection.

She led the team in scoring (13.2 ppg), rebounding (8.5 rpg) and double-doubles (nine). Yost pulled down 221 total rebounds, which was ninth most in single-season history.

She earned NCAC Player of the Week honors two times during the 2014-15 campaign.

Jones finished the season ranked second on the team in scoring at 10.0 ppg and was tied for second in rebounding (3.8 rpg).

She posted a shooting percentage of .510, which was fourth best in single-season history.

Jones is the first player in Hiram women’s basketball history to win NCAC Newcomer of the Year.

Under first year head coach Emily Hays, Hiram went 7-19 overall and 3-13 in the NCAC.