Archive for Thursday, January 27, 2011

BLHS grad Lombardino earms MIAA hoops honor

January 27, 2011

Cassie Lombardino, a Washburn University junior and Basehor-Linwood High School graduate, as honored as the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Jan. 10 for her performance in two victories during the previous week.

It’s the first MIAA honor of Lombardino’s career.

Lombardino scored a career-high 35 points, grabbed eight rebounds and made two steals in the Lady Blues’ victory against Southwest Baptist. The next time out she scored 30 points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots in a victory against Missouri Southern.

Lombardino is averaging 17.8 points per game this season.

Lombardino is majoring in nursing at Washburn.

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