Bartel named to All-GPAC team

Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Amy Bartel

SIOUX CITY - Morningside College's Dani Gass, a 5-10 junior guard from Sioux City, and J.J. Hall, a 5-9 sophomore guard from Exeter, Neb., have both been named to the All-Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women's Basketball First-Team as selected by the league's head coaches.

In addition to their two first-team selections, the Mustangs' Autumn Bartel was named to the All-GPAC second-team. Bartel, a 5-8 junior guard from Cherokee, is the Mustangs' leading scorer with an average of 12.8 points per game to complement a norm of 3.0 rebounds per contest. She also has 111 assists and 83 steals for averages of 3.4 assists and 2.5 steals per game. Bartel has made 151 of 350 field goal attempts for 43.1 percent, 51 of 122 3-point field goal attempts for 41.8 percent, and 70 of 93 free throw attempts for 75.3 percent. Bartel, who also received second-team All-GPAC honors as a freshman, is the 18th leading scorer in Morningside history with 1,103 career points.

The Mustangs will take a 30-3 record and a No. 2 national ranking into the NAIA Division II National Tournament to be held March 12-18 in Sioux City's Tyson Events Center/Gateway Arena.

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