State Colleges

KCAC women's capsules

(In alphabetical order)

Bethany (2010: 6-23, 4-14) _ The Swedes have no seniors on their roster, so wins will have to come from a largely unproven group. Heather Eddings, Nicole Felker and Tamar Garner all averaged four points last season.

Bethel (16-14, 9-9) _ The Threshers graduated a solid senior class, and coach Mark Fox must find a way to replace the group's leadership but will have to do it with mainly underclassmen.

Friends (16-13, 9-9) _ The Falcons return three starters in Breanne Selves, Minta Whetstone and Jessika Crews. Butler Community College transfer and Bishop Carroll product Abby Fawcett should be able to spread teams out with her three-point shooting.

McPherson (6-22, 4-14) —Second-year coach Cy Rolfs returns two key contributors in senior guard Brooke Weisenburger (6.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists) and forward Elice Frey (8.6 points, 5.7 rebounds).

Southwestern (22-8, 14-4) _ Honorable mention NAIA All-American Brett Bates returns aver averaging 14.1 points last season, including a 37-percent mark from three-point range.

Sterling (27-6, 16-2) _ The Warriors and coach Lonnie Kruse have probably the biggest home advantage in the KCAC, going 14-0 last season at the Gleason Center before advancing to the NAIA Division II Sweet 16. All five starters from that team are gone.

Tabor (11-18, 8-10) _ First-year coach Shawn Reed has a solid post player to build his team around in 5-11 junior Tynan Honn, an honorable mention All-KCAC pick last season.