February 24, 2019
Santa Monica, CA
SMC Women's Basketball placed three freshmen stars on the Western State Conference Division 1st team as selected by the conference coaches Saturday at Ventura College. .
Ariana Quintana a guard out of Taft High School in Woodland Hills, who averaged 16.5 points per game in Western State conference play was selected to the team.
Freshman 6'3" Center Nina Gazzo out of Hamilton High School in Los Angeles who scored 9.2 points per game and led the conference in rebounding with 14.2 per game was also selected.
Rounding out the three All Conference Selections was local product Mariam Moges a freshman out of Santa Monica High School who averaged 13.5 points per game in Western State Conference play this season for the Corsairs.
"Obviously this is an amazing honor for our team and of course the players chosen," stated Head Coach Lydia Strong. "It's amazing that the conference coaches acknowledged the contributions of our players. They have all worked hard this season and improved so much. I'm thrilled that they were all rewarded for their efforts."