Kaneland alum Rose among Waubonsee post-season honorees

By on April 14, 2011

Courtesy Photo: Sara Rose

Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College’s Maxzine Rossler heads up a quartet of women’s basketball players that were recognized by the NJCAA Region IV and Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) basketball committees. Rossler was chosen to the prestigious All-Region IV Division II District K Second Team. Along with Alyssa Harbin, she was also named All-ISCC First Team, while the Lady Chiefs’ Colleen Purcell and Sara Rose were both tabbed All-ISCC Honorable Mention.

Rose, a 5-foot-8 guard from Kaneland High School, was named to the All-ISCC Second Team for the second straight year. She averaged 4.2 assists per contest to lead the team, tallying 129 assists overall for a two-year total of 226 assists. The sophomore also averaged 6.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.0 steals as the Lady Chiefs’ point guard.

Rossler, a 5-foot-6 guard from Hinckley-Big Rock High School, averaged 12.9 points-per-game to lead Waubonsee in scoring. The freshman also nailed 66 three-pointers, averaged 2.7 assists and 2.5 steals per contest, and made 70 percent of her foul shots.

Harbin, a 5-foot-7 forward from Yorkville High School, contributed in numerous ways every game in helping lead Waubonsee to a 17-14 record. The sophomore averaged 8.6 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 2.3 steals per game.

Purcell, a 6-foot-1 center from Oswego High School, averaged 10.0 points-per-game while connecting on 49 percent of her shots from the floor. The freshman grabbed a team-leading 235 rebounds, averaging 7.8 boards per contest.

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