CLEVELAND, Ohio â Four members of the Ohio womenâs basketball team were named to the 2017 Academic All-Mid-American Conference team, the league announced today. Taylor Agler, Katie Barker, Hannah Boesinger and Dominique Doseck all earned the honor.
Agler (Westerville, Ohio), a Communication Studies major, earned a 3.333 GPA during her undergraduate career, graduating in Dec. of 2016. Agler started in 31 of 32 games that she played in this season for the Bobcats. She averaged 7.4 points per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. She finished the season with a .405 field goal percentage and shot .336 from three-point range. Agler grabbed 61 steals (second most of the team) and had 104 assists (second on the team). During conference play, Agler averaged 7.3 points per game while shooting .429 from the field and .386 from three-point range. She had 31 steals and 60 assists to go along with an average of 3.0 rebounds a game. Agler was ninth in the MAC and second on the team in steals, eighth in the MAC and second on the team in A/TO Ratio. She had 10 double figure scoring games (third highest on the team), and led team in assists ten times and scored a career-high 19 points in the first round of the WNIT against Penn State.
Barker (Cary, Ill.) a Pre-Nursing major, sports a 3.441 GPA. Barker played in 30 games this season and averaged 5.1 points per game. She shot .354 from three-point range, making 50 three-pointers. During conference play she averaged 5.2 points a game and shot .326 from the field and .344 from three-point range. She was eighth in the MAC in three-point field goal percentage and led the team in scoring twice and scored in double figures four times. She scored a career-high 18 points three times against Binghamton, Buffalo, and Western Michigan.
Boesinger (Hudson, Ohio), an Environmental Biology major, finished her career at Ohio with a 3.265 GPA. Boesinger played in all 32 games this season as the first person off the bench, while also starting 12 games. She averaged 5.6 points per game while grabbing 2.9 rebounds a contest. She also had 19 steals and 12 assists. She had 55 offensive boards compared to 38 defensive boards. She shot .396 from the field. During conference play, Boesinger averaged 6.1 points per game and shot .456 from the field and .333 from three-point range. She led the team in scoring once and scored in double figures seven times. She registered her first career double-double this season, and scored a season-high 17 points and grabbed six rebounds against Miami.
Doseck (Athens, Ohio), a Sports Management major, registers a 3.807 GPA. Doseck played in 29 out of 32 games for the Bobcats this season and averaged 3.0 points a game and had nine steals and 12 assists. She shot .311 from the field while averaging 8.2 minutes a game. During conference play, Doseck averaged 3.6 points a game and shot .375 from the field and .405 from three-point range. She scored in double figures two times, with a season-high 12 points against Eastern Michigan.
The Academic All-MAC honor is for a student-athlete who has excelled in athletics and academics. To qualify, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests for that particular sport.