Jackson, Noren earn D3hoops All-West Region honors

Jackson, Noren earn D3hoops All-West Region honors

TACOMA, WashingtonSamone Jackson and Alexis Noren both earned All-West Region honors, D3hoops.com announced on Monday.

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Jackson was named to the All-West Region Second Team, while Noren earned a Third Team nod.

Bother Loggers were named to the All-Northwest Conference First Team after leading Puget Sound to the program's first-ever undefeated NWC season and a regular-season title.

The Loggers reached the NWC Tournament championship game for the third consecutive year, and Puget Sound hosted the first two rounds of the NCAA Division-III Tournament. The Loggers topped UC Santa Cruz in the first round before falling to Whitman in the second round.

Jackson finished the regular season as the NWC's second-leading scorer with 17.4 points per game, and she averaged the most 3-point baskets per game in the NWC (3.2). The sophomore set the Puget Sound single-season record with 84 made 3-pointers this season.

Noren was one of the most dynamic players in the region. She finished the regular season ranked third in the NWC in both steals per game (2.7) and assists per game (3.6). She also averaged 11.7 points and 6.2 rebounds. The senior finished her collegiate career with more than 1,000 career points. Noren also ranks among the school's all-time leaders in several statistics: 49.9 field-goal percentage (t-2nd), 336 assists (3rd), 112 games played (t-4th), and 588 rebounds (9th).

Puget Sound finished the 2016-17 season with a 26-3 overall record, marking the most single-season wins in program history.



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