Lee's Lowe Finalist For WBCA Coach Of The Year
Senior Bertram Post Season Honorable Mention
Monday, March 23, 2020
Lee women's basketball head coach Marty Rowe was one of eight finalists for the Women's Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year Award the organization announced on Monday.
Rowe led the Lady Flames to a NCAA program best 26-4 record and the No. 1 seed in the NCAA National Tournament South Region. He was named the Gulf South Conference Coach of the Year and his team was ranked as high as No. 5 in the nation.
Rowe has developed a standard of excellence in his 16 years on the sidelines for the Lady Flames that view can match.
His teams have won 20-plus games in all 16 seasons, including a four straight trips to the NCAA Big Dance.
Molly Miller, head coach at Drury University, has been named the 2020 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year.
Wrapping up her four-year career in style, Lee women's basketball senior guard Abby Bertram was named an Honorable Mention All-American the Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced on Monday.
Bertram was also named to the All-GSC First Team and All-South Region First Team after leading the Lady Flames with 14.1 points per game and 5.2 rebounds per game. She dished off 102 assists and had swiped 74 steals in 30 games.
Bertram led the Lady Flames to a 26-4 record and the No. 1 seed in the South Region in the NCAA National Tournament. Bertram finishes her four-year career with 1,557 points, ranking 11th all-time in program history, 496 rebounds, 24th all-time, 411 assists, fourth all-time and 211 steals.
"I'm really excited for Abby, well deserved recognition for her body of work this season. This honor caps off a great four years for her and the way she has represented our program," said Lee head coach Marty Rowe.
Hailey Diestelkamp, of Drury University, is the 2020 WBCA Division II Player of the Year and headlines the 2020 WBCA Division II Coaches' All-America team, announced by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association today.