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Lampert named 1st Team All-American

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. (April 9, 2013) – The National Junior College Athletic Association has recognized Eva Lampert as 1st Team All American in Division III Women’s Basketball.

Players are selected based on their statistics and the role they play in their team’s success. Lampert was a sophomore point guard for the Northland Pioneer women’s basketball team which recorded a 27 win and 4 loss season. The Pioneers were MCAC Northern Division Champions, Region 13B Champions and 7th Place in the NJCAA Tournament this year. In addition to Lampert’s All American Award, Eva was named MCAC 1st Team All Northern Division, 1st Team All MCAC and All Region 13B. This season Eva led the Nation in assists with 7.3 assists per game. She was third in the conference in steals with 3.3 per game and averaged 11 points per game.

“I am very grateful to have been able to coach a player and a person like Eva. Part of the joy of coaching is seeing one of your players achieve something that she earned through hard work, perseverance, and discipline. Eva has been a big part of Northland Pioneers women’s basketball over the past two seasons and she is very deserving of this honor”, says Head Women’s Basketball Coach Shannon Nelson.

Lampert is a 2011 graduate of Walker-Hackesack-Ackley High School in Walker, MN. She is the daughter of Greg and Janai Lampert of Laporte, MN. Lampert has committed to St. Cloud State University to play for the women’s basketball team and continue her education in the fall.