CL Women’s Hoops Claims Eight NAIA All-American Honors


KANSAS CITY – The Crossroads League added to its NAIA All-American totals on Thursday with eight student-athletes being named NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball All-Americans, as announced by the NAIA office.


Crossroads League Champion, Marian, claimed the top award, with Katie Gearlds being named the NAIA National Coach of the Year. Huntington’s Sarah Fryman and Taylor’s Becca Buchs highlighted the list of eight All-Americans, earning NAIA First-Team recognition.


2019-2020 NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball All-Americans
Becca Buchs, Taylor (First-Team)
Sarah Fryman, Huntington (First-Team)
Abby Downard, Marian (Second-Team)
Abby Buchs, Taylor (Honorable Mention)
Vironnica Drake, Grace (Honorable Mention)
Taylor Gregory, Mount Vernon Nazarene (Honorable Mention)
Imani Guy, Marian (Honorable Mention)
Lauren McBryar, Saint Francis (Honorable Mention)


2019-2020 NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year
Katie Gearlds, Marian