Fisher, Phillips Net ASC Honors

March 4, 2009
By cnp
Posted in Athletics

Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks senior forward Olivia Fisher and freshman guard Lacey Phillips received American Southwest Conference women's basketball divisional honors, it was announced by ASC Media Relations Director Greg Weghorst Wednesday.

Fisher, a 6-foot native of Mountain Home, Ark., earned ASC All-East Division Honorable Mention. Fisher ranked fifth in the ASC in rebounding (9.3) and fourteenth in steals (2.0). She ended her senior year averaging 9.8 points per game, second-highest on the team. Fisher’s best game of the year came against Texas Lutheran University when she scored 24 points and pulled down 23 rebounds. She had seven double-doubles during the year and scored in double figures ten times. She earned ASC Player of the Week and D3Hoops.com Team of the Week honors once this season. She earned Honorable Mention honors last season and was an All-Conference performer in tennis and soccer during her career.

Phillips, a 5-foot-8 native of Clarksville, Ark., was named to the ASC All-East Division Honorable Mention Team and earned a spot on the East Division All-Freshman Team. Phillips was among the top three-point shooters in the conference, ranking ninth in the league in three-pointers per game (1.5). She led the team in scoring (10.5) and three-pointers (35), and ranked second in assists (2.3) and steals (1.5). Phillips ended her stellar freshman campaign averaging 3.1 rebounds and hitting 32 percent from beyond the arc. She scored in double figures 14 times and hit a three-pointer in 17 of 23 games. She hit at least two three-pointers 12 times. Against Louisiana College February 7, Phillips nailed all five of her three-point attempts and scored a career-high 22 points.

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