2017-18 Women's Basketball
Rowe named All-Region
March 13, 2018
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Kaycee Rowe (Harrod/Allen East) has added another piece of hardware to her mantle as the versatile forward was named Third Team All-Great Lakes Region by D3hoops.com following an outstanding senior campaign. It marks the first time in Bluffton University women's basketball history that a Beaver has earned D3hoops All-Region honors!
A back-to-back First Team All-HCAC honoree after being chosen Second Team as a sophomore, Kaycee Rowe led the HCAC with 15.0 PPG and her 8.6 RPG were 2nd in the conference. She led the Beavers with 404 points, 3rd all-time for a single season at Bluffton. Rowe's 114 free throws made are 5th all-time for a season, while her 85.1 FT percentage is 6th all-time. She pulled down a school-record 232 rebounds and came up with 64 steals (6th all-time) en route to three HCAC Player of the Week awards as a senior!
Despite playing just three and a half seasons, Rowe wrapped up her career #3 on the all-time scoring list with 1,178 points and 6th with 642 caroms. She is 5th all-time with 419 made field goals which equated to a 44.3 FG percentage (16th all-time). Her 83.0 FT percentage is 25 points higher than the previous career mark of 80.5 by Taylor Whitaker. Rowe is 4th all-time with 303 freebies. She came up just two shy of Lisa Wieging's career thefts mark with 194 steals, while her 52 blocks (6th all-time) and 245 steals (8th all-time) demonstrated her extreme versatility.
While the dust settled on the 2017-18 season, the senior class of Rowe, Macey Sheerer (Bucyrus) and Abigail O'Donnell (Arcanum) finished off the best four-year run in Bluffton women's basketball history. The 84-24 mark (77.8 winning percentage) surpassed the 2017 class which had finished 78-29! It wrapped up a great season as they went 20-7, including 14-4 in conference play, marking the third straight 20+ win season for the women and prior to 2015-16 the Beavers had never won 20 games in a season!