Flynn and Curtis named to All-HCAC teams

Earlham College 2018 All-HCAC women's basketball graphic - Zoe Curtis and Mariah Flynn

RICHMOND, Ind. – Earlham College senior Mariah Flynn and sophomore Zoe Curtis were both named to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Basketball All-Conference team, which was unveiled on Wednesday.

Both Flynn and Curtis were Honorable Mention selections to the All-HCAC teams.

Curtis finished the season ranked 11th in the HCAC in scoring, averaging 12.2 points to go with 5.0 rebounds. She also tallied 10 blocks and 17 steals during the 2017-18 campaign, and her .510 shooting percentage (132-of-257) from the floor was good enough for sixth in the HCAC.

Curtis recorded 20 double-digit scoring performances during the 2017-18 season, and scored her season-high of 21 points on January 10, 2018, against Hanover College.

The New Castle, Ind., native was named the HCAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week on January 22, 2018, after averaging 16.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in a pair of Quaker victories over Defiance and Manchester.

Flynn averaged 9.5 points and 5.6 rebounds during her senior season, and tallied a team-leading 20 blocks to go with 24 steals. She was one of the Quakers' top long-range scoring threats with 27 3-point field goals. Flynn charted 10 games in double-figures in scoring, with a season-high 21 points in Earlham's February 7 road game at Hanover College.

Flynn wrapped up her four years in Maroon and White with 826 points and 503 rebounds.

Sophomore Kyndall Spears was the Quakers' representative on the HCAC All-Sportsmanship Team. Spears averaged 7.7 points and 3.0 rebounds in 2017-18, connecting on a team-high 39 3-point shots.

Earlham women's basketball finished its 2017-18 season with a 7-19 overall record, 7-11 in the HCAC, and earned a spot in the HCAC Women's Basketball Tournament. The post-season appearance for the Quakers was the program's first since the end of 2007-08.

The Quakers' seven victories was the most since the 2014-15 season, and seven wins in conference play was the most since Earlham's 8-10 HCAC record during the 2013-14 campaign.

Two Quaker women's basketball players were recognized with HCAC weekly honors; in addition to Curtis, sophomore Camryn White was named the HCAC Player of the Week on February 19 after averaging 18.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 4.0 assists in Earlham wins over Defiance and Mount St. Joseph.

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