Kelsey Ploof Earns Second-Team All-HCAC Honors

ploofTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology senior Kelsey Ploof (Noblesville) has been named to the second-team all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball team, in results released by the league office.

Ploof led the Fightin' Engineers in scoring (9.3 ppg) and rebounding (6.8 rpg) for a squad that qualified for the HCAC Tournament during all four years of her playing career.  She also shot 49% from the field and ranked third on the team with 28 steals to earn second-team all-league honors for the second consecutive year.

Ploof capped her ranked 10th in Rose-Hulman women's basketball history in points (877), fourth in rebounds (722) and seventh in career free throws made (262).  She also ranks seventh in career field goal percentage (44.8%), ninth in steals (106) and 10th in minutes played (2518).

The mechanical engineering major also earned her Rose-Hulman bachelor's degree one academic quarter early, completing her degree requirements in February.

marshallFreshman Abbie Marshall (St. Louis, Mo./Nerinx Hall) earned a spot on the conference's all-sportsmanship team after a solid first year of college basketball.  Marshall finished second on the team in scoring (7.4 ppg) and rebounding (5.1 rpg), while leading the team in assists (58) and steals (29).

Rose-Hulman finished 10-16 overall and 8-10 in HCAC play on the season.  The Fightin' Engineers qualified for the HCAC Tournament for the fourth consecutive year, regained the Clabber Girl Trophy with a 74-54 win over St. Mary-of-the-Woods, and won their last two games to secure a postseason tournament bid.