Marsh, Dickerson Named First-Team All-HCAC

DickersonMarianRose-Hulman Institute of Technology placed two women's players on the all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball team, and a third was honored on the all-newcomer team.

Senior Donna Marsh (Mobile, Ala.) and junior Alisa Dickerson (Elizabethtown, Ky.) (pictured) claimed first-team all-league honors, and Heather Finnell (Decatur, Tenn./Cleveland) was named to the all-freshman team.

Marsh finished second on the team in scoring at 11.9 points and led the HCAC in rebounds (10.2 per game) and blocked shots (90).  She also shot a team-high 53% from the field.

On the season, Marsh recorded 18 double-figure scoring games, including eight games of 10 or more points in a nine-game span during January.  Her career totals included 1,067 points (fifth in school history), 896 rebounds (second) and 295 blocked shots (first).

Dickerson paced the Engineers in scoring at 13.5 points per game and added 7.8 rebounds with a team-high 103 assists.  Her season included 18 double-figure scoring games, including 11 over a 12-game stretch to close the regular season.  She also had five games of 20 or more points, highlighted by a career-high 29 points at Birmingham Southern.

Dickerson ranks in Rose-Hulman's career top 10 in scoring (8th with 917 points), rebounding (7th with 548), assists (2nd with 240), blocks (5th with 82) and steals (10th with 96) after her junior campaign.

Finnell started all 26 games as a freshman as Rose-Hulman's point guard and led the HCAC in minutes per game at 35.8.  She averaged 7.9 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game.

Finnell also led the Fightin' Engineers with 37 steals in her first college season.  Her efforts included 10 games scoring in double figures, highlighted by a career-high 15 points in a December win over Earlham.

Rose-Hulman finished 10-16 on the season and qualified for the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament in its best season the 2007-08 campaign.