SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (February 2, 2018) – The American Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) today released its Women's Basketball All-Academic Team, which featured sophomore Erica Cornmire (West Winfield, NY / Mount Markham Senior) and junior Katie Herba (Perth, NY / Broadalbin-Perth) being named to the honor roll. Cornmire is a Recreation and Sports Management major with a 3.21 GPA, while Herba majors in Business and Technology Management with a 3.63 GPA.
The all-academic team featured six players, with four from Finlandia, one from Maine Presque Isle and one from fellow SUNY school Alfred State. The group had an average GPA of 3.67. Including Cornmire and Herba, a total of 11 players were accorded to the honor roll.
Cornmire has played in 18 contests with nine starts as the Broncos' guard/forward, ranking fifth on the team with 5.6 ppg. The West Winfield, NY native had a career performance at Central Penn on Jan. 7, recording both her first 20-point game and double-double with 23 points and ten steals. She scored in double digits on two other occasions this season, scoring 15 points versus Penn State Hazleton on Dec. 8 and ten markers at Maine Fort Kent on Jan. 19. Delhi won all three of those contests. Cornmire also competes for coach Vicki Andruszkiewicz in softball and coach Robb Munro in outdoor track and field. She is the women's basketball team's representative on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Herba has played in 21 games with 20 starts this season at guard, standing as the Broncos' fourth-leading scorer at 10.1 ppg. and ranking second with 8.9 rpg., behind only Camryn McDonald. A former transfer from Fulton-Montgomery CC, Herba is tied with McDonald for the team lead with 2.4 steals per game and ranks second with 4.0 assists per game, behind Samiaya Salley. Herba collected a season-high 20 points at Central Penn on Jan. 7, where she also had a double-double with ten rebounds. Herba has tallied six double-doubles this year, helping Delhi to wins in four of them. The Broadalbin-Perth graduate also plays for coach Lauren Mackay on the women's soccer team, where she was named both a USCAA National All-Academic and All-American Honorable Mention in November.
Head coach Vicki Andruszkiewicz's team stands at 14-9, and have five games remaining to look to qualify for the USCAA Division II National Tournament. The Broncos are eligible for one of the four at-large bids for the eight-team national championship, hosted by Penn State Fayette. Delhi will host SUNY Canton this Saturday at 2:00 p.m. before embarking on a three-game road trip at Alfred State Feb. 10, Villa Maria Feb. 11 and Cazenovia on Feb. 15. The Broncos conclude their regular season at home versus Central Penn on Feb. 17, and will return to Villa Maria for the NIAC Tournament on Feb. 23.