Congratulations to Ashley Luke who is a Sophomore at Western Illinois University on being selected to the Capital One Academic All American 3rd Team. Ashley is the first player in school history to be an Academic All American. Ashley is the only Sophomore and 1/2 non seniors. Luke is one of only 2 player to have a perfect 4.0 GPA.
Ashley is having a tremendous season averaging 19.4 points (2nd in Conference) and 10.6 rebounds (1st in Conference) per game. She was selected as the Athlete of the Week three times this season for he Summit League and last year was voted Summit League Newcomer of the Year.
Ashley was a member of the Wisconsin Lakers for 3 years. Couldn’t be more proud of her for her basketball and academic achievements. The link here will take you to Western Illinois Athletic site for the school write up on Ashley.
Congratulations to Kari Clements a Senior at Wilmot High School who will be attending Minot State in the Fall to play College Basketball on going over 1,000 points for her career! Kari is the 3rd Senior for the Wisconsin Lakers who has now gone over the 1,000 point scoring mark this season joining teammate Mary Hirt and Emily Schmidt. Kari had 19 points in the game and to make it even better she did it in front of the home crowd on her Senior Night! Your Laker Family is very proud of you Kari.
Kari is also now up for Wissports.net Athlete of the week. You can vote once a day per device, so spread the word and Vote for Kari.
2014 5’9 Senior Celina Wanta from West Bend West has signed with NAIA Trinity Christian College to play basketball in the Fall for the Trolls as well as run Track in the Spring. Celina has been with the Lakers the past two years, she is a tremendous athlete, and a very hard worker. Celina is know for her defense and rebounding, no doubt will be a great addition to Trinity, and will present their school very well. Last night Celina signed after her game where she scored 17 points. Congratulations Celina your Laker Family is very proud of you!
Emily Schmidt 2014 Senior from Watertown Luther Prep goes over 1,000 points for her career. Emily will be attending NCAA D2 Cal Baptist next Fall on a basketball scholarship. Below you can see the video of the shot that put her over 1,000 its a must watch! Congratulations Emily. Three pointer to put her over 1,000
Ashley Luke a member of the Wisconsin Lakers for 3 years is having a huge year for Western Illinois averaging a Double Double. Ash was a great player for the Lakers with her dedication, and hard work. Ashley was a regular at skills training and worked harder than the majority of kids to get better every day. Off the court she has tremendous character and was/is a great student. She is one of the best to put on a Laker uniform and we are very proud of the attention she is getting she earned it with hard work. Take a look at the article below that was in the Western Courier.
Emily Schmidt 5’11 Senior at Watertown Luther Prep has been elected into the Wisconsin Lakers Hall Of Fame. Emily was a member of the Wisconsin Lakers for 3 seasons. This past season Em was on Lakers White. In the Fall she signed with NCAA D2 California Baptist on a basketball scholarship. Emily is a tremendous kid who showed great character on and off the court. This along with her work ethic and dedication to the program made it an easy decision to have her join the list of the Laker greats.