MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference placed one women's basketball player on the D3hoops.com All-Region team. The honored athlete earned a spot on the All-Great Lakes region squad.
The website announced the recipients this morning with Defiance's Kelsey Tietje (Deshler, Ohio / Patrick Henry) appearing on the All-Great Lakes region team.
Tietje, the HCAC Player of the Year, earned a spot on the All-Great Lakes region second-team.
This is the first All-Region selection for Tietje who capped her senior year with her fourth first-team All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Award as well as being the HCAC "Player of the Year." She has also been recognized for her accomplishments in the classroom as a first-team CoSIDA Academic All-District and second-team CoSIDA Academic All-American pick.
Players were nominated for these awards by the Sports Information Directors at the various schools.
D3Hoops.com is a website devoted to the national coverage of NCAA Division III men's and women's basketball.
For the complete, 2017 D3hoops.com All-Region Teams, click here.