Note: Join us over the next five weeks as we look back at the top moments of the 2016-2017 seasons. New features will be released each Monday and Thursday as we count down top moment through July and into August.
In March, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced that McCorra Ford (Gillette, Wyo.) was named a 2017 NAIA Division II Women's Basketball All-America Honorable Mention selection.
Ford led Johnson & Wales this season in scoring with 17.7 points per game and 12.3 rebounds per contest. Ford is ranked second in NAIA Division II in defensive rebounds (8.739) and fourth in total rebounds per game (12.348). This past season, Ford was named an A.I.I. All-Conference First Team honoree and was recognized as the A.I.I. Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of January 30-February 5, 2017.
Ford was the second Wildcat to be honored by the NAIA as an All-America Honorable Mention selection. Kristen Ward was recognized in 2015-2016 for her performance on the court.
Top Moments of 2016-2017
#1 - August 3
#2 - July 31
#3 - July 27
#4 - July 24 - McCorra Ford named All-America Honorable Mention
#5 - July 20 - Lucas Prolow and Mitchel Erickson named Academic All-Americans
#6 - July 17 - Kelley McLain records 1,000th career kill
#7 - July 13 - Andrew Bonner becomes program's leading scorer
#8 - July 10 - Kyra Gangemi nets sock trick and becomes program goals leader
#9 - July 6 - Women's Soccer makes postseason history
#10 - July 3 - Albert Rodriguez qualifies for NAIA Indoor Nationals