Marian (Ind.)



The Marian Knights from Indianapolis, Indiana enter the NAIA Tournament as the three seed in the Naismith region. The Knights come into the tournament sporting a 27-5 overall record, with a 16-2 in the Crossroads League. They are also the Crossroads League Regular Season Champions. The Knights only have one bad loss on their resume losing to Grace University 64-59 on February 17th. The Knights do have many quality wins, including beating NAIA Division 1 team Lindsey Wilson 98-62 on November 5. The Knights are led in scoring by Senior Lakan Hasser-Smith with 16.6 points per game while shooting 45 percent. The Knights are led in rebounding by junior Jenna Sullivan with 8.4 per game. Sophomore Joana Soeiro leads the team in assists per game with 4.57 assists. Marian plays 6 seed Milligan Wednesday, March 9th at 7:30 pm.

Marian University 2016 Roster

Player ImageNumberNamePositionHeightYearHome Town ()
Katie GearldsGearlds, KatieHead Coach3rd Season ()
Vicky VolonakiVolonaki, VickyAssistant Coach3rd Season ()
Mark ParkerParker, MarkAssistant Coach1st Season ()
Lorena OchoaOchoa, LorenaManager2nd Season ()
Jessica Almeida1Almeida, JessicaG5-9Jr.Lisbon (Portugal)
Amanda Annee2Annee, AmandaG5-4Fr.Indianapolis (IN)
Laken Hasser-Smith4Hasser-Smith, LakenG5-8Sr.Lafayette (IN)
Joana Soeiro11Soeiro, JoanaG5-7So.Aveiro (Portugal)
Kellie Kirkfoff12Kirkfoff, KellieG5-5So.Indianapolis (IN)
Jaidin Delph14Delph, JaidinG5-8Sr.Sheridan (IN)
Sarah Brewer15Brewer, SarahG5-6Sr.Jamestown (IN)
Karen Jones23Jones, KarenF5-10Fr.Pittsboro (IN)
Jenna Sullivan24Sullivan, JennaG6-0Jr.Brookston (IN)
Anastacia Kirby25Kirby, AnastaciaF5-11Jr.Kokomo (IN)
Katie Ernstberger31Ernstberger, KatieG5-5So.Pekin (IN)
Sarah Corbin33Corbin, SarahF5-9Fr.Mooresville (IN)
Dejah Cyrus34Cyrus, DejahF5-9Fr.Marion (IN)