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Ihim, Martianez and Mayberry Earn Summit League Postseason Honors

Ihim, Martianez and Mayberry Earn Summit League Postseason Honors

TULSA, Okla. – The Summit League announced Wednesday that Oral Roberts women's basketball student-athletes Faith Ihim, Maria Martianez and Maya Mayberry were honored with postseason accolades by the league office in voting by head coaches, sports information directors and select media members. 

Ihim was named to the All-Summit League 1st Team, Martianez earned a spot on the All-Summit League 2nd Team and Maya Mayberry was selected to the Summit League All-Newcomer Team.

A senior from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Ihim led ORU in scoring with 14.6 points per game and 410 total points in the regular season. Ihim also lead her team and the Summit League overall in total rebounds with 227 and an average of 8.1 rebounds per game. She surpassed 1,000 total points for her career back in November against Arkansas and became the 20th player in ORU women's basketball history to do so. Ihim is also the 10th player all-time to have more than 1,000 points and 500-plus rebounds in their career. She secured her first career triple-double on senior night against Omaha with 13 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. It was the only triple-double recorded by a Summit League player during the regular season.

Martianez, a native of Barcelona, Spain, started in 10 league games during the regular season for ORU averaging 12.3 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. She recorded four double-doubles this season. Martianez tied her career high with 20 points in the Golden Eagles' win over Alcorn State in December. She finished third in the regular season in overall rebounds in the Summit League with 7.5 boards per game.

Mayberry, a freshman from Fayetteville, Arkansas, finished the regular season second in the Summit League in overall three-point percentage at 46.4 percent. Mayberry is second in the nation in overall three-point percentage by a true freshman at 46.4 percent with a minimum of three attempts per game. She averaged 11.4 points per game for the regular season and recorded a total of 319 points. Mayberry led the team in scoring eight times during the regular season.

Oral Roberts opens the 2018 Summit League Tournament Sunday as the No. 5 seed against the No. 4 seed, Denver, at 12 p.m. inside the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Tournament action begins with the quarterfinals on Saturday and Sunday before Monday's semifinals as the entire tournament can be seen on ESPN3 and the Watch ESPN App. The championship will tip Tuesday at 1 p.m. and air nationally on ESPNU. 

The complete list of the 2018 Summit League honors is listed below:

 

First Team All-Summit League

Allison Arens, South Dakota

Emily Clemens, Western Illinois

Ciara Duffy, South Dakota

Madison Guebert, South Dakota State

Faith Ihim, Oral Roberts

Macy Miller, South Dakota State

Second Team All-Summit League

Morgan Blumer, Western Illinois

Taylor Higginbotham, Western Illinois

Maria Martianez, Oral Roberts

Ellie Thompson, South Dakota State

Jasmine Trimboli, South Dakota

Honorable Mention All-Summit League

Jordyn Alt, Denver

Jaycee Bradley, South Dakota

Claire Gritt, Denver

Reilly Jacobson, North Dakota State

Madison McKeever, South Dakota

All-Newcomer Team

Claire Gritt, Denver

Chloe Lamb, South Dakota

Tagyn Larson, South Dakota State

Maya Mayberry, Oral Roberts

Myah Selland, South Dakota State

Player of the Year

Macy Miller, South Dakota State

Transfer of the Year

Tagyn Larson, South Dakota State

Freshman of the Year

Claire Gritt, Denver

Sixth Woman of the Year

Jasmine Trimboli, South Dakota

Defensive Player of the Year

Jasmine Trimboli, South Dakota

Coach of the Year

Dawn Plitzuweit, South Dakota

For the latest information on ORU women's basketball, follow @ORUWBB on Twitter or go to www.ORUAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store.

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