Don’t sleep on ‘Lunchbox Mary’

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Don’t sleep on ‘Lunchbox Mary’

Mary Rose Paiz’s defensive versatility allows her to guard players the size of 6-0 teammate and roomate, FLC post Jenna Santistevan, right, as well as perimeter players, making her invaluable to Fort Lewis College’s defensive game plan. “We can play her in a lot of different spots,” FLC head coach Mark Kellogg said.
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FLC junior Mary Rose Paiz is fourth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference at 7.8 rebounds per game. “I’ve always loved rebounding,” she said with a smile Thursday after practice. “Rebounding’s my favorite thing.”

Don’t sleep on ‘Lunchbox Mary’

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Mary Rose Paiz’s defensive versatility allows her to guard players the size of 6-0 teammate and roomate, FLC post Jenna Santistevan, right, as well as perimeter players, making her invaluable to Fort Lewis College’s defensive game plan. “We can play her in a lot of different spots,” FLC head coach Mark Kellogg said.
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FLC junior Mary Rose Paiz is fourth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference at 7.8 rebounds per game. “I’ve always loved rebounding,” she said with a smile Thursday after practice. “Rebounding’s my favorite thing.”
RMAC All-Academics

All-Academic Teams
Note: The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference all-academic basketball teams were selected by the league’s sports information directors. Eligible athletes must carry a 3.30 or better GPA and have completed two consecutive semesters at their current institution.
x-Academic Player of the Year
First Team
x-Vanessa Leeper, junior, Nebraska-Kearney
Lauren Luebbe, senior, Regis
Abby Jackson, senior, Fort Lewis
Mary Rose Paiz, junior, Fort Lewis
Katie Hall, sophomore, Western State
Second Team
Whitley Coca, sophomore, N.M. Highlands
Dana Schreibvogel, junior, Fort Lewis
Kristin Valencia, sophomore, Metro State
Lauren Wolfinger, sophomore, UC-Colorado Springs
Stephanie Allen, junior, Colorado Christian
Honor Roll
(FLC selections only)
Jenna Santistevan, junior
Stephanie Beeman, junior
Alex Easterbrook, sophomore

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