RRR Top 20 Seniors
(Alphabetical Listing)
Last update: 9/1/00

       
    Here are our top 20 Indiana senior pre-season picks for the upcoming season in ALPHABETICAL ORDER. We will be updating this list as the season takes shape. (*Indicates players from the Northwest Indiana Region).

  • Jennifer DesJean (6'0") Perry Meridian - Jennifer has excellent skills, plays with a lot of intensity, and is considered a top college prospect.  She will be one of the top post players in the state this year, but will also play the wing and score from the perimeter. A core member of the Junior All-Star Team.  A solid candidate for Miss Basketball. College: BELLARMINE
        

  • Lindsey Galbraith (6'0") Anderson Highland - Lindsey can play the point or the off-guard position, which causes a lot of match-up problems for opponents. An excellent outside shooter who can light it up when she gets in zone. Member of the Junior All-Star Team. College: INDIANA STATE
       

  • Jama Gilmore (6'3") Yorktown - Saw Jama play at the Blue Star Showcase at Xavier. She is learning to play with her back to the basket. When she catches the ball down low in the post, she can be unstoppable. A very physical player who enjoys contact and gets to the line often. Hasn't reached her full potential yet, but she should be a force this season for Yorktown. Caught the attention of several DI college coaches at Blue Star. College: IUPUI
       

  • Kirsti Holloway (6'0") New Washington - Saw Kirsti play at the WBCA Super Select Camp in Suwanee, Georgia. She has a smooth and relaxed style of play, but can turn it up at any moment and blow by the defender. A tall guard, who creates match-up problems and posts up smaller guards. She can also score from the perimeter. One of the best outside shooters I've seen for a big girl. Member of the Junior All-Star Team. College: ST. LOUIS
       

  • Shalicia Hurns (6'3") Broad Ripple - Junior All-Star and All-State candidate, Schalicia is an early favorite for Miss Basketball this year. She's on top of several major DI college's recruiting list including Purdue. One of the top prospects in the country. She's learning how to play with her back to the basket, and has become a force in the paint. Will only get better as the season progresses. A core member of the Junior All-Star Team. College: PURDUE
       

  • Lynne Johnson (5'9") Corydon Central - Confident and quick, Lynne is one of the top players down south this year. She plays big for her size and has excellent skills. Averaged 21.2 points per game last season. Member of the Junior All-Star Team. College: BELLARMINE
        

  • *Kristi Koselke (6'0") North Newton - A tall guard, Kristi causes plenty of match-up problems for opposing teams. She can play anywhere on the floor including the point. Sees the floor very well, and is a real competitor. Can post up in the paint or score from the perimeter. First DI girls basketball recruit in North Newton's history. College: VALPARAISO
       

  • Melissa Merkel (6'0") Dubois - Plays with intensity. Another versitile player who play anyway on the floor. Plays hard and finds a way to score. Averaged 21.8 points per game last season. Member of the Junior All-Star Team. College: VINCENNES
       

  • Andrea Milliser (5'8") Rochester - An excellent guard who can score from anywhere on the floor. Has above average speed. Good penetrator who can also shoot well off the dribble.  Member of the Junior All-Star Team. College: ST. JOSEPH'S
       

  • Connie Myers (5'11") Columbia City -We saw Connie play a few years back at the Hall of Fame Classic. She has improved each year, and has become one of the top scorers in the state. She's a talented player who can put points up on the board in a hurry. Averaged 20.6 points per game last season. College: Undetermined
       

  • Sara Nord (5'6") Jeffersonville - A great shooter who can light it up when left open. She has excellent quickness and good floor sense. One of the top-rated players in the state. She is also an early favorite for Miss Basketball this year. Averaged 22 points per game last season. Member of the Junior All-Star Team. College: LOUISVILLE
        

  • *Michele Pickering (5'5") Portage - Plays all out all the time. Excellent defender who seems to rise to the challenge of playing against the opponents top offensive player. Sees the floor well and is an above average passer. A good penetrator who goes to the basket hard and gets to line often.  A very under-rated point guard who has college potential in both basketball and softball. College: WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE
       

  • Jessica Reiter (6'1") Penn - Saw Jessica play at the WBCA Super Select Camp in Suwanee, Georgia. She's big, strong, and aggressive on both offense and defense. Excellent rebounder who blocks out very well. Has become more physical in the paint. She has worked very hard to become a better player, and will be one of the more dominate players up north this season. College: BALL STATE
       

  • *Erin Sampsel (5'11") Valparaiso - A solid point guard who has excellent passing skills and sees the floor better than some of the best. Led the Region in assists last season. A good perimeter shooter who can also slash to the basket to score. Will have to take on some of the scoring load this year, with the departure of Jeanette Gray. College: ST. JOSEPH'S
       

  • Abby Scharlow (5'8") New Albany - We've seen Abby play for couple of years now at the Crown Point Holiday Tournament. She's a great defender, who can also score. Sees the floor very well. Has great skills and is considered one of the best all-around guards in the state. Has continued to improve each year at New Albany. A tenacious player who hates to lose. Member of the Junior All-Star Team. College: CLEVELAND STATE
       

  • Lindsay Secrest (6'0") Bloomfield - A real scoring threat from both outside and inside last year because of her size and shooting ability. Has a nice soft touch around the basket, and good shooting range for a big girl. Averaged 26.7 points per game last year. Member of the Junior All-Star Team. College: NORTHERN ILLINOIS
       

  • Sara Strahm (5'10") Ben Davis - Saw Sara play at last year's Hall of Fame Classic. She has great hands and runs the floor well. Blue collar player who leads by example, and works hard on both sides of the ball. One of the leading candidates for Miss Basketball this year.  Member of the Junior All-Star Team.  College: BUTLER
       

  • Anna Waugh (5'6") Franklin - She has excellent skills. A good defender who plays hard. Good penetrator who attacks the basket. An impressive outside shooter, but will also create off the dribble. A leading candidate for Miss Basketball. Member of the Junior All-Star Team. College: INDIANA
       

  • Stacey White (5'10") Seeger - She is a physical player who slashes to the basket and gets to the line often. Has developed a nice outside shot and has good shooting range. Plays with a lot of intensity. She can play out on the perimeter or in the post.  College: ILLINOIS STATE
       

  • *Natalie Yudt (6'0") Portage - She's an intelligent guard who finds a way to score. A tall guard who causes match-up problems for opponents. She has a lot of weapons, can shoot from the perimeter, slash to basket, or post up. An excellent passer with good ball handling skills. Member of the Junior All-Star Team. College: WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY
       


All rankings on this page are basically the humble opinion of the Region Roundball Review pseudo-staff. No other Region reporters have contributed to its formulation.