Player of the Year Kenedy Schoonveld headlines 2022 WBCA NCAA Division III Coaches’ All-America team

ATLANTA (March 22, 2022) – Kenedy Schoonveld of Hope College is the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division III Player of the Year and headlines the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division III Coaches’ All-America team, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today.

The WBCA presents the Player of the Year award annually to the top player in five of the six WBCA membership divisions (NCAA Divisions II, and III, NAIA, two-year college and high school). The Player of the Year and the 10-member Coaches’ All-America team in each division are selected by a committee of WBCA member coaches in that division. The Wade Trophy is presented to the best player in NCAA Division I.

"The WBCA is pleased to name Kenedy Schoonveld as the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division III Player of the Year,” said WBCA Executive Director Danielle Donehew. “She is most deserving of this distinguished honor. The WBCA applauds Kenedy for her hard work, dedication and contributions to the game during the 2021-22 season.”

Here are the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division III Coaches’ All-Americans:



Abby Anderson

University of Scranton

Tara Bieniewicz

Trine University

Sondra Fan

Christopher Newport University

Hanna Geistfeld

Bethany Lutheran College

Elyce Knudsen

Millikin University

Diarra Oden

Johns Hopkins University

Maggie Russell

Tufts University

Kenedy Schoolveld

Hope College

Dani Valdez

Amherst College

Jenny Walker

New York University

“We congratulate remaining members of the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division III Coaches’ All-America team as well,” said Donehew. “These young women have worked to elevate their teams and themselves to an elite level of competition. Through their exceptional talents on the basketball court, they have also lifted the women’s game.”

Here are the student-athletes who received 2022 WBCA NCAA Division III Coaches’ All-America honorable mention:



Jadyn Abrams

Nazareth College

Christina Antonakakis

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Anna Barry

Eastern Connecticut State University

Megan Bauman

Babson College

Nickie Carter

Montclair State University

Veronica Christ

Elizabethtown College

Bailey Donovan

Husson University

Lilly Edwards

Baldwin Wallace University

Anna Fanelli

Colorado College

Kadance Garrish

Southern Virginia University

Sarah Gillooly

Vassar College

Aleah Grundahl

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Vania Hampton

Sul Ross State University

Nicole Heffington

John Carroll University

Jordan Hildebrand

Millikin University

Megan Horn

Washington & Lee University

Sam Hourihan

Springfield College

Chanel Jemmott

Brooklyn College

Jayla Johnson

North Park University

Averi Jordan

DeSales University

Madison Kellione

Transylvania University

Alli Mayeux

Rhodes College

Shannon McCoy

Kean University

Kaylie McCracken

Whitman College

Bridget Monaghan

University of Scranton

Kaylee Murphy

University of California-Santa Cruz

Olivia Nagy

John Carroll University

Julianna Okoniewski

University of Rochester

Kaylee Otlowski

Salisbury University

Olivia Parisi

William Smith College

Katelyn Pickunka

Smith College

Leah Porath

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Sydney Przygoda

Utica University

Jessie Ruden

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Caleigh Ryan

Wesleyan University

Leah Springer

Messiah University

Cassandra Stapelfeld

Saint Joseph's College

Klaire Steffens

University of Chicago

Jenna Taylor

Simpson College

Keauna (KJ) Whitfield

LeTourneau University

About the WBCA
For 40 years, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association has been the professional association for coaches of women's and girls' basketball at all levels of competition. Founded in 1981, the WBCA offers educational resources that coaches need to help make themselves better leaders, teachers and mentors to their players; provides opportunities for coaches to connect with peers in the profession; serves as the unifying voice of a diverse community of coaches to the organizations that control the game; and celebrates those coaches, players and other individuals who excel each year and contribute to the advancement of the sport. Visit for more details about the association.

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