Loyola at a Glance
Women's basketball to honor All-Decade team
January 21, 2011
Loyola University New Orleans will honor 10 former student-athletes as members of the women’s basketball All-Decade Team on Saturday, Jan. 22 at halftime of the women’s game against Belhaven, which tips off at 3 p.m. at the Den.
The members of the team include:
Marjorie Bilinski is eighth on Loyola’s career points scored list with 1078. Bilinski averaged 13.5 points per game and was named 2003-04’s GCAC Freshman of the Year, and was twice named to the All-GCAC team, while earning All-Louisiana and NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors during her tenure with the ‘Pack.
Joelle Bordelon owns every school record in both assists and steals. Bordelon set team records for assists in a game when she had 21 in 2004, and for steals in a game with nine in 2003. She also has season records in assists (270 in 2004-05) and steals (132 in 2001-02) as well as career records in assists (724) and steals (372). In 2004-05, Bordelon was named to the All-GCAC team and earned All-Louisiana honors. Additionally, she holds Loyola’s record for career free throws made (417).
Dani Holland finished her career at Loyola as the most prolific rebounder in school history. Holland holds the school records for most rebounds in a season (313 in 2003-04) and for most career boards (932). She also had 25 career double-doubles in a Wolfpack uniform.
She is also currently fifth on Loyola’s all-time scoring list with 1187 points. For three consecutive seasons, Holland finished the year ranked in the top-50 nationally in both steals per game and rebounds per game. She was recognized twice as an NAIA Scholar-Athlete and named to the All-GCAC team on two occasions.
Christine Mainguy earned the NAIA Scholar-Athlete distinction three times, finishing her career in ninth place in Loyola’s all-time scoring list with 852 points, while grabbing 866 rebounds. In Mainguy’s junior and senior seasons, the Wolfpack advanced to the NAIA National Tournament both seasons, and Mainguy led the team in rebounds each year. Mainguy has 14 career double-doubles, including a 23-point, 17-rebound performance against Mobile in 2008.
Kim Rigg made her mark at Loyola by blocking a team-record 36 field goals in 2007-08. She also represented Loyola twice as an NAIA Scholar-Athlete. Rigg finished her career with 590 points, 52 blocked shots, 389 rebounds, and five double-doubles, including a 23-point, 17-rebound game against Concordia College Selma in 2007.
Kiely Schork is Loyola’s all-time career leader in games played (150) and three-point field goals made (501). She also holds the record for most three-point field goals made in a season, which she earned when she drained 145 threes in 2004-05. Schork made the All-GCAC team in all four years she was at Loyola.
Trenese Smith is Loyola’s career leader in several major statistical categories. During her time at Loyola, she amassed 2439 points, becoming the first and only player in team history to score over 2000 points. Notable among the many individual season records Smith holds is most points scored in a game, earned in a 39-point double-double performance against Dillard in 2008. Smith is a four-time NAIA All-American and a four-time All-GCAC team member. She was also named GCAC Player of the Year three times and earned the title of GCAC Freshman of the Year in 2007.
Trenell Smith finished her career at Loyola in third place in career points, scoring 1713 from 2005-09. She also had the second highest season points total when she scored 644 in 2007-08. During that same year, Smith was ranked 13th in the nation in points per game (18.4) and 21st in steals per game (2.5). Smith is a two-time NAIA All-American, a three-time member of the All-GCAC team, and was named to the 2008-09 All-Louisiana team.
Melissa St. Mary earned a place on Loyola’s all-time scoring list (10th place with 795 points) in just two years with the Wolfpack. St. Mary averaged 13.3 points per game and was named to the All-GCAC team after the 2001-02 season.
Carlee White holds the Wolfpack records for most career blocked shots (63) as well as highest free throw percentage in a season (85.5 percent in 2002-03). She sits in seventh place on Loyola’s career scoring list with 1116 points. She was named to the 2001-02 All-GCAC team.
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