OMAHA – Five Chadron State College basketball players have been named to the Omaha World-Herald’s All-Nebraska Division II Teams and five others are honorable mention.
Moala Tautuaa, Kevin McClelland and Chris Curtis represent the Chadron State men, while Kaitlin Petri and Sadie Waugh are on the women’s team.
Tautuaa, a senior from San Francisco, Calif., is also the men’s honorary captain after helping lead Chadron State to the RMAC playoffs for the first time since 2002. He was a three-time all-RMAC performer and led the Chadron State men in scoring (12.9) and rebounding (5.6) last season. He shot a school-record 62.6 percent from the field for his career and scored 1,160 points, tying him for 17th all-time at the school.
McClelland, a senior from Long Beach, Calif., and a two-time all-conference choice, averaged 12.6 points and added 3.9 rebounds a game.
Curtis, a senior from Tustin, Calif., made his mark during his only season with the Eagles. He scored more than 20 points five times and averaged 12.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists.
Petri, a senior from Kearney, had a stellar season for the CSC women. She led the Eagles with 16.5 points, 6.7 rebounds, three assists and one block and one steal a game.
Waugh, a junior from Paxton, was a consistent presence in the post for the Eagles. She was second on the team in scoring, averaging 7.7 points a game, and she added 4.1 rebounds.
Chadron State’s honorable mention selections on the men’s team are senior Christian McGhee of Pine Ridge, S.D., and junior Sammy Hines of Detroit.
Marla Munsen (Hershey), Kada Williams (Green River, Wyo.) and Rachael Smidt (North Platte) earned honorable mention on the women’s team.
—CSC Sports Information
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