News • June 08, 2017

Cassidy Mihalko named The Press-Enterprise Area College Women’s Athlete of the Year

Cassidy Mihalko

Riverside, Calif. (June 8, 2017) – Cassidy Mihalko finished her California Baptist University basketball career as one of the most decorated players in the program’s history. She can add a new accolade to her growing list from a historic season—“The Press-Enterprise Area College Women’s Athlete of the Year.”

Mihalko was the first women’s basketball player at CBU to be named a NCAA Division II All-American. Mihalko finished her career as the second all-time leading scorer* at CBU and the first in the PacWest Conference with 2,231 points.

This past season Mihalko averaged 19.8 points per game while leading the Lancers to a record-setting 35-3 record, including a perfect 20-0 PacWest record. The Lancers went on to win the PacWest tournament for the first time and advanced to the D-II Final Four.

The season earned Mihalko a PacWest and D-II West Region Player of the Year awards.

Read the Press-Enterprise announcement here.  

*Sonja Akkerman (‘88-‘91) is the all-time leading women’s basketball scorer at CBU with 2,373 points.

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