Gannon's Sam Pirosko has been named the NCAA Division II Player of the Year by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association, adding to her extensive list of accolades in her final season. She is also a First-Team All-American by the WBCA.

By the Numbers
  • Pirosko leads the team with an average of 19.6 points and 8.1 rebounds per game.
  • She has scored in double digits in 70 consecutive games, including all 37 games this season.
State of Play
  • Gannon has been awarded the No. 1 seed for the Division II Elite Eight.
  • Pirosko will lead Gannon into the Elite Eight on Monday at 7 p.m. when they meet No. 8 Cal State San Marcos at St. Joseph Civic Arena.
Bottom Line

Sam Pirosko's remarkable achievements, including being named the NCAA Division II Player of the Year, emphasize her outstanding contribution to Gannon University's women's basketball and position the team as strong contenders in the upcoming Division II Elite Eight.