The 2016-17 season has ended for Ashland University's women's basketball team, but the awards season has not.
Head coach Robyn Fralick has been named SNA Sports/Women's Division II Bulletin Coach of the Year, while junior forward/center Laina Snyder has earned Women's Division II Bulletin Player of the Year.
Fralick recently led the Eagles to the 2017 NCAA Division II national championship, and D-II's first-ever 37-0 finish in women's basketball. Fralick, who is 68-2 (.971) in two seasons at the Ashland helm, also was named Women's Division II Bulletin Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Coach of the Year.
Snyder finished her junior season averaging 17.4 points, 8.8 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 3.0 steals and 1.1 blocks per game, while shooting 51.6 percent from the field and 80 percent from the free-throw line. She also earned Women's Division II Bulletin first-team All-American status.
Also earning recognition from Women's Division II Bulletin were junior forward Andi Daugherty, who is a second-team All-American, and freshman guard Jodi Johnson, who landed a spot on the All-Freshman Team. Daugherty averaged 15.5 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.4 steals per game and shot 54.6 percent from the field, 37.8 percent from 3-point range and 81.3 percent from the foul line, while Johnson went for 12.0 points, 4.8 boards, 3.4 assists and 2.5 steals per contest and hit 51.3 percent from the field, 41.7 percent from beyond the arc and 83.5 percent from the charity stripe.