Ingle and Jonas Named to MVC Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete Teams

first_imgThis is the first MVC Scholar-Athlete team accolade for Jonas, who owns a 3.96 GPA in digital media production. She returned to the court this year after missing the 2015-16 season due to an injury. Jonas played in 26 games, including starting the last 25 contests, and averages 9.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game while shooting league-high 57.1 percent. Jonas has recorded four double-doubles this season and 14 in her career. She scored a career-high 24 points in the win over Eastern Washington. Jonas was named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week twice this season. ST. LOUIS – Senior Caitlin Ingle (Runnells, Iowa) and redshirt sophomore Becca Jonas (Independence, Mo.) were named to the Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete teams, the conference announced Tuesday, March 7. Ingle was selected to the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team for the third-straight season while Jonas was picked to the MVC Scholar-Athlete Second Team. Ingle, who holds a 3.86 cumulative grade point average in psychology, is just the third Bulldog ever and first since former standout Lindsay Whorton (2006-08) to earn a spot on the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team three times in a career. She is the MVC’s all-time assists leader with 755 and needs just 13 more to have the top mark in Drake history. Ingle and Jonas along with their teammates are the top seed at this week’s MVC Tournament at the iWireless Center in Moline, Ill. The Bulldogs will play either No. 8 Indiana State or No. 9 Illinois State on Friday at 12 p.m.center_img Ingle averages 7.6 assists per game, which ranks third in the nation and leads the MVC. She averages 10.2 points per game and earlier this season surpassed 1,000 career points. Ingle has  handed out eight or more assists in 13 of 29 games this season, including matching her career high of 15 in the win over Missouri State on Jan. 1. In her career, Ingle has recorded one triple double, 15 points/assists double-doubles, and 22 10 or more assists games. She was named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week on Jan. 24.  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more