Geneseo's Ford earns all-NIB12 honors


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Posted Online: Feb. 28, 2013, 5:36 pm
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Geneseo senior guard Emily Ford earned All-Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference West Division honors. Ford was one of seven players to be a unanimous first-team selection.

This season, Ford averaged 6.1 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.3 steals while shooting 42 percent from the field. With Ford in the lineup, Geneseo compiled a 15-16 record and a 5-5 mark in the NIB12. The Maple Leafs advanced to the Class 3A regional championship game.

Geneseo juniors Jamie DeFauw and Molly DeBrock each were named honorable mention.
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