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Women's Basketball - Thu, Mar. 16, 2017

Valley City State University junior Lexi Lennon was named Honorable Mention NAIA All American, the national office announced Thursday with the release of the 2016-17 Division II Women's Basketball All American Team.

A 5-foot-8 guard from West Fargo, N.D., Lennon proved to be a versatile team leader this season for the Vikings. She played a team-high 31 minutes per game and filled up the stat sheet with averages of 14.3 points, 5.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.8 steals. Lennon shot a team-best 49 percent from the field and 41 percent on 3's. Lennon finished the season just eight points shy of 1,000 career points.

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Lennon was also named 1st Team All Conference in the North Star Athletic Association. She helped the Vikings to a 24-9 overall record, tying the school record for wins in a season. The Vikings finished third in the NSAA regular season standings and advanced to the NSAA Tournament championship game. VCSU also earned a trip to the NAIA National Tournament for the fourth time in school history. The Viking season came to an end in the first round of the national tournament against previously undefeated Southeastern University (Fla.).