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According to a press release from Clarendon College, the women's basketball team, and several individuals, recently received national and conference recognition for successes on the court.

Dumas native Macie Medrano was ranked fourth in three-point percentage and fifth in assist/turnover ratio, the release states.

Other members of the team included Zaria Sango from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who achieved WJCAC All-Conference First team, Conference Newcomer of the Year, Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Sango also was ranked first in the NJCAA in blocks, seventh in rebounding and second in WJCAC rebounding.

A native from Waldorf, Maryland, Mariam Traore was WJCAC All-Conference First team, and was ranked 10th in the conference for scoring, sixth for rebounding and seventh for three-point percentage. Aileen Marquez (Arden, North Carolina) achieved WJCAC All-Conference First team, and was ranked eighth in conference scoring, second in three-pointers and 15th in NJCAA three-point percentage.

Information from the release stated Emilia Axelsson and Autumn Wadsworth rounded out the recipients. Axelsson (Ostersund, Sweden) achieved WJCAC All-Conference Honorable Mention, and was ranked fourth in WJCAC scoring, third in rebounding and third in three-point percentage. Wadsworth was ranked first in WJCAC three-point percentage, first in steals, third in assists and seventh in assist/turnover ratio. She comes from Sparks, Nevada.

As a whole the women's basketball program received team national team recognition from the NJCAA. According to the press release, the team was ranked first in blocks, first in defensive rebounding, third in three-point makes, third in total rebounds, fifth in three-point percentage, eighth in rebounding margin and 10th in defensive field goals. The team also led the WJCAC in the following categories: three-point makes, three-point percentage, total rebounds, defensive rebounds, rebounding margin, blocks, defensive field goal percentage, defensive three-point field goal percentage, and assists.

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