For the second consecutive year, Westwood’s Kurt Corcoran and Tessa Leece are each taking home top West PAC honors, the conference announced on Tuesday. Corcoran is the West PAC Coach of the Year for the second time in as many seasons meanwhile senior shooting guard Tessa Leece is the conference’s Player of the Year.
Corcoran, who earned his 100th career victory on February 11th, is also the reigning Class ABC Upper Peninsula Coach of the Year. Leece, a Michigan Tech commit, is averaging 13.8 points per game while pulling down 6.2 rebounds each contest, both of which are team bests. Leece was also named to the West PAC all-defensive team along with Negaunee’s Chloe Norman, Calumet’s Ellie Djerf, West Iron County’s Emily Nelson and Gwinn’s Emily Curtice.
Westwood senior point guard Madelyn Koski earned West PAC Dream Team honors. Koski, a Ferris State commit, is scoring 12.7 points per game while leading the team with four assists per contest. Koski is joined on the Dream Team by Djerf, Nelson, Negaunee’s Alyssa Hill and Gwinn’s Marissa Delmont.
Westwood also landed two West PAC First Team selections; senior Karlie Patron and sophomore Natalie Prophet. Patron, a Bay College softball commit, is averaging 8.4 points per game while shooting 50% from the floor. Prophet is turning in 11 points a night while shooting 38% from behind the arc.