Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The College of Mount St. Joseph officially announces the following three student-athletes will be attending the College in the fall and playing basketball. They are freshmen Taylor Brown (Peebles High School) and Krystal Wannemacher (Wayne Trace Jr. Sr. High School); and junior transfer Mea’ Williams (Lakota West/Wilmington College).
Brown, a 5-foot-7 guard, played high school basketball for Head Coach Vohn Hoop. She was an All-League honoree and a District Honorable Mention selection (2012-2013). Brown won game MVP award honors in 2012-2013 and was a member of the Paint Valley Classic Defensive Team (2011-2012). In addition, she has also won other academic awards as well as the Honda-OSU Partnership Math Medal Award and the Wendy’s Heisman Award. While in high school, she also played soccer, softball, volleyball; competed in track & field. Brown was in the National Honor Society and on Student Council. She has also participated in numerous extra-curricular activities, both in and out of school. Taylor, the daughter of Julie Brodt and Steve Brown, is planning on majoring in Business Administration.
Wannemacher, a 5-foot-9 forward, played high school basketball for Head Coach Greg (Gus) Davis. She averaged over 10 points per game her final two prep seasons, and also had seasonal averages of 4.3 assists per game last season and 3.2 steals per game the season before. Following her junior season, Wannemacher a First Team All-GMC selection, was named to The Times Bulletin Dream Team, was All-County First Team, was given the 2012 Wayne Trace Hustle Award and was a District Seven Second Team honoree. Her senior season saw her named GMC Honorable Mention and All-County Second Team. Wannemacher, who also played high school varsity volleyball and compete in track & field, played AAU basketball for Northwest Ohio and Ohio Thunder (2009-2012). She was on her school’s Honor Roll for four years and was a 2009-2013 Academic Silver Award recipient. Krystal, the daughter of Lou Ann and Thomas Wannemacher, is planning on majoring in Athletic Training/Physical Therapy.
Williams,a 5-foot-10 forward, will be joining the team this coming year after playing two seasons for NCAA Division III Wilmington College. While at Wilmington, Williams saw limited action, playing in eight games (26 minutes) and scoring nine points, while grabbing five rebounds, and recording two assists; and a block. In high school she played for Head Coach Andy Fishman. Mea’, the daughter of Renee and Jim Williams, is planning on majoring in Business Administration.