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Campbell Earns Third All-WIAC First Team Basketball Award

Campbell Earns Third All-WIAC First Team Basketball Award

Senior forward Eliza Campbell was named to the First Team for the third consecutive year to lead UW-Oshkosh's four selections on the 2018 All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Women's Basketball Team.

Campbell becomes the fourth Titan to earn at least three straight All-WIAC first team awards, joining Taylor Schmidt (2015-17), Wendy Wangerin (1993-96) and Amy Wing (1993-95).

UW-Oshkosh junior forwards Isabella Samuels and Melanie Schneider received all-conference honorable mention recognition while sophomore guard Olivia Campbell was chosen to the league's six-member All-Defensive Team.

Eliza Campbell, who ranks 11th on the program's all-time scoring list with 1,187 career points, led the Titans this season with 12.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game and 25 blocks. She ranked fourth in the WIAC in rebounds (164), fifth in blocks, seventh in points (333), and ninth in both field goal (.424) and free throw (.730) percentages.

Campbell had 20 double-digit scoring performances on the year and paced the team in scoring on 12 occasions, including 10 times against conference opponents. She had a season-best 28 points against Luther College (Iowa) and recorded double-doubles with 14 points and 11 rebounds at UW-Whitewater during the regular season, 13 points and 10 rebounds at UW-Whitewater during the WIAC tournament championship game, and 12 points and 10 rebounds versus UW-River Falls.

Samuels was second on the team with 9.6 points and 5.3 rebounds per game while pacing the WIAC with a .618 field goal percentage.

Samuels recorded three double-doubles, including 14 points and 10 rebounds at UW-La Crosse during the semifinal round of the WIAC Championship. She matched her season high of 16 points on four occasions, including three times against league foes.

Schneider, who ranks sixth in the WIAC with a .771 free throw percentage, averaged 8.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.1 steals per game in a reserve role.

Schneider scored a season-high 17 points in consecutive league games against UW-River Falls and UW-Platteville. She also amassed season bests with 11 rebounds and four assists against Manchester University (Ind.).

Olivia Campbell led the Titans and ranked eighth in the WIAC with 47 steals while listing ninth in the league with 18 blocks. She also paced the team with 74 assists and averaged 3.6 points and 3.6 rebounds per game.

Olivia Campbell compiled a season-high seven steals and three blocks against UW-Stevens Point. She established a season best with 10 points against both Finlandia University (Mich.) and UW-River Falls.

The 10-member All-WIAC First Team included UW-Eau Claire's Anna Graaskamp, UW-La Crosse's Elise DeNoyer, UW-River Falls' Taylor Karge and Brynn Liljander, UW-Stevens Point's Mickey Roland, UW-Stout's Kyncaide Diedrich, and UW-Whitewater's Andrea Meinert, Malia Smith and Brooke Trewyn.

DeNoyer and UW-Whitewater's Keri Carollo were named WIAC Player of the Year and Coach of the Year, respectively.

UW-Oshkosh shared second place in the WIAC standings this year with UW-Eau Claire and UW-La Crosse (9-5 record) before reaching its fifth consecutive league tournament championship game. The Titans concluded the season with a 21-6 record, marking the program's sixth straight year with at least 20 wins.

2018 All-WIAC Women's Basketball Team