2011-12 Women's Basketball
Record: 18-13 Home: 9-4 Away: 8-7 Neutral: 1-2 WHAC: 11-7
Maria Schafer Image
#22 Maria Schafer
Height: 5-7
Class: SO
Position: Fwd
Hometown: Tipp City, Ohio
Previous School: Troy Christian H.S.

2010-2011: Started in 15 of 32 games; averaged just under 12 minutes a game;scored a season high 7 points versus Trinity International (10/30/10); grabbed a season high 7 rebounds versus Trinity International (10/30/10): made a season high three 3 point field goals twice versus Trinity Christian and Rochester College (10/30/10 and 12/17/10);

High School: Averaged17 points,3.5 assists, and6 reboundsper game for Troy Christian; four year varsity player in basketball and soccer; Metro Buckeye Conference second team in 2007 and first team in 2008 and 2009; named to District 9 All-Star, Miami Valley all-area, Southwest Ohio second team and to the Tom JenkinsTop 64 Ohio (grade level)all four years in highschool; played with the Dayton Lady Hoopstars AAU program and helped her team to a 2007 National Runner-up finish in Div. I; received the Eagle Award given to theathletewho is a teamand spiritual leader, possesses a strong work ethic,is academically excellent and exemplifies Christ while competing; member of the National Honor Society and four year scholar athlete with a G.P.A. of 4.4.


Points: 7 vs. Trinity International University (10/30/10)
7 vs. Trinity International University (10/30/10)
2 multiple games
Free-Throws Made:
1 vs. Trinity International University (10/30/10)
2 vs. Goshen College (12/11/10)
Field Goals:
3 vs. Holly Cross and Spring Arbor (11/03/10 and 11/10/10)
2 multiple games
23 vs. Trinity Christian and Rochester (10/30/10 and 12/17/10)

Quick Stats:

Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 8:38-39
Favorite TV show:
Modern Family
Favorite place on campus:
my dorm room
Fantasy Job
: Personal trainer to someone famous
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
Be awesome at dancing
Favorite fast food:
My teammates would describe me as:
Loud and sweet
Favorite flower
: Lilly
Most Prized possession:
Cell phone
What do you miss most about being a kid?
Eating anything and everything

Women's Basketball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
3Melissa VeltkampSRG/F5-8Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville H.S.
4Katelyn CousinsSOGd5-7Ada, Mich.Davenport/Forest Hills Central
5Alexa HenslerJRGd/Fwd5-9Waterford, MichWaterford Kettering H.S.
12Olivia JewettSOFwd5-9Jasper, Mich.Sand Creek H.S.
13Janae TrombleySOGd5-6Emmett, Mich.Yale H.S.
20Kathy De YoungJRGd5-6Martin, Mich.Otsego H.S.
21Ashley NiedermayerFRF5-10Lincolnshire, IllAdlai Stevenson
22Maria SchaferSOFwd5-7Tipp City, OhioTroy Christian H.S.
23Samantha FlietstraSRF5-11Walker, MIGrand Rapids Chr. H.S.
24Ashley MoonSRGd.5-5Fremont, Mich.Muskegon CC
32Kayleigh HammondJRFwd6-1Zeeland, Mich.Zeeland West H.S.
33Robyn Veltkamp*SRG/F5-8Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville H.S.
43Jill Hendrickson*FRC6-2Ada, Mich.Forest Hills Central
* Redshirt
Carla Fles - Head Coach - 13th season
Tami Thelen Wernette - Assistant Coach
Lynae Steketee - Assistant Coach
Ellie Staricka - Manager
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  • Feb. 20 - Women's Basketball vs 9Davenport University - L 86-55 - recap
  • Feb. 17 - Women's Basketball vs RVIndiana Tech - L 74-52 - recap
  • Feb. 13 - Women's Basketball vs Marygrove College - W 87-48 - recap
  • Feb. 10 - Women's Basketball vs Concordia University - W 80-62 - recap
  • Feb. 6 - Women's Basketball vs University of Northwestern Ohio - L 71-57 - recap
  • Feb. 3 - Women's Basketball vs Siena Heights University - L 72-40 - recap
  • Jan. 30 - Women's Basketball vs University of Michigan-Dearborn - W 68-45 - recap
  • Jan. 27 - Women's Basketball vs 16Lawrence Technological University - W 63-60 - recap
  • Jan. 23 - Women's Basketball vs Lourdes University - W 69-49 - recap