WBK: Moore named GSAC co-Coach of the Year

The Golden State Athletic Conference has announced the 2015 Women’s Basketball All-Conference Team and three Warriors are on the list. In addition, Westmont head coach Kirsten Moore was one of three coaches named the GSAC Co-Coach of the Year. It is the third time in the last four years that Moore has received conference coach of the year honors.

Junior guard Krissy Karr of Irvine, junior forward Aysia Shellmire of Burbank and freshman forward Lauren McCoy of Arcata were the award winners from Westmont.

Karr, who transferred this year from the University of Idaho, ranks ninth in the GSAC in scoring, averaging 12.7 points per game, and is tied for third in three-point field goals made at 68 (2.3 per game). She is second in the GSAC in total assists with 107 (3.69 per game) and tied for six in total steals at 47 (1.6 per game). Her assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.7 is second best in the GSAC.

Shellmire ranks 11th in the GSAC in scoring, averaging 11.7 points per game, and is second in field goal percentage at an even .500 (140 for 280). On the boards, Shellmire ranks second in the GSAC in total rebounds with 226 (7.8 per game).

McCoy’s 10.6 points per game comes in at number 18 in the GSAC while her field goal percentage of .538 (119 of 221) is the best in the GSAC. She is also tops in the GSAC in total rebounds at 231 (8.0 per game). As a shot blocker she ranks fourth with 32 (1.1 per game).

Over her ten years at Westmont, Moore has accumulated a record of 217-93 (.700). In addition to her three GSAC Coach of the Year awards, Moore was NAIA Coach of the Year in 2013. She has led her team to two GSAC regular season championships, one GSAC tournament championship and the 2013 NAIA National Championship. Under her tutelage, Moore has produced 18 All-Conference players and five NAIA All-Americans.

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