Nicole Powell, Kelley Suminski Share Team MVP Honors

April 16, 2003

STANFORD, Calif. - Junior Nicole Powell (Phoenix, AZ) and sophomore Kelley Suminski (Chester, NJ) were named Stanford women's basketball co-most valuable players at the annual team banquet on Tuesday night.

Powell, who was named a Kodak All-American for the second consecutive season, averaged 18.8 points, 9,3 rebounds and 3.8 assists. She was also named First-Team All-Pac-10 and Pac-10 Tournament MVP.

Suminski, who was named First-Team All-Pac-10, averaged 11.4 points, 3.1 reboundsand 3.1 assists. She was also named to the Pac-10 Tournament Team.

A complete list of award winners follows:

Best Defensive Player (co-winners) --- Susan King and T'Nae Thiel

Most Inspirational Player --- Clare Bodensteiner

Most Valuable Player (co-winners) --- Nicole Powell and Kelley Suminski

Most Improved Player --- Shelley Nweke

Ciaranello Award (Academics and Leadership) --- Susan King

Coaches Award (co-winners) --- Clare Bodensteiner and Krista Rappahahn

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