JB Hoops alum Morgan Birmelin set DeSales University assist records in each of the first two rounds of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III women’s basketball tournament to lead the Bulldogs into today’s Sweet 16 game in Maine.
DeSales is playing Ithaca College at Bowdoin College in Brunswick.
Birmelin had 21 points and 5 assists in a 77-49 rout of Shenandoah University March 1, setting the school single season assist record in the process. She had 19 points, 8 assists, 5 rebounds and 5 steals in a 70-55 win over Middlebury College.
The senior guard from Honesdale leads the nation in assists by a Division III woman and set the DeSales career record of 642 in the Middlebury game.