posted April 4, 2006

Sports Illustrated Highlights Bria Ebels

Senior Bria Ebels is featured in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated magazine in the "Faces in the Crowd" column for keying Hope's national women's basketball championship performance.

Ebels was voted the outstanding player of the Final Four scoring 18 points in the championship game victory over the University of Southern Maine.

She becomes the fifth Hope athlete to appear in SI's "Faces in the Crowd".  Others who were honored are: Victor Breithaupt, baseball (1991); Jennifer Smith, tennis (2000); Josh Boss, swimming (2001) and Kelly Parker, swimming (2002).