Stipa scored a season-high 13 points
Kucowski finished with a game-high 14 rebounds
Kucowski finished with her first career double-double
Two Leopards finished in double digits
Lafayette opens its season on Friday at home against La Salle
2016-17: Appeared in 22 games during her rookie campaign … made collegiate debut for the Leopards at La Salle (11/11) … buried first collegiate basket while reeling in a career-high four rebounds at No. 5 Louisville (11/20) … had a career-best five points on 2-of-3 shooting at St. John’s (12/3).
At Ankeny Centennial: Was MVP of a team which claimed the Class 5A state championship in her senior season…scored a team-high 17 points in a 46-42 victory in the championship game, and was named to the All-Tournament Team…was also part of a state semifinalist team during her freshman season…earned First-Team All-State, All-Conference, and All-District accolades as a senior…All-District, Second-Team All-Conference, and First-Team CIML Eastern Division performer as a junior…served as a team captain…also a standout volleyball player, helping the team win state championships in 2014 and 2015 after a semifinal appearance in 2013… led the state in blocks in 2014 (159) & 2015 (156) also setting the school record with 391 career blocks…earned First-Team All-State and All CIML Elite Team honors…an honor roll student who earned Academic All-State recognition for both basketball and volleyball...graduated with a 4.43 GPA…received the Silver Cord Award for 120 hours of community service…part of National Honor Society, ACHS Student Council, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leadership Team…played AAU basketball for All Iowa Attack…team qualified for Nike Nationals in the summers of 2014 and 2015.