Or Named to D3hoops.com Region 7 Team
(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – Sophomore Catherine Or was honored by D3hoops.com as an all-region selection, earning a spot on the second team. Or is one of 15 players on the D3hoops.com Region 7 team.
Or's selection to the regional team is the second of her career, as she was honored last year as co-rookie of the year and earned a spot on the third team.
Or became the sixth Tartan to average a double-double for the season and was the only University Athletic Association (UAA) player to achieve that status. The sophomore point guard tallied 17.4 points per game and 10.9 rebounds per game. Her rebounding average led the UAA, she was third in scoring, fifth in field-goal percentage (49.8%), and finished at the top of the chart in free-throw percentage at 90.1%, setting a new CMU program record.
Or scored in double digits in 23 of 25 games this year while recording 14 double-doubles. She tied her career-high of 30 points on the road at 22nd-ranked WashU and pulled down a career-best 23 boards at Brandeis, setting the UAA record for defensive rebounds with 20. The sophomore point guard also led the team in assists per game with 3.0 and steals per game at 2.2.
Nationally, Or's free-throw percentage ranked fifth while her 14 double-doubles were 24th at the end of the regular season. Or also finished 17th in the nation in defensive rebounds per game at 8.3.
Or finished with 436 points scored, the most by a Tartan since Makayla Filiere tallied 437 as a sophomore in the 2017-18 season, and now has 795 career points through 50 games played.
Or is the fourth player to garner D3hoops.com All-Region accolades and second to receive the honor multiple times.