Eagles take winning record to post-season


Akari Oya

IVCC’s Julia Pohar goes in for a layup against the Highland Cougars on Feb. 9 The Eagles moved their record to 15-10 as of press time. Pohar, a freshman who graduated from St. Bede, averages 15 points per game for the Eagles. The women’s team does not have any home games remaining before they enter post- season tourney play.

IV Leader Staff

The women’s basketball team enters its final three games of the regular season with a 15-10 record and hopes of a deep run into the post-season.

The Eagles will find out their seeding for the post-season tourney later in the month and may host a first-round game in the regionals on Feb. 28. After that, the remaining games of the Region IV tourney will be played at Waubonsee Community College.

The Eagles continue to be led by freshman guard Julia Pohar and sophomore guard Daniela Pavlovich. Pohar, a freshman who attended St. Bede Academy, leads the team with 15.8 points per game. She is closely followed by Pavlovich, a sophomore from Putnam County, who has 15.3 points per game. Also, averaging in double figures for the Eagles is sophomore center Hannah Wolfe with 12.8 points per game.

The Eagles will bring strong recent performances into the post-season stretch. On Feb. 9, the team defeated the Highland Cougars by a score of 75-59, after falling to that same team earlier in January. In addition, while the Eagles suffered a 103-98 loss to Bryant and Stratton on Feb. 4, the team’s 98 points shows its offensive prowess.