Our Winter sports season is coming to an end and with that it is time to celebrate our Sophomore Men’s and Women’s Basketball plays. On Saturday, February 27 our basketball programs host Peninsula College in their last home game of the season. The Women’s team tips off at 2pm and the Men start at 4pm. The Sophomores for each team will be honored just prior to their game.
Women’s Basketball Sophomores
Fatuma Abu is in her second season with the Dolphins after graduating from Rainier Beach High School. In 2014-15 Abu averaged 9 points per game and made 42 3 pointers appearing in 22 games. This season Abu is averaging 3 point per game and has appeared in 17 games.
Darrien Dolquist-Larson started her career at Skagit Valley in 2013-14 after playing high school basketball and soccer at Mt. Vernon High School. She transferred to Shoreline to participate in the 2015-16 season with the Phins. Dolquist-Larson is leading the Phins with 14 points per game and 2.5 steals per game. She is also averaging 4 rebounds and 2 assists per game.
Men’s Basketball Sophomores
Skyler Kelley is in his second season with the Phins after playing prep basketball and football at Shadle Park High School. In the 2014-15 season Kelley scored 11 points per game and shot a team leading 47% from the 3 point line with a team leading 59 made 3 pointers. He also led the team with 84% from the free throw line. In the 2015-16 season Kelley is averaging 10 points per game, shooting 40% from 3, and 82% from the free throw line.
Kwame Kang is in his second season with the Phins after playing one year at Bellevue College and prepping at Garfield High School. Kang’s 2014-15 season was cut short due to injury, but through 5 games he was averaging 3 points per game. In 2015-16 Kang has embraced a role as a defensive stopper to go with averaging 3 points and 2 rebounds per game. Kang scored 13 points in a big home win over Olympic College on January 16th.
Jason Smarr started his career at Clark College where he was an NWAC champion as a Freshmen. Smarr played high school basketball, football and baseball at nearby Edmonds-Woodway High School. In the 2015-16 season Smarr has led the Phins with 17 points and 6 rebounds per game while shooting 45% from the 3 point line. He had a career high of 28 points on two different occasions against Olympic College.
Please join us on Saturday, February 27th as we recognize our Sophomores and push for two wins to close out the season!