Norinne M. Powers
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Women's Basketball


Powers anchored the front court for the Crusaders in the early 1990s.  She played on teams that went 83-36 overall, won two Patriot League regular season titles and two Patriot League Tournament crowns during the course of her four years.  Most notable was the 1990-1991 team, which won 25 games, upset third-ranked Rutgers during the regular season, and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament after an 81-74 win over Maryland. 

A co-captain her senior year, Powers led the team in scoring her junior and senior seasons, was the team leader in rebounds her senior year and led the team in blocks as a sophomore.  She became the third woman in school history to notch her 1000th point as a junior and ended her career with 1,578.  Powers was a two-time first team All-Patriot League selection (1992, 1993) and a two-time All-Patriot League Tournament pick, earning MVP honors as a senior.  The 1992 Patriot League Player of the Year and 1993 Patriot League Co-Player of the Year, she was also an All-ECAC selection in 1993 and a member of the 1990 MAAC All-Rookie Team.  She received the John A. Meegan Athletic Achievement Award as a senior and is a member of the Patriot League All-Decade Team.