HUTCHINSON, Kan. - Hutchinson Community College's super sophomore Abby Ogle has committed to West Virginia University to further her basketball career.
Ogel has one simple philosophy while in the basketball court – attack and full speed and don't look back.
That mentality helped her carry to the Hutchinson Community College women's basketball team to a Jayhawk West championship this season and being named the 2020 Jayhawk West Player of the Year.
Ogle is the first Blue Dragon to win conference player of the year since Kirea Rogers in 2016 and is the fifth Blue Dragon since 2011 to win the award.
Always a staunch defender and player who always tallied plenty of hustle stats – steals, assists, rebounds – Ogle added scoring to her resume this season. Ogle averaged 15.4 points per game this season, which was seventh in the KJCCC this season.
She shot 59.2 percent from the field (third in the KJCCC). Her 37.5 percent efficiency from 3-point range (33 of 8 ranked third in the league. She shot 72.6 percent from the free-throw line.
Ogle ranks first in the KJCCC with 3.7 steals per game. She became only the second Blue Dragon ever to reach 200 steals for a career and just the sixth to reach 100 steals for a season with 114 this season. She also averages 6.4 rebounds per game (15th in KJCCC) and 3.7 assists (fifth in KJCCC).
Ogle had four double-doubles this season and led the team in scoring 14 times.