The American Southwest Conference made the announcement on Wednesday, February 29. She was one of two players from Louisiana College named to the first team all-conference team.
Wilmer, who played guard for the Lady Cats, wrapped up her L.C. career by scoring 408 points in her senior year or a 14.6 per game average, enough to put her well over the 1,000-point mark for her career. She also averaged 6.1 rebounds a game.
Wilmer scored 26 points on January 19, becoming the 19th player in LC history to reach 1,000 points for her career. She is the daughter of Carl and Amanda Wilmer of Marksville.
Wilmer, who led the Lady Cats in average minutes with 20.4, was also listed on the first team on the All-ASC East team. During the season, twice she was honored as the East Division Player of the Week in the American Southwest Conference.
The All-ASC team is voted on by the league’s head coaches.
Wilmer help lead Louisiana College to a first place finish in the American Southwest Conference Eastern Division and a second place finish in the conference tournament. L.C. was 24-4 on the year heading into the Division III basketball playoffs. Wilmer and the Lady Cats played in the Crestview Hills, Kentucky regional, near Cincinnati, Ohio this past weekend.
At Marksville High she played for Coach Jennifer Harper and led the Lady Tigers to the state playoffs all four years, including a trip to the Girls Top 28 Basketball Tournament. Marksville lost in the Class-AAA state semi-finals to a great Iota team that won the state title her senior season.
Wilmer was the Most Valuable Player in District 3-AAA and on the Avoyelles All-Parish Team. She was a first team All-State selection her senior season and an honorable mention selection her junior year.
Joining Wilmer on the first team from Louisiana College is junior forward Natosha Gottlieb from Alexandria who played high school at Bolton High School. Gottlieb scored 405 points or an average of 14.5 per game and pulled an average of five boards per game. Gottlieb was also named ASC East Division Defensive Player of the Year after posting 77 steals and 30 blocked shots.