Women's Basketball



    Liz Honegger  
    Liz Honegger

    Hometown:
    Lafayette, Ind.

    High School:
    Jefferson

    Position:
    Director of Basketball Operations

    Alma Mater:
    Bowling Green State University, 2007


    • Liz Honegger is in her third season as Director of Basketball Operations with the Indiana women's basketball program.

    • Honegger, who played at Bowling Green State University, is a native of the Hoosier state and a former Indiana High School All Star.

    • She arrived in Bloomington after spending two seasons as an assistant coach at West Virginia University Institute of Technology.

    • Prior to that, she worked at the high school level as a girl's varsity basketball coach and volunteered for seven years with the high school senior Indiana All-Star team with its preparation for the annual series against the Kentucky All Stars.

    • Honegger finished her playing career at BGSU as one of the most decorated players in program history. During her four years, the Falcons went 103-25 (.805), won the Mid-American Conference (MAC) regular season title and conference tournament championship three times, while playing in the MAC tournament title game in each of her four years.

    • During her senior season in 2006-07, Honegger helped lead BGSU to a 31-4 record, including NCAA Tournament victories over Oklahoma State and Vanderbilt to account for the first Sweet Sixteen appearance ever by a MAC women's team.

    • The Lafayette, Ind., native started 127 of 128 games at Bowling Green, starting in every contest of her career except the first one.

    • Honegger finished her college career as the school's record holder in 3-point field goals made (216) and blocked shots (188). She is the only player in NCAA Division I women's basketball history to hold both of those school career records at the same time.

    • She finished her collegiate career ranked fifth all-time at Bowling Green in scoring (1,522 points), fourth in rebounding (903), sixth in career steals (202) and tied for sixth in field goals made (556).

    • Was twice named second team All-MAC, was a two-time MAC All-Tournament Team selection and also earned Academic All-MAC distinction.

    • Away from the court, Honegger was also a member of BGSU's track and field team, where she was a conference champion in the discus in 2004.

    • Prior to her stop at Bowling Green, Honegger was a four-year letterwinner at Lafayette Jefferson High School, where she was a first team all-state selection by both the Associated Press and the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sport Association. She earned an Indiana All Star nod after leading the Bronchos to a 17-5 record as a senior while averaging a double-double with 24.4 points and 12. 8 rebounds per game.

    • Honegger was inducted into the Indiana High School Track and Field Hall of Fame in February 2014. She was a state champion in both shot put and discus during her prep career.


       

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