Nov 12, 2020 2:00 PM

Northwest Missouri State women add seven; one from St. Joseph

Posted Nov 12, 2020 2:00 PM
Photo Courtesy of Northwest Missouri State University
Photo Courtesy of Northwest Missouri State University

Head coach Austin Meyer has signed seven recruits to the Northwest Missouri State University women's basketball team.

Kendall Clatt is a 5'10", shooting guard from Indianola, Iowa (Indianola HS). Clatt is a three-time all-Little Hawkeye Conference selection for head coach Jeff Janssen. As a junior, she averaged 13.1 points and 4.9 rebounds. She led the conference in three-point field goal percentage (42%) in 2019-2020.

Clatt had a 59% effective field goal percentage over her past two prep seasons. She is an academic all-conference honoree and a nominee for the Indianola Community Youth Foundation. She is the daughter of Maggie and Travis Clatt.

Lauren Eiman is a 6'1", forward from St. Joseph, Missouri (Central HS). Eiman tallied honorable mention all-conference honors as a junior. She tallied career highs in points (24), rebounds (14) and blocked shots (6) as a prep performer.

Eiman is a three-time all-city pick. Eiman tallied all-district honors as a freshman and a sophomore. She earned academic all-state honors and holds a 4.0 GPA. She is the daughter of Brandon and Mindy Eiman.

Kelsey Fields is a 6'2", center from Creston, Iowa (Creston HS). As a junior, she averaged 17.6 points and 12.7 rebounds. She led the state in rebounding in 2018-19 and eclipsed the 1,000-point mark in scoring. She holds the school record for rebounds in a game and in a career.

She tallied all-state honors in 2019-2020. Fields is a three-time all-conference honoree for head coach Tony Neubauer. She is the daughter of Dan and Rebecca Fields.

Lauren Gillig is a 6'1", guard from Blue Springs, Missouri (Blue Spring South HS). As a junior, Gillig averaged 11.5 points and 5.2 rebounds.

She is a two-time all-district and all-conference performer for head coach Kory Lower. Gillig holds a 4.2 GPA and is a member of National Honor Society. She is the daughter of Mitch and Tiffany Gillig.

Laini Joseph is a 5'9", guard from Cameron, Missouri (Cameron HS). As a junior, she averaged 19.1 points, 8.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists. She enters her senior season having earned all-conference honors her first three years for head coach Matt Wenck.

Joseph notched all-state honors as a junior. She is a member of National Honor Society. She is the daughter of Kent and Anne Wamsley.

Lindsey Kelderman is a 5'6" guard from Urbandale, Iowa (Waukee HS). Kelderman was named to the 2020 Iowa All-State Tournament team for head coach Chris Guess. As a junior, she averaged 11 points per game while shooting 43% from three-point range.

Entering her senior season, Kelderman has 621 points, 195 rebounds, 159 assists, 115 steals. She has been a part of three state tournament teams and one that finished runner up.

She is a three-time all-CIML performer, including first-team status in 2020. ] She is a member of National Honor Society. She is the daughter of Justin and Anji Kelderman.

Peyton Kelderman is a 5'8", guard from Urbandale, Iowa (Waukee HS). As a junior, she averaged 10.7 points, 3.4 assists (2:1 assist to turnover ratio) and shot 43% from three-point range.

Kelderman secured third-team all-state honors as a junior for head coach Chris Guess. She tallied first-team all-CIML status as well as all-district accolades. \. She is a member of National Honor Society. She is the daughter of Justin and Anji Kelderman.

  Name                          Ht.       Pos.     Hometown (High School)
Kendall Clatt               5'10     G          Indianola, Iowa (Indianola)
Lauren Eiman             6'1"      F          St. Joseph, Missouri (Central)
Kelsey Fields              6'2"      C         Creston, Iowa (Creston)
Lauren Gillig               6'1       G          Blue Springs, Missouri (Blue Springs South)
Laini Joseph               5'9"      G         Cameron, Missouri (Cameron)
Lindsey Kelderman    5'6"      G          Urbandale, Iowa (Waukee)
Peyton Kelderman     5'8"      G          Urbandale, Iowa (Waukee)