Fifteen student-athletes graduated with honors as 41 walked across the stage to earn their degrees from Western Carolina.
Catamounts travel to Elon Monday for final game of the season
Hosts Georgia Southern as part of doubleheader
Highlights of 2012 Senior Day Activities
2012 Women's Basketball Senior's Memories
Basketball Spotlight - Laura Sanchez
Women's Basketball 2011-12 Photo Shoot
2010-11 (Junior): Played in 29 games ... Had a career-high two three pointers against then No. 14 North Carolina ... Career-high six rebounds against Appalachian State.
Prior to Western Carolina: Spent two seasons at Lincoln Trail College ... In her second year, helped Lincoln Trail College to a 28-5 record, setting a new school record for victories and regular season victories (25) while earning the program's first Great River Athletic Conference championship and NJCAA Region 24 Championship ... She also helped lead Lincoln Trail to the 2010 NJCAA Division I National Tournament for the first time in school history ... She averaged seven points and four rebounds per game, shooting 48 percent from the field and 74 percent from the free throw line in the 2009-10 season ... Lincoln Trail College was 45-20 in Sanchez's two years, tying her class for second all-time on the win's list.
Personal: Laura Lynn Sanchez ... Daughter of Jan and Allison Sanchez ... Has one brother, Nick and two sisters, Jenna and Monica.