10 Brenda Pennington
10 Brenda Pennington
Height: 5-2
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hammond, IN
High School: Bishop Noll Institute
Position: Point Guard
gp 32
pts/g 10.8
fg % 50.2
3pt % 17.1
ft % 80.0
reb/g 3.8
a/g 4.9

2016-17: Pennington averaged 10.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 1.6 steals over 32 games (30 starts) as a freshman. She finished fourth on the team in scoring and shot 142-for-283 (50.2 percent) from the field and 56-for-70 (80 percent) from the foul line. Following the season, she was named Honorable Mention All-OCCAC and was the OCCAC player of the week recipient on Jan. 29. 

Pennington scored in double figures in 18 games, including a season-high 21 points in the team's district final loss to Cincinnati State. She averaged 18 points in the district tournament and 17 points over the team's final three games. 

In fact, Pennington led the OCCAC in assists as a freshman with averages of 10.9 points, 6.3 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 1.8 steals in conference play. She finished with an even 100 assists in OCCAC play. Offensively, Pennington shot 73-for-142 (51.4 percent) from the field and 26-for-33 (76.8 percent) from the foul line in conference play, where she finished fourth in field goal percentage and 21st in scoring.

Prior to Owens: Pennington amassed over 1,200 points during her career at Bishop Noll, where she led her team to three straight GSSC championships and was named a Second Team All-Area selection three times.

As a senior, Pennington led her team in scoring at nearly 17 points, while adding over six rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. Over a six game stretch that year, she averaged 21.3 points and led her team to a 5-2 record. In a regional semifinal, Pennington had 14 points and 10 rebounds, while making five of six free throws down the stretch to seal the victory. She followed that up with 17 points in the regional final and was named the top player in the regional. Following the season, she was named one of the top 60 seniors in the state by Hoosier Basketball Magazine and was named to the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic, where she was named the MVP.

As a junior, Pennington averaged six rebounds per game despite being the smallest player on the court, and she finished as the team's No. 2 scorer.

Personal: Brenda is the daughter of Melvin and Penny Pennington. She has six siblings.

Recent Games
Feb 19 Hocking College W, 101-36
Feb 22 Lakeland Community College W, 102-31
Feb 25 at Clark State Community College W, 106-17
Mar 4 Cincinnati State Technical & CC W, 79-68
Mar 10 vs. Sinclair Community College W, 57-43
Mar 11 vs. Cincinnati State Technical & CC L, 92-85
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 32 16
Games started 30 15
Minutes 769 393
Minutes per game 24.0 24.6
FG 142-283 73-142
FG Pct 50.2 51.4
3PT 6-35 3-14
3PT Pct 17.1 21.4
FT 56-70 26-33
FT Pct 80.0 78.8
Off rebounds 48 24
Def rebounds 75 43
Total rebounds 123 67
Rebounds per game 3.8 4.2
Personal fouls 53 27
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 157 100
Turnovers 72 35
Assist to turnover ratio 2.2 2.9
Steals 52 28
Blocks 2 2
Points 346 175
Points per game 10.8 10.9
Points per 40 min 18.0 17.8
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 15 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Siena Heights University   - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Hillsdale College   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Mercyhurst North East W, 86-40 1 14 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 9 Wayne County Community College W, 122-46 1 16 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 12
Nov 16 at Schoolcraft College W, 81-42 1 20 2-7 28.6 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 6
Nov 18 at Kalamazoo Valley Community College W, 78-55 1 20 3-12 25.0 0-4 0.0 3-4 75.0 9
Nov 19 vs. Grand Rapids Community College W, 92-34 1 19 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 22 Lansing Community College W, 107-55 1 17 2-6 33.3 0-3 0.0 4-4 100.0 8
Nov 30 Schoolcraft College W, 92-50 1 22 5-9 55.6 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 12
Dec 3 Muskegon Community College W, 86-55 1 25 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Dec 14 Cuyahoga Community College W, 86-51 1 15 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 9
Dec 17 at Sinclair Community College W, 78-56 1 28 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 20 Kellogg Community College W, 103-31 1 24 2-8 25.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Dec 21 Oakland Community College W, 134-35 1 32 5-13 38.5 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 13
Dec 29 Macomb Community College W, 78-45 1 29 9-12 75.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 20
Dec 30 Jackson College W, 84-54 1 27 3-10 30.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 7 at Hocking College W, 109-36 1 21 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 11 Lorain County Community College W, 108-23 1 26 7-11 63.6 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 15
Jan 14 at Columbus State Community College W, 104-60 1 29 5-11 45.5 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 13
Jan 18 Edison Community College W, 97-60 1 26 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Jan 21 Clark State Community College W, 98-28 1 20 4-9 44.4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 8
Jan 25 at Lakeland Community College W, 91-30 1 27 6-10 60.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 12
Jan 28 at Cincinnati State Technical & CC W, 76-55 1 32 7-15 46.7 0-2 0.0 6-8 75.0 20
Feb 1 at Cuyahoga Community College W, 103-55 1 23 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 12
Feb 8 at Lorain County Community College W, 110-24 1 22 5-10 50.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 11
Feb 11 Sinclair Community College W, 76-51 1 30 5-8 62.5 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 11
Feb 15 at Edison Community College W, 74-50 1 23 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Feb 18 Columbus State Community College W, 90-77 1 26 5-13 38.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Feb 19 Hocking College W, 101-36 - 17 7-9 77.8 0-0 - 0-0 - 14
Feb 22 Lakeland Community College W, 102-31 - 20 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Feb 25 at Clark State Community College W, 106-17 1 24 3-6 50.0 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 8
Mar 4 Cincinnati State Technical & CC W, 79-68 1 22 5-9 55.6 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 15
Mar 10 vs. Sinclair Community College W, 57-43 1 34 7-13 53.8 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 15
Mar 11 vs. Cincinnati State Technical & CC L, 92-85 1 39 7-13 53.8 1-2 50.0 6-7 85.7 21
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 15 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Siena Heights University   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Hillsdale College   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Mercyhurst North East W, 86-40 1 14 0 2 2 3 2 1.5 3 0 3 -
Nov 9 Wayne County Community College W, 122-46 1 16 2 4 6 5 3 1.7 3 0 2 0
Nov 16 at Schoolcraft College W, 81-42 1 20 1 1 2 3 1 3.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 18 at Kalamazoo Valley Community College W, 78-55 1 20 1 1 2 2 2 1.0 1 0 0 -
Nov 19 vs. Grand Rapids Community College W, 92-34 1 19 0 1 1 2 3 0.7 0 0 0 -
Nov 22 Lansing Community College W, 107-55 1 17 0 0 0 1 2 0.5 3 0 1 -
Nov 30 Schoolcraft College W, 92-50 1 22 1 0 1 4 1 4.0 4 0 1 0
Dec 3 Muskegon Community College W, 86-55 1 25 1 3 4 1 4 0.3 1 0 1 -
Dec 14 Cuyahoga Community College W, 86-51 1 15 1 5 6 9 2 4.5 0 0 2 0
Dec 17 at Sinclair Community College W, 78-56 1 28 0 2 2 7 3 2.3 0 1 5 1
Dec 20 Kellogg Community College W, 103-31 1 24 2 4 6 6 1 6.0 1 0 1 0
Dec 21 Oakland Community College W, 134-35 1 32 4 4 8 8 3 2.7 1 0 0 0
Dec 29 Macomb Community College W, 78-45 1 29 5 1 6 2 1 2.0 3 0 0 -
Dec 30 Jackson College W, 84-54 1 27 2 3 5 4 3 1.3 1 0 3 -
Jan 7 at Hocking College W, 109-36 1 21 1 2 3 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 0
Jan 11 Lorain County Community College W, 108-23 1 26 1 4 5 9 1 9.0 4 0 4 0
Jan 14 at Columbus State Community College W, 104-60 1 29 1 6 7 8 5 1.6 2 0 4 -
Jan 18 Edison Community College W, 97-60 1 26 1 1 2 8 5 1.6 1 0 1 0
Jan 21 Clark State Community College W, 98-28 1 20 2 2 4 6 2 3.0 1 0 0 0
Jan 25 at Lakeland Community College W, 91-30 1 27 3 2 5 9 2 4.5 2 0 1 0
Jan 28 at Cincinnati State Technical & CC W, 76-55 1 32 5 2 7 6 5 1.2 4 0 2 0
Feb 1 at Cuyahoga Community College W, 103-55 1 23 0 2 2 5 2 2.5 2 0 1 0
Feb 8 at Lorain County Community College W, 110-24 1 22 4 2 6 5 1 5.0 4 0 0 -
Feb 11 Sinclair Community College W, 76-51 1 30 0 5 5 4 3 1.3 1 0 0 -
Feb 15 at Edison Community College W, 74-50 1 23 0 1 1 5 0 - 2 0 1 -
Feb 18 Columbus State Community College W, 90-77 1 26 2 2 4 7 1 7.0 3 0 0 -
Feb 19 Hocking College W, 101-36 - 17 2 2 4 3 1 3.0 2 0 2 -
Feb 22 Lakeland Community College W, 102-31 - 20 2 2 4 4 1 4.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 25 at Clark State Community College W, 106-17 1 24 1 2 3 6 2 3.0 1 0 1 -
Mar 4 Cincinnati State Technical & CC W, 79-68 1 22 1 3 4 2 0 - 1 1 4 -
Mar 10 vs. Sinclair Community College W, 57-43 1 34 1 1 2 6 5 1.2 1 0 3 -
Mar 11 vs. Cincinnati State Technical & CC L, 92-85 1 39 1 3 4 4 3 1.3 0 0 5 1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 32 30 24.0 4.4-8.8 50.2 0.2-1.1 17.1 1.8-2.2 80.0 10.8
Total 32 30 24.0 4.4-8.8 50.2 0.2-1.1 17.1 1.8-2.2 80.0 10.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 32 30 769 142-283 50.2 6-35 17.1 56-70 80.0 346
Total 32 30 769 142-283 50.2 6-35 17.1 56-70 80.0 346
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 32 30 24.0 7.4-14.7 50.2 0.3-1.8 17.1 2.9-3.6 80.0 18.0
Total 32 30 24.0 7.4-14.7 50.2 0.3-1.8 17.1 2.9-3.6 80.0 18.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 32 30 24.0 1.5 2.3 3.8 1.7 0.1 4.9 2.3 2.2 1.6 0.1
Total 32 30 24.0 1.5 2.3 3.8 1.7 0.1 4.9 2.3 2.2 1.6 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 32 30 769 48 75 123 53 2 157 72 2.2 52 2
Total 32 30 769 48 75 123 53 2 157 72 2.2 52 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 32 30 24.0 2.5 3.9 6.4 2.8 0.1 8.2 3.7 2.2 2.7 0.1
Total 32 30 24.0 2.5 3.9 6.4 2.8 0.1 8.2 3.7 2.2 2.7 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 32 30 24.0 4.4-8.8 50.2 0.2-1.1 17.1 1.8-2.2 80.0 10.8
Conference 16 15 24.6 4.6-8.9 51.4 0.2-0.9 21.4 1.6-2.1 78.8 10.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 17 15 23.2 4.8-8.9 53.3 0.0-0.8 0.0 1.7-2.1 80.6 11.2
Away 12 12 23.6 3.8-8.4 44.6 0.3-1.3 25.0 1.8-2.2 80.8 9.6
Neutral 3 3 30.7 5.3-10.0 53.3 0.7-1.7 40.0 2.0-2.7 75.0 13.3
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Wins 31 29 23.5 4.4-8.7 50.0 0.2-1.1 15.2 1.6-2.0 79.4 10.5
Losses 1 1 39.0 7.0-13.0 53.8 1.0-2.0 50.0 6.0-7.0 85.7 21.0
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November 7 7 18.3 2.9-6.6 43.5 0.1-1.7 8.3 2.0-2.4 82.4 7.9
December 7 7 25.7 4.4-9.3 47.7 0.0-0.6 0.0 1.6-1.9 84.6 10.4
January 7 7 25.9 5.1-10.3 50.0 0.1-1.0 14.3 1.7-2.3 75.0 12.1
February 8 6 23.1 4.5-8.1 55.4 0.2-0.8 33.3 1.0-1.2 80.0 10.3
March 3 3 31.7 6.3-11.7 54.3 0.7-2.0 33.3 3.7-4.7 78.6 17.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 32 30 769 142-283 50.2 6-35 17.1 56-70 80.0 346
Conference 16 15 393 73-142 51.4 3-14 21.4 26-33 78.8 175
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 17 15 394 81-152 53.3 0-14 0.0 29-36 80.6 191
Away 12 12 283 45-101 44.6 4-16 25.0 21-26 80.8 115
Neutral 3 3 92 16-30 53.3 2-5 40.0 6-8 75.0 40
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Wins 31 29 730 135-270 50.0 5-33 15.2 50-63 79.4 325
Losses 1 1 39 7-13 53.8 1-2 50.0 6-7 85.7 21
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November 7 7 128 20-46 43.5 1-12 8.3 14-17 82.4 55
December 7 7 180 31-65 47.7 0-4 0.0 11-13 84.6 73
January 7 7 181 36-72 50.0 1-7 14.3 12-16 75.0 85
February 8 6 185 36-65 55.4 2-6 33.3 8-10 80.0 82
March 3 3 95 19-35 54.3 2-6 33.3 11-14 78.6 51
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 32 30 24.0 7.4-14.7 50.2 0.3-1.8 17.1 2.9-3.6 80.0 18.0
Conference 16 15 24.6 7.4-14.5 51.4 0.3-1.4 21.4 2.6-3.4 78.8 17.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 17 15 23.2 8.2-15.4 53.3 0.0-1.4 0.0 2.9-3.7 80.6 19.4
Away 12 12 23.6 6.4-14.3 44.6 0.6-2.3 25.0 3.0-3.7 80.8 16.3
Neutral 3 3 30.7 7.0-13.0 53.3 0.9-2.2 40.0 2.6-3.5 75.0 17.4
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Wins 31 29 23.5 7.4-14.8 50.0 0.3-1.8 15.2 2.7-3.5 79.4 17.8
Losses 1 1 39.0 7.2-13.3 53.8 1.0-2.1 50.0 6.2-7.2 85.7 21.5
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November 7 7 18.3 6.2-14.4 43.5 0.3-3.8 8.3 4.4-5.3 82.4 17.2
December 7 7 25.7 6.9-14.4 47.7 0.0-0.9 0.0 2.4-2.9 84.6 16.2
January 7 7 25.9 8.0-15.9 50.0 0.2-1.5 14.3 2.7-3.5 75.0 18.8
February 8 6 23.1 7.8-14.1 55.4 0.4-1.3 33.3 1.7-2.2 80.0 17.7
March 3 3 31.7 8.0-14.7 54.3 0.8-2.5 33.3 4.6-5.9 78.6 21.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 32 30 24.0 1.5 2.3 3.8 1.7 0.1 4.9 2.3 2.2 1.6 0.1
Conference 16 15 24.6 1.5 2.7 4.2 1.7 0.1 6.3 2.2 2.9 1.8 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 15 23.2 1.7 2.6 4.4 1.4 0.0 4.9 2.0 2.4 1.8 0.1
Away 12 12 23.6 1.4 2.1 3.5 1.8 0.1 5.2 2.3 2.3 1.8 0.1
Neutral 3 3 30.7 0.7 1.7 2.3 2.7 0.3 4.0 3.7 1.1 0.3 0.0
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Wins 31 29 23.5 1.5 2.3 3.8 1.5 0.0 4.9 2.2 2.2 1.7 0.1
Losses 1 1 39.0 1.0 3.0 4.0 5.0 1.0 4.0 3.0 1.3 0.0 0.0
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November 7 7 18.3 0.7 1.3 2.0 1.3 0.0 2.9 2.0 1.4 2.0 0.0
December 7 7 25.7 2.1 3.1 5.3 1.7 0.1 5.3 2.4 2.2 1.0 0.1
January 7 7 25.9 2.0 2.7 4.7 2.0 0.0 7.0 3.1 2.2 2.0 0.0
February 8 6 23.1 1.4 2.3 3.6 0.8 0.0 4.9 1.4 3.5 1.9 0.0
March 3 3 31.7 1.0 2.3 3.3 4.0 0.3 4.0 2.7 1.5 0.7 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 32 30 769 48 75 123 53 2 157 72 2.2 52 2
Conference 16 15 393 24 43 67 27 1 100 35 2.9 28 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 15 394 29 45 74 23 0 83 34 2.4 30 1
Away 12 12 283 17 25 42 22 1 62 27 2.3 21 1
Neutral 3 3 92 2 5 7 8 1 12 11 1.1 1 0
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Wins 31 29 730 47 72 119 48 1 153 69 2.2 52 2
Losses 1 1 39 1 3 4 5 1 4 3 1.3 0 0
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November 7 7 128 5 9 14 9 0 20 14 1.4 14 0
December 7 7 180 15 22 37 12 1 37 17 2.2 7 1
January 7 7 181 14 19 33 14 0 49 22 2.2 14 0
February 8 6 185 11 18 29 6 0 39 11 3.5 15 0
March 3 3 95 3 7 10 12 1 12 8 1.5 2 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 32 30 24.0 2.5 3.9 6.4 2.8 0.1 8.2 3.7 2.2 2.7 0.1
Conference 16 15 24.6 2.4 4.4 6.8 2.7 0.1 10.2 3.6 2.9 2.8 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 15 23.2 2.9 4.6 7.5 2.3 0.0 8.4 3.5 2.4 3.0 0.1
Away 12 12 23.6 2.4 3.5 5.9 3.1 0.1 8.8 3.8 2.3 3.0 0.1
Neutral 3 3 30.7 0.9 2.2 3.0 3.5 0.4 5.2 4.8 1.1 0.4 0.0
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Wins 31 29 23.5 2.6 3.9 6.5 2.6 0.1 8.4 3.8 2.2 2.8 0.1
Losses 1 1 39.0 1.0 3.1 4.1 5.1 1.0 4.1 3.1 1.3 0.0 0.0
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November 7 7 18.3 1.6 2.8 4.4 2.8 0.0 6.3 4.4 1.4 4.4 0.0
December 7 7 25.7 3.3 4.9 8.2 2.7 0.2 8.2 3.8 2.2 1.6 0.2
January 7 7 25.9 3.1 4.2 7.3 3.1 0.0 10.8 4.9 2.2 3.1 0.0
February 8 6 23.1 2.4 3.9 6.3 1.3 0.0 8.4 2.4 3.5 3.2 0.0
March 3 3 31.7 1.3 2.9 4.2 5.1 0.4 5.1 3.4 1.5 0.8 0.4