Marisa Dellangelo Named Women's Assistant Basketball Coach
July 21, 2005
MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“Troy Mattson the head womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s basketball coach at NorthernMichiganUniversity wasted verylittle time in naming an assistant coach for the program.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ He named Marisa DellAngelo as hisassistant.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œI am very excited for Marisato join the NMU womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s basketball coaching staff,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Mattson said.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œShe was not only a great player, but she hasthe qualities I was looking for as an assistant.ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The qualities that Mattson has found inDellAngelo include:ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ loyalty, she is thehardest working women he has ever met and under his (MattsonÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s) tutelage shewill be an outstanding assistant coach.
During the 2002-03 season, DellAngeloserved the NMU womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s basketball team as a student-assistant coach.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She has coached with the Negaunee NetsBasketball Program, as she directed the seventh grade girls.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
DellAngelo was a standout at NegauneeHigh Schooland a four-time letterwinner at NMU (1999-02).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She was the GLIAC Player of the Year in 2002, a first teamall-conference selection and was selected to the GLIAC All-Tournament Team. ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She was the sixth ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cat to be named the GLIACPlayer of the Year. ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œI am really excitedfor this opportunity and canÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™t wait to get started,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ DellAngelo said.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œThere is a good group of women that we haveto work with.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ I am looking forward toworking with Coach (Troy)Mattson.ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ After her senior season,DellAngelo was named to the WomenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s Division II All-American Bulletin SecondTeam, as well as the Daktronics All-Great Lakes Region squad and the KodakAll-District team.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
DellAngelo is fourth on the all-time scoring list for theNMU women with 1,558 points.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She alsoholds the NMU records for three-pointers made in a season (84) and career(247).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ DellAngelo concluded her careerwith 382 assists for fourth on the all-time list and 187 steals which alsoplaced her fourth on the all-time list.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She holds the mark for the best three-point field goal percentage for aseason with a .467 percent, which happened during the 2000-01 season. For the2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons she was named the NMU MVP.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ DellAngelo converted 19 field goals againstNorthwood during the 2001-02 campaign for a new NMU high.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
For the 2001-02 season, DellAngeloled the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats with a team-high 603 points, 21.5 ppg (fifth best in schoolhistory). ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She poured in 46 pointsagainst Northwood, which was the second-best in school history.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ In the classroom, DellAngelo was a member ofthe All-GLIAC Academic Team and a Verizon Academic All-District IV First Teamselection.