The honors keep coming in for former Iowa Wesleyan University and Mediapolis High School basketball star Darby Massner.
Thursday, the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference named Massner and two other former IWU players to its women’s basketball All-Decade team. Joining Massner on the 22-member honor team are Iowa Wesleyan’s Karla Vietinghoff and Rachel Williams.
From 2015-19, Massner scored 1,223 points for Iowa Wesleyan, including 205 3-pointers. She averaged 13.74 points per game and tied Vietinghoff’s school record for 3-pointers in a single game with 10 during her freshman season in 2016.
She ranks eighth all-time in scoring for Iowa Wesleyan. She was all-SLIAC three seasons and also earned all-district, USCAA All-American, and CoSIDA academic All-American honors. Massner was Iowa Wesleyan’s first recipient of the SLIAC Post-Graduate scholarship.
At Mediapolis High School, Massner scored 968 career points, 866 of them her final two seasons as a starter. She averaged 16.6 points her final two prep seasons and 11.1 for her career. She had 143 career 3-pointers and 278 career rebounds.
Vietinghoff transferred to IWU from Waubonsee Community College and competed with the Tigers in the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons. She scored 547 points, averaging 16.58 points a game. Vietinghoff set the single game 3-point record of 10 on Jan. 17, 2015. Massner tied it the next season. Vietinghoff was a two-time SLIAC player of the year and was a USCAA first team all-American.
Williams transferred to Iowa Wesleyan from Pima Community College and played for the Tigers in the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. She scored 484 points for a 12.74 average. She sank 93 of 111 free throws for 83.4 percent. She was second team all-SLIAC her first season and first team all-conference and Player of the Year her final season.