Navy’s Maren Louridas: A Force to be Reckoned With on the Court and in the Classroom

Maren Louridas earns spot on College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Team

Maren Louridas, a sophomore at the Naval Academy, has been recognized for her success both on the basketball court and in the classroom. She was honored on the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Team and previously selected to the 2023-24 Patriot League All-Academic Team. Louridas is one of six student-athletes from the conference to receive this nationwide accolade.

As a two-year starter for the Mids, she has played both as a guard and forward, starting 60 of a possible 61 games and scoring 528 points with an average of 8.7 per game. She has also collected 317 rebounds, averaging 5.2 per game. Known for her prowess as a one-on-one defender, Louridas rarely leaves the court, playing 1,017 minutes as a freshman and 927 as a sophomore. Her average of 31.9 minutes per game ranks fifth all-time in Navy’s career record book.

In addition to her success on the court, Louridas is also a standout in the classroom with a 4.0 GPA in cyber operations over her first three semesters at the Naval Academy. She has received three Commandant’s List accolades and was named to the 2022-23 Patriot League Honor Roll. The Navy women’s basketball team had an impressive season, achieving one of the biggest single-season turnarounds in NCAA DI. They increased their win total by 13 games and finished in a four-way tie for fifth place in the Patriot League, just one game out of second place.

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