Five GLIAC Student-Athletes Named to the 2013 WBCA All-America Team

Five GLIAC Student-Athletes Named to the 2013 WBCA All-America Team

Release courtesy of Jack Watford, WBCA Director of Communications

ATLANTA (March 25, 2013) – The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced today the 2013 WBCA Division II Coaches’ All-America Team. The 10-member team was selected by a vote of the selection committee.  The committee is composed of one representative from each of the eight geographical regions and a chairperson. 

Ashland University senior forward Kari Daugherty (Fresno, Ohio/River View/Dayton) was named to the WBCA All-America First-Team, whilethe University of Findlay senior guard Kayla Brown (Mt. Blanchard/Riverdale), Ferris State University junior guard Sarah DeShone (Elkhart, Ind./Jimtown), Ashland University senior forward Daiva Gerbec (Dublin, Ohio/Bishop Watterson) and Michigan Technological University senior guard Samantha Hoyt (Arkansaw, Wis./Durand) were named to the Honorable Mention team.

 

The members of the 2013 WBCA Division II Coaches’ All-America Team are as follows:

Name

Institution

Year        

Pos.

Height

Lauren Battista

Bentley University

Jr.

F

6-0

Kiara Brown

Edinboro University

Sr.

G

5-8

Kari Daugherty

Ashland University

Sr.

F

6-1

Drameka Griggs

Clayton State University

Sr.

G

5-5

Meixandra Porter

Nova Southeastern University

Sr.

G

5-6

Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe

Simon Fraser University (BC)

Sr.

F

6-2

Kelsey Sigl

Colorado Mesa University

Sr.

F

6-0

Bianca Simmons

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Sr.

G

5-6

Hillary Southworth

West Liberty University

Jr.

G

5-10

Kiara Wright

Tarleton State University

Jr.

C

6-1

“Congratulations to the 10 student-athletes named to the 2013 Division II Coaches’ All-America Team,” said WBCA CEO Beth Bass.  “These young women added a step to their game that was above the rest and helped their team become better in all aspects.”

The following have been recognized as WBCA Division II Coaches’ All-America Team Honorable Mentions:

Name

Institution

Year

Pos.

Height

Samantha Blazetic

Edinboro University

Sr.

F

6-3

Kayla Brown

University of Findlay

Sr.

G

5-10

Jaymee Carnes

North Georgia College & State University

Jr.

F

6-1

Brittany Cox

Pfeiffer University

Sr.

G

5-9

Sarah DeShone

Ferris State University

Jr.

G

5-7

Mary Louise Dixon

Stonehill College

Jr.

G

5-4

Daisy Feder

University of California – San Diego

Sr.

G

5-7

Courtney Finn

Bentley University

Jr.

G

5-9

Keuna Flax

University of Central Missouri

Jr.

F

5-11

Daiva Gerbec

Ashland University

Jr.

F

6-1

Devin Griffin

West Texas A&M University

Jr.

F

5-10

Jasmine Hammon

University of Alabama – Huntsville

Jr.

G

5-9

Britt Harris

Western Washington University

Sr.

C

6-2

Kira Harvey

Lynn University

Sr.

G

5-10

Megan Hingston

Northwest Nazarene University

Jr.

F

5-9

Samantha Hoyt

Michigan Technological University

Sr.

G

5-4

Lizzy Jeronimus

Pittsburg State University

So.

F

5-11

Laura Kinderknecht

Washburn University

Sr.

G

5-7

Bobbi Knudsen

Montana State University – Billings

Jr.

G

5-8

Haylee Lepaio

Newberry College

So.

F/C

6-2

Taylor Lewis

Northeastern State University

Sr.

G

5-7

Erin Mann

Holy Family University

Sr.

F/C

6-1

Aurielle Mosley

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Sr.

C

6-2

Jen Papich

Gannon University

Jr.

F

6-1

Katrina Selsor

Colorado Mesa University

Sr.

F

6-1

Daniela Tarailo

University of South Carolina – Aiken

Sr.

G

5-10

Brittany Weathers

University of West Alabama

Sr.

G

6-0

Ali Wilkinson

Minnesota State University – Mankato

Jr.

F

6-0

Kayk Wilson

Florida Institute of Technology

So.

G

5-7

Jackie Woods

Saint Mary’s University

Jr.

G

5-7

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About the WBCA:

Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game as a sport for women and girls. For more information on the WBCA, please visit wbca.org.

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