HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Kiara Wright of Tarleton State University has been voted as the 2014 Daktronics NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball National Player of the Year, headlining this year’s Daktronics Division II Women’s Basketball All-American selections.
Wright guided her team to the championship game of the Lone Star Conference tournament en route to an appearance in the second round of the NCAA tournament after averaging a double-double on the season with 19.6 points per game and 12.3 rebounds per contest.
Wright is joined on the first team by Lauren Battista who has helped propel her Bentley squad to an undefeated record and an appearance at the Division II Elite Eight, while other members of the top team include Megan Fogt of Hillsdale College, Colorado Mesa’s Sharaya Selsor, and Shareta Brown of Wayne State.
Megan Fogt of Hillsdale earns a position on the first team after being named the Midwest Region Player of the Year and the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year. She finished the season as the GLIAC leader in rebounds, field goals made and blocks while ranking second in points per game and field goal percentage while featuring eight 20-rebound contests and four games in which she scored at least 20 points while grabbing at least 20 rebounds.
The All-America teams are sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition. The team is voted on by the NCAA Division II members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (D2SIDA).