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Thursday, February 24, 2011TOWSON, Md. – Senior forward Maya Moore of the University of Connecticut and senior guard Tori Hansen of West Liberty University lead the 2010-11 Capital One Academic All-America® women’s Basketball teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Moore is one of three repeat selections on the Capital One Academic All-America® Women’s Basketball University Division first team. Senior forward Erin Anthony of U.S. Military Academy and senior guard Liz Repella of West Virginia were named to the first team for the second straight season. Junior Amanda Johnson of Oregon, a second team pick last year, joins senior Kathleen Barry of Columbia to complete the Capital One Academic All-America® Women’s Basketball University Division first team.
Seniors Angie Bjorklund of Tennessee, Danielle Robinson of Oklahoma, Kaihla Szunko of Central Michigan and Jasmine Thomas of Duke join junior Jacqui Kalin of Northern Iowa as members of the Capital One Academic All-America® University Division second team. Bjorklund was a first-team pick last year while Thomas earned third-team honors in 2009-10.
Graduate student Rachel Clancy of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is joined on the Academic All-America® third team by seniors Jenna Bartsokas of Lipscomb, Amanda Best of New Mexico,Alyssa Karel of Wisconsin and Kayla Tetschlag of Wisconsin Green Bay.
Bartsokas has been named First Team District IV CoSIDA All-Academic the past two seasons.