Sooner Athletic Conference regular season runner-up Southern Nazarene
captured a good share of the 2010-11 All-Conference Women's Basketball
awards, including Player of the Year Logan Martin and Coach of the Year
Lori Carter, it was announced Monday. (Full List
In addition to Martin and Carter, Abbey Marra of SNU, along with
Oklahoma City's Taylor Booze, was named Co-Defensive Player of the Year,
while SNU's Jamie Bottger shared the Sportsmanship Award with Brittany
Hampton of Lubbock Christian.
Other superlative winners were Freshman of the Year Emily Atkins of
Lubbock Christian and Newcomer of the Year Angie Criner of Rogers State.
Martin, a 5-9 junior guard from Bethany, Okla., averages 15 points a game and leads the nation with a 49.2 percent three-point field goal shooting percentage.
Coach Carter led the Crimson Storm to a 24-6 regular season record after finishing 17-14 last season.
Marra, a junior from Olathe, Kan., leads the SAC with 11 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game. Booze, a junior guard from Duncanville, Texas, led the Stars with 59 steals this season.
Atkins, a freshman from Crandall, Texas, led LCU with 15 points per game this season. Criner, a junior from Tulsa, led Rogers State with 13.4 points per game.
The First Team includes Martin, Oklahoma City teammates Donica Cosby and Lauren Gober, Criner, Atkins and Oklahoma Baptist's Gabby Mattox.
The SecondTeam includes Hampton, Marra, Cortney Crockett of Rogers State, Anna Parish of John Brown and Erika Raymond of Wayland Baptist.
On the Third Team are Aita Gaye of USAO, Katy Clift of Oklahoma Christian, Starr Fairbanks of Oklahoma City, Nicole Wittman of Mid-America Christian, Oumoul Thiam of Southern Nazarene and Booze.
The honorable mention list includes Chelsea Garrison and Katie Mangels of John Brown, April Ehlers of Lubbock Christian, Marcy Robinson of Mid-America Christian, Claudia Vazquez and Audrey Richmond of Northwester, Sam Smith of Oklahoma Baptist, Katy O'Steen, Carli Covalt and Ayana Jackson of Oklahoma Christian, Desiree Jeffries of Oklahoma City, Candice Stewart of Rogers State, Jalisa Howard and Leticia Silva of St. Gregory's, Sharmeda Johnson of Southern Nazarene and Alex Williams of Wayland Baptist.
The All-Academic team included John Brown's Garrison and Brittany Hopper, Lubbock Christian's Ehlers, Rachel Gray, Hampton, Lena Kusic, Severyn Smith and Whitney Wehmeyer; Mid-America Christian's Melissa Aguilar, April Hale and Brittany Prandy, Northwestern's Ronita Coleman, Annalena Farias, Alecia Heath, Autumn Klugh, Rachel Wilczek and Talytha Williams; Oklahoma Baptist's Diamond Austin, Aleksandra Miletic and Meredith Treat; Oklahoma Christian's Tarynn Branscum, Clift, and Madison Middle. Oklahoma City's Emily Davis and Tiffany Goldwire, St. Gregory's Howard. USAO's Maggie Oliver and Victoria Russell; Southern Nazarene's Bottger and Marra and Wayland Baptist's Jessi Howard and Staci Murphree.