February 27, 2007
Howard named to All-SAC Women's Basketball First Team
ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba junior Ne'Keithia Howard (Macon, GA) has been named to the 2007 All-South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball first team. It was announced by the league office on Monday. Wingate’s Tanetra Barrett was named Player of the Year, while Amber Holt, of Lenoir-Rhyne was selected as Freshman of the Year. Wingate’s Johnny Jacumin took home Coach of the Year honors.
Howard was the Lady Indians’ top scorer through the regular-season, averaging 9.9 points per game. She tied for second in rebounding, pulling down 5.1 a contest. She is one the top shooters in the conference, making 56% of her field goal attempts.
Barrett leads the SAC in scoring at 19.1 points per game and is at the top in free-throw percentage at 82.1. She also ranks among the league leaders in field-goal percentage, rebounding, assists, steals, assist-to-turnover ratio and defensive rebounds. Joining Barrett, Howard and Holt on the women’s All-Conference First Team are: Abby DeBusk, from Mars Hill; Tonique Frasier, from Newberry, and Emily Paffrath, from Wingate. Holt averages 14.4 points in her first season, ranking fourth in the league.
Named to the women’s All-Conference Second Team are: Denise Moore, from Lenoir-Rhyne; Allison Schafer, from Mars Hill; Monica Alexander, from Newberry; Morgan Johnson, from Presbyterian, and Anna Atkinson, from Wingate. Joining Holt on the women’s All-Freshman team are: Shari Buford and Casha Foster, from Carson-Newman; Jami Safrit, from Lenoir-Rhyne, and Andi Winney, from Lincoln Memorial.
2007 ALL-SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAMS
ALL-SAC FIRST TEAM
Ne'Keithia Howard, CATAWBA
Amber Holt, Lenoir-Rhyne
Abby DeBusk, Mars Hill
Tonique Frasier, Newberry
Tanetra Barrett, Wingate
Emily Paffrath, Wingate
ALL-SAC SECOND TEAM
Denise Moore, Lenoir-Rhyne
Allison Schafer, Mars Hill
Monica Alexander, Newberry
Morgan Johnson, Presbyterian
Ashli Oliver, Tusculum
Anna Atkinson, Wingate
Shari Buford, Carson-Newman
Casha Foster, Carson-Newman
Amber Holt, Lenoir-Rhyne
Jami Safrit, Lenoir-Rhyne
Andi Winney, Lincoln Memorial
COACH OF THE YEAR: Johnny Jacumin, Wingate
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Tanetra Barrett, Wingate
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Amber Holt, Lenoir-Rhyne
SAC SCHOLAR-ATHLETE: Anna Atkinson, Wingate
|Basketball (W) @ Newberry, 6:00|
|Basketball (M) @ Newberry, 8:00|
Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70
Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85
Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117
Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95
Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142
Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136
Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88
Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101
Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52
Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71
Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89
Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90
Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL 80-56
Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.
Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.
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