Tuesday, March 13, 2001
Xavier duo gets All-America mention
Xavier's Jennifer Phillips and Taru Tuukkanen received honorable mention on the Associated Press All-America team announced today.
The 6-3 Phillips, Atlantic-10 Conference player of the year and tournament MVP, averaged 18.6 points and 6.2 rebounds.
The 6-3 Tuukkanen averaged 19.7 points and 8.5 rebounds.
Ruth Riley, the dominating center who led Notre Dame to its first No. 1 ranking, led the first team. She was the only unanimous pick by the 39 members of the national media panel.
She was joined on the first team by national scoring leader Jackie Stiles of Southwest Missouri State, Kelly Miller of Georgia, Katie Douglas of Purdue and Stacey Dales of Oklahoma.
Ruth Riley, Notre Dame, 6-5, senior, 17.8 ppg, 7.6 rpg, 3.1 blocks, 62.7 fg pct. (39 first-team votes, 195 total points)
Jackie Stiles, Southwest Missouri State, 5-8, senior, 30.7 ppg, 57.8 fg pct., 55 3-pointers, 2.0 apg. (34, 183)
Katie Douglas, Purdue, 6-1, senior, 14.8 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 3.5 apg, 2.6 steals. (23, 155)
Kelly Miller, Georgia, 5-10, senior, 15.8 ppg, 4.7 apg, 5.3 rpg, 51.1 fg pct. (24, 151)
Stacey Dales, Oklahoma, 6-0, junior, 16.1 ppg, 7.6 apg, 5.2 rpg, 2.5 steals. (13, 123)
Svetlana Abrosimova, Connecticut, 6-2, senior, 14.1 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 4.1 apg, 53.8 fg pct. (12, 99)
LaToya Thomas, Mississippi State, 6-2, sophomore, 24.1 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 54.3 fg pct. (8, 84)
Tamika Catchings, Tennessee, 6-1, senior, 15.2 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 1.8 steals, 3.0 apg. (9, 81)
Marie Ferdinand, Louisiana State, 5-9, senior, 20.7 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 3.6 apg, 2.6 steals, 51.1 fg pct. (6, 80)
Chantelle Anderson, Vanderbilt, 6-6, sophomore, 21.1 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 73.1 fg pct. (2, 66)
Deanna Jackson, Alabama-Birmingham, 6-2, junior, 25.1 ppg, 11.8 rpg, 2.1 apg. (2, 65)
Angie Welle, Iowa State, 6-4, junior, 17.9 ppg, 10.0 rpg, 66.1 fg pct. (1, 61)
Sue Bird, Connecticut, 5-9, junior, 10.2 ppg, 5.1 apg, 50 3-pointers. (5, 60)
Georgia Schweitzer, Duke, 6-0, senior, 14.0 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 4.1 apg, 55 3-pointers. (3, 59)
Niele Ivey, Notre Dame, 5-8, senior, 12.2 ppg, 7.0 apg, 4.2 rpg, 45.3 3-pt pct. (1, 44)
LaQuanda Barksdale, North Carolina; Alana Beard, Duke; Swin Cash, Connecticut; Cara Consuegra, Iowa; Camille Cooper, Purdue; Danielle Crockrom, Baylor; Linda Frohlich, UNLV; Sheila Lambert, Baylor.
Gwen Jackson, Tennessee; Kara Lawson, Tennessee; Brandi McCain, Florida; Coco Miller, Georgia; Carisse Moody, North Carolina State; Tamara Moore, Wisconsin; Deanna Nolan, Georgia; Michaela Pavlickova, Denver.
Jennifer Phillips, Xavier; Tasha Pointer, Rutgers; Felicia Ragland, Oregon State; Shea Ralph, Connecticut; Semeka Randall, Tennessee; Michelle Snow, Tennessee; Taru Tuukkanen, Xavier; Ayana Walker, Louisiana Tech.
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