Monday, February 04, 2013
Today UConn All-American candidate Sr. G Kelly Faris was named one of 8 additional student-athletes to the 2012-13 State Farm® Wade Trophy "Wade Watch" list announced by the WBCA. Joining the preseason list of 25 "Wade Watch" hopefuls are Kelsey Bone of Texas A&M, Gennifer Brandon and Layshia Clarendon of California, Faris, Tianna Hawkins of Maryland, Chelsea Hopkins of San Diego State, Niveen Rasheed of Princeton, and Meighan Simmons of Tennessee.The State Farm Wade Watch list will be trimmed to 12 finalists in mid-March. State Farm and the Wade Trophy Coalition will officially announce the State Farm Wade Trophy winner during the WBCA National Convention, held in conjunction with the NCAA® Women's Final Four® in New Orleans. Faris joins fellow UConn teammates Jr. C Stefanie Dolson, Jr. G Bria Hartley, and So. W Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis who were named to the "Wade Watch" list in the preseason. UConn leads all schools with 4 candidates.