Thursday, March 06, 2014

American Post-season Honors

The UConn women’s basketball team placed seven players on American Athletic Conference regular season teams in awards announced Thursday afternoon by the league. Stefanie Dolson headlined the group, earning Defensive Player of the Year, the American Sportsmanshp Award and a spot on the All-Conference First Team. Joining Dolson as First Team selections were Bria Hartley, Moriah Jefferson and Breanna Stewart. Juniors Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Kiah Stokes landed on the All-Conference Second Team while rookie Saniya Chong received was an All-Freshman team choice.

2013-14 American Defensive Player of the Year:
Sr. C Stefanie Dolson, Connecticut

2013-14 American Most Improved Player of the Year:
RSr. F Asia Taylor, Louisville

2013-14 American Sportsmanship Award:
Sr. C Stefanie Dolson, Connecticut
RSr. G Tia Gibbs, Louisville

2013-14 American Sixth Player of the Year:
Jr. G Rateska Brown, Temple

2013-14 All-AAC First Team:
Sr. C Stefanie Dolson, Connecticut*
Sr. G Bria Hartley, Connecticut*
So. G Moriah Jefferson, Connecticut
So. F Breanna Stewart, Connecticut*
Jr. F Sara Hammond, Louisville
RSr. F Asia Taylor, Louisville
Sr. G Shoni Schimmel, Louisville*
So. G Ariel Hearn, Memphis
So. G Kahleah Copper, Rutgers
So. G Courtney Williams, South Florida
Sr. G Keena Mays, Southern Methodist*

2013-14 All-AAC Second Team: 
Jeanise Randolph, Cincinnati, Sr., F
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, UConn, Jr., F
Kiah Stokes, UConn, Jr., C
Bria Smith, Louisville, Jr., G
Betnijah Laney, Rutgers, Jr., G/F
Tyler Scaife, Rutgers, Fr., G
Alisia Jenkins, USF, So., F
Inga Orekhova, USF, Sr., G
Akil Simpson, SMU, Sr., F
Feyonda Fitzgerald, Temple, Fr., G
Natasha Thames, Temple, R-Sr., F

2013-14 AAC All-Freshman Team:
*Zykira Lewis, UCF, Fr., G
Bianca Quisenberry, Cincinnati, Fr., G
Saniya Chong, UConn, Fr., G
Emmonnie Henderson, Louisville, Fr., F
Breigha Wilder-Cochran, Memphis, Fr., G
Mooriah Rowser, Memphis, R-Fr., G
*Tyler Scaife, Rutgers, Fr., G
Ariadna Pujol, USF, Fr., G
*Kiara Perry, SMU, Fr., G
*Feyonda Fitzgerald, Temple, Fr., G
Taylor Robinson, Temple, Fr., C

* denotes unanimous pick 

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