Women's basketball win five conference honors

Thu, 02/28/2013 - 11:30am

MOBILE, Ala. – The 2012-2013 Spring Hill College women’s basketball team collected five postseason awards from the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) as chosen by the head coaches of the 15 member institutions on Wednesday.

Senior center April Bradford of Pensacola, Fla., was named to the SSAC All-West Division Team for the second consecutive year after a season in which she averaged 7.1 points and 6.3 rebounds per game along with a conference leading 62 blocked shots.

Guard Natalie Harper of Greensboro, N.C., and center Leah Washington from Houma, La., earned spots on the All-Freshman roster. Harper shot 32.1% (50-156) from 3-point distance while averaging 7.5 points per game. Washington scored 4.7 points per game and hauled in 5.3 rebounds per contest while blocking a total of 17 shots.

Freshman guard Chyna Terrell of Fayetteville, Ga., was chosen as the Badger representative to the Musco Lighting Champions of Character Team.

As a team, Spring Hill College’s women’s basketball team under head coach Karen McConico was also presented the 2013 SSAC West Division Sportsmanship Award for the second consecutive season for their demonstration of character on and off the court throughout the year.