Hollins Named to All-BIG EAST Second Team|
March 7, 2013
CINCINNATI – Junior guard Dayeesha Hollins (Cincinnati, Ohio/Winton Woods/Michigan) was named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team for the second-straight year as announced by the conference office Thursday. The teams were selected by vote of the league’s coaches.
The award for Hollins is the second in as many years competing in the BIG EAST, also earning second-team honors last season. Competing at Michigan during her freshman campaign, Hollins was named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team.
Hollins leads the Bearcats in host of categories this season including scoring average (15.7), assists (2.8), steals (1.5), free throw percentage (78.4) and minutes played (33.7).
The guard has reached double-digits in scoring 23 times this season, including six 20-point plus outings and one double-double. Hollins set career highs this season in scoring (19 at Marquette), rebounds (14 vs. Xavier), and assists (9 at Georgetown). Hollins currently ranks seventh in the BIG EAST in scoring, 9th in minutes played and 13th in free throw percentage.
Hollins has been named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll three times this season, most recently earning the honor on Feb. 25. The Cincinnati native also picked up the award on back-to-back weeks on Nov. 26 and Dec. 3. Hollins was also named to the Bank of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Invitational All-Tournament team.
2012-13 BIG EAST WOMEN’S BASKETBALL POSTSEASON HONORS
BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year
BIG EAST Sixth Man Award
BIG EAST Most Improved Player
BIG EAST Sportsmanship Award
All-BIG EAST First Team^
Stefanie Dolson, Connecticut, Jr., C
*Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Connecticut, So., F
Brittany Hrynko, DePaul, So., G
Sugar Rodgers, Georgetown, Sr., G
Shoni Schimmel, Louisville, Jr., G
Natalie Achonwa, Notre Dame, Jr., F
*Skylar Diggins, Notre Dame, Sr., G
Kayla McBride, Notre Dame, Jr., G
Nadirah McKenith, St. John’s, Sr., G
Shenneika Smith, St. John’s, Sr., G
*Andrea Smith, USF, Sr., G
Kayla Alexander, Syracuse, Sr., C
All-BIG EAST Second Team
BIG EAST Honorable Mention
BIG EAST All-Freshman Team