Hardy Earns Women's Basketball All-America Honors

Tyler Hardy added an All-America commendation from Women's Division II Bulletin. Photo by Jim Hogue.

BEAVERTON, Ore.—Barry University senior Tyler Hardy collected an All-America award from the Women’s Division II Bulletin, becoming the eighth All-American in program history.

Hardy, the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year, led the Bucs to a 16-11 mark this season. She led the team with 20.0 points and 8.7 rebounds per game and shot 52.6 percent from the field and 79.6 percent from the line. She led the conference with 11 double-doubles, including a 28-point, 14-rebound performance in a 63-58 win over Florida Southern on Jan. 4. She scored in double figures in all 27 games, including 14 games over 20 points.

Bentley University senior Lauren Battista was named the 2014 Women’s Division II Bulletin Player of the Year. The WDIIB Preseason Player of the Year, Battista led the Falcons to a 35-0 record and the 2014 Division II national championship.

Battista headlines the 2014 WDIIB All-American team, where she was joined on the first team by Jada Blackwell from Cal Poly Pomona, Central Missouri’s Keuna Flax, Megan Fogt of Hillsdale, and Sharay Selsor of Colorado Mesa.

The second team featured Battista’s teammate on the Falcons Courtney Finn, Nyesha Willie from Barton, North Georgia’s Mimi Hill, Valerie Majewski of Edinboro and Lizzy Jeronimus for Pittsburg State.

On the third team, Kiara Wright of Tarleton State joined Kristen Celsor of Harding, Bobbi Knudsen of Montana State-Billings, Paine’s Ashely Watts and Jazmine Charles from Lenior-Rhyne. Along with Hardy, Watts was one of two picks from the South Region.

Hardy was a Fourth-Team selection and the only pick from the SSC. Joining Hardy on the fourth team were Mariyah Brawner-Henry from Lewis, Krystal Forthan from Academy  of Art, Minot State’s Carly Boag and West Virginia State’s Lexy Carson.

2014 WDIIB All-Americans

First Team

 

 

 

Lauren Battista

Bentley

Senior

Forward

Jada Blackwell

Cal Poly Pomona

Junior

Forward

Keuna Flax

Central Missouri

Senior

Forward

Sharaya Selsor

Colorado Mesa

Senior

Guard

Megan Fogt

Hillsdale

Junior

Forward

 

 

 

 

Second Team

 

 

 

Courtney Finn

Bentley

Senior

Guard

Nyesha Willie

Barton

Senior

Guard

Mimi Hill

North Georgia

Senior

Forward

Valerie Majewski

Edinboro

Junior

Guard

Lizzy Jeronimus

Pittsburg State

Junior

Forward

 

 

 

 

Third Team

 

 

 

Kiara Wright

Tarleton State

Senior

Center

Kristen Celsor

Harding

Senior

Forward

Bobbi Knudsen

Montana St.-Billings

Senior

Guard

Ashley Watts

Paine

Junior

Guard

Jazmine Charles

Lenoir-Rhyne

Junior

Guard

 

 

 

 

Fourth Team

 

 

 

Tyler Hardy

Barry

Senior

Forward

Mariyah Brawner-Henry

Lewis

Soph.

Forward

Krystal Forthan

Academy of Art

Soph.

Forward

Carly Boag

Minot State

Senior

Forward

Lexy Carson

West Virginia State

Senior

Guard

Honorable Mention
Chelsea Williams, LIU Post, Jr.
Catherine Noack, Bloomsburg, Sr.
Alexandra Ciabattoni, Newman, So.
Katie Benson, Seattle Pacific, Sr.
Taylor Buie, Nova SE, So.
Chontiquah White, WTAM, Jr.
Erin Chambers, Simon Fraser, Sr.
Seneca Walton, Delta State, Jr.
Tae’lor Purdy, Regis, Sr.
Karly Rhoads, Kent. Wesleyan, Sr.
Jeanette Anderson, Caldwell, Sr.
Devin Griffin, WTAM, Sr.
Jordan Smith, UA Huntsville, Sr.
Catherine Noack, Bloomsburg, Sr.
Kate Lehman, Fort Hays St., Jr.
Laura Patrick, Emporia St., Sr.
Lamesha Deal, Virginia State, Sr.
Anna Hackert, So. Indiana, Jr.
Aquillin Hayes, New Haven, Jr.
Taylor Beverly, Montevallo, Jr.
Jacqui Brugliera, Bentley, Sr.
Sarah DeShone, Ferris St., Sr.
Holly German, Lee, Sr.
Jeanette Anderson, Caldwell, Sr.
Sharetta Brown, Wayne St. (MI), Jr.
Mary Louise Dixon, Stonehill, Sr.
Dallas Ely, West Chester, So.
Courtney Hamilton, Chico St., Sr.
Willesha Spencer, Flagler, Sr.
Malika Jackson, TX A&M Int., Sr.
Jen Papich, Gannon, Sr.
Haley Holmstead, Dixie St., Sr.
Katie Gattuso, Seton Hill, Sr.
Katie McIntosh, Indianapolis, Sr.

 

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