Powell Headlines 5 Pac-10 Players Named to AP All-American List

March 13, 2002

Associated Press

Stanford sophomore Nicole Powell headlined a group of five Pac-10 women's basketball players named to The Associated Press All-America team on Tuesday.

Powell was named to the second team, while Arizona State's Amanda Levens, Felicia Ragland of Oregon State, Shaquala Williams of Oregon and Stanford's Lindsey Yamasaki received honorable mention accolades.

Powell was joined on the second team by Connecticut's Swin Cash and Diana Taurasi, as well as Angie Welle of Iowa State and Kelly Mazzante of Penn State.

First-team selections included Connecticutt's Sue Bird, Oklahoma's Stacey Dales, Alana Beard of Duke, Chantelle Anderson of Vanderbilt and LaToya Thomas of Mississippi State. The first team duplicated the preseason All-America team in November.

Here is the 2001-02 AP women's All-America basketball team with school, height, class and key statistics, followed in parentheses by points awarded on a 5-3-1 basis by a national media panel:

FIRST TEAM

Sue Bird, Connecticut, 5-9, senior, 13.7 ppg, 5.9 apg, 54 3-pointers, .929 ft pct. (41 first-team votes, 214 total points)

Alana Beard, Duke, 5-11, sophomore, 19.5 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 4.6 apg, 3.2 steals. (36, 204)

Chantelle Anderson, Vanderbilt, 6-6, junior, 20.2 ppg, 6.3 rpg, .659 fg pct. (37, 200)

Stacey Dales, Oklahoma, 6-0, senior, 17.3 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 4.9 apg. (28, 177)

LaToya Thomas, Mississippi State, 6-2, junior, 24.9 ppg, 9.7 rpg, .577 fg pct (19, 140).

SECOND TEAM

Swin Cash, Connecticut, 6-2, senior, 15.2 ppg, 8.9 rpg, .550 fg pct. (14, 133)

Angie Welle, Iowa State, 6-4, senior, 20.5 ppg, 11.1 rpg, .666 fg pct. (9, 133)

Nicole Powell, Stanford, 6-2, sophomore, 16.6 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 3.3 apg, 58 3-pointers (7, 118)

Diana Taurasi, Connecticut, 5-11, sophomore, 14.4 ppg, 5.2 apg, 79 3-pointers, .514 fg pct. (7, 97)

Kelly Mazzante, Penn State, 6-0, sophomore, 25.0 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 92 3-pointers. (7, 92)

THIRD TEAM

Sheila Lambert, Baylor, 5-7, senior, 20.0 ppg, 6.3 apg, 3.2 steals. (3, 87)

Lindsay Whalen, Minnesota, 5-8, sophomore, 21.7 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 5.3 apg, .556 fg pct. (2, 58)

Kara Lawson, Tennessee, 5-9, junior, 16.0 ppg, 4.9 rpg, .497 fg pct. (49)

Linda Frohlich, UNLV, 6-2, senior, 20.9 ppg, 10.5 rpg, 2.3 steals. (1, 32)

Asjha Jones, Connecticut, 6-2, senior, 13.5 ppg, 6.4 rpg, .546 fg pct. (3, 25)

Shereka Wright, Purdue, 5-10, sophomore, 19.1 ppg, 6.8 rpg, .498 fg pct. (25)

HONORABLE MENTION

LaNeishea Caufield, Oklahoma, Danielle Crockrom, Baylor, Shaun Gortman, South Carolina,Vanessa Hayden, Florida, Temeka Johnson, LSU, Chandi Jones, Houston, Zuzi Klimesova,Vanderbilt, Amanda Levens, Arizona State.

Susan Moran, Saint Joseph's, Nicole Ohlde, Kansas State, Felicia Ragland, Oregon State, Alicia Ratay, Notre Dame, Michelle Snow, Tennessee, Jessie Stomski, Wisconsin, Nikki Teasley, North Carolina.

Iciss Tillis, Duke, Ayana Walker, Louisiana Tech, Lenae Williams, DePaul, Shaquala Williams, Oregon, Tamika Williams, Connecticut, Lindsey Yamasaki, Stanford.

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