More Accolades For Trojan Newcomers
April 24, 2008
The list of honors bestowed on USC's incoming Women of Troy has grown even longer with the announcement of the PARADE and EA Sports All-Americans. All three incoming freshmen - Ashley Corral, Briana Gilbreath and Michelle Jenkins - have been awarded All-American honors.
Ashley Corral - also a 2007 McDonald's All-American - was selected to PARADE's Fourth Team All-American list and was named Second Team All-America by EA Sports. Her fellow incoming McDonald's All-American, Briana Gilbreath, is a Third Team PARADE All-American and a First Team pick by EA Sports. Also receiving EA Sports First Team All-America honors is Michelle Jenkins. The trio is set to join the Trojan roster for the 2008-09 season.
A 5-9 point guard, Corral (Vancouver, Wash./Prairie HS) was named the 2007-08 Gatorade Washington Girls Basketball Player of the Year and also was tabbed the State Player of the Year by the Seattle Times. Gilbreath (Katy, Texas/Cinco Ranch HS), a 6-1 guard, was selected to PrepTicket.com's All-Houston First Team. 6-3 post player Jenkins (Beaverton, Ore./Southridge HS) was named the 2006-07 Oregon Gatorade Player of the Year after helping her Southridge High School team win its third straight state title.