Women's Basketball Enjoys End-Of-Year Banquet

March 27, 2001

Seniors Tashara Carter and Denise Woods were honored at the annual women's basketball awards banquet Friday night (March 23) at USC's Town and Gown.

Various awards presented to the athletes accompanied the senior presentations throughout the evening. Among the honors, head coach Chris Gobrecht honored sophomore Erin Young with the Coaches Award for her dedication to the team both on and off the court.

Also highlighting the evening, Lauren Smith-Hams was presented with the annual Barbara Williams Academic Award. The award is presented in tribute to long-time friend and women's basketball administrative assistant, Barbara Williams, who passed away on December 30, 1999.

Following is a complete list of awards:

Coaches Award: Erin Young
Most Improved:
Tennille Grant
Top Defender:
Tashara Carter and Denise Woods
Best Free Throw Shooter:
Ebony Hoffman
Top Rebounder:
Ebony Hoffman
Assist Leader:
Jessica Cheeks
Barbara Williams Academic Award:
Lauren Smith-Hams

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