Media Tabs Cougar Freshmen for All-Conference Honors
March 9, 2010
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington State freshmen KiKi Moore and Carly Noyes each garnered recognition on All-Pacific-10 Conference Teams, as selected by a panel of media members who cover league, the conference office announced today.
Moore and Noyes were the only freshmen named to the five-member Pac-10 Media All-Defensive Team, and Moore was also named to the Pac-10 Media All-Freshman Team.
Moore received the second-most points in the polling for the all-defensive team (35). She finished the regular season as the Pac-10 leader in steals, averaging 3.3 per game. The mark currently ranks 10th-nationally.
The San Francisco native also received the third-most points in the polling for all-freshman accolades (40). Moore averaged 12.1 points per game in 2009-10, and also ranked third in the conference in assists (3.6 per game).
Noyes, from Moses Lake, Wash., received 12 points in the polling for all-defensive team. She currently leads the Pac-10 in blocks, averaging 1.9 per game. Noyes owns WSU's all-time single-season record in the statistical category with 56 thus far in 2009-10.
This is the first time the media has voted on conference honors and they are in addition to the Pac-10 awards voted on by the league coaches, which will be announced Wednesday and Thursday. The panel included local and national media members.
Ninth-seeded WSU will square off against Arizona (No. 8) in the opening round of the State Farm Pac-10 Women's Basketball Tournament, Thursday. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Galen Center in Los Angeles.