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JMU Women's Basketball's Evans a Finalist for All-America Team
Courtesy:JMUSports.com Release:03/23/2011
Courtesy: JMUSports.com
From WBCA Reports

ATLANTA, March 23, 2011 -- James Madison senior guard Dawn Evans (Clarksville, Tenn./Northeast) is among the finalists for the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) State Farm Coaches' All-America Team.

There are 40 finalists, who were voted upon by WBCA-member coaches in each of the eight WBCA geographical regions.  Those players are now in the running for selection to the 10-member State Farm Coaches' All-America Team.  The All-America Team will be announced on Saturday, April 2, as a part of the NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis.

Evans, who was selected an All-America finalist for the second year in a row, averaged 23.1 points per game in 2010-11.  She currently ranks third in NCAA Division I in scoring average.

She is JMU's and the Colonial Athletic Association's all-time leading scorer with 2,667 career points, and she holds more than 40 other school records.  Evans was named the Most Outstanding Player at the CAA Tournament the past two seasons and was a unanimous selection as 2011 CAA Player of the Year.

The All-America finalists are as follows:

Name, Institution, Year, Pos., Height
Danielle Adams, Texas A&M, Sr., F-C, 6-1
Kachine Alexander, Iowa, Sr., G, 5-9
LaSondra Barrett , Louisiana State, Jr., F, 6-2
Kelsey Bolte, Iowa State, Sr., G, 6-1
Cierra Bravard, Florida State, Jr., F, 6-4
Skylar Diggins, Notre Dame, So., G, 5-9
Victoria Dunlap, Kentucky, Sr., F, 6-2
Dawn Evans, James Madison, Sr., G, 5-7
Brittney Griner, Baylor, So., C, 6-8
Keisha Hampton, DePaul, Jr., F, 6-2
Amber Harris, Xavier, Redshirt-Sr., F, 6-5
Tiffany Hayes, Connecticut, Jr., G, 5-10
Celeste Hoewisch, Wisconsin, Green Bay, Sr., G, 5-7
Adrienne Johnson, Louisiana Tech, Sr., F, 6-1
Glory Johnson, Tennessee, Jr., F, 6-3
Shenise Johnson, Miami, Jr., G, 5-11
Kalisha Keane, Michigan State, Sr., F, 6-1
Jantel Lavender, Ohio State, Sr., C, 6-4
Alex Montgomery, Georgia Tech, Sr., G-F, 6-1
Maya Moore, Connecticut, Sr., F, 6-0
Natalie Novosel, Notre Dame, Jr., G, 5-11
Nneka Ogwumike, Stanford, Jr., C, 6-2
Kayla Pedersen, Stanford, Sr., F, 6-4
Devereaux Peters, Notre Dame, Sr., F, 6-2
Porsha Phillips, Georgia, Sr., F, 6-2
Ta'Shia Phillips, Xavier, Sr., C, 6-6
Jeanette Pohlen, Stanford, Sr., G, 6-0
Lauren Prochaska, Bowling Green, Sr., G, 5-11
Samantha Quigley, DePaul, Sr., G, 5-5
Elizabeth Repella, West Virginia, Sr., G, 5-11
Angel Robinson, Marquette, Sr., G, 5-8
Danielle Robinson, Oklahoma, Sr., G, 5-9
Sugar Rodgers, Georgetown, So., G, 5-11
Odyssey Sims, Baylor, Fr., G, 5-9
Shekinna Stricklen, Tennessee, Jr., F, 6-2
Carolyn Swords, Boston College, Sr., C, 6-6
Jasmine Thomas, Duke, Sr., G, 5-9
Courtney Vandersloot, Gonzaga, Sr., G, 5-8
Tyra White, Texas A&M, Jr., G, 6-0
Riquna Williams, Miami, Jr., G, 5-6

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