Dillard Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team

Dillard Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Anderson University women's basketball graduate student Alexis Dillard has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released on Tuesday.

The native of Taylors, S.C., was named CoSIDA Academic All-District in late February which made her eligible to be on the All-America ballot.

The six CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division II women's basketball first team members hold a composite 3.94 GPA. Seven members of the 16-player first, second and third teams honorees hold a perfect 4.00 cumulative GPA.

Dillard started all 31 games for the Black and Gold. The forward averaged 11.3 points and 8.3 rebounds per game while leading the South Atlantic Conference in field goal percentage (54.9%). Dillard was named to the All-SAC First Team and was the Defensive Player of the Year. Dillard's name moved up many Anderson all-time statistical categories on the season most recently becoming AU' all-time career rebound leader.

In the classroom, Dillard carries a 4.0 GPA while earning a Master degree in Elementary Education.

FIRST TEAM

Name                                 School                                                 Yr.    GPA         Major

Andi Daugherty (2, #)          Ashland University                               Sr.    3.95          Finance

Jessica Kelliher                    Lewis University                                    Jr.    3.80         Organizational Communications

Miranda Ristau                     Northern State University                     Sr.    4.00         Biology

Drew Sannes (3)                  Minnesota State University Moorhead    Gr.   4.00          Business Administration

Laina Snyder (2)                   Ashland University                              Sr.    3.91         Business Management

Erin Walsh                           Lee University                                      Sr.    4.00        Health Science

 

SECOND TEAM

Name                                 School                                                 Yr.    GPA         Major

Alexis Dillard                     Anderson University                          Gr.   4.00         Master of Arts in Elementary Ed. Certification

Rachel McInerney                Ferris State University                          Sr.    3.97          Elementary Education

Jordan McPhee                   Seattle Pacific University                        Sr.    3.98          Business Administration

Hailey Tucker                      Southwestern Oklahoma St. University  Jr.    3.86          Communications

 

THIRD TEAM

Name                                 School                                                 Yr.    GPA         Major

Alisha Breen                        Montana State University at Billings    Sr.    3.67          Health & Human Performance

Kori Bullard                         Ouachita Baptist University                  Sr.    4.00          Biology

Morgan Dahlstrom                University of Southern Indiana           Sr.    3.91          Exercise Science

Emily Ferreri                       Saint Michael's College                           Jr.    4.00          Biology

Anja Fuchs-Robetin              Florida Southern College                      Jr.    3.92          Exercise Science

Emily Miller                         Roberts Wesleyan College                     So.   4.00          Marketing

 

CoSIDA Academic All-America® of the Year: Miranda Ristau, Northern State University

 

(2) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® second team selection in 2016-17

(3) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® third team selection in 2016-17

(#) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® second team selection in 2015-16

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