Weaver Named to C-USA All-Freshman Team

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IRVING, TexasFreshman guard Shay Weaver was announced to Conference USA’s All-Freshman team on Sunday afternoon.

 

Weaver is a 5-9 guard from Arlington, Texas and has been a major contributor this season to the Marshall women’s basketball team. She has made a team-high 37 three-pointers this season and is shooting 33.9 percent from behind the arc.

 

Nearly 55 percent of Weaver’s made field goals this season have been three-pointers and the freshman guard ranks third in all-time history for made three-pointers in a game (5). She has posted 10 games with two or more made three-pointers and had 18 games with at least one.

 

“Weaver is very deserving and has been a huge part of our success as she plays both ends of the floor with equal enthusiasm,” commented head coach Royce Chadwick. “We anticipate a tremendous finish to this 2012 season and an outstanding career in her future.”

 

Weaver also contributed 76 rebounds, 25 steals, and 15 assists during the regular season and had a career-high game against UCF, scoring 15 points.

2011-12 CONFERENCE USA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL POSTSEASON AWARDS All-C-USA First Team Roxana Button, Sr., G, Houston Jasmine Lee, RS-Sr., P, Memphis Jessica Kuster, So., F, Rice Jamierra Faulkner, So., PG, Southern Miss Olivia Grayson, Jr., G, Tulane Taleya Mayberry, Jr., G, Tulsa Aisha Patrick, Sr., G, UCF Gloria Brown, Sr., F, UTEP

All-C-USA Second Team Brittany Carter, RS-Sr., G, Memphis Nicole Dickson, Jr., F, Memphis Akil Simpson, So., F, SMU Tanecka Carey, Jr., G, Southern Miss Brett Benzio, Sr., C, Tulane Karisma Chapman, So., F, UAB Amber Jones, Jr., G, UAB Kayla Thornton, So., F, UTEP

All-Freshman Team Amanda Lawson, F, Houston Shay Weaver, G, Marshall Christal Porter, F, Rice Danielle Blagg, G, Tulane Nitesha Pierce, F, Southern Miss

All-Defensive Team Ramses Lonlack, Sr., G, Memphis Jessica Kuster, So., F, Rice Brett Benzio, Sr., C, Tulane Karisma Chapman, So., F, UAB Gloria Brown, Sr., F, UTEP

Player of the Year Jasmine Lee, RS-Sr., P, Memphis

Freshman of the Year Danielle Blagg, G, Tulane

Defensive Player of the Year Ramses Lonlack, Sr., G, Memphis

Sixth Player of the Year Gloria Brown, Sr., F, UTEP

Newcomer of the Year Tanecka Carey, Jr., G, Southern Miss

Coach of the Year Keitha Adams, UTEP

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