CALIFORNIA, Pa. (March 7) – Glenville State’s senior guard Tenisha Wilson has been named to the Daktronics NCAA DII Atlantic Region Second Team.
Wilson led the Lady Pioneers to a 23-7 overall record and a runner up finish in the WVIAC Conference Tournament. Wilson averaged 17.1 points per game and averaged 6.6 rebounds per game.
Wilson also has scored over 1,000 points as a Lady Pioneer despite only playing for two years.
Fairmont State junior Kaitlin Snyder headlines a group of 11 players from nine institutions on the Daktronics Division II Atlantic All-Region Teams, as announced Wednesday following voting by the region’s sports information directors.
The Daktronics all-region team in the Atlantic Region consists of all NCAA Division II schools in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) and West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC). The team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition. The team is voted on by the NCAA Division II members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (D2SIDA), with the online nomination and voting process powered by ATHLETICSITE.COM.
The WVIAC Player of the Year, Snyder was the top-vote getter in the Atlantic Region. She ranked second in the conference in scoring at 21.3 points per game and was among the WVIAC leaders in assists and steals. Snyder helped lead Fairmont State to an 18-10 overall record and a quarterfinals appearance in the WVIAC Tournament.
Snyder was joined on the all-region first-team by senior Lydia Bridenbaugh (West Virginia Wesleyan), senior Jolysa Brown (Concord), senior Keyona Bryant (Saint Augustine’s) and senior Amy Johns (California).
Members of the all-region second team include senior Samatha Blazetic (Edinboro), senior Renee’ Brown (Edinboro), senior Kyria Buford (Shaw), senior Kelsey Gallagher (Bloomsburg), senior Jamie Kaufman (West Virginia Wesleyan) and senior Tenisha Wilson (Glenville State).
Blazetic and Brown helped lead Edinboro to a second-straight PSAC Championship and hosting rights for the upcoming NCAA Atlantic Regional Tournament. West Virginia Wesleyan was the only school to feature a pair of all-region selections in Bridenbaugh and Kaufman after claiming the WVIAC Championship to earn its first-ever bid to the NCAA Tournament.
The Daktronics All-America teams are to be announced on March 20.
2011-12 DAKTRONICS ATLANTIC REGION BAKSETBALL TEAMS
Lydia Bridenbaugh, West Virginia Wesleyan
Jolysa Brown, Concord
Keyona Bryant, Saint Augustine’s
Amy Johns, California (Pa.)
Kaitlin Snyder, Fairmont State*
* – region top vote getter
Samantha Blazetic, Edinboro
Renee’ Brown, Edinboro
Kyria Buford, Shaw
Kelsey Gallagher, Bloomsburg
Jamie Kaufman, West Virginia Wesleyan
Tenisha Wilson, Glenville State
^ – six players recognized due to tie