Duncan and Thomas recognized with release of All-Conference awards

Duncan and Thomas recognized with release of All-Conference awards

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon senior T.I. Duncan and junior Shaonica Thomas were both recognized by the USA South Athletic Conference on Thursday with the release of the women's basketball All-Conference awards.

Duncan was named first-team All-Conference and first-team West Division and Thomas was a second-team West Division selection. Duncan was also named to the All-Sportsmanship team.

Duncan is averaging 15.1 points, seven rebounds, three assists and 2.2 steals per game this season. She leads Huntingdon in scoring, rebounding and steals and is second on the team in assists. She is eighth in the conference in points per game, fifth in steals and tied for seventh in assists and third in the conference in field-goal percentage (55 percent) this season.

Thomas is Huntingdon's second leading scorer and rebounder this season with 12 points and five rebounds per game and leads the USA South with a 58.8 field-goal percentage. She also has 24 steals, 12 assists and six blocks.

Huntingdon (21-4) will play at Greensboro on Saturday in the USA South Tournament quarterfinals. Tipoff is set for 1 p.m. (Central).

Piedmont's Amari Price was named Player of the Year and Mary Baldwin's Leah Calhoun was named Rookie of the Year. Mary Baldwin's Ross James was named Coach of the Year.

The complete All-Conference awards are listed below.


USA South All-Conference Women's Basketball Awards

Player of the Year: Amari Price, Piedmont

Rookie of the Year: Leah Calhoun, Mary Baldwin

Coach of the Year: Ross James, Mary Baldwin


First Team All-Conference
Brooke Carthon, Averett
T.I. Duncan, Huntingdon
Amari Price, Piedmont
Kimberly Schuh, Meredith
Klaire Varney, Maryville


First Team West Division
T.I. Duncan, Huntingdon
Marilauren Farr, LaGrange
Briana Lanham, Berea
Amari Price, Piedmont
Klaire Varney, Maryville

Second Team West Division
Garis Grant, Agnes Scott
Joanna Smith, Covenant
Shaonica Thomas, Huntingdon
Bailee Vanover, Berea
Bethanie Williams, Berea


First Team East Division
Leah Calhoun, Mary Baldwin
Brooke Carthon, Averett
Mikayla Ray, William Peace
Kimberly Schuh, Meredith
A'Liyah Woods, Greensboro

Second Team East Division
Brooke Anders, Mary Baldwin
Khadijah Daniels, William Peace
Kayla Johnson, N.C. Wesleyan
Katie Lewis, Greensboro
Alixis Roccia, Averett


Emma Olson, Agnes Scott
Alixis Roccia, Averett
Bailee Vanover, Berea
Annalee Bollinger, Brevard
Rachel Thomas, Covenant
Lauren Jenkins, Greensboro
T.I. Duncan, Huntingdon
Riley Chlupacek, LaGrange
Nicole Blackburn, Mary Baldwin
Kelley Wandell, Maryville
Caroline Coleman, Meredith
Logan Lee, Methodist
Weslie Young, N.C. Wesleyan
A'Mya McClain, Pfeiffer
Rachel Irby, Piedmont
Aaliyah Webb, Salem
Paloma Rios, Wesleyan
Manazia Merriett, William Peace