Sara Hammond and Shoni Schimmel
March 25, 2014
Louisville, Ky. - Louisville's Shoni Schimmel and Sara Hammond were named to the WBCA All-Region I team, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced today. The selection committee will select the 10-member WBCA Division I Coaches' All-America Team from these 52 candidates.
Schimmel is leading the Cardinals in scoring with 16.8 points per game. She also leads the Cardinals in assists with 3.8 per game. She recently became just the second player in school history to score 2,000 career points along with former standout Angel McCoughtry. She currently ranks second on Louisville's all-time scoring list with 2,098 points. Schimmel was named a second team All-American by ESPNW last week. She was named a first team All-American Athletic Conference and earned all-tournament honors.
Hammond earned her first team All-American Athletic Conference honors this season. She is averaging 11.1 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. She has collected five double-doubles this season and leads the team in field goal percentage. She tied her career-high with 22 points against UCF this season and pulled down a season-high 12 rebounds against SMU.
Below is a list of the Region 1 Team:
Region 1 Name Institution Year Position Height
Breanna Stewart University of Connecticut Sophomore Forward 6'4"
Stefanie Dolson University of Connecticut Senior Center 6'5"
Bria Hartley University of Connecticut Senior Guard 5'8"
Marissa Janning Creighton University Sophomore Guard 5'8"
Brittany Hrynko DePaul University Junior Guard 5'7"
Jasmine Penny DePaul University Senior Forward 6'1"
Shoni Schimmel University of Louisville Senior Guard 5'9"
Katherine Plouffe Marquette University Senior Forward 6'3"
Keena Mays Southern Methodist University Senior Guard 5'7"
Courtney Williams University of South Florida Sophomore Guard 5'8"
Aliyyah Handford St. John's University Sophomore Guard