IU Women's Basketball Holds Annual Team Banquet
April 20, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's basketball team held its annual season-ending banquet at the Henke Hall of Champions on Monday, April 19.
Seven Hoosiers who earned a 3.0 grade point average or higher were honored, including sophomore Danilsa Andujar, redshirt freshman Sasha Chaplin, freshman Jasmine Davis, junior Jori Davis, sophomore Lindsay Enterline, junior Andrea McGuirt and freshman Aulani Sinclair. McGuirt was also named the 2010 Scholar-Athlete of the Year and will complete her undergraduate degree in Accounting in May. She will enter the Masters of Science in Accounting program in the Kelley School of Business in the fall.
Jori Davis received the Link Leader of the Year Award for serving as a leader not only in games but also in practice. Davis earned the most "links" throughout the season. Senior Jamie Braun was named the Big Dog of the Year, while junior Whitney Lindsay earned the General of the Year Award.
Andujar was named the Most Improved Player of the Year after stepping up throughout the season. Braun, Davis and Lindsay were each recognized with the Captains Award after serving as the team captains for the season.
IU head coach Felisha Legette-Jack introduced two new awards to the team banquet with the Kim Roberson Defensive Player of the Year Award and the Whitney Thomas Character Award. Roberson ended her four-year at IU as the all-time steals leader with 259 steals and ranks third in the single-season record book with 89 steals in 2008-09. Lindsay and McGuirt were each honored as the co-Kim Roberson Defensive Players of the Year after leading IU's defensive effort this season.
The Whitney Thomas Character Award is given to the player who shows the most character and determination to continuously improve throughout the season. This year's honoree was Sinclair, a forward from Eminence, Ind. who showed her continued determination to improve and give her all to the team.
Davis was also named IU's Player of the Year after leading the Hoosiers with 16.7 points per game to earn Second Team All-Big Ten honors. She averaged 6.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.5 steals per game.
Indiana University First Lady Laurie Burns McRobbie was honored as the Phenomenal Woman of the Year for her involvement and support of the IU women's basketball program.
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