Lee's German Named To Capital One Academic All-American

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Lee’s Hollie German continues to rack-up the honors as she closes out a brilliant four-year career. This week (Feb. 19) she earned a spot on the 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-America® Division II basketball team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Only five players, including German, were listed on the first team.

Over the past four seasons German has helped direct coach Marty Rowe’s club to 106 wins against only 18 defeats.

She has scored 2,098 career points, leaving her third on the all-time Lee scoring list.

The Lady Flames are currently 17-4 heading into their first final regular games, and then into NCCAA tournament play. After wins over Delta State and Christian Brothers last week, Lee is in first place in the Gulf South Conference with a 13-2 league mark.

German, who was named the Capital One Academic All-America® College Division Academic All-American of the Year in 2012-13, and her Flames’ teammates are in first place in the Gulf South Conference. German is Lee’s scorer with her 24.0 points per game. Away from the basketball arenas, she is a mathematics and secondary education major with a 3.95 G.P.A

Seniors Lauren Battista of top-ranked Bentley College was selected as the Academic All-America of the Year for Division II Women’s Basketball. Battista is concluding an outstanding career while leading Bentley to a 112-11 record during her four seasons

Twelve of the 15 members of the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America® NCAA Division II women’s basketball teams have at least a 3.90 G.P.A., with four student-athletes sporting a perfect 4.00 GPA. The five members of the first team have an average G.P.A. of 3.95

 



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