Lee's German Named NCAA Division II All-American

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Add one more honor to the growing list of those earned by Lee University guard Hollie German during her four-year career as a member of the women's basketball team.

On Monday, the former Polk County High School standout was named to the prestigious WBCA (Women's Basketball Coaches Association) 10-member NCAA Division II All-American team.

She is the only player representing the Gulf South Conference on the 10-member squad. Three other GSC standouts, Chelsey Rhodes and Seneca Walker of Delta State and junior Jordan Smith of Alabama-Huntsville were listed as honorable mentions.

German's list of accomplishments includes:
-Helped direct Lady Flames to 114-20 record over four years
-Helped Lady Flames post 54-2 record in Walker Arena
-All-time leading scorer in school history (2,300 career points)
-5th Place in total assists (408)
-2013-14-WBCA NCAA Division II All-American
-2013-14 Capital One Academic All-American
-2013-14 WBCA NAIA All-American
-2012-13 WBCA NAIA All-American
-2012-13 NAIA First Team All-American
-2012-13 NAIA Scholar-Athlete

Lauren Battista (Bentley University), Jada Blackwell (Cal State Poly – Pomona) and Sharaya Selsor (Colorado Mesa University) are in in the running for the NCAA Division II Player of the Year.

The 10-member team was selected by a vote of the selection committee. The committee is composed of one representative from each of the eight geographical regions and a chairperson. The members of the 2014 WBCA Division II Coaches' All-America Team are as follows:
Name Institution Pos. Year Height
Lauren Battista Bentley University Forward Senior 6'0"
Jada Blackwell Cal State Poly - Pomona Forward Junior 6'1"
Courtney Finn Bentley University Guard Senior 5'9"
Keuna Flax University of Central Missouri Forward Senior 5'11"
Megan Fogt Hillsdale College Forward Forward Junior 6'1"
Hollie German Lee University Guard Senior 5'8"
Mimi Hill University of North Georgia Forward Senior 6'3"
Lizzy Jeronimus Pittsburg State University Forward Junior 5'11"
Valerie Majewski Edinboro University Guard Junior 5'7"
Sharaya Selsor Colorado Mesa University Guard Senior 5'9"

"Congratulations to the 10 student-athletes named to the 2014 Division II Coaches' All-America Team," said WBCA CEO Beth Bass. "These young women added a step to their game that was above the rest and helped their team become better in all aspects."

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