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WBB's Hannah Spaulding makes WBCA All-America

WBB's Hannah Spaulding makes WBCA All-America

St. Thomas Women's Basketball center Hannah Spaulding's impressive junior season was capped with the highest honor -- she was announced Thursday night as one of 10 first-team All-Americas on the WBCA Coaches' honor team.

Spaulding was one of only two non-senior honorees among the elite 10 All-Americas.

Thirty other players were named WBCA honorable mention All-America. Spaulding was the lone MIAC player selected on either team.

This marks the fifth All-America honor in the last four seasons for Coach Ruth Sinn's Tommie program -- Spaulding joins two-time honoree and 2017 National Player of the Year Kaitlin Langer, and 2015 honorees Jenna Dockter and Maggie Weiers.


Hannah Spaulding

  • Led her team to another sweep of the conference regular-season and playoff team titles and a 27-3 record.
  • Previously was voted conference Player of the Year; first-team All-MIAC and all West Region; and first-team CoSIDA Academic All-District.
  • Annandale, Minn., native, has a 3.66 grade-point average while majoring in Biology.
  • Led all NCAA Division III women players in field-goal proficiency (.700).
  • Led the conference in scoring at 19.8 ppg.
  • Played 41 of 45 minutes and contributed 28 points and 11 rebounds last Friday -- her ninth double-double of 2017-18 -- in an NCAA playoff Sweet Sixteen-round overtime loss to East Texas Baptist.
  • Finished her 28-game season with 555 points, 242 boards and 70 blocks while converting 73 percent at the foul line in 28 games.
  • In 82 career games, has 838 points, 399 rebounds and 119 blocks.
  • Needs 21 blocks to move into No. 2 on the Tommies' career list.
  • Her 67 percent career field-goal clip is on pace to break Laurie Trow's 25-year-old record of 63.3 percent.
  • The Tommies are 58-4 overall (40-0 MIAC) in her two seasons in the top-nine rotation.