ATLANTA | University of North Georgia women’s basketball player Stephanie Huffman has been honored by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association as an Honorable Mention All-American following a stellar senior campaign. The All-American distinction is the first-ever for the senior guard from Woodstock, Ga.
The WBCA All-American honor is the fourth consecutive for the UNG women’s basketball team as Huffman joins former teammates Mimi Hill (13-14, 1st team) and Jaymee Carnes (12-13, Honorable Mention & 11-12, 1st team) as WBCA All-American selections.
Former UNG great and Hall of Famer member Katie Williamson was also honored by the WBCA in 2005-06 as a third team selection.
Huffman, the co-Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year and first team All-PBC selection, averaged 20 points and 8.1 rebounds per game en route to leading North Georgia to its second consecutive 20-win season.
She finished her decorated career ranked eighth on the PBC’s All-Time career scoring list with 1,653 points. She has also amassed 871 career rebounds, tied for ninth on the PBC list.
Huffman, named a Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American (2nd team) earlier this year, finished her career by scoring in double figures in 39 consecutive games and is the only player in PBC history to have 1500 points, 800 rebounds, 350 assists and 100 steals.
The WBCA put 10 members on the All-America Team, with 29 players in all of NCAA Division II added in as Honorable Mentions.
Founded in 1981, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association promotes women’s basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game as a sport for women and girls. For more information on the WBCA, please visit wbca.org.