DEZIREE GREEN NAMED TO SOUTHLAND ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM FOR THIRD TIME

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi senior guard Deziree Green received another academic accolade on Tuesday when she was named to the Southland All-Academic First Team for the third time in her career. She is the first Islander to be named to the team three times in her career.

Green, a 5-10 senior from Houston recently finished her Islander career by helping her team to its most successful season in school history. The Islanders won a school-record 25 games and reached the semifinals of the Women's Basketball Invitational.

Green averaged 7.8 points per game and 7.0 rebounds per contest during the season.She finished the season fifth on the team in scoring and second in rebounds.

In addition to her Southland honors, Green has also been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Region VI Second Team twice in her career. She currently holds a 3.5 GPA in Kinesiology and has excelled in the classroom throughout her Islander career.

First Team

Name

University

Class

Hometown

GPA

Major

Brittany Brooks^

Sam Houston State

Sr.

Spring, Texas

3.34

General Business

Ashley Crawford*

Lamar

Gr.

Dallas, Texas

3.95

Kinesiology

Deziree Green* 3

A&M-Corpus Christi

Sr.

Houston, Texas

3.50

Kinesiology

Anna Cate Williams* 2

Northwestern State

Sr.

Many, La.

3.84

Health & Physical Ed.

Lyndzee Greene2

Northwestern State

Sr.

Dry Creek, La.

3.74

Hospitality, Mgmt. & Tourism

Second Team

Name

University

Class

Hometown

GPA

Major

Whitney York

UTSA

So.

Bryan, Texas

3.12

Management

Kalis Loyd

Lamar

So.

Malmoe, Sweden

3.22

General Studies

Ray Alexander

Sam Houston State

Sr.

Dallas, Texas

3.00

Health

Kiara Johnson

McNeese State

Jr.

Monroe, La.

3.11

Childhood Education

Jasmine Hoskins

Nicholls

So.

Houston, Texas

3.55

Nursing



^Student-Athlete of the Year

* CoSIDA All-Academic Team District VI

2 Two-time All-Academic Selection

3 Three-time All-Academic Selection