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Jaterra Bonds was named to the AP All-SEC Second Team

Tuesday March 18, 2014Jaterra Bonds Recognized with AP All-SEC Honor

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.

Jaterra Bonds was named to the AP All-SEC Second Team

Florida senior Jaterra Bonds (Gainesville, Fla.) was recognized by the Associated Press, which released its All-Southeastern Conference postseason awards on Tuesday.

 

Bonds was honored to the organization’s All-SEC Second Team after leading the Gators to a fifth-place finish in the final regular-season standings.

 

Bonds has been doing it all in her final collegiate season. She leads the Gators in:

·         Scoring (15.6 ppg),

·         Assists (4.3 apg),

·         Made free throws (163) and

·         Free throw attempts (198),

·         While hitting 44.9 percent of her shots from the floor, 82.3 percent from the free throw line and collecting 1.4 steals.

 

Florida (19-12) earned the No. 11 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will play No. 6 seed Dayton (23-7) on Sun., March 23 at 3 p.m. ET, in University Park, Pa.

 

The AP has been selecting postseason honors in the SEC since 1997. 

 

 

Complete Listing of AP All-SEC Awards:

 

FIRST TEAM

u-Tiffany Mitchell, South Carolina, G, 5-9, So.

Isabelle Harrison, Tennessee, C, 6-3, Jr.

Meighan Simmons, Tennessee, G, 5-9, Sr.

Courtney Walker, Texas A&M, G, 5-8, So.

t-Martha Alwal, Mississippi State, C, 6-4, Jr.

t-Christina Foggie, Vanderbilt, G, 5-9, Sr.

t-Tia Faleru, Mississippi, F, 6-1, Jr.

 

SECOND TEAM

Theresa Plaisance, LSU, F, 6-5, Sr.

Bri Kulas, Missouri, F, 6-1, Sr.

Aleighsa Welch, South Carolina, F, 6-0, Jr.

Jaterra Bonds, Florida, G, 5-7, Sr.

Tyrese Tanner, Auburn, G-F, 6-1, Sr.

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Shacobia Barbee, Georgia, G-F, 5-10, So.

Alaina Coates, South Carolina, C, 6-4, Fr.

Jessica Jackson, Arkansas, F, 6-3, Fr.

Valencia McFarland, Mississippi, G, 5-4, Sr.

Jennifer O'Neill, Kentucky, G, 5-6, Jr.

DeNesha Stallworth, Kentucky, F, 6-3, Sr.

 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:  Meighan Simmons, Tennessee

COACH OF THE YEAR: u-Dawn Staley, South Carolina

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Alaina Coates, South Carolina

 

U – unanimous

T – tie 

 

 

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