Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks senior guard Erica Eneks has been named to the 2007-2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America All-District VI Women's Basketball Second Team, announced by district coordinator Mark Bechenbach Wednesday.
The 5-foot-7 shooting guard from Mountainburg, Ark., is among the nation’s top scorers, ranking 19th in NCAA III in points per game (19.5). She is 38th in NCAA III in three-pointers per game (2.5). She currently leads the American Southwest Conference in scoring and ranks ninth in three-point percentage (34.6%). The durable Eneks has consistently been among the ASC’s top five leaders in minutes per game and is hitting 71 percent from the free throw line while averaging 1.8 steals per game.
Eneks continues to climb the record books at Ozarks, and now ranks fifth in career points with 1,341. She has hit 163 career three-pointers, 11 shy of tying the school’s all-time mark of 175.
Eneks was All-Conference her sophomore and junior season. She was named to the All-ASC East Division Defensive Team as a junior. She is the first Ozarks women’s basketball player to receive the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America honors.
She is majoring Sociology/Environmental Studies and has been a member of the ASC All-Academic Team for two seasons.
ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI Women’s Basketball Team for the college division recognizes outstanding NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, and NAIA student-athletes from the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. To be eligible for Academic All-America honors, student-athletes must be a starter with legitimate athletic achievements and maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for her career.
She is a graduate of Mountainburg High School where she was a two-time All-State performer and four-time All-Conference performer.