Clarksville, Ark.-Three University of the Ozarks women's basketball players received recognition from the American Southwest Conference, it was announced Wednesday by ASC Media Relations Director Greg Weghorst.
Senior center Sabrina Goddard was voted to the ASC All-East Division First Team. Senior guards April Young and Lacey Phillips were named to the ASC All-East Division Second Team. Senior forward Ashley Teague was voted the ASC East Division co-Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year.
Goddard, a 6-foot-1 native of Stroud, Okla., finished third in the conference in scoring (16.0), eighth in rebounding (7.3) and second in blocked shots (2.0). Goddard posted five double-doubles during the season and led the team in scoring and rebounding 14 times. She scored a career-high 39 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a win against Hardin-Simmons University December 2. She reached double figures in scoring 21 times. She was voted ASC Player of the Week once this season. Goddard finishes her career ranked sixth at Ozarks in points (1,350), seventh in rebounding (683) and recorded 197 blocked shots. She is a three-time All-Conference performer and was a member of the Capital One Academic All-District Team her junior season. She is a three-time member of the ASC All-Academic Team.
Young, a 5-foot-7 native of Deer, ranked tenth in the ASC in scoring (13.8) and led the conference in three-point shots per game (2.4). She hit 62-of-202 from the three-point line, both team-highs, and made a three-pointer in all but one game this season, including a season-high six against Texas-Tyler. She scored a season-high 25 points against Hendrix College in the opening game of the year. She earned ASC Player of the Week honors once this season. Young owns the school record with 192 career three-pointers, and for her career, she has 1,161 points, 206 assists and 426 rebounds. She was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team her junior and senior season and was voted to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team her sophomore season. Young was voted to the national Capital One Academic All-America Second Team February 22. She is a three-time All-Conference player and a three-time member of the ASC All-Academic Team.
Phillips, a 5-foot-8 native of Clarksville, led the ASC in assists (5.7) and ranked tenth in NCAA III in that category. She led the ASC in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.8) and was eighth in the ASC in free throw percentage (81.3%), hitting 61-of-75 at the charity stripe. In 26 starts, she averaged 9.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game. Phillips set a new single season school record this season in assists (148). For her career, she scored 705 points, grabbed 303 rebounds and dished out 313 assists, fourth-most in program history. She earned ASC Player of the Week honors once this season. She is a three-time All-Conference player and was on the ASC All-Freshman Team.
Teague, from Lavaca, averaged 5.0 points and 3.6 rebounds per game. She is a three-time member of the ASC All-Academic Team.