Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks junior guard April Young and junior center Sabrina Goddard were named to the 2010-2011 Capital One Academic All-America Women's Basketball All-District VI Team, it was announced by the College of Sports Information Directors of America Thursday.
Young, a 5-foot-6 native of Deer, Ark., was named to the All-District First Team, while Goddard, a 6-foot-1 native of Stroud, Okla., earned a spot on the All-District Second Team.
Young is among the top three-point shooters in the American Southwest Conference, hitting 46-of-107 (43%), just more than two per game. Young ranks second in three-point makes (46) and is 24th in scoring (10.8). She is fourth in the ASC in assists (3.3) per game. Young has started in all 21 games this season and is the team-leader in three-pointers, and is second in scoring and assists. She has made a three-pointer in all but two games this season, and has hit two or more three-pointers 15 times. Young earned a spot on the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team last year and was a member of the ASC All-Conference Team.
Goddard ranks seventh in the ASC in scoring (15.1) and rebounding (8.2), and second in blocks (3.0). Goddard has been a starter in all 21 games, and is the team leader in the aforementioned categories. She has reached double figures 18 times and has posted five double-doubles this season. Goddard scored 34 points in an upset against Howard Payne and has grabbed 15 rebounds twice this year. She blocked seven shots against Ecclesia College. She has been awarded ASC Player of the Week three times this season and is a two-time All-Conference player.
A biology major, Goddard is a two-time member of the ASC All-Academic Team.
Young and Goddard were the only women’s basketball players honored from the ASC.
The Capital One Academic All-District VI Women’s Basketball Team, formerly known as the ESPN Academic All-District 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.