Council Earns Second Team NAIA All-American, Brewer Named Honorable Mention

Wed, 03/21/2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Loyola University New Orleans senior Keiva Council was one of 10 selected to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Second Team for women’s basketball, the Association announced Wednesday. Her teammate, sophomore Jasmine Brewer, was named Honorable Mention. Council is the second second-team honoree in program history and the first since Trenese Smith in 2007-08. Brewer joins LU’s list of five other NAIA All-American Honorable Mention selections including Council who garnered the honor a year ago.

Council had a banner senior season for Loyola where she led the team in points (23.1 ppg), assist (3.5 apg), and steals (2.2 spg). She is also second in the NAIA in points per game (23.1 ppg) and fourth in total scoring (669). The WBCA All-American also finished the season breaking Loyola’s single game points record where she recorded 48 points against Northwestern State on Nov. 25. She is the only player in Loyola’s history to score 40 or more points twice this season as she recorded 41 points versus Brewton-Parker on Jan. 6. Council now ranks third on the Wolfpack’s career scoring list with 1,844 total points and currently holds the record for an individual season scoring average with her 23.1 points per game.

Brewer finished up her sophomore season ranking fifth in the NAIA in field goal percentage (56.3 percent). She led the Wolfpack in rebounds as well as double-doubles this year, recording 216 rebounds (7.4 rpg) and seven double-doubles. The SSAC All-Conference honoree also scored a season-high 26 points twice this season once against the University of Mobile and the other versus the University of New Orleans.

Council, Brewer, and the rest of the Wolfpack finished the 2011-12 season in grand fashion making it to the NAIA National Championship with an impressive 23-6 overall record. The 79.3 winning percentage marks the second best winning percentage in the program’s history.

2012 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball All-Americans

FIRST TEAM
Amber Williams, Azusa Pacific, C, Sr.
Regena Jackson, Belhaven, G, Sr.
Lauren Wombles, Cumberlands, F, Sr.
Natalie Shumpert, Freed-Hardeman, Jr.
Jasmine Stohr, Lewis-Clark, G, Sr.
Ashley Rainey, Lindsey Wilson, F, Jr.
Dietra Caldwell, Oklahoma City, G, Sr.
Abby Ballman, Shawnee State, G, Sr.
Lavanda Ross, Union, G, Sr.
Tugce Canitez, Westmont, F, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
Briana Hall, Azusa Pacific, G, Sr.
Jana Roney, Bethel, P/F, Sr.
Kimberly Jones, Langson, C, Sr.
Hollie German, Lee, G, So.
Keiva Council, Loyola, G, Sr.
Kelsey Canavan, Lubbock Christian, P, Jr.
Vee Young, Martin Methodist, F, Sr.
Marissa Young, Saint Xavier, G, Sr.
Logan Martin, Southern Nazarene, G, Sr.
Paige Halber, Vanguard, G, Sr.

THIRD TEAM
Victoria Murillo, Avila, G, Sr.
Heather English, Columbia, G, So.
Maria Bagwell, Freed-Hardeman, F, Jr.
Florida Siaosi, Graceland, F, Jr.
Hayley Pettit, Montana Western, C, Jr.
Lauren Gober, Oklahoma City, F, Jr.
Danielle Tolbert, Olivet Nazarene, G, Jr.
Nyla Bailey, Point Loma, F, Jr.
Nicole Yazzie, Westminster, G, Jr.

HONORABLE MENTION
Charrise Reece, Biola
Mackenzie Lee, Campbellsville
Courtney Clifton, Campbellsville
Aneshia Starks, Culver-Stockton
Casie Cowan, Cumberland
Jade Howard, Cumberlands
Jazzmine Smith, Dillard
Kaylyn Young, Emmanuel
Kara Blankenship, Evangel
Brittney Carter, Faulkner
Jenay Herring, Fresno Pacific
Andrea Howard, Georgetown
Ashley Wilson, Hannibal-LaGrange
Marsharae Brown, Jarvis Christian
Shontice Simmons, Langston
Angela Spann, Lee
Kirsi Voshell, Lewis-Clark
Jasmine Brewer, Loyola
Sharde Henry, LSU Shreveport
Emily Atkins, Lubbock Christian
Nicole Hampton, Lubbock Christian
Lauren Ramsey, Lyon
Phagen Altom, Lyon
Daria Sprew, MidAmerica Nazarene
Stephanie Malone, Mid-Continent
Alice Honnery, Mobile
Laramie Schwenke, Montana State-Northern
Shanique Campbell, Morris
Audrey Richmond, Northwestern Oklahoma State
Tiffany Goldwire, Oklahoma City
Stacey Darnley, Our Lady of the Lake
Sarah Rogers, Robert Morris
Allison Blake, Rocky Moutain
Sierra Cornwell, Rogers State
Morgan Stuut, Saint Xavier
Brittany Daniel, San Diego Christian
Alannah Sheets, Shawnee State
Kelly Stewart, Southern - New Orleans
Oumoul Thiam, Southern Nazarene
Janea Howard, St. Catharine
Katie Gonnering, St. Francis
Ebony Richardson, Talladega
Victoria Jones, Tougaloo
LeTesa McLaughlin, Union
Esther Timmermans, Vanguard
Kierra Patterson, Voorhees
Cydney Tibbitts, Westminster
Lisa Peterson, Westmont
Sharron Andrews, William Woods
Keldra Hall, Xavier

PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Lavanda Ross, Union
COACH OF THE YEAR – Rob Edmission, Oklahoma City

 

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