March 11, 2011

Jordan Named to Daktronics Southeast Region First Team

STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Senior Chimere Jordan (Gray, Ga.) continues to rack up the postseason hardware, now grabbing Daktronics Division II Southeast Region First Team honors.

The Peach Belt Tournament (PBC) Most Valuable Player was selected to the team based on votes by the region’s Sports Information Directors.

Jordan is the second leading scorer in all of Division II women’s basketball, putting in 21.4 points per game. The senior guard helps on the boards with 8.1 per contest, and ranks 15th in the country in steals per game at 3.1.

Joining Jordan on the first team are three other PBC student-athletes, along with Daktronics Southeast Region Player of the Year Jasmine Gunn of Tusculum College. 

Shannon McKever of Lander University, Shannon Singleton-Bates of Francis Marion University and Teshymia Tillman of Clayton State University joined Jordan on the first team.

Rounding out the second team was Tanisha Woodard of Clayton State, Jasmine Judge of Lander, Dana Hicks of Catawba College, Jamila Johnson of Barton College and Jasmine Whitby of Mount Olive College.

The Bobcats are in action at the NCAA Southeast Regional Tournament today, March 11 at 8 p.m., taking on Barton College at Clayton State University.

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