by Brian DeCandia, sports information graduate assistant
MARTINEZ, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s basketball team (22-7) and head coach Maurice Smith are pleased to announce that senior guard Dominique Huffin (Tucker, Ga.) was named to the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) All-Academic Team as released by the conference.
The teams are part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field. To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team’s events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution. The Peach Belt Sports Information Directors oversee and select the teams.
Huffin garnered a 3.40 GPA in her four years at GC in health education. She was also the second leading scorer on the Bobcats, averaging 12.3 points per game and finishing with 358 on the season. Huffin shot 124-of-353 (.351) from the field and 65-of-186 (.349) from three.
Sophomore Kaila Parham (Savannah, Ga.) also received honorable mention on the 2010-11 team. Parham played in 27 games with two starts, scoring 23 points and bringing in 29 rebounds.
The women’s basketball team finished the 2010-11 season with a 22-7 overall record, while going 11-6 in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC). The Bobcats went on to win the PBC Tournament Championship and participate in the NCAA Division II National Tournament.
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