UConn’s Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Stefanie Dolson have been named to the 2012-13 United States Basketball Writers Association All-American team.
Brittney Griner became the ninth three-time honoree and was joined by four other repeaters; Delaware’s Elena Delle Donne, Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins, Maryland’s Alyssa Thomas and Baylor’s Odyssey Sims also made the team.
In addition, Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike and Texas A&M’s Kelsey Bone are on the team. Bone, a junior, declared for the WNBA draft on Wednesday,
Diggins, Dolson and Mosqueda-Lewis will be the only honorees participating in the Women’s Final Four at the New Orleans Arena in Louisiana this weekend.
The USBWA Women’s All-America Team is the nation’s best ten players, regardless of position, as selected by the USBWA membership based on regular-season performance. These ten standouts are finalists for the USBWA’s Ann Meyers Drysdale Award as national player of the year, which will be announced Sunday at the New Orleans Sports Arena prior to the start of the NCAA semifinals.
Following is the complete 2012-13 USBWA Women’s All-America Team:
Kelsey Bone, Texas A&M, C, 6-4, Jr., Houston, Texas
Elena Delle Donne, Delaware, G/F, 6-5, Sr., Wilmington, Del.
Skylar Diggins, Notre Dame, G, 5-9, Sr., South Bend, Ind.
Stefanie Dolson, Connecticut, C, 6-5, Jr., Port Jervis, N.Y.
Brittney Griner, Baylor, C, 6-8, Sr., Houston, Texas
Maggie Lucas, Penn State, G, 5-10, Jr., Narberth, Pa.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Connecticut, F, 6-0, So., Anaheim Hills, Calif.
Chiney Ogwumike, Stanford, F, 6-3, Jr., Cypress, Texas
Odyssey Sims, Baylor, G, 5-9, Jr., Irving, Texas
Alyssa Thomas, Maryland, F, 6-2, Jr., Harrisburg, Pa.