Charlotte, N.C. – The Big South Conference has announced the 2017-18 Big South Women’s Basketball All-Conference selections as voted on by the head coaches. Four different Blue Hose players were honored by the Big South, including Cortney Storey being named All-Big South First Team. She is the first First-Team selection for PC since moving to the Division I level and joining the Big South. Kacie Hall was named All-Big South Honorable Mention while Tess Santos was named to the Big South All-Freshman Team and Janie Miles was named Big South Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Storey finished the regular season as the conference’s leading scorer at 15.9 points. She also led the way in assists at 6.0 per game and in minutes played at 38.9 per game. Nationally she ranks third in minutes per game at 38.9, No. 21 in assists per game with 6.0 and No. 23 in total assists at 173. She has set school single season records in points at 460, points per game at 15.9, field goals made at 151, free throws made at 126 and attempted at 152. Her 173 assists and 6.0 assists per game are also school records. She has 10 games this season with 20 or more points including four with over 25 and the school’s first ever 30-point performance in the Division I era. Against Winthrop on January 23 she recorded a career high and school record 14 assists. In the High Point game on February 17 she made a program best 11 field goals. She is one of 11 players in Big South history to score 1,000 points, 500 assists and 200 steals over the course of a career, she has 1,335 points, 519 assists and 221 steals.

Hall finished her sophomore regular season having played in all 29 games including starting in 28 as the team’s second leading scorer at 11.1 points per game. She also averaged 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals per contest. She finished the season with 16 double figure efforts including four of 20-plus. She achieved her career high of 23 on two occasions, versus Campbell and at Charleston Southern. She was one of two three-point sharp shooters for the Blue Hose finishing with 61 made three pointers. In conference play she made 46 which led the Big South in three-point makes. She finished with three-plus three pointers made on 11 occasions and PC was 8-3 in those games.

Santos played in 27 games starting 17 in her freshman campaign. She finished the season with a line of 3.6 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.5 blocks per game. She had a season high of 19 points versus Liberty on January 2. She went 5-5 from the floor and 3-3 from three as well as 6-6 from the charity stripe. She is the sixth Blue Hose player to be named to the Big South All-Freshman team and first since Taylor Petty in 2015-16.

Miles has been named the Big South Scholar Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row, she is also currently in the running for CoSIDA Academic All-America for the second year in a row. The Biology major has had her best season statistically as she scored 10.0 points per game and leads the team with 4.6 rebounds per game. Miles also leads the way with a 38.9-percent mark from three and 63 three pointers made. 41 of her 63 three pointers have come in Big South play, the third most. She also averages 2.2 assists per game. She has scored in double figures 16 times this season with her season high of 19 coming at Charleston Southern.

The four players honored by the Big South this season is the most player’s PC has had honored since moving to the Division I level and joining the Big South. The Blue Hose had had three honored before following the 2015-16 season.

First-Team All-Conference

Keyen Green, F, Soph., Liberty

Cortney Storey, G, Sr., Presbyterian

Janayla White, F, Sr., Radford

Bronaza Fitzgerald, C, Sr., UNC Asheville

Emma Bockrath, G, Jr., High Point

 

Second-Team All-Conference

Jayda Worthy, F, Sr., Radford

Khaila Webb, G, Sr., UNC Asheville

Summer Price, G, Sr., Campbell

Alexus Hill, G, Sr., Gardner-Webb

Tierra Huntsman, G, R-Sr., Gardner-Webb

 

Honorable Mention All-Conference

Autumn Childress, G, Sr., Longwood

Destinee Walker, G, Jr., Radford

KK Barbour, F, Jr., Liberty

MaKala Rouse, G, Sr., Campbell

Kacie Hall, G, Soph., Presbyterian

 

All-Freshman Team

Ashtyn Baker, G, Fr., Liberty

Anika Riley, G, Fr., Winthrop

Ashlyn Hampton, F, Fr., Campbell

Kyra Davis, F, Fr., Campbell

Tess Santos, F, Fr., Presbyterian

 

All-Academic Team

Sarah Smith, F, Sr., Campbell

Anna Webster, G, Soph., Charleston Southern

Carley Plentovich, G, Soph., Gardner-Webb

Lindsey Edwards, G/F, Jr., High Point

Molly Reagan, F/C, Jr., Liberty

Kate Spradlin, G, Soph., Longwood

Janie Miles, G, Sr., Presbyterian

Jen Falconer, G, Jr., Radford

Tiffany Wilson, F, Jr., UNC Asheville

Noell Kellers, G, Jr., Winthrop

 

Player of the Year

Keyen Green, F, Soph., Liberty

 

Freshman of the Year

Ashtyn Baker, F, Liberty

 

Defensive Player of the Year

Jayda Worthy, F, Sr., Radford

 

Coach of the Year

Mike McGuire, Radford

 

Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Janie Miles, G, Sr., Presbyterian