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Brittany Powell

Brittany Powell

     Powell receives All-America honorable mention
March 24, 2009

     NEW ORLEANS — Brittany Powell, a junior at Xavier University of Louisiana, received honorable mention Tuesday on the NAIA Division I All-America team in women's basketball.
     A 6-foot forward from Milwaukee, Wis., and Divine Savior Holy Angels High School, Powell averaged 11.8 points and 6.1 rebounds in 2008-09, her first season with Xavier. She was All-Gulf Coast Athletic Conference. GCAC Player of the Week and Louisiana Player of the Week.
     Powell was the only double-figure scorer on a 23-9 team that finished third in the GCAC. She also led the team in minutes (23.6 per game), field-goal percentage (.507) and free throws made (84) and was second in rebounds, blocked shots (41) and free-throw percentage (.724). She had three double-doubles, three 20-point games and was second in the conference and 27th in NAIA Division I in blocked shots. She also helped Xavier rank in the top 11 nationally in five defensive categories.
     Including her two seasons at San Jose State, Powell will enter the 2009-10 season with three-year totals of 994 points and 550 rebounds in 93 games.


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The Xavier Gold Rush and Gold Nuggets compete in Division I of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) as a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC). Xavier fields men's and women's teams in basketball, cross country and tennis.

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