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Xavier's Powell selected to All-Louisiana second team
April 2, 2010

     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana's Brittany Powell, no stranger to postseason honors, picked up another late Friday when she was named to the All-Louisiana collegiate women's basketball second team.
     Powell, a 6-foot senior forward/center from Milwaukee and a graduate of Divine Savior Holy Angels High School, is Xavier's first All-Louisiana second-team selection in women's basketball since Cassee Davis in 1997-98. Powell was honorable mention a year ago.
     Powell led the Gold Nuggets with 14.7 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.3 blocked shots per game this season and was the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Xavier finished 28-6, won GCAC regular-season and tournament championships and earned a berth in the NAIA Division I National Championship. The Nuggets entered the national tournament with a 21-game win streak, the second longest in the Nuggets' history.
     Xavier's Bo Browder finished fourth in the voting for Coach of the Year. Tulane's Lisa Stockton won that award.
     A Louisiana Sports Writers Association panel selected the team.

2009-10 LSWA All-Louisiana Women's Basketball Team
First Team
Allison Hightower, LSU
Shanavia Dowdell, Louisiana Tech
Chassidy Brown, Tulane
Ricshanda Bickham, Nicholls State
Adrienne Johnson, Louisiana Tech
Second Team
Brittany Powell, Xavier
Tillisha Givens, Louisiana College
Trenese Smith, Loyola
LaSondra Barrett, LSU
Hannah Kador, Southern
Third Team
Danielle Nunn, Tulane
Brittiany Houston, Northwestern State
Mercedes Johnson, Louisiana-Lafayette
Brittany Helm, New Orleans
Sharday Cotton, LSU-Shreveport

Player of the Year:   Allison Hightower, LSU
Newcomer of the Year:   Ricshanda Bickham, Nicholls State
Freshman of the Year:   Alisha Allen, Nicholls State
Coach of the Year:   Lisa Stockton, Tulane

Honorable Mention:   Kendra Wells, McNeese State; Alexis Green, Louisiana-Lafayette; Tiffany Aidoo, Tulane; Freda Allen, Southern; Trudy Armstead, Northwestern State; Katherine Graham, LSU; Alisha Allen, Nicholls State.

Brittany Powell's awards in 2009-10
HBCU Division II National Player of the Year in the Heritage Sports Radio Network fan poll
NAIA State Farm Coaches' All-America honorable mention
NAIA Division I All-America honorable mention
All-Louisiana second team
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Year
All-Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
GCAC Player of the Week three times
Louisiana Player of the Week twice
NAIA Division I National Player of the Week
Allstate Sugar Bowl Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the Month for January
Four-time HBCU Division II National Player of the Week in the Heritage Sports Radio Network fan poll

 

 
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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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