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Floyd Named A-10 Defensive Player of the Year

 

 

March 7, 2013

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va - The Atlantic 10 Conference has announced that Duquesne guard Jocelyn Floyd has been named the league's Defensive Player of the Year in voting conducted among the league's 16 head coaches.

Floyd, whose NCAA leading 133 steals is the most in the A-10 since 1988, was also named to the All-Defensive team. She became the school's all-time leader in steals after the Dukes' win at Massachusetts on Feb. 24th.

Junior Wumi Agunbiade was named First-Team All-Conference. The 2011 A-10 Rookie of the year and 2012 Second-Team All-Conference selection leads the Dukes with 12.8 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per game. Agunbiade was the A-10 Player of the Week on Jan.21st.

April Robinson has been named to the All-Rookie team. The freshman point guard was a three-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week.

Duquesne, who is seeded #5 in the 2013 Atlantic 10 Championship, will play #12 seed VCU Friday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. in the opening round of the tournament.


NOTES

  • Floyd is the second Duquesne player to win the DPOY award, joining Kristi Little who took home the honor in 2008 and 2009

  • Robinson joins Agunbiade and Orsi Szecsi (both 2011) as All-Rookie team members

  • Little was Duquesne's last First-Team All-Conference member (2009)


     

     

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