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HAMLIN NATIVE CHRISTOFFERSON NAMED TO ALL-REGION SQUAD


(Ames) Iowa State junior Hallie Christofferson was named a WBCA All-Region 5 nominee for the 2012 Division I Coaches’ All-America Team Thursday. Christofferson was one of seven players selected from the region.

 

Christofferson, a forward from Hamlin, Iowa, had a breakout season for the Cyclones, leading the team in scoring with 15.6 points per game. She also averaged 6.6 rebounds and was one of the nation’s top shooters at 52.4 percent from the field. Christofferson is also among the top free throw shooters in the country at 86.7 percent from the charity stripe. She is the only player ranked among the top-25 of both the field goal and free throw percentage charts.

 

Christofferson scored in double figures in 26 of Iowa State’s 31 games, including 11 games with 20 or more points. She posted seven double-doubles and shot better than 50 percent from the field in 20 games en route to being a unanimous selection to the All-Big 12 First Team.

 

The selection committee will determine the 10-member WBCA Division I Coaches’ All-America Team.

 

Region 5

Brittney Griner, Baylor

Odyssey Sims, Baylor

Hallie Christofferson, Iowa State

Brittany Chambers, Kansas State

Toni Young, Oklahoma State

Angel Goodrich, Kansas

Aaryn Ellenberg, Oklahoma