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Brown Named Academic All-District

Sophomore carries a 3.97 GPA in Accounting

February 7, 2008 · MT Media Relations

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee sophomore Brandi Brown was one of 15 players recognized for academic and athletic performance as part of the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team, as announced on Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Brown is a Third Team selection from District IV, which is comprised of schools in Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio and Michigan. The Middle Tennessee sophomore has a 3.97 grade-point-average in Accounting and was a Sun Belt Commissioner's List honoree in 2006-07 after posting a perfect 4.0 GPA.

Brown has played in 15 games this season for the Blue Raiders, averaging 7.7 points and 2.9 rebounds per outing. She hits 39 percent of her 3-point attempts, ranking second on the club. The Jamestown, Tenn., native missed eight games from January 3-26 after breaking her hand in practice.

Middle Tennessee takes on Florida International in Miami on Saturday at 4:15 p.m. CT. The Blue Raiders return home for a pair of games next week, taking on South Alabama Thursday, Feb. 14, at 5:30 p.m. and then hosting rival Western Kentucky on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m.

District IV
First Team

Candace Parker, Tennessee, JR, Naperville, Ill., 3.35 GPA, Sport Management
Lauren Kohn, Ohio Univ., SR, Adrian, Mich., 3.82 GPA, Communications and Public Advocacy
Chelsea Crowning, Kentucky, JR, Berea, Ky., 4.0 GPA, Pharmacy
Whitney Lewis, Wright State, SR, Lynchburg, Ohio, 3.97 GPA, Human Factors Psychology
Nicky Anosike, Tennessee, SR, Staten Island, N.Y., 3.77 GPA, Sociology/Criminal Justice/Political Science/Legal Studies

Second Team
Amber Guffey, Murray State, JR, Albany, Ky., 3.97 GPA, Physical Education and Health
Jill Stephens, Cincinnati, JR, Mineral Wells, W.Va., 3.95 GPA, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Lauren Brandon, Youngstown State, SR, Cincinnati, Ohio, 3.93 GPA, Special Education
Jessica Pike, Oakland Univ., JR., Clawson, Mich., 3.93 GPA, Wellness/Health/Injury Prevention
Karah Cloxton, Dayton, SR, Winfield, W.Va., 3.95 GPA, Exercise Science & Fitness Management

Third Team
Alyssa DeHaan, Michigan State, SO, Grandville, Mich., 3.38 GPA, Pre-Med
Brandi Brown, Middle Tennessee, SO, Jamestown, Tenn., 3.97 GPA, Accounting
Christina Wirth, Vanderbilt, JR, Mesa, Ariz., 3.52 GPA, Human & Organizational Development
Paige Guffey, Murray State, JR, Albany, Ky., 3.97 GPA, Physical Education and Health
Brooke Sunday, Belmont, SR, Sparta, Tenn., 3.70 GPA, Social Work

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