Holt Named Finalist for State Farm All-America Team

Senior one of 40 players vying for 10-member squad

March 25, 2008 · Jo Jo Freeman
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee senior Amber Holt was named a finalist for the 2008 State Farm Coaches' All-America Basketball Team on Monday, as announced by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The 40 finalists, who were chosen from the 52 regional finalists by the State Farm Coaches' All-America Team committee, are now in the running for selection to the 10-member State Farm Coaches' All-America Team.

The State Farm Coaches' All-America Basketball Team for NCAA Division I will be announced at the State Farm Coaches' All-America Team Press Conference at the Tampa Hyatt Regency on April 5, at 9:45 a.m. (ET) in Tampa, Fla.

The finalists for the award are: Kate Achter, Bowling Green, SR, G, 5-7
Matee Ajavon, Rutgers, SR, G, 5-8
Jolene Anderson, Wisconsin, SR, G, 5-8
Jayne Appel, Stanford, SO, C, 6-4
Kimberly Beck, George Washington, SR, G, 5-8
Chante Black, Duke, JR, C, 6-5
DeWanna Bonner, Auburn, JR, G/F, 6-4
Essence Carson, Rutgers, SR, G, 6-0
Tina Charles, Connecticut, SO, C, 6-3
Kristi Cirone, Illinois State, JR, G, 5-8
Sylvia Fowles, LSU, SR, C, 6-6
Devanei Hampton, California, JR, F/C, 6-3
Amber Holt, Middle Tennessee, SR, F, 6-0
Alexis Hornbuckle, Tennessee, SR, G, 5-11
Tasha Humphrey, Georgia, SR, F, 6-3
Amanda Jackson, Miami (OH), SR, G, 5-9
Crystal Kelly, Western Kentucky, SR, F, 6-3
Crystal Langhorne, Maryland, SR, C, 6-2
Erlana Larkins, North Carolina, SR, F, 6-1
Jantel Lavender, Ohio State, FR, C, 6-4
Angel McCoughtry, Louisville, JR, F, 6-1
Leilani Mitchell, Utah, SR, G, 5-5
Renee Montgomery, Connecticut, JR, G, 5-7
Maya Moore, Connecticut, FR, F, 6-0
Courtney Paris, Oklahoma, JR, C, 6-4
Candace Parker, Tennessee, SR, F, 6-4
Epiphanny Prince, Rutgers, SO, G, 5-9
LaToya Pringle, North Carolina, SR, F/C, 6-3
Andrea Riley, Oklahoma State, SO, G, 5-5
Diamond Rogers, UAB, SR, G/F, 5-11
Olayinka Sanni, West Virginia, SR, C, 6-2
Takia Starks, Texas A&M, JR, G, 5-8
Angela Tisdale, Baylor, SR, G, 5-7
Kristi Toliver, Maryland, JR, G, 5-7
Ashley Walker, California, JR, F, 6-1
Marcedes Walker, Pittsburgh, SR, C, 6-3
Khadijah Whittington, N.C. State, SR, F, 6-1
Candice Wiggins, Stanford, SR, G, 5-10
Christina Wirth, Vanderbilt, JR, G/F, 6-1
Monica Wright, Virginia, SO, G, 5-11

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About the WBCA
Founded in 1981, the WBCA promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game as a sport for women and girls. For additional information about the WBCA, please visit wbca.org.

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