Clark picked as an Honorable Mention Coaches' All-American

One of 30 national players to be recognized

April 4, 2009 · Athletic Communications

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Middle Tennessee junior forward Alysha Clark was one of 30 national players selected as an Honorable Mention All-American choice on the State Farm Coaches' Team it was announced by the Women's Basketball Coaches' Association Saturday at the Final Four in St. Louis, Mo.

Clark was the only honoree among the 40 finalists for the All-American Team from Region 4. A 10-player All-American Team was chosen with the other 30 candidates presented with Honorable Mention accolades.

The Mt. Juliet, Tenn., native previously collected All-American honors from CBSSports.com (Second Team) and the Associated Press (Third Team) this season. She led the nation in scoring at 27.5 ppg and helped guide the Blue Raiders to their 12th NCAA appearance in school history behind a 28-6 record.

2009 State Farm Coaches' All-American Team
Name Institution Year
Jayne Appel Stanford Jr.
DeWanna Bonner Auburn Sr.
Tina Charles Connecticut Jr.
Marissa Coleman Maryland Sr.
Jantel Lavender Ohio State So.
Angel McCoughtry Louisville Sr.
Renee Montgomery Connecticut Sr.
Maya Moore Connecticut So.
Courtney Paris Oklahoma Sr.
Kristi Toliver Maryland Sr.

2009 State Farm Coaches' All-American Team (Honorable Mention)
Name Institution Year
Alysha Clark Middle Tennessee Jr.
Whitney Boddie Auburn Sr.
Sha Brooks Florida Sr.
Kristi Cirone Illinois State Sr.
Siarre Evans ETSU Jr.
Danielle Gant Texas A&M Sr.
Allison Hightower Louisiana State Jr.
Ashley Houts Georgia Jr.
Briann January Arizona State Sr.
Shalee Lehning Kansas State Sr.
Lyndra Littles Virginia Sr.
Rashanda McCants North Carolina Sr.
Danielle McCray Kansas Jr.
Jené Morris San Diego State Jr.
Deirdre Naughton DePaul Jr.
Ta'Shia Phillips Xavier So.
Rachel Porath Green Bay Sr.
Epiphanny Prince Rutgers Jr.
Takia Starks Texas A&M Sr.
Courtney Vandersloot Gonzaga So.
Kia Vaughn Rutgers Sr.
Ashley Walker California Sr.
Morgan Warburton Utah Sr.
Natasha Williams DePaul Sr.
Danielle Wilson Baylor Jr.
Christina Wirth Vanderbilt Sr.
Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton Purdue Sr.
Monica Wright Virginia Jr.
Shavonte Zellous Pittsburgh Sr.

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