BRIDGEWATER – Bridgewater College junior Briana Moore has been named to the 2017-18 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 5 Women's Basketball First Team.
The Academic All-District teams are divided into eight geographic and recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the court and in the classroom. District 5 includes college and universities in Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Puerto Rico.
Moore, who was named to the All-ODAC women's basketball second team, led the Eagles and ranked fourth in the ODAC in scoring with a 16.4 average. She also added 6.2 rebounds per game from her guard spot. Moore played her best in conference games where her averages jumped to 17.8 points and 6.8 rebounds. Moore has scored in double figures in 22 of the Eagles' 25 games. She has topped the 20-point mark seven times this season, including a season-high 27 points in a road win over Virginia Wesleyan that matched her career-high.
Moore is majoring in computer science with a minor in Spanish.
Four of the six members on the Academic All-District 5 team play in the ODAC. In addition to Moore, the conference is represented by Taylor Blevins (Emory & Henry), Emily Perszyk (Washington and Lee) and Kelly Williams (Randolph-Macon). Rounding out the team are Samm Chandler (Averett) and Natalie Orr (Washington University)
First-team Academic All-District honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ballot, with first-, second- and third-team Academic All-America honorees to be announced in March.