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Moore A Finalist For Prestigious Josten's Trophy

Briana Moore is a finalist for the 2019 Jostens Trophy

SALEM, Va. - Bridgewater College senior Briana Moore is one of 10 finalists for the 2019 Jostens Trophy.

The Jostens Trophy is awarded to the outstanding NCAA Division III men's and women's basketball players who excel on the court, in the classroom, and in the community.  This season marks the 22nd presentation of the awards, with the inaugural trophies bestowed in 1998.

The Rotary Club of Salem is responsible for the initial review of nominations and narrowed the collection of candidates over the past two weeks. The Club's Jostens Trophy Committee employs a numerical rating system in determining the lists of finalists. The system ensures an objective process thru the first round of vetting. The 20 finalists continue thru the review process, with a national selection committee of 30 or more individuals charged with determining the two winners of the 2019 Jostens Trophy honors.

Moore, a 2019 first-team All-ODAC selection, led the Eagles and ranked second in the conference in scoring with a 16.9 average. She made 45.3 percent of her 3-point attempts to rank eighth in the nation. The Eagles' senior finished her career with 1,419 points, fifth-best in Bridgewater women's basketball history.

Moore, a 2018 first-team CoSIDA Academic All-American, carries a 4.0 grade point average in the classroom. Moore is majoring in computer science with a minor in Spanish.

The 10 finalists for the women's Jostens Trophy include: Lauren Bondi (Smith College), Emma Dorshimer (Gettysburg College), Hillary Hellmann (Case Reserve Western University), Maya Howard (DePauw University), Briana Moore (Bridgewater College), Hannah Neild (Gallaudet University), Victoria Pena (University of Texas-Dallas), Hannah Spaulding (University of St. Thomas), Madison Temple (Thomas More College) and Jess Vormelker (Thiel College).