WINCHESTER, Va. - Bridgewater senior Briana Moore added another honor to her long list of accolades when she was selected to the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) College Division Women's Basketball All-State First Team.
Moore finished her playing career with 1,419 points to rank No. 5 on the program's all-time scoring list. As a senior, she averaged 16.9 points per game. Moore ranked eighth in the nation in three-point shooting percentage, making 45.3 percent of her shots from beyond the arc during her senior season.
In addition to the VaSID first-team honor, Moore was first-team All-ODAC, third-team All-South Region by D3hoops.com and first-team All-State by the Richmond Times-Dispatch. She was also a finalist for the prestigious Jostens Trophy.
Moore also excelled in the classroom during her career. She is a two-time Academic All-American First Team selection and this past season she was named the ODAC Women's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Southern Virginia's Katie Garrish was named the State Player of the Year. Garrish, a second-team All-America pick, led the nation in double-doubles with 22 and blocked shots with 3.5 per game. She was the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year.
Mary Baldwin's Leah Calhoun was chosen as the State Rookie of the Year. Calhoun, the USA South Conference Rookie of the Year, averaged 17.3 points a game.
Bill Broderick, head coach at Christopher Newport, is the State Coach of the Year. The CAC Coach of the Year led the Captains to the conference title and a trip to NCAA Round of 16 for the fourth consecutive season.
The VaSID All-State teams are selected by sports information directors of member institutions of the Virginia Sports Information Directors across the Commonwealth of Virginia. VaSID, founded in 1983, selects teams in two divisions (University and College) for 12 sports and three single-division teams in addition to Academic All-State teams across all sports.
VaSID All-State First Team
Katie Garrish, Southern Virginia University
Jayla Harris, Virginia Wesleyan University
Tyler Blevins, Emory & Henry College
Katie McShea, Marymount University
Briana Moore, Bridgewater College
VaSID All-State Second Team
Leah Calhoun, Mary Baldwin University
Brooke Carthon, Averett University
Taylor Casey, Washington and Lee University
Kiana Kirkland, Christopher Newport University
Molly Shephard, University of Lynchburg