Booker named Preseason All-ConferenceOctober 18, 2012
ROCK HILL, S.C.-- Mars Hill's Armeka Booker has been named to the 2012-13 SAC Women's Basketball Preseason All-Conference Team, which was released Thursday.
Booker earned second team honors. The sophomore was recognized as a member of the SAC All-Freshman Team last season after averaging 9.3 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. She recorded four double-doubles and turned in two 26-point performances, which was her season-high in scoring.
The Mars Hill women's basketball team is entering their first season under head coach Sarah Jansen. The Lions were picked to finish ninth in the SAC in the preseason coaches poll.
Mars Hill opens the regular season at Limestone on Nov. 9 at 6:00 p.m. The Lions' home opener will be against King (Tenn.) on Nov. 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Anderson paced all schools with three preseason all-conference selections. Headlining those selections was first-team guard Alissa Diaz, who averaged 14.6 points and 2.7 assists per game last season.
The complete preseason all-conference team is listed below.
2012-13 SAC Women's Basketball Preseason All-Conference Team
Kendal Baxter, Tusculum*
Whitley Culler, Lenoir-Rhyne*
Alissa Diaz, Anderson*
Haylee Lepaio, Newberry*^
Chloe Bully, Catawba^
Neicey Lewis, Newberry
Breonda Shannon, Anderson
Armeka Booker, Mars Hill^
Janitsha Williams, Wingate
April McCann, Tusculum
Micheala Watkins, Brevard
Sierra Simpson, Anderson
*2011-12 All-SAC Second Team
^2011-12 SAC All-Freshman Team