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    2011 SEC Women's Basketball Awards Announced

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference announced its 2011 women’s basketball postseason awards Tuesday, highlighted by Tennessee’s Shekinna Stricklen being named Player of the Year and Pat Summitt being named Coach of the Year.  Kentucky’s Victoria Dunlap was named Defensive Player of the Year, Vanderbilt’s Stephanie Holzer was named 6th Woman of the Year, and Tennessee’s Meighan Simmons was given Freshman of the Year honors.  Mississippi State’s Mary Kathryn Govero was named Scholar-Athlete of the Year. 

    First-team and second-team All-SEC honorees, All-Freshman team, All-Defensive team, along with Player, Coach and Freshman, Defensive Player, 6th Woman and Scholar-Athlete of the Year were chosen by the league's 12 coaches. 

    The complete 2011 SEC Women's Basketball Postseason Awards follow.

    First Team All-SEC
    Tierney Jenkins, Alabama
    Alli Smalley, Auburn
    Porsha Phillips, Georgia
    Victoria Dunlap, Kentucky
    LaSondra Barrett, LSU
    Shekinna Stricklen, Tennessee
    Glory Johnson, Tennessee
    Jence Rhoads, Vanderbilt

    Second Team All-SEC
    C’eira Ricketts, Arkansas
    Sarah Watkins, Arkansas
    Jasmine James, Georgia
    A’dia Mathies, Kentucky
    Kayla Melson, Ole Miss
    Mary Kathryn Govero, Mississippi State
    Iesia Walker, South Carolina
    Meighan Simmons, Tennessee

    All-Freshman Team
    Kaneisha Horn, Alabama
    Jaterra Bonds, Florida
    Khaalidah Miller, Georgia
    Bernisha Pinkett, Kentucky
    Valencia Mcfarland, Ole Miss
    Meighan Simmons, Tennessee
    Jasmine Lister, Vanderbilt
    Stephanie Holzer, Vanderbilt

    All-Defensive Team
    Tierney Jenkins, Alabama
    Meredith Mitchell, Georgia
    Victoria Dunlap, Kentucky
    A’dia Mathies, Kentucky
    Katherine Graham, LSU
    Glory Johnson, Tennessee

    Coach of the Year
    Pat Summitt, Tennessee

    Player of the Year
    Shekinna Stricklen, Tennessee

    Freshman of the Year
    Meighan Simmons, Tennessee

    Defensive Player of the Year
    Victoria Dunlap, Kentucky

    6th Woman of the Year
    Stephanie Holzer, Vanderbilt

    Scholar-Athlete of the Year
    Mary Kathryn Govero, Mississippi State