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Three WBC Lady Eagles receive All-AMC honors

WALNUT RIDGE, AR (WBC) - The Williams Baptist College Lady Eagle basketball team had three players recognized for AMC honors.  Courtney Sublett and Kala Tyus received 1st Team All-Conference while Jessica Shepard received Honorable Mention All-Conference.  Five players were named to the Academic All-Conference team. 

Courtney Sublett is a senior guard from Highland, Arkansas. She finished her career with over 1,000 points and a career average of 12 points per game. She is the daughter of daughter of Dennis and Leigh Ann Sublett of Highland.

Kala Tyus is a junior forward from Maury City, Tennessee. She led the Lady Eagles averaging 13 points and 5 rebounds per game. Kala is the daughter of Donald and June Tyus of Maury City.

Junior guard Jessica Shepard received AMC Honorable Mention All-Conference.  Jessica finished the season averaging 10 points per game and has scored 1307 career points.  Jessica is from Leachville, Arkansas and is the daughter of Patrick Shephard and Sherrie Shephard of Leachville.

Bethany Oakley, Olivia Orf, Jessica Shepard, Courtney Sublett, and Kim Sutterfield were all named to the Academic All-Conference Team. To receive this honor an individual must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

The Lady Eagles finished the season with a 20-10 record and placed fifth in the American Midwest Conference.

Williams is a four-year, liberal arts college at Walnut Ridge. The Eagles compete in the American Midwest Conference of the NAIA.

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