SEARCY (HardingSports.com) – Harding women's basketball senior forward Kristen Celsor was named Daktronics 3rd Team All-America and Women's Basketball Coaches Association honorable mention All-America on Tuesday.
Celsor, a native of Searcy, Ark., is the first Lady Bison player to be named All-America in the NCAA era. Angie Dugger (1993-97) and Kymm Alexander (1990-94) were both named NAIA All-America.
Celsor, who is the Great American Conference's career scoring leader, averaged 16.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and shot 51 percent from the field. She helped guide the Lady Bisons to a program-record 29 wins and a GAC regular-season title. Harding also spent nine consecutive weeks ranked in the top 10 and was ranked as high as No. 2.
Celsor is the first player in the three-year history of the GAC to earn All-America honors.
Daktronics is voted on the sports information directors and the WBCA is voted on by the coaches.