Redlands player earns preseason honor

Junior forward Courtney Carroll of the University of Redlands women’s basketball program garnered D3hoops.com Preseason All-America honors. She is the sole representative from the West Coast on the five-woman First Team.

Following the 2009-10 season, Carroll landed on the D3hoops.com All-America Third Team for her impressive contributions during the Bulldogs’ historical run, which included winning the regular-season and postseason tournament titles before advancing to the NCAA Championships for the first time in school history.

During 28 games played last season, she led the team with 18 points and 9.2 rebounds per game while boasting double-doubles in half of the contests. She broke the Redlands record for blocks in a season with 45, surpassing the previous mark by eight. Overall, she knocked down 81.8% of her free throws, going 148-for-181 at the line. Carroll also contributed to her teammates’ success by supplying 53 assists to go along with 27 steals.

Carroll also landed on the D3hoops.com All-West Region First Team as a sophomore and was named to the D3hoops.com West Region Rookie of the Year in 2009.
For a complete list of this year’s Preseason All-America selections, please log on to www.d3hoops.com.

The Bulldog women’s basketball team tips off the regular season with a non-conference bout against La Sierra University on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Currier Gym.