RMU's Artemis Spanou earns NEC player of the year honor
By Staff Reports
Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013, 7:27 p.m.
Robert Morris junior forward Artemis Spanou was named the Northeast Conference Player of the Year to lead area women's players who received postseason recognition Thursday.
Spanou, who also earned NEC first-team honors, leads the nation in rebounding (15.5 rpg) and double-doubles (26).
RMU freshman guard Ashley Ravelli was named the NEC Rookie of the Year and joined freshman guard Lou Mataly on the all-rookie team.
Duquesne senior guard Jocelyn Floyd, who led the nation in steals, was named the Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year. Teammate Wumi Agunbiade earned A-10 first-team honors, and guard April Robinson made the all-rookie team.
Pitt sophomore guard Brianna Kiesel earned honorable mention in the Big East.
West Virginia junior Christal Caldwell was named all-Big 12 first-team. Other WVU players honored were senior Ayana Dunning (honorable mention), junior Jess Harlee (all-defensive) and guard Bria Holmes (all-freshman).
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- District college notes: Hempfield grad takes 2nd in steeplechase at Bison Outdoor Classic
- Intangibles make Jeannette grad Cortazzo stand out for Gannon softball
- 9 state universities challenged over athletic opportunities for women
- Keystone Oaks grad receives rookie of the year award