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Karr wins WCC Player of the Year, leads long list of Gonzaga women honored

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A dominant run through West Coast Conference play has landed the Gonzaga women's basketball team many individual accolades.

As announced on Tuesday, Taelor Karr was named the conference's Player of the Year, Jazmine Redmon won the Defensive Player of the Year award and Kelly Graves took home Coach of the Year honors. Aditionally, Haiden Palmer was named to the All-Conference Team, Sunny Greinacher All-Conference Honorable Mention and Shelby Cheslek All-Conference Freshman Team.

Karr, who is the fifth Gonzaga player to ever be so honored, was the fourth-leading scorer in the WCC during conference play with 14.1 points per game. The senior guard also led the conference in 3-point field goal percentage during WCC play.

Redmon, a junior guard who was often tasked with defending an opponent's top scoring threat, had 2.1 steals per game.

This is the seventh time Graves has been named the Coach of the Year, and the third time in the past four years. This season, Graves led the Bulldogs to a 25-5 record and 15-1 in WCC play.

 

Player of the Year
Taelor Karr, Sr. G, Gonzaga

Defensive Player of the Year
Jazmine Redmon, Jr., G, Gonzaga

Newcomer of the Year
Maya Hood, Fr., F, San Diego

Coach of the Year
Kelly Graves, Gonzaga

2012-13 ALL-WEST COAST CONFERENCE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM
Player     Yr.     Pos.     School
Alex Cowling     RS-Sr.     G/F     Loyola Marymount
Jennifer Hamson     Jr.     C     BYU
Amy Kame     Jr.     G     San Diego
Taelor Karr     Sr.     G     Gonzaga
Mel Khlok     Sr.     G     San Francisco
Lindsay Leo     RS-Sr.     F     Santa Clara
Danielle Mauldin     Jr.     F     Saint Mary's
Jackie Nared     Jr.     G     Saint Mary's
Haiden Palmer     Jr.     G     Gonzaga
Haley Steed     Gr.     G     BYU

2012-13 ALL-WEST COAST CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION
Shay Cooney-Williams (Pepperdine); Meagan Fulps (Santa Clara); Sunny Greinacher (Gonzaga); Annika Holopainen (Portland); Maya Hood (San Diego); Katelyn McDaniel (San Diego); Hazel Ramirez (Loyola Marymount); Keilani Unga (BYU)

2012-13 ALL-WEST COAST CONFERENCE FRESHMAN TEAM

Player     Pos.     School
Shelby Cheslek     F     Gonzaga
Zhane Dikes     G     San Francisco
Annika Holopainen     F     Portland
Maya Hood     F     San Diego
Taylor Proctor     F     San Francisco

 

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