Robinson an Academic All-American

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
FEBRUARY 24, 2011

Feb. 24, 2011

TOWSON, Md. - Oklahoma's Danielle Robinson was named to the Capital One Academic All-America Women's Basketball Team announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Robinson, who maintains a 3.50 GPA in sociology, was named to the second team and is the seventh OU women's basketball player to earn the distinction of Academic All-American.

The senior from San Jose, Calif., leads the Sooners with 18.7 points and 4.8 assists per game. Robinson is also a Lowe's Senior CLASS Award finalist and candidate for national player of the year honors, including the Naismith Trophy, Wade Trophy, Wooden Award and Nancy Lieberman Award given to the nation's top point guard.

On Wednesday, Robinson became the fifth Sooner all-time to cross the 2,000-point plateau with a 21-point performance at Colorado.

UConn's Maya Moore led the first team as Academic All-American of the Year and was joined by Erin Anthony (Army), Kathleen Berry (Columbia), Amanda Johnson (Oregon) and Liz Repella (West Virginia).

Robinson was joined on the second team by Angie Bjorklund (Tennessee), Jacqui Kalin (Northern Iowa), Kaihla Szunko (Central Michigan) and Jasmine Thomas (Duke).

The third team consisted of Jenna Barsokas (Lipscomb), Amanda Best (New Mexico), Rachel Clancy (Cal Poly SLO), Alyessa Karel (Wisconsin) and Kayla Tetschlag (Wisconsin-Green Bay).

Robinson and the Sooners host No. 3 Baylor Sunday, Feb. 27, for Cheer Like a Champion Day at the Lloyd Noble Center. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2 and tip off at 4 p.m.

Capital One Academic All-America Women's Basketball Team
First Team
Name Institution Class GPA Major
Erin Anthony Army Sr. 3.79 Civil Engineering
Kathleen Berry Columbia Sr. 3.99 Economics, Mathematics, Spanish
Amanda Johnson Oregon Jr. 3.97 Child & Family Health Services
Maya Moore Connecticut Sr. 3.70 Individualized Major
Liz Repella West Virginia Sr. 3.94 Exercise Physiology
Second Team
Angie Bjorklund Tennessee Sr. 3.63 Psychology
Jacqui Kalin Northern Iowa Jr. 4.00 Exercise Science, Kinesiology
Danielle Robinson Oklahoma Sr. 3.50 Sociology
Kaihla Szunko Central Michigan Sr. 3.83 Heath Fitness & Rehabilitative Programs
Jasmine Thomas Duke Sr. 3.42


Third Team
Jenna Bartsokas Lipscomb Sr. 3.95 Exercise Science
Amanda Best New Mexico Sr. 4.00 Biology
Rachel Clancy Cal Poly SLO Gr. 3.78 Biological Sciences
Alyssa Karel Wisconsin Sr. 3.88 Nursing
Kayla Tetschlag Wis.-Green Bay Sr. 3.80 Business Administration



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