UK women sweep AP SEC awards

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Updated: 3/13/2012 8:09 pm
UK's Matthew Mitchell, A'dia Mathies and Bria Goss take the SEC's coach, player and newcomer of the year awards.

ATLANTA (AP) - Kentucky has pulled off another sweep of the awards, this time for The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference women's basketball team.
     
A'dia Mathies was named player of the year Tuesday, Matthew Mitchell claimed the coaching award, and Bria Goss picked up newcomer of the year. On Monday, the Wildcats took all three awards for the men's team.
     
Mathies, a junior guard, is a unanimous choice for the first team. So was Tennessee senior forward Glory Johnson. The rest of the first team includes Vanderbilt guard Christina Foggie, Tennessee wing player Shekinna Stricklen and LSU forward LaSondra Barrett.
     
The second team includes Georgia swing player Anne Marie Armstrong and her teammate, forward Jasmine Hassell. The other choices are Florida forward Jennifer George, Arkansas guard C'eira Ricketts and Ole Miss guard Valencia McFarland.

      The 2012 Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference women's basketball team released Tuesday, with name, school, position, height and class (u-unanimous choice to first team):
     
      FIRST TEAM
      u-A'dia Mathies, Kentucky, G, 5-9, Jr.
      u-Glory Johnson, Tennessee, F, 6-3, Sr.
      Christina Foggie, Vanderbilt, G, 5-9, So.
      Shekinna Stricklen, Tennessee, G-F, 6-2, Sr.
      LaSondra Barrett, LSU, F, 6-2, Sr.
     
      SECOND TEAM
      Jennifer George, Florida, F, 6-0, Jr.
      C'eira Ricketts, Arkansas, G, 5-9, Sr.
      Anne Marie Armstrong, Georgia, G-F, 6-3, Jr.
      Jasmine Hassell, Georgia, F, 6-2, Jr.
      Valencia McFarland, Mississippi, G, 5-4, So.
     
      HONORABLE MENTION
      Tiffany Clarke, Vanderbilt, F, 6-0, Jr.; Bria Goss, Kentucky, G, 5-10, Fr.; Markeshia Grant, South Carolina, G, 5-6, Sr.; Stephanie Holzer, Vanderbilt, C, 6-4, So.; Diamber Johnson, Mississippi St., G, 5-7, Sr.; Jasmine Lister, Vanderbilt, G, 5-4, So.; Khaalidah Miller, Georgia, G, 5-9, So.; La'Keisha Sutton, South Carolina, G, 5-8, Sr.
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      PLAYER OF THE YEAR - A'dia Mathies, Kentucky
      COACH OF THE YEAR - Matthew Mitchell, Kentucky
      NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR - Bria Goss, Kentucky

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