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A Record Eight Orange Named to the All-ACC Women’s Basketball Academic Team

A record eight Orange are represented on the 2022-23 All-ACC Women’s Basketball Academic Team, according to a league announcement on Thursday afternoon. Redshirt junior Teisha Hyman earns the distinction for the third time in her Syracuse career while Dariauna Lewis, Cheyenne McEvans, Asia Strong, Nyah Wilson, Saniaa Wilson, Kyra Wood, and Georgia Woolley, are all first-time honorees.
Syracuse’s record of eight players is second in the ACC behind Clemson, which had nine selections.
Student-athletes who maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 during their career and have a 3.0 or above in the preceding semester are recognized as members of the All-ACC Academic Team. Selections for the All-ACC Academic Team take recent athletic accomplishments into account as well.
Hyman (Environmental & Interior Design) played in 31 games this season and averaged 10.4 points and 4 rebounds. She is the only current player who has been named to the All-ACC Academic Team multiple times.
Lewis led the Orange in rebounds this season (9.2) and had a team-best 13 double doubles. She finished her collegiate career with 1,200 career rebounds which ranks fourth among active players in NCAA Division I women’s basketball and passed head coach Felisha Legette-Jack for rebounds in a season with 293, which is sixth all-time at Syracuse. She earned College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-District Honors earlier this spring.
McEvans competed in 17 games with a field goal percentage of .390 before a season-ending injury. The Detroit native served as team captain and posted a perfect 4.0 in the fall semester. She is majoring in psychology.
Strong started in 11 of 28 games and shot 40.8 percent from the field. She will graduate with a certificate in project management in May.
Saniaa Wilson shot a team-best 57.7 from the field this season. The sophomore communications and rhetorical studies major appeared in 27 games with three starts for the Orange.
Nyah Wilson appeared in 20 of Syracuse’s 33 games and shot 54.5 percent from the field. Wilson is a sophomore studying broadcast and digital journalism in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Wood made 18 starts in 20 appearances. She averaged 52.4 percent from the field and averaged 3.5 rebounds per game. She is studying broadcast and digital journalism in Newhouse alongside teammate Nyah Wilson.
Woolley was second on the team in scoring with 12.9 points per game. She capped off a stellar sophomore season with a season-best 30 points in the final game of the season against Columbia. Woolley is studying communications and rhetorical studies at Syracuse.
The Orange posted its highest team cumulative grade point average in over a decade during the fall semester. Syracuse has improved its team GPA in each of the last two semesters since Legette-Jack was hired last March.
Syracuse went 20-13 overall and improved its overall record by nine wins from a season ago. Legette-Jack became the first head coach in program history to lead the Orange to the postseason in their first season when SU was selected as the automatic qualifier for the Women’s NIT.
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