March 12, 2010
    Biggs, Fenyn named to ACC Women's Basketball All-Academic Team
    Tech athletes honored for off-court excellence

    GREENSBORO, N.C. - Virginia Tech placed two players on the 2010 ACC Women's Basketball All-Academic team. Senior guard Lindsay Biggs and freshman guard Alyssa Fenyn were selected for excellence in the classroom. Sixteen student-athletes were recognized following their academic accomplishments, as announced by Commissioner John D. Swofford.

    To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.

    Biggs (Midlothian, Va.), a sociology major who was also named to the team last season, set a Virginia Tech single-season record last year with 71 three-point field goals, concluded her Tech career with 994 career points. She earned the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors for the period ending Jan. 17, marking the first time a Virginia Tech women’s basketball player had received the weekly award since the Hokies entered the ACC in 2004. Additionally, this season Biggs was named the Most Valuable Player of Tech’s Hilton Garden Classic after leading the Hokies to the title with 19 points against Charlotte in the championship game.

    Biggs was second on the team in scoring (11.2) and led the team in three-point field goals with 57. Following the ACC tournament, she was 22nd in ACC scoring, while ranking fifth in the conference in 3-point field goals per game (1.9). Last season, she was second in the ACC in 3pt. field goals made and ranked 25th in ACC scoring (12.1). Biggs had an outstanding shooting game last season at No. 12/16 Maryland tossing in a career-high 25 points including a career-best seven three-point baskets. The seven treys were the most by a Tech player in an ACC contest and the second most in the history of program. Biggs ended her career with 188 treys in which is second all-time in three-point field goals made in a career trailing only Carrie Mason (200) for the top spot.

    Fenyn (Newark, N.Y) , a university studies major, had a solid freshman season. She tied a career high with 15 points at St. John’s while pulling down a career-high nine rebounds and was named to the St. John’s-Chartwells Classic All-tournament team. She has started 22 of 30 games and was third on the team in scoring (7.5) and fourth in rebounding (4.3). The freshman scored in double figures nine times and pulled down five or more rebounds 14 times this season. Fenyn ranked eighth among ACC freshmen in scoring and 10th in freshman rebounding.

    2010 ACC Women’s Basketball All-Academic Team
    Ayla Brown, Boston College, Guard, Sr., Communications
    Brittanny Johnson, Boston College, Guard, Gr., Administrative Studies
    Keturah Jackson, Duke, Guard/Forward, Gr., Business
    Bridgette Mitchell, Duke, Forward/Guard, Sr., Sociology
    Jasmine Thomas, Duke, Guard, Jr., Sociology
    Allison Vernerey, Duke, Center, Fr., Undeclared
    Christian Hunnicutt, Florida State, Guard, Jr., Communication Science and Disorder
    Deja Foster, Georgia Tech, Guard, Jr., Management
    Lori Bjork, Maryland, Guard, Gr., Kinesiological Sciences
    Tianna Hawkins, Maryland, Forward, Fr., Undeclared
    Diandra Tchatchouang, Maryland, Forward, Fr., Undeclared
    Morgan Stroman, Miami, Forward, Fr., Sports Administration
    Marissa Kastanek, NC State, Guard, Fr., Psychology
    Brittany Strachan, NC State, Forward, Sr., Computer Science
    Lindsay Biggs, Virginia Tech, Guard, Sr., Sociology
    Alyssa Fenyn, Virginia Tech, Guard, Fr., University Studies

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