April 25, 2013
Tellier named to VaSID All-State team
Junior guard Monet Tellier earns second-team recognition

NORFOLK, Va. – Virginia Tech junior guard Monet Tellier earned second team 2013 University Division All-State honors as announced by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID). The teams are based on a vote by the sports information directors from around the state.

Tellier led the Hokies this season averaging 13.2 points per game. She eclipsed the 1,000th career point mark this season, becoming just the eighth player in Tech history to do so during their junior campaign. In addition, Tellier set the Hokies’ ACC single season scoring record and became the all-time scoring leader in ACC games. She ranked ninth in scoring in league games with 14.1 ppg. Tellier posted double-digits in 25 games, including six games with 20 or more points.

Not only was Tellier strong on the offensive side, but she led the team in rebounding nine times and in assists 11 times. She led the team in assists with 3.2 per game and steals, recording 36. On the boards, Tellier was the second leading rebounder on the team with 5.6 per game.

This is Tellier’s first all-state honor during her career at Virginia Tech. Liberty’s Devon Brown and coach Carey Green were named Player and Coach of the Year, respectively. Longwood’s Daeisha Brown was named Rookie of the Year.

2012-13 VaSID University Division All-State Women’s Basketball Team
VaSID Player of the Year – Devon Brown, Sr., Liberty
VaSID Rookie of the Year – Daeisha Brown, Fr., Longwood
VaSID Coach of the Year – Carey Green, Liberty

First Team
Keiara Avant, Sr., Hampton
Devon Brown, Sr., Liberty
Tarik Hislop, Sr., James Madison
Kirby Burkholder, Jr., James Madison
Ataira Franklin, Jr., Virginia

Second Team
Chelsea Coward, Sr., Longwood
Emily Correal, Sr., William & Mary
Shae Kelley, So., Old Dominion
Tolu Omotola, Sr., Liberty
Monet Tellier, Jr., Virginia Tech

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