Hicks Earns Two All-American Honors

Hicks Earns Two All-American Honors

YORK, PA – York College senior women's basketball standout Brittany Hicks (Dover, Pa./York Catholic) picked up two more prestigious post season honors recently as she was named the d3hoops.com and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association All-American squads.

Hicks was a second-team All-American according to d3hoops.com, the preeminent website dedicated to NCAA Division III Basketball. She was an honorable mention WBCA selection.

Hicks is the fourth Spartan to earn All-American honors for York joining Kristen Daly, Keli Ward, and April Sparkman. Hicks repeats as a WBCA All-American after earning the honors after her junior season. All four players have earned the All-American honors under the guidance of long-time Spartan head coach Betsy Witman.

"I am so excited to see Brit earn All-American honors," said Witman. "She is extremely deserving of the honor and it is a credit to her and her teammates. She had a fantastic run at York and these awards are an appropriate way to have her career come to a close."

Hicks, who was named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year, finished the season averaging 17.3 points and 10.6 rebounds per game as she shot 50.8% from the field, 38.9% from three and 76.5% from the free throw line.

She led the Capital Athletic Conference in scoring, was third in field goal percentage, first in free throws made, first in free throw attempts, first in total rebounds, and first in rebounds per game.

Hicks finished her career with 1,589 points in 110 games, good for an average of 14.4 points. She collected 990 rebounds and averaged 9.0 boards per game. Hicks owns the school and conference record for made free throws as she concluded her career with 530 made free throws in 712 attempts. She was a career 46.8% shooter from the floor and 74.4% from the line. Hicks ended her career fourth in points, third in games played, first in free throws made, and second in rebounding.

Hicks led the Spartans in scoring 18 times this year and in rebounding 21 times in the Spartans' 29 games. She finished her career with a school-record 42 double doubles including 16 this season.

Hicks was a part of a senior class that accumulated 86 wins, won two Capital Athletic Conference championships and made three NCAA Tournament appearances.