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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

UConn freshman Breanna Stewart wins Gatorade award

UConn freshman Breanna Stewart has been named the Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year.

Stewart, a 6-foot-4 forward from North Syracuse, N.Y., beat out five other finalists to become the third UConn women's basketball player to win the award in the last seven years joining 2006 winner Tina Charles and 2007 honoree Maya Moore.

Stewart, who averaged 26.4 points, 13.9 rebounds, 3 assists, 2.8 steals and 4.2 blocks as a senior at Cicero-North Syracuse High, is currently in Los Angeles and received the award at a banquet in Los Angeles.

Stewart won every national high school player of the year award following her senior season at Cicero-North Syracuse (N.Y.) High when averaged 26.4 points, 13.9 rebounds, 3 assists, 2.8 steals and 4.2 blocks per game in leading the Northstars to the New York Class AA state and federation titles.

Other finalists for the award are soccer honoree Morgan Andrews, the captain of the U.S. team playing in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, volleyball winner Jordan Burgess, softball player of the year Geri Ann Glasco, cross country winner and Foot Locker national high school champion Molly Seidel and track and field honoree Shelbi Vaughn, a discus thrower who finished fourth in the event at the U.S. Olympic trials.

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