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Monday, August 20, 2012

Prestigious honor for former St. John's star

Stamford native Da'Shena Stevens, who recently graduated from St. John's, was selected as a Big East finalist for the NCAA Woman of the Year award joining Villanova cross country star Sheila Reid as candidates for the prestigious award.

The national winner will be announced during the 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year awards event on October 14 in Indianapolis.

Stevens, who played for St. John’s from 2008-12, led the Red Storm to back to back NCAA tournament appearance.She began her career as the Big East Freshman of the Year and ended it as the conference's Scholar-Athlete of the Year and earned the league's 2012 Sportsmanship award.

Stevens finished fifth on the all-time scoring list at St. John's with 1,515 points. She is also No. 3 in rebounds (815), No. 4 in field goals made (579), No. 2 in free throws (354) and No. 5 in field goal attempts (1,305). She is also the career leader in free throw attempts (623).


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