Hartley, Jefferson make cut for Lieberman Award
Five finalists will be announced in in March and the winner will be announced at the NCAA Final Four in April.
Hartley is averaging 16.3 points and 4.3 assists per game and she moved into 10th on UConn's career scoring list during Saturday's win over Houston.
Jefferson is averaging 10.1 points and with 147 assists, she is on the verge of joining Diana Taurasi, Renee Montgomery, Sue Bird and Jen Rizzotti as the only UConn players with 150 assists as sophomores.
Martinez is averaging 24.9 points per game as a junior as she is shooting a career-high 46.1 points from the field and has set career bests with 90 3-pointers and 105 free throws made.
2014 Nancy Lieberman Award Candidates
Odyssey Sims Baylor University
Jerica Coley Florida International University
Yashira Delgado Florida State University
Damika Martinez Iona College
Ashley Deary Northwestern University
Tiffany Bias Oklahoma State University
Fantasia Hilliard Sacramento State University
Amber Orrange Stanford University
Natasha Cloud St. Joseph’s University
Joanna Harden Troy University
Brittany Boyd University of California, Berkeley
Bria Hartley University of Connecticut
Moriah Jefferson University of Connecticut
Samanta Logic University of Iowa
Valencia McFarland University of Mississippi
Lindsay Allen University of Notre Dame
Jamierra Faulkner University of Southern Mississippi
Heather Butler University of Tennessee at Martin
Jennifer Newsome University of Tennessee at Martin
Andola Dortch University of Toledo
Jennifer Schlott Utah State University
Dequesha McClanahan Winthrop University