March 6, 2012
Davellyn Whyte and freshman center Aley Rohde, members of the University of Arizona Wildcat women's basketball team, earned postseason awards from the Pac-12 Conference, it was announced by the league office on Monday and Tuesday.
In a vote by the league head coaches, Whyte was named an All-Pac-12 honoree for the third time in her career. She averages 17.0 points, 6.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.5 steals per game. Among Pac-12 players, Whyte ranks No. 2 in scoring (17.0), No. 10 in assists (3.3), No. 7 in free throw percentage (.757), No. 2 in steals (2.5) and No. 2 in three pointers per game (2.1). Nationally, Whyte ranks No. 64 in points with 17.0. The Phoenix, Ariz. native was also named an all-conference honoree by a vote of the league media who regularly cover women's basketball.
Rohde, a native of Cave Creek, Ariz., was named an honorable mention Pac-12 All-Freshman team honoree by a vote of the league coaches. She averages 7.8 points and 6.0 rebounds per contest. Rohde started and played in all but one of Arizona's 30 games because of illness, she averages 26.8 minutes per game. Among Pac-12 players, Rohde is No. 7 in blocked shots per contest (1.3).
No. 12 seed Arizona (14-16, 3-15 Pac-12) and No. 5 seed UCLA (14-15, 9-8 Pac-12) will play at 2:15 p.m. PT/3:15 p.m. MT on Wednesday.