San Jose, Calif. ?- Arizona senior guard Joy Hollingsworth has earned 2007 All Pacific-10 Conference Honorable Mention accolades, Pac-10 Commissioner Tom Hansen announced Thursday at the annual awards banquet.
Hollingsworth, from Seattle, earns the first Pac-10 honors of her career in her final season in an Arizona jersey. She is averaging a team-best 16.4 points a game (7th in the Pac-10), as she has scored 20 points or more on 12 different occasions, which is the second highest total in the Pac-10. She is also averaging 5.3 rebounds and 2.13 steals a game (fourth in the Pac-10), and has posted double-figure point totals in 24 out of 30 games this season.
On the season, Hollingsworth has led Arizona in field goal attempts, field goals made, three point attempts, three pointers made, free throws made, points, scoring, steals, and minutes played, and ranks second on the team in three-point field goal percentage, free throw attempts, rebounds, and assists. She also ranks third in the Pac-10 in three-point field goals made (1.9), and seventh in minutes played (34.6).
On Jan. 4 against Washington, she scored a career-best 31 points on 10-of-24 shooting from the field. Her performance was the second-highest point total by a Pac-10 player, as she became the first Wildcat to break the 30 point mark since 2004.
In her two seasons at Arizona, she has scored 922 points (15.4 ppg), starting in all 60 games she has played in a Wildcat uniform. In four years of playing collegiate basketball, she has amassed 1,511 points.
Arizona will play No. 8 seed Oregon State on Friday, March 2 at 8:15 p.m. (PST) in the first round of the 2007 Pac-10 Tournament in HP Pavilion.