WBCA: Notre Dame's Turner Named All-American

ATLANTA (WBCA) - Five players competing in the NCAA Division I Women’s Final Four are represented on the 2016 WBCA Division I Coaches’ All-America Team, which the Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced today in a ceremony held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse during the 2016 NCAA® Women's Final Four® Super Saturday festivities.

The 10-member team was decided from a group of 52 finalists by the selection committee at an in-person meeting held during the 2016 WBCA National Convention.

Here are the members of the 2016 WBCA Division I Coaches' All-America Team:

Name                          Institution       Year                 Pos.          Height
Nina Davis                  Baylor                 Junior               Forward   5’11”
Moriah Jefferson       Connecticut       Senior              Guard       5’7”
Kelsey Mitchell          Ohio State          Sophomore    Guard       5’8”
Kelsey Plum               Washington       Junior               Guard       5’8”
Breanna Stewart       Connecticut       Senior              Forward   6’4”
Morgan Tuck             Connecticut       Senior               Forward   6’2”
Brianna Turner         Notre Dame      Sophomore      Forward   6’3”
Jamie Weisner          Oregon State     Senior               Guard       5’10”
A’ja Wilson                South Carolina   Sophomore     Forward   6’5”
Courtney Williams   South Florida     Senior               Guard       5’8”

Brianna Turner. Turner earned WBCA All-America honors after an amazing sophomore campaign in which she helped lead the Notre Dame Fighting Irish to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament. She guided the Fighting Irish to their third straight Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season and tournament titles, just the second ACC team ever to sweep both titles three years in a row. The sophomore forward was named ACC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, in addition to making All-ACC First Team and ACC Defensive Team accolades for the second-straight season. The Pearland, Texas, native led the Fighting Irish with 88 blocks, 14.6 points and 7.3 rebounds per game.