Junior Kenyata Hendrix was named to the All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference First Team as a guard, while Savannah State University women’s basketball team was picked to finish fourth in the conference, announced by the MEAC on Tuesday.
“First of all, congratulations to Kenyata,” head coach Cedric Baker said. “She’s one of our returner starters from last year’s championship team. She’s the primary ball handler for us. Late in the season, we had to call on her to do multiple things. We depended on her for outside shooting. We depended on her to be our primary ball handler in the point guard position.”
Last season, Hendrix led the team in 3-point field goals made (48), 3-point field goal attempts (171) and 3-point field goal percentage (.281), which ranked 13th in the conference and was third on the team, scoring 280 points for an average of 9.0 points per game. The 48 3-pointers made ranks third in school history in a single season. She averaged making 1.5 3-pointers per game, which ranked eighth in the conference.
The Carrollton, Ga., native recorded 75 rebounds, for an average of 2.4 rebounds per game and shot .364 (102-280) from the field. She also recorded 41 steals and 39 assists.
The Lady Tigers, who won the 2015 MEAC Tournament Championship, received one first place vote.