Service Names Theriot Preseason All-American

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Story Courtesy: Nebraska Athletics

Nebraska women’s basketball point guard Rachel Theriot was named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-America Team announced on Sunday, Oct. 19.

Theriot, a 6-0 junior from Middleburg Heights, Ohio, claimed a spot on the fourth-team All-America squad by the news service. She was one of three Big Ten point guards named to the four, five-player preseason All-America teams.

Minnesota senior Rachel Banham was chosen on the College Sports Madness second-team All-America squad, while Iowa senior Samantha Logic took third-team honors.

Theriot and the Huskers will make their 2014-15 debut at the Big Red Tip-off at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Doors open at 5:45 with the event scheduled to run from 6:30 to approximately 8:30 p.m.

Nebraska will make its exhibition debut against Wayne State at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m. The Wildcats are picked No. 6 in the preseason NCAA Division II rankings.

College Sports Madness Preseason All-Americans

First Team
G – Tiffany Mitchell, South Carolina
G – Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame
G/F – Reshanda Gray, California
F – Breanna Stewart, UConn (Player of the Year)
F/C – Isabelle Harrison, Tennessee

Second Team
G – Brittany Boyd, California
G – Rachel Banham, Minnesota
G/F – Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, UConn
F – Elizabeth Williams, Duke
F/C – Jillian Alleyne, Oregon

Third Team
G – Marissa Janning, Creighton
G – Samantha Logic, Iowa
G – Bria Holmes, West Virginia
G/F – Courtney Walker, Texas A&M
F/C – Nneka Enemkpali, Texas

Fourth Team
G – Aliyyah Handford, St. John’s
G – Brittany Hrynko, DePaul
G/F – Rachel Theriot, Nebraska
F – Dearica Hamby, Wake Forest
F/C – Nina Davis, Baylor