DENTON (3/4/04)- North Texas senior forward Kim Blanton has been named to the All-Conference team in the Sun Belt for the second straight season. Blanton, who leads the team in scoring, rebounding, field goals, free throws, and steals, was an Honorable Mention selection.
Blanton has recorded a team-high five double-doubles this season along with scoring a career-high 27 points against New Orleans. She was named Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week for her efforts against the Privateers. Blanton has scored in double figures in 19 games this season and 15 points or more in nine games.
Blanton is the seventh player in North Texas history to be a two-time all-conference selection. The Mean Green has now placed a player on the all-conference teams in seven straight seasons, the longest stretch in history.
2003-04 All-Sun Belt Conference
Alicia Cash, Jr. F, Arkansas-Little Rock
Sinnamonn Garrett, Sr. G, New Mexico State
Patrice Holmes, Jr. G, Middle Tennessee
Krystle Horton, Fr. F, Middle Tennessee
Leslie Logsdon, Sr. G, Western Kentucky
Princess Moore, Sr. G, New Mexico State
Anna Petrakova, Jr. C, Louisiana-Lafayette
Tiffany Porter-Talbert, So. G, Western Kentucky
Milena Tomova, Jr. F/C, Florida International
Whitney Woodard, Fr. F, South Alabama
Adrianne Davie, Fr. C, Arkansas State
Kim Blanton, Sr. F, North Texas
Monique Taylor, Sr. G, New Orleans
Ivelina Vrancheva, Sr. G, Florida International
Catriece Webster, Sr. G, Arkansas State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Anna Petrakova, UL Lafayette
DEF. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Keisha McClinic, MT
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Whitney Woodward, USA
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Tiffany Washington, UL Lafayette
COACH OF THE YEAR: Brian Boyer, ASU