McFarland Honorable Mention All American

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM McFarland earned honorable mention AP All-America honors.
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McFarland earned honorable mention AP All-America honors.
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April 1, 2014

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OXFORD, Miss. – Senior Valencia McFarland added to her postseason accolades as she earned AP Honorable Mention All-America honors it was announced on Tuesday (April 1). It is her first career All-American accolade and her fourth postseason honor.

McFarland, an Edwards, Miss., native picks up her fourth postseason accolade after earning All-SEC second team honors, AP All-SEC Honorable Mention and College Sports Madness fourth-team honors. The senior guard scored her 1,500th career point, becoming one of just seven players in program history to score 1500 points in program history. McFarland concluded her career with 1,655 points and graduates as the No. 6 scorer at Ole Miss. McFarland scored 20 or more points on 15 occasions this season and closed the season with double figures in each of Ole Miss’ last nine games.  McFarland joins former Ole Miss great Armintie Price as the only Rebels to lead their team in steals in four consecutive years and is one of five players with 1,000 points and 500 assists. McFarland is also a two-time finalist for the C Spire/Gillom Trophy, awarded to the top women’s basketball player in Mississippi.

The Southeastern Conference had seven players earn AP All-American honors highlighted by South Carolina’s Tiffany Mitchell who was a third-team selection. Isabelle Harrison, Jennifer O’Neill, Meighan Simmons, Courtney Walker and Aleighsa Welch each joined McFarland as honorable mention selections.

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COMPLETE AP ALL-AMERICAN HONORS

First Team
Chiney Ogwumike, Stanford, 6-4, senior, Cypress, Texas
Odyssey Sims, Baylor, 5-8, senior, Irving, Texas
Breanna Stewart, Connecticut, 6-5, sophomore, Syracuse, N.Y.
Kayla McBride, Notre Dame, 5-11, senior, Erie. Pa.
Alyssa Thomas, Maryland, 6-2, senior, Harrisburg, Pa.

Second Team
Bria Hartley, Connecticut, 5-8, senior, North Babylon, N.Y.
Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame, 5-10, sophomore, Lincolnwood, Ill.
Shoni Schimmel, Louisville, senior, Mission, Ore.
Stefanie Dolson, Connecticut, 6-5, senior, Port Jervis, N.Y.
Jordan Hooper, Nebraska, 6-2, senior, Alliance, Neb. 

Third Team
Tiffany Mitchell, South Carolina, 5-9, Charlotte, N.C.
Maggie Lucas, Penn State, 5-10, senior, Narberth, Pa.
Tricia Liston, Duke, 6-1, senior, River Forest, Ill.
Natalie Achonwa, Notre Dame, 6-3, senior, Guelph, Ontario
Elizabeth Williams, Duke, 6-3, junior, Virginia Beach, Va.

Honorable Mention
Jillian Alleyne, Oregon
Rachel Banham, Minnesota
Tiffany Bias, Oklahoma State
Brittany Boyd, California
Asya Bussie, West Virginia
Hallie Christofferson, Iowa State
Jerica Coley, Florida International
Diamond DeShields, North Carolina
Aaryn Ellenberg, Oklahoma
Markeisha Gatling, N.C. State
Chelsea Gray, Duke
Dearica Hamby, Wake Forest
Jennifer Hamson, BYU
Isabelle Harrison, Tennessee
Bria Holmes, West Virginia
Natasha Howard, Florida State
Brittany Hrynko, DePaul
Moriah Jefferson, Connecticut
Jamie Kaplan, Tulane
Jessica Kuster, Rice
Samantha Logic, Iowa
Valencia McFarland, Ole Miss
Tyaunna Marshall, Georgia Tech
Damika Martinez, Iona
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Connecticut
Jennifer O'Neill, Kentucky
Haiden Palmer, Gonzaga
Ebony Rowe, Middle Tennessee
Jennifer Schlott, Utah State
Meighan Simmons, Tennessee
Rachel Theriot, Nebraska
Kayla Thornton, UTEP
Courtney Walker, Texas A&M
Aleighsa Welch, South Carolina

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