Wilkerson Named Second Team All-State

Wilkerson Named Second Team All-State

Apprentice School junior Kenya Wilkerson was named on Wednesday to the second team Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) Association All-State College Division squad.  The team consisted from all the non-NCAA Division I schools in the state.

Wilkerson, an electrician apprentice from Richmond, was a first team United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) All-American and was named to the USCAA All-Academic team.    She averaged 12.9 points, 5.8 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game this year for the Lady Builders who finished 14-12.  In the USCAA she was second in assists (146) and fourth in steals (89).

She scored a career-high 27 points against Christopher Newport University and had seven games of at least five steals and eight games of at least seven assists.  Wilkerson had a five-game stretch where she averaged just under 11 assists per game.  Her career-best was 12 assists twice against St. Joseph's College-Brooklyn and St. Mary Of The Woods College.

Wilkerson is the first Lady Builder to be recognized by VaSID since the 2008-09 season as Rahshann Lewter was a second team selection and the seventh time a Lady Builder was honored since the 2000-01 season.

2014-15 VaSID All-State College Division Team

Player of the Year: Jess Rheinheimer - Eastern Mennonite

Coach of the Year: Kevin Griffin - Eastern Mennonite

Rookie of the Year: Samm Chandler - Averett

 

All-State First Team                               

Jacole Hairston - Ferrum

Jess Rheinheimer - Eastern Mennonite

Shakeerah Sykes - Eastern Mennonite

Katie Anderson - Randolph-Macon

Kievanna Lacey - Marymount

 

All-State Second Team                         

Cary Beahm - Roanoke

Camry Green - Christopher Newport

Shannon Allan - Lynchburg

Sarah Parsons - Randolph-Macon

Kenya Wilkerson - Apprentice