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UT’s Enemkpali named Senior All-American

Posted April 6th, 2015

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Senior Nneka Enemkpali earned Senior All-America status. (Laura Skelding)
Senior Nneka Enemkpali earned Senior All-America status. (Laura Skelding)

Texas forward Nneka Enemkpali was named to the Senior Class All-America second team by a nationwide panel of coaches, media and fans.

To be eligible for the award and the All-American teams, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.

Before a season-ending knee injury on Jan. 19, Enemkpali led the Big 12 in rebounding (10.4 rpg) and double-doubles (nine), while pacing the Longhorns in scoring (12.4 ppg). The Pflugerville HS graduate ended her collegiate career with 30 double-doubles, 899 rebounds, and 1,116 points. In the Texas record books, her career rebound total ranks ninth and her career point total ranks 30th.

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Enemkpali was a three-time All-Big 12 honoree and two-time Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honoree. She is majoring in African and African Diaspora Studies and is on track to graduate in May.

Here are the Senior Class Award winners

Overall winner
Samantha Logic, Iowa

First-Team All-Americans
Alexa Hayward, Saint Francis
Jamie Kaplan, Tulane
Samantha Logic, Iowa
Kiah Stokes, Connecticut
Elizabeth Williams, Duke

Second-Team All-Americans
Sunejiro Agbuke, Baylor
Nneka Enemkpali, Texas
Isabelle Harrison, Tennessee
Amber Orrange, Stanford
Megan Rogowski, DePaul

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