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ATLANTA - The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and State Farm® announced today the 2011 National Intercollegiate Athletic Association (NAIA) State Farm Coaches' All-America Team. The 10-member team was selected by a vote of the selection committee.  The committee is comprised of one representative from each of the nine geographical regions and a chairperson.

The members of the 2011 NAIA State Farm Coaches' All-America Team are as follows:

  Name Institution 
Year 
Pos.
Height
  Whitney Ballinger Campbellsville University
Sr.
C
6-3
  Kallie Benike Davenport University
Sr.
F
5-8
  Meribeth Boehler Freed-Hardeman University
Sr.
F-C
6-2
  Brittney Carter Faulkner University
So.
C
6-3
  Sarah Chan Union University
Sr.
C
6-4
  Jessilyn Conicelli Biola University
Sr.
F
6-0
  Donica Cosby Oklahoma City University
Sr.
G
5-8
  Becca Hurley Northwestern College
Sr.
G
5-9
  Jasmine Stohr Lewis-Clark State College
Jr.
G
6-0
  Marisa Stotler Southern Polytechnic State University
Sr.
F
6-1

"Congratulations to all the members of the 2011 State Farm Coaches' NAIA All-America Team," said WBCA CEO Beth Bass.  "These 10 student-athletes truly elevated their game above the rest this season and are deserving of such recognition."

The following have been recognized as State Farm Coaches' All-America Team Honorable Mentions for NAIA:


  Name Institution 
Year
Pos.
Height
  Rachel Baker William Woods University
Sr.
F
6-0
  Danielle Clauson Concordia University (Ore.)
Sr.
F
5-11
  Keiva Council Loyola University
Jr.
G
5-8
  Kendra De Jong Northwestern College
So.
F
6-0
  Ali Dolphin Saint Ambrose University
Sr.
G-F
5-9
  Kelly Ellison Shorter University
Jr.
G
5-6
  Lauren Gober Oklahoma City University
So.
F
6-1
  Katie Hacker Indiana University-South Bend
Sr.
F
5-11
  Jamey Hofer University of Sioux Falls
Jr.
C
6-0
  Kayla Hudson Union University
Sr.
G
5-8
  Jennifer Jorgensen Grand View University
So.
G
5-10
  Abbey Marra Southern Nazarene University
Jr.
C
6-1
  Logan Martin Southern Nazarene University
Jr.
G
5-9
  Brooke McKinnon Lee University
Sr.
G
5-7
  Jenny Miller Mount Marty College
Sr.
G
5-5
  Michelle Pace Westminster College
Sr.
F
6-0
  Lavanda Ross Union University
Jr.
G
5-8
  Morgan Smith College of the Ozarks
So.
C
6-0
  Vitalija Vasciunaite California Baptist University
Jr.
G
5-9
  Marissa Young Saint Xavier University
Sr.
G
5-7

About State Farm®:
State Farm insures more cars and homes than any other insurer in the U.S., is the leading insurer of watercraft and is also a leading insurer in Canada. Our 17,800 agents and more than 66,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts - more than 79 million auto, fire, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 34 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit statefarm.com® or in Canada statefarm.ca®.

About the WBCA:

Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game as a sport for women and girls. For additional information about the WBCA, please visit wbca.org.