March 13, 2009

Marble Snags First-Team All-Region Honors Again

DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia’s Syretha Marble has been named to her second straight 2009 Daktronics All-Southeast Region Women's Basketball First-Team announced last week by the regional office.

Syretha Marble, a 2008 All-American and 2009 First-Team All-conference selection, has now been named First Team All-Southeast Region after averaging 18.4 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per contest.

The senior scored in double digits in all but one game, and recorded a season-high 32 points against Mars Hill on November 24, and a season-high 20 rebounds at Georgia College & State University on February 4.

Marble ranks 5th in the history of the PBC with 1,881 points, and 6th in rebounds with 926. Marble recorded nine double-doubles during the season and has now scored 1,881 career points and pulled down 926 rebounds. She averaged 37.6 minutes per game, 2.7 steals per games, and shot 52.8 percent from the field.

The Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region Teams are voted on by the sports information directors of the Southeast Region. The region is comprised of the Conference Carolinas, the Peach Belt Conference, the South Atlantic Conference, Chowan University and North Greenville University.

The team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition.




First Team

Phoebe Smith, Columbus State (Southeast Region POY)
Esty Flores, Barton
Syretha Marble, North Georgia
Anna Atkinson, Wingate
Laura Marquardt, Newberry

Second Team

Kevina Ransom, Francis Marion
Jasmine Gunn, Tusculum
Lacey Willis, Armstrong Atlantic St.
Jasmine Whitby, Mount Olive
Marissa Hudley, Queens