April 30, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia junior guard Ataira Franklin added another post-season honor by being named to the 2013 University Division All-State Women's Basketball Team in the annual voting by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID).
Franklin, an All-ACC first team honoree, was ninth in the ACC in scoring, averaging 14.3 points per game and second in the conference in minutes played, averaging 36.1 per game. She ranked fifth steals per game (2.2) and free throw percentage (79.3 percent) and 13th among all conference players in three-point shooting efficiency (35.7 percent).
It was the first All-State honor of Franklin's career.
2012-13 VaSID University Division All-State Women's Basketball Team
VaSID Player of the Year - Devon Brown, Sr., Liberty
VaSID Rookie of the Year - Daeisha Brown, Fr., Longwood
VaSID Coach of the Year - Carey Green, Liberty
Keiara Avant, Sr., Hampton
Devon Brown, Sr., Liberty
Tarik Hislop, Sr., James Madison
Kirby Burkholder, Jr., James Madison
Ataira Franklin, Jr., Virginia
Chelsea Coward, Sr., Longwood
Emily Correal, Sr., William & Mary
Shae Kelley, So., Old Dominion
Tolu Omotola, Sr., Liberty
Monet Tellier, Jr., Virginia Tech
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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