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Ford named All-America Honorable Mention

Ford named All-America Honorable Mention

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced on Thursday that McCorra Ford (Gillette, Wyo.) has been named a 2017 NAIA Division II Women's Basketball All-America Honorable Mention selection.

Ford led Johnson & Wales this season in scoring with 17.7 points per game and 12.3 rebounds per contest. Ford is ranked second in NAIA Division II in defensive rebounds (8.739) and fourth in total rebounds per game (12.348). This season, Ford was named an A.I.I. All-Conference First Team honoree and was recognized as the A.I.I. Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of January 30-February 5, 2017.

Ford is the second Wildcat to be honored by the NAIA as an All-America Honorable Mention selection. Kristen Ward was recognized last season for her performance on the court.

Kara Krolicki of Saint Xavier's University (Ill.) was named the NAIA Division II National Player of the Year. You can view the full list of All-America selections here.