ETSU's Mayes Selected to SoCon Media All-Conference First Team

Tuesday, March 02, 2004

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (Mar. 2, 2004) - The Southern Conference announced today the 2004 women's basketball media all-conference teams and awards. ETSU's Tiffani Mayes (Sumter, S.C.) was named to the first team. Mayes was also honored with SoCon all-conference honors by the women's basketball coaches. Mayes, a 6-foot-2 center, has helped the Lady Bucs to a 13-7 mark in the SoCon with a regular season 15.8 ppg scoring average which ranks her second in the category in the conference. She also is the league's leading rebounder at 9.2 boards per game, marking the eighth time an ETSU player has led the SoCon in rebounding average. The junior's 410 points thus far had nearly doubled her career total prior to this season, and she also posted career-best numbers in assists (42) and steals (40). Additionally, Mayes finished the regular season fifth in the conference in field goal percentage (50.9%), 10th in block shots (0.65 bpg.), and 14th in steals (1.54 spg.). Mayes was also named twice as the SoCon Player of the Week (Dec. 23 and Jan. 27). The fourth seeded East Tennessee State Buccaneers will take on the fifth seeded Elon Phoenix at the Southern Confernence Women's Basketball Championships at 11 a.m. Thursday, Mar. 4 at McAlister Fieldhouse in Charleston, S.C. 2004 Women's Basketball Media All-Conference Team First Team Tiffani Mayes, ETSU Deshara Shealey, Furman Katasha Brown, UTC Katie Galloway, UTC Tiffany Hamm, WCU Second Team Holly Andrews, Elon Courtney Nyborg, Elon Tiffani Roberson, UTC Jacinda Lambert, UNCG Jennifer Gardner, WCU Player of the Year: Katasha Brown, UTC Freshman of the Year: Katie Hamilton, Davidson Coach of the Year: Wes Moore, Chattanooga
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WSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 23, 7:00 p.m. Virginia Tech (Exh.)
WSOC ETSU Cookeville, Tenn.
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech
WSOC Appalachian St. Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29
WCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 9:00 a.m. Morgan State University
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 5:00 p.m. California State University, Sacramento
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 29, 7:00 p.m. William & Mary
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30, 12:00 p.m. UNC Charlotte
WSOC Campbell Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 31, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 31, 3:30 p.m. VCU
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland