Woerner receives Academic All-District accolades

WASHINGTON – Junior Jill Woerner has been named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Team, it was announced on Thursday.  CUA’s leading scorer this season, Woerner now moves onto the national ballot where she has a chance to earn Academic All-American honors.

Woerner leads CUA in scoring with a 13.5 points per game average.  She also leads the Cardinals in field goal percentage (45.2%), steals (2.2/game), field goal attempts (230), field goals made (104), free throw attempts (65) and free throws made (2.4).

An All-Region and All-Conference selection last season, Woerner maintains a 3.49 grade point average as a biomedical engineering major.  She is a multi-year member of the Dean’s List and Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll and also participates in the Society of Women Engineers, the Biomedical Engineering Society, Engineers Without Borders and Phi Eta Sigma.

On the court, Woerner received the 2009 Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year award after averaging 9.3 points and 6.2 rebounds.  Last season, Woerner led CUA in points (16.4) and rebounds (7.3), while posting five double-doubles.

With her 257 points this season, Woerner sits just 35 away from 1,000 for her career.

Woerner and the Cardinals will return to action on Friday evening when they host Landmark Conference foe Drew inside the DuFour Center.  Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m.

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