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Donehew, Kruppa Named Honorable Mention All-ACC

ATLANTA (Feb. 29) — Georgia Tech’s Danielle Donehew and Jaime Kruppa both received honorable mention all-Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball honors Tuesday by the Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association.

Donehew, a senior, earned all-ACC honorable mention honors for the second straight year after averaging 10 points per game for the Yellow Jackets. A three-point shooting specialist, Donehew ended the season tied for first in the ACC with 2.4 three-point field goals per game and ranked sixth overall in the conference with a 34.8 three-point shooting percentage.

Donehew also established a new school record for most three pointers made in a career this season and ranks third all-time in the ACC with 231 career threes.

Kruppa, a junior, led the Jackets in scoring and rebounding on the season, averaging 10.8 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. She tied for fourth overall in the ACC with her 8.0 boards per game and also tied for eighth in the conference with 1.9 steals per game.

Donehew and Kruppa helped the Jackets finish 14-12 overall on the regular season and 7-9 in the ACC. The Jackets closed out the regular season with wins against No. 14 NC State and Maryland to secure the No. 6 seed at this week’s ACC Tournament in Greensboro, N.C.

The Yellow Jackets will take on NC State in the quarterfinals at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Members of the 1999-2000 all-ACC teams follow.

FIRST TEAM
Georgia Schweitzer, Duke; Summer Erb, N.C. State; Svetlana Volnaya, Virginia; Peppi Browne, Duke; LaQuanda Barksdale, N. Carolina

SECOND TEAM
Chrissy Floyd, Clemson; Latavia Coleman, Florida St.; Schuye LaRue, Virginia; Renee Robinson, Virginia; Tynesha Lewis, N.C. State

THIRD TEAM
Tiffany Brown, Maryland; Angie Cossey, Clemson ; Brooke Wycoff, Florida St.; Marche Strickland, Maryland; Nikki Teasley, N. Carolina

HONORABLE MENTION:
Jaime Kruppa, Georgia Tech; Alisha Mosley, Wake Forest; Dee-dee Warley, Maryland; Danielle Donehew, Georgia Tech; April Traylor, Florida St.; Kaayla Chones, N.C. State; Telisha Quarles, Virginia.

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