March 6, 2015
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia Tech women’s basketball junior Roddreka Rogershas been named to the 2014-15 All-ACC Women’s Basketball Academic Team.
Rogers is the ninth Yellow Jacket to earn the honor and the first since Shayla Bivinsin 2014. The award goes to student-athletes with a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.0 cumulative average during her academic career. The award is based 60 percent on academic achievement and 40 percent on athletic accomplishment.
Rogers is a literature media and culture major at Georgia Tech. She has led the Jackets in rebounding all season with an average of 9.9 rebounds per game which ranks fifth in the ACC. She also has averaged 9.7 points per game. During ACC play, the forward averaged a double-double, with 10.4 points per game and 10.2 rebounds per game.
The Charlotte, N.C., native has 11 double-doubles this season and has pulled down at least 12 rebounds in 11 games this season. Rogers finished out the season strong, averaging 12.2 points per game and 12.7 rebounds per game over the past six games. In the ACC Tournament, Rogers recorded back-to-back double-doubles in Tech’s win against Clemson and loss to #16 North Carolina. Against Clemson, Rogers scored a career-high 20 points and pulled down a team-best 14 rebounds. She also led the Jackets in rebounding vs. North Carolina with 11 boards and scored 10 points.
Rogers and the Yellow Jackets await their postseason fate, which will be released on March 16.
2014-15 All-ACC Women’s Basketball Academic Team
Nicole Boudreau, Jr., G, Boston College
Kelly Hughes, So., G, Boston College
Tiffany Lewis, So., G, Clemson
Elizabeth Williams, Sr., C/F, Duke
Rebecca Greenwell, R-Fr., G, Duke
Brittany Brown, So., G, Florida State
Roddreka Rogers, Jr., F, Georgia Tech
Sara Hammond, Sr., F., Louisville
Myisha Hines-Allen, Fr., F, Louisville
Mariya Moore, Fr., F, Louisville
Jassany, Williams, GS, F, Miami
Ashley Williams, So., G, NC State
Brianna Kiesel, Sr., G, Pitt
Yacine Diop, Fr., F, Pitt
Monica Wignot, GS, F/C Pitt
Brianna Butler, Jr., G, Syracuse
Breyana Mason, So., G, Virginia
Faith Randolph, Jr., G, Virginia
Rachel Camp, Fr, G, Virginia Tech
Vanessa Panousis, So., G, Virginia Tech