Three Western Washington University players were first or second-team picks and Carmen Dolfo was named coach of the year in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women's Basketball All-Star selections announced Tuesday, March 5.
Two Vikings were first-team honorees - center Britt Harris and point guard Corinn Waltrip. Selected to the second team was forward Trishi Williams.
Harris tops the team in scoring with a 14.4 points per game average, and is third in rebounding at 5.3. She is shooting 59.1 percent (146 of 247) from the field, which ranks third nationally and second in the GNAC.
Harris, who is tied for seventh among league leaders in blocked shots (1.1) and is eighth in points, has scored double-figure points a team-best 22 times this season.
Waltrip is averaging 11.2 points, shooting 43.5 percent (57 of 131) from 3-point range, which ranks sixth nationally. She is second in the GNAC in 3-point accuracy and third in 3-point makes (2.2).
Waltrip, who was a second-team league choice last year, scored a career-high 36 points in a game this season, the fourth-highest total ever by a Viking.
Waltrip has a four-year career point total of 966 and ranks 15th among WWU leaders in assists with 304. She is on school-record pace for career free-throw shooting at 82.6 percent (138 of 167).
Williams is averaging 10.5 points and 6.0 rebounds, third and second respectively on the squad, while leading in assists (4.4) and steals (2.9). She ranks second among conference leaders in steals, fourth in floor accuracy at 48.2 percent (107 of 222) and fifth in assists.
Against Alaska Anchorage on Feb. 2, Williams became just the third WWU player in school history to record a triple double, finishing with 11 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds.
Dolfo, who is in her 22nd season at her alma mater, has WWU currently at 23-3 and winning its fourth regular-season GNAC title with a 17-1 mark.
Dolfo, who has a career record of 469-172, was selected COY for the fourth time. She also won the award in 2002, 2006 and 2011.
Named GNAC Player of the Year was Simon Fraser center Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe. Other special award winners were Simon Fraser guard/forward Erin Chambers, Defensive POY; Northwest Nazarene guard Kylee Shierman, Newcomer of the Year; and Alaska Anchorage guard Jessica Madison, Freshman of the Year.
WWU is the No. 1 seed at this week's third annual GNAC Tournament being held at Lacey.