Feb. 27, 2001
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The 2000-01 All ACC women’s basketball teams were announced by league officials on Tuesday and Florida State was well represented. Senior co-captain Brooke Wyckoff, a native of West Chester, Ohio, was named a first team All-ACC selection and became the first FSU player to garner such an honor since Tia Paschal in 1992-93, while senior Levys Torres and junior April Traylor were named to the third team. Wyckoff also earned ACC All Defensive Team honors for the second straight season.
A 6-1 wing player, Wyckoff is FSU’s leading scorer at 15.3 points per game and ranks among the ACC’s top nine in six statistical categories including third in free throw percentage (80 percent), fifth in field goal percentage (48 percent) and seventh in scoring (15.3 ppg). Wyckoff has scored in double figures in 23 games this season, including eight games of 20 or more points, and has led the team in scoring in 12 contests and in rebounding in six games. Wyckoff, who was named ACC Player of the Week once this season, heads into the ACC Tournament averaging 6.7 boards and 1.00 blocks per contest. Her 205 career blocks place her sixth in the ACC career charts for total blocks. In her senior campaign, she has recorded 181 rebounds, including 133 on the defensive end. Wyckoff has earned ACC honors in each of her four seasons. She was named to the ACC All Freshman Team her first season and was a third team selection in her sophomore and juniors years.
Torres, a 6-4 center from Colombia, South America, is averaging a double-double for the season with a team-leading 10.1 boards and 11.3 points per game. She ranks third in the ACC in rebounding and is first in the league with 109 offensive boards. Torres, who was named ACC Player of the Week once during the season, recorded nine double-doubles and led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding in 19 games. She scored a team-high 24 points and recorded an FSU-record 24 rebounds in the win over Coppin State.
A Martinsville, Indiana native, Traylor, a 5-10 guard, is second on the team in scoring at 14.9 points per game and leads the squad in assists (3.9) and steals (2.5) per game. Traylor has scored in double figures in 24 games, including six games of 20 or more points, and has led the team in scoring eight times. Traylor, who ranks in the top eight of four ACC statistical categories, was named to the ACC All-Freshman team in her first season.
The Seminoles will face the Virginia Cavaliers in ACC Tournament action on Saturday, March 3rd at 2 p.m.