March 23, 2020 - by
Gillespie Named USBWA All-American

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – Florida State redshirt senior forward Kiah Gillespie picked up her second All-America honor since the 2019-20 season ended. On Monday she was selected as an honorable-mention All-American by the United States Basketball Writers Association.

The Meriden, Conn., native was named an All-American last week by the Associated Press, with more organizations still announcing awards this week as well. She is also a Top 5 finalist for the Katrina McClain Award, which is given to the nation’s top power forward.

Gillespie Named USBWA All-American

In just two playing seasons with Florida State, Gillespie averaged 15.9 points, 9.0 rebounds and shot 43.8 percent from the floor. She tallied 25 career double-doubles in just 65 career games played with FSU.

Gillespie was also named to the All-ACC First Team for the second straight year, and was added to the ACC All-Tournament First Team after helping FSU to the ACC Championship Game vs. NC State.

In her outstanding senior year, the All-American finished with nine 20-point games, 15 10-rebound games as well as 12 double-doubles.

Gillespie also finished in the Top 10 in ACC play in scoring (15.6), rebounding (7.7), field goal percentage (44.2) and defensive rebounds (5.7).

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