February 28, 2006 - by
Gladden, Miller Receive All-ACC Recognition

Feb. 28, 2006

The 2005-06 All-ACC women’s basketball honors continue to be announced and Florida State continues to be represented. For the second straight season, Florida State’s Alicia Gladden was named to the ACC All-Defensive Team while rookie Britany Miller was named to the 2006 ACC All-Freshman Team.

FSU’s leader with 58 steals, Gladden ranks seventh in the league in steals per game with 2.15 and sixth in ACC contests with 2.36. She is also FSU’s leader in rebounding at 6.3 boards per game. The ACC coaches began picking an ACC All-Defensive Team in 2000 and an FSU player has been among the five-member team in four of the six years.

Alicia Gladden’s effort really speaks for itself and I am really proud of the fact that she has been a two-time member of the ACC All-Defensive Team – just a five-member team from a 12-member conference,” FSU head coach Sue Semrau said. “This team is voted on by the coaches so I think that it is one of the highest rewards a player can get. Alicia just does so much for us defensively. She is really somebody who makes us go and turns our defense into our offensive system.”

2000	Brooke Wyckoff
2001	Brooke Wyckoff
2005	Alicia Gladden
2006	Alicia Gladden

2005-06 ACC ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM La'Tangela Atkinson, North Carolina Alicia Gladden, Florida State Lindsey Harding, Duke Ashley Key, NC State Aja Parham, Boston College

2005-06 ACC Defensive Player of the Year Lindsey Harding, Duke

Miller, the only Seminole to start all 27 games this season, has scored in double figures in nine of the last 12 games, including the last two straight including 10 points vs. No. 17 Boston College. She had a career-high with a team-high 22 points in the win over Wake Forest. She was a three-time ACC Rookie of the Week and was the only Seminole in double figures at No. 6 Maryland with 16 points.

Miller is fourth on the team in scoring at 10.4 points per game and is averaging 5.1 rebounds per game–good for second on the team. She has scored in double figures 18 times and has led the team in scoring five times including three ACC games. She has grabbed four or more rebounds in 18 games and has a team-high 35 blocks for the year. Since joining the ACC in 1992, FSU has had six players earn ACC All-Freshman team honors.

“It has been a great rookie season for players in the ACC,” Semrau said. “There’s just tremendous talent and to have one of the five players that was named to that team our of all 12 ACC schools says a lot about not only the talent, but the productivity of Britany Miller. She’s made such a huge impact on our team and she can only get a ton better and that’s what is so exciting.”

1992	Connie Robinson
1996	Latavia Coleman
1997	Brooke Wyckoff
1999	April Traylor
2004	Shante Williams
2006	Britany Miller

2005-06 ACC ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM Marissa Coleman, Maryland Deirdre Naughton, Wake Forest Abby Waner, Duke Kristi Toliver, Maryland Britany Miller, Florida State

Honorable Mention All-Freshman Lyndra Littles, Virginia Rashanda McCants, North Carolina

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