Women’s Basketball Star Christine Wooding Named All-American

Christine Wooding was selected as an All-American for her outstanding 2012 season.

Christine Wooding became Philadelphia University’s seventh women’s basketball All-American after being named Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association Division II Coaches’ All-America Team Honorable Mention and to the 2012 Daktronics Women’s Basketball Division II All-America second team.

Wooding is the program’s first all-American since Samara Speakes earned Daktronics All-America third team in 2005.   Wooding, who helped the Lady Rams compile an overall record of 20-9, has also earned Daktronics Division II All-East Region first team recognition and the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Player of the Year award.

Wooding—the only CACC player on the All-American team—had a tremendous senior season ranking 12th in D-II in scoring (19.8 points per game) and rebounding (11.4 per game), and 13th in blocks (2.9 per game). She is sixth with 17 double-doubles. In the CACC, Wooding ranked first in scoring, second in rebounding and blocks (84), third in field goal percentage (54.5), and sixth in free throw percentage (81.1).

During her career at Philadelphia University, Wooding wrote her name in the record books with 1,304 points (10th all-time in school history), 749 rebounds (eighth all-time) and 180 blocks (second all-time). Her 575 points during the 2011-12 campaign is 12th in Philadelphia University women’s basketball history, while her 332 rebounds is the sixth-best single season total.

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