Feb. 5, 2009
PULLMAN - Washington State women's basketball senior guard Katie Appleton was named third-team ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA All-Academic District VIII, the organizations announced today.
Appleton, who will graduate this May with a degree in movement studies, has started every game for the Cougars this year, averaging 10.1 points per game. She scored her 1,000th-career point last week against Arizona State, becoming just the 12th women's basketball player in school history to reach the milestone. She currently ranks tied for 10th on the all-time scoring list with 1,015 career points.
The Big Bear Lake, Calif., native also became WSU's career leader in 3-point field goals two weeks ago, passing Joanna Smith (143; 1997-2001) on the all-time list. She now has 152 career 3-pointers.