Trinity's Holland Earns Second All-America Honor

Trinity's Holland Earns Second All-America Honor

(Portions of this story courtesy of Trinity University Athletics Communications)

-- Trinity University senior women's basketball player Abby Holland was selected to the All-America Third Team in an announcement made on Tuesday.

The talented Tiger forward was earlier tabbed for the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) NCAA Division III Coaches All-America Honorable Mention Team.

The honors began to accumulate for Holland when she was selected as the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Year, as well as making the All-SCAC First Team for the third consecutive season. Holland was then named to the All-South Region First Team.

Holland became Trinity's fifth All-American during the tenure of eighth-year Head Coach Cameron Hill. Prior to this season, Micah Weaver was the last Tiger standout to earn the honor, following the 2018 campaign.

Trinity basketball history was made by Holland during the 2019-20 season. She became the Tigers second-leading all-time women's basketball career scorer with 1,690 points in her column. Trinity Athletic Hall of Fame member Terri Hailey (1977-1981) is the leading all-time scorer with 1,806 points.

Holland paced the Tigers in scoring with 18.7 points per game (524 total), while posting a rebound average of 6.6 boards (186 total). She also connected on 52.1% of her shots. Holland was ranked seventh in Division III field goals made with 219.0 to her credit.

Trinity finished the season with a 23-5 record, with a #24 ranking from the WBCA, and a #21 rating from The Tigers won the SCAC regular-season title with a 17-1 record, and Coach Hill was elected the conference Women's Basketball Co-Coach of the Year.

To see the full All-America Team, click here.

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