May 1, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. - The NC State women's basketball team wrapped up the 2011-12 season with a team awards dinner on Sunday.
Head coach Kellie Harper handed out postseason awards and thanked her players, coaching staff, and support staff for all their great work during the season.
Video coordinator Jason Rasnake put together another outsanding highlight video that was well received by the assembled group.
The Wolfpack reached the second round of the Postseason WNIT and compiled a final record of 19-16.
The victory over Duke in the ACC Tournament earned Performance of the Year at the 2012 Wolfie Awards held two weeks ago by the Athletic Department.
Ninth-seeded NC State made history by becoming the first team seeded 8 or 9 to ever beat the top-seed in the tournament. The Wolfpack, behind 16 points from both Bonae Holston and Marissa Kastanek, earned a 75-73 thrilling victory over the fifth-ranked Blue Devils.
Here is the complete list of basketball awards and recipients:
All-ACC Third Team: Bonae Holston
All-ACC Honorable Mention: Marissa Kastanek
ACC All-Tournament first team: Marissa Kastanek
Kay Yow ACC WBB Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Marissa Kastanek
ACC All-Academic Team: Marissa Kastanek, Kody Burke
Most Outstanding Player (Chosen by the team)
Leader of the Pack (Chosen by Strength & Conditioning Coach Bryan Tatum)
Doak Award (Given annually to best freshman)
Krystal Barrett & Erica Donovan
Kay Yow Award (A person that exemplifies strength and excels from adversity)
Bemmer Award (Named in honor of former equipment manager Brenda Keene)
Academic Award (Highest GPA combined Spring 2011 and Fall 2011)
Bonae Holston, Third-straight season she has won the award