McNeese’s Damilola Balogun named to SLC All-Academic First Team

McNeese’s Damilola Balogun named to SLC All-Academic First Team
(Source: kplc)

FRISCO, Texas - McNeese senior forward Damilola Balogun has been named to the 2019-20 Southland Conference Women’s Basketball All-Academic Team, the league announced April 1.

The native of Lagos, Nigeria, who will graduate in May holds a 3.53 GPA in Management.

On the court, Balogun finished her career averaging a double-double (11.1 ppg. and 10.5 rpg.). In conference games, she averaged 12.5 ppg. and led the SLC with 11.6 rpg. and ranked second in the league with an 83.9 free throw percent.

During the 2019-20 season, she recorded 13 double-doubles, including nine in the final 14 games of the season. At one point during the season, Balogun recorded five straight double-doubles.

2019-20 Southland Women’s Basketball All-Academic First Team

Name School Cl. GPA Major

Dominique Golightly1, 2 Abilene Christian Sr. 3.65 Elementary Education

Breanna Wright^, 1, 3 Abilene Christian Sr. 4.00 Special Education

Damilola Balogun McNeese Sr. 3.53 Management

Amber Leggett1 Sam Houston State Jr. 3.50 Computer Software Engineering Technology

Stephanie Visscher1 Stephen F. Austin So. 3.36 Communication Studies

2019-20 Southland Women’s Basketball All-Academic Second Team

Name School Cl. GPA Major

Anna McLeod Abilene Christian Jr. 3.53 Communications Disorders

Megan Valdez-Crader Houston Baptist Jr. 3.50 Business

Loan-Anh Johnson Nicholls So. 3.53 Health Sciences – Pre Professional

Aiyana Johnson Stephen F. Austin So. 3.35 General Business

Emma Coleman-O’Bryan Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Sr. 3.97 Health Science

^ - 2019-20 Southland Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Year

1 - All-Conference First Team selection

2 - Two-time all-academic selection

3 - Three-time all-academic selection

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