KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech’s Karissa Dixon (Medford, Ore.) was named to the 2014 Division II Women’s Basketball honorable mention All-America Team, announced by the national office on Wednesday. Dixon became the third women’s basketball player at Oregon Tech honored at the All-American level.
Nikki McElligott was a 3rd Team All-America selection in both 2004 and 2005, while Carmen Arroquero in 1986 received honorable mention honors.
For the season the 5-10 senior guard averaged 11.3 points per game, 4.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists. Dixon also recorded 57 steals and 21 blocked shots on the year. Her 144 assists led the Owls, ranked No. 6 in the Cascade Conference, while ranking No. 6 in the NAIA in assists/turnover ratio.
In the Oregon Tech record book, Dixon ranks first all-time in 3-point field goals made (221) and second in career points (1395) and career assists (391). Dixon grabbed 693 career rebounds, ranking third all-time, with her 163 steals fourth on the all-time list.
“This is a well-deserved award for Karissa. It’s the result of dedication and a lot of hard work,” said Oregon Tech Head Coach Scott Meredith. “A team captain and on-floor leader, she is an exceptional student/athlete. Karissa Dixon is a model for what we want our student/athletes to be at Oregon Tech. I am very proud of her and what she has accomplished.”
The 2014 NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball All-America Teams were selected by the NAIA-Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America Committee.
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